It is expected that the mine can generate 7 million tonnes per annum over a period of time, sources indicated.
With India slated to become the third largest energy consumer in the world by 2020, the newly appointed DGH B N Talukdar has called for creating a more investment friendly environment to produce more oil and gas in the country.
Union Minister Veerappa Moily dismissed suggestions that there will be conflict of interest as he handles the portfolio of petroleum which requires lots of green clearances from the Environment Ministry.
Key fundamentals of India's wind sector are in place. All it needs is adequate attention from the government.
Vimlendu Jha, founder of Swechha, an organisation engaged in environmental and social development issues, speaks on what can be done to improve water management in India.
Studies show that over 70 per cent of all cancers are due to environmental reasons and lifestyle related factors are the most important and preventable among these environmental exposures.
Kishor Pate of Amit Enterprises Housing elaborates on the need to go for green homes in the country. He stresses that such houses not only have higher resale values, but also reduces damage to the environment.
The bandh call given by anti Sterlite protestors to permanently shut down the copper smelter unit following alleged leak of noxious gas evoked good response in the town today.
Welcoming the Supreme Court's decision to delink forest clearance from environment clearance for linear projects, K Venkatesh, chief executive officer & managing director, L&T IDPL says the governmnet now needs to tackle implementation challenges to improve outlook.
The Cabinet Committee on Investment (CCI) is scheduled to meet today and is likely to take up issues related to National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) North Karanpura district's 12 coal mining projects and power projects, reports CNBC-TV18's Rituparna Bhuyan.
India has been classified as the least green country to make and drive electric cars, according to a study. According to an analysis by independent research group, Shrink That Footprint, heavily coal-based power generation in India results in from electric car emissions similar to traditional petrol vehicles.
Power minister Jyotiraditya Scindia will chair a high-profile advisory group mandated to discuss power related issues. Cyrus Mistry, Anil Ambani along with GMR chairman and Jaypee Group CEO will represent independent power producers in the group.
Samir Arora, fund manager, Helios Capital, says that it is disappointing to see that DIIs are not participating in the rally. He continues to remain bullish on market.
VD Mhaiskar, CMD, IRB Infrastracture Developers, says that there was delay in getting environment clearance (EC) and forest clearance (FC) for the Ahmadabad-Baroda project but now the clearance is in place and IRB Infrastructure has taken over that project from NHAI on January 1.
Amidst about 350 highways projects stuck for green nods, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has decided to approach the Supreme Court against environment ministry seeking clarifications on the issue.
The Ministry of Environemnt and Forests has blamed NHAI for GMR pulling out of the Ahmedabad Kishangarh highway project. MoEF sources said that NHAI had submitted an incomplete application regarding the highway project, reports Nayantara Rai of CNBC-TV18.
Mining companies in Goa have violated rules and regulation in their operations and extraction of ores by them should not be permitted till environment impact assessment is done, a Central Empowered Committee told the Supreme Court today.
Indian children are more interested in protecting the environment from ill-effects of climate change than their counterparts the world over and are concerned about lack of proper sanitation and drinking water, according to a global survey on children's hopes and fears.
The Coal Ministry today said it hopes to resolve differences within next 15 days with ministries like environment and power on the proposed bidding norms for auctioning of captive coal blocks.
Pavan Sukhdev is a banker who has taken due diligence to new heights and given a new meaning to corporate responsibility to the environment.
State-owned Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd's planned USD 4 billion refinery at Ratnagiri in Maharashtra would depend on lifting of environmental moratorium on projects in that region, Parliament was informed today.
Compulsory license granted to Natco has left the Indian pharma industry with a hard choice to make - cut prices, or quit selling the drug. To counter this drug-makers are changing strategies, reports CNBC-TV18's Archana Shukla.
Hailing the Supreme Court order of disallowing tourism activity in core areas of tiger reserves, Union environment minister Jayanthi Natarajan on Tuesday said she would ask the state-governments to strictly follow the directives of the apex court.
Global leaders ended a UN development summit on Friday with what was widely considered a lackluster agreement, leaving many attendees convinced that individuals must lead efforts to improve the environment.
On World Environment Day, Sunita Narain, director, Centre For Science and Environment (CSE) tells CNBC-TV18 that with progress, industry has shoved environment to the sidelines according to the findings of a CSE report.