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Villagers hail NGT order banning coal mining in Meghalaya

Aug 05, 2014

Villagers hail NGT order banning coal mining in Meghalaya

Villagers living downstream of Myntdu river along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya's Jaintia Hills district have welcomed the National Green Tribunal order banning coal mining in the entire state. #India #Environment #Meghalaya #Coal mining #National Green Tribunal #Jaintia Hills
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
Turkey mine disaster: Eight suspects arrested

May 20, 2014

Turkey mine disaster: Eight suspects arrested

Eight suspects were arrested by a Turkish court late on Monday in the western town of Soma, on a provisional charge of "causing multiple deaths" in last week's mine disaster, as the last of the 301 victims were buried. #NewsTracker #Turkey #Coal mine #soma
Carbon monoxide responsible for death of coal mine workers: reports

May 16, 2014

Carbon monoxide responsible for death of coal mine workers: reports

The coal mine fire that happened in Soma sent deadly carbon monoxide gas, killing close to 300 workers, say new reports. However, the exact cause of the country's worst industrial disaster still remains unclear. #NewsTracker #Fire #Turkey #Coal mine #Carbon monoxide #soma
Mass funerals, anger as Turkey mourns mine workers

May 16, 2014

Mass funerals, anger as Turkey mourns mine workers

Loudspeakers broadcast the names of the dead as rows of graves were filled in this close-knit Turkish mining town on Thursday, while thousands protested in major cities as grief turned to anger following the country's deadliest industrial disaster. #NewsTracker #Turkey #Tayyip Erdogan #Turkey mine tragedy #Turkey mine collapse #mine tragedy #Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan #mass funeral #coal mine tragedy

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FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Nov 19, 2012

FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Most politicians belong and relate to the broad range of the middle-class FDI in retail will affect. The potential victims of the NIB are the faceless, voiceless poor of the hinterland. #OnOurMind #Environment #tribals #National Investment Board #Coal mines

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FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Aug 19, 2014

Blast in China coal mine traps 27 miners

An explosion Tuesday in a coal mine in eastern China trapped 27 workers underground, state media reported... #Beijing #China
FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Jul 31, 2014

'Beneath' mines solid thrills amid claustrophobic setting

Said to be inspired by true events, the well-crafted "Beneath" proves a taut, atmospheric if not especially deep thriller about the aftermath of a coal mine collapse. A committed cast, solid production design and nimble cinematography highlight this ... #Beijing #China
FDI noise vs NIB silence: How politics reflects our class bias

Jul 31, 2014

'Beneath' mines solid thrills amid claustrophobic setting

Said to be inspired by true events, the well-crafted "Beneath" proves a taut, atmospheric if not especially deep thriller about the aftermath of a coal mine collapse. A committed cast, solid production design and nimble cinematography highlight this ... #Beijing #China