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Sand smuggler mows down TN cop, held 22.7.2014 deccanherald.com
In a shocking incident, a head constable attached to Vellore district headquarters in Tamil Nadu was mowed down by a tractor for trying to prevent illegal sand mining in that area even as the State police arrested the prime accused involved in the murder immediately. Police sources said main opposition party Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) Councillor Senbagavallis son Suresh, who drove the tractor, was arrested at Thiruvalam village near Katpadi. The cop, Kanagaraj, attached to the Thakkolam Police Station, had questioned the illegal sand mining at Kosasthalai river, when the sand miners mowed him down using the heavy vehicle. The driver abandoned the tractor and fled the scene. The police, which registered a case of murder, acted swiftly to arrest Suresh who they identified as the driver who mowed down the policeman. Meanwhile, Chief Minister J Jayalalitha strongly condemned the killing and directed the police to take stringent action against those responsible for it. Leaders of various ...
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Two men fired at over sand mining 22.7.2014 Deccan Herald - New Delhi
Two men were shot at in a clash between two groups over sand mining on the banks of Yamuna at north Delhi's Wazirabad on Sunday night. Two men were arrested while five others are still absconding, police said. Two of the five men who were attacked are allegedly associated with the Samajwadi Party. Pramod Yadav, one of the injured men who received a bullet injury in his right foot, is the brother of a SP leader from Noida Rakesh Yadav. The other victim, Rahul Gupta, was shot in his left foot. A police officer told Deccan Herald that the people who were attacked were hired by a company that had got a sub-contract from a Mumbai-based company to extract sand from Yamuna's riverbed in the area. The Delhi Jal Board has entered into a contract with the company to remove the sand islands and other waste materials gathered there. The sand islands had been blocking the flow of water from Yamuna to Wazirabad water treatment plant. The sub-contractor had hired another person, also named Pramod, to get a route ...
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Law on coal mining mulled 22.7.2014 The Telegraph : North East
Shillong, July 21: Meghalaya is mulling a law to regulate coal mining in the state in consonance with a central legislation. This follows the National Green Tribunal's ban on coal mining in the state.
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Councillor’s sons held for killing Vellore constable 22.7.2014 Chennai News, Tamil News, Chennai City News, Tamil Nadu News | TOI City News
Police on Monday arrested the sons of a DMDK councillor and the party’s local treasurer on charges of killing a police head constable, who attempted to detain a gang involved in illegal sand mining near Arakkonam in Vellore district on ...
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Two shot at in clash between 2 groups over DJB contract 22.7.2014 Asian Age: Delhi
Two persons were shot at after two groups clashed over mining of sand on the Yamuna bank in north Delhi’s Wazirabad area on Sunday night. The police said that it has arrested two persons whereas five others, including the prime accused, are still absconding. “The victims belonged to a Noida-based company which has got a sub-contract from a Mumbai-based company to extract sand from a sand island, formed naturally near the riverbank,” the police said, adding that “the victims are associated with the Samajwadi Party as the brother of one of the two is a Samajwadi Party leader from Noida.” The injured persons have been identified as Pramod Yadav and Rahul Gupta. While Yadav sustained a bullet injury in his right foot, Gupta was shot in his left foot. The police said that on Sunday at about 8 pm, the victims had gone to sort out some issues with the main accused Pramod over the work during which a clash broke out between them. In the melee, Pramod took out a gun and opened fire at Yadav and Gupta. A police ...
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Singareni to go international? 22.7.2014 Hyderabad News, Hyderabad City News | Cities News - Times of India
The K Chandrasekhar Rao- To expand the activities of the Singareni Collieries Company Ltd (SCCL), not just beyond the boundaries of the state, but also the ...
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Will pledge future revenue to raise money for farm loan waiver scheme: Chandrababu Naidu 22.7.2014 ET: Policy
Naidu, perceived as a reform-minded chief minister, announced that his state will mobilise Rs 37,900 crore to fulfil the loan-waiver promise.
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Committee yet to submit draft regulation for coal mining activities 22.7.2014 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, July 21: Deputy Chief Minister in-charge Law, Rowel Lyngdoh, Monday informed that the committee tasked with the responsibility to come up with the proposed draft regulation for coal mining activities in Meghalaya is yet to submit its report to the State government.
According to him, the status of the committee will only be known only when Chief Minister summons the Cabinet before the next hearing of the NGT on the matter.

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Singareni to explore mining prospects abroad 22.7.2014 Hindu: News
Chief Minister to depute ten-member study team to coal rich countries. The Chief Minister felt that the participation of the country in global bidding would make it a privileged institution though it was the oldest coal company in the world.
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Jagan, 10 others appear in court 22.7.2014 Hindu: Andhra Pradesh
YSR Congress president Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy along with several other accused in the 10 quid pro quo investments cases appeared in the Principal Special Court for CBI Cases here on Monday.<...
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Iron ore export duties: Regressive and counterproductive 22.7.2014 TOI: Goa
Policies are sometimes implemented without thinking through the complete ramifications.A perfect example is the duty on iron ore ...
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Operation of JSPL steel mill hinges on raw material linkage 21.7.2014 Latest News
In toto, the steel maker needs 325 million tonne iron ore in the next 25 years to operationalise its six mtpa steel mill and pellet plant
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Telangana keen to buy Centre stake in Singareni 21.7.2014 Latest News
CM, K Chandrasekhar Rao, directed the officials to initiate steps in this regard
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HZL gains from rising metal prices 21.7.2014 Latest News
While it might continue to see lower volumes due to transition in its mining process, rising prices will support the bottom line
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Raised ore royalty rate to hit steel buyer 21.7.2014 Latest News
The Indian mining sector will be paying double the royalty compared to many other countries
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Telangana mulls buying out Centre’s stake in Singareni 21.7.2014 HBL: Home
Singareni Collieries Company is setting up two power plants of 600 MW each, which are likely to be commissioned by November 2015.
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Goa Assembly's 'Paperless' Monsoon Session to Start Tomorrow 21.7.2014 NDTV National
Goa Legislative Assembly's monsoon session will start tomorrow at Porvorim near Panaji. It would be 'a paperless session', a first in the history of legislatures in India, with the facility of online ...
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Chinese commodity financing scam dents copper’s prospects 21.7.2014 HBL: Home
The red metal may not rise for now here
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Illegal mining: Shah panel blames Jharkhand for delay in lease renewals 21.7.2014 HBL: Home
Says loss to State from ‘deemed extension’ runs into hundreds of crores
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India Will not Restrict Iron Ore Exports: Minister of State for Steel 21.7.2014 NDTV
India does not plan to restrict exports of iron ore despite curbs on illegal mining, Minister of State for Steel Vishnu Deo Sai said on Monday, adding that there was still enough of the raw material ...
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