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Fire Breaks Out At Mahanadi Coalfield’s Plant In Odisha

A fire broke out at Mahanadi Coalfield Limited (MCL)’s plant in Bharatpur of Angul district on Wednesday. MCL’s Fire Services Personnel reached the spot to contain the flames. Exact cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained.

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New Kendriya Vidyalayas To Come Up In Sundergarh, Angul Districts Soon

In order to impart quality education to children in mining-rich Sundergarh and Angul district, two new Kendriya Vidyalayas will be set up soon. 

Centre Sets Up Coal Bearing Tribunal At Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: There is something to cheer about for the land oustees of coal mines in Sambalpur, Jharsuguda and Sundergarh district as the Government of India has decided to set up a Coal Bearing Tribunal (CBT) at Jharsuguda to deal with the long-standing disputes related to payment and compensation of the land losers. In a letter […]

Amit Shah Lays Foundation Of Utkal Upvan At Jharsuguda

Bhubaneswar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday laid the foundation stone of Utkal Upvan, an eco-park being developed by Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) as a tourist attraction in Odisha’s Jharsuguda district at a cost of Rs 14 crore. The foundation stone was laid remotely through video conference from New Delhi by the union home […]

Mahanadi Coalfields Sets 263 MT Production Target By 2023-24

Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi Coalfields Limited(MCL), an Odisha-based subsidiary of Coal India Limited, on Monday said the company has set a target of producing 263 million tonnes of coal by 2023-24 and employees must ensure normal mining operations to achieve the goal. In the current financial year, MCL has been assigned with a target of 173 MTs […]

MCL Recruitment 2021: Vacancies Notified For 70 Medical Executives in Various Grades 
MCL Plans To Invest Rs 60,000 Crore In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi Coalfields (MCL) planned to invest Rs 60,000 crore in Odisha, with Rs 31,000 crore to be spent on mining and social infrastructure development by 2023-24, the subsidiary of Coal India said in a statement, here on Saturday. MCL plans to increase coal production capacity to 300 million tonnes with investment in three new […]

50-Feet-Deep Sinkhole Opens Up In Odisha Village Triggering Panic

Angul: Panic gripped the locals of Deulabeda village under ward-18 of Talcher Municipality after a 50-feet-deep sinkhole opened up in a farmland out of nowhere on Wednesday. Sources said the farmland in the village opened up early morning creating a thunderous sound and triggering panic among villagers who were busy in their daily chores. As […]

Locals Oppose Expansion Of Coal Mining Operations In Odisha

Jharsuguda: Alleging that open cast coal mines in Jharsuguda district have endangered their livelihood, villagers of Tingisamal and Sahajbahal have opposed expansion of mining activities in the area. Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL), a subsidiary of Coal India Limited has been operating both Lakahnpur and Samaleswari Open Cast Mines in Jharsuguda district. As per allegations, MCL […]

Displaced People Of Danara Launch Protest Against MCL

Angul: Launching protest against MCL, a subsidiary of Coal India, the residents of Danara village have staged an indefinite dharna outside the office of Hingula GM in Angul district demanding proper rehabilitation and employment for the displaced people. As per the allegations, over 80 per cent of the land in Danara village was acquired by […]

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Odisha Legislators Allege Industries Not Hiring Locals

Bhubaneswar: Members of Odisha Assembly cutting across party lines on Wednesday alleged that the industries operating in the state were not hiring local youths. The issue cropped up during the Zero Hour of the Assembly when members of the ruling BJD and opposition BJP and the Congress alleged that the companies were ignoring the state […]

MCL Resumes Operations At Talcher Coal Mines In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) on Wednesday said it has resumed mining operations at its Talcher mines after losing 2.5 lakh tonne of coal production and supply due to a stoppage by locals. The mining activities at all the projects in Talcher coalfields were stopped on Wednesday “mostly by supporters” of local MLA B K […]

Will There Be Deployment Of Paramilitary Forces At Orissa HC?

