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The existing provision is to sell the seized sand to the Kalavara store run by the Kerala State Nirmithi Kendra, as per the rate fixed by the Public Works Department.

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Kerala Vigilance To Probe Into Sand Mining On Ramesh

Kerala Vigilance To Probe Into Sand Mining On Ramesh

Aug 06, 2020nbsp018332THIRUVANANTHAPURAM The vigilance special court here accepted a petition by opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala seeking a probe by vigilance and anti-corruption bureau against sand-mining in Pamba-Thriveni. The court has decided to hear the case on August 10.

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Kerala 2020 Sand Mining Dont Forget Floods Fisherfolks

Kerala 2020 Sand Mining Dont Forget Floods Fisherfolks

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM The Cabinet meeting on Wednesday decided to amend the Kerala Protection of River Banks and Regulation of Removal of Sand Act, such that the penalty for violators will be raised from Rs 25,000 to Rs 5 lakh.

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Sand Mining In Coastal Kerala Is Swallowing Villages

Sand Mining In Coastal Kerala Is Swallowing Villages

The additional fine for subsequent violations will be upped to Rs 50,000 from Rs 1,000 per day. The existing provision is to sell the seized sand to the Kalavara store run by the Kerala State Nirmithi Kendra, as per the rate fixed by the Public Works Department. This will be amended so that the district collector can auction off the sand to individuals or institutions.

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Private Company To Be Allowed To Carry Out Beach Sand

Private Company To Be Allowed To Carry Out Beach Sand

Sep 16, 2019nbsp018332The Kerala coastline, including Kollam-Alappuzha shores, has 150 crore tonnes of rare mineral deposits. The largest ilmenite deposit in the world is in Kollam. The beach sand of Kerala shores is rich in monazite, rutile, leucoxene, garnet, and zircon.

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Kerala Sand Mining 2018 How A 17 Year Allapad Girl Became

Kerala Sand Mining 2018 How A 17 Year Allapad Girl Became

A project management unit, which will be established at the Kerala Institute of Local Administration, has been appointed as the special purpose vehicle for KIIFB-assisted infrastructure development works in schools. Seven posts will be sanctioned at the KILA on deputation basis. More staff can be appointed on contract basis.

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Villages Vanish In This Coastal District Of Kerala As They

Villages Vanish In This Coastal District Of Kerala As They

Oct 22, 2018nbsp018332Villages along coastal Kerala are disappearing as land is devoured by mining activities. Activists call for a study of the area and the impact of mining on the people and environment, before giving clearances to mining companies. The coastal sand dunes in Kollam district are rich in minerals ilmenite, rutile, zircon, monazite, leucoxene brown ilmenite, sillimanite and garnet.

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Uncontrolled Sand Mining Led To Kerala Floods This Is

Uncontrolled Sand Mining Led To Kerala Floods This Is

Aug 27, 2018nbsp018332In 2015, the Kerala government banned sand mining on six rivers Neyyar, Vamanapuram, Kallada, Kuttiyadi, Kabani and Chandragiri, but that did not quite stop illegal mining. In March 2017, the...

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Green Tribunal Bans Sand Mining In Kerala Tamil Nadu Sea

Green Tribunal Bans Sand Mining In Kerala Tamil Nadu Sea

Aug 20, 2013nbsp018332Green tribunal bans sand mining in Kerala, Tamil Nadu sea coast. Anupam Chakravartty. Issue Date 2013-8-16. Order given on petition cites environmental threats and radiation risk from naturally occurring radioactive minerals in beach sand. After banning mining of river sand and other minor minerals without the mandatory environment clearance 2, the National Green Tribunal NGT has now banned beach sand mining

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Kerala 2020 Sand Mining Dont Forget Floods Fisherfolks

Kerala 2020 Sand Mining Dont Forget Floods Fisherfolks

Jun 03, 2020nbsp018332The 2019 overview of sand mining in the Kerala showed how illegal mining of rivers had played its part in aggravating 2018 flood situation. Reports revealed that several rivers in the state turned dry and water level adjoining them dropped significantly soon after floods, despite excess rainfall, which was partly because of excessive mining and ...

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Court Orders For Vigilance Probe Into Sand Mining In Pamba

Court Orders For Vigilance Probe Into Sand Mining In Pamba

Thiruvananthapuram Thiruvananthapuram vigilance court has ordered for a vigilance probe into the mining of sand in Pamba river. The order was pronounced based on the petition filed by Opposition Leader Ramesh Chennithala.

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Villages Vanish In This Coastal District Of Kerala As They

Villages Vanish In This Coastal District Of Kerala As They

Ramesh Chennithala had sent a letter to the vigilance department alleging conspiracy behind the removal of sand and had demanded an investigation on this. However, the government rejected the demand for the investigation. Following this, the Chennithala approached the vigilance court. The verdict was pronounced on Wednesday after hearing the casenbspfor 2 days.

