Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 Thermal power plant plan opposed by environmentalists Thermal power plant plan opposed by environmentalists Nagapattinam(TN) Feb 17 (PTI) An umbrella organisation of environmentalists today opposed a private firm’s plan to build a Rs 7,000 crore thermal power plant in the district, saying discharge of flyash and bottom ash would harm coastal ecology and lead to extinction of the endangered Olive Ridley turtles. “Flyash and bottom ash content will get into the marine environment and spoil the coastal ecology.The endangered Olive Ridley turtles, which visit this coastal stretch for nesting will face extinction if the plant is allowed to to be set up.” Jesurethinam, convenor of Coastal Action Network, said. She was among hundreds of environmental activists and villagers of Perunthottam, who gathered at a public hearing got up by district officials here to discuss various aspects of the plant.
Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 Dreamworks Animation heads to China DREAMWORKS-CHINA:Dreamworks Animation heads to China LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – “Kung Fu Panda” creator Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc plans to build a production studio in Shanghai with some of China’s largest media companies, a landmark deal intended to pry open one of the largest untapped markets for Hollywood. The U.S.-based animation studio behind “Shrek” has agreed to form a joint venture with China Media Capital, with plans to include Shanghai Media Group and Shanghai Alliance Investment Ltd. The new family entertainment company will develop and produce Chinese animated and live-action content for distribution within China and around the globe, Dreamworks said on Friday.
Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 Blackstone’s Schwarzman payday risks irking PE paymasters PRIVATEEQUITY-DIVIDENDS:Blackstone’s Schwarzman payday risks irking PE paymasters By Greg Roumeliotis and Bernard Vaughan NEW YORK (Reuters) – Stephen Schwarzman, the boss of the world’s largest private equity firm, made his fortune by being a financier who delivered outsized returns for investors from buying, restructuring and then selling companies. These days, he is getting huge rewards for being the biggest shareholder in what is more like a souped-up asset manager. The Blackstone Group LP head is set to receive at least $120.6 million in 2011 dividends from his 21 percent ownership of the firm, based on regulatory filings.
Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 2 Kingfisher flights cancelled 2 Kingfisher flights cancelled Kolkata, Feb 17 (PTI) Two Kingfisher flights could not take off after passengers, angry over services of the airline staff, disembarked and held demonstration at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here this evening While the flight to Bhubaneshwar was cancelled, the one to Mumbai also could not take off at its scheduled time (8:00 PM), airport sources said.
Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 Har govt asked to pay Rs 5 lakh compensation Har govt asked to pay Rs 5 lakh compensation Sirsa, Feb 17 (PTI) A local court today ordered the Haryana government to pay Rs 5 lakh as compensation to the kin of a person who succumbed to injuries after being mercilessly beaten by police officials in custody over 12 years ago. Delivering the judgement, Additional District and Sessions Judge Neelima Shangla also directed the Superintendent of Police to register an FIR against then Sub-inspector Sat Naryan and Assistant Sub-inspector Ram Chander charging them with murder of Darshan Singh
Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 EC discusses Beni issue after obtaining CD of his speech EC discusses Beni issue after obtaining CD of his speech New Delhi, Feb 17 (PTI) Initiating a probe into alleged poll code violation by Union Minister Beni Prasad Verma by his remarks on Muslim subquota and daring the poll body for action against him, the Election Commission today obtained the video footage of his speech made in Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh. The Commission discussed the issue at its late evening meeting which remained inconclusive
Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 Dutch prince in critical condition after Austria avalanche DUTCH-AUSTRIA-AVALANCHE:Dutch prince in critical condition after Austria avalanche VIENNA/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch Prince Johan Friso was in critical but stable condition in an Innsbruck hospital’s intensive care unit on Friday after an avalanche buried him while he was skiing off piste in the Austrian alps, police said. The Austria Press Agency said the 43-year-old prince, middle son of Queen Beatrix, was in Innsbruck’s University clinic. “After the emergency call, rescue crews were on the scene with rescue helicopters.
Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 Yemen troops capture 10 militants after attack YEMEN-CLASHES:Yemen troops capture 10 militants after attack SANAA (Reuters) – Yemeni government forces detained 10 al Qaeda-linked fighters on Friday, a security source said, after an attack in a town that underscored the security challenges of next week’s presidential election. Separately, oil pipeline workers returned to work after a 10-day strike which had shut down oil exports, Yemeni officials and Norwegian energy firm DNO said
Like this story, share it with millions of investors on M3 Eight inmates escape from juvenile home Eight inmates escape from juvenile home Mathura, Feb 17 (PTI) Eight inmates of a juvenile home here fled after injuring two staff members and a Homeguard, the police said today. Two out of the eight inmates, who escaped yesterday had been booked under the charges of heinous crimes like murder, loot and rape, Probation Officer Omprakash Yadav said. “Around 11.30pm yesterday, the eight minors came out of their room to go to the toilet.