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GSI says estimated gold reserve at Sonbhadra is 160 kg
The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has rejected claims of around 3000 tonnes of gold deposits in Uttar Pradesh's Sonbhadra district, saying the estimated reserve is 160 kg. Sonbhadra district......
What fell from the sky in Tamil Nadu?
IMAGE; The crater in the paddy field in Bethaveppampattu village. All Photographs: Sreeram Selvaraj Two mysterious objects seem to have fallen from the sky -- one in a paddy field and one in an......
Landslide disaster toll climbs to 109, 50 more feared trapped
With the recovery of 3 more bodies from under the massive landslide debris at Malin village near Pune, the death toll in the calamity has climbed to 109, even as the NDRF operation to locate......
Is India really a forward-thinking, rational nation?
A sadhu's dream, and India's bizarre response reveals the country's true nature, says Amberish K Diwanji. There is bizarre and there is bizarre! The way government officials and ordinary people are......
ASI chases sadhu's dream, digs for 1000 tonnes of gold
A team from Archaeological Survey of India on Friday began excavation work at the fort of Raja Rao Ram Bux Singh in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh to dig out a hidden gold treasure......
UP sitting on 2900-tonne goldmine at Sonbhadra
According to the Geological Survey of India (GSI) and UP geology and mining directorate reports, gold reserves totalling 2,944 tonnes have been found in the Sona Pahadi and Hardi blocks of the......
222 mineral blocks to be auctioned off
Nine mineral-rich states -- Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Telangana -- are readying 75 blocks for auction. As many as 222......
Cabinet clears mineral exploration policy
The government can auction 100 blocks that have been identified by the Geological Survey of India or exploration. The National Mineral Exploration Policy (NMEP) on Wednesday got the Cabinet......
Inflation to rise 1.2% if diesel subsidy is nixed
The political class may be dithering over increasing fuel prices, especially diesel, fearing it might have a cascading effect on the already high inflation rate. But if diesel prices are matched......
'UP suffering from policy inertia, needs radical reforms'
Former Uttar Pradesh chief secretary Atul Gupta on Saturday said that the state's immune system has weakened affecting the self-correction processes in the government.Launching a book titled......
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