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Aral World fourth largest sea is dry NASA

aral-sea_650_100114123048The ocean between kajakistan and ujbekistan , Aral the world fourth largest sea have been dried now completely.

Americal agency NASA’s Satellite sent  a photo says that the sea which was built before 55 lack years before in the kijikulam desert have been dry now. It was the fourth biggest sea in the starting of the decade of 1900.

It is known that the ocean have been died due to Water diversion project of Soviet Union in the 1960 Decade.

According to media reports, Western Michigan University’s Philip Miclin “The region’s major river Amu Darya project curling of the Caspian Sea for the first time in 600 years the Aral Sea has dried completely.”

According to NASA, the loss of ice due to freezing conditions on the mountains, the melting water in the Aral Sea fills.

Experts feared that by 2020 the Aral Sea will be completely extinct.

MoC considering three models of allocation

Subsequent to the enactment of the mines and minerals(Development and Regulation) Amendment Act,2010 and notification of the auction by competitive bidding of Coal Mines rules,2012,there will be three models for allocation of coal blocks,according to information made available by a coal ministry (MoC) source.

At a meeting held recently and attended by the representatives of MoC,Coal India Limited (CIL),and state governments and Union Territories,it was decided that allocation of blocks for specified end uses other than power shall be done through competitive bidding.Government companies can participate in bidding,though allotment to those can also be made under government dispensation route.

The second model will be allocation of coal/lignite blocks for generation of power based on tariff based competitive bidding.There will be no bidding for coal blocks meant for power separately.The identified blocks earmarked for allocation to power sector will be further earmarked to the ministry of power (MoP)/state governments for carrying out the tariff based bidding.

Thirdly,allotment of coal blocks will be made to state mining/mineral development corporations for commercial mining for supplying to consumers in the state on FSA/coal linkage basis.