MINISTRY OF COAL
CIL gets green nod for 17 mining projects: Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi
CIL will further produce one billion tonnes of coal by FY2024, it had said. The PSU is currently given the target of producing 660 million tonnes of coal amounting to 82 per cent of the country's coal output.
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Coal India adheres to environmental, sustainable standards: CMD
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Consultative meetings with stakeholders to discuss methodology for commercial coal mining on January 28-29
"A discussion paper containing the draft methodology and key bidding terms and conditions on the auction of coal mines for sale of coal has already been uploaded on the website of Ministry of Coal," coal ministry said adding that in this regard, "roundtable meetings for stakeholders' consultation" are scheduled on January 28 and 29, 2020.
Govt Prepares to Airlift Indians from China
About 700 Indian students are believed to be studying in Wuhan and its surrounding areas, which are at the heart of the viral outbreak, said officials. While most of them had left for home during Chinese New Year holidays, 250-300 were said to be still in and around the city.
Share market update: PSU shares trade lower; SAIL dips 3%
The Nifty PSE index was trading 0.43 per cent down at 3118.25.
Merchant bankers decline to help CIL with due diligence
This is likely to delay the company’s foreign ventures since it will now have to look for second rung bankers ready to offer services to the coal sector.
Commercial coal miners need to pay 70% revenue share on lower output
Blocks will be auctioned on the basis of revenue share offered to the government. It will be calculated on the basis of a Coal Index and mine capacity, paid every month. The coal ministry has recently readied the model for coal price index with help from the Indian Statistical Institute, which will indicate the price of coal.
EEPC urges govt to comprehend possible impact of Coronavirus on engineering exports to China
Indian engineering exports to China increased by a significant 27.60 per cent to USD 1.77 billion during April-December 2019 -20, according to EEPC India analysis. "In fact, China has emerged as our 10th largest export destination for engineering goods, dominated by iron and steel as also industrial machinery,'' said EEPC chairman Mr Ravi Sehgal.
Air India jumbo plane ready for evacuation of Indians from Wuhan
Some 250 Indians are to be evacuated, a source said, adding, "we are awaiting clearances from Ministry of External Affairs and also from Health Ministry. The Health Ministry's nod is required because the operating crew has to fly in a virus outbreak territory."
Rural development ministry notifies defence ministry to acquire land in Tawang
Narendra Singh Tomar-led rural development ministry has notified ministry of defence the power to acquire 0.58 acres of land at Zero Point (Bumteng and Ungkhar village) in district Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh for strengthening defence operations.
Coal stocks at power plants touch 19 days
At the closure of December 2019 total coal stock at power plants and mine mouth was 57 million tonnes. Stocks at pit heads stood at 25.3 million tonnes, ahead by 2.1 million tonnes than a year ago period. Stocks at power plants stood at 31.63 million tonnes, sufficient for 18 days’ consumption, more than twice last year’s stock.
SC notice on plea against Transgender Act
The petition, filed by Assam’s first transgender judge Swati Bidhan Baruah, through advocate-on-record Rashmi Nandkumar, alleged that the Transgender (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 was also violative of the fundamental right of privacy of transgenders as well as their right to life, dignity and equality.
ETRise Top MSMEs Ranking: Last day to participate and be recognised as India's best small business
The nationwide search to find India’s best is open to any business if it qualifies as a Micro, Small, or Medium Enterprise, as specified by the Ministry of MSME, Government of India.
I-T refunds of Rs 1.7 lakh cr to hurt FY20 direct tax mop-up
Refunds have increased largely due to ease of online return filing and pre-filled form facility along with Aadhaar one-time-password authentication. Combined with a 10% increase in personal tax collections, this makes for a notable increase in refunds. Gross collections stood at Rs 9 lakh crore this year against Rs 9.11 lakh crore in the same period last year.
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