New Delhi India maintained its position as the fourth largest steel producer in 2011, despite 5.7 per cent output growth as against the world average of 6.8 per cent, the World Steel Association (WSA) said.

Recording an increase of 6.8 per cent in 2011 over 2010, global steel production hit a record 1,527 million tonnes. On the other hand, India produced 72.2 million tonnes steel last year over 68.3 million tonnes in the previous year.

Steel industry worried, points to implications on downstream investment plans, taxation.

The nuclear radiation detected in some parts of Europe that were earlier supposed to be coming from Karachi Nuclear Power Plant (Kanupp), might have emitted from Hungry, according to the informatio

PANJIM: In a development that could send shivers down the spine of Goan iron ore exporters, China on Saturday said that they have already started looking out for alternate markets considering the u

Grain output is growing as farmers chase high prices, according to US government figures, suggesting food inflation pressures may abate in the months to come.

France on Thursday called for an international rapid reaction force to handle nuclear crises and for mandatory international inspections of civilian nuclear programs.

The European Union’s executive arm announced plans on Wednesday aimed at stopping its countries from striking bilateral deals that cede too much power to oil and gas exporters like Russia.

Russia has pumped the first gas into a new pipeline running under the Baltic Sea to Germany, which will tighten Moscow’s grip on the continent’s lucrative gas markets.

An early-morning explosion deep in a coal mine in Ukraine on Friday killed 17 miners and left 9 others missing in a nation where poor maintenance and lax safety regulation make mining a perilous pr

Chandigarh Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal strongly urged members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on commerce to take up various pending issues of the state, including industrial package on the lines of hill states, setting up of steel silos, package for agro industries development, relaxation of the norms to set up SEZs and export of brown rice and Kinnow, with the central gover

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