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News  /  Published 17.05.22

Fit for discharge, Pavlov inmate fights for job

A recent order by a tribunal is being greeted enthusiastically by mental health rights activists. The Central Administrative Tribunal in Kolkata has questioned the decision of the Geological Survey o...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata

Books  /  Published 29.04.22

India’s geomyths

How did Kashmir obtain its name and its Karewas that are vital for saffron cultivation? What role does the Manimahesh Peak play in the marriage rituals of Gaddi tribes in Himachal Pradesh? Why is the ...
By Priyank Patel

Science  /  Published 19.01.20

Surveyor extraordinaire: Pramathanath Bose

Pramathanath Bose, a scientist and geologist who lived in the 19th century, has many firsts to his name. Marked by an ardent passion for geology, he pioneered mineral exploration in India and was resp...
By Chittabrata Palit

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.20

Mining hometown experiences for art

The topicality and relevance of Prabhakar Pachpute’s work become apparent when you realise that only a few days ago, social media was in a frenzy over reports that proved to be false of huge gold de...
By Soumitra Das in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 15.11.18

Resource-rich region sitting on moolah in Shillong

Gold? Pending. Coal, limestone, dolomite, bauxite, graphite, sillimanite, iron? Found! That’s the rich throne of identified mineral resources, worth crores of rupees, that the Northeast is sitting o...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

India  /  Published 22.02.20

Gold claim grossly overblown: GSI

The mythical gold rush has almost always flattered to deceive.On Saturday, the truth of that aphorism played out once again in Yogi Adityanath’s Uttar Pradesh when a lowball functionary in the state...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta


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