Everything you need to know about Salem Steel Plant: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Salem Steel Plant: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal to allow Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) to undertake direct chartering of ships without going through the centralized chartering organization under the Ministry of Shipping and Road Transport, namely TRANSCHART.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The union cabinet Thursday allowed the Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) to directly charter ships without going through the government's chartering organization TRANSCHART.
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets Monday closed 2.14 percent down on profit-booking and weak global cues.
Pune, May 12 (IANS) Kerala-born central defender Anas Edathodika broke the three-year foreign player monopoly by being adjudged Pune FC Player of The Year for the 2012-13 season, it was announced Sunday.
Cairo, May 11 (IANS) A court in Egypt decided Saturday to adjourn the retrial of former president Hosni Mubarak to June 8, state media reported.
Washington, May 11 (ANI): If approved, two varieties of genetically modified apples, Arctic Granny Smith and Arctic Golden Delicious, will be available to U.S. consumers by the end of 2013.
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is looking up to its president Praful Patel to persuade corporate houses to promote the game in the country by buying clubs to join the I-League next season.
Seoul, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Five workers died following a gas leak at a steel plant in Dangjin, South Korea, Yonhap news agency reported Friday.
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Monica Bedi, seen in a negative role in TV serial "Saraswatichandra", is amazed at the kind of love and recognition television is fetching her.
Mumbai, May 9 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets Thursday closed 0.26 percent down, breaking a three days of consecutive gains to close below the 20,000-level mark, as traders booked profits ahead of the crucial industrial production and inflation data expected soon.
Washington, May 9 (ANI): Steel-making, a major emitter of climate-altering gases, could be transformed by a new process developed at MIT.
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets Wednesday crossed the 20,000-level-mark for the first time in more than three months on the back of sustained buying from foreign institutional investors (FIIs) and positive global cues.
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets closed Tuesday's trade over one percent up and touched its highest level in the last three months.
Melbourne, May 7 (ANI): Bill Clinton asked the British rock group Led Zeppelin to get back together last year for the Superstorm Sandy benefit concert in New York City but they said no.
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets rose 98 points Monday, the highest closing level in almost three months, led by good buying support in metal, IT and technology stocks.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 6 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan Monday termed as unfortunate the sanction accorded by the apex court to operationalise the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu.
The Supreme Court of India Monday gives its nod for commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant, rejecting the plea of anti-nuclear activists, who filled a bunch of petition seeking to put a stay on the operation of the plant and its scrapping arguing radiation hazards to the villagers..................
Jakarta, May 5 (IANS) Austrian Bernd Wiesberger sealed a dramatic win at the Indonesian Masters with a five-under-par 67 to defeat Ernie Els of South Africa by one shot Sunday.
San Diego, May 3 (IANS) Scientists have shown that certain proteins in plants that function as transporters can help solve global fuel and food problems, a study says.
Bhubaneswar, May 3 (IANS) The Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), said Friday it has registered its best production of hot metal and crude steel in the first month of this fiscal.
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Tens of thousands of protesters held marches, rallies and prayer vigils across America to show Congress that momentum is building for a path to citizenship for 11 million illegal immigrants, including some 260,000 Indians.
Dubai, May 1 (IANS) The government of India plans to hire three legal firms to help Indian workers in Saudi Arabia who are facing problems after that country's implementation of a new labour policy.
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities markets witnessed choppy trading Monday, ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy review later this week.
New York, April 28(ANI): The house where Alfred Hitchcock and Evan Hunter wrote the 1963 classic horror 'The Birds' has hit the market in Pound Ridge, Westchester County, for 1.4 million dollars.
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Elected unopposed for the seventh consecutive term as president of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), K. Chandrasekhara Rao Saturday urged people of Telangana to give 100 assembly seats and 15 to 16 Lok Sabha seats to his party to achieve separate statehood to the region.
