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Wendell Rodricks protests against illegal mining, closes boutique


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 14 (IANS) World-renowned fashioned signed Wendell Rodricks has closed down his fashion boutique in a hotel co-operated by a mining company in protest against the illegal mining in ... Read more...

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Goa orders shutdown at soot emitting plant


August 28th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 28 (IANS) A Vedanta Resources-owned company has been asked to shut down for 48 hours its coke oven plant in Goa's mining belt by the pollution control authority.The ... 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 firms get show cause for pollution


August 8th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) Top mining companies in Goa have been issued show cause notice by the state government for dumping mining rejects and polluting water bodies.The offending companies include ... 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 looking to acquire coal assets in India and overseas


February 26th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Vedanta Resources, which announced a major restructuring of its businesses Saturday, said it is looking to acquire coal assets in India and abroad, especially in Latin ... 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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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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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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India, South Africa business forum meets in Delhi Monday


August 28th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India and South Africa will discuss a host of developmental issues, including increased trade ties, with industry ministers of both countries jointly addressing top business ... Read more...

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Cairn Energy tells Indian arm to accept government terms


August 23rd, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) London-based oil major Cairn Energy's board Tuesday voted in favour of accepting conditions laid out by the government for allowing sale of 40 percent of its ... Read more...

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Apex court questions environment ministry on Niyamgiri (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the ministry of environment and forests to respond to a plea of the Orissa Mining Corporation (OMC) challenging the withdrawal ... Read more...

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Supreme Court questions environment ministry on Niyamgiri


August 1st, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the ministry of environment and forests to respond to a plea of the Orissa Mining Corporation (OMC) challenging the ... Read more...

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Goa to inspect safety of 100 mining operations


July 25th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Within a month of two major mining accidents in the state, the Goa government has set up a high-level committee to inspect safety measures adopted ... Read more...

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Goa asks 100 mines to beef up monsoon maintenance


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 22 (IANS) The Goa government has asked the 100-odd operational open cast iron ore mines in Goa to beef up monsoon maintenance operations after two mining accidents killed ... 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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India gives conditional approval to Cairn-Vedanta deal


June 30th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) In a major relief to the Anil Aggarwal-led Vedanta Resources, the Indian government Thursday conditionally approved the company's plan to buy majority stake in ... Read more...

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Karnataka ore transport ban affects Goa’s iron plants


June 21st, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) Half a dozen sponge and pig iron manufacturing plants in Goa, including the Vedanta Resources-owned Sesa Industries Limited (SIL), have been severely affected by the ... Read more...

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PM hints at Cairn-Vedanta deal clearance


May 29th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said that India was still a preferred destination for foreign investment and assured that issues relating ... Read more...

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Cairn-Vedanta sale referred to CCEA for final decision: Reddy


May 27th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A ministerial panel has come to a unanimous decision which will be sent to the cabinet to take a final call on the proposal of ... Read more...

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Mining firms encroaching on government land: Kamat


April 6th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 6 (IANS) Top mining companies, including the Vedanta Resources-owned Sesa Goa private limited (SGPL), have dumped their rejected ore on government land, Chief Minister Digambar Kamat has told ... 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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Cameron directly lobbies with Indian PM to further Brit companies’ interest


February 19th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has personally intervened on behalf of two British companies facing problems in India, Cairn Energy and Vodafone, by raising their concerns with ... Read more...

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Vedanta won’t give fight over Orissa hill tribe’s sacred mountain


February 1st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
London/Bhubaneswar, Feb.1 (ANI)Vedanta is still trying to get back into the Dongria Kondh's Niyamgiri Hills.FTSE 100 mining giant Vedanta is challenging a ban on mining the sacred mountain of India's Dongria ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh villagers tell Vedanta to give up project


January 31st, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Taraimar (Chhattisgarh), Jan 31 (IANS) Villagers broke down at a public hearing held here Monday while urging the Vedanta Resources officials to "kill us now rather than trying to acquire ... Read more...

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Posco project gets conditional nod


January 31st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 31 (ANI): Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday gave a conditional clearance to South Korean steel giant Posco for the 12 billion dollar steel cum power plant in ... Read more...

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No apology for remark against Chief Justice Kapadia: Prashant Bhushan (Second Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Senior counsel Prashant Bhushan said Thursday there "is no occasion or cause" for him to accept the Supreme Court's suggestion that he apologise for calling Chief Justice ... Read more...

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Orissa moves apex court on proposed Vedanta university


December 15th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 15 (IANS) Orissa Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the state high court's order quashing land acquisition for the proposed Vedanta University in Puri. "Today (Wednesday) the state government has ... Read more...

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