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India’s Thermal Coal Production Jumps 9.2%; Aims For Self-Reliance | Details

India is aiming for nothing less than self-reliance when it comes to meeting its coal needs. Recently, Union Minister of Coal & Mines Pralhad Joshi informed the parliament about the uptick in production through a written response. Coal is used extensively for electricity generation in India and a lot of this coal is imported. But last year a noticeable decline was observed in coal imports by the power sector between April 2023 – June 2023 the imports dropped from 16.36 million tonnes in the corresponding period the previous year to 14.21 million tonnes

10 Aug 2023

'Don't shoot the messenger': Opposition leaders fume over Joshimath ‘gag order’

An office memo from the NDMA has directed state-run institutions to not interact with media or share information on social media on the Joshimath situation without prior approval.

1 min read15 Jan 2023

In 'sinking' Joshimath, top priority is complete evacuation, says crisis management committee

Two hotels in the subsidence-hit Joshimath are being demolished amid protests from their owners and locals on the issue of compensation

1 min read10 Jan 2023

Joshimath sinking news: Town divided into 3 zones, most-damaged buildings to be demolished

Officials have said that the buildings that have developed cracks and are most damaged, would be demolished first

1 min read9 Jan 2023

Coal Minister asks Talcher Fertilizers to expedite coal gasification project

Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi reviewed the progress made in operational activities of Talcher Fertilizers Ltd and asked it to expedite the coal gasification project

1 min read18 Aug 2020

Congress whip, Mahesh Joshi moves SC over 'status quo' order of Rajasthan HC in Sachin Pilot case

Mahesh Joshi has challenged the 24 July order wherein the High court had passed a ‘status quo’ order, interdicting the Speaker from proceeding to adjudicate the disqualification petitions pending before him, under the Tenth Schedule of the Constitution of India

2 min read31 Jul 2020

Govt to invest Rs1 lakh cr to ramp up coal production: Pralhad Joshi

Joshi says the Coal India Ltd has been given the specific target of one billion tonnes of production by 2023-24 and for that 60 new coal blocks have been allotted to it

2 min read6 Jun 2020

IIT Mumbai alumnus Rajiv Joshi, an IBM scientist, bags inventor of the year award

Dr Josh works at the IBM Thomson Watson Research Center in New YorkHe was presented with the prestigious annual award by the New York Intellectual Property Law Association early this month

1 min read26 May 2020

Australia to make Google, FB pay for news as ad revenue collapses due to Covid-19

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said he believed that Australia could succeed where other countries, including France and Spain, had failed in making Google and Facebook pay

1 min read20 Apr 2020

Jitender Dabas promoted as McCann Worldgroup India COO

He is currently chief strategy officer of McCann India Dabas will report directly to chairman and chief executive officer (CEO) Prasoon Joshi

1 min read3 Mar 2020
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