New Delhi, April 23 (ANI): An eleven-member Omani parliamentary delegation, led by Abdullah Salem Nasser Al Makhaini, Member of the Shura Council. met External Affairs Minister Salman Khursheed here.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A proposal to build a Ring Road about 60 km long in Salem in Tamil Nadu to check the number of accidents in the city, parliament was informed Monday.
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) The row over the allocation of iron ore mines of Telangana for Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) hotted up Monday with a minister from Andhra region asking Telangana leaders not to whip up regional feelings over the issue.
Tokyo, April 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The cooling system for the spent fuel pool at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant in northeast Japan was halted Monday after several dead rats were discovered at the facility, the Kyodo news agency reported.
Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) Sunday vowed not to allow transport of iron ore mines from Telangana for Visakhapatnam Steel Plant, saying these mineral resources should be used only for the region's development.
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Four valves of the passive core flooding system at the Kudankulam 1 and 2 Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) units, which were showing "occasional variation" in performance, have been replaced, an official said here late Saturday.
Cairo, April 20 (IANS) A court in Egypt decided Saturday to temporarily release former president Hosni Mubarak over charges of illicit gains, but still ordered he be kept in custody over other cases, the official MENA news agency reported.
Nouakchott, April 19 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabhi and Mauritania have held talks to reinforce bilateral relations to serve common interests of the two countries and people.
Washington, April 18 (IANS) A massive explosion at a fertiliser plant in the small Texas town of West has left at least two people dead, levelled several homes and prompted a widescale evacuation in the community of 2,600 people.
Cairo, April 18 (IANS) An Egyptian court has set May 11 as the date to retry former president Hosni Mubarak and his interior minister Habib al-Adli in a case related to the protesters' killing, Xinhua reported.
Sofia, April 16 (IANS/EFE) One of the reactors at Bulgaria's Kozloduy nuclear power plant was shut down due to an outage, but there is no danger of a radioactive leak, plant managers said Monday.
Tehran, April 15 (IANS) Iran has dismissed as baseless the media reports suggesting possible radiation leakage at Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) due to last week's earthquake.
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Famed Indian sarangi player Lakha Khan is having a "phenomenal" tour of North America as this perhaps the greatest exponent of Sindhi sarangi keeps up a musical tradition stretching back at least seven centuries.
London, Apr. 12 (ANI): Steel hips, plates and screws from legs and skulls of people, who are dead, are collected after cremation and sent off for recycling.
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed more than half a percent higher in Thursday's trade as bank, IT and capital goods stocks rallied.
Tokyo, April 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A fresh leak of radioactive water has been detected at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant in northeast Japan, the plant's operator said Thursday.
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Rising temperatures will lead to a massive "greening," or increase in plant cover, in the Arctic, a new research has predicted.
Tehran, April 9 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck Iran's Bushehr province Tuesday, with initial reports saying at least three people were killed and the toll could rise.
Bhubaneswar, April 9 (IANS) Essar Steel India, which is setting up a 12 million tonne per annum (MTPA) pellet-making facility in Odisha, Tuesday announced that it has appointed Rajendra Mittal as its new chief executive officer for its operations in the state.
Abu Dhabi, April 9 (IANS/WAM) UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has restructured the board of Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA).
Tokyo, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Radioactive water may have leaked again into the ground from a storage tank at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in northeast Japan, the plant's operator reported Sunday.
Sharjah, April 6 (IANS) International Master Narayanan Srinath retained his Asian Junior title while J. Saranya finished runner-up at the Asian Junior Championship that concluded here Saturday.
Abu Dhabi, April 6 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Police has warned against the dangers of over-speeding on roads in the UAE.
Thiruvananthapuram, Apr 5 (ANI): A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), and Government of Kerala PSEs, Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) and Kerala Minerals and Metals Ltd (KMML), for setting up a titanium project in joint venture in the state.
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell 1.55 percent or 292 points Thursday on heavy selling in banking, information technology (IT) and capital goods stocks.
