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Explosives-laden truck explodes at Chinese cement factory, 9 dead


August 28th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by BNO News
A truck carrying more than 7 tonnes (15,400 pounds) of explosives blew up at a cement factory in southern China on Monday, killing nine people and leaving another person missing, government officials ... Read more...

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Protests in Kashmir over youth’s killing


July 25th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Carrying the body of a youth who was allegedly killed in firing by security forces, thousands of people walked in protest in Jammu and Kashmir's ... Read more...

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Ordeal of Indian workers in Angola ends


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A day after External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna spoke to his Angolan counterpart, most Indian workers at a cement factory in the African country have ... Read more...

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Angola workers crisis: Bihar asks PM to intervene


May 19th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 19 (IANS) Concerned over the safety of over 1,100 Indian workers, including those from Bihar, facing trouble in Angola, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has sought Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Will swiftly resolve workers crisis in Angola: Krishna


May 18th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) With over 1,100 Indian workers in trouble in Angola, Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday said all efforts for "swift resolution" of the ... Read more...

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India conveys concerns over workers unrest to Angolan envoy


May 17th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) In the backdrop of over 1,100 Indian workers' protest over pay-related issues in Angola, India Thursday called the southern African nation's envoy to South ... Read more...

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India says it is acting to resolve its workers’ crisis in Angola


May 16th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Indian government is "acting on all fronts" to resolve a crisis faced by its 1,100 workers at a cement factory in Angola and ... Read more...

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Pond revered by Hindus drying up in Pakistan


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) A pond considered sacred by Hindus abutting a 900-year-old temple complex in Pakistan is drying up after tubewells began supplying the water to a cement factory ... Read more...

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25 Chinese nationals held in Egypt


February 1st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 1 (IANS) As many as 25 Chinese nationals working for a cement factory in Egypt have been taken captive by some local people in Egypt's Sinai town of ... Read more...

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Koda waived off aide’s Rs.10 crore power bill: CBI source


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 3 (IANS) Former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, who is in jail in a graft case, allegedly waived off Rs.10 crore electricity bill of a private cement factory ... Read more...

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Farmers’ march continues against cement factory


March 14th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 14 (IANS) The union environment ministry's direction for immediate stoppage of work on Nirma's proposed Rs.1,400-crore cement plant notwithstanding, the agitating farmers' march to Gandhinagar continued Monday.The ... Read more...

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Binani Cement, Gujarat government sign MoU worth Rs.42 bn


January 13th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) Binani Cement Thursday said it has signed an agreement worth Rs.4,200 crore (Rs.42 billion) with the Gujarat government to set up a 610 megawatt power plant, a cement ... Read more...

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Shivraj Singh Chouhan gets clean-chit in dumper scam


December 30th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 30 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Thursday got a clean-chit in the three-year-old dumper scam from the Lokayukta, an anti-corruption ombudsman investigating the Rs.2 crore scam, sources ... Read more...

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Six Punjabi youths rescued from Malaysia


October 25th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Oct 25 (IANS) Six Punjabi youths, who had gone to Malaysia in pursuit of big bucks but were forced to work in inhuman conditions for meagre wages, have been rescued ... Read more...

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India gives $42 million credit for Congo power project


August 12th, 2010 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Kinshasa, Aug 12 (IANS) The Export Import Bank of India has approved a US$42 million line of credit from the Indian government to the Democratic Republic of Congo for building a hydro-electric ... Read more...

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Sharjah Sharia court gives capital punishment to Indian labourer


July 12th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sharjah, July 12 (ANI): The 'Sharjah Sharia Court of First Instance' has convicted an Indian man and sentenced him to death for premeditatedly beating another man to death.According to Gulf News, ... Read more...

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Indian firm in race for $80 million cement factory in Ethiopia


March 5th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Groum Abate Addis Ababa, March 5 (IANS) A Indian company is competing against four Chinese firms for an 80-million dollar contract for the construction of the Habesha cement factory that will help ... Read more...

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Farmers protest proposed cement plant in Gujarat


February 25th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Feb 25 (ANI): Farmers and villagers of Mahuva town in Gujarat today carried out a protest march from Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad against the setting up of a cement plant ... Read more...

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Seven killed in extremist attack in Assam


April 20th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Apr 20 (ANI): Seven persons, including five Assam Police Battalion personnel, were killed when DHD (Jewel) extremists attacked on a convoy of Vinay Cement Factory in troubled North Cachar Hill District ... Read more...

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Madras HC decides case sans parties; apex court frowns


April 8th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court has caught the Madras High Court deciding a civil dispute in the absence of both the feuding parties - in fact neither ... Read more...

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Highway connecting Assam-Bhutan border to be road to prosperity


March 7th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Baksa (Assam), Mar 7 (ANI): People of Barpeta district have expressed hope that the national highway connecting Pathsala town in Assam to Bhutan border would be a road to their prosperity.The ... Read more...

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Three killed in Orissa cement factory accident


February 13th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 13 (IANS) At least three people were killed and three others sustained critical injuries in an accident in a cement factory in Orissa Friday, police said. A huge iron plate fell ... Read more...

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Maoist shutdown in Bihar: 11 trucks torched


January 22nd, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 22 (IANS) Protesting the arrest and alleged torture of their top leaders, Maoist rebels Thursday enforced a 24-hour strike, setting ablaze 11 trucks and blasting a mobile telephone signal tower ... Read more...

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25 held for attacking Jharkhand cement factory


October 24th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 24 (IANS) Twenty-five people, including nine women, have been arrested for attacking and torching the under-construction Jaypee Cement factory in Jharkhand's Bokaro district, police said Friday."We have arrested 25 people ... Read more...

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Builder Strabag halts $700 mn expansion in Russia


September 29th, 2008 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 29 (DPA) Austrian-based construction group Strabag SE announced Monday it has put on hold a planned joint venture with a Russian cement group in order to stay flexible in the ... Read more...

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Jobless mine workers demand reopening of Orissas dolomite and limestone mines


May 23rd, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneshwar, May 23 (ANI): A mine workers group Birsa Sangram Samiti staged a demonstration today in Orissas Sundergarh District demanding the reopening of the closed dolomite and limestone mines that had ... Read more...

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DHD (J) militants in Assam kill 10 workers


May 15th, 2008 - 7:45 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, May 15 (ANI): Militants of the Dima Halam Daogah (Jewel Garlossa faction) struck again in Assam on Thursday, killing 10 workers engaged by a cement factory and a railway employee ... Read more...

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Tribal militants kill 11 in Assam


May 15th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by admin
Guwahati, May 15 (IANS) Tribal militants struck in north-eastern India's Assam state again Thursday, killing 10 workers engaged by a cement factory and a railway employee in two separate attacks and heightening ... Read more...

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Kerala social activist’s husband held for smuggling


April 5th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by admin
Kozhikode, April 5 (IANS) T.P. Yakub, husband of well-known social activist and former ultra Left leader K. Ajitha, was arrested Saturday for his alleged role in the smuggling of spirit, police said. ... Read more...

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Reliance Power to start work on Sasan power project


March 4th, 2008 - 10:58 pm ICT by admin
Bhopal, March 4 (IANS) Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (RADAG) chairman Anil Ambani has said here Tuesday that work on the Rs.200-billion, 4,000-MW Sasan power project by will begin in three months. ... Read more...

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