The Supreme Court on Tuesday observed that the Balochistan government was the competent authority to decide the issue of renewal of agreement signed for exploring gold and copper deposits worth billion of rupees of Reko Diq in Chagai district.

The three-member bench of Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Muhammad Sair Ali and Justice Ghulam Rabbani took up constitutional petitions

The Supreme Court (SC), on Tuesday, observed that the Balochistan government had itself to decide about the leasing of mining of copper and gold reserves at Reko Diq to Tethyan Copper Company Pakistan (TCCP).

The court directed the parties involved in the exploration and mining of copper and gold deposits in Reko Diq to resolve the matter of mining with mutual cooperation and inform the court o

Apex court on Tuesday proposed the parties involved in Reko Diq case to handle the matter of mining lease of the contract with mutual consent and inform the court on Wednesday (today).

A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry was hearing identical constitutional petitions filed by Advocate Supreme Court M Tariq Asad, Maulana Abdul Haque Baloch, Dr Ismail Buledi, A

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Ramagiri mandal in Anantapur district is famous for gold mines.

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