Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicCoal mining

Topic: Coal mining

Modi govt considers ending ban on foreign investment in coal mining

Other proposals under consideration include raising investment limits in digital media and easing rules for retailers selling a single brand.

No miracle in 7 months, rescue team in search of Meghalaya miners wraps up mission

SC last week allowed Meghalaya govt to call off operation to retrieve what remained of the bodies of 13 coal miners trapped in a flooded coal mine.

Adani’s controversial coal mine in Australia gets big boost after election surprise there

Tide may turn for Adani’s Carmichael coal project as Labor Party, which advocated tough action to combat climate change, fared poorly in Queensland.

Environment is the most under-reported disaster of Narendra Modi government

The new BJP manifesto for 2019 Lok Sabha elections provides no respite from this ongoing assault.

NGT panel blames ‘un-abetted illegal mining’ for Meghalaya tragedy

The NGT report finds that a blasé Meghalaya government looked the other way when illegal mining was going on in several East Jaintia Hills areas.

Adani’s first solar power farm in Australia will cost $71 million

Adani is expanding its renewable footprint in Australia with ambitions for future wind, battery and pump storage projects.

Here are the industries that made India the world’s fastest-growing economy

India's appetite for fuel has expanded up to 7 per cent, but performances in the banking and power sectors have declined. 

Current accountability deficit

It is unlikely that history will easily overlook or forget that the Indian growth story collapsed so dramatically under UPA-2's leadership.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.