Govt may allot 15 blocks to PSUs for commercial coal mining

Moving ahead with its decision to open up the coal sector for commercial mining, government has identified 15 blocks to be alloted to central and state PSUs for undertaking production and sale of the dry fuel.

Feb 02, 2016, 22:36 PM IST
Geological Survey of India mapping Nepal quake aftershocks

Geological Survey of India mapping Nepal quake aftershocks

In a bid to aid community preparedness, scientists at the Geological Survey of India (GSI) are monitoring the aftershocks in various parts of the country following the massive April 25 earthquake that hit Nepal, an official said on Wednesday.

May 13, 2015, 18:17 PM IST

'Pakistan ranks third in the Global Slavery Index'

Pakistan ranks third on a list of 167 countries where human slavery is most severe, an international rights body said on Sunday citing new data.

Mar 01, 2015, 20:59 PM IST

Build new township near Kedarnath after demolishing old: GSI

The Geological Survey of India Thursday suggested construction of a new township near Kedarnath after demolishing the ruins of the old one close to the Himalayan shrine.

Aug 14, 2014, 18:45 PM IST

GSI to explore mineral wealth from chopper

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) will soon start exploring and mapping the mineral wealth of the country using the custom-made advanced light helicopter (ALH) Dhruv, dedicated for heli-borne surveys.

Jan 22, 2014, 23:16 PM IST

Unnao gold hunt: Will file case against Charan Das Mahant, says Sharad Yadav

While the entire nation remains hooked to Unnao where the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is currently digging an old fort in search of 1,000 tonnes of gold apparently dreamt by a local seer, Janata Dal (U) chief Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said that he will file a case against Union Minister Charan Das Mahant for spreading “superstition”.

Oct 22, 2013, 15:35 PM IST

Unnao gold hunt: Supreme Court refuses to interfere in excavation work

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to interfere in the ongoing Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) excavation for gold supposed to be buried under the ruins of a 19th century fort in UP`s Unnao district, saying it cannot pass an order on the basis of assumption.

Oct 21, 2013, 09:42 AM IST

Gold hunt: ASI identifies two more sites for digging at Unnao fort

The hunt for the 1,000 tonnes of hidden gold continued by for the third day on Sunday with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) identifying more sites at the 19th century fort for excavation.

Oct 20, 2013, 10:29 AM IST

Working on facts, not seer`s dream: Govt on Unnao gold hunt

Ministry of Culture said that the excavation by Archaeological Survey of India started on the basis of a report by Geological Survey of India and not merely a seer`s dream.

Oct 19, 2013, 11:13 AM IST

Unnao gold hunt: Now, seer dreams of another 2500 tonnes of hidden treasure

Even as the archaeologists are digging under a 19th century fort in Uttar Pradesh to hunt for the hidden 1,000 tonne of gold that a seer dreamt of, the saint has come up with yet another claim that even a bigger treasure is buried in the state.

Oct 19, 2013, 09:19 AM IST