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Two Goa mines to shut down operations


August 30th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 30 (IANS) Two open-cast iron ore mines operating within a short distance of a wildlife sanctuary in Goa have been asked to shut down operations by the union ... Read more...

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‘Goa cap on iron ore extraction a must’


March 30th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 30 (IANS) Capping of iron ore extraction in Goa is a must for sustainable mining and reigning in illegal mining, an official said Friday.Goa Chamber of Commerce ... Read more...

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Central African rainforests disappearred from climate change


February 12th, 2012 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Climate change combined with human activity caused the disappearance of tropical rainforests in central Africa 3,000 years ago, a study has found.According to the Prensa Latina ... Read more...

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Mining association admits to illegal exports from Goa


November 21st, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) An association of leading mine owners in Goa Monday admitted to illegal mining and exports of iron ore in Goa, but expressed concern over a ... Read more...

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Leakage of Goa mining report to be raised in parliament


November 21st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) The Congress will raise during the winter session of parliament beginning Tuesday the alleged leak to media of a sensitive report on illegal mining in ... Read more...

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BJP to meet president over Goa illegal mining scam


October 31st, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Monday its leaders would meet President Pratibha Patil to demand a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into Goa's illegal ... Read more...

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Our report to bare roots of Goa’s illegal mining: BJP


October 30th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 30 (IANS) With the Goa assembly Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on illegal mining mired in legislative red tape, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to ... Read more...

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Nearly 50 percent of Goa mines working illegally: Mines ministry


October 28th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 28 (IANS) Contradicting Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's claim that there was no illegal mining in the state, the union mines ministry has confirmed illegalities in nearly 50 ... Read more...

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Goa asks 100 mines to beef up monsoon maintenance


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) The Goa government has asked the 100-odd operational open cast iron ore mines in Goa to beef up monsoon maintenance operations after two mining accidents killed ... Read more...

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Mining environment impact reports fraudulent: Goa minister


July 19th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) The crucial environment impact assessment reports, based on which mining companies are given green clearances, are rigged and very often are 'cut and ... Read more...

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Goa activists happy with Jairam’s tiger reserve initiative


June 29th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 29 (IANS) Green activists in Goa have welcomed Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh's initiative in asking the state government for a proposal to upgrade the Mhadei wildlife sanctuary to ... Read more...

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Russia buys fibreglass manhole covers to avoid theft


June 28th, 2011 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The city of Vladivostok on Russia's east coast will buy China-made fibreglass manhole covers to overcome the theft of those made of cast iron.Regional water ... Read more...

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Three trapped in Goa mining accident


June 18th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) Three people are feared trapped under debris in a major mining accident in Sanvordem town, 50 km from here late Friday.A spokesperson for the Goa-based Sociedade ... Read more...

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Goa closes illegal mine after tribal protests


May 16th, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 16 (IANS) The Goa government Monday ordered closure of an illegal open cast iron ore mine at Cavrem in face of a sustained campaign by tribals living in ... Read more...

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Goa Inc quotes Chidambaram to remind Kamat about failed promises


January 25th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 25 (IANS) Goa's industry captains, in their pre-budget memorandum to Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, have attached a quote on failed promises from former finance minister P. Chidambaram's budget speech ... Read more...

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Magic makeover for Lucknow’s famed Hazratganj market


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, Jan 23 (IANS) Barely five months ago, when the idea of restoring the glory of Hazratganj was mooted on completion of 200 years of this historic city, no ... Read more...

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Shane Bond feels he was a victim of politics


October 27th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 27 (IANS) Former New Zealand's speedster Shane Bond, whose international career came to an abrupt end after he joined the unofficial Indian Cricket League (ICL), has said his career was ... Read more...

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Goa pollution board cracks down on illegal mining


September 30th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 30 (IANS) The fate of 51 open cast iron ore mines now hangs in balance as they carried on mining without proper clearances from the state pollution control board. The ... Read more...

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No rules to regulate depth of mining pits: Kamat


July 30th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 30 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Friday disclosed that the state mining department has no rules in place to regulate the depth of mining pits. "There are no norms/restrictions ... Read more...

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UAE was world’s top cast iron rods importer in 2008


November 5th, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 5 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has imported cast iron rods worth $6.77 billion in 2008, a 237 percent increase over last year and 14 times more than ... Read more...

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India’s glass diva sparkles again (With Images)


August 4th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Veteran glass artist Hemi Bawa, who was honoured with a Padma Shri this year, is back with a new solo show "Glass Dimension", which promises to be ... Read more...

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Inflation further dips to -1.55 per cent


July 9th, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 9 (ANI): Inflation dipped to minus 1.55 per cent for the week ended June 27 from -1.30 per cent in the previous week.The fall in inflation has been reported despite ... Read more...

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Israel hopes warning leaflets over Gaza may help counter war crime claims


January 13th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Jan 13 (ANI): The leaflets that the Israeli Air Force has dropped over Gaza during Operation Cast Iron warning civilians of impending air strikes and ground movements could help its ... Read more...

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Musharraf wants to stay in Pak under foolproof security after resigning


August 14th, 2008 - 10:05 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Aug 14 (ANI): Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf Musharraf is learnt to have refused to take a safe passage to mean an immediate exile out of the country following his ... Read more...

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New Zealand puzzled over falling mystery object


April 18th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by admin
DPA Wellington, April 18 (DPA) A piece of iron that smashed the roof of a house in New Zealand continued to have police and aviation experts puzzled Friday, news reports said. Police initially ... Read more...

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