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The recent Presidential directive that makes it mandatory for Coal India Ltd to enter into fuel supply agreements (FSAs) with new power plants seems all set to address their concerns.

But it is doubtful whether any available stocks will be given to the old power plants, particularly in the public sector, which are struggling to run their units due to dwindling supplies from Coal India.

Coal ministry feels selloff proceeds will go to the cash-rich coal giant and not in govt coffers.

Bhubaneswar: The ongoing power crisis in Odisha on Wednesday took the centre-stage in the State Assembly with the Opposition members accusing the state government for doing nothing for the last 12

TALCHER: The Mahanadi Coalfields Limited, the coal supplier to Nalco, has refuted the charges of the Navratna company that its profit nosedived in the second quarter due to less and poor quality of

Bhubaneswar: With many power producers including Nalco facing coal crisis, the Odisha government on Monday asked Mahanadi Coalfield Ltd (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Ltd (CIL), to submit period

TALCHER: A slide in production at the Talcher Coalfield has lead to coal crisis at the power stations.

The environment ministry has told a Group of Ministers (GoM) that the coal ministry’s argument of a possible production shortfall of 39 million tonne is untenable as it has lifted the moratorium fr

Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), an arm of Coal India Ltd (CIL), plans to set up a 1,600-Mw power plant in Orissa with an investment of Rs 9,000 crore. The pithead plant would be fed by the company’s stranded coal asset near the Ib valley in Jharsuguda, Vasundhara, said a person close to the development. MCL will develop the coal block on its own.

Bhubaneswar: Dengue has claimed two lives and affected 29 others in the state, official sources said on Sunday.

The coal ministry on Tuesday threatened cancelling allocations of a block being jointly developed by the world

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