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    Open-pit mining at Barapukuria likely

    Manjurul Ahsan | Updated at 12:11am on April 20, 2018

    The government, after a four-year moratorium, has again initiated a move for open-pit mining at Barapukuria coal deposit’s far northern zone to begin extraction of...

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    Govt takes 27 years to make progress

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on May 31, 2017

    The government on Tuesday engaged a consultant to assess the feasibility of coal extraction 27 years after the discovery of Dighipara coal deposit....

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    At least 21 killed in Iranian coal mine explosion

    Reuters . Ankara | Updated at 01:04am on May 04, 2017

    An explosion in a coal mine in northern Iran on Wednesday killed at least 21 workers and injured 69 others, state media reported. ‘Twenty-one bodies...

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    Jharkhand villagers rally after four coalmine protesters killed

    Reuters | Updated at 05:35pm on October 03, 2016

    Villagers in the eastern Indian state of Jharkhand vowed to continue their protest against a coal mine after four people were killed when police opened...