Everything you need to know about Awalpur Cement Project So: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Awalpur Cement Project So: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
London, Dec. 05 (ANI): Google's new robotic grocery delivery service is expected to challenge Amazon's drone project which envisages transporting goods to its customers by air.
Thimphu/New Delhi, Dec.4 (ANI): Bhutan's foreign ministry has confirmed that India has given its approval to 39 new projects during the second round of talks on the 11th plan held in New Delhi.
Shimla, Dec 1 (IANS) Poor and needy patients in Himachal Pradesh have received a total of around Rs.2 crore from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for treatment during the past 11 months, an official said here Sunday.
Bangalore, Nov 13 (IANS) Ardex Endura India Ltd, a 50:50 joint venture between Germany's Ardex group and Prism Cement Ltd, Wednesday commissioned its euro 5-million (Rs.43 crore) plant on the city's outskirts to manufacture tile fixing adhesives.
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Diversified business group JK Organisation, with interests in tyre, cement and paper, among other sectors, Friday said it is on an expansion spree despite the slowdown in the country's economic growth.
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) The Imam of a mosque here has been arrested for murdering a youth by pushing him in river Jhelum on the pretext of performing a sacred ritual in order to solve his strained relations with his spouse, police said Monday.
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Actress Nandita Das, who will be seen with husband Subodh Maskara in upcoming Spanish film "Traces of Sandalwood", will start shooting in a month's time. The film will be shot here and in Barcelona.
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) Cement maker Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd will be targeting mainly the growing 24 million ton per annum (mtpa) Maharashtra market from its new plant in Karnataka, said a top company official.
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) With over 200 films across nine sections from over 65 countries and an impressive lineup of academic events - the 15th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) starting Thursday promises to not just entertain movie aficionados but celebrates the true spirit of cinema as well.
Washington, October 12 (ANI): Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are set to produce a half-hour comedy show again.
Mumbai, Oct 7 (IANS) Reliance Infra's first five million tonnes per annum capacity cement plant will be commissioned this month in Madhya Pradesh, a company statement said here Monday.
New York, Sept. 21 (ANI): A new novel, supposedly based on 'American Idol,' is set to shed some light on Jennifer Lopez's diva behavior, as well as her feud with fellow judge Steven Tyler.
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Industrial conglomerate Jaiprakash Associates Wednesday said it had reached an agreement with UltraTech to sell its Gujarat cement facility for Rs.3,800 crore.
Washington, Sept. 9 (ANI): The US Air Force, in collaboration with the country's Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), is reportedly working on a project to test a new hypersonic flight.
Shimla, Sep 4 (IANS) Healthcare major Johnson & Johnson Ltd. Wednesday got approval to expand its facility in Himachal Pradesh with an investment of Rs.36 crore.
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Noted Indian homeopath Mukesh Batra has been honoured with Asia's "most promising leader" award at a recent function in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for pioneering work in healthcare, using natural medicine.
New Delhi, Aug.29 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday supported the Supreme Court for pulling up the government and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for their tardy pace in probing the coal block allocation scam and the missing files, and said that an FIR must be filed immediately on the missing files.
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): Facing a relentless opposition, which continues to demand a statement from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on the missing files related to coal blocks allocations between 2005 and 2012, Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Tuesday said he was ready for any punishment if he was proved guilty.
New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): The opposition led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), forced a temporary adjournment of Parliament till noon on Tuesday, over a demand for a statement from Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh over missing files related to coal blocks allocations between 2005 and 2012.
New Delhi, Aug. 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday accused the UPA-II Government for hiding facts in the coal allocation scam by citing the excuse of 'missing' files and demanded Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's clarification on it in Parliament.
New Delhi, Aug. 19 (ANI): Congress leader Harish Rawat on Monday defended Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal, who has come under sharp criticism by the opposition parties for missing files related to the coal blocks allocation, and assured that attempts are being made to retrieve the files.
Hazaribagh (Jharkhand), Aug. 18 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Yashwant Sinha lashed out at the government on Sunday for allowing files related to the coal allocation scam to be deliberately misplaced to stall an inquiry by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
New Delhi, Aug. 18 (ANI): Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI-M) leader Mohammed Salim alleged Sunday that the UPA-II government is stalling a probe of coal block allocations, citing the excuse of 'missing' files.
New Delhi, Aug. 18 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday accused the ruling Congress Party of covering up the facts of the Coalgate scam, in an attempt to shield Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, after files pertaining to the case were declared 'missing'.
