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Nationwide trade union strike begins, to hit key sectors


February 28th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) In what was expected to affect key sectors like banking, insurance, telecom, transport, mining, postal and manufacturing, crores of trade union members went on ... Read more...

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Delhi autorikshaw unions to join Tuesday stir


February 27th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, February 27 (IANS) Come Tuesday and commuters in New Delhi may face major hassles as the capital's 55,000 autorikshaws have decided to join in the national strike called ... Read more...

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Labour strike to paralyse banking, transport services Tuesday


February 27th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) A nation-wide 24-hour general strike called by major trade unions Tuesday could cripple the country's transport, banking and postal systems after the government's attempts ... Read more...

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Oil hits $100 mark


February 24th, 2011 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) US crude oil price crossed $100 a barrel Wednesday, hitting the triple digits for the first time since October 2008, as violence in Libya caused anxiety in ... Read more...

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Nalco officials concerned over project delays in Orissa


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 22 (IANS) The officers' association of the state-owned National Aluminium Compnay Ltd (NALCO) Thursday expressed its concern over the delay of its expansion plans in Orissa. NALCO, in spite of its ... Read more...

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Ship collision causes oil spill off Singapore coast


May 25th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by BNO News
SINGAPORE (BNO NEWS) -- An estimated 2,000 tonnes of crude oil may have spilled into the Singapore Strait after two ships collided off Singapore's southeastern coast on early Tuesday, authorities said.The collision ... Read more...

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Nalco plans subsidiaries to boost business diversification


January 8th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 8 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Company (NALCO) plans to form three subsidiaries to boost its business diversification aims, a senior company official said Friday. The subsidiaries may be formed depending upon ... Read more...

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National Aluminium net dips 64 percent


October 30th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) State-run National Aluminium Co (NALCO) Friday said its net profit dipped 64.11 percent to Rs.159.49 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30 as compared to Rs.444.46 crore in ... Read more...

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Central team reaches Paradip to inspect capsized ship


September 26th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) Following reports of minor oil spills, a five-member team of the central shipping ministry Saturday reached Orissa's Paradip port to inspect the ship that sank off its coast ... Read more...

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Shipping ministry unveils 100-day agenda


July 1st, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) More public-private partnership (PPP) projects for building ports, revised guidelines for port operations, and speedier acquisition of ships and equipment are some of the targets set by ... Read more...

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Terror being used as garb to displace us: Goa fishermen


December 13th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 13 (IANS) A section of Goa's fishermen are upset over moves by the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) to oust them from their ancestral Khariwada fishing jetty under the "cover of ... Read more...

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Nalco eyes Tajikistan, Congo for investment in smelters


June 5th, 2008 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 5 (IANS) National Aluminium Co Ltd (Nalco), India's second biggest producer of aluminium, Thursday said it is exploring the possibility of investing in smelters in Tajikistan and Congo. The company, ... Read more...

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Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust to develop SEZ


March 12th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) is going to develop a multi-product special economic zone (SEZ) over 745 hectares of port land, Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and ... Read more...

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