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Expert team to submit report on Posco by October


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 (IANS) An expert team reviewing the environmental impact assessment of Posco's proposed $12 billion steel plant in Odisha will submit its report by October, the team said ... Read more...

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MoEF expert team visits Posco plant site in Odisha


August 21st, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 21 (IANS) A four-member expert team deputed by the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) Tuesday visited the site of South Korean steel major Posco's proposed steel plant ... Read more...

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Anti-Posco leader released on bail in Odisha


May 18th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 18 (IANS) A former Odisha legislator who was arrested in connection with clashes near the Posco steel plant site in Jagatsinghpur district last year was released on bail ... Read more...

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POSCO’s operating profit drops in Q1


April 20th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 20 (IANS) South Korea's top steelmaker Posco said Friday that its operating profit dropped in the first quarter due to weak demand and high feedstock costs.Consolidated operating profit, ... Read more...

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Ominous signs for democracy in Bengal: Kolkata scientist


April 18th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Warning that there were "ominous signs for democracy" in West Bengal, internationally acclaimed scientist Partho Sarothi Roy, who was arrested for supporting slum dwellers when ... Read more...

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


March 30th, 2012 - 10:17 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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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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India is a profitable business opportunity, PM tells Korean CEOs (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Investment from South Korea is a "priority" for India, visiting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday, adding that the government was taking "proactive" steps to ... Read more...

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Korean investment a priority, Posco will happen: Manmohan Singh


March 26th, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Investment from South Korea is a "priority" for India, visiting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Monday, adding that the government was taking "proactive" steps improve ... Read more...

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Posco seeks lifting of curbs on project site entry


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 1 (IANS) Posco-India, a subsidiary of South Korean steel major Posco, Thursday asked Odisha to lift the restriction on entering the site of its proposed steel plant in ... Read more...

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Essar Group doubles steel capacity at Hazira, Gujarat


February 24th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hazira (Gujarat), Feb 24 (IANS) The Ruias-controlled Essar Group has doubled its steel-manufacturing capacity at this port town in south Gujarat to 10 million tonnes annually, making the unit the ... Read more...

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Green lobby wants Odisha projects’ impact re-audited


February 13th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 13 (IANS) A network of civil society organisations Monday urged authorities to re-visit the environment impact assessment (EIA) carried out for different projects in Odisha, as many of ... Read more...

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Odisha ex-lawmaker held for Posco violence


December 24th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 24 (IANS) A former Odisha legislator was arrested Saturday for his role in the Dec 14 clashes near the Posco steel plant site in Jagatsinghpur district in which ... Read more...

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Contractor held for Odisha violence over Posco


December 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 23 (IANS) A building contractor was arrested by police Friday for his role in the December 14 clashes near the Posco steel plant site in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district ... Read more...

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Police hunt for contractor in Posco violence


December 19th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 19 (IANS) Odisha Police are looking for a contractor to investigate his role in the Dec 14 clashes near the Posco steel plant site in which one person ... Read more...

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Odisha shifts top official over Posco clashes


December 16th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 16 (IANS) Odisha Friday shifted a top official over the clashes near the Posco site in which one person was killed.Priyabrat Patnaik was transferred from the post ... Read more...

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Probe sought into killing near Posco project site


December 15th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 15 (IANS) Opposition parties Thursday demanded a probe into the killing of a construction worker the day before in clashes near the site of steel major Posco's ... Read more...

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Clashes over road construction at Posco site, one killed


December 14th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 14 (IANS) At least one person was killed and two injured at the site of the proposed Posco steel project in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district Wednesday when clashes broke ... Read more...

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Arrest of anti-Posco leader triggers tension


November 27th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 (IANS) The arrest of top anti-Posco leader Abhaya Sahu has triggered tension in Odisha's Jagatsingpur district as thousands of villagers blocked roads and sealed entry points to ... Read more...

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Anti-POSCO leader held


November 26th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 25 (IANS) Abhaya Sahu, the top leader of the anti-Posco agitation in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district, was arrested Friday over various cases against him, including a dowry death, police ... Read more...

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Moody’s revises down POSCO’s rating outlook


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Nov 3 (IANS) The global credit rater Moody's said Thursday that it revised down the outlook for POSCO's A3 credit rating to negative from stable."The negative outlook mainly reflects ... Read more...

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Over 1,600 families need rehabilitation in Posco site


August 4th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Over 1,600 families who have been affected by the land acquisition by the South Korean steel major Posco in Orissa, need rehabilitation, parliament was told ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Orissa


July 27th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued a notice to the Orissa government and police for allegedly using a school as camp to ... Read more...

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Now trouble brews over NHPC projects in Orissa


July 23rd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) After protests against Posco steel, the state-run NHPC Ltd's plan to set up three hydropower plants in Orissa could face opposition, with social activists and a ... Read more...

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Wrong site delaying Posco plan: Orissa Congress chief (Interview)


July 18th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (IANS) The wrong site and a proposal to swap iron ore are delaying the $12 billion Posco steel project, says Orissa Congress chief Niranjan Patnaik, promising to ... Read more...

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Speedy decisions on Posco, Vedanta: Jayanthi Natarajan


July 17th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) While insisting that the environment must be protected at all costs, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Sunday said "the past is over" and she will ensure ... Read more...

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Karnataka scouts for alternative site for Posco project (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) The Karnataka government is looking for an alternative site in the state for setting up a steel plant of the South Korean major Posco after having ... Read more...

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Posco’s Karnataka steel plant plans in doldrums


July 14th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 14 (IANS) South Korean giant Posco's plan to set up a six million tonnes per annum steel plant in Karnataka is in doldrums with the state government dropping ... Read more...

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PM shouldn’t be under Lokpal: Rahul Gandhi (Second Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday said that the prime minister should not come under the purview of the Lokpal while he is in office ... Read more...

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Rahul in favour of industries but with proper rehabilitation (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 13 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said his party is in favour of industrialisation but that has to be done with proper rehabilitation of those ... Read more...

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Opposition to land takeover for POSCO plant intensifies


July 13th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gadag (Karnataka), July 13 (IANS) Karnataka Wednesday dropped plans for land acquisition for a special economic zone (SEZ) on the west coast while opposition to takeover of land for ... Read more...

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Religious leaders oppose land acquisition in Karnataka


July 12th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 12 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa is now facing heat from religious leaders against his government's ambitious land acquisition plans for industry and infrastructure.While one religious ... Read more...

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Niyamgiri tribals join anti-Posco protests


July 7th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) A group of tribals belonging to primitive Dangaria Kandh community from Orissa's Niyamgiri area Thursday joined the villagers' protest against land acquisition for the $12 billion ... Read more...

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India renews contract to supply iron ore to international firms


July 7th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Indian government Thursday renewed long-term agreements to supply iron ore to international steel majors like Japanese Steel Mills (JSMs) and South Korean firm ... Read more...

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Orissa resumes work at Posco site


July 5th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 5 (IANS) The Orissa government Tuesday resumed work on the land taken over for South Korean steel major Posco's project in Jagatsinghpur district, an official said. The work ... Read more...

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