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Siemens to support Australian coal project despite protests; teen climate activist Greta Thunberg asks German firm to review its role
Business

Siemens to support Australian coal project despite protests; teen climate activist Greta Thunberg asks German firm to review its role

Siemens was awarded a contract last year to provide signaling technology for a railway line to transport coal from a remote coal mine run by India’s Adani Group in northern Queensland state

Adani receives green signal for long-delayed Australian coal mine; firm says ready to start construction on getting permit
Business

Adani receives green signal for long-delayed Australian coal mine; firm says ready to start construction on getting permit

Adani last year scaled back its initial plans for a 60 million tonne per year mine and has said that it will self-fund the project, backed by ready buyers in its own Indian power plants and its trading business.

Adani's Australian coal mine: Queensland approves black-throated finch management plan; needs one more permit
Business

Adani's Australian coal mine: Queensland approves black-throated finch management plan; needs one more permit

The Australian state of Queensland on Friday approved Adani Enterprise’s management plan for an endangered bird at the site for a controversial coal mine, leaving only one more permit before construction can start on the project

Worker dies 'trapped' in coal mine in Jharkhand's Ramgarh; Central Coalfields suspects suicide
India

Worker dies 'trapped' in coal mine in Jharkhand's Ramgarh; Central Coalfields suspects suicide

A 58-year-old coal miner was killed on Monday allegedly after being trapped in an underground mine at the Barka-Sayal area of Central Coalfields Ltd in Jharkhand's Ramgarh, the police said.

Number of miners trapped in 'rat-hole' coal mine in Meghalaya goes up to 15: 7 days on, incessant rain makes rescue ops tricky
India

Number of miners trapped in 'rat-hole' coal mine in Meghalaya goes up to 15: 7 days on, incessant rain makes rescue ops tricky

The number of people trapped inside the rat-hole mines of East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya has gone up to 15. Reports confirmed the news as officials are still attempting to rescue the miners who have been tapped inside the illegal coal mines.

Eleven missing, 14 injured after landslide in Indonesia's Java, rescue operations underway
World

Eleven missing, 14 injured after landslide in Indonesia's Java, rescue operations underway

Eleven people are missing and 14 have been injured following a landslide Thursday that cascaded down the terraced slopes of a rice field on the Indonesian island of Java, officials said.

Doug Jones is new US Senator from Alabama: Democrat best known for prosecuting KKK members for bombing a church
World

Doug Jones is new US Senator from Alabama: Democrat best known for prosecuting KKK members for bombing a church

Doug Jones, a Democrat who once prosecuted two Ku Klux Klansmen in a deadly church bombing is the state's new US senator.

BS Yeddyurappa claims Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah, power minister DK Shivakumar are involved in Rs 447 cr scam
Politics

BS Yeddyurappa claims Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah, power minister DK Shivakumar are involved in Rs 447 cr scam

Yeddyurappa accused Karnataka chief minister Siddaramaiah and power minister DK Shivakumar of being involved in a "mega scam" of about Rs 447 crore relating to the state-owned Karnataka Power Corporation Limited (KPCL), a charge the Congress refuted as "baseless"

Five minors killed in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir coal mine collapse
World

Five minors killed in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir coal mine collapse

A coal mine in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) has collapsed after an apparent gas explosion, killing five minors including two brothers, an official said on Monday.

China coal mine blast: Rescuers say all 33 miners trapped inside found dead
World

China coal mine blast: Rescuers say all 33 miners trapped inside found dead

Gas explosions inside mines are often caused when a flame or electrical spark ignites gas leaking from the coal seam. Ventilation systems are supposed to prevent gas from becoming trapped.

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

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.

Path to 10% growth not impossible, says Jaitley
Economy

Path to 10% growth not impossible, says Jaitley

Jaitley said in the coming years India's manufacturing sector "is going to up" significantly and cited the Make in India programme, coal mine auction and steps to boost up small scale industries in the rural areas.

China: Coal mine fire kills 24 workers, 52 injured
World

China: Coal mine fire kills 24 workers, 52 injured

At least 24 workers were killed and 52 others injured on Wednesday when a fire broke out in a coal mine in China's northeastern Liaoning province soon after a mild earthquake jolted the region.

Adani gets nod from Australian govt to build $1.94 bn rail project
Corporate

Adani gets nod from Australian govt to build $1.94 bn rail project

Indian conglomerate Adani Mining today won Australian government's approval to build a whopping USD 1.94 billion rail line for its Carmichael coal mine project, a "significant milestone" in the company's operations here.

Model goes nude to protest  against Adani's Australia coal mine project
Corporate

Model goes nude to protest against Adani's Australia coal mine project

Protesting the Australia government's decision to approve Adani the biggest coal mining project in the country, a model posted a naked selfie on the social media, calling for a ban on coal mining.

Turkey mine disaster: Eight suspects arrested
World

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.

Carbon monoxide responsible for death of coal mine workers: reports
World

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.

Coal mine tragedy: Why is mining in Turkey so dangerous?
World

Coal mine tragedy: Why is mining in Turkey so dangerous?

Experts say poor oversight from regulators, weak health and safety culture and, an uneducated and unorganized workforce have made Turkey a dangerous country to be a miner

Turkey coal mine live: Death toll rises to 282, 150 still trapped
World

Turkey coal mine live: Death toll rises to 282, 150 still trapped

Follow live updates of the explosion and fire in a coal mine in western Turkey here.

Turkey mourns victims of coal mine explosion
World

Turkey mourns victims of coal mine explosion

The Prime Minister's office declared a three-day mourning for the 205 victims of the coal mine explosion.