Coal India will not start new coal mines which require handing out large scale employment against land acquisition besides investing Rs 1.26 lakh crore till March 2024 in technology upgradation as a strategy for efficiency improvement amid competition from private miners, its chairman Pramod Agrawal said. In an exclusive interview to ET’s Sarita C Singh, he spoke about competition, the company’s strategies to improve operational efficiency and diversification plans. Excerpts:- CIL plans investing Rs 2 lakh crore in five years. Please elaborate the plan. CIL shall drive its investment plans to fund the required needs. Broadly the investment areas include coal mining projects to ramp up the output, coal evacuation infrastructure development to transport the increased production, and diversification initiatives. As per the approved plan CIL envisaged a likely investment of about Rs 2 lakh crore. However, the war chest till 2023-24 will be around Rs 1.26 lakh crore with mine … [Read more...] about Coal India not to give a push to labour intensive new mines: Chairman
A dollar a month for razors, shipped to your door? Most thrifty guys and gals who wield a blade in the bathroom won't need much convincing that that's a good idea for a startup. But how to ensure that they hear about it, and that they have enough confidence in the company to sign up? Simple: create a funny YouTube video — one with so much swagger, sight gags and bear costumes that it seems poised to go viral. That's the apparent strategy behind Dollar Shave Club , a startup from LA-based Incubator Science. The company just scored its first $1 million in funding from heavyweight VCs including Andreesen Horowitz and Kleiner Perkins. We wouldn't be surprised to learn that much of that cash was handed over after a viewing of this video. Dollar Shave Club is the brainchild of Michael Dubin, the suave guy explaining the concept. Granted, not every founder could carry off a performance with this much deadpan humor and well-timed stunts. But Dubin seems a star in the making, … [Read more...] about Is This the Best Startup Launch Video Ever?
Todd Kaspers This breathtaking property was once a poultry farm, but is now home to many other feathered friends, hence it's name, which means bird garden. You can create something beautiful in all conditions,” says Maria Fairburn, who alongside her husband Miles has developed not only a garden of beautiful vistas, but also a haven for a variety of birds. Now enjoying retirement, the Fairburns have more time to reflect. Both agree this is the “best phase” of their gardening journey. Having achieved their ultimate goal – to transform sloping, south-facing drought-prone paddocks on the side of a hill into a garden of beautiful vistas offering a safe home for winged visitors – it’s now a time of contemplation and satisfaction in knowing that they have indeed brought the birds back. It’s been a journey of three distinct chapters, a fair amount of twists and turns, and as with most good stories, not without a few dramas. READ MORE: Embracing the clowns that bring … [Read more...] about Gardening couple transform Wairarapa chicken farm into a haven for birds
We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more . join us Not everything will transfer over to Google Photos. Derrek Lee 4 Mar 2021 0 Source: Hayato Huseman / Android Central What you need to know Apple introduced a new tool that lets iCloud users transfer their media to Google Photos. Some items won't copy over, such as Live Photos and metadata. The tool is available now for the U.S., Canada, Australia, countries in the EU, and several more regions. Transitioning from ecosystems can be difficult, whether it's switching from iOS to Android or vice versa. Things are a bit easier thanks to cloud services' growth, especially now that Apple is opening more of iCloud to Google . However, there's still no official iCloud app for Android. Thankfully, Apple is getting around this omission with its new tool to transfer iCloud media to Google Photos (via MacRumors ). The new tool can be accessed on … [Read more...] about Your iCloud media can now easily transfer to Google Photos, with some caveats
Fans were out in force at Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on Monday as the Indian cricket team beat the New Zealand Black Caps by seven wickets and clinched the series. The Indian side, here for five one-day internationals and three T20 matches, won their first match against the Black Caps in Napier last Wednesday, and the second in Mt Maunganui on Saturday. Virat Kohli, who led the side in the first three games, will now not take the field in the remaining games. The fourth ODI will be held Hamilton on Thursday, January 31; and the fifth in Wellington on Sunday, February 3. T20 schedule: February 6, Wellington; February 8, Mt Eden; and February 10, Hamilton. Stuff Twitter Whats App Reddit Email … [Read more...] about Fans out in force as India demolish Black Caps and clinch series