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  • India becomes net steel exporter after 6 years 13-04-2014 11:27 AM

    New Delhi: India became net steel exporter in 2013-14 after a gap of six years and is likely to maintain the momentum in 2014-15 as producers are looking to dock more overseas shipment to tide over subdued domestic consumption. Total steel exports by India during the last fiscal stood at...
  • Rashid Khan wins SAIL-SBI Open golf 01-03-2014 05:43 PM

    New Delhi: Rashid Khan of India claimed a play-off victory over Bangladeshi Siddikur Rahman at the SAIL-SBI Open with a birdie on the first extra hole at the Delhi Golf Course (DGC) here Saturday. The 23-year-old completed a memorable wire-to-wire victory at his home course, atoning for his heartbreaking play-off...
  • Rashid, Mithun joint leaders after rain suspends SAIL Open 28-02-2014 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: India's Rashid Khan and Mithun Perera of Sri Lanka were joint leaders but were left stranded on the seventh and eighth hole respectively after torrential rain suspended the third day's play in the SAIL-SBI golf tournament here on Friday. Overnight leader, Rashid dropped a bogey at the fifth...
  • Rashid Khan leads the field by four strokes in SAIL-SBI Open 27-02-2014 08:12 PM

    New Delhi: A double bogey threatened to spoil his card but Rashid Khan made a superb recovery as he scored a three-under 69 to lead the field by four strokes at the halfway stage of the SAIL-SBI Open at the Delhi Golf Course on Thursday. The 23-year-old Indian, who launched...
  • Golfer Anirban Lahiri aims to defend title at season-opening SAIL-SBI Open 25-02-2014 09:11 PM

    Two-time defending champion Lahiri would be eyeing a hat-trick at the Asian Tour's season-opening SAIL-SBI Open which will tee off at the prestigious Delhi Golf Club on Wednesday. ...
  • Bhilai Steel Plant registers impressive growth 16-02-2014 12:41 PM

    Bhilai Steel Plant, the flagship unit of public sector Steel Authority of India Ltd, on Saturday said it saw growth in production in three categories in April to January period in the current fiscal, enabling it to meet the yearly targets. The plant registered growth of 2.6 percent, 1.6 percent...
  • SAIL chairman announces Rs 72 crore expansion plans, says difficult times are over 20-01-2014 09:19 AM

    Steel Authority of India (SAIL) chairman Chandreshwar Verma on Sunday said the public sector's difficult days were over and it was on the path of growth. "The difficult days have ended for SAIL, whose future is bright," Verma said, adding the steel company has embarked upon an expansion project worth...
  • Beni Prasad accuses Mulayam Singh of 'exploiting Yadav community' 13-01-2014 02:16 PM

    Accusing Mulayam Singh Yadav of indulging in nepotism, Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma has said that his stint with Congress was better than the 30 years spent with the SP supremo. "Yadav is practicising nepotism and exploiting his own caste (Yadavs)," Verma while addressing a programme in Bahraich on Sunday."The...
  • SAIL seeks final iron ore mine approvals from PMG 17-11-2013 05:35 PM

    SAIL has knocked at the doors of the Prime Minister's Project Monitoring Group, set up to expedite approvals of stalled infrastructure proposals, seeking final forest and environment clearances for mining and capacity expansion at the Gua iron ore mines in Jharkhand. "We have approached them (the PMG) as stage-II (final)...
  • CBI intensifies probe into missing iron ore, big shots in the previous BJP govt shaken 02-10-2013 07:40 AM

    Just as Lalu Prasad meets his nemesis 17 years after the fodder scam in Bihar, the CBI investigations into the case of the missing iron-ore in Karnataka is spreading jitters among Karnataka's high and mighty. Two MLAs have already been arrested, two others interrogated and bureaucrats too face the heat...
  • SAIL scouts for new iron ore mines in MP,Chhattisgarh,Odisha 08-09-2013 12:48 PM

    State-owned SAIL is scouting for new iron ore mines in several states, including Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Karnataka, as it is gearing up to increase its steel making capacity by up to 50 per cent to 21 million tonnes by this fiscal. "For ensuring regular supplies of iron ore,...
  • Decision on wage revision for SAIL employees remain inconclusive 24-08-2013 07:28 PM

    A meeting between SAIL management and workers' representatives to discuss issues related wage revision for non-executives ended inconclusive on Saturday. The meet that lasted nearly five hours failed to arrive at a decision, dashing hopes of 85,000 employees for an early resolution on revision of in basic pay and DA....
  • India's largest blast furnace starts operating at Rourkela Steel Plant 10-08-2013 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: Steel Authority of India (SAIL) on Saturday said the country's largest blast furnace has become operational at its Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP). "With the start of the new state-of-the-art furnace, hot metal capacity at RSP will increase to 4.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) from its present capacity...
  • IIT, 2 NIT students among 11 arrested for cheating in SAIL exam 14-07-2013 05:45 PM

    Patna: Eleven youths, including an IITian and two NIT students, were arrested on Sunday for alleged irregularities in examination for recruitment in Steel Authority of India. Inspector General of Police (Operation) Amit Kumar said that examination was being arrested for graduate trainees in mechanical branch of SAIL. He said the...
  • SAIL chairman hopeful about ICVL buying coal assets abroad 09-06-2013 06:01 AM

    Kolkata: International Coal Ventures Ltd(ICVL), a consortium of leading steel and mining PSUs, has shortlisted four to five coking coal assets abroad for acquisition and could strike deals soon. "At least four to five good assets have been shortlisted. Countries are Australia, US and Mozambique," SAIL chairman CS Verma, who...
  • Olympic Sailing champion dies in training accident 10-05-2013 02:19 PM

    London: Britain's 2008 Olympic sailing champion Andrew Simpson was killed when his yacht capsized during a training session in the United States, his team said Friday. "The entire Artemis Racing team is devastated by what happened," CEO Paul Cayard said. Simpson, who won an Olympic gold in the Star class...
  • India's steel demand to grow 7-8 pc in 2013: SAIL 28-04-2013 02:05 PM

    New Delhi: Country's largest steel maker SAIL has said it expects the domestic demand for the metal to grow by 7-8 per cent in 2013, although prices may hover at the current level. "If you see the demand for the first four months of the current calendar year, year-on-year basis...
  • Lahiri, Bhullar confident as Asian Tour supremo sings praises 26-03-2013 05:28 PM

    Chiangmai: As the Asian Tour celebrates its 10th anniversary, a new wave of exciting and talented youngsters are taking their place on the centrestage. Anirban Lahiri set the trend with a win at the SAIL-SBI Open and that was immediately followed by Gaganjeet Bhullar coming in second at the Avantha...