Kolar Gold Fields


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Kolar Gold Fields

a city in S India, in SE Karnataka: a major gold-mining centre since 1881. Pop.: 72 481 (1991)
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Kolar Gold Fields

 

a city in southern India, in the state of Mysore. Kolar Gold Fields is the center of the Kolar gold-mining region, in which almost all of India’s gold extraction is concentrated.

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"They have been conducting laboratory test in KGF and we all know that there has been almost closure of (Kolar Gold Fields) and there is every possibility that the Kolar gold field may be used as a dumping yard," Kumar said.
The court, which hears complaints under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, also imposed a ` 40,000 fine on the MLA, who represents the Kolar Gold Fields in the assembly.
Robertsonpet (Karnataka), Nov.23 ( ANI ): Residents of towns and villages in Karnataka's Robertsonpet region where the now defunct Kolar Gold Fields (KGF) staged a protest on Friday against the reported proposal of turning the abandoned pits into a site to dump nuclear waste.