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Mormugao port causing Vasco’s coal dust pollution: Minister


August 7th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 7 (IANS) Goa's environment minister Alina Saldanha Tuesday said the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) was responsible for the coal dust pollution in the port city of Vasco, 35 ... Read more...

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Toll reaches 28 in China coal mine gas leak


November 12th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 12 (IANS) At least 28 miners were confirmed dead in a coal mine gas leak accident in southwest China's Yunnan province, Xinhua quoted rescue headquarters as stating Saturday ... Read more...

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Struggle to rescue 22 trapped miners in China


November 11th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 11 (IANS) A day after 43 miners were trapped underground following a gas leak in a coal mine in southwest China's Yunnan Province, hundreds of rescuers were still ... Read more...

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Greenpeace wants new coal mining halted


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Greenpeace Thursday demanded a moratorium on all new coal mining in Singrauli, Madhya Pradesh, until a proper impact assessment was done in the area."Singrauli has ... Read more...

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China coal mine gas leak toll rises to 30


October 18th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) The toll from a coal mine gas leak in central China's Henan province has risen to 30 after four more bodies were found, authorities said Monday.The state administration ... Read more...

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Death toll from China’s coal mine accident reaches 31


October 18th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 18(ANI): The death toll from Saturday's coal mine gas leak in China's Henan Province has climbed to 31 with rescuers still battling to reach the six miners, who are still ... Read more...

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Coal Mine Blast Kills 21 in China, 16 still trapped


October 17th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Just days after the heroic and miraculous rescue of the 33 miners trapped underground for 69 days in Chile, reports are pouring in from the ... Read more...

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China mine blast kills 21


October 17th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by BNO News
YUZHOU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A gas explosion at a coal mine in central China on early Saturday morning killed at least 21 people and left more than a dozen others trapped, ... Read more...

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26 killed in China mine


October 17th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) At least 26 miners have been killed in an explosion in a coal mine in China with rescuers battling to reach 11 others still trapped underground, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

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Death toll from Central China’s mine accident reaches 26


October 17th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 17 (ANI): The death toll from Saturday's coal mine gas leak in Central China's Henan Province climbed to 26 on Sunday with rescuers still battling to reach the eleven miners, ... Read more...

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China mine blast kills 21, traps 16 (Lead)


October 16th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Twenty-one miners were killed and 16 others are trapped underground Saturday in a coal mine blast in China, Xinhua reported.The blast occurred around 6 a.m. in Yuzhou city ... Read more...

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US announces probe into mine blast; toll reaches 29


April 11th, 2010 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (DPA) US President Barack Obama vowed the government would conduct a thorough investigation of the country's worst mining accident in decades after the bodies of four missing US ... Read more...

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Goa port to build berths for foreign navies, cruises


April 3rd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 3 (IANS) Separate berthing facilities for Indian Navy's aircraft carriers, foreign naval ships and a passenger cruise terminal for high end liners will be created by 2011 at Goa's only ... Read more...

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Tobacco smoke promotes lung cancer growth


January 20th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): Besides causing lung cancer, repeated exposure to tobacco smoke can promote the growth of pre-existing cancer tumours, say researchers.Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of ... Read more...

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Goa port to develop berths to attract cruise vessels


September 22nd, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) The Mormugao Port Trust in Goa is in the process of developing a cruise terminal for attracting cruise and foreign naval vesels seeking rest stops. "We are in ... Read more...

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Dumping of coal at Goa port irks Jairam Ramesh


August 31st, 2009 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) The central government would crack the whip on the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) for causing large scale dust pollution in the port town of Vasco in south Goa, ... Read more...

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Coal dust exposure linked to emphysema severity


July 24th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Exposure to coal dust can increase the severity of emphysema in smokers and non-smokers alike, according to a new study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and ... Read more...

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Tata Steel opens briquette plant in South Africa


October 30th, 2008 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Richards Bay (South Africa), Oct 30 (IANS) A new briquette plant set up by the South African subsidiary of Tata Steel in the industrial port of Richards Bay became operational earlier ... Read more...

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