Ranchi, Aug.

A panel chaired by Planning Commission member BK Chaturvedi that was set up by the Group of Ministers last September has recommended that state-owned electricity giant NTPC may consider relocating

New Delhi, Jan.

The coal ministry will award mining blocks to state-run NTPC for four of its upcoming projects and could also return licences that were revoked in June, putting the power plans of the company back

Torrential rain over the last few days due to an intense depression over the Bay of Bengal has rendered almost 2 lakh people homeless in East Midnapore in West Bengal. Sabong and Daspur regions in West Midnapore have also been critically affected.

State irrigation minister Manas Bhunia and Union minister of state for rural development Sisir Adhikary have rushed to the flood affected areas.

State-owned power companies whose coal blocks were taken back last week have questioned the government's move to revoke their licences while sparing private companies.

Public sector firms, including NTPC, Damodar Valley Corporation, Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corp and Jharkhand State Electricity Board, said they have invested huge sums in developing the mines while many private firms have

Ranchi, April 7: The latest state-wide 72-hour blackout after the breakdown of Tenughat Vidyut Nigam Limited (TVNL) has led Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) today to ask Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) for power from its upcoming Maithon Right Bank Thermal Power Project, commonly referred to as Maithon Power.

In an SOS to DVC, JSEB requested that a power purchase agreement be inked be

Villagers Sign Binding Agreement With Steelmaker; Hopes To Get Remaining 1,000 Acres By December

STEEL giant ArcelorMittal, which has faced delays in acquiring land for its steel projects over the past four years, has signed a binding memorandum of understanding with the villagers of Bokaro for its proposed 12-million tonne greenfield project.

Bokaro, July 8: Built in the late 60s to supply water to Bokaro steel plant and the township, Tenughat dam is now looking to increase capacity by more than 40 per cent to fulfil growing demand from new industries, Dhanbad and even parts of Bengal.

Bokaro, May 17: Visitors to Bokaro will now have a new destination to look forward to.

Taking quick action on the Union tourism ministry