New Delhi, Aug. 18 (ANI): Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav on Sunday hit out at the Coal Ministry for the 'missing' files of the coal allocation scam, and said that it was the responsibility of the Coal Minister and the Secretary and added that the Central Government must take immediate action against them.
New Delhi, Aug. 17 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) chief Sharad Yadav on Saturday hit out at the UPA-led Central Government for the 'missing' files of the coal allocation scam, demanding that the perpetrator is arrested immediately.
Kanpur, Aug. 17 (ANI): Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on Saturday confirmed that few files related to the coal allocation scam were missing, saying that copies of them are being retrieved.
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Even the marginal use of industrial and municipal waste as fuel and raw material by the cement industry can notably cut carbon dioxide emissions and make a major difference to the overall environment, apart from the co-benefits of waste management, says the Shakti Foundation that promotes clean energy.
Washington, July 12 (ANI): NASA's Pluto-bound New Horizons spacecraft has spotted the planet's Texas-sized, ice-covered moon Charon for the first time, using its highest-resolution telescopic camera.
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Birla Corporation Ltd, the flagship company of the M.P. Birla Group, Wednesday said it is planning to invest about Rs.2,500 crore over the next three years to increase its cement capacity.
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Heart failure patients are increasingly more likely to be diagnosed with cancer, a new study has revealed.
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Monday urged passport officers to adopt a citizen-centric role and for measures that facilitate speedier and courteous service.
Udaipur (Rajasthan), June 16 (ANI): A building collapsed in Fatehnagar town of Rajasthan on Saturday killing at least three labourers and injuring a few others.
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice on petitions of four cement manufacturers contesting an order of the Competition Appellate Tribunal (COMPAT) asking them to deposit a part of the penalty slapped on them for alleged cartelisation and manipulation of cement prices.
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) has developed a technology with which gypsum, found aplenty with fertiliser companies like the Fertilisers and Chemicals Travancore Ltd. (FACT), can be used in construction of houses.
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to hear June 10 a plea by UltraTech Cement Limited challenging the order of the Competition Appellate Tribunal that asked the firm to deposit 10 percent of penalty imposed on it on a cartelization complaint.
New York, June 5 (ANI): Hillary Clinton poked fun of her often-mocked pantsuits on stage at the 2013 CFDA Fashion Awards at Alice Tully Hall on Monday.
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) JK Lakshmi Cement said Wednesday its net profit rose 62 percent to Rs.175.74 crore for the financial year ended March 31, helped by higher sales volume.
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Over 40 percent of adult Indians are unconcerned, indifferent or disengaged about global warming, posing a threat to policy implementation on this crucial subject, says a research report by the Yale University.
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the formula for turning liquid cement into liquid metal.
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) Cement major India Cements Ltd. Friday said that Gurunath Meiyappan, who has been summoned by Mumbai police for his alleged role in the spot fixing scam, is not the owner/CEO/team principal of IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings.
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Berger Paints has tied up with Bollywood's popular interior designer Sussanne Roshan to introduce 'design rooms theme' titled - Lewis Berger Design Stories.
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) A special court Monday issued summons to Andhra Pradesh Home Minister P. Sabitha Indra Reddy in a disproportionate assets case involving YSR Congress party leader Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy.
Shimla, May 8 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government Wednesday issued show cause notice to four cement makers for delaying commissioning of five plants but gave permission to Reliance to set up a new unit, an official said here.
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Chinese shares saw slight losses Monday, as Saturday's quake in southwest China's Sichuan province weighed on the markets.
Shillong, April 18 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Thursday promised to take action against cement companies violating forest conservations laws.
Shimla, April 4 (IANS) Cement companies operating their plants in Himachal Pradesh have been asked to lower their retail rates, state Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said Thursday.
Shimla, March 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh Thursday said the government would try to convince the cement companies to reduce cement prices in retail.
Shimla, March 21 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh may extend the deadline for companies to start cement mega-plants in the state as they have failed to finish the job within the fixed time-frame, Industries Minister Mukesh Agnihotri said here Thursday.
Washington, Mar. 18 (ANI): Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus has said the GOP has an image problem, which led to its loss in the 2012 presidential bid.
Washington, March 6 (ANI): An extremely rare Y chromosome found in an African American pushes back the time of the most recent common ancestor for the Y chromosome lineage tree to 300,000 years ago.
