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Bhubaneswar: In a bid to bring transparency in mining, Odisha government has made installation of Global Positioning System (GPS) mandatory for all trucks involved in transporting of minerals from today onwards. Steel & Mines Minister Prafulla Mallick informed that no vehicles in Odisha can transport minerals without GPS from today. At present, 32,000 trucks are […]
Bhubaneswar: Mining theft still continues even after e-auction of the mining blocks, informed Steel and Mines Minister Prafulla Kumar Mallik in the Odisha Assembly, recently. He presented the facts that 89 illegal mining activities have been caught by the Directorate of Mines this year. The Directorate of Mines has seized 30,537.715 metric tonnes mineral resources […]
New Delhi: Researchers have found that intake of some vitamins, minerals and other dietary supplements may not benefit the heart and, in some cases, may even prove to be injurious. According to the study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, supplements combining calcium and vitamin D may be linked to a slightly increased […]
Bhubaneswar: Odisha government has set up a Directorate of Minor Minerals to prevent their illegal lifting, according to its notification released on Tuesday. The gazette notification bearing the date of August 13, 2019 said that the new directorate with all necessary technical capacity will look after the scientific and sustainable management of the resources. Among […]
Paris: Eating nuts at least twice a week can slash the risk of death from cardiovascular disease by almost 17 per cent, a new study suggests. “Nuts are a good source of unsaturated fat and contain little saturated fat,” said study author Noushin Mohammadifard from Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Institute, Iran. “They also have protein, minerals, […]
New Delhi: Speaking to the media here on Saturday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced major reforms in the mining of minerals through a seamless composite exploration-cum-production regime. FM Nirmala Sitharaman said to introduce competition, transparency and the private sector participation in the coal sector, the government would go for the revenue sharing mechanism instead of […]