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FIR against Kamat, Rane within 15 days: Parrikar


September 8th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) Former Goa chief ministers Digambar Kamat and Pratapsing Rane and other government officials will be booked within 15 days in connection with the Rs. 35,000 ... Read more...

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China using up Goa’s iron ore: Report


September 8th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 8 (IANS) China prominently features in a probe report on illegal iron ore mining in Goa, which warns that while the eastern neighbour is gobbling up India's iron ... Read more...

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Mining and casino-friendly Parrikar is like Chanakya: Congress


August 30th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) The Congress Thursday compared Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar with ancient master tactician Chanakya, saying that he was "cozying up" to the players in mining and ... Read more...

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Sesa admits to causing pollution in Goa village


August 29th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 29 (IANS) Sesa Goa Ltd (SGL) Wednesday admitted to "accidental misfiring" of two burners at its coke plant here causing pollution in nearby areas. But it refuted allegations ... Read more...

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Sesa Goa in Durand Cup


August 27th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 27 (IANS) Sesa Goa drew 1-1 with Pune FC to qualify for the semifinal of the 125th Durand Cup at the Ambedkar Stadium here Monday.The result helped ... Read more...

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Village downs shutters protesting pollution from Goa plant


August 27th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 27 (IANS) Navelim village in Goa's mining belt shut down Monday in protest against what they called "heavy pollution" emitted from an iron processing plant operated by the ... Read more...

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Goa to probe if excessive mining causing cracks in houses


July 26th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 26 (IANS) After cracks developed in land and houses of a town in Goa, the state government has suspended mining in the area and ordered a detailed investigation ... Read more...

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Sesa Goa employees protest 24×7 mining operations


May 4th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 4 (IANS) Employees of Goa's biggest mining company, the Vedanta Resources-owned Sesa Goa Limited (SGL) took to the streets Friday protesting the company's move to keep ore extraction ... Read more...

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Sesa Goa issued notices for violating norms


April 9th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court Monday issued notice to top officials of Vedanta Resources-owned Sesa Goa, Goa's biggest mining company, for alleged violation ... Read more...

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Foreign clubs should invest in India: Sesa Goa


March 20th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 20 (IANS) India's leading football club Sesa Goa, which is owned by mining major Vedanta Resources, wants popular foreign clubs not to treat India just as a commercial ... Read more...

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Vedanta merges units to create India’s largest resources firm (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Anil Agarwal-promoted Vedanta Resources Saturday said it will merge its Indian subsidiaries into a single unit this year to create India's largest natural resources firm with ... Read more...

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Vedanta to consolidate subsidiaries into single entity


February 25th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) In a bid to simplify operations and save costs, mining major Vedanta Resources Saturday proposed to consolidate its various subsidiaries into a single group company ... Read more...

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Two injured as mining bridge collapses


February 15th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 15 (IANS) Two people were injured as several mining trucks fell into a rivulet when a temporary bridge collapsed at Sesa Goa's mine at Codli here, the company ... Read more...

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Want transparency in mining lease allotments: Gadkari


February 5th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) will ensure transparency in alloting mining leases in Goa if it is voted to power in the March 3 assembly elections, ... Read more...

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Mining association admits to illegal exports from Goa


November 21st, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) An association of leading mine owners in Goa Monday admitted to illegal mining and exports of iron ore in Goa, but expressed concern over a ... Read more...

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‘Fly by night mining operators creating problems’


November 17th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Miramar (Goa), Nov 17 (IANS) Goa's angry mining industry Thursday took potshots at what they called "fly by night" mining operators and traders for tarnishing the image of established ... Read more...

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Rethinking donations from mining firms: BJP


October 15th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has launched a political campaign against illegal mining in Goa, has said that henceforth it would accept donations from ... Read more...

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Political donations common practice: mining firm Sesa Goa


October 14th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 14 (IANS) Political parties requested Vedanta Resources-owned mining firm Sesa Goa for donations as part of "common practice", the multinational group said Friday as the spectre of the ... Read more...

