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Govt approves stake sale in Hindustan Zinc, BALCO

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 13:40

The government owns 29.5 percent of Hindustan Zinc and 49 percent of BALCO.

Hindustan Zinc Q1 profit dips 3 pc to Rs 1,618 cr

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 19:33

Vedanta Group company Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) today reported nearly 3 percent dip in net profit at Rs 1,618 crore for the first quarter ended June 30 on the back of lower volumes and increased expenses.

How Zinc affects human body revealed

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 14:46

Researchers have revealed that zinc is one of the most essential trace metals found in human nutrition and lifestyle and it affects the human body in many ways.

Zinc rises 0.77% in futures trade on overseas cues

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 13:25

Besides, increased demand from consuming industries in the spot market supported the uptrend.

PIL filed in SC for scrapping HZL-Vedanta deal of 2002

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 18:06

Twelve years after the government sold its stake in Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) to Vedanta group during the previous NDA rule, a PIL has been filed Wednesday in the Supreme Court seeking quashing of the deal.

Govt likely to sell HZL stake via OFS; may fetch Rs 20,000 cr

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 19:00

The government is likely to sell its residual stake in Hindustan Zinc for an estimated Rs 20,000 crore through an Offer For Sale, and is in final stages of discussion with market regulator SEBI for changes in the OFS norms.

Fitch downgrades Vedanta to 'BB'; withdraws ratings

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 19:30

International rating agency Fitch today downgraded Anil Agrawal promoted Vedanta's credit rating to 'BB' from BB+ with a stable outlook and then withdrew its ratings.

Rising CO2 level poses threat to human nutrition

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 10:32

The rising levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide that comes with climate change poses serious threat. According to a new study it has been revealed that the rising CO2 can cut the nutritional quality of some of the world`s most important food crops.

Vedanta's oil, zinc output up in FY14; iron ore, copper down

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 15:40

Output of refined zinc rose 11 percent to 7.49 lakh tonnes, while mined metal zinc content rose 1 percent.

EC nod sought for appointing valuers in HZL, Balco stake sale

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 21:12

The Disinvestment Department has approached the Election Commission seeking its approval for appointing valuers for government's residual stake in Hindustan Zinc and Balco.

Vedanta to bid for HZL shares if price lucrative: Agarwal

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 20:49

Vedanta will bid for acquiring remaining government stake in Hindustan Zinc if the price offered is lucrative, its chairman Anil Agarwal said on Tuesday.

Zinc important for hair growth: Jacqueline Fernandez

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 08:11

Jacqueline Fernandez, known for her flawless look and beautiful tresses, says that zinc helps in strengthening hair and is a must.