SC allows Goa to make Principal Secy as nodal officer of panel

The Supreme Court on Monday accepted a proposal of Goa government to make its Principal Secretary the convener of a six-member committee formed for suggesting the annual cap on the volume of iron ore to be extracted in the state.

Goa Foundation for continuation of stay on mining

Goa Foundation said a large section of people have actually found solace in the apex court order of stay on mining activity.

43% ore exports from Goa illegally extracted: NGO

A leading NGO on Thursday claimed
that almost 43 percent of the ore exported from Goa during
the financial year 2010-11 was illegally extracted violating
environmental norms and local laws.