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Niyamgiri's 'saviour' Rahul holds first road show in Odisha

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday hit back at Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik for calling the national party "corrupt", saying the ruling Biju Janata Dal is responsible for a......

How the government steals tribal land

'Which one of us would give up our flats for development?''We insist that others, who are unwilling but weak, make all the sacrifices on our behalf and then we are puzzled when there is violence......

'You can't bribe nature'

'You have to respect nature. You won't respect nature unless you see nature's fury.' IMAGE: National Disaster Relief Force personnel rescue marooned Chennai residents. Environmentalist Nityanand......

Where are the jobs Modi promised; he's busy doing yoga: Rahul

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday directed his fire on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of hopping from scheme to scheme and the focus on the yoga event later this month and......

Rahul@'kisan rally': PM paying back industrialists who helped him

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi addresses the large gathering during the farmers rally at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi. Photograph: PTI Congress top brass on Sunday launched an all-out attack......

Mining at Niyamgiri hills: Battle takes new turn

'As of now there are no mining activities,' but 'who knows the future?' IMAGE: Demonstrators, dressed as characters from the film Avatar, protest against British mining company Vedanta Resources.......

Vedanta awaits nod to resume bauxite mining in Odisha

Billionaire NRI Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Resources has made it clear that it will not look at mining bauxite from the Niyamgiri hills to feed its Rs 5,000 crore (Rs 50 billion) Lanjigarh alumina......

Why cancellation of Vedanta's Niyamgiri project is worrying

The precedent set by the Niyamgiri cancellation is problematic. Several principles of justice have been violated.  The government of Odisha is likely to appeal to the Supreme Court against the......

Niyamraja's subjects won't bow to Vedanta

The battle is won but celebrations are awaited -- that sums up the mood of tribals who unanimously rejected the plan to mine bauxite on Odisha’s Niyamgiri hills during the course of 12 gram......

Jolt for Vedanta as mining in Niyamgiri Hills voted out

In what could be a jolt for Vedanta Aluminium Ltd, the fate of the beleaguered proposal to mine bauxite in Odisha’s Niyamgiri Hills was sealed on Monday, with the seventh of the 12 gram......

Katie Holmes to join Glee cast

Katie Holmes could be next in line to join the cast of television musical Glee. The former Dawson's Creek star is apparently in talks with the Fox network bosses to feature in a five-part guest......

Well done, Boman Irani

Who says middle-aged men can't look forward to a career in Bollywood? Theatre actor Boman Irani was 44-years-old when he took to films and wowed us with his performance in Munnabhai MBBS. His......

The man who cuts Rahman's hair

At 35, he's one of Bollywood's best known hairstylists. Among other things, Ryan D'Rozario was responsible for A R Rahman's straight hair at the Grammy Awards. Which is why it comes as a shock......

First innings deficit was too much to handle: Dhoni

Skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni conceded that the first innings deficit was too much to handle and defeat was inevitable after India conceded a massive 484-run lead to South Africa in the first Test......

Even Tendulkar probably not at his absolute best: Ponting

Australian captain Ricky Ponting says he can no longer be at his "absolute best" with the bat but that should hardly be a surprise or concern as even an icon like Sachin Tendulkar is not at his......

Federer joins an elite club

Roger Federer's come-from-behind win over Colombian Alejandro Falla in the first round at Wimbledon put him in elite company, writes Bikash Mohapatra. Another Grand Slam, another record. Roger......
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India to seek $15b to double mining output

India expects to woo $15 billion of investment over five years to double mining output and cut mineral imports. The government’s goal is to... ...

http://www.mydigitalfc.com/economy/india-seek-15b-double-mining-output-159
Vedanta fears Niyamgiri-like protests over alternate bauxite source

Managing trustee of Wild Society of Odisha said govt should hold gram sabhas and comply with provisions of Forest Rights Act ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/vedanta-fears-niyamgiri-like-protests-over-alternate-bauxite-source-116082700749_1.html
OMC's Kodingamali mine may feed Vedanta's Lanjigarh refinery

Vedanta has been pleading for alternative bauxite mines after environment ministry red flagged Niyamgiri bauxite mining project ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/companies/omc-s-kodingamali-mine-may-feed-vedanta-s-lanjigarh-refinery-116081701294_1.html
High alert in Red zone

Koraput/Berhampur: Suspecting Maoist offensives during the Independence Day celebrations, police have sounded a high alert in the Maoist-hit... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bhubaneswar/I-Day-High-alert-in-Red-zone/articleshow/53707339.cms
Adivasis Called for Establishing "Good Government" in Scheduled Areas

Bhubaneswar: Adivasis Janajati Adhikar Manch (AJAM) in collaboration with Adivasi Adhikar Manch (AAM) and other local sangathans have observed... ...

http://www.orissadiary.com/CurrentNews.asp?id=68853

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