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Body of missing Assam youth recovered from coal mine tunnel after 3 months

Police said the 25-year-old man was working in an illegal mine on the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border and its operators and his co-workers buried his body in a tunnel of a nearby mine

There was no headway in search operations due to the area’s location being close to a mountain and inclement weather conditions. (Representative Image)
Updated on Apr 07, 2023 04:01 PM IST

Heatwave, coal shortage lead to blackouts. See how your state is affected

As the country swelters under extreme heat - with the temperature in some states, like Delhi, Rajasthan, and Uttar Pradesh - touching 45 degrees Celsius, power demand is shooting to an all-time high.

Heatwave, coal shortage lead to blackouts (HT FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 29, 2022 12:22 PM IST
By | Written by Manjiri Sachin Chitre | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan

'No need to panic’, says coal minister on worrying power crisis during heatwaves

Thermal power plants account for 70 per cent of India's power generation capacity of nearly four lakh MW. As per the power ministry's website, some are operating at reduced capacities - up to 40 per cent - due to the coal supply crisis.

The IMD has forecasted heatwaves in Odisha, Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, among other states, till May 2. (HT PHOTO)
Published on Apr 27, 2022 05:28 PM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan, New Delhi

Cabinet gives nod to policy for use of land acquired under CBA Act

In a statement, the coal ministry said that lands that are mined out or are practically unsuitable for mining are vulnerable to “unauthorised encroachment and entail avoidable expenditure on security and maintenance”.

The coal ministry said that the approved policy will help in realising the goal of Atmanirbhar Bharat by encouraging domestic manufacturing, reducing import dependence, and job creation, among others.(Aijaz Rahi/AP)
Updated on Apr 13, 2022 11:07 PM IST
By | Edited by Sharangee Dutta, New Delhi

Defying global trend, India plans continued import of Russian coking coal

Ramchandra Prasad Singh said India plans to double imports of Russian coking coal, a key ingredient in making steel.

Russia is typically India's sixth-largest supplier of coking and thermal coal, (AP file)
Updated on Mar 27, 2022 05:46 PM IST
By, New Delhi

30 coal mines auctioned, Coal Ministry expecting revenue generation of 8,158 cr

The Ministry of Coal had launched the 2nd attempt of the auction of eleven coal mines for commercial mining on September 27, 2021, and bids were received for four mines.

Ministry of Coal auctioned two more coal mines, the revenue of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>8,158 crore is expected to be generated. (REUTERS)
Published on Dec 26, 2021 09:46 AM IST
ANI | , New Delhi

4 feared trapped after abandoned coal mine collapses in Jharkhand's Bokaro

Rescue teams of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) as well as NDRF teams from Ranchi were sent to the spot.

BCCL and NDRF launched the rescue operation.(File photo for representation)
Published on Nov 30, 2021 02:33 PM IST
ANI | , Bokaro
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