“The experience of extensive mining in this region over the past few decades has shown everything that is bad with the mining industry. Ideally, the communities should have full right over the water, forests and land as they nurture it over the years. But governments fail to do so. For example, in Singrauli, the government failed to ensure that people get the benefit. Instead, it is the industrialists who get all the benefits. Secondly, mining should have improved the lives of people involved or impacted by the mining sector including those whose livelihoods were based on the land where mining is taking place. But this never happened and instead, their lives have been completely destroyed. The mining profits should have been shared with the communities but that never happens,” Namdeo told Mongabay-India. … [Read more...] about Whose minerals are they anyway?
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"Sticky CPI inflation at nearly 6.5 percent and a sharp increase in fiscal deficit outlook have resulted in the 10-year bond yield remaining relatively high despite the rate cuts and liquidity measures by RBI. Inflation, as measured by WPI, is currently is sharply lower as it was post-GFC when it represented the headline inflation number instead of the CPI post-2012," ICICI Securities said. … [Read more...] about COVID-19, marginal dip in discount rate may deflate the current bull market: ICICI Securities
The controllers of both consoles tell two very different tales. Microsoft does not deviate from its tried-and-tested design, while Sony has opted for a complete overhaul. First, let's talk about the Xbox controller, which features minor changes in ergonomics, a new share button, a USB-C connection and a disc-like hybrid D-pad. At first glimpse, you won't be able to notice any difference from a regular Xbox One controller. … [Read more...] about Sony PlayStation 5 vs Microsoft Xbox Series X: Here’s how the Sultans of console gaming compare