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All that glitters: Golden rivers in Peruvian Amazon dazzles but mining harms the community, environment
science

All that glitters: Golden rivers in Peruvian Amazon dazzles but mining harms the community, environment

Peru is a major contributor of gold, being the sixth largest producer of the precious element in the world.

I-T Department seizes Rs 1.25 cr cash in UP and Bihar raids on businessman and bank chairman
India

I-T Department seizes Rs 1.25 cr cash in UP and Bihar raids on businessman and bank chairman

Though the CBDT did not identify those who were raided, sources said the businessman has links with a political party in election-bound Bihar

Industrial production declines 10.4% in July; capital goods, consumer durables see max contraction
Business

Industrial production declines 10.4% in July; capital goods, consumer durables see max contraction

Manufacturing sector, which constitutes 77.63 percent of the IIP, recorded a decline of 11.1 percent in July as against a growth of 4.8 percent in same month last year

Satellite imagery shows illegal gold mining in Brazil has increased, threatens the Yanomami tribe in the heart of the Amazons
World

Satellite imagery shows illegal gold mining in Brazil has increased, threatens the Yanomami tribe in the heart of the Amazons

The lust for gold has attracted wildcat prospectors, who have destroyed forests, poisoned rivers and brought fatal diseases to the tribe.

Deep sea mining shouldn't begin before full assessment of environment impacts are made, says Ocean Panel report
science

Deep sea mining shouldn't begin before full assessment of environment impacts are made, says Ocean Panel report

Seafloor nodules contain battery metals needed to fuel the transition to clean energy, but trawling for them can disrupt ecosystems that we don't know about.

India, Australia sign seven agreements, decide to allow reciprocal access to military bases in Narendra Modi-Scott Morrison virtual summit
World

India, Australia sign seven agreements, decide to allow reciprocal access to military bases in Narendra Modi-Scott Morrison virtual summit

India and Australia on Thursday elevated their ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership and signed seven agreements during a virtual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison

Vedanta's oil and gas head Ajay Dixit quits; company says his term comes to an end
Business

Vedanta's oil and gas head Ajay Dixit quits; company says his term comes to an end

Billionaire Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Ltd' oil and gas division Cairn CEO Ajay Dixit has decided to hang up his boots at month-end after completing his contractual term, becoming the fifth chief executive to leave the firm since it was taken over by the mining baron more than eight years back

Miners' body hopes Rs 20-lakh cr stimulus package will be used for giving relief to 'highly taxed' mining sector
Business

Miners' body hopes Rs 20-lakh cr stimulus package will be used for giving relief to 'highly taxed' mining sector

Miners' body FIMI on Wednesday hailed the Rs 20 lakh crore special economic package, expressing hope that the stimulus will also be used to give relief to "highly taxed and struggling" mining sector

Industrial production falls record 16.7% in March on poor show by mining, manufacturing, electricity
Business

Industrial production falls record 16.7% in March on poor show by mining, manufacturing, electricity

India's industrial production contracted by a record 16.7 percent in March, on account of the poor show by mining, manufacturing and electricity sectors mainly due to the nationwide lockdown, government data showed on Tuesday

IIP grows 4.5% in February, highest in 7 months on higher output in mining, manufacturing and electricity
Business

IIP grows 4.5% in February, highest in 7 months on higher output in mining, manufacturing and electricity

The country's industrial output grew by 4.5 percent in February, mainly on account of higher output in mining, manufacturing and electricity sector, government data showed on Thursday

NMDC slashes iron ore prices by Rs 50 per tonne; new rates are effective from 14 March
Business

NMDC slashes iron ore prices by Rs 50 per tonne; new rates are effective from 14 March

The country's largest iron ore miner NMDC has slashed prices of lump ore and fines by Rs 50 per tonne

Coronavirus fears impact Goa's tourism sector; resume mining activities immediately: GMPF
Business

Coronavirus fears impact Goa's tourism sector; resume mining activities immediately: GMPF

With coronavirus fears impacting the Goa's tourism sector, an umbrella body of mining dependents GMPF on Monday sought immediate resumption of mining activities in the state which is already reeling under a financial stress due to mining halt

Industrial output grows 2% in January, highest in six months on uptick in mining, power sector
Business

Industrial output grows 2% in January, highest in six months on uptick in mining, power sector

India's industrial production grew at the fastest pace in six months at 2 percent in January, mainly on account of uptick in mining activity and power generation, official data showed on Thursday

Retail inflation slows to 6.58% in February on easing food prices; industrial production grows 2% in January
Business

Retail inflation slows to 6.58% in February on easing food prices; industrial production grows 2% in January

Retail inflation slowed to 6.58 percent in February over the previous month mainly due to easing food prices, government data showed on Thursday

GDP growth slows to nearly 7-year low at 4.7% in Q3 on poor performance by manufacturing, construction sectors
Business

GDP growth slows to nearly 7-year low at 4.7% in Q3 on poor performance by manufacturing, construction sectors

GDP at Constant (2011-12) prices in Q3 of 2019-20 is estimated at Rs 36.65 lakh crore, as against Rs 35 lakh crore in Q3 of 2018-19, showing a growth rate of 4.7 percent," the NSO said.

GDP growth rate for 2018-19 revised downwards to 6.1% from 6.8% on deceleration in mining, manufacturing, farm sectors
Business

GDP growth rate for 2018-19 revised downwards to 6.1% from 6.8% on deceleration in mining, manufacturing, farm sectors

The government on Friday revised downwards the economic growth rate for 2018-19 to 6.1 percent from 6.8 percent estimated earlier, mainly due to deceleration in mining, manufacturing and farm sectors

Industrial production rises 1.8% in November on growth in manufacturing sector after 3 months of contraction
Business

Industrial production rises 1.8% in November on growth in manufacturing sector after 3 months of contraction

Industrial production, or factory output, is the closest approximation for measuring the economic activity of the country's business landscape.

With manufacturing expected to come down to 2%, GDP to grow at 5% this fiscal, says govt data; slowest pace in 11 years
Business

With manufacturing expected to come down to 2%, GDP to grow at 5% this fiscal, says govt data; slowest pace in 11 years

Manufacturing is forecast to grow 2.0 percent in 2019-20, compared to 6.9 percent growth in 2018-19, the Ministry of Statistics said.

Economic slowdown fallout: GDP growth estimated to drop to 5% in FY20 on deceleration in manufacturing sector
Business

Economic slowdown fallout: GDP growth estimated to drop to 5% in FY20 on deceleration in manufacturing sector

The Indian economy is estimated to grow at 5 percent in 2019-20 as against 6.8 percent in the previous fiscal, according to government data

Q2 GDP at 4.5%: With record-low nominal growth at 6.1%, economy is slipping to deeper pain; forget the $5-trillion target
Business

Q2 GDP at 4.5%: With record-low nominal growth at 6.1%, economy is slipping to deeper pain; forget the $5-trillion target

India’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the July-September quarter has come at 4.5 percent, the lowest growth in at least six-and-half years or in 26 quarters and even worse than the first quarter when the economy grew at 5 percent