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Meghalaya miners rescue ops update, Day 21: Navy, NDRF divers to measure water level afresh

The exercise will be undertaken to ascertain if the abandoned mine is connected with the 370-foot-deep mine in which the 15 miners were trapped.

Jan 02, 2019, 18:56 PM IST

On 19th day of Meghalaya rescue ops, divers find coal, wooden structure, but not trapped miners

The rescue operations to trace 15 miners trapped in an abandoned Meghalaya coal mine are on for the past 19 days.

Dec 31, 2018, 20:31 PM IST

On 18th day of Meghalaya rescue ops, Navy divers re-enter shaft, want water level reduced

On the 18th day of the operation, the Navy divers stayed inside the shaft for three hours with a hi-tech gadget.

Dec 31, 2018, 18:55 PM IST

CIL operations unaffected as CITU goes on one-day strike on commercial coal mining

The one-day strike was initially called by the four central trade unions.

Apr 17, 2018, 13:27 PM IST

Need to be more competitive in the energy market: CIL chairman

Coal India Limited (CIL) chairman Sutirtha Bhattacharya said time has come to explore viable diversification plans to enter into the renewable energy sector to become more competitive in the market.

May 21, 2017, 17:07 PM IST

India needs 4 times defence budget to meet 2020 coal target 

The government has estimated that by the year 2020, India will need 1.5 billion tonnes of coal. But an IndiaSpend analysis of a recent report by Brookings India indicates that even by a generous estimate, the country`s need for coal will not exceed 1.2 billion tonnes over the next four years.

Sep 08, 2016, 15:10 PM IST

Coal imports in July dip 11% to 18 MT

Coal imports during July declined by 11.1 percent to 18.03 million tonnes (MT) on the back of higher domestic availability of the fossil fuel.

Aug 28, 2016, 10:19 AM IST

Coal India Limited's 66 coal mine projects facing delays

State-owned CIL's 66 projects are facing delays due to reasons including land acquisition problem as well as rehabilitation and resettlement issues.

Aug 25, 2016, 17:26 PM IST

Power costs may reduce by 50 paisa per unit on coastal movement of coal

Coastal movement of coal could cut power costs by 50 paisa per unit for power plants besides saving Rs 17,000 crore annually, a report under government's ambitious Sagarmala project has said.

Aug 14, 2016, 11:34 AM IST

No shortage of coal; 23 days stock available for power plants

There is no shortage of coal in the country and coal stock for 23 days is available with thermal power stations, Lok Sabha was informed Thursday.

Aug 11, 2016, 19:39 PM IST

Coal imports likely to decline to 160 MT in FY'17

Country's coal imports have declined 5 percent in the first two months of 2016-17 and the number is expected to reach 160.16 million tonnes in the ongoing fiscal, Parliament was informed on Monday.

Jul 18, 2016, 15:10 PM IST

Coal India violating Human rights: Amnesty International

Human rights group Amnesty International has claimed that "abusive laws and the poor enforcement of safeguards" at coal mines is leading tribal communities to oppose expansion of these blocks.

Jul 13, 2016, 22:22 PM IST

Coal India board approves buy back of 10.89 cr shares worth Rs 3,650 crore

The Finance Ministry is pushing for buyback of shares by Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs). This is being done for two purposes to generate cash for the government and help push the valuation for any divestment.

Jul 12, 2016, 17:29 PM IST

Power tariff likely to go up by 8-10%: Know why!

Power tariff is likely to increase by 8-10 percent in the country after Coal India decided to hike the commodity's prices, Tata Power CEO and Managing Director Anil Sardana has said.

Jun 12, 2016, 11:32 AM IST

Parliamentary panel asks coal PSUs, govt to recover dues

Expressing concerns over the large amount of dues that need to be recovered by all coal PSUs, including CIL's Rs 11,032 crore, a Parliamentary Panel has asked the government as well as the state-owned firms in the sector to take steps for the recovery.

May 02, 2016, 18:40 PM IST

Coal India Limited to hold e-auction for power plants next week

State-run Coal India Limited (CIL)will next week hold the first phase of special e-auction for the ongoing fiscal to provide coal to power producers as part of the government's efforts to ensure round-the-clock electricity to all.

Apr 18, 2016, 15:39 PM IST

CIL abolishes incentive on high grade coal to push sales

Mining behemoth Coal India Ltd has decided to abolish performance incentives it used to earn on the supply of coal beyond certain levels.

Apr 12, 2016, 22:27 PM IST

FinMin lines up 16 PSUs including ONGC, Oil India and Coal India for disinvestment

Finance Ministry has drawn up a list of 16 PSUs including ONGC, Oil India and Coal India for disinvestment in 2016-17 which could fetch the exchequer Rs 40,000 crore at current stock value.

Apr 04, 2016, 18:02 PM IST

CIL unions to meet Piyush Goyal Monday, may discuss disinvestment

Five worker unions of state-owned CIL will meet Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal Monday to deliberate on various issues, including disinvestment.

Mar 13, 2016, 12:59 PM IST

CIL looks to auction coal linkages by Mar-end or early April

The government had this week issued broad guidelines for the methodology of the auction.

Feb 17, 2016, 17:19 PM IST