Sunday, January 13, 2008

Cuddalore in the news

Chemical waste from SIPCOT Cuddalore dumped in Karnataka
Chemical wastes (supposedly from Tagross Chemicals India Ltd and Shasun Drugs and Chemicals) from SIPCOT Cuddalore are dumped in Tumkur district of Karnataka full story>>

Padaleeswarar Temple (Tamil) - Dinamalar
(This link was sent by BK to Cuddalore Online group)

IDFC invests Rs 260 cr in Goodearth Maritime-ship building yard at Cuddalore
IDFC invests Rs 260 cr in Goodearth Maritime, GML is planning big ticket investment into a greenfield ship building yard at Cuddalore as well as foraying into on-shore and off-shore oil drilling sector. The transaction was sealed on Thursday evening, with 03 Capital advising GML on the deal. GML's shipyard is expected to require a total investment of around $500 million in the first phase full story>>
(This link was sent by BK to Cuddalore Online group)

Mining of titanium bearing minerals to be allowed
India has one sixth of ilmenite (titanium bearing mineral or ore) and most of it is concentrated in Tamil Nadu,long the south eastern coast from Cuddalore to Vedaranyam full story>>
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Parliament committee visits tsunami affected places in Cuddalore
Parliament Sub-Committee on Rehabilitation of Tsunami Affected Persons and Rajya Sabha member, V Narayana Samy visited Thazhanguda - inaugurated Government Blind School in Semmandalam - Central Government gave away Rs 4,100 crore to Tamil Nadu; Rs 632 crore to Puducherry - In Cuddalore, more than 5,000 houses were handed over to tsunami affected persons and the Government has proposed to construct 4,364 houses - State Government has proposed to build disaster proof houses for the persons who were residing within 1,000 meter of high tide line full story>>

Cuddalore tribes to get design help for traditional skills
Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu): The Federation of South India Producer Associations (SIPA) has tied up with the National Institute of Fashion Design to train tribes from Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu to use new designs in traditional handicrafts full story>>

Good times no more a pipe dream for oil & gas cos in '08 - Economic Times
Major developments in the Indian oil and gas business during 2008 could define it as a turning point - the year is expected to see money being raised for BPCL’s 9 MT Bina refinery, as well as the financial closure for Nagarjuna Oil’s Cuddalore refinery. So, construction will be in full swing at the three new refinery projects at Bina, Cuddalore and Paradip in Orissa, setting the pace for India’s emerging position as an Asian refining hub full story>>

Smart card-based licence, vehicle registration - The Hindu
Smart card-based license to be introduced in Cuddalore and Chennai full story>>

Nod for 5 merchant power plants - The Hindu
...The State Government has given permission for the establishment of five more power projects, with a total capacity of 10,140 megawatts (MWs), under the scheme of merchant power plants.

A Mumbai-based company is going to put up the plant in Cuddalore...

With the latest instalment of five projects, the Government has given the nod for a total of nine projects having an aggregate capacity of 16,140 MW. One 1,000-MW project proposed in Cuddalore is under consideration of the authorities full story>>

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