Indian road construction workers walk with their luggages along the Indo China border in Bumla at an altitude of 15,700 feet (4,700 meters) above sea level in Arunachal Pradesh.

Special Task Force for mines in TS

Mines Ministry directs Mineral Exploration Corporation Limited and Geological Survey of India to study how the technology can be adopted

COIMBATORE: The process of mapping landslide-prone zones in the Nilgiris, which began three years back, has reached its final stages.

In a complete disregard for the rare minerals, Rajasthan government has leased mining blocks that contains copper, silver and tin for extracting masonry stones and construction materials.

| Dehradun: In order to deal with the recurring problem of landslides in Uttarakhand, the government has decided to set up a state level Landslide Management Committee to prepare a long-term road

Indiscriminate blasting of mountains to build roads or other infrastructure has rendered the fragile areas of the state more susceptible to landslides and floods, say experts and scientists.

Rs 2,116 crore would be required over five years to implement the policy

Paves way for auction of 100 blocks; analysts say global players like Rio Tinto and BHP will be attracted

Dehradun: About a week after the forest fires in different parts of Uttarakhand were doused, largely due to rains, the blaze has returned, this time on Varunavat Parvat in Uttarkashi.