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  • MoEF team inspects sand mining sites on Yamuna banks in Noida August 7, 2013

    Under pressure from various quarters over the unabated illegal sand mining along the Yamuna, Hindon, Ganga and other rivers, the ministry of environment amp; forests (MoEF) inspected the banks of the Yamuna in Noida Wednesday. A tenmember team visited some of the most miningprone sites in villages like Kondli, Gulabli, Jatta,...
  • Tibet: No survivor yet found after landslide March 30, 2013

    Beijing: Chinese authorities on Saturday said no signs of life have been detected nearly 30 hours after a massive landslide buried 83 mine workers in Tibet despite a major search and rescue operation. "Rescuers have not yet found survivors or bodies... The miners' survival chances were slim due to the...
  • Tibet: 83 mining workers buried in landslide March 30, 2013

    Lhasa: As many as 83 workers were buried alive Friday when a major landslide hit a mining area in China's Tibet region, authorities said. The accident occurred at about 6 am in the capital Lhasa's Maizhokunggar county, Xinhua reported. The affected area of the landslide, caused by natural disasters, is spread...