No chemical-based application is used for beach sand mineral mining: IREL

'IREL engages in processes to physically segregate minerals, including wet gravity separation, electrostatic separation, and high and low-intensity magnetic separation.'

published on : 7th August 2022

No forcible mining activity on private lands, says Indian Rare Earths Limited

However, nearly 1,050 hectares of the proposed mining area are owned by non-government entities. IREL functioning under the purview of the DAE, has an annual production capacity of 1.14 lakh tonnes.

published on : 6th August 2022

Illegal sand mining: NGT seeks Odisha government's reply in two weeks

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has set a two-week deadline for the State government to file a reply in the case of indiscriminate extraction of sand in Budhabalanga river.

published on : 6th August 2022

Mineral corporation earns Rs 1.4,00 crore net profit in Q1

In the corresponding period last year, the public-sector mining firm recorded 8.91 tonnes of production and 9.45 tonnes in sales.

published on : 6th August 2022

No truth in charge of illegal monazite transportation in AP: Mines Director

Venkata Reddy said in the wake of the recent allegations of irregularities in beach sand mining, the Atomic Energy Department had ordered an inquiry through the Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM).

published on : 5th August 2022

Villagers air grievances, Vedanta assures redressal

The Sub-Collector informed that the villagers demanded development of R&R Colony and wanted initiation of CSR activities for periphery development that had stopped since the past decade. 

published on : 30th July 2022

Olasuni Hill faces threat from illegal mining 

It is being alleged that miners have excavated murrum from the eastern side of the hill in gross violation of mining laws and standard operating procedure.

published on : 29th July 2022

'Save Manair': Residents band together to save Manair river from illegal sand mining

The movement, in which villagers and a few people’s representatives are members, is raising levels of consciousness among the people in preventing the unconscionable loss to the river.

published on : 24th July 2022

Trouble for Gehlot? Sadhu’s self-immolation stirs storm in Rajasthan over illegal mining

Baba Vijay Das had suffered 80 per cent burns after he set himself on fire on Wednesday to demand the closure of mines in the region the seers consider sacred land.

published on : 24th July 2022

Haryana DSP's killing: Three more held; lawyer of accused Ikkar claims he's mentally ill

The Tauru DSP was killed on July 19 when a truck he had signalled to stop in Haryana's Nuh district drove over him.

published on : 24th July 2022

Cops arrest accused truck driver who drove over Haryana police officer

Tauru DSP Surendra Singh probing illegal stone-mining was killed when a truck he had signalled to stop in Haryana's Nuh district drove into him.

published on : 21st July 2022

Rajasthan: Sadhu attempts self-immolation to protest against illegal mining, suffers serious burns

Just a day earlier, another sadhu named Sant Narayan Das had climbed a mobile tower in the area demanding a stop to mining in this sacred area.

published on : 20th July 2022

Haryana cop who was run over by truck was to retire after three months

Ashok Kumar Bishnoi, the younger brother of the DSP, said the entire family is in a state of shock.

published on : 20th July 2022

Haryana cop tries to stop illegal mining, run over by truck; one accused arrested

The senior officer stood in the way and signalled the stone-laden vehicles to stop, but the driver of a truck ran him over, killing him on the spot.

published on : 19th July 2022

'Sadhu' climbs atop mobile tower, demands ban on stone mining in Rajasthan's Bharatpur

Verma said the agitation of the seers had been going on for the last several days and the district administration held dialogues with them on Tuesday.

published on : 19th July 2022

SC agrees to hear pleas of Jharkhand government, CM against HC order on PIL for probe into graft charges

The apex court took note of the submissions of senior advocates Kapil Sibal and Meenakshi Arora, who appeared for the Jharkhand government and the chief minister respectively.

published on : 18th July 2022

Seized more than Rs 36-crore illegal mining cash in Jharkhand over last two months: ED

The latest seizure pertains to an investigation against Pankaj Mishra, the political representative of Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, and others.

published on : 15th July 2022

Odisha: Despite no bridge, anganwadi worker's commitment ensures students cross the river

One is that of development paradox in a mineral-rich block of Sundargarh district. Two, an anganwadi worker’s unwavering commitment to the children she serves. And the second one matters.

published on : 15th July 2022

TDP's illegal mining charge in Andhra Pradesh far from truth: YSR Congress

Sajjala Ramakrishna Reddy alleged Naidu was trying to mislead the public by displaying morphed images in a photo exhibition on illegal mining held by the TDP.

published on : 15th July 2022

Odisha government to auction 15 major and 16 minor mineral blocks

Odisha minister Prafulla Kumar Mallick said that the the Rashtriya Khanij Vikas Puraskar given away in three categories and Odisha received the second prize of Rs 2 crore in Category II.

published on : 14th July 2022
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