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Galvanized steel producers' margin to squeeze on rising zinc price 24.7.2014 Latest News
Gradual spurt in zinc prices will squeeze operating margins of galvanized steel producers due to their inability to pass on increased cost of production to consumers.
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Jayalalithaa cites a roller-coaster reason for Tiruvallur clashes 24.7.2014 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
Replying to a special calling attention motion by MLAs of different opposition parties, including the DMDK and Left parties, Jayalalithaa said the clashes started with a tiff over who would go first on a roller-coaster ride during the Shenbaga Devi temple festival in the Vengal ...
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Miners seek SC nod to up iron ore output 24.7.2014 Latest News
Faced with inordinate delay in securing statutory approvals from various state and Central government departments for restarting mines, the Karnataka-based iron ore miners have sought approval for enhancement of annual production of operating mines ...
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Pumpkins are their precious 24.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Pumpkins are their precious
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Jakarta scouts for Indian investment in gold mining, crude refineries 24.7.2014 HBL: Home
With a new Government set to assume power in Jakarta soon, Indonesia is looking for big-ticket Indian investors to mine gold and refine crude in the fourth most populous country in the world. ...
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Not just Assam, Maha: Rebellion brews in Goa Cong against Rahul 24.7.2014 FirstPost: Politics

Assam and Maharashtra aren’t the only two states where a rebellion is brewing against Rahul Gandhi appointed satraps. In the country’s party capital Goa, the internal dissent within the Congress has reduced the party into a virtual lame-duck.

The post Not just Assam, Maha: Rebellion brews in Goa Cong against Rahul appeared first on Firstpost.

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Open private mining and speed-up auction: Jindal Steel & Power's Ravi Uppal 24.7.2014 ET: Steel
Uppal feels government policies are tilted in favour of state-run companies, while private developers are better at execution.
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44,469 Child labour in Meghalaya: DCO 24.7.2014 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, July 23: The Directorate of Census Operation (DCO) under the Office of Registrar General of Census Office of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) report has pegged the total number of child labour in the state at 44,469.
In the 2011 census figure for workers under the 6- 14 years of age prepared by the DCO - which functions independently of the state government-  of the 44,469 , 6373 child labourers are working in Jaintia hills in the hazardous and non-hazardous profession including in the coal mines- which now has been closed because of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) ban on rat-hole mining.

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Australia shares nudge higher on China PMI; banks lead 24.7.2014 ET: Global Markets
Australian shares added 0.2%, extending a 6-year high, as Wall St climbed & sentiment was boosted by a preliminary Chinese manufacturing index rising at its fastest pace.
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CPM Moots Special Squad to Curb Sand Mafia 24.7.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Goonda Act to Deal With Illegal Sand Mining? 24.7.2014 newindianexpress.com
Public Works Department Minister H C Mahadevappa said the State government is seriously considering a proposal to invoke Goonda Act with provisions to arrest those involved in illegal sand mining.
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UVCE to Host Seminar on Data Mining 24.7.2014 newindianexpress.com
The University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE), Bangalore, will organise a three-day international conference on communication networks and data mining from Friday.
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Govt to seize illegal assets: Lokayukta 24.7.2014 deccanherald.com
Lokayukta Justice Y Bhaskar Rao said on Wednesday that disproportionate assets of government officials unearthed during raids will be seized and subsequently they would become government property.

Speaking to reporters, Dr Rao said that earlier cases were filed against officials for amassing wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income but properties were not seized and taken into government accounts.

However, now, the seized assets would become government property, he said.

Regarding illegal mining, meetings have been held with the officials of departments concerned and the report has been sent to the Centre for increasing the minimum fine for illegal mining from Rs one lakh to Rs 10 lakh.

The Home Secretary has also been asked to take action against illegal mining, he added.

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Illegal sand mining issue rocks Houses 24.7.2014 deccanherald.com
At a time when there is severe shortage of sand for construction activity, a chit from a "powerful person" can get you truckloads of sand in front of your doorsteps within hours. Raising the issue of illegal sand mining in the Legislative Council on Wednesday, Leader of the Opposition KSEshwarappa did not name the powerful person but said politicians and their kin were involved in such activity. "The chit from the person can overrule even official permits. The chit is all pervading," Eshwarappa said and demanded that a House committee be constituted to go into the illegalities. He said the rules framed following the sand policy of 2011 had no teeth and had failed to curb illegal sand mining. BJPMLC Ashwathnarayan said sand was being illegally transported to Goa and Kerala, resulting in steep escalation of cost of the material. Basavaraj Horatti (JD-S) said the new sand policy had resulted in making things easier for hoarders, and sought amendments. 'My son not involved' The issue reverberated in the ...
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UVCE plans to upgrade infrastructure 24.7.2014 deccanherald.com
Research activities and infrastructure at the State-run University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE), Bangalore, will soon get a boost.

Speaking at a press conference, Principal of UVCE, K R Venugopal said: "We have sent a 334-page report regarding upgrading the building and research activities to the State government. The project cost is estimated to be around Rs 300 crore. The State government has proposed the same to the Central government and is waiting for its response. We are planning to add three new blocks such as Mechanical Block, Hostel Block and Visvesvaraya Centenary Block. The project will be implemented under Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) funds."

International conferences on Communication Networks, Image and Signal Processing, Data Mining and Warehousing will be organised between July 25 and July 27, Prof Venugopal said.
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Mill looks for coal options 24.7.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Silchar July 23: The Cachar paper mill authorities are looking for the alternative sources for coal following the National Green Tribunal's verdict, which banned the extraction of ash coal from Meghalaya mines from May 19.
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Coal projects: Environment ministry eases clearance rule 24.7.2014 Latest News
Agrees to coal ministry idea of doing away with individual mine examination and to, instead, consider clusters in the case of Coal India
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Nirsa smoked out in coal mine fire 23.7.2014 The Telegraph : Jharkhand
Flames jumped out of an abandoned coal mine at Nirsa, about 35km from Dhanbad, spewing carbon monoxide across the area and forcing the Eastern Coalfields management to evacuate more than 100 local families and another 650 workers of a nearby colliery around 7am on Wednesday.
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Explosion in closed coal mine near Dhanbad's Nirsa 23.7.2014 CNN-IBN: India
Explosion followed by emission of flame and smoke in a closed incline of Lakshmimata open cast mine of Eastern Coalfields Limited near Nirsa, about 45 km from here in Jharkhand was reported on Wednesday, police said.
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Mahanadi Coalfields staring at 10-mt production loss 23.7.2014 HBL: Companies
Odisha villagers call for another round of strike from Friday
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