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Sudarshan Varadhan

RPT-INSIGHT-Trading tyres: How the West fuels a waste crisis in Asia

18 Oct 2019

NABIPUR, India/KULAI, Malaysia, Oct 18 When night falls in the Indian village of Nabipur, the backyard furnaces come to life, burning waste tyres from the West, making the air thick with acrid smoke and the soil black with soot.

Trading tires: How the West fuels a waste crisis in Asia

18 Oct 2019

NABIPUR, India/KULAI, Malaysia When night falls in the Indian village of Nabipur, the backyard furnaces come to life, burning waste tires from the West, making the air thick with acrid smoke and the soil black with soot.

Indian miners reject plan to link national coal index to foreign prices

10 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI India's miners are rejecting a government proposal to establish a national coal index that would be linked to international prices, documents reviewed by Reuters show, because it could make domestic supply uncompetitive.

Indian miners reject plan to link national coal index to foreign prices

10 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI India's miners are rejecting a government proposal to establish a national coal index that would be linked to international prices, documents reviewed by Reuters show, because it could make domestic supply uncompetitive.

Coal India expects to resume a third of output at flooded Dipka mine within 10 days

03 Oct 2019

NEW DELHI Coal India Ltd has resumed some production at its Dipka mine after flooding and aims to have at least a third of output back up and running within 10 days, a company official said on Thursday.

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-Indian rare earth miner V.V. Mineral targets African assets after local ban

25 Sep 2019

NEW DELHI, Sept 24 India's V.V. Mineral, a beach sand miner hit by a domestic law which effectively banned private companies from extracting rare earth deposits, has applied for licenses to start operations in Kenya and Tanzania, the company's chairman said on Tuesday.

Indian rare earth miner V.V. Mineral targets African assets after local ban

24 Sep 2019

NEW DELHI India's V.V. Mineral, a beach sand miner hit by a domestic law which effectively banned private companies from extracting rare earth deposits, has applied for licenses to start operations in Kenya and Tanzania, the company's chairman 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.

Exclusive: India to invite bids from global coal miners before end of 2019 - sources

18 Sep 2019

NEW DELHI India plans to invite bids from global firms for the first time for coal mining blocks before end-2019, sources familiar with the matter said, a move that would end Coal India Ltd's near-monopoly for the fuel as the nation tries to cut imports.

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