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Green tribunal scraps Posco’s $12bn Odisha project (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Friday suspended environment clearance to South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Odisha, the biggest foreign direct ... Read more...

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Posco, industry welcome conditional nod to Orissa project


January 31st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Welcoming the conditional clearance to its $12 billion steel project in Orissa, the Indian subsidiary of South Korean steel major Posco said Monday that it will resolve ... Read more...

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Conditional nod to Posco project in Orissa (Lead)


January 31st, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The environment ministry Monday gave conditional clearance to South Korean steel major Posco's $12 billion project in Orissa, the biggest foreign direct investment in the country.Posco is ... Read more...

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POSCO final decision in a week: Jairam Ramesh


January 24th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A final decision on granting green clearances for South Korean steelmaker POSCO's steel mill in Orissa will be made by January-end, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Monday. ... Read more...

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Environmental panel seeks more information on POSCO


November 30th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) An environment ministry panel looking into coastal regulation zone (CRZ) violation by the South Korean steel major POSCO for its $12 billion project in Orissa Tuesday sought ... Read more...

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Environment panel calls for cancelling clearance to POSCO


November 19th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The environment ministry's Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) has recommended cancellation of the forest clearance given to South Korean steel major POSCO for its $12 billion project ... Read more...

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India values South Korean investment, says Sharma


October 28th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Hanoi, Oct 28 (IANS) India values South Korean investment despite the row over its Posco project in Orissa over issues related to environment and land, Commerce Minister Anand ... Read more...

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Environment panel to submit POSCO report Oct 11


September 27th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday said the panel probing violation of laws by South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project in Orissa will submit its report ... Read more...

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Scope of central panel probing violations by POSCO widened


August 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The central environment ministry has decided to widen the scope of an investigation panel probing violation of laws by South Korean steel major POSCO's $12 billion project ... Read more...

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Central panel inspects POSCO site


August 27th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 27 (IANS) A four-member central panel led by former environment and forests department secretary Meena Gupta Friday visited the proposed POSCO site in Orissa to check if there was any ... Read more...

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Task force to protect land acquired for POSCO project


August 10th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 10 (IANS) The administration in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district has been asked to form a joint task force to protect the land acquired by the state government for South Korean ... Read more...

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Environment ministry asks Orissa to stop work on POSCO project


August 6th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The environment ministry has asked the Orissa government to stop all work, including land acquisition, related to the $12 billion steel project of South Korean steel major ... Read more...

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Ride-on lawnmowers land thousands of people in hospital every year


November 22nd, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Experts have revealed that ride-on lawnmowers are causing more accidents every year, landing thousands of people in hospital.According to the Journal of Safety Research, a survey conducted over ... Read more...

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Massive protest in Manipur over proposed farmland acquisition


February 8th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal (Manipur), Feb.8 (ANI): Trouble is brewing in Manipur against the administration''s plans to acquire farmland to set up an industrial growth centre. The state government wants to set up a 102 ... Read more...

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