Bhubaneswar, April 3 (IANS) Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of the state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Wednesday said it had achieved its best production in fiscal 2012-13 that ended March 31.
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed Tuesday's trade nearly one percent up, owing to healthy buying in metal, capital goods, oil and gas, health care and bank stocks.
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets on the first day of the new financial year moved 29 points up. Capital goods, health care and realty scrips gained, while automobile, metal and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) fell.
Lucknow, Mar. 30 (ANI): Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Saturday fired a fresh salvo at Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, saying the latter has betrayed the minorities.
New Delhi, Mar 30 (ANI): In wake of the derogatory remarks made by the Union Steel Minister against Mulayam Singh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP), the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday alleged that the Congress Party's fate can easily be determined when its leaders like Beni Prasad Verma attempt to be elections experts.
New Delhi, Mar. 30 (ANI): The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday hit back at Beni Prasad Verma over his comment that Mulayam Singh Yadav's party will win only four seats in the Lok Sabha polls and there will be a 'funeral procession' for the party, saying the Union Steel Minister is frustrated.
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed more than half a percent up on the last day of 2012-13 financial year Thursday on the back of healthy buying in metal, bank and capital goods stocks and settlement of monthly derivatives contracts.
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed Monday's trade flat while capital goods, bank and automobile stocks plummeted.
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Arunima Sinha lost her one leg after she was thrown out of a moving train. Nearly two years after the tragedy struck, she is preparing to conquer Mount Everest - the world's highest peak at 8,848 metres above sea level.
Chennai, March 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday said the government headed by her has decided that GAIL India should drop its plans of laying the gas pipeline through farm lands, and instead lay it along the highways.
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A geologist in Russia wanted by authorities in Uzbekistan for arrest is seeking political asylum in Russian city of Bryansk, a migration official said Friday.
London, March 22 (IANS) After 43 years of service, a coal-fired power station in Oxfordshire was turned off Friday after it opted out of an emissions reducing programme under the European Union, BBC reported.
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Indian equities markets' key indices closed in the red for the sixth straight session Friday due to lingering political worries after a key ally quit the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh-led coalition government.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday said the UPA government had lost the mandate to rule the country following the exit of the DMK from the ruling coalition.
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati, while commenting on the issue of taking or giving commission to support the UPA, on Wednesday exuded confidence in her party and said that it has a clean image.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party would take a decision on Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma's regret Thursday, party MP Shailendra Kumar told reporters here.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma Wednesday expressed "regret" over his reported remarks sharply critical of Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav.
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, who is in the line of fire for his remarks against Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav, met Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here on Wednesday, and expressed regret for his comment.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Parliament was disrupted Wednesday as the Samajwadi Pary demanded the resignation of Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, while members from DMK and AIADMK raised the issue of Sri Lankan Tamils.
Bangalore, March 19 (IANS) Karnataka has cleared Rs.34 billion (Rs. 34,000 crore) investment proposals with potential to provide jobs to over 150,000 people, an official release said.
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Gerdau, the leading producer of long steel in the Americas and one of the largest suppliers of special steel in the world, Monday announced acquiring majority ownership of its first plant in Asia at Tadipatri in Ananthpur district of Andhra Pradesh.
Washington, March 14 (ANI): Changes in gravity affect the reproductive process in plants, University of Montreal researchers have found.
Raipur, March 13 (IANS) A gas leakage Wednesday afternoon at Bhilai Steel Plant's blast furnace number 5 triggered panic among dozens of employees who developed breathing problems, an official said. Three people fainted after inhaling the gas.
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed Monday's trade flat, as consumer durables, metal and automobile stocks declined. However, capital goods, healthcare and realty stocks were the major gainers in the day's trade.
Washington, Mar. 11 (ANI): Former US President Abraham Lincoln was the only president ever to have received a patent.
Tokyo, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe addressed his country on the two-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami, saying there is still help needed to eliminate the consequences of the natural calamity.
