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Replacement of officer was a routine affair: CBI

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 23:00

CBI termed the replacement of its officer supervising some cases pertaining to the coal mining scam as a "routine affair".

'12 coal projs identified for speedy clearance within a month'

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 22:41

"Twelve coal mining projects with an annual coal production of 36.9 million tonnes...Have been identified for expeditious clearance within a month," Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth said here.

GVK to offload minority stake in Australia Coal Mining Project

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 18:44

Earlier this week, Aurizon, Australia's largest rail freight company, had said that it would pick up 51 percent stake in the Rail and Port project.

Goa loses Rs 800 crore in revenue due to mining closure

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 16:51

The Goa government has taken a hit of Rs 800 crore so far this fiscal to its treasury due to the closure of mining activity in the state, a senior official said on Tuesday.

States get Rs 622 crore fines from illegal mining in April-June

Last Updated: Friday, February 22, 2013, 16:36

States have collected Rs 622.29 crore from levying fines on illegal mining during the first three months of the current fiscal.

GoM members object to MoEF report on "inviolate" areas

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 21:25

The Environment Ministry's report on identifying "inviolate" forest areas has met with strong objections from most of the members of the Agriculture Minister-headed inter-ministerial panel saying that it would restrict many more areas for coal mining.

CCI may take up 12 coal mining projects on Feb 20 meeting

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013, 18:20

The Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) may take up the issue of clearances to 12 coal mining projects, involving Rs 1,347 crore investment, in its meeting on February 20.

GoM to discuss environmental issues related to coal mining next week

Last Updated: Thursday, February 14, 2013, 17:57

An inter-ministerial panel, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, is likely to discuss various environmental issues related to coal mining projects next week.

Coal Ministry may soon return forfeited mines of DVC, JSEB

Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 14:26

The government which revoked the mining licences of two coal blocks of Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) and Jharkhand State Electricity Board (JSEB) is likely to return the mines to both the PSUs soon.

One-time 25% capacity expansion likely for coal projects

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 13:23

Earlier, the MoEF Minister Jayanthi Natarajan was in favour of a fresh round of public hearing for capacity expansion of existing coal mining projects, as per sources in the Coal Ministry.

China to step up overseas uranium mining

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 13:27

The China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) will speed up overseas uranium mining exploration, focusing on Australia, Africa and Central Asia, to meet the company's growing demand.

Chhattisgarh: Laws flouted for JSPL’s Gare coal mining project

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 21:09

Laws were flouted and sidestepped by those wielding power in the massive coal scam which took the country by storm.