Goa CM meets Environment Min over mining issues

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday met Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar and discussed the issues arising from the ban of mining activities within a kilometre of national parks and sanctuaries.

Odisha miners pledge Rs 100 cr fund for local area development

Eight mine owners of Odisha have joined hands to invest about Rs 100 crore for local area development of two mineral rich districts -- Keonjhar and Sundergarh.