India lacks laws to deal with decommissioning of thermal power plants: Report

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The International Forum for Environment, Sustainability and Technology (iFOREST) on Wednesday released its latest report that assesses the adequacy of existing environmental, land and labour laws in India to deal with the decommissioning of a coal-based thermal power plant (TPP) and other industries. Titled ‘Just Transition of coal-based power plants … Read more

Coal India asked to enhance supply to thermal power plants

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) With the festival season round the corner, Coal India (NS:) Ltd has been directed by the government to scale up dispatch to thermal power plants. In a review meeting presided over by Coal Minister Pralhad Joshi, coal companies were advised to enhance supplies to thermal power plants to help them … Read more

Chinese mobile firms plan to set up plants elsewhere amid India crackdown

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Amid India’s escalating crackdown on Chinese companies, China-based smartphone brands are now planning to set up manufacturing plants in countries like Egypt, Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Nigeria, according to a Global Times report. The report, citing a Chinese executive based in India, claimed that companies will evaluate bilateral ties, market potential, … Read more