Bhubaneswar, March 8 (IANS) The Dhamra Port in Odisha Friday said it has reached a milestone handling 10 million tonnes of dry bulk cargo in the 2012-13 fiscal against over five million tonnes handled during the previous year.
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) The Sensex, a benchmark index for Indian equities markets, closed Friday's trade at 1.39 percent up, which is its highest level since the last one month.
Los Angeles, March 8 (IANS) Actress Jessica Chastain is being lined up to play Jane in David Yates' remake of "Tarzan".
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Wednesday rose more than half a percent on back of stellar performance of capital goods, metal and information technology (IT) stocks.
Okhla Composting Plant of SDMC got Carbon Credits and Rs. 25 Lac from United Nations Frame Work Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and becomes the first composting planting the country.
Dubai, March 5 (IANS/WAM) Dubai-based international airline Emirates has launched its third daily flight from Dubai to Perth.
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Monday fell 40 points on profit booking and weak global sentiment. Metal, capital goods and consumer durables stocks lost the most.
Raipur, March 3 (IANS) Bhilai Steel Plant, the largest unit of the public sector Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), saw growth in its production in various categories in 11 months of the current fiscal (April 2012-February 2013) over the same period last year, a statement said Sunday.
Jamshedpur (Jharkhand), Mar. 3 (ANI): A colourful extravaganza was organised on Sunday in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, to celebrate the 174th birth anniversary of Tata Group founder Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata.
Raipur, Feb 28 (IANS) Both private and public sector steel companies Thursday hailed the union budget for 2013-14, terming it one with potential to achieve growth leading to inclusive and sustainable development.
Chennai, Feb 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Thursday said she would take a a decision on the gas pipeline project of GAIL (India) Ltd. in the state after ascertaining the views of the farmers likely to be affected.
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) High carbon dioxide (CO2) levels caused by climate change might actually help wheat survive in drought like conditions, says an Australian research.
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Congress MP Naveen Jindal, whose company has filed a case against Zee News in an alleged extortion case, Saturday said while the media in India was very vibrant and powerful there were some sections that are "rotten".
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets fell more than 300 points or 1.62 percent Thursday, ahead of the union budget and a day after data showed decline in loan growth and on weakness in global bourses. Bank, metal, capital goods, automobile and oil and gas stocks were the hardest hit.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) India's financial sector was crippled and transport hit as large parts of the country ground to a halt Wednesday in response to trade unions calling a two-day strike demanding measures to check inflation, ensure jobs and enforce labour laws.
Hyderabad, Feb 20 (IANS) The two-day nationwide strike called by major trade unions evoked mixed response in Andhra Pradesh on the first day Wednesday, affecting financial services and coal mining. However, there was not much impact on transportation.
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) India's financial sector was crippled and transport hit as large parts of the country ground to a halt Wednesday in response to trade unions calling for a two-day strike to demand concrete measures to check inflation, ensure jobs and enforce labour laws.
Hyderabad, Feb 20 (IANS) Banking services were paralysed, coal production came to a halt, and transportation was hit in Andhra Pradesh by the two-day nation-wide strike called by major trade unions, which began Wednesday.
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed Tuesday's trade up more than half a percent, as healthcare, information technology (IT) and automobile stocks gained.
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Tata Group and the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) Tuesday for collaborating in bringing together relevant organisations that will facilitate systemic interventions for skill development and delivery in India.
Kiev, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine will deliver 110 tank power plants "engines and related parts" to Pakistan under a $50 million contract, state-run arms exporter Ukrspetsstroi has said.
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed Monday's trade flat, even as capital goods, metal and realty stocks gained.
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Actress Monica Bedi, who will be seen in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's debut TV show, the grand "Saraswatichandra", says that with this opportunity in hand, her wait for the right role is over.
New Delhi/Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday suspended till Wednesday the execution of death sentence of the four aides of sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, whose mercy petition was rejected Feb 12.