Coal India's 54 mining projects facing delays; environmental, forest clearances cited as major reasons
Five coal mining projects with a sanctioned capital of Rs 989.43 crore were completed during 2018-19
SC directs Meghalaya govt to deposit Rs 100 cr with CPCB for causing environmental degradation by 'illegal, unregulated' coal mining
Environmental degradation by illegal and unregulated coal mining has taken place in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court held Wednesday and directed the state to deposit Rs 100 crore with the Central Pollution Control Board for restoration work. It said however that Meghalaya has very limited sources of revenue and allowed it to transfer Rs 100 crore from the Environment Protection and Restoration Fund. A total of 15 miners were trapped on 13 December last year in an illegal coal mine in East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya, about 3.7 kilometres deep inside a forest, when water from the nearby Lytein river gushed into it.
Meghalaya mine mishap: No progress in rescuing miners as water level unchanged; navy, NDRF unable to resume operation
The Navy and NDRF divers waited all day to resume rescue work but could not since the water level remained unchanged in the shaft in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district.
Of the 85 mines already allotted, 23 have already started production and the Coal ministry expects 20 more mines to begin production in the current financial year ending March 2019
Time running out for trapped miners, hope Coal India Ltd acts on our plea for special pumps, says Meghalaya CM
The miners were trapped after water from the nearby Lytein river gushed into the illegal rat-hole mine at Ksan area in Lumthari village.
When coal turned gold: Former CIL chief P Bhattacharya's book traces journey of loss-making PSU, its turnaround
In "When Coal Turned Gold: The Making of a Maharatna Company", Bhattacharyya, the then chairman of Coal India Ltd who spearheaded the initial public offering (IPO) in 2010, comes live with a first-hand account of what caused such resounding success.
Senior bureaucrat Suresh Kumar is likely to be the new acting chairman and managing director of the world's largest coal miner Coal India Ltd (CIL)
After an average 20 percent wage hike for Coal India Ltd's 2.98 lakh permanent workers, its trade unions are set for negotiating a wage revision for contractual workers and a committee for this is likely to be set up in a month, a trade union leader said on Sunday.
As the issue of triple talaq is being debated in the Supreme Court, a city court has ruled that the marriage performed by a Muslim woman during the iddat (waiting) period is not void.
"If they want to excavate coal, no one can stop them. They have been given six months' time. Why should court direct them not to extract coal during this period," the bench said.<br />
The 'price tag' attached to the latest 'scandal' is pure fiction. It's what someone with no understanding of how markets work thinks the assets should be worth.
Coal India barely managed to meet analyst expectations for its December quarter, thanks mainly to a higher other income component.
As long as the index trades above the bearish trigger level of 4,800, there would be a strong possibility of a rally to the target of 5,175.