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In Bosnia, Muslim miners mark Ramadan underground; pray and break fast underground
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In Bosnia, Muslim miners mark Ramadan underground; pray and break fast underground

During Ramadan, observant Muslims abstain from eating, drinking and smoking from dawn until sunset and Zenica coal miners are no exception. For the entire duration of the Muslim holy month, they go about their normal work routine, insisting they feel no exceptional hunger, thirst or exhaustion.

Neither Centre nor state have right to mine coal in eco-sensitive zones, says Supreme Court
India

Neither Centre nor state have right to mine coal in eco-sensitive zones, says Supreme Court

The apex court made the remark while hearing Jharkhand government's pleas challenging the Centre's decision to auction coal blocks for commercial mining

Govt may launch coal blocks auction process under commercial mining on 11 June; 50 mines likely to be put on sale
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Govt may launch coal blocks auction process under commercial mining on 11 June; 50 mines likely to be put on sale

The government last week approved a methodology for commercial mining of coal on revenue sharing basis.

NLC India commences coal mining operations in Odisha; achieves renewable energy generation capacity of 1,404 mw during FY20
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NLC India commences coal mining operations in Odisha; achieves renewable energy generation capacity of 1,404 mw during FY20

NLC had said that the production of 20 million tonnes of coal per annum from Talabira II and III coal blocks would fuel its 4,200 MW thermal power.

Govt further opens up coal mining; allows non-coal cos to bid, removes end-use restriction
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Govt further opens up coal mining; allows non-coal cos to bid, removes end-use restriction

In a bid to attract investments and boost domestic coal production, the government on Wednesday approved promulgation of an ordinance to open up coal mining in the country to non-coal companies while removing restrictions on end-use of the fuel

JSW Steel, promoters acquire around 88% stake in bankrupt Monnet Ispat after NCLT approves Rs 2,875 cr bid
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JSW Steel, promoters acquire around 88% stake in bankrupt Monnet Ispat after NCLT approves Rs 2,875 cr bid

Monnet Ispat, once one of the country's foremost steelmakers, ran a successful coal-based sponge iron plant with an annual capacity of 1.5 million tonnes in Chhattisgrah

NTPC to set up subsidiary to handle coal mining operations soon, plans to list it on stock exchanges
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NTPC to set up subsidiary to handle coal mining operations soon, plans to list it on stock exchanges

This will help NTPC in recruiting professional and have a different cadre which would eventually help in their career progression

Anil Agarwal says Vedanta, Anglo American could join hands to mine coal in India; billionaire optimistic about Tuticorin smelter
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Anil Agarwal says Vedanta, Anglo American could join hands to mine coal in India; billionaire optimistic about Tuticorin smelter

Vedanta will reportedly play the role of a "catalyst” if Anglo American decides to set foot on the Indian subcontinent.

Supreme Court cancels 88 mining leases in Goa, says can't operate beyond 15 March
India

Supreme Court cancels 88 mining leases in Goa, says can't operate beyond 15 March

SC cancelled 88 mining leases in Goa that were renewed by the state govt in 2015 just before Mines and Minerals Act mandated the auction of mining leases.

China's coal-rich province suspends mines development till 2020
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China's coal-rich province suspends mines development till 2020

Besides cutting its coal production capacity by over 100 million tonnes, the province will also suspend the development of more coal mines

Over 38 workers dead in two coal mine explosions in China
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Over 38 workers dead in two coal mine explosions in China

Over 38 workers dead in two coal mine explosions in China

Meghalaya cabinet urges central govt to exempt the state from coal mine laws
India

Meghalaya cabinet urges central govt to exempt the state from coal mine laws

The Meghalaya cabinet on Friday decided to urge the central government to exempt the state from the purview of the Coal Mines Act.

7 dead, 17 trapped in flooded coal mine in northern China
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7 dead, 17 trapped in flooded coal mine in northern China

Seven coal miners have died and 17 are trapped after a shaft flooded at a mine in northern China.

Govt makes green norms easier for new coal block allottees
Economy

Govt makes green norms easier for new coal block allottees

The Centre has recently auctioned 29 blocks in two phases to companies like Monnet, GMR Chhattisgarh, Hindalco, Reliance Cement among others, garnering about Rs 2 lakh crore.

Adani Power, Usha Martin, JSW Steel bag mines in second leg of coal auctions
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Adani Power, Usha Martin, JSW Steel bag mines in second leg of coal auctions

Adani Power, Usha Martin and JSW Steel bagged mines in the second leg of coal block auction that began on Wednesday.

 Over 100 bidders for coal mine auctions, says Piyush Goyal
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Over 100 bidders for coal mine auctions, says Piyush Goyal

The government on 25 December kick-started the auction process for coal mines that were de-allocated by the Supreme Court.

With assurance Coal India won't privatised, coal workers call off nationwide strike
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With assurance Coal India won't privatised, coal workers call off nationwide strike

The government has promised that a committee will look into the concerns of the coal mine workers.

Govt working on ordinance for changes in Land Acquisition Act
Economy

Govt working on ordinance for changes in Land Acquisition Act

Rural Development Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh held a lengthy meeting with his ministry officials today as the government is said to be speeding up the process to bring the ordinance.

Plan to get clearances for coal 112 mines before auction: Centre
Economy

Plan to get clearances for coal 112 mines before auction: Centre

Out of the 92 coal blocks to be allotted and auctioned in the first lot, 57 mines would be given to the power sector, while the remaining mines would be for the sectors like steel and cement.

President clears ordinance on coal e-auction but this is a half-hearted attempt at reforms
Economy

President clears ordinance on coal e-auction but this is a half-hearted attempt at reforms

The coal sector in India is in a mess. Yesterday, the government started the process to set it right. But a lot more is needed.