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Sand Mafia Issue Dominates CLP Meeting 18.12.2014 The New Indian Express - Karnataka - http://newindianexpress.com/states/karnataka/
Several Congress legislators also attack the style of functioning of ministers in the Siddaramaiah Cabinet
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Sand policy will be reviewed: CM assures Congress MLAs 18.12.2014 deccanherald.com
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is learnt to have told the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting on Wednesday that sand policy would be amended soon to ensure its adequate supply for construction activities in Karnataka. The chief minister, who chaired the CLP meeting at Suvarna Soudha, is said to have assured Congress legislators of overhauling the present system of auctioning sand blocks and issuing permits for transporting sand at the district and taluk levels. District in-charge ministers and local MLAs would be appointed chairpersons of the district and taluk level committees set up to oversee sand mining. The assurance came after a number of legislators raised the issue of short supply of sand for construction activities. The legislators are learnt to have said that the district and taluk level committees were ineffective and officials in these panels were "very particular on rules." They also said that non-availability of sand had led to illegal mining. Local police and officials of Public Works ...
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Ban on coal mining results in interim budget cut in Meghalaya 18.12.2014 Meghalaya Times

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SHILLONG, Dec 17:  Meghalaya Chief Minister, Dr. Mukul Sangma on Wednesday admitted that the ban imposed on coal mining by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has affected the financial position of the state because of which the state government had to impose an interim budget cut.
“The unforeseen ban of coal mining and transportation in recent time has had its own impact because the state used to realize royalty from whatever coal is extracted and sold,” Dr Sangma said while revealing that there has been certain drop in realization of this royalty, collection of taxes from petroleum products with lesser trucks on the roads, excise calculation besides many other impacts on other revenue realization.

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Coal India on sticky wicket as union serves strike notice 18.12.2014 News
Opposed to privatisation of mining resource, employees to stay away from work from January 6-10
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Sand prices hit builders hard 18.12.2014 Hindu: News
CREDAI wants the old system of sand supply on payment of mining fee to continue, urges Chief Minister to intervene
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Maoists investing levy money in sand mining biz, say officials 17.12.2014 TOI: Patna
Maoists operating in Bihar have started investing their levy money in the flourishing sand mining business for handsome ...
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Dirty coal 17.12.2014 Latest News
Bakries down but not out in $3.6-bn debt rejig
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Equipment utilisation by Coal India Limited still below best global practices: ex-CIL CMD 17.12.2014 All Specials Stories
The equipment utilisation by world's largest coal producer Coal India Limited (CIL) is still below the global best and the company needs to adopt the best equipment utilisation practices from across the globe to ensure best-in-class mining, said ...
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Freed American Alan Gross had long career in foreign aid 17.12.2014 Zee News : World
Alan Gross, 65, who spent five years in a Cuban prison, has had a long career in foreign aid and international development.
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Coal workers threaten 5-day strike from Jan 6 17.12.2014 News
Employee unions of state-owned CIL and SCCL today threatened to go on a five-day strike beginning January 6 to press for demands including roll-back of the "process of denationalisation of coal sector" and stopping "disinvestment and restructuring" ...
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International meet to discuss emerging engineering concepts 17.12.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
International experts will discuss engineering sciences concepts such as smart homes, microwave, data mining and other emerging concepts in areas of computing, communication and manufacturing at a conference here, organisers said Wednesday.
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International meet to discuss emerging engineering concepts 17.12.2014 New Kerala: Business India
Kolkata, Dec 17 : International experts will discuss engineering sciences concepts such as smart homes, microwave, data mining and other emerging concepts in areas of computing, communication and manufacturing at a conference here, organisers said Wednesday.
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NTPC keen for 50% stake in OTPCL power plant 17.12.2014 Latest News
NTPC Ltd, the country's largest thermal power producer, has evinced interest to pick up 50% stake in the 2400 Mw (3x800) power project to be set up at Kamakhyanagar in Dhenkanal district
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International meet to discuss emerging engineering concepts 17.12.2014 All News-IANS Stories
International experts will discuss engineering sciences concepts such as smart homes, microwave, data mining and other emerging concepts in areas of computing, communication and manufacturing at a conference here, organisers said Wednesday.
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Rajasthan retakes limestone mine from UltraTech Cement 17.12.2014 HBL: Home
In a set back to leading cement maker UltraTech Cement, the Mines Department of Rajasthan Government on Tuesday retook the possession of 10 square kilometres of limestone mining area in...
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Even as cargo throughput grows by 4.6%, iron-ore cargo falls in major ports 17.12.2014 All Markets Stories
While cargo throughput at major ports have registered a modest growth of 4.6 per cent during the first seven months of the current fiscal over last year, iron ore volumes have, however, declined, by about 2.4 per cent across all ports. According to ...
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Tata Steel Restarts Key Iron Mines Amid Shortage 17.12.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Tata Steel restarts key iron mines amid shortage 17.12.2014 All Companies Stories
A court directed the Odisha government to let the company operate them until a hearing on January 28
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Tata Steel gets energy conservation award 17.12.2014 ET: Steel
Tata Steel's chrome ore beneficiation plant at Sukinda Chromite Mine has bagged the second prize in National Energy Conservation Award-2014 in mining category.
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Tata Steel up as Odisha allows resumption of mining operations 17.12.2014 HBL: Markets
The stock of Tata Steel is up around 2 per cent today after the Odisha Government allowed the steel major to resume operations at its iron ore mines in the State until January 28 as per an interim...
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