Business  /  Published 03.07.20

Coal industry unions to intensify protest

Coal industry unions on Thursday started a three-day strike to protest the government’s decision to allow commercial coal mining. Spread across all the subsidiaries of the public sector miner, ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.07.20

Dhanbad mining explosions injure three

Three people from Rajwar Basti were injured due to mining explosions carried out in the adjoining colliery on Thursday. The slum is located near the BCCL Dobari Colliery, about six kilometers away fro...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

World  /  Published 02.07.20

Myanmar: 113 killed in jade mine landslide

At least 113 people were killed Thursday in a landslide at a jade mine in northern Myanmar, the government and rescue workers said, the latest in a series of deadly accidents at the sites in recent ye...
By AP in Yangon

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.06.20

Bokaro cops crack down on illegal mining

Police teams led by sub-divisional police officer (SDPO), Bermo, Anjani Anjan, conducted a series of raids in the past 72 hours during which they demolished several rat-hole mines, busted illegal coal...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.06.20

Commercial coal mining: MP talks benefits, unions plan strike

Ahead of the three-day nationwide strike against commercial mining called from July 2-4, Dhanbad was Monday witness to supporters and opponents of the issue, holding meetings around the city to expres...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad


North East  /  Published 26.11.19

Gogoi slams BJP government on coal mining

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday came down heavily on the BJP government “for running a syndicate of illegal coal mining under the patronage of chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal”...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.02.19

Mining royalty to water 54 Jharkhand villages

Cash-rich Palamau District Mineral Foundation Trust (PDMFT) will now sponsor from its royalty infrastructure water supply to 54 villages impacted by mining, revamp of anganwadis, advanced training of ...
By A Correspondent in Daltonganj

Education  /  Published 19.11.19

Data mining can change lives

I am a miner who has to delve deep for precious stuff. But I don’t need massive drilling machines or gigantic trucks for mining — just some smart software, lots patience and some intellect. I try ...
By Saidur Rahaman

North East  /  Published 27.05.20

Suklabaidya visits Saleki

Assam environment and forest minister Parimal Suklabaidya on Wednesday visited Saleki amid growing protests against coal mining there and directed the department officials to prepare a report on the a...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 05.04.20

Centre exempts activities from green clearance

Removal of sand deposits from agricultural fields after floods will not require green clearance now, with the Centre amending the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act.In its notificatio...
By PTI in New Delhi


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