Sydney, Feb 27 (ANI): Australian media along with former players like Shane Warne have jeered at India's spin-friendly pitches following their ignominious eight-wicket defeat in the first Test in Chennai.
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) and French nuclear energy company Areva S.A. have agreed to collaborate in research and development projects, a statement said Friday.
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) JK Lakshmi Cement Wednesday reported a 13 percent increase in turnover for October-December 2012 quarter at Rs.552.73 crore.
Hyderabad, Jan 30 (IANS) Vicat Group, an international cement manufacturer, will build a second unit at its greenfield cement plant in Gulbarga district of Karnataka with an investment of Rs.1,300 crore.
Agra, Jan 28 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma launched an eBiz portal at the CII Partnership Summit in Agra today.
New Delhi, Jan.22 (ANI): Mr. Rashid Meredov, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Turkmenistan called on President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan yesterday.
Shillong, Dec 27 (IANS) Nine cement plants in Meghalaya are being run on forest land, report by a team appointed on Supreme Court's directions said here Thursday.
Ratan Tata, chairman of the Tata Group who steps down Friday, also had the uncanny ability to know when to enter a new business and, more importantly, exiting an existing one. List of such deals:
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) Less than 24 hours before his swearing in Himachal Pradesh chief minister for the sixth time, Congress leader Virbhadra Singh got a major reprieve as a Shimla court acquitted him and his wife Pratibha Singh in a three-and-a-half-year-old corruption case.
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) DCNS, the innovative European player in naval defence, is working on submarine-launched anti-aircraft missiles as well as counter-measures against torpedos, unmanned underwater vehicles and attack missiles.
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) City-based Ajaya Bagaria's team took the pole position again after round nine for Ruia Gold Cup in the 54th Winter National Bridge Championship here Monday.
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India is constantly upgrading its submarine fleet with modern weapons and sensors, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Monday.
Bangalore, Dec 3 (IANS) Big ticket investments for which the Karnataka government signed agreements with various stakeholders during the Global Investors' Meet (GIM 2012) in June in this tech hub are yet to take-off, according to a progress report released Monday.
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Two cement units of the B.K. Birla Group of Companies were Wednesday awarded for adopting innovative safety measures which have helped in curbing injuries and casualties.
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Eight core industries logged a 5.1 percent growth in September, led by double-digit growth in coal and petroleum refinery products, government data showed Wednesday.
Los Angeles, Oct 31 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry is set to be honoured by an American suicide prevention organisation for her efforts championing gay rights.
Buenos Aires, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) US automaker General Motors Co. plans to invest 2.13 billion pesos ($448 million) in the production of a new model in Argentina in 2015, the industry ministry said.
London, October 1 (ANI): A new study has warned that changes in ocean and climate systems could lead to smaller fish.
Toronto, Oct 1 (IANS) Warming oceans and climate may have an unexpected side effect - shrinking fish. Their body weight could decline by 14-20 percent in 50 years, says a Canadian study based on computer modelling of 600 ocean fish species.
Nagpur, Sep 17 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure, a part of the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, Monday entered the cement market, launching its "Reliance Cement" brand through subsidiary Reliance Cement Company.
London, August 10 (ANI): Sienna Miller and Kate Moss have teamed up with other fashionable stars to auction their footwear for charity.
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Monday found 11 cement manufacturers and the Cement Manufacturers Association contravening the provisions of the Competition Act through monopolistic trade practices and imposed a penalty of Rs.397.51 crore on Shree Cement Ltd.
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Cement firm ACC said Thursday its net profit grew by 24.16 percent to Rs.417.93 crore in the quarter ended June 30 as compared to Rs.336.59 crore during the corresponding period of last year.
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) In a joint effort, Coca-Cola India and Jain Irrigation System plan to train around 50,000 mango farmers in ultra high density plantation (UHDP) techniques over the next five years, showcasing the 100 demo farms set up in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district.
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) A structural failure of a launching girder resulted in Thursday night's accident on the Eastern Freeway Project bridge near Wadala in Mumbai which killed one person and injured seven others, a top official said here Friday.
Washington, July 11 (IANS) If you're born to a father who's a strong and enduring community leader, you're far more likely to become a leader yourself due to a range of advantages accruing from your dad's position.
Washington, July 11 (ANI): New research has provided a glimpse into how our male ancestors may have jockeyed for power and passed it on to their male offsprings.
