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South Koreans hope for opportunities in eastern India despite Posco ...
Kolkata, Dec 11 : South Korea's Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (Kotra) on Monday opened its fifth office in India here as it is hoping positive on the eastern region for offering opportunities even after the country's steel maker Posco's USD 12 billion greenfield project in Odisha failed ...

New tech brings easier cervical cancer screening closer to reality
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 1 : A newly-developed handheld device for cervical cancer screening is promising to do away with uncomfortable speculums and high-cost colposcopes.

Hyderabad: 11-year-old allegedly raped, case registered under POSCO ...
Hyderabad (Telangana) , May 8 : In a shocking incident, a 50-year old auto driver allegedly raped an 11-year-old girl near Kalapattar area here.

SC directs Centre to resolve conflict in provisions of IPC, POSCO
New Delhi , Jan. 5 : The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Central Government to examine the conflict between the provisions of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012.

Shree Uttam Steel and Power signs MoA with POSCO Korea
Mumbai, Aug 11 : Shree Uttam Steel and Power Ltd, a part of Uttam Galva Group and POSCO Korea, on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to set up an integrated steel manufacturing facility under a Joint Venture arrangement in India.

POSCO puts USD 12 billion Odisha project on hold
New Delhi, July 17 : South Korean steelmaking company Pohang Iron and Steel Company (POSCO) has decided to put its project in Odisha on hold due to delays in regulatory approvals.

POSCO puts USD 12 billion Odisha project on hold
New Delhi, July 17 : South Korean steelmaking company Pohang Iron and Steel Company (POSCO) has decided to put its project in Odisha on hold due to delays in regulatory approvals.

POSCO dignitaries call on PM Modi
New Delhi, Jan. 20 : High ranking executives of the Pohang Iron and Steel Company (POSCO) called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday.

POSCO signs MOU with PNC Infratech
Kolkata, June 16 : POSCO Engineering and Construction India, a wholly owned subsidiary of South Korean POSCO E and C Co. Ltd., signed a Memorandum of Understanding with infrastructure company PNC Infratech Ltd. Friday to jointly develop and execute infrastructure projects in India and ...

POSCO: PM happy, while protests on
New Delhi, Jan 16 : Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said he is happy that the POSCO steel project in Odisha is set to be operational in the coming weeks.

POSCO scraps steel mill in Karnataka
Bangalore, July 16 : South Korean steel major POSCO on Tuesday announced that it had decided to scrap its proposed Rs 30,000 crore, owing to land acquisition delays and local opposition.

Rights groups slam India on POSCO evictions
New York, June 29 : The Government of India must end human rights abuses tied to its project with South Korean steel giant POSCO,and must immediately cease illegal seizures of land which threaten to forcibly displace as many as 22,000 people in Odisha, said rightsgroups in a new report released ...

Decide on POSCO license: SC to Centre
New Delhi, May 10 : The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Centre to take a decision on granting an iron ore licence to South Korea's steel major POSCO for its plant at Khandadhar hills in east Indian state of Odisha.

Odisha betel farmers clash with cops
Jagatsinghpur, Odisha, Feb 3 : Betel farmers and police clashed on Sunday at POSCO's plant in Jagatsinghpur district in Odisha after the latter allegedly attempted to forcibly acquire the land for the steel giant, that was allotted to farmers, said media reports.

Government assures review of POSCO project
Union Commerce, Industry and Textiles Minister Anand Sharma on Monday said the government will review the delays that have affected South Korean steel giant POSCO's project in Odisha.

Keen to move forward with POSCO: PM
Seoul, Mar 26 : Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said his government is keen to move forward with the POSCO project and there is some progress in this regard.

Fresh protests at POSCO project site
Paradip (Orissa), July 16: Fresh protests halted work at the site chosen by the Orissa government for steel giant POSCO in the coastal village of Govindpur on Saturday as locals chased away policemen leading to a brief scuffle among them.

Rain disrupts Posco acquisition again, protest continues
Bhubasneswar, June 18 : For the second day on Saturday the Orissa government could not begin acquiring land in Govindpur region for steel giant POSCO owing to heavy rain, even as the villagers and activists forming a human barricade to thwart the move remained on guard.

Posco acquisition resumes after rain delay
Bhubasneswar, June 18 : A face-off between the villagers forming a human barricade and the government forces looms over Govindpur in Orissa as land acquisition for POSCO resumes on Saturday after a day's delay caused by inclement weather.

POSCO: Land acquisition resumes
Bhubasneswar, June 17 : The Orissa government on Friday resumed acquiring land for Pohang Steel Company (POSCO) plant at Paradip in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district after a five-day break, amid protests from villagers.

Ramesh raps Orissa on POSCO land stir
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, June 13 : Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday asked the Orissa government to not use force to acquire land for the POSCO steel plant or on protests by locals that have erupted against the project.

Orissa govt plans anti-POSCO crackdown?
Bhubaneswar, June 10 : The Orissa government will reportedly start a massive crackdown against villagers protesting setting up of Pohang Steel Company (POSCO) plant at Paradip at Jagatsinghpur district.

POSCO gets green clearance with new terms
New Delhi, Jan 31 : South Korean steel giant Pohang Steel Company (POSCO) on Monday finally managed to get the go-ahead signal from the ministry of Environment and Forest to set up its steel mill and captive port in the Indian state of Orissa.

SC serves notices on Posco mining dispute
New Delhi, Dec 7 : The Supreme Court has served notices to the Union government, the Orissa government and to Posco in response to a suit filed by Geomin Minerals and Marketing, challenging an Orissa High Court order.

FAC members to decide Posco fate
New Delhi, Oct 25 : The fate of South Korean steel major, Posco's Rs. 51,000 crore integrated steel plant project in Orissa, is likely to be decided as the officials of the Forest Advisory Council meet here at Ban Bhawan on Monday.

Jairam to decide fate of Orissa projects on Tuesday
New Delhi, Aug 24: A day after meeting Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh, who is said to be a stumbling block for the POSCO steel plant and Vedanta bauxite mining projects, is expected to decide on the fate of both on Tuesday.

SAIL to set up joint venture with POSCO
Kolkata, May 18 : The Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) will set up a joint venture steel plant with South Korean steel giant, Posco, either in Jharkhand or in Maharashtra.

POSCO signs MoU with SAIL
New Delhi, April 29 : Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel A. Sai Prathap has said that Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) is examining possibilities of entering into joint venture (JV) initiatives with international steel producers.

POSCO concerned over delay in Orissa project
JAMSHEDPUR, February 27: The Korean steel giant POSCO, which had move to set up a mega steel plant in Orissa, is now concerned over the slow pace of progress in possessing the potential licenses for iron ore mining as well as acquirement of land which has lead to an inordinate delay in starting its ...