Boria Majumdar, Nalin Mehta narrate tales of India’s Olympic stars in new book
In their upcoming book, Dreams of a Billion: India and the Olympic Games, Boria Majumdar and Nalin Mehta narrate the tales of India’s Olympic stars. Here are the edited excerpts from the book.
Coal auction rules: 4% revenue share, affiliate companies not allowed
The companies can sell the coal blocks after they achieve their peak ca...
Australia shares hit record high on trade deal optimism; NZ up
The S&P/ASX 200 index ended about 0.9 per cent higher at 6,962.20 at the close...
NMDC lined up to mine multibillion-dollar diamond deposit
The central state of Madhya Pradesh has asked NMDC to explore the Bunder deposits, which could contain millions of carats of diamonds, Neeraj Mandloi, principal secretary at the state's Mineral Resource Department. The state government last month awarded a smaller portion of the deposit to Essel Mining & Industries.
Ordinance to amend coal mining laws likely today
Currently, companies other than steel and power, and coal washing services firms are barred from bidding for coal blocks. Through the amendment, the Centre proposes to open up coal mining to all firms with offices registered in India. The clause in present form can impede the government’s endeavour to open up the coal sector through commercial mining, the official said.
Coal mining may be opened up to all sectors before next auction
The Centre proposes to open up bidding for coal blocks to all firms with offices registered in India. As per section 11A of the MMDR Act, the Centre can auction coal and lignite mining licences to companies engaged in iron and steel, power and coal washing sectors.
Australian shares slip on real estate stocks; NZ falls
Top real estate and industrial firms traded ex-dividend to weigh on the benchmark index.
Australian shares end lower on mining, energy stocks; NZ at all-time high
The S&P/ASX 200 index closed down 0.5 per cent, or 31.20 points, at 6,785.10.
How a tough Indian market is making De Beers change its policy
De Beers, once-inflexible diamond company, allows traders to return rough stones, cuts prices.
Vinesh Phogat says Rio taught her to 'accept defeat, move on'; wants to practice 200% for Tokyo
The wrestler has secured a bronze medal at the World Championship, and has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics.
P V Sindhu, Saina Nehwal ousted; India's campaign ends in Malaysia Masters
Reigning world champion Sindhu, who took the court first on Friday, was knocked out of the Super 500 badminton tournament by top seed Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei, while Saina was shown the door by Olympic champion Spaniard Carolina Marin.
Modi at UNCCD COP14: India committed to address main concerns of Rio Convention
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of high-level segment meeting at the Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Conven...
What Sindhu and Gopichand had started in Rio has only picked up momentum in Basel
The physicality and aggression that Gopichand talks about and something Sindhu alluded to after the final hasn’t come easy.
'Unorthodox' Vinesh Phogat a puzzle for even world class wrestlers
The 25-year-old Indian on Wednesday pinned two-time medallist Maria Prevolaraki to win bronze in the 53kg.
YOLO: Hemant Jalan went hanggliding, jumped off a 3,000-foot cliff in Rio
The Indigo Paints MD never likes to pass an experience of adventure.
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