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) The severe monsoon of Goa will now not hold back over 200 children from poor families from attending school.
Kolkata, June 28 (IANS) Birla Corporation, a flagship company of the M.P. Birla Group, is mulling setting up its first overseas cement plant in Ethiopia, a top company official said here Thursday.
Kolkata, June 26 (IANS) Floor tile, bath and kitchen player H&R Johnson India, a division of Prism Cement Ltd, is all set to enter the Indian wellness industry by the end of July, a top company official said Friday.
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Thursday imposed a hefty penalties amounting to over Rs.6,000 crore ($1.1 billion) on 11 cement companies including Ambuja Cements, ACC, Ultratech and India Cements, terming them guilty of forming a cartel and fixing prices.
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Competition Commission of India (CCI) Thursday imposed penalties amounting to over Rs.6,000 crore ($1.06 billion) on 11 cement companies including Ambuja Cements, ACC, Ultratech and India Cements, terming them guilty of forming a cartel and fixing prices.
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), June 13 (IANS) Nearly 3,000 farmers and fishermen Wednesday made an unsuccessful attempt to 'recapture' their farms and other lands, which have been acquired for the proposed 9,900-MW Jaitapur Nuclear Power Project (JNPP) coming up here, police said.
Vedanta has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Bihar (Department of Education and Bihar Education Project Council,
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Growth in eight core industries fell to 2.2 percent in April as compared to 4.2 percent registered during the corresponding month of previous year, due to drop in the output of oil, gas, fertiliser and petroleum refinery products, official data showed Thursday.
Hyderabad, May 18 May (IANS) H&R Johnson (India), a division of Prism Cement limited, India's largest ceramic tile company, Friday announced the expansion of its manufacturing capacity by 55 percent at the Silica JV unit in Andhra Pradesh with an investment of Rs.225 crore.
Melbourne, May 18 (ANI): Next month, one of Australia's biggest wineries will be releasing a brew based entirely on what 3000 drinkers downed in May.
Washington, May 15 (ANI): ESA's Space Situational Awareness (SSA) programme is keeping an eye on space hazards, including disruptive space weather, debris objects in Earth orbit and asteroids that pass close enough to cause concern.
Srinagar, April 24 (IANS) For renowned Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan, the locale for her latest song sequence could just not be better. Srinagar's Tulip Garden Tuesday not only fascinated Khan, but also convinced her this was the ultimate shooting destination.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): NASA has recreated a breathtaking view of what it might have looked like from Moon's viewpoint back in 1968 when Apollo 8 astronauts captured the first photographs of the Earth rising over the Moon.
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Jaypee Cement has expanded its sponsorship support to three Indian hockey players - Sardara Singh, Sandeep Singh, and Shivendra Singh.
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): Observations from two of European Space Agency's space telescopes have been combined to create a multi-wavelength view of violent events taking place within the giant galaxy Centaurus A.
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) In his mesmerising baritone, megastar Amitabh Bachchan set the stage alive at the opening ceremony of the fifth season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) with a heartwarming poem written by lyricist Prasoon Joshi.
Washington, March 30 (IANS) An 18-year-old Indian American singer, whose parents hail from Kerala, could well emerge as America's new singing sensation after making the top 24 on NBC's reality singing show "The Voice"
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Growth in eight core industries, including electricity, coal, cement, steel and crude oil, rose by 6.8 percent in February against 0.5 percent in the previous month, raising hopes of a revival in the overall factory output, official data showed Thursday.
Bristol (England), Oct 4 (ANI): The 2011 Nobel Prize for Physics has been awarded to two American and one Australian pioneers of astrophysics for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe through observations of distant supernovae.
New Delhi, Aug 25(ANI): It was an evening when fans sitting in the comfort of their homes and offices enjoyed a live 'webcert' of New Delhi-based legendary rock band Parikrama.
New Delhi, Aug 2 (ANI): Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs Jitendra Singh in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today said the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network Systems (CCTNS) Project has been launched recently under it nearly 15,015 police stations and 7,000 higher offices including circles, districts, sub-divisions, state headquarters, etc. throughout the country have been proposed to be automated.
New Delhi, July 27 (ANI): India and Pakistan on Wednesday agreed to that discussions will continue on Siachen, Wullar Barrage/Tulbul Navigation Project and Sir Creek to find a mutually acceptable solution to these issues.