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Instead of the chirping birds, the only sound that is heard in the Asola Bhatti sanctuary is the loud whirring of machines digging into the land. While the Delhi Wildlife Department announced a Rs 2

Experts : Though coal continues to be a major raw material for Indian power sector, its mining has for long posed risk to environment due to loopholes in existing regulations and lack of initiative

Twenty villages in the interior of Chamba district have started sinking because of illegal slate mining. This fact has been brought to light by Mr Rattan Chand, a social worker who has set up a

With enviornment audit of industrial projects soon becoming a reality, the mining industry, known for its impact on the environment, is under pressure to produce clean. "Once enforced the environment

ECL's decision to close down 64 mines endangers thousands of workers at West

China, the world's largest coal producer, plans to shut 25,800 coal mines this year and reduce output by 250m tonnes as part of continued attempts to halt over production and decrease losses in one

The Orissa govenment's crackdown on the non-governmental organisations (NGOs) opposing upcoming industrial projects in the Koraput district has kicked up an unseemly controversy. The irresistible

Radioactive radiation from the Uranium Corporation of India Ltd (UCIL) mines at Bihar's Jaduguda is causing large-scale health hazards to the tribal population living in the adjoining areas,

Centre : Formation of the joint venture company (JVC) by the Madhya Pradesh Government and MP State Mining Corporation (MPSMC) for diamond mining in Begradih block of Raipur is

The revenue and police authorities of Tiruchi district of Tamil Nadu have been directed by the Madras High Court to take immediate steps to stop illegal quarrying on a land belonging to