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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.