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Dec 22, 2018
Shimmering super-Earth with ruby, sapphire discovered beyond our solar systemThe exoplanet belongs to a new class of super-Earths with an exotic composition of minerals.
Nov 19, 2018
9 Months | Season 3 | Five reasons why your child’s everyday meals should be loaded with nutritionThe formative years of your child's growth are the foundation of their health. It is important to strengthen this foundation by providing them with nutritious meals and snacks. Esha Bhatia tells you how.
Aug 25, 2018
Newly-discovered mineral found in Siberian meteorite is like nothing on EarthThe iron-nickel alloy kamacite, which made up 98% of the rock, has only been seen in meteorites so far
Mar 23, 2018
Speciality rice varieties of Kerala are a storehouse of nutrition: StudyKerala is home to a number of speciality rice varieties such as Pokkali, a saltwater-tolerant organic rice having medicinal properties.
Jun 07, 2017
Data from the Curiosity rover suggests a crater on Mars contained a lake that could support lifeNew data from the Curiosity rover forms the basis of a theory that the Gale crater had been home to a lake with conditions suitable for life.
Apr 07, 2017
Global Natural Resources Conclave Day 2: Aerial mapping of India’s natural resources to begin soonThe government is set to begin aerial mapping of 800,000 square kilometres of area with geological potential to scout for natural resources and transform it into a business opportunity for India’s growth story
Nov 23, 2016
EU agrees law to curb flow of conflict minerals | ReutersSTRASBOURG The European Union agreed a deal on Tuesday to stem the flow of gold and other metals used to fund armed conflicts or produced in conditions that breach human rights.EU importers of tin, tungsten, tantalum, gold and their ores will from 2021 have to carry out checks on their suppliers in legislation that will also apply to smelters and refiners.Human rights campaigners said the agreement was a half-hearted first step, with imports of finished products that may contain the minerals not included and an end result that exempted a large number of companies.Industrial users of the commodities said the deal reached in outline in June strikes the right balance.Members of the European Parliament and European Commission officials who brokered the deal said it would improve the lives of those living in conflict zones and break a vicious cycle between the trade in minerals and the financing of conflicts."This is a very strong regulation. It's ground breaking," EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom told a news conference, adding she hoped other countries would follow the EU example.
Nov 20, 2016
Odisha government orders mineral carying trucks to be equipped with GPS trackers from December 28In order to streamline the mining activities in the state, the Odisha government on Saturday said Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking devices will be installed in the trucks carrying minerals by December 28 this year.
Sep 13, 2016
The Indian government extends contract to explore seabed for mineralsThe government on Monday extended its 15-year contract with International Seabed Authority (ISA) to continue exploring Polymetallic nodules in the deep sea.
Jul 06, 2016
Piyush Goyal aims to increase mines' share in GDP by 1% in next 2-3 yrsGoyal says will work on a growth of 30-35 percent annually in terms of the volume of minerals mined