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Clash over sand mining dispute kills 2, injures 5 in Mathura, UP

Jul 14, 2014

Clash over sand mining dispute kills 2, injures 5 in Mathura, UP

Two persons were killed and five others injured in a clash between two groups at Suhagpur village in Mathura over a sand mining dispute. #Uttar Pradesh #India #NewsTracker #UP #Violence #Mathura #Sand mining #Clash #Suhagpur
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

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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 10, 2014

Stomach-Dropping Ride Is In Engineers' Job Description

What would you do as part of a job? Some people undertake unpleasant things: clean crime scenes of biohazards, bake in the sun while laying asphalt, or descend into the bowels of a mine. But a pair of engineers may have won the prize for the most sto...
Illegal sand mining: How villagers took control of their land and destiny

Jul 14, 2014

DealBook: Companies That Offer Help With Student Loans Often Predatory, Officials Say

The debt settlement industry, already accused of questionable tactics related to mortgages, is finding a gold mine of new clients among those with college loans... #Consumer Financial Protection Bureau #Federal Trade Commission
Illegal sand mining: How villagers took control of their land and destiny

Jul 14, 2014

Companies That Offer Help With Student Loans Often Predatory, Officials Say

The debt settlement industry, already accused of questionable tactics related to mortgages, is finding a gold mine of new clients among those with college loans... #Consumer Financial Protection Bureau #Federal Trade Commission