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RPT-UPDATE 1-Two die in clashes outside Vedanta's Indian alumina refinery

Mar 18 2019

NEW DELHI/BHUBANESWAR, March 19 A protester and a policeman died in clashes outside Vedanta Ltd's eastern Indian alumina refinery, a police official said on Monday, less than a year after police killed 13 anti-Vedanta protesters in south India.

Two die in clashes outside Vedanta's Indian alumina refinery

Mar 18 2019

NEW DELHI/BHUBANESWAR A protester and a policeman died in clashes outside Vedanta Ltd's eastern Indian alumina refinery, a police official said on Monday, less than a year after police killed 13 anti-Vedanta protesters in south India.

NHPC aims to boost capacity to 10 GW by 2022: chairman

Mar 11 2019

NEW DELHI India's state-run hydroelectricity producer NHPC Ltd plans to raise its capacity by about 30 percent to 10 gigawatts (GW) by 2022, its Chairman Balraj Joshi said on Monday.

DHFL loan monitoring inadequate, but didn't divert funds: auditor

Mar 06 2019

An auditor has dismissed a media allegation that the Dewan Housing Finance Corp (DHFL) created shell companies to divert funds, but said the firm's monitoring of loans was inadequate, raising the risk that some of them would turn sour.

UPDATE 3-India's DHFL loan monitoring inadequate, but didn't divert funds - auditor

Mar 06 2019

* Monitoring of use of loans inadequate - auditor (Adds Cobrapost comment, DHFL declined to comment, updates shares)

Vedanta's daily losses since smelter shutdown total nearly $200 million

Mar 01 2019

NEW DELHI Vedanta Ltd told an Indian court it has been losing 50 million rupees ($706,000) a day ever since the closure of one of its copper smelters in May, after police fired on protesters against the plant and killed 13 people.

Vedanta sells down Sterlite copper concentrate stockpiles: sources

Feb 26 2019

NEW DELHI/BEIJING Vedanta Ltd is selling down copper concentrate stocks from its Sterlite smelter in southern India, looking to cut costs at the plant ordered permanently shut in May, company and government sources told Reuters last week.

Indian activist critical of smelter protest killings goes missing

Feb 26 2019

NEW DELHI An Indian activist who released a video critical of the police shooting of protesters at Vedanta's south Indian copper smelter in May, killing 13 and injuring many others, has been missing for 10 days, a lawyer and fellow activists said.

Adani Enterprises could wait up to two years for Carmichael mine approval

Feb 21 2019

NEW DELHI India's Adani Enterprises might have to wait up to two years to get two environmental approvals to start construction at its controversial Carmichael coal mine in Australia, a Queensland government official told Reuters.

India's Adani could win Carmichael mine approval within 2 years - Queensland resources official

Feb 21 2019

NEW DELHI, Feb 21 India's Adani Enterprises could theoretically win environmental approval for construction of the Carmichael coal mine in Australia in the next two years, a Queensland state resources official said, despite opposition from activists concerned about its impact on the Great Barrier Reef.

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