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After Goa’s illegal iron ore mining, is gold mining next?


October 5th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) Goa's illegal iron ore mining may have made headlines in recent times, but several prospectors, including Vedanta Resources owned Sesa Goa, over the last two decades, ... Read more...

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Government pulls up 20 percent mines


September 18th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) The central government has issued notices to nearly a fifth of operative mines in Goa.The Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM), a wing of the ministry of ... Read more...

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Three rescued in Goa mining accident


July 16th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) Three people were washed away, but later rescued in a mining-related accident in Goa Saturday, officials said.A wall of a large mining dump, operated by the ... Read more...

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Cairn India shares only moderately up day after stake sale


April 20th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) A day after Vedanta's Indian subsidiary Sesa Goa acquired 10.4 percent stake in Cairn India for about $1.5 billion, the shares of the oil major ... Read more...

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Irish resolve added to Sesa Goa’s football academy


April 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 7 (IANS) Sesa Goa Limited, one of India's biggest iron ore mining companies, which runs the Sesa Football Academy (SFA) in Goa, has hired former Irish left-back Terry ... Read more...

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Award for Goa company accused of illegal mining


March 18th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 18 (IANS) India's biggest producer and exporter of iron ore Sesa Goa Limited (SGL) has been given the ICC Sustainability Vision award, a company statement said, a day ... Read more...

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Vedanta Resources mines operated illegally in Goa: minister


March 17th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 17 (IANS) Five mines operated by companies owned by Vedanta Resources have been pulled up by the Goa government for illegalities in mining operations in the last financial ... Read more...

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Goa to recover power dues from industrial units


February 22nd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 22 (IANS) The Goa government's power department has gone into overdrive to recover Rs.16 crore in dues from nearly 92 industrial units in the state, Power Minister Aleixo Sequeira said ... Read more...

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Vedanta not to hike Cairn India offer price


October 11th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) International metals major Vedanta Group Monday said it would not hike the price of the open offer to minority shareholders of oil producer Cairn India in which it ... Read more...

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‘Illegal mining in Goa cannot be brought to book’


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 3 (IANS) In an indirect criticism of the state government, a top official of Sesa Goa (SG) - a Vedanta Resources-owned mining company based in Goa - Friday said it ... Read more...

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Vedanta companies tumble at bourses after mining ban


August 24th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Scrips of the Indian subsidiaries of Vedanta dipped sharply at the Bombay and London Stock Exchanges Tuesday after the Environment and Forest Ministry rejected stage II forest nod ... Read more...

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Anil Agarwal’s ‘vedanta’ and his $7.9 bn Sterlite group


August 24th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) On the web site of London-based industrialist Anil Agarwal's minerals-to-mining group, there is a telling slogan: "Sustainable development is key part of Vedanta's strategy and overall ethos." Ironically, ... Read more...

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Vedanta enters oil prospecting with $8.5-$9.6 bn Cairn deal (Roundup)


August 16th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) London-based industrialist Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Group Monday announced a $8.5-$9.6 billion deal to acquire 51-60 percent stake in the Indian arm of British hydrocarbons explorer Cairn Energy to ... Read more...

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Vedanta to pick up majority stake in Cairn India (Lead)


August 16th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Miner Vedanta Resources Monday said it will acquire 51-60 percent of oil producer Cairn India in a deal worth $8.5-9.6 billion to enter the oil and gas space ... Read more...

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182 mining leases in Goa near water bodies: Minister


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) In what could be a shot in the arm for anti-mining activists, government data tabled during the monsoon session of the Goa assembly reveals that over half of ... Read more...

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Vedanta-run mine in Goa ordered to stop work


May 17th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 17 (IANS) Operations of an iron ore mine run by global mining giant Vedanta Resources in Goa has been suspended with immediate effect by the union environment and forests ministry ... Read more...

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Probe fresh mining clearances in Goa: BJP


March 27th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 27 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa Saturday demanded a probe into the environment clearance issued by the central government for 100 more mining leases in ... Read more...

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