Environmentalists and NGOs took up cudgels to conserve Saranda

Ranchi, May 16: The king of fruits has finally conquered Lohardaga, Latehar, Gumla and West Singhbhum.

For the first time this year, mango trees planted by the state government under National Horticulture Mission (NHM) have borne a large number of fruits, promising a bumper crop.

State-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) is planning to invest nearly Rs 5,000 crore for overhauling its mineral evacuation infrastructure in the Chiria mines, the company said today.

The Steel Authority of India (SAIL) last week made two senior-level appointments for mining and forest-related functions and for social responsibilities at the company

Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has received a shot in the arm with a Union ministry of environment and forests committee recommending environmental clearance for the firm

Most mining operations in the state disregard ethical practices, leading to severe ecological damage and loss of valuable ore.

The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) has recommended against giving clearance to ArcelorMittal

Ranchi, Sept. 19: Existing and prospective industry and mining players of Jharkhand are apprehensive about the draft mining bill, which seeks to make them share 26 per cent of profits with locals. A group of ministers (GoM) approved the draft bill on September 17.

Speaking to The Telegraph, Jindal Steel & Power Limited

Ranchi, Sept.

Ranchi, July 27: Chief secretary A.K. Singh has directed deputy commissioners (DCs) and superintendents of police (SPs) to launch a major crackdown on illegal mining across the state.

In a letter to DCs and SPs today, he held them responsible for rampant mining of iron ore, coal, et al in this mineral-rich state.

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