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Lakshmi Mittal accuses fellow steel tycoons of hiding funds through sham transactions

Lakshmi Mittal has been engaged in a year long battle to acquire a $5.9 billion insolvent steelmaker owned by the Ruia's Essar Group.
A large pile of unprocessed logs| Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Skyscrapers made of wood make a return, helped by Google

Timber is becoming more cost competitive as steel prices rise, and the use of pre-fabricated wood panels allows for quicker construction with less labor.
Molten steel is poured at a factory in Haryana | Udit Kulshrestha/Bloomberg

Posco, Hyundai Steel in India’s sight as Modi looks to boost local production

India is set to overtake the US as the world’s second-largest consumer of steel, and companies including Posco and ArcelorMittal are keen to tap this market. 
A laborer walks near the JSW Steel Ltd. manufacturing facility in Dolvi, Maharashtra. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

In global expansion bid, JSW Steel invests $1 billion in US

JSW Steel is betting that vibrant growth will underpin demand in overseas markets and complement a boom at home.

China’s pollution crackdown is helping Indian steel, graphite industries

Firms such as HEG, Graphite India and Finolex have benefited from China’s pollution control measures.
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ArcelorMittal heads to court in battle over India’s steel market

Billionaire Lakshmi Mittal’s ArcelorMittal will challenge the eligibility of the VTB-led Numetal Ltd. group in bidding for Essar Steel India Ltd. 

Govt sets deadlines, stiff targets for SAIL top brass

With its financial health still far from impressive, the steel ministry has put the PSU on a tight leash.

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PM Narendra Modi | Suraj Singh Bisht/ThePrint

4 reasons why Modi remains in the hunt for a second term

Without these 4 factors, Modi & BJP’s fortunes would have been sunk by govt's dismal performance on the economy, jobs & reckless steps like demonetisation.
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Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.

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After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
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If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?