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Feature: Chile drives electric vehicle rollout in Latin America 9.12.2018 Reuters: World News
A massive cargo ship docked in the Chilean port of San Antonio at the end of November, carrying it its belly the first 100 electric buses from China that Chileans hope will revolutionize their public transport system.
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China's top steelmaking city deepens output curbs to fight smog 9.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Steel mills and other industrial plants in China's top steelmaking city Tangshan were on Saturday ordered to make further output cuts in December, as part of emergency measures to fight smog.
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Katowice COP24 Notebook: Protesters raise the alarm on climate 8.12.2018 Reuters: Top News
Talks billed as the most important U.N. conference since the Paris 2015 deal on climate change are nearing the end of a first week in the Polish city of Katowice, the capital of the country's Silesian coal mining district.
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Rohit Choudhury receives Sanctuary Wildlife Service Award 8.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Rohit Choudhury receives Sanctuary Wildlife Service Award
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The illusion of control: How technology rules our lives 8.12.2018 Financial Chronicle
Back in the 1980s, going to the bank with my grandmother was about the most tedious part of my summer holidays in Calcutta. It was only the promise of tiffin cake afterwards that kept me from whining my way through the whole outing. Whiz forward in time to the present — my eight-year-old nibling has probably never even seen the inside of a bank, because, as far as they know, money comes from an ATM. We love to marvel at how technology has radically changed our lives in the last decade or so, about the sci-fi-esque integration of gadgets to our everyday existence. But then, that has been true at every juncture of history. Back when we were kids, the focus was on how (colour) television had changed socialisation patterns. Before that it had to have been something else, going right back to when the invention of the wheel must have gobsmacked an entire species. For today’s always-on-internet generation, broadband is and has always been the norm, but for those of us in our forties, the journey from ...
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Faced With Sterlite Closure, Vedanta Offers 100 Crores For Public Welfare 7.12.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Mining company Vedanta on Friday told the National Green Tribunal that it would invest Rs 100 crore in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu for public welfare, in addition to social work being carried out by it...
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Report names cabinet ministers in illegal coal mining activities 7.12.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Dec 07: A report submitted to the Supreme Court recently has allegedly named some of the incumbent cabinet ministers and their involvement in the illegal coal mining in the state. 
In a statement issued here on Friday, Madal Sumer, a resident of Jowai said that the senior advocate Colin Consalves who has been appointed as the amicus curiae to assist the Apex Court on this matter has submitted his report on the various findings regarding illegal coal mining activities in the state.

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Anti-Sterlite protests: SC refuses to stay CBI inquiry into police firing that killed 13 people 7.12.2018 Scroll.in
The Tamil Nadu government has challenged a Madras High Court order asking the agency to investigate the case.
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Uttarakhand: Ganga activist has gone missing from Dehradun hospital, say reports 7.12.2018 Scroll.in
Gopal Das, who has been fasting since June 24, went missing on Wednesday night.
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How the GDP back series may have been calculated – and what’s wrong with it 7.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
This back series just adds to the impression that this government often finds the truth inconvenient.
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Cabinet approves MoUbetween India and Zimbabwe for cooperation in the field of geology, mining and mineral resources 6.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Zimbabwe for cooperation in the field of geology, mining and mineral resources.
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Iron ore mining is devouring Jharkhand’s sal-rich Saranda forest, hurting its Adivasi residents 6.12.2018 Scroll.in
Studies have recorded a drop in biodiversity in the forest over the years.
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Venezuela signs oil, gold investment deals with Russia: Maduro 6.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Venezuela has signed deals securing investment from Russia in the South American country's oil and gold sectors, President Nicolas Maduro said on Thursday at the end of a three-day trip to Moscow.
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FIR filed against stone quarrying activities off Kaziranga 6.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
FIR filed against stone quarrying activities off Kaziranga
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‘We are not spies’: French journalist booked by Tamil Nadu Police dismisses trespassing charge 6.12.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Jules Giraudat also says two Indian reporters on police radar did not help him and his colleague enter restricted area in Kanyakumari.
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Colombia landmine casualties triple to 180 - non-governmental group 5.12.2018 Reuters: World News
The number of people killed or wounded by landmines in Colombia more than tripled in 2018 to 180, a landmine monitoring group said on Wednesday, as militants occupying territory abandoned by demobilized leftist rebels have expanded their use of the ...
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Wider Image: Georgian mining town offers little alternative to grim and deadly job 5.12.2018 Reuters: World News
When the roof of a coal mine collapsed in the Georgian town of Tkibuli in July, killing four miners and injuring six, the small town was plunged into grief. Not for the first time.
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Miners bear brunt of risk aversion as investors take fright 5.12.2018 Reuters: Money News
A two-year recovery in the mining industry has faltered, as trade tensions between China and the United States and concerns about economic growth weaken commodity prices and deter investment.
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Understanding Coal Scam And Ex-Bureaucrat HC Gupta's Role In It 5.12.2018 NDTV News - India-news
As the head of the screening committee that allocated at least 40 coal mining rights, HC was accused of playing a leading role in a massive swindle which was dubbed as coal scam.
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Zimbabwe to allow two new companies to mine diamonds 5.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Zimbabwe will now allow two more private companies to explore and mine diamonds in the country, bringing to four the number of firms that will operate in the sector, mines minister Winston Chitando has said.
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