Wednesday 28 January 2015

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Goa Govt revokes mining ban after 2 years

In a major move, Goa government withdrew a 2012 order which halted mining operations in the state, setting the stage for resumption of the activity whose closure had crippled once bustling industry. READ

President gives nod to ordinance on mining auction

President Pranab Mukherjee today gave his assent to an ordinance for auction of mines of iron ore and other minerals, a government source said. READ

SBI approves one-time settlement for mining dependents

State Bank of India has approved one-time settlement (OTS) scheme for its borrowers from the beleaguered mining industry in Goa. READ

Why only Radha? The real 'Sham' is hiding Rs 1 Lakh Crore. Catch them!

Why only one Radha Timblo? Catch real big mine owners of Goa for black money & recover over ONE LAKH CRORE of Rupees! READ

Renewed mining leases can't activate before March

The Goa mines ministry will take time until March to clear renewal of iron ore mining leases in the state as every case hereon will be studied from all aspects mentioned in the central empowered ... READ

13 leases of Goa's 9 top mine owners renewed

In a respite to iron ore mining players in Goa, the state government today renewed 13 mining leases, who can now begin tapping the ore after getting necessary clearances from agencies concerned. READ

ED grills mines ex-director Lolienkar for 2 hours

Goa's former Director of Mines Arvind Lolienkar was today grilled by Enforcement Directorate in connection with the multi-crore illegal mining scam. READ

Govt Govt won't renew Shah-indicted mining leases, reassures Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has said that iron ore mining leases of companies indicted in the report of the Justice (retd) M. B. Shah Commission of Inquiry will not be renewed. READ

I'm not competent authority to blacklist illegal miners: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar today remained non-committal on blacklisting of mining firms in the event they are found involved in illegal mining during investigation. READ

Parrikar warns miners over non-cooperation

The Goa government has said it will launch a criminal investigation against those mining firms that are not cooperating with a state-appointed panel of chartered accountants looking into the financial transactions related to iron ore ... READ