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Tribals’ Protest Rally against Decision on Bauxite Mining 21.8.2014 The New Indian Express - Andhra Pradesh - http://newindianexpress.com/states/andhra_pradesh/
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Minister vows to help Jharkhand bloom 21.8.2014 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug. 20: Union minister Piyush Goyal, in Ranchi today to oversee arrangements for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit tomorrow, promised all possible help to spur development in Jharkhand, while chief minister Hemant Soren raised concerns over the environmental impact of indiscriminate mining at a meeting with him here today.
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Mineral royalty rates go up 21.8.2014 Telegraph: Business
New Delhi, Aug. 20: The government today gave its approval to raise the royalty rates on minerals, including iron ore and bauxite, a long awaited move that will boost the annual revenue of states.
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Tribals Rally against Bauxite Mining 21.8.2014 newindianexpress.com
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'Some progress' made to bring back black money 21.8.2014 Sify Finance
A Supreme Court Bench hearing a case related to black money stashed abroad on Wednesday said efforts to bring back the money had made “some progress”. This followed the judges studying
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Few takers for diplomas in mining, garment & food tech 21.8.2014 Goa News, News of Goa - Times of India
Of the 1,100 seats on offer in polytechnic institutes across Goa, 5% have remained vacant this year, at the end of the final round of admissions to diploma courses on August ...
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Cabinet okays hike in mining royalty rates 21.8.2014 Top Headlines
Acceding to long-pending requests of mineral-rich states, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to raise the mining royalty rates, the first in five years for many of them. The rate of royalty on iron ore will be 15% from 10% now.
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‘Bauxite mining only if tribals accept it’ 21.8.2014 Hindu: News
Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu was watching the developments and reaction from people on his statement that bauxite mining would be taken up in such a way that it would benefit the Girijans,...
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Man awarded 5-year RI for attempt to set tehsildar afire 20.8.2014 Mumbai News, News in Mumbai, Mumbai City News | Cities News - Times of India
Appearing for prosecution, Sangeeta Phad told the court that the accused, Mukesh Swami, had written to the tehsildar, Santosh Shinde, regarding an under-construction industrial unit, allegedly involved in sand ...
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‘Close to half of Govt-dependent workforce hold temporary jobs’ 20.8.2014 HBL: Home

A sizeable 43 per cent of the Government-dependent workforce is engaged in temporary jobs, with most new entrants working without even any written job contract, says a study by the Indian S...

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CCEA approves increase in minerals royalty rates 20.8.2014 All News-IANS Stories
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs Wednesday approved an increase in royalty rates of minerals, Telecommunications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told reporters after the meeting.
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CCEA approves increase in minerals royalty rates 20.8.2014 New Kerala: India News
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Uttar Pradesh: Youth beaten to death by sand mafia 20.8.2014 DNA: Wide Angle
A youth was beaten to death allegedly by some members of the sand mafia in Faridabad, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday and the victim has been identified as one Devendra. According to a complaint filed by the brother of the victim, Subhash Chand, who works with a transport company, two days ago, there was some dispute between him (Chand) and a group of some persons, associated with sand mining, a police spokesperson said. The dispute was over passage of sand-carrying trucks in front of the transport company. Asking to settle the issue, two persons from the same group, later came to Chand's house and took away his brother with them on the pretext of signing an agreement, police said. Later he was taken to a field and beaten up badly with sticks by a group of persons. By the time Chand learned of the incident and rushed to the field, Devendra had died, the spokesperson said. Based on the complaint, an FIR has been lodged against 12 persons including four of the victim's friend, ...
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Resource Capital Fund makes significant investment in India Resources Limited 20.8.2014 ET: Finance / Insurance
Based in Australia, IRL is the only foreign mine operator in India in the area of base metals and has been operating Hindustan Copper’s Surda copper mine.
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Chennur Tehsildar’s car damaged in attack 20.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Chennur Tehsildar’s car damaged in attack
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Illegal shell mining: 86 held, nine boats seized 20.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Illegal shell mining: 86 held, nine boats seized
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Be wary of Shivakumar, Tejaswini urges CM 20.8.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Be wary of Shivakumar, Tejaswini urges CM
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For Goa’s ‘trusted’ miners, Parrikar may throw Modi’s manifesto to the wind 20.8.2014 FirstPost: India

Parrikar claims, his intent to renew the mining leases is directed by an 13 August judgement of the Bombay High Court bench in Panaji, but in reality by choosing to not appeal against the order and follow the renewal of leases route, the chief minister may have just gone back on his Modi’s 2014 poll manifesto.

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Tyre makers like Bridgestone Corp spending millions of dollars to produce substitute for rubber 20.8.2014 DNA: Top News
Tyre makers such as Bridgestone Corp and Continental AG are spending millions of dollars on the development of new rubber-yielding crops such as dandelions to reduce their reliance on rubber-tree plantations in Southeast Asia. Here are key facts about the rubber trade and the research into new sources of natural rubber. WHAT IS RUBBER? Rubber is a polymer with the property of elasticity. There are two categories of rubber: natural rubber currently obtained from the rubber trees, or Hevea brasiliensis; and synthetic rubber derived from petrochemicals. WHAT ARE THE MAIN USES OF NATURAL RUBBER The tyre industry consumes about two-thirds of natural rubber produced globally. Natural rubber is also used to make gloves, condoms and thousands of other products for industries such as transport, construction, health, mining and weapons. WHAT ARE ALTERNATIVES TO THE RUBBER TREE? The Russian dandelion, or Taraxacum kok-saghyz (TKS), is a type of dandelion native to Kazakhstan that can grow on marginal soil in ...
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China paper denounces `rampant rascality` of Australia tycoon 20.8.2014 Zee News : World
A Chinese state-run newspaper on Wednesday called on Beijing to "teach Canberra a lesson" after Australian tycoon and politician Clive Palmer labelled the Communist government "mongrels" who "shoot their own people" in a televised tirade.
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