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

An Environment Ministry panel has recommended clearance to Aditya Birla group flagship Hindalco Industries

Here is another piece of evidence of the Prime Minister’s concern over environmental regulations impeding his emergency coal production plan.

Minister of coal Feb.

COAL India has lowered its production targets downwards for the current and the next fiscal years as a pollution norm has hit output from almost all its mines.

Targets have been cut by 20 million tonnes in the current fiscal and by almost 40 million tonnes during 2011-12.
The state-run firm has informed the coal ministry it will produce a 440 million tonnes of coal during the current f

TALCHER: Coal supply to NTPC-owned Talcher Super Thermal Power plant (TSTPP) from Lingaraj coal mine came to a halt today following agitation by villagers.

Hundreds of Balugana villagers led by local sarpanch Rangadhar Nahak stopped all activities, including transport, in the mine.

They also laid siege to the offices of the general manager and project officer demanding jobs to 85 land ouste

New Delhi: This is the worst that the government could have ever got from the Supreme Court.

Terming the developmental policies as

BHUBANESWAR: At least eight open cast mines of the Mahanadi Coal Fields Limited (MCL), a subsidiary of state-run Coal India, are facing closure in Orissa due to opposition by local residents, a company official said Wednesday.

TALCHER: Talcher coalfield, ranked as the biggest coalfield in India, has recorded a negative growth of 20 per cent (pc) in the first two months of the current fiscal much to the disappointment of coal authorities. As against the coal production of 9.7 MT during this time last year, 7.67 MT was produced this year.