Hike in aluminium import duty not benefitting companies: Agarwal

Government's move to protect domestic aluminium producers by raising import duty on the metal has been neutralised by doubling of cess on coal, mining baron Anil Agarwal said today.

Mar 02, 2016, 18:43 PM IST

Govt keeping close watch on dumping: Sitharaman

The government is keeping a close watch on dumping in view of recent devaluation of Chinese currency, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Friday.

Sep 11, 2015, 22:31 PM IST

Waste management rules not followed at dumping ground: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court Tuesday expressed concern over failure of authorities in adopting norms of solid waste management and asked Maharashtra government to decide within a week the civic body's proposal to increase the capacity of Kanjurmarg dumping ground.

Sep 01, 2015, 19:43 PM IST

Steel, aluminium players want action against Chinese dumping

Many domestic players like Tata Steel, JSW Steel and Hindalco have seen their profits come under pressure in the March quarter. The worrying part for them is the risk of a spike in low-cost imports, as Chinese firms push their excess production to global markets.

May 31, 2015, 12:52 PM IST
About 8.8 million tons of plastics dumped into world's oceans: Study

About 8.8 million tons of plastics dumped into world's oceans: Study

Each year about 8.8 million tons of plastic ends up in the world oceans, a quantity much higher than previous estimates, according to a new study that tracked marine debris from its source.

Feb 13, 2015, 08:53 AM IST

UNESCO condemns dredge waste dumping in Barrier Reef waters

UNESCO on Thursday condemned a decision to allow the dumping of dredge waste in Great Barrier Reef waters and recommended the Australian marine park be considered for inclusion on the World Heritage in Danger list.

May 01, 2014, 17:52 PM IST

Give police aid to remove debris near Yamuna: NGT to Delhi, UP

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Monday directed Delhi government and Uttar Pradesh to extend all help including police aid for removal of debris from Yamuna banks.

Oct 28, 2013, 17:30 PM IST

Delhi, UP police should prevent waste dumping into Yamuna: NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) today asked Delhi and Uttar Pradesh police to deploy adequate staff to prevent dumping of waste and debris into Yamuna river.

Sep 24, 2013, 21:27 PM IST

`Japan has no plans to dump spent nuclear fuel abroad`

Japan has no plans to dispose its spent nuclear fuel overseas, State Secretary for Foreign Affairs Chiaki Takahashi has said.

May 10, 2011, 09:29 AM IST

China slaps penalties on US, Russian steel

China on Thursday said it will impose penalties on steel imported from the United States and Russia, claiming the countries were allowing it to be sold at a cut price.

Dec 10, 2009, 12:50 PM IST

Dumping by text is ‘bad manners’

Breaking up by sending a text message is bad manners because texting is “too heartless”, believe etiquette experts.

Dec 02, 2009, 15:31 PM IST

US slaps import penalties on Chinese tubular goods

The US Commerce Department announced it has imposed anti-dumping tariffs of up to 99 percent on imports of Chinese tubular goods.

Nov 06, 2009, 12:03 PM IST