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Manual Sand Miners Offered Jobs In Maharashtra After Unreported Deaths Expose

Manual Sand Miners Offered Jobs In Maharashtra After Unreported Deaths Expose

Mumbai:  Authorities have begun the process of offering alternative work to men risking their lives illegally mining sand, after a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation in July uncovered...
Amid Floating Corpses, Untreated Waste, India’s Sand Miners Risk It All

Amid Floating Corpses, Untreated Waste, India’s Sand Miners Risk It All

Mumbai:  At dawn on a sultry summer morning, Balaram Raute stood on a boat bobbing in a murky creek outside Mumbai, waiting for the...