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Gas blast traps 17 in China coal mine

Jul 06, 2014

Gas blast traps 17 in China coal mine

The blast occurred late Saturday evening when 20 people were working inside the mine in Xinjiang province, China. #China #NewsTracker #Xinjiang #gas blast #mine #miners trapped
Australian PM Abbott introduces bill to repeal carbon tax

Jun 23, 2014

Australian PM Abbott introduces bill to repeal carbon tax

Prime Minister Tony Abbott reintroduced legislation to the Australian Parliament on Monday that would repeal a carbon tax that the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters have to pay. #World #Environment #Australia #NewsTracker #Coal mining #Carbon tax #Tony Abbott
Goa: Mine owners may terminate services of workers, says Union

Jun 21, 2014

Goa: Mine owners may terminate services of workers, says Union

A leading mining workers union in Panaji has demanded resumption of mining activities in the state to save the jobs of people employed on various mining leases. #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Goa #Illegal mining #Manohar Parrikar
Manali tragedy: Himachal govt admits illegal sand mining involvement

Jun 16, 2014

Manali tragedy: Himachal govt admits illegal sand mining involvement

Himachal Pradesh government admitted that illegal sand mining has been flourishing along the Beas river and the activity is to be partially blamed for the tragedy. #India #NewsTracker #Himachal Pradesh #Telangana #accident #Shimla #Manali #Mandi #Sand mining #Manali tragedy #Pandoh dam #larji dam #Beas #missing students #VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute #Thalot #Beas mishap
Goa pollution board to inspect jetties stacking iron ore

Jun 12, 2014

Goa pollution board to inspect jetties stacking iron ore

With the arrival of monsoon in Goa, the State Pollution Control Board (GSPCB) will inspect all 28 jetties stacking iron ore, located along Mandovi and Zuari rivers, to ensure that it does not flow into water body. #India #NewsTracker #Goa #Illegal mining #pollution control board

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Wake up India, neither Modi nor Rahul will solve your problems

Aug 19, 2013

Wake up India, neither Modi nor Rahul will solve your problems

It says a lot about us when not even a thousand of the big fat web warrior brigade, that tweets and comments 24x7 on everything that mentions a Modi or a Gandhi, apparently in the interest of a better India, could not find two landmark judgments significant enough to merit any attention. #Politics #India #ToTheContrary #Congress #BJP #Environment #Narendra Modi #Supreme Court #Rahul Gandhi #Uttarakhand #Hydel Projects #Mineral mining #Big Corporates

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Illegal sand mining: How villagers took control of their land and destiny

Jul 08, 2014

DJ Dodger Stadium: House music and 'the hypnotic loneliness of L.A.'

At the center of DJ Dodger Stadium’s frantic, mesmerizing debut full length, “Friend of Mine,” is loop-heavy, joyously thumpy house music, the kind with nonstop four-on-the-floor stomp that helped birth what’s now known as electronic dance music. An ...
Illegal sand mining: How villagers took control of their land and destiny

Jul 07, 2014

Mila Kunis on Ashton Kutcher: 'I Found the Love of My Life'

"We all get movie star crushes," says the actress. "I'm marrying mine... #Mila Kunis #Ashton Kutcher
Illegal sand mining: How villagers took control of their land and destiny

Jul 09, 2014

Facebook kills 'Lecpetex' botnet, which hit 250,000 computers

Facebook said police in Greece made two arrests last week in connection with a little-known spamming botnet called “Lecpetex,” which used hacked computers to mine the Litecoin virtual currency. As many as 50,000 Facebook accounts were affected, and a... #India #Norway #Facebook
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