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Green Tribunal Bans Sand Mining In Kerala Tamil Nadu Sea

Green Tribunal Bans Sand Mining In Kerala Tamil Nadu Sea

The oppositionrsquos main allegation was that the sand accumulated in Pamba river, after the floods, was being sold to major companies for a huge profit. The opposition had earlier criticized the former Chief Secretary and DGP for travelling to Pamba on a helicopter and the controversial order by Pathanamthitta collector to remove sand from Pamba, without considering the opposition raised by the forest department.

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Congress Demands Probe Into Kerala Sand Mining Order

Congress Demands Probe Into Kerala Sand Mining Order

The coastline between Chavara and Alappad in Kollam district of Kerala, has a decades-long story of peoples battle for survival against mining companies. On a journey through this coastal belt, one can spot abandoned houses, temples, schools and many more buildings where people once lived. Red coloured ponds and dried up mangrove forests are another painful sight on this coastline.

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Kerala Congress Alleges Sand Mining In The Name Of River

Kerala Congress Alleges Sand Mining In The Name Of River

Kerala Congress alleges sand mining in the name of river cleaning. TNN May 15, 2020, 1244 IST. Cleaning work began at Sreekandapuram in Kannur last week.

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Villages Vanish In Keralas Kollam Coast As They Succumb

Villages Vanish In Keralas Kollam Coast As They Succumb

In 2010 almost all indigenous communities were evicted from Kovilthottam region in Chavara, promising that they will be allowed to rehabilitate back in their own land after completing the mining within three years. Even eight years after those evictions, no rehabilitation has occurred, more than 500 families are homeless, said Robin an activist in the locality.

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Hartal Against Sandmining At Thottapally The Hindu

Hartal Against Sandmining At Thottapally The Hindu

May 23, 2020nbsp018332Prior to the felling of trees, the Kerala Minerals and Metals Ltd KMML had started removing sand deposit from the estuary. The removed sand is being transported to its unit at Chavara.

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See How Sand Mining Threatens A Way Of Life In Southeast

See How Sand Mining Threatens A Way Of Life In Southeast

Mar 15, 2018nbsp018332River sand mining isnt only a problem for people It also muddies waters and scours riverbeds, killing the fish, plants, and other organisms that live there. When I was a child, wed catch ...

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Peoples Barricade Against Mineral Sandmining The Hindu

Peoples Barricade Against Mineral Sandmining The Hindu

Jul 03, 2020nbsp018332Local residents under the aegis of Janakeeya Samara Samithi organised a peoples barricade against mineral sand-mining at Thottapally on

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Sand Mining The World Is Extracting Sand Faster Than It

Sand Mining The World Is Extracting Sand Faster Than It

Jun 14, 2019nbsp018332Read our on-ground report on sand mining in south Kerala beaches Villages vanish in this coastal district of Kerala as they succumb to sand mining. Even though these materials are the second largest resources extracted and traded by volume after water, they are one of

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Sand Mining Garbage Dumping Sound Death Knell For Irikkur

Sand Mining Garbage Dumping Sound Death Knell For Irikkur

Mar 09, 2020nbsp018332Apart from the damage caused by the two floods of 2018 and 2019, unscientific sand mining and dumping of waste are literally choking the river..Sand mining kerala. Irikkur river. garbage dumping.Kannur News. Kerala News

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Kerala Congress Alleges Sand Mining In The Name Of River

Kerala Congress Alleges Sand Mining In The Name Of River

Who took the decision to give the order to this PSU, as neither the cabinet nor the Forest Department was aware of it. When they came to know of it, they blocked it, Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala said.

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Congress Demands Probe Into Kerala Sand Mining Order

Congress Demands Probe Into Kerala Sand Mining Order

Thiruvananthapuram Demanding a probe into sand mining order, the Congress has alleged that a state public sector unit with no expertise has been given permission to lift sand from Pamba river banks, at the foothills of the Sabarimala temple, for free.

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Villages Vanish In Keralas Kollam Coast As They Succumb

Villages Vanish In Keralas Kollam Coast As They Succumb

Leader of Opposition in the Assembly Ramesh Chennithala, here on Tuesday, also questioned a 39secret39 helicopter trip by Chief Secretary Tom Jose and Kerala Police chief Loknath Behera, hours before the former retired.

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Asianetbreaking News Kerala Local News Kerala Latest

Asianetbreaking News Kerala Local News Kerala Latest

Chennithala said soon after his raising of the issue, the Forest Special Secretary ordered ban on sale of sand. quotWho took the decision to give the order to this PSU, as neither the cabinet nor the Forest Department was aware of it. When they came to know of it, they blocked it,quot the Congress leader said.

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