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Jan 24, 2011

Decision on POSCO steel mill in Orissa on Jan 31 – minister

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India will on Jan. 31 take a decision on granting green clearances for South Korean POSCO’s $12 billion steel mill, the environment minister said, a case seen as a test of the country’s business climate.

An approval, if given, would be the latest in a series of moves indicating a softening by the environment ministry, whose aggressive stance on enforcing rules has had several corporations worried about their investments.

Jan 24, 2011

Decision on POSCO Orissa steel mill on Jan 31 – Ramesh

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The government will on Jan. 31 take a decision on granting green clearances for South Korean POSCO’s $12 billion steel mill, the environment minister said, a case seen as a test of the country’s business climate.

An approval, if given, would be the latest in a series of moves indicating a softening by the environment ministry, whose aggressive stance on enforcing rules has had several corporations worried about their investments.

Jan 24, 2011

Decision on POSCO India steel mill on Jan 31-minister

NEW DELHI, Jan 24 (Reuters) – India will on Jan. 31 take a
decision on granting green clearances for South Korean POSCO’s
(005490.KS: Quote, Profile, Research) $12 billion steel mill, the environment minister
said, a case seen as a test of the country’s business climate.

An approval, if given, would be the latest in a series of
moves indicating a softening by the environment ministry, whose
aggressive stance on enforcing rules has had several
corporations worried about their investments.

Jan 21, 2011

POSCO steel mill in Orissa likely to win approval – sources

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A $12 billion steel mill in Orissa planned by South Korea’s POSCO is likely to be approved by the Indian government this month, sources said on Friday, after years of delays over environmental concerns.

The expected approval, if given, would be the latest in a series of moves indicating that the environment ministry, which has until recently taken an aggressive stance on enforcing green laws, is softening its position.

Jan 21, 2011

POSCO India steel mill likely to win approval -sources

NEW DELHI, Jan 21 (Reuters) – A $12 billion Indian steel
mill planned by South Korea’s POSCO is likely to be
approved by the Indian government this month, sources said on
Friday, after years of delays over environmental concerns.

The expected approval, if given, would be the latest in a
series of moves indicating that the environment ministry, which
has until recently taken an aggressive stance on enforcing green
laws, is softening its position.

Jan 19, 2011

Scandal-hit PM skirts major cabinet changes

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Prime Minister Manmohan Singh only tweaked his cabinet line-up on Wednesday, stepping back from a major reshuffle that would have revamped the image of a government hit by graft scandals and year-high food inflation.

Major portfolios like finance, defence, home and foreign affairs and environment were unchanged in the first cabinet reshuffle of Singh’s second term of office.

Jan 19, 2011

Scandal-hit Manmohan Singh skirts major cabinet changes

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Prime Minister Manmohan Singh only tweaked his cabinet line-up on Wednesday, stepping back from a major reshuffle that would have revamped the image of a government hit by graft scandals and year-high food inflation.

Major portfolios like finance, defence, home and foreign affairs and environment were unchanged in the first cabinet reshuffle of Singh’s second term of office.

Jan 19, 2011

Scandal-hit India PM skirts major cabinet changes

NEW DELHI, Jan 19 (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh only tweaked his cabinet line-up on Wednesday,
stepping back from a major reshuffle that would have revamped
the image of a government hit by graft scandals and year-high
food inflation.

Major portfolios like finance, defence, home and foreign
affairs and environment were unchanged in the first cabinet
reshuffle of Singh’s second term of office.

Jan 14, 2011

India looks to cut troops to boost Kashmir peace

NEW DELHI, Jan 14 (Reuters) – India could reduce troops in
parts of Kashmir and allow greater access to visitors from the
Pakistani side, a top official said on Friday, as part of a
political solution to months of violent anti-India protests in
the region.

More than 100 people were killed in the protests, which
started in June and were the biggest since an armed revolt
against Indian rule erupted in 1989 in the majority Muslim
region.

Jan 13, 2011

BlackBerry-maker gives India solution for Messenger access

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – BlackBerry maker Research In Motion said it has given India the means to access its Messenger service and reiterated that no changes could be made to allow monitoring of secure corporate emails.

India wants access to all BlackBerry services as part of efforts to fight militancy and security threats over the internet and through telephone communications.