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Coal India to invest Rs.40,000 crore in 12th Plan


September 12th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) State miner Coal India Ltd (CIL) said Wednesday the company was committed to investing Rs.40,000 crore in the 12th Plan period (2012-17)."Capital investment plan for ... Read more...

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Ambani seeks higher power tariff to ensure industry’s health


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Power tariffs in India will have to go up to reflect the cost it takes to produce electricity and the health of producing companies, Reliance Power ... Read more...

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Coal India to get assets abroad


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, September 3 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL) will spend Rs.5,000 crore this fiscal to acquire assets abroad, Pratik Prakashbapu Patil, minister of state in the coal ministry, said ... Read more...

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Reliance Power starts production at Sasan mines


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Reliance Power has begun mining coal from Sasan blocks in Madhya Pradesh six months ahead of schedule, the company said Monday. It targets raising the output ... Read more...

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Coal India achieves 95 percent of targetted supply to power sector


August 27th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL) has achieved 95 percent of its supply target to the power sector, Pratik Prakashbapu Patil, minister of state for coal said ... Read more...

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Coal India to assess extent of illegal coal mining


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Coal India Limited (CIL), the country's largest coal miner, has commissioned Jamshedpur-based Xavier Labour Research Institute and Indian School of Mines, Dhanbad, for undertaking ... Read more...

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Coal India’s marginal net profit growth in Q1


August 13th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) State miner Coal India Limited (CIL) Monday declared a marginal net profit growth with a stand-alone net profit of Rs.45,765.70 million for the quarter ended ... Read more...

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30 coal blocks start production out of 195 allocated


August 13th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Out of 195 coal blocks allocated to public and private sectors, 30 have started production, Minister of State for Coal Pratik Prakashbapu Patil said Monday.Replying ... Read more...

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169 killed in North Korea floods


August 6th, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Severe floods have killed up to 169 people and injured 144 in North Korea since July, state KCNA news agency reported.Another 400 people have gone ... Read more...

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Coal Minister invites foreign investment


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday invited foreign investors to invest in India's coal sector saying the country is making all efforts to boost growth in ... Read more...

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Coal mining threatens forests, tigers: Greenpeace


August 1st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 1 (IANS) Environment watchdog Greenpeace Wednesday sought an immediate moratorium on new coal projects in the country citing evidences that the mining threatened forests and wildlife."From 2007 to ... Read more...

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Mining, railways hit hard in Jharkhand due to power failure


July 31st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 31 (IANS) Mining and railway services were hit hard in Jharkhand due to unprecedented tripping in the Eastern Grid Tuesday. Major mining companies - BCCL and CCL - ... Read more...

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Coal India targets 615 mn tonnes output in five years


June 6th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Government-run Coal India Ltd Wednesday said it has targetted production of 615 million tonnes of coal during the 12th Five Year Plan period that began ... Read more...

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Core industries growth falls to 2.2 percent in April


May 31st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Growth in eight core industries fell to 2.2 percent in April as compared to 4.2 percent registered during the corresponding month of previous year, due ... Read more...

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Coal India ordered to sign fuel supply pact with power firms


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The government Tuesday ordered Coal India to sign fuel supply agreements (FSAs) with power producers committing at least 80 percent assured supply.A presidential directive issued ... Read more...

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Coal India misses production target


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) State-run Coal India (CIL) Limited Monday said it has ended the last fiscal with a production of 435.84 million tonnes (mt) compared to 431.32 mt in ... Read more...

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Core industries’ growth rises by 6.8 percent


March 29th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Growth in eight core industries, including electricity, coal, cement, steel and crude oil, rose by 6.8 percent in February against 0.5 percent in the previous ... Read more...

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Core industries growth slumps to 0.5 percent in January


February 28th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Growth in eight core industries that include electricity, coal, cement, steel and crude oil slumped to 0.5 percent in January as compared to 3.1 percent ... Read more...

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Chinese firm builds 200-million-tonne coal base


January 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 5 (IANS) Shenhua Shendong Coal Group Corp produced 202 million tonnes of commercial coal in 2011, becoming the first 200-million-tonne commercial coal production base in China.The company ... Read more...

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Core industries growth rebounds to 6.8 percent


December 26th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) India's core industries grew 6.8 percent in November, compared to just 0.3 percent in October, raising hopes of a rebound in overall factory output, official ... Read more...

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Power plants should import coal, says minister


December 19th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Agreeing that there was a shortage of coal in the country, Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal Monday said power plants should look towards importing coal."The energy ... Read more...

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We cannot meet power firms’ coal demands: Minister


December 1st, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 1 (IANS) Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal Thursday said Coal India Limited (CIL) could not meet the requirements of the power companies."A large number of power plants are coming ... Read more...

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Coal India steps up supplies to power sector


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) State-run Coal India Limited (CIL) increased coal dispatches to power utilities across the country by 28 percent during the period Oct 11-20, the company claimed Saturday.The ... Read more...

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School bells ring again in Telangana, coal production resumes


October 18th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 18 (IANS) After more than a month, coal production resumed in the state-run Singareni coal mines Tuesday while schools and colleges that were shut in support of ... Read more...

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Telangana strike completes a month, buses off roads


October 12th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The indefinite "people's strike" in Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh to demand a separate state completed 30 days Wednesday.The administration remained paralysed as government employees ... Read more...

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Cracks in Telangana movement, some back to work


October 10th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Cracks are appearing in the "people's strike" for a separate Telangana state with a section of employees of the Road Transport Corporation (RTC) Monday calling ... Read more...

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Coal shortage could hit hard power projects


October 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Uncertain coal supply from mines in the country and problems in importing fuel could lead to massive shortageS for Indian power plants and result in ... Read more...

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Bus employees to continue strike for Telangana


October 9th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Employees of state-owned Road Transport Corp (RTC) buses Sunday decided to continue their indefinite strike for a separate Telangana state, as the buses remained off ... Read more...

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Telangana leaders heading for Singareni mines held


October 9th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Police Sunday arrested Telangana leaders while heading to Singareni mines in Andhra Pradesh's Khammam district to express solidarity with the miners who are on strike ... Read more...

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Ammonium nitrate control must be flexible: BJP MP


October 7th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 7 (IANS) A Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Friday requested the coal ministry to be flexible while formulating the proposed regulations on sale of ammonium nitrate, misused as ... Read more...

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Telangana strike enters 25th day


October 7th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 7 (IANS) The general strike in the Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh entered its 25th day Friday as the impasse continues over the demand for a separate ... Read more...

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Andhra governor summoned to Delhi over Telangana


October 6th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 6 (IANS) With the general strike in Telangana continuing in support of a demand for a separate state, the central government has summoned Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. ... Read more...

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On 22nd day, no end in sight to Telangana strike


October 4th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 4 (IANS) With the centre not giving any assurance on carving a separate Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh, the indefinite 'people's strike' in the region ... Read more...

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Telangana movement gains momentum, Congress to hold further talks (Roundup)


October 1st, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) The agitation for a separate state gained further momentum Friday with a shutdown called by Telangana groups across the region in Andhra Pradesh badly ... Read more...

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Call for industrial shutdown in four Telangana districts


September 30th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 30 (IANS) Intensifying further the movement for separate Telangana state, the Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Friday called for indefinite industrial shutdown in four of the region's ... Read more...

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