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  • Top coal miner to buy metal mines abroad

    NEW DELHI: Coal India Ltd, the world’s largest coal miner, has held internal talks to discuss buying metal mines abroad amid faltering revenues and rising employee costs, potentially signaling a strategy shift to cut reliance on the fossil fuel...

    “The plans of Coal India to enter into metal mining business both in India and abroad are in a very nascent stage, and of strategic and confidential nature,” the company said...

  • Action sought against occupants of coal mines

    PESHAWAR: Owners of coal mines in Darra Adamkhel have demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa governor to take action against all those involved in illegal digging and provide protection to the real owners...

    Talking to media persons, an elder Ayaz Khan said that the coal mines were owned by people of seven villages, including Germani Kallay, Rahim Kallay, Alam Khan Kallay, Sada Gul Kallay, Feroz Mela, Thandi Kallay and Babozi Kallay, but...

  • Police detain 16 ex-Rangers personnel as coal mines row re-emerges

    HYDERABAD: Sixteen retired Rangers personnel – who are part of the Rangers Security Guards (Pvt) Limited (RSGL) – were detained by police in Jamshoro district on Saturday amid a controversy over lease of coal mines involving the Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HCCI) president and a provincial assembly member...

    Services of the private security firm were hired for a month by HCCI president Mr Goharullah under an agreement...

  • 150MW Lakhra power plant shuts after major fire

    HYDERABAD: The Lakhra Coal Power Plant was shut down for an indefinite period after a big fire caused extensive damage to its underground cables on Thursday morning...

    The Lakhra Power Plant was leased out to M/s Associated Group for 20 years in 2006 by the Privatisation Commission...

  • Environmental impact study of Lakhra power project conducted

    HYDERABAD: The Sindh Environmental Protection Agency (Sepa), regional office Hyderabad, has conducted the environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the proposed 660MW coal-fired Lakhra power project at Jamshoro district...

    In a follow-up to the review and public consultation process, a public hearing was conducted by Sepa Sindh on Tuesday at the Lakhra coal power plant site where Sepa Director General Naeem Ahmed Mughal highlighted...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

  • Pemra serves notices to ARY, Bol News over 'fake' news regarding cabinet reshuffle

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has issued show-cause notices to ARY News and Bol News for airing news items regarding a reshuffle in the federal cabinet and change in the portfolios of some federal ministers, it emerged on Tuesday...

    The two media outlets had aired the news on Monday morning about a possible reshuffle in the posts for Minister for Finance and Minister of State for Interior held by Asad Umar...

  • Ehtesab Commission looking for secretary mines

    PESHAWAR: A team of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ehtesab Commission has raided an official premises in search of secretary mines and mineral development, Mian Waheeduddin, required in a case of misuse of authority and illegal mining, but he was not staying there...

  • Daniel Craig gets ‘licence to save’ as UN envoy on mines

    UNITED NATIONS: As secret agent James Bond, Daniel Craig has a licence to kill, but on Tuesday the United Nations gave the British actor a “licence to save” by appointing him as the first global advocate for the elimination of mines and explosive hazards...

    Last year, the United Nations said it destroyed more than 400,000 land mines and explosive remnants of war and more than 2,000 tons of obsolete ammunition...

  • Footprints: the graveyard of mines

    MACH: In Balochistan, one often comes across news in the local newspapers of coal miners dying deep inside mines...

    One such place is the congested yet green town of Mach in Kachhi district, where coal mines have existed for a long time...

  • Chinese firm probes if children work in African mines

    BEIJING: A Chinese metal trading firm said on Thursday it is investigating whether children are toiling in Congolese mines that supply it with cobalt, a key resource for mobile phones and electric cars...

    He said Yantai Cash does not have any personnel or office in the central African country and that the company buys the metal from Chinese ports, not directly from the mines...

  • Booming China film industry mines Web for oddball talent

    BEIJING: Yi Zhenxing’s movie career started by posting clips of himself online with a paper bag over his head commenting on computer games...

    The videos got lots of views so Yi, formerly a civil engineer, graduated to a web-only comedy series about a young loser’s misadventures based on classic Chinese stories
  • Three ‘TTP militants’ held, mines seized

    KARACHI: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested three suspected militants linked with the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan and seized mines from them, officials said...

    Five mines, three rocket launchers and one pistol were seized from their possession...

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