Goa Government

Type: Organization
Name: Goa Government
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Sesa Sterlite seeks Goa government's approval for commencement of mining operations

Sesa Sterlite is seeking necessary approval from Goa government for commencement of mining operations in the state.On April 21, the Supreme Court lifted the ban on mining in the State of Goa, subject to certain conditions. The apex court imposed an interim ... [Published Indian-Commodity - 6 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Getting India’s Steel Industry Back on Track

explained how the ban on iron ore mining in India’s Goa state came about and was, eventually, lifted. Ban Lifted Part 2 goes into more detail of how quickly India’s steel industry can see a rebound under the new terms of production in Goa.MetalMiner has ... [Published MetalMiner - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Mining, India, Iron Ore, Steel
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

PTI - MINING-PARRIKAR 2 LT (BES8)

MINING-PARRIKAR 2 LT (BES8)Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.Goa government had taken a stand before the court that "no action will be taken against the mining lessees only on the basis of the findings in the report of the Justice Shah Commission without making ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 5 reports

Court lifts ban on iron ore mining in Goa

[MUMBAI] India's top court has allowed iron ore miners to resume operations in Goa state after imposing a ban 18 months ago for environmental violations. Goa accounted for about half of the country's exports before the halt.The western state can produce ... [Published Business Times Singapore - 18 hours ago]
Entities: Iron Ore, Mining, Mineral
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

302 deaths due to alcohol abuse last year

MARGAO: As many as 302 deaths due to alcohol consumption – one death in every 29 hours ­– were registered at Goa Medical College and Hospital, Bambolim, last year.As per statistics available from the hospital, which sees admission of maximum number of ... [Published Navhind Times - 16 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Goa government should focus on starting mining soon: Mining People's Front

PANAJI: Goa Mining People's Front (GMPF), a forum constituting people who lost their jobs after mining was banned in September 2012, wants the state government to form a mining corporation as suggested by the expert committee.GMPF thinks constituting ... [Published Times of India - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 3 reports

Supreme Court lifts mining ban in Goa, conditionally!

Lifting of ban by the Supreme Court has brought Goa back to life and it may take a few more months for normalcy to return. In the near term, one hopes the rains are not going to spoil the relief that Goan workers have got after eighteen months of wait ... [Published Money Life - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 13 reports

TEJPAL REFUSED INTERIM BAIL

12:16 am NEW DELHI : The Supreme Court on Monday refused an interim bail to Tehelka founder Tarun Tejpal without hearing the prosecution and issued a notice to the Goa Government returnable in four weeks.He is lying in judicial custody at Sada sub-jail ... [Published The Freepress Journal - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 24 reports

Boost to Sesa as Supreme Court lifts Goa mining ban

Giving relief to iron ore miners, the Supreme Court on Monday lifted 18-month-long ban on mining the resource in Goa.However, it capped the annual output at 20 million tonne (mt), which is almost 45% of Goa's peak ore production.The court also said there ... [Published DNA India - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sanvordem truck owners rejoice over SC judgment

CURCHOREM: The truck owners from Sanvordem on Monday welcomed the lifting of ban on mining in the state by the Supreme Court and celebrated the occasion by lighting firecrackers and distributing sweets.A garage owner from Sanvordem John D’costa  said ... [Published Navhind Times - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Don't divert water, tribunal orders Karnataka

PANAJI: In a big blow to Karnataka's effort to divert a huge quantum of water from the tributaries of Mhadei river and depriving Goa its water share, the Mhadei Water Dispute Tribunal on Thursday in an interim order directed Karnataka to ensure that water ... [Published Times of India - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 3 reports

Shantaram wants probe into marriage notification

TEAM HERALDteamherald@herald-goa.comMARGAO: Terming the Goa Special Marriage notification a “fraud”, Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice which deals with Special Marriage Act, Shantaram Naik, has ... [Published Goa Herald - Apr 17 2014]

Quotes

"The court has said that unless the parties are heard, it cannot proceed against them and therefore cannot direct the government to prosecute anyone" Parrikar told PTI reacting to the judgement which has allowed mining in the state, though with several restrictions
"China's new environmental regulations would limit steel production capacities, as steel plants are being held responsible high pollution in the country. This will lead to slowdown in demand for ore" Giriraj Daga, senior analyst with Mumbai-based brokerage Nirmal Bang Securities, said
Naik stressed that the government's focus should be on starting mining immediately. "But, mining resources have to be utilized in a scientific manner so that activity becomes sustainable. There have to be clear guidelines in place" he added
"There are a lot of issues that needs to be resolved before the actual mining starts. First of all, the capacity for each mine has to be fixed and also mining leases will have to secure various approvals. It requires a lot of compliance on the part of mines and the state government" a miner said

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Sesa Sterlite seeks Goa government's approval f... [Published Indian-Commodity - 6 hours ago]
SC order on mining has vindicated my stand, say... [Published zeenews.com - 7 hours ago]
PTI - MINING-PARRIKAR 2 LT (BES8) [Published Namibia Press Agency - 7 hours ago]
Getting India’s Steel Industry Back on Track [Published MetalMiner - 8 hours ago]
Goa to frame new mining policy after mining ban... [Published Mining Weekly - 8 hours ago]
Low-grade Goa iron ore may find less takers [Published DNA India - 11 hours ago]
Lifting of Goa mining ban may help bridge India... [Published Financial Express - 11 hours ago]
302 deaths due to alcohol abuse last year [Published Navhind Times - 16 hours ago]
Court lifts ban on iron ore mining in Goa [Published Business Times Singapore - 18 hours ago]
'The period of giving leases for free is over' [Published Times of India - 18 hours ago]
Goa government should focus on starting mining ... [Published Times of India - 18 hours ago]
Goa mines return to new ground realit [Published Hindustan Times - 19 hours ago]
Goa miners may take months to start operations [Published Financial Chronicle - 20 hours ago]
Mining will not resume anytime soon in Goa [Published Hindu Business Line - 21 hours ago]
Goa likely to extract about 6-mt iron ore in FY15 [Published Business Standard India - 22 hours ago]
End of the Goa mining ban: For miners, a long r... [Published Business Standard India - 23 hours ago]
Lift on mining ban in Goa brings little cheer f... [Published Business Standard India - Apr 22 2014]
Sesa Sterlite seeks Goa govt permissions to com... [Published MyIris - Apr 22 2014]
Supreme Court lifts mining ban in Goa, conditio... [Published Money Life - Apr 22 2014]
Miners don't see Goa mining restart before 1-2 ... [Published Moneycontrol.com - Apr 22 2014]
Sesa Sterlite, Kalyani Steel fall after share p... [Published MyIris - Apr 22 2014]
TEJPAL REFUSED INTERIM BAIL [Published The Freepress Journal - Apr 22 2014]
SC lifts mining ban in goa, but with riders [Published The Freepress Journal - Apr 22 2014]
Boost to Sesa as Supreme Court lifts Goa mining... [Published DNA India - Apr 22 2014]
Stocks in news: HDFC Bank, Tata Metaliks, HEG, ... [Published Moneycontrol.com - Apr 22 2014]
Court drills life into Goa mines [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 22 2014]
MY BIZ: Boost for Goa's mining industry as Supr... [Published Mail Online UK - Apr 22 2014]
India lifts Goa iron ore mining ban [Published BBC - Apr 22 2014]
SC Revokes Mining Ban in Goa with a Cap [Published New Indian Express - Apr 22 2014]
Supreme Court refuses interim bail to Tarun Tej... [Published Times of India - Apr 22 2014]
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