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Colonialism’s shadow lingers over Goa village (Letter from Goa)


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mayem (Goa), June 22 (IANS) Even 50 years after liberation from Portuguese rule, the shadow of colonialism still looms over this little village in Goa about 30 km from state ... Read more...

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Railways to improve services in Chhattisgarh


February 8th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 8 (IANS) Rail connectivity will be improved in the interiors of Chhattisgarh, particularly in the Maoist-hit Bastar region, Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Wednesday."Railway is determined to ... Read more...

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NMDC resumes iron shipment from Chhattisgarh


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 23 (IANS) NMDC Ltd, India's largest iron ore producer and exporter in public sector, Monday resumed iron ore supplies from its key mines in Chhattisgarh, a company ... Read more...

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Want ban on iron ore export, Karnataka tells apex court (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Karnataka government Thursday told the Supreme Court that it was committed to curbing the menace of illegal iron ore mining and favoured a ban ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh asked to ease enforcement of forest laws


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 22 (IANS) The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) Tuesday asked the minerals-rich Chhattisgarh to ease its strict enforcement of forest laws "to enable socially ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal set to buy Canadian iron ore company for $433 million


December 16th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 16 (IANS) Unless a rival bidder emerges possibly from China by Monday, ArcelorMittal is set to take over Canada's Baffinland Iron Mines for $433 million.ArcelorMittal has already ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal changes India strategy, focus on smaller units


September 16th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Facing delays in land acquisition and protests by tribals in India for its proposed units, top global steel producer AreclorMittal has revised its strategy and will now ... Read more...

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Maoists hold up development in Bastar


March 26th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), March 26 (IANS) The road to development has almost hit a dead end in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region with Maoist rebels holding up construction of rural roads and blowing ... Read more...

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Koda recommended mines for Vinod Sinha’s company: former bureaucrat (Interview)


November 13th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Nov 13 (IANS) A former Jharkhand bureaucrat claims that in 2007 then chief minister Madhu Koda had pressurised him to push files recommending iron ore mines to a company ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh iron ore mines security raised after Maoist strike(Lead)


October 26th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 26 (IANS) Security has been strengthened and patrolling intensified Monday at National Mineral Development Corp's (NMDC) iron ore mines in Chhattisgarh, a day after Maoists killed four security personnel guarding ... Read more...

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Maoists threaten iron ore mining in Bastar


August 28th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, Aug 28 (IANS) The growing activities of Maoists in Bastar in Chhattisgarh are threatening iron ore mining in a sprawling forested region that accounts for a fifth of all ... Read more...

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Steel authority set to bag Chhattisgarh iron ore reserve


August 12th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhilai (Chhattisgarh), Aug 12 (IANS) Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL) is set to bag a 2,028-hectare block in the Rowghat iron ore mine deposits in Chhattisgarh to feed its flagship unit, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s income from minerals royalty rises 20 percent


June 1st, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 1 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government Monday said its royalty earnings from minerals rose 20 percent in 2008-09 to Rs.1,237 crore. "The state had made earnings of Rs.1,237.29 crore from minerals ... Read more...

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Fresh deposits for coal, iron ore found in Chhattisgarh


February 5th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 5 (IANS) Mineral-rich Chhattisgarh has hit another goldmine: a fresh discovery of 90 million tonnes of coal and a little over 22 million tonnes of iron ore."Deposits of 50 million ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to meet corporates to draft industrial policy


January 20th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Chhattisgarh will take the help of the corporate sector in drafting a new industrial policy, it said Tuesday."I have started working ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to get Rs.427.6 bn in steel sector


August 9th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 9 (IANS) As many as 20 steel makers have signed separate deals with the Chhattisgarh government that will bring investments worth Rs.427.61 billion ($10.2 billion) to the state, a senior ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to assess actual iron ore reserves via new survey


August 6th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 6 (IANS) The government of the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand has decided to survey and assess the actual iron ore reserves in the state, a top official told IANS ... Read more...

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NMDC resumes Chhattisgarh mining after a week


June 13th, 2008 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 13 (IANS) The state-owned National Mineral Development Corp Ltd (NMDC) Friday resumed iron ore mining in Chhattisgarh's insurgency-hit Dantewada district after a week-long forced stoppage of work. Mining activity had ... Read more...

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Maoists’ power blackout halts mining in southern Chhattisgarh


June 9th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 9 (IANS) The iron ore mining industry in southern Chhattisgarh has come to a halt since Thursday after Maoists cut off power supply in four districts including Dantewada, which has ... Read more...

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