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Ahmedabad-based Adani group gets final approval for controversy-hit Carmichael coal mine project

Ahmedabad-based Adani group has recently got final approval for controversy-hit Carmichael coal mine project in Australia, after Queensland State authorities approved its groundwater management plan. The final approval for the Adani group’s long-delayed billion-dollar mega coal mine project came only weeks after a surprise election win of Australia’s pro-coal ruling coalition led by Prime Minister ..

Nileena MS wins 2018 ACJ Award for Investigative Journalism in print/online category

Journalist Nileena MS, a reporting fellow with The Caravan, has won the prestigious ACJ Award for Investigative Journalism in print/online category for the year 2018. She won the award for her story titled “Coalgate 2.0: The Adani Group reaps benefits worth thousands of crores of rupees as the coal scam continues under the Modi government”. ..

India’s first private Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) factory opened in Hyderabad

India’s first private sector unit for manufacturing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) has recently opened at Adani Aerospace Park near Shamshabad in Hyderabad. The 50,000-sq ft state-of-the-art facility facility is built by the Adani Group and Israel-based Elbit Systems. It will start operations with the manufacturing of complete carbon composite aero-structures for the Hermes 900 UAV, ..

Indian billionaires shove for coal in Australia

Impelled by an insatiate requirement for energy back home, a number of Indian billionaires are thrusting to get their hands on Australian coal mines. G.V.K. Reddy-led and Gautam Adani-led conglomerates have already invested billions in various Australian coal mining projects. The names of other Indian coal barons include Anil Ambani, Aditya Birla and Madhusudhan Rao ..

12th Plan: 7 Major ports in 7 Coastal States

Government is planning to develop one major port each in seven coastal states during the 12th Five Year Plan. The estimated cost of investment is pegged between Rs 18,000 crore and Rs 20,000 crore from 2012 to 2017.The Centre needs to spend Rs 2,500 crore or more to develop each port. Currently, there are 13 ..