Thursday 21 August 2014

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27 Goa mines will start from Dec onwards: Parrikar

At least 27 mines would be start operating in Goa between December to February if chief minister Manohar Parrikar succeeds in implementing the time-bound programme he announced in the Assembly today. READ

Digambar defends his act in mining renewal cases

Former Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat, accused of shielding illegal mining during his term, today broke his silence over the issue saying his government kept renewal of mining leases on hold as it was busy ... READ

HC orders to renew 28 mining leases

In a major relief to 28 mining leases, the Bombay High Court today asked the Goa government to execute deeds for those mining leases which have paid stamp duty according to the Indian Stamp (Goa ... READ

Goa Assembly to discuss mining policy on 18 Aug

The fate of Goa's mining industry would be decided on August 18, when the state legislative assembly will hold a comprehensive discussion on the guidelines that will form the backbone of the industry. READ

Will recover Rs 2747 Cr from mine owners in 6 months: Parrikar

Goa government will recover within six months the revenue loss to the tune of Rs 2,747 crore, caused due to illegal mining in the state, as mentioned in the third report of the Justice M ... READ

Illegal ore export of Rs 2747 Cr in Goa: Justice Shah

The Justice MB Shah Commission on Monday reported illegal mining worth over Rs 22,000 crore in Jharkhand, unlawful ore exports to the tune Rs 2,747 crore from Goa and blatant encroachment in Odisha by companies. ... READ

55 barges sold out during mining ban

Out of the 525 private barges used for carrying iron ore in Goa, 55 were sold during the ban on mining activities in the state, the legislative assembly was told today. READ

Govts should decide economic trajectory, not Courts: CM

In an oblique reference to judicial intervention in matters related to environment, BJP's Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today said only governments should decide on the economic trajectory of India. READ

Goa Govt plans to 'regularise' illegal mining

Goa's soon to be announced state mining policy would device means to regularise iron ore mined during 2007-2012, which was termed "illegal" by a recent Supreme Court judgement. READ

Budget proposals will help mining resumption: GMOEA

Goa's beleaguered mining industry today said certain proposals in the Union Budget are expected to help the resumption of iron ore extraction, which had been stalled in the State since the last two years. READ