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Meghalaya Miners: Day 14 Of Rescue Operation, Cave Smelling Foul, Claim Officials

Dec 27, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Rising waters and lack of proper equipment hampering efforts to rescue 15 coal miners, trapped underground since December 13, in northeastern Meghalaya state, officials say.

13 People Still Trapped In Flooded Meghalaya Mine, CM Promises Steps Against Illegal Mining

Dec 15, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Efforts are on to rescue at least 13 people who got trapped in a "rat hole" coal mine in East Jaintia hills two days ago, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said on Friday.

Ponzi Scam Case: Former Karnataka Minister Janardhana Reddy, Aide Arrested

G Janardhana Reddy, who was allegedly on the run, had appeared before police along with his advocates. He had claimed the allegations against him were part of a "political conspiracy".

Stop Illegal Mining In Aravalli Hills Within 48 Hours: SC To Rajasthan Govt

Oct 23, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The apex court also referred to a central empowered committee report that 31 hills or hillocks have vanished in the state's Aravalli area.

98.87 Lakh Metric Tonnes Of Minerals Illegally Mined In 5 Rajasthan Districts In 5 Years: CAG Report

The CAG report claims that apex court directions regarding Aravali hills were not followed by the state's department of mines.

13 February, 2018

There Will Be 'Gangs Of Wasseypur'-Like Situation If Outsiders Handle Goa Mining: Agriculture Minister Vijai Sardesai

Outlook Web Bureau

Better close down the mining industry than let it be handled by outsiders, says Sardesai who recently said domestic North Indian tourists visiting Goa are "scum of the earth"

18 December, 2017

Adani Cancels $2.6 Billion Contract With Australian Mining Company After Queensland Vetoes Loan

Outlook Web Bureau

Adani said both parties had cancelled a conditional 2.6 billion dollar contract as part of its cost-cutting drive spurred on by the Queensland Government's veto of its 1 billion dollar Commonwealth loan bid.

04 September, 2017

Odisha Govt Issues Notice To 152 Mine Lessee To Pay For Illegal Extraction

Outlook Web Bureau

The demand notices were issued as per the August 2 order of the Supreme Court.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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