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US jobs growth slows in January, but unemployment rate at 8-year low

Feb 05, 2016

US jobs growth slows in January, but unemployment rate at 8-year low

Nonfarm payrolls increased by 151,000 jobs last month and the unemployment rate was at 4.9 percent #US non-farm payrolls #Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen #Fed interest rate #job growth #Mining payrolls
After ban on coal-mining, people from Meghalaya are taking to turmeric farming

Nov 30, 2015

After ban on coal-mining, people from Meghalaya are taking to turmeric farming

The National Green Tribunal ban on coal mining and transportation of coal in Meghalaya's Jaintia Hills region has resulted in many of those engaged in the activity switching to turmeric farming for their livelihood. #Coal mining #National Green Tribunal #NGT ban #Jaintia Hills District
Myanmar landslide: Death toll rises to 104 after sixth such incident this year

Nov 23, 2015

Myanmar landslide: Death toll rises to 104 after sixth such incident this year

The toll from a landslide in Myanmar's Kachin state has risen to 104 as the rescuers recovered more bodies, officials said on Monday. #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Asia #Disaster #Landslide #jade mine
Devastating landslide near jade mine in Myanmar kills 60 people

Nov 22, 2015

Devastating landslide near jade mine in Myanmar kills 60 people

A landslide near a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed up to 60 people and left more than 100 missing. #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Asia #Disaster #Landslide #Mishap #World #jade mine
Australian green group to challenge India-backed coal mine it claims will destroy Great Barrier Reef

Nov 09, 2015

Australian green group to challenge India-backed coal mine it claims will destroy Great Barrier Reef

An Australian environmental group Monday launched a new legal challenge to a huge, India-backed coal mine, saying the government's recent re-approval of the project failed to consider the impact on the Great Barrier Reef. #Australia #NewsTracker #Great Barrier Reef #El Nino #Carmichael coal mine #India coal mine #Adani company
China's trying to suppress information about a massacre that killed 50 people, say reports

Oct 20, 2015

China's trying to suppress information about a massacre that killed 50 people, say reports

Alleged separatists carrying knives entered a coal mine in northwestern China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and killed at least 50 people. #China #NewsTracker #communalism #Coal mine #Han Chinese #Shareworthy #World #Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region