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SC bans coal transportation in Meghalaya 16.1.2019 Sify Finance
/Shillong, Jan 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday banned transportation of coal in Meghalaya and pulled up the state government for failing to curb its illegal mining.
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SC bans coal transportation in Meghalaya 16.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
SC bans coal transportation in Meghalaya
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The big news: Centre says quota in private educational institutes from 2019, and 9 other top stories 16.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: UK MPs voted against Theresa May’s Brexit deal, and the SC refused to give more time to transport coal in Meghalaya due to illegal mining.
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On path to Senate confirmation, Trump's EPA pick has tried to avoid Scott Pruitt's missteps 16.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Andrew Wheeler, President Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency, has two things going for him when he appears before senators Wednesday at his confirmation hearing.

First, he’s not Scott Pruitt, who was forced to resign last year under a cloud of ethics investigations.

Second,...

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PG&E’s bankruptcy could slow California’s fight against climate change 16.1.2019 LA Times: Business

Climate change helped fuel the deadly fires that prompted California’s largest power company to announce Monday that it would file for bankruptcy in the face of $30 billion in potential liabilities.

In a grim twist, the bankruptcy of PG&E Corp. could now slow California’s efforts to fight climate...

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Toto's song 'Africa' takes new form ... in an undisclosed desert location 15.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Artist Max Siedentopf has incorporated the song into a new installation in the Namib desert, using an MP3 player connected to six speakers. He told the BBC that he "wanted to pay the song the ultimate homage and physically exhibit 'Africa' in Africa."
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All time high Rs. 61,084 Crores for MGNREGA 15.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
          The Government of India has allocated an additional Rs. 6,084 crore at RE stage to MGNREGA.  This brings the total allocation to the scheme to Rs. 61,084 crore in 2018-19, making it the highest ever allocation.
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Meghalaya: Supreme Court rebukes state government for not curbing illegal coal mining 15.1.2019 Scroll.in
The court said 15 miners, who have been trapped in an illegal rat hole mine for over a month and are now feared dead, are proof that mining is on despite a ban.
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No Extension, Top Court Hauls Up Meghalaya Government For Illegal Mining 15.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
In a big blow to the mining lobby in Meghalaya, the Supreme Court today refused to give more time to mine owners to transport the coal already extracted. The top court hauled up the Meghalaya...
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China starts new recycling drive as foreign trash ban widens 15.1.2019 Reuters: Top News
China plans to launch 100 new large-scale recycling "bases" by the end of next year, part of a campaign to make better use of its resources after extending a ban on foreign trash imports.
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Officer Probing ''Role'' Of Akhilesh Yadav In Illegal Mining Case Shifted 15.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
In a fresh set of reshuffle, CBI DIG Gagandeep Gambhir, who was supervising the investigation into the alleged role of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav in the illegal mining case,...
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Geo-physicists conduct survey at coal mine accident site in Meghalaya 15.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Geo-physicists conduct survey at coal mine accident site in Meghalaya
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Worker Dies In Jharkhand Coal Mine, Company Suspects Suicide 15.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A 58-year-old coal miner was killed Monday allegedly after being trapped in an underground mine at the Barka-Sayal area of Central Coalfields Ltd (CCL) in Ramgarh, police said.
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Alaska officials probing BP oil, gas wells at Prudhoe Bay after spill 15.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
Regulators in the U.S. state of Alaska will investigate all of the oil and natural gas wells operated by BP Plc at its Prudhoe Bay oil field after the release of a small amount of crude oil and gas from a well that had earlier been ...
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To meet climate change targets, India must enable Adivasis to conserve its natural forests 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Preserving natural forests is a far more effective method of reducing carbon dioxide emissions than growing plantations.
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PG&E prepares bankruptcy filing after California wildfires 15.1.2019 Reuters: World News
PG&E Corp, owner of the biggest U.S. power utility by customers, said on Monday it is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as soon as this month amid pressure from potentially crushing liabilities linked to California's catastrophic wildfires in 2017 and ...
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Hind Copper sees COT plant raising annual revenue by Rs 219 crore 15.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Madhya Pradesh The state-run copper behemoth Hindustan Copper is betting big on its COT (copper ore trail) recovery plant. HCL expects that COT beneficiation plant produces would add nearly Rs 219 crore annually to the revenue of the company. The designed annual capacity of the plant—the first of its kind COT plant in Asia—will be 3.29 million tonne of COT which includes 544.8 tonne of copper, 313 kg of gold, 3130 kg of silver, 17,6         0,000 tonne of silica sand and 19,800 tonne of magnetite concentrate, said Santosh Sharma, chairman and managing director, Hindustan Copper (HCL). “Silica sand recovered at Malanjkhand Copper Project (MCP) is upgradable to glass grade and also suitable for construction purposes. Keeping in mind the restriction on river sand querying due to environment consideration, this will be in a continuous demand. The magnetite recovered from the process is upgradable to the heavy media grade used in coal washeries and will also have continuous demand. Precious metals- gold and ...
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No. 1 US utility PG&E prepares bankruptcy filing after California wildfires 14.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
PG&E Corp, owner of the biggest U.S. power utility by customers, said on Monday it is preparing to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as soon as this month amid pressure from potentially crushing liabilities linked to California's catastrophic wildfires in 2017 and ...
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Pakistan decides to shelve major CPEC power project 14.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Pakistan decides to shelve major CPEC power project
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Citizens' report urges halt on coal mining in Meghalaya 14.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Citizens' report urges halt on coal mining in Meghalaya
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