New Delhi : The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre on a plea seeking transfer of the corpus of the erstwhile Bhopal Memorial Hospital Trust to it.

In the din of Anna Hazare’s fast, glaring cases of irregularities smacking of alleged corruption involving thousands of crores of rupees in the fertiliser sector have gone unnoticed.

TALCHER: The Union Cabinet has approved the revival package of the Talcher fertiliser plant at a meeting on Friday.

Performance audit of fertilizer subsidy, Department of Fertilizers (Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers) for the year ended March 2010.

Bhubaneswar: Steel and mines minister Raghunath Mohanty on Monday said that it was not possible and desirable on the part of the state government to be in the mining business.

Fertiliser ministry opposes plans on hiking urea prices
Amendments to the urea investment policy of 2008 are likely to be delayed further, as the department of fertilisers (DoF) has formally opposed the move to raise urea prices. The price of this fertilizer has a direct bearing on the investment policy as does pricing and supply of another key variable, gas.

The government may make it mandatory for all doctors to write the generic or chemical name of drugs they prescribe, a move that can cut medicine costs by more than half.

Last year, the health ministry had asked doctors in over 300 central government hospitals, clinics and autonomous institutions under it to write the name of the generic equivalent along with the brand.
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Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Ltd (BCPL), also known as Assam Gas Cracker Project, has achieved financial closure with a consortium of banks led by Punjab National Bank.

Chemicals and fertilizers ministry officials said loan arrangements for Rs 156 crore over and above the capital and feedstock subsidy from the government had been signed.

BCPL project is a flagship petrochemical project of

The Kerala State Pollution Control Board (PCB) on Tuesday ordered the closure of the Kochi unit of Hindustan Insecticides Limited (HIL), a PSU under Union Ministry of Fertilisers and Chemicals, which manufactures endosulfan and other pesticides.

The immediate provocation for the decision seems to be the Left government

BHUBANESWAR: Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilisers Srikant Kumar Jena has suggested that the State Government should take control over all the chromite and iron ore mines in Orissa.

In a letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, the Union minister said the mineral wealth of Sukinda valley itself can change the fate of Orissa putting it in the league of developed states provided g