Times of India

Illegal coal seized in Hazaribag

Police on Saturday seized nine truckloads of steam coal, in one of the biggest raids on illegal miners, near the Tati Jharia police station on NH-100, about 30 km from here, said SP Manoj Kaushik.

Diamond dealer defaults on payments worth Rs 2 crore

Dealer from Mahidharpura diamond market vanishes

Fate of 6 coal blocks likely to be decided on Monday

The inter-ministerial group (IMG) on coal blocks will meet on Monday to decide the fate of six more mines allocated to private firms that were issued notices for delaying production.

Meghalaya coal mine collapse: NDRF team returns, no bodies found

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team returned to the city on Friday after no body was found in the three-day rescue operation at the mine collapse site at Nagelbibra of South Garo Hills district in Meghalaya.

India diamond industry under threat from Chinese dragon

Is the Rs 80,000 crore worth of diamond manufacturing industry in the world's biggest diamond cutting and polishing centre in Surat under threat from the Chinese dragon? With a huge flow of capital investment from the diamond companies in Israel and Belgium in and around Shanghai and the provinces of Guangdong and Shandong, Chinese threat is more eminent than ever before.

Rosy Blue may turn to Rio Tinto for raw diamonds

n what can be termed as a major fallout of the indication given by the world's largest raw diamond producer De Beers that it may not increase production this year, the sole diamond processing unit in Madhya Pradesh, Rosy Blue, has hinted at shifting its orders for raw diamonds to Rio Tinto.

India gold jewellery demand could rise 10-15% in 2012 says top retailer

Gold jewellery demand in India, a major global market, is estimated to have risen 5 to 7 per cent in 2011 and is set to grow a further 10 to 15 per cent this year with bullion prices falling back after recent gains, the head of Gitanjali Gems, India's biggest jewellery retailer said on Sunday.

GEC set to start mining engineering course from July 2011

PANAJI: The state's lone government-run engineering institute, Goa College of Engineering (GEC) at Farmagudi, is planning to set up a new department of mining from the academic year 2011-12.

Sources said that the GEC has forwarded a proposal to begin a graduate course in mining engineering from the new academic year to the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) through the state directorate of technical education. The institute plans to set up an independent department to run the course.