Ganga Das, 19 and pregnant for the first time, was determined enough to get her immunisation done at a Public Heath Centre (PHC) at Juri village of this block in Jharkhand's East Singhbhum district

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kalyan Bansingh & Ors. Vs. HIL Ltd. & Ors. dated 05/01/2016 regarding compensation for the loss sustained by the Applicants on account of asbestos mining carried out by the Respondent No. 1 i.e. HIL Ltd. besides seeking restitution/closure of abandoned asbestos mines at Village Roro, West Singhbhum, Jharkhand.

Pleadings are complete. However, the question of restitution of abandon asbestos mines can be resolved effectively upon getting the report of Joint Inspection Team from the State of Jharkhand ruled the Court.

- Stone's throw from Tatanagar, clueless about waste disposal

The Centre is exploring opportunities to set up a nuclear power plant in the uranium-rich Jadugoda in East Singhbhum.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Principal Bench, New Delhi) in the matter of Kalyan Bansingh & Others Vs HIL Ltd. & Others regarding health effects suffered by the Applicant from asbestos as a result of having worked in the mine in Village Roro Hills West Singhbhum.

ArcelorMittal has plans to set up 12 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) steel plant in Jharkhand at an estimated investment of Rs 50,000 crore

A central panel has asked Jharkhand to clarify soon whether the existing and proposed mining leases of ArcelorMittal for its planned Rs 50,000-crore plant in the state fell under a conservation reserve or not.

Order of the High Court of Jharkhand in the matter of Binod Ram Vs State of Jharkhand & Others dated 12/05/2014 regarding illegal mining and its transportation, West Singhbhum, Jharkhand.

Allocation of iron ore mines to private companies in Jharkhand - Question raised in Rajya Sabha, 10/02/2014. Minister of Mines, Prabhat Jha has stated that "as per the information received from the Government of Jharkhand, there are 30 mining leases for iron ore in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand in favour of private companies.

A total of 28 relief camps have been opened and 850 people evacuated across two rural blocks in East Singhbhum district.

- Rs 3800 crore earmarked for projects

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