September 21, 2020 1:58 pm
Proposal to use District Mineral Foundation funds for creating infrastructure goes against the purpose of such funds – they need to be used for welfare of mining-affected communities.
January 12, 2020 2:30 am
Maharashtra has huge dumps of bauxite, iron and manganese.
December 19, 2019 6:39 pm
The forced child labour case, filed in a court in Washington DC by International Rights Advocates, names Apple, Alphabet (Google's parent), Dell, Microsoft and Tesla as defendants.
June 16, 2019 8:56 am
As per the eligibility criterion set under the policy, it invites the bidders that are registered companies, partnerships, societies including cooperative societies, sole proprietorship, individuals and consortia of up to three such entities.
February 10, 2019 12:37 pm
There are 88 mining dams in Brazil built like the one that failed — enormous reservoirs of mining waste held back by little more than walls of sand and silt. And all but four of the dams have been rated by the government as equally vulnerable, or worse.
February 08, 2019 12:19 pm
In his ruling, the judge found that mine and associated greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions would add to the global total "at a time when what is now urgently needed, in order to meet generally agreed climate targets, is a rapid and deep decrease in GHG emissions."
October 05, 2018 7:04 pm
Around 3,000 mining-dependent people sat on a token, day-long hunger strike at the Azad Maidan in Panaji over their demand for resumption of the industry in the state. GFP and Shiv Sena leaders came out in support of the protesters.
September 04, 2018 12:13 am
Centre has advised states that the money collected by DMFs should be used in just two or three schemes for proper utilisation of funds, The Indian Express had reported in May.
August 18, 2018 7:16 am
The total area of the land under MC’s possession is about 45 acres at Dadumajra. Out of this, about 20 acres are occupied with 10 m to12 m high open solid waste dump which is to be mined to reclaim the land.
June 16, 2018 8:02 am
BLO Baljeet Singh faced the ire of the Vigilance Bureau (VB) last month when it questioned him regarding some mining sites where measurement was not done according to rules.
June 22, 2020 6:05 pm
An important anti-mining campaign by a bunch of villagers in Alappad, Kerala was brought to public spotlight through the video of a 17 year old class 12 student.
Sana Khan celebrates one week of marriage with new photos