Monday, Feb 06, 2023



The world got gems. A mining town paid the price.

September 24, 2022 12:51 pm

The worst fears of residents came true this month when a section of the dam crumbled, sending a thunderous rush of gray sludge through the community that killed at least one person, destroyed 164 houses, and turned a six-mile stretch of neighborhoods and grassy fields into an ashen wasteland.

Secret data, tiny islands and a quest for treasure on the ocean floor

August 30, 2022 2:06 pm

The Metals Co., based in Vancouver, British Columbia, has secured exclusive access to tons of seabed rocks packed with cobalt, copper and nickel — enough, it says, to power 280 million electric vehicles.

'The Sacrifice Zone': Myanmar bears cost of green energy

August 22, 2022 11:50 am

There is a name for what Myanmar has become: A “sacrifice zone,” or a place that destroys itself for the good of the world.The sacrifice is visible from the air, in toxic turquoise pools that dot the landscape.

Instructions given to stop mining activities in Bharatpur's Pasopa village: Rajasthan CM Gehlot

August 01, 2022 7:24 am

Ashok Gehlot met seers, public representatives and a delegation of villagers from Pasopa and nearby villages at the chief minister's residence and assured them that all their demands will be fulfilled.

Probe against Hemant Soren: No interim order from SC on Jharkhand government appeal challenging HC order

June 17, 2022 9:38 pm

Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren has denied the allegations levelled against him.

Contractor’s licence suspended for not paying fee

April 18, 2022 1:08 am

According to the officials of the mining department, contractor Rakesh Kumar Chaudhary is yet to deposit fee of Rs 11 crore for the mining site in Mohali and Rs 15 crore in Ropar district.

Sonbhadra DM and SSP Ghaziabad suspended over ‘graft & crime rate’

April 01, 2022 5:45 am

While Sonbhadra DM TK Shibu was suspended following allegations of corruption in mining, Ghaziabad SP, Pawan Kumar, was suspended on the charges of 'dereliction of duty' and 'failure to control crime.'

Centre hoping 'positive support' from Supreme Court for resumption of mining: Gadkari

November 02, 2021 7:31 pm

The iron ore industry in Goa came to a standstill after the top court quashed 88 mining leases in February, 2018.

Moon dust: Greenland's recipe for saving Planet Earth

October 14, 2021 3:44 pm

The mineral-rich island has become a hot prospect for miners seeking anything from copper and titanium to platinum and rare earth minerals, which are needed for electric vehicle motors.

Only 1.91 of 5 lakh tonne waste mined in two years, UT to miss land reclamation target

October 12, 2021 7:20 am

In 2020, after the company got into a legal battle with the civic body, the contract was terminated.


17 Year Old's Viral Video Throws Light On Beach Sand Mining in Southern Kerala

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.