Cuttack: Taking a stern note of the ongoing lawyers’ agitation in Orissa High Court, the Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that the Judiciary system cannot be brought to a standstill. A bench of the Apext Court comprising Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Juctice KM Joseph came up with such observation during hearing of a case […]

Agitations hit coal supplies from MCL mines in Odisha

Bhubaneswar:  The coal supplies from Talcher and IB valley collieries under the Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) in Odisha were severely hit due to the ongoing agitations by local people demanding employment, an official said on Friday. At least 60,000 tonnes of coal could not be supplied to various consumers from Balram open cast project (OCP) […]

MCL Suffers Rs 2.6cr Loss Due To Stir Over Goat's Death

Bhubaneswar: The Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) said it suffered a loss of Rs 2.68 crore due to agitation over the death of a goat. The stir occurred at Talcher coalfields over the demand of local residents for Rs 60,000 as compensation for the death of the goat, killed in an accident with a coal transportation […]

Chandrayaan 2: Odisha Student To Watch Landing With PM Modi

Bhubaneswar: Three students from Odisha, Jharkhand and Meghalaya will witness the moon landing of Chandrayaan 2 live from ISRO headquarters in Bengaluru on September 7, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, officials said on Friday. While Meghalaya’s Ribait Phawa studies at Class 10 in Ramakrishna Mission Higher Secondary School in Cherrapunjee’s Sohra, Jharkhand’s […]

Prevailing Power Crunch Forces Odisha To Buy Electricity From Spot Market At High Price

Bhubaneswar: Even as normalcy has been restored in coal mining operations at Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) units including one at Bharatpur after 14 days of agitation where a landslide mishap claimed 4 lives and injured 9 others, Odisha continues to face acute crunch in power generation. The development has forced the State government to buy […]

14-Day shutdown in Talcher Coalfields ends

Talcher: The 14-day-old shutdown in Talcher Coalfields of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) in Odisha’s Angul district ended Tuesday with locals calling off the agitation they had launched after a mishap at a mine killed four workers last month. Four workers were killed and nine others injured in the mishap at Bharatpur mine on July 23, […]

MCL employees demand resumption of operations in Talcher coalfields

Bhubaneswar: Employees of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) on Monday sought resumption of operations in Talcher Coalfields where production and supply was stalled for the 13th day due to agitation by locals after a mishap at a mine killed four workers last month. Four workers were killed and nine others injured in the mishap at Bharatpur […]

Landslide At MCL: 14 Days Post Mishap Another Body Recovered

Talcher: Two weeks after the landslide at the open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) in Bharatpur of Talcher on July 23, a rescue team today retrieved another unidentified body from the debris. Though bodies of three labourers were pulled out of the rubble following the landslide, whereabouts of a missing security guard Ramesh […]

Safety check launched at MCL mines; production continue to be hit

Bhubaneswar: After production and supply were affected in the Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) for the 11th day in a row, the authorities on Saturday launched steps to inspect safety conditions, a company spokesperson said. The operation in the MCL was hit owing to an agitation by locals backed by political parties after four workers died […]

Over Rs 280 cr lost as strike at Odisha coalfields continues

Bhubaneswar: Coal production and supply from Talcher Coalfields of Mahanadi Coal Fields Limited (MCL) remained paralysed for the 10th consecutive day on Friday, resulting in over Rs 280 crore loss to the company and the exchequers of the state and the Centre. The agitation by the locals following the Bharatpur Open Cast Project (OCP) accident […]

BJP withdraws week-long agitation

Talcher: BJP leaders on Wednesday announced their decision to withdraw the week-long agitation that crippled coal production and supply at Talcher Coalfields of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) in Odisha’s Angul district after a mishap at a mine claimed four lives last week. MCL officials said they are examining the situation before taking any decision on […]

Talcher Coalfields stir hits power plants in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Work at Talcher Coalfields of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) remained paralysed for the sixth day on Monday affecting supply to coal-fired power plants. Output at the Talcher Coalfields, producing 2.1 lakh tonne a day during the rainy season, came to a halt on July 24 after the Bharatpur Open Cast Project (OCP) accident, said […]

MCL Coal mine Landslide: Body Parts Of Last Missing Person Recovered

Angul: Rescuers today recovered some parts of another body trapped under the debris at the open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfields Limited (MCL) in Bharatpur of Talcher. As per reports, a joint team of NDRF and MCL’s mine rescuers retrieved a severed hand and some other parts of a person’s body from the debris. However, […]

MCL Coal Mine Landslide: Still No Trace Of Missing Persons

Angul: Search operation is still underway to trace the three missing workers following the landslide at the open cast mine of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) in Bharatpur of Angul district which killed one person on Tuesday. A 30-member NDRF team along with the MCL’s security personnel, local police and district administration are carrying out the […]