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Centre to bring ordinance to re-auction coal blocks 21.10.2014 All News-IANS Stories
The union cabinet Monday recommended for presidential assent to an ordinance that would allow re-auction of 214 coal blocks.
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Coal block ordinance to help prevent supply disruption 21.10.2014 TOI: India Business
The land of the cancelled blocks would now vest with the government.The value of the land is to be decided by an empowered committee.
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Unions smell ‘backdoor’ privatization 21.10.2014 TOI: India Business
The possibility of denationalisation of coal mining by the Narendra Modi government has generated strong reactions from trade unions.
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Coal measures right step but weak on reforms, say experts 21.10.2014 TOI: India Business
Industry experts have lauded the decision of the Narendra Modi government to bring about an ordinance to carry out reforms in the coal sector and said they were in line with the decisions and recommendations of the Supreme Court.
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BJP hails decision to bring Ordinance on coal blocks 20.10.2014 Zee News : India National
BJP on Monday welcomed government's decision to promulgate an Ordinance to facilitate e-auction of coal blocks for private companies for captive use and allot mines directly to state and central PSUs and said the reforms initiated by the Prime Minister are aimed at helping the common man.
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Report oil found in Paraguay; gov't cautious 20.10.2014 Sify Finance
A British company says its found oil in Paraguay's Chaco Basin, though the government says it's too soon to tell if the find is commercially viable.
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Coal shortage hits Kishanganj brick kilns 20.10.2014 Patna News, News from Patna, Bihar| Latest Patna News - Times of India Patna and Bihar News
The chimneys of the brick kilns are yet to billow out the black smokes due to acute shortage of coal which the brick kiln owners across Kishanganj district are ...
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36 miners violated forest laws, says Supreme Court panel 20.10.2014 TOI: India
While it spared the other violators, the committee has favoured that the two mines held by EMIL should not be ...
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Fresh mining jolt to Posco, Centre seeks clarifications 20.10.2014 TOI: India
"We would examine the Union mines ministry's letter and take necessary action," steel and mines secretary G Srinivas told TOI on ...
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Government moves to issue Ordinance for e-auction of coal mines 20.10.2014 DNA: Popular News
 In a major move towards energy sector reforms, the Cabinet on Monday recommended promulgation of an Ordinance to facilitate e-auction of coal blocks for private companies for captive use and allot mines directly to state and central PSUs. The move comes against the backdrop of the Supreme Court last month quashing allocation of 214 coal blocks to various companies since 1993. "The Cabinet has recommended promulgation of an Ordinance to the President in order to resolve the pending issues particularly the situation arising out of the Supreme Court judgement quashing the allocation of the coal blocks," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said briefing the media after the meeting. State sector requirements including those of the Central and state governments would be met and coal mines would be allocated to PSUs like NTPC or state electricity boards. "As far as the private sector is concerned, the actual users of coal in the cement, steel and power sectors who apply for a certain number of coal mines will be put ...
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BJP hails decision to bring Ordinance on coal blocks 20.10.2014 DNA: Popular News
 BJP on Monday welcomed government's decision to promulgate an Ordinance to facilitate e-auction of coal blocks for private companies for captive use and allot mines directly to state and central PSUs and said the reforms initiated by the Prime Minister are aimed at helping the common man. "BJP welcomes the decision that will end uncertainty in the sector. The power and coal sector had seen a dark phase from 2004 to 2014 due to the wrong policies of the previous UPA regime for which the nation suffered heavily," BJP National Secretary Shrikant Sharma said. He said the Prime Minister's target is to provide relief to the common man and help provide basic amenities and the decision will help streamline the process of coal mining that will help in more power production. "The government's aim is to provide electricity to every individual in the country and make their lives comfortable," he said. He lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi for bringing economic reforms and for remaining committed to his promise of ...
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Odisha task force may decide on pending express orders for mines 20.10.2014 News
The state task force on mining to meet today is likely to take a call on the fate of 18 iron ore and manganese mines awaiting express orders to restart operations.
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Govt to move ordinance for taking over cancelled coal blocks 20.10.2014 News
The measure has been designed to deal with the implications of the Supreme Court's order in the coal case
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Policy Watch: Can BJP revive Maharashtra? 20.10.2014 DNA: Bangalore
Policy Watch: Can BJP revive Maharashtra?
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India examines commercial coal mining by private firms: Jaitley 20.10.2014 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
To bring an ordinance for this move.
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Modi government looks to end stalemate in coal sector; announces e-auctions of mines 20.10.2014 ET: Policy
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the government will offer a pool of coal mines to private players via e-auction process.
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Coal scam: Two govt officials move court seeking alteration of charge 20.10.2014 FirstPost: Politics

The trial court had earlier framed charges of cheating, forgery and corruption against Goutam Kumar Basak and Soumen Chatterjee for allegedly giving a misleading report on the production capacity of PIL.

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Nifty, Sensex likely to record more gains – Monday closing report 20.10.2014 Moneylife
Nifty may suffer small dips but could rise over the next few days
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Coal sector should be opened for private investment: FM Arun Jaitley 20.10.2014 ET: Policy
The govt proposes to auction all 204 coal mines - operating as well as non-operating. Coal India, however, may be given an option to retain some blocks.
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Adrift Russian ship towed safely to Canadian port 20.10.2014 Sify Finance
The Russian container ship that had been drifting powerlessly off the British Columbia coast, raising fears of a fuel spill, is now safe at a Canadian port.
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