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India

Jatindra Dash

Floods, coronavirus hobble two of India's poorest states

28 Jul 2020

Floods caused by heavy monsoon rains in two of India's poorest states have displaced or affected 8 million people and killed 111 since May, authorities said on Tuesday, at a time when coronavirus cases have swelled there.

India's NMDC halts operations at key iron ore mine after state government order

12 Jun 2020

BHUBANESWAR/CHENNAI, India India's NMDC Ltd said on Friday it had temporarily suspended operations at a key iron ore mine in Chhattisgarh after the state government ordered it to do so.

India to help migrant workers leave cities, but infections mount

19 May 2020

NEW DELHI/BHUBANESWAR India will run more special trains and buses to allow millions of distressed migrant workers to leave big cities, the federal government said on Tuesday, as concerns grew in some states over rising infections from those returning home.

Chhattisgarh says NMDC Ltd diverted CSR money to PM Modi's coronavirus fund

06 May 2020

BHUBANESWAR/CHENNAI Chhattisgarh's chief minister has accused federal government-run NMDC Ltd of diverting Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) money owed to the state to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's coronavirus fund, according to a letter seen by Reuters.

Annual output from India's top iron ore state to hold up despite shutdown - official

02 Apr 2020

BHUBANESWAR/CHENNAI Annual iron ore production volumes in India's largest producing state are unlikely to be impacted by a shutdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus, a senior mines department official in Odisha told Reuters on Thursday.

Coal India says lost 2.1% of annual output due to strikes at eastern Indian unit

09 Oct 2019

BHUBANESWAR Coal India Ltd has lost 13 million tonnes, or 2.1%, of its annual output this financial year, due to strikes at eastern Indian Talcher coalfields, one of India's biggest, a spokesman for the company's unit said on Wednesday.

Flooding at large Coal India mine to halt output for a month

02 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI/BHUBANESWAR Flooding at one of Coal India Ltd's largest open-pit mines will halt production there for at least a month, a senior company official told Reuters on Wednesday, in a setback for a country trying to reduce its dependence on coal imports.

RPT-A goat can cost you: Coal India stops work as locals spar over animal death

02 Oct 2019

BHUBANESWAR, Oct 1 Protests by locals in eastern India over a trespassing goat killed in an accident halted operations and cost Coal India unit Mahanadi Coalfield Ltd (MCL) 26.8 million rupees ($377,000), a spokesman said on Tuesday.

A goat can cost you: Coal India stops work as locals spar over animal death

01 Oct 2019

BHUBANESWAR Protests by locals in eastern India over a trespassing goat killed in an accident halted operations and cost Coal India unit Mahanadi Coalfield Ltd (MCL) 26.8 million rupees ($377,000), a spokesman said on Tuesday.

Coal India workers protest over easing foreign investment rules, output hit

24 Sep 2019

NEW DELHI/BHUBANESWAR Protests by workers at Coal India Ltd on Tuesday over implementation of reforms including allowing 100% foreign direct investment (FDI) in coal mining paralysed operations and hit production, company officials and union leaders said.

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