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ZP members seek action over destruction of crops by wild animals 24.6.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Zilla panchayat members, at a general body meeting here on Thursday, sought action on the destruction of crops by wild animals crossing from reserve forests to nearby villages.Raising the issue, Janar...
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More than 1.5 lakh acres of forest land in Western Ghats encroached upon in two decades 22.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
More than 1.5 lakh acres of forest land in Western Ghats encroached upon in two decades
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In 19 years, forest encroachments rose from 42,518 acres to 2.04 lakh acres 22.6.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Under-reporting of the extent of forest fire damage, number of roadkills, extent of encroachment, and decrease in forest cover was highlighted in a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General of Ind...
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Explore the magic of monsoon 19.6.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
Misty mornings, fresh breeze, earth's petrichor fragrance, luscious green landscapes — monsoon brings with it a yearning zeal to celebrate the coolness and mysticism of weather. This time of the year also ushers in a sense of adventure in nature lovers. And with the spirit of a wanderer and the soul of an explorer, many energetic youngsters get out their trekking shoes to embark on a journey and experience nature in all its splendour. To them, Western Ghats — the benevolent mountains with exotic flora and fauna — is a paradise. The hotspot of biodiversity, Western Ghats attracts trekkers all year round. Yet, it is in this moist season that the Ghats is at its alluring best. Trekkers' favourite Prajwal, a final year engineering student, is a fervent trekker and considers ascending Kumara Parvatha near Kukke Subrahmanya to be his best trek till date. However, the end of monsoon would be the best time for this challenging trek and he prefers to hike the not-so-risky terrains of the Ghats ...
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Govt. allots iron ore mines for KIOCL in Ballari 1.6.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd. (KIOCL), under the Ministry of Steel, which was struggling because of the mining ban in the State, has said that it is on the path to revival. The State government has ...
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KIOCL allotted iron ore mine in Bellary 31.5.2017 HBL: Home
Kudremukh Iron Ore Company Ltd (KIOCL) has made a turnaround in the last fiscal despite not having captive mines. The performance is commendable as there were challenges in the absence of captive m...
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KIOCL to revive iron ore mining, to invest Rs 1,500 cr in new plant 31.5.2017 News
The state owned KIOCL will revive mining after a decade in Karnataka after the state granted lease of over 474 hectares at Devadaru hills in Ballari. KIOCL had suspended mining in the eco-sensitive Western Ghats following a Supreme Courrt directive in 2006. "The Company has already prepared an action plan and initiated the process for obtaining the necessary statutory clearances," said Malay Chatterjee, CMD of KIOCL on Wednesday. Once approvals are given, it would invest Rs 1,500 crore in a pellet plant and also a unit to enrich iron ore from the mines.After suspension of mining, KIOCL had shifted to operating 3.5 million tonne per annum pellet plant in Mangaluru. Last year, it produced 1.46 million tonnnes, utilising half its capacity, as against almost nil production in the previous year.Under Make-In-India programme, International agencies have already implemented pilot projects by bringing high grade iron ore from South America, Iran and other parts of the world and utilizing ...
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BusinessLine twenty years ago today: Defer divestment in ONGC, OIL: Panel 30.5.2017 HBL: Columns
WHILE deferring its recommendation on the oil sector companies, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd, the Disinvestment Commission today ruled out the need for any divestment ...
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Sentiments can save our water bodies 22.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
"But it is more a matter of sentiment!" You hear such a statement made in a sheer no-nonsense, practical tone during a conversation and are surprised how it evokes sentiment in you. In fact, when I heard these words, on why the fight is on against the projects with river Nethravathi, it struck me that I had agreed there was fear of playing with nature, but failed to recognise the acts as outcomes of sentiment. Of course, it was selfish to not share the river water. Sentiments, said my father, are like the river herself, developed over generations. They are background players, growing subconsciously but strongly within us - difficult to explain or fight. The river makes me feel nostalgic, as children we played or spent silent evenings with Nethravathi and her tributaries. Kayyara Kinhanna Rai's poem on the journey of Nethravathi from Kudremukh in Chikkamagaluru district till the Arabian Sea, also describes the Western Ghats and the coastal region. I always felt this description dearer than Kuvempu's poem ...
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KIOCL produces 14 lakh tonne pellets 12.4.2017 HBL: Companies
KIOCL Ltd, a public sector undertaking under the Union Ministry of Steel, produced 14.64 lakh tonnes of pellets in 2016-17 as against 1 lakh tonne in 2015-16. The company’s Mangaluru plant manufactu...
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‘Infrastructure key to growth’ 3.4.2017 HBL: Companies
KIOCL celebrated its 42nd company day with third KC Khanna Memorial Lecture at Bengaluru. Dr Raghuram, Director, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, delivered the lecture and spoke on the impo...
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NMPT records 12.25% growth in traffic handling 3.4.2017 HBL: Logistics
New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) registered a growth of 12.25 per cent in traffic handling during 2016-17. The port handled 39.94 mt of cargo during 2016-17 as against 35.58 mt in 2015-16. A press r...
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‘Lay a road or move our village out of district’ 11.3.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
Residents of Elaneer village in Dakshina Kannada, have to travel 112 km to reach Mangaluru, the district headquarters
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Container traffic to get a boost with Concor acquiring railway siding 2.3.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
Mangaluru facility would be its second ICD in the State
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Acid attack accused arrested,remanded in judicial custody 25.12.2016 Hindu: News
The Belthangady police on Friday arrested Shankar Gowda (63) near his house in Kadirudyavara village in Belthangady after more than two decades of him throwing acid on his neighbour.According to the ...
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NMDC invests Rs 1,222 crore to set up Nagarnar steel plant 18.12.2016 ET: Steel
NMDC has carried out pioneering exploration activity for developing iron ore mines in Karnataka in various regions like Kudremukh, Donimalai, Bababudan, Kumaraswamy and Ramandurg.
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NMDC invests Rs 1,222 cr to set up Nagarnar steel plant 18.12.2016 Latest News
The plant is expected to start trial production by mid-2017
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NMDC invests Rs 1,222 cr to set up Nagarnar steel plant 18.12.2016 HBL: Companies
State-run iron ore miner NMDC has invested Rs 1,222.65 crore till September 2016 to set up a 3 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) integrated steel plant at Nagarnar in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh.Th...
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New currency notes worth Rs 71 lakh seized in Karnataka 4.12.2016 All Economy & Policy Stories
I-T officials have seized new currency notes worth Rs 5 cr so far from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
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KIOCL gets listed on NSE 2.12.2016 HBL: Stock Markets
The opening bell ceremony for the listing of KIOCL share on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was held in Mumbai on Friday to commemorate the commencement of trading on the NSE platform. The progr...
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