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Sahai denies nepotism in coal block allocations (Second Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahai Friday denied allegations of nepotism and wrongdoing in coal block allocations but admitted he had written to Prime ... Read more...

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Subodh Kant Sahay denies involvement in coal allocation (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Denying allegations of impropriety and nepotism in coal block allocation, union minister Subodh Kant Sahay said Friday that he never sought favours for his ... Read more...

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No mining in any allocated coal block, says BJP


August 28th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Sticking to its demand that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh quit, the BJP Tuesday said there was no mining in even a single coal block ... Read more...

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Tata Steel to pursue growth in Asia and Africa


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Tata Steel is turning to Asia and Africa for growth as its European operation would stay stressed from an steep decline in demand following the ... Read more...

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Karnataka to re-open eight iron ore mines soon


July 5th, 2012 - 5:44 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) The Karnataka government will permit re-opening of eight iron mines in Bellary and Chitradurga districts to augment the raw material supply for steel plants in the ... Read more...

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Iron ore mining set to resume in Karnataka (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 4 (IANS) Iron ore mining will resume in two districts of Karnataka from August to augment the raw material supply to steel plants in the state, a top ... Read more...

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Indian workers in Ghana left in the lurch


July 1st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, July 1 (IANS) Three years ago a group of five Indian workers arrived in Ghana to make a living at a local steel company located near the capital of ... Read more...

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Once bitten, Karnataka not shy to woo investors again


June 6th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 6 (IANS) Unfazed by the poor record of implementing the investment proposals that were flagged at the previous Global Investors' Meet (GIM 2010), the Karnataka government is ... Read more...

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Iron, steel sector fare poorly on green scale, says study


June 4th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The iron and steel industry in India is struggling to meet environmental norms and the sector's overall environmental performance is poor, says a study released ... Read more...

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SAIL to invest Rs.21,000 crore in West Bengal


May 25th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) The West Bengal government has entered into an MoU with the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) and the Burn Standard Company Ltd (BSCL) to ... Read more...

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CBI searches: Jindal Group denies wrongdoing


May 16th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), May 16 (IANS) Steel major Jindal Group Wednesday denied any wrongdoing or indulging in illegal activity even as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) searched offices and houses ... Read more...

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Chinese coal demand to drop in Q2


April 9th, 2012 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 9 (IANS) Demand for coal in China will drop during the second quarter of the current fiscal year, an expert said.Supply and demand will continue to be balanced ... Read more...

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Steel ministry subsidy scheme for iron ore processing


March 26th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) The steel ministry would soon come out with an interest rate subsidy scheme for iron ore processing and introducing energy-efficient systems in secondary steel plants."Both the ... Read more...

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SAIL’s Bhilai unit bags PM’s trophy for 10th time


January 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 13 (IANS) The Bhilai Steel Plant, the flagship unit of India's largest public sector steel maker, Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), has won the prestigious Prime Minister's ... Read more...

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Coal shortfall hits steel production in Bengal


October 18th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) Production in the secondary steel sector of West Bengal has fallen as heavy rains have prevented the state-run Coal India Limited (CIL) from supplying enough of ... Read more...

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Companies asked to adopt corporate environmental policy


April 28th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The environment ministry Thursday asked all major public sector undertakings (PSUs) and private companies to adopt a comprehensive corporate environmental policy (CEP).The ministry, in its ... Read more...

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Why stop mining in projects already under way: CM Raman Singh (Interview) (Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, Feb 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh says setting up steel and coal-based power projects will provide employment to thousands of poor families. He believes there is ... Read more...

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Why prevent companies from mining now: CM Raman Singh (Interview)


February 17th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, Feb 17 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh says setting up steel and coal-based power projects will provide employment to thousands of poor families and there is no ... Read more...

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Steel Authority chairman Verma is ‘Icon of the Year’


January 6th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 6 (IANS) Steel authority of India chairman C.S. Verma Thursday received the Icon of the Year award from the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) at a ... Read more...

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Deepika redeems herself in Junior Archery


December 30th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Archer Deepika Kumari fought back from initial tournament scares to win the girl's individual recurve in the 33rd Junior National Championship here Thursday.Deepika, representing Steel Plants Sports ... Read more...

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Long-pending changes to law on boilers notified


October 13th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, October 13 (IANS) The government Wednesday notified a legislation enhancing the safety norms for industrial boilers to avoid the danger of their explosion and guard life and property from destruction.The ... Read more...

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RITES operating turnover up by 3.4 percent


September 30th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) RITES, a subsidiary of Indian Railways, has logged an operating turnover of over Rs.556 crore in fiscal 2009-10, 3.4 percent up from its Rs.538 crore turn over ... Read more...

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Only two mining licences for value addition issued: Yeddyurappa (Lead)


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Friday said his government had issued two mining licences only for value addition and renewed leases to eight companies in accordance with ... Read more...

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Banning iron ore export makes no economic sense, says FIMI


August 3rd, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) The Federation of Indian Mineral Industries (FIMI) Tuesday ridiculed the Karnataka government for banning export of iron ore, as it is not used by Indian steel plants ... Read more...

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Central government in favour of banning iron ore exports


July 31st, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) The central government is planning to ban iron ore exports or restrict the quantum of export to protect the rich mineral wealth of the country, Steel Minister ... Read more...

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Ban export of ore with 60 percent iron content: ASSOCHAM


July 20th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) India should completely ban exports of iron ore having more than 60 percent iron content in it, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) ... Read more...

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‘Illegal mining thriving in Karnataka’


July 8th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Karnataka's leading mining firm MSPL Ltd of the Baldota group Thursday claimed that rampant illegal mining of iron ore is thriving in the Sandur belt of Bellary district ... Read more...

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Human rights activists slam government’s anti-Maoist offensive in Jharkhand


June 26th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, June 26 (ANI): Hundreds of human rights activists gathered staged a demonstration here on Friday against the anti-Maoist operation launched jointly by the State and Central police.Holding 'anti-state' banners, the protestors ... Read more...

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Adhunik Metaliks to set up steel plant in Karnataka


June 3rd, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) City-based Adhunik Metaliks Ltd (AML) Thursday signed an agreement with the Karnataka government to set up a greenfield steel plant at Deosugur village in Raichur district, the company ... Read more...

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Two Maoists killed in Bihar encounter


June 3rd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Munger (Bihar), June 3 (ANI): Security personnel on Thursday gunned down two Maoists in an encounter at Baghail forest area in Biohar's Munger district on Thursday.According to sources, the encounter ensued ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi slams central government over Maoist attacks


May 31st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Suarat, May 31 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has slammed the central government for failing to tackle the Maoist violence.Addressing a public meeting here on Sunday, Modi said: "They ... Read more...

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Sino-India bilateral trade can reach 60 billion dollars in 2010: President Patil


May 25th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil said on Tuesday said that trade between India and China could expand in a more balanced, sustainable and diversified way so that both ... Read more...

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SAIL eyeing 14 percent growth this fiscal


May 17th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Eyeing a 14 percent growth in the current fiscal, the state-owned Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) is now undertaking modernisation and expansion of its five integrated steel ... Read more...

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Four injured in clashes with police in Orissa


March 30th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) At least four people were injured Tuesday in clashes between police and tribals in Orissa's Kalinga Nagar industrial hub, officials said. Clashes broke out between police and tribals ... Read more...

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Road work begins in Orissa industrial hub opposed by tribals


March 29th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 29 (IANS) Four years after 14 protesters were killed in police firing in Kalinga Nagar in Orissa's Jajpur district, the authorities Monday started construction for a common corridor road in ... Read more...

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