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Gang of history-sheeters assaults lorry driver in Puttur 28.6.2017 deccanherald.com
A gang of history-sheeters assaulted a tipper lorry driver, in an act of vengeance, for filing a complaint against them on illegal mining. The victim has been identified as Kallantadka resident Khader (33) and has been admitted to a private hospital in Puttur. The incident took place near Kabaka junction in the outskirts of Puttur. History-sheeter Sadik of Vitlamudnur village in Bantwal and five others are the accused. Khader said he received a threat call from an unknown number a month back. When he got a call again on Wednesday, he decided to file a complaint with the police. When Khader had just left his shop, the group of six people led by Sadik attacked him with wooden logs and chairs. Local people caught hold of Sadik and handed him to the police while the rest of the gang escaped in a car. Khader suffered injuries on hands and head. He said he had filed a complaint to the department regarding an illegal quarry in 2013. Accordingly, the department had imposed a fine on the wrong-doers and later, a ...
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Global stocks, dollar ease ahead of slew of central bank speeches 27.6.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Commodity-related shares rebounded on the back of firmer oil and metals prices, helping to limit losses in other sectors, while the dollar eased in anticipation of a possible hint from the Federal Reserve on the timing of an expected rate hike.
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Is your gemstone jewellery genuine? 24.6.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
You can be duped easily when you're buying gemstones. Be aware of check points before making the purchase, say experts.
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Price hikes in Ether and Bitcoin are not signs of a bubble 20.6.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Bitcoin is used for payments and Ether automates any number of processes using smart contracts
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Don't appoint teachers to non-teaching jobs, high court orders govt 19.6.2017 Deccan Herald - State
The High Court of Karnataka on Monday directed the state government not to appoint teachers to non-teaching jobs. Justice Vineet Kothari gave the order while dismissing the petition filed by R Rajanna, Registrar, University of Mysore, against his transfer. Dr Rajanna had contended that he was moved out without any notice being issued to him. He is a professor and heads the Department of History in the university. A KAS officer was posted as registrar in his place. Justice Kothari ruled that teachers should show their talent in teaching and leave clerical jobs to the non-teaching staff. Report on gold mining The high court on Monday granted four more months to the Mineral Exploration Corporation Ltd (MECL) to submit its report with regard to the possibilities of gold excavation in Karnataka. Hearing a company petition filed by the Board for Industrial & Financial Reconstruction (BIFR), Justice L Narayanaswamy passed an order directing MECL to expedite the process. The Union government and Bharat Gold ...
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HC grants four months for re-evaluating BGML assets 19.6.2017 Hindu: News
The High Court of Karnataka was informed on Monday that the process of re-evaluating the dumps and mines of Bharat Gold Mines Ltd. (BGML) will take another four months for Mineral Exploration Corporat...
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Land of black gold 16.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Bengal Coal to auctions: tracing a mineral’s journey
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Mineral Production during April 2017 (Provisional) 16.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The index of mineral production of mining and quarrying sector for the month of April (new Series 2011-12=100) 2017 at 99.9, was 4.2% higher as compared to the level in the month of April 2016.
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Critically endangered Burmese roofed turtles hatched 16.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The critically endangered Burmese roofed turtles, the species that was thought to be extinct in 2001, have hatched in Myanmar, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Turtle Survival Alliance said on Friday.
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State to revise its export promotion strategy 15.6.2017 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
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Money laundering probe: ED attaches 50 kg of gold 14.6.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The Enforcement Directorate has attached 50 kg gold bars worth Rs 13. 96 crore of Industrialist and sand mining baron J. Sekhar Reddy and his associates in case under probe for exchange of demonetized currency notes to new currency notes under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act. "On reasonable belief that the seized 49.480 kgs of gold bars valued at Rs 13,96,88,246 are part of proceeds of crime, the same were provisionally attached under the provisions of PMLA," said a senior ED officer. In addition to the present attachment, ED till date has attached Rs 10 crores in demonetized currencies, 6.5 kg gold bullion, Rs 34 crores of new currency and 30 kg of gold seized. The total attachments in this case adds up to about Rs 68.5 crores. Earlier, Income Tax department had conducted searches at various places of Reddy of SRS Mining and seized about Rs 97 crores of old currencies, Rs 34 crores of New currencies and about 177 kgs of gold bars. Based on the same, CBI had registered FIRs against ...
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ED attaches 50 kg gold of mining baron 13.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said it has provisionally attached 50 kg of gold bars worth Rs 13.19 crore belonging to sand mining baron Sekhar Reddy and his associates in connection with the exchange of old notes to new currency notes under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), 2OO2.

ED Joint Director K S V V Prasad said that after demonetisation, the I-T department conducted searches at various premises of Reddy, managing partner of SRS Mining and seized about Rs 97 crore of old currencies, Rs 34 crore of new currencies and about 177 kg of gold bars. Subsequently, the CBI registered FIRs against them claiming conversion of demonetised currencies into new currencies fraudulently.
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ED attaches 50 kg gold of Tamil Nadu businessman Sekhar Reddy 13.6.2017 Zee News : States
The action has been taken under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA), the ED said.  
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ED attaches 50 kg gold of Tamil Nadu businessman Sekhar Reddy 13.6.2017 Latest News
Earlier, I-T dept seized Rs 97 cr in old notes, Rs 34 cr in new notes and 177 kg of gold bars
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ED attaches property worth Rs 14 cr in Sekhar Reddy money laundering case 13.6.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
One of the biggest detections of alleged unaccounted income of Rs 142 crore was made in this case
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Sibanye Gold say S.Africa wildcat strike continues, 138 arrested 11.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Sibanye Gold say S.Africa wildcat strike continues, 138 arrested
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Sibanye Gold say S.Africa wildcat strike continues, 138 arrested 11.6.2017 Sify Finance
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A wildcat strike at Sibanye Gold's Cooke operations west of Johannesburg continued on Sunday and 138 illegal miners there have been arrested since the stoppage began
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Sibanye Gold say South Africa wildcat strike continues, 138 illegal miners arrested 11.6.2017 Sify Finance
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A wildcat strike at Sibanye Gold's Cooke operations west of Johannesburg continued on Sunday and 138 illegal miners there have been arrested since the stoppage began
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Mungaru Samskritika Raichur Habba begins 9.6.2017 Hindu: Home
Mungaru Samskritika Raichur Habba, a three-day annual sports and cultural festival jointly organised by Munnuru Kaapu community, Agriculture Produce and Marketing Committee, Hatti Gold Mines and the K...
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Secretary Mines Arun Kumar Chairs CCEC Meeting of 17 Major Mineral States 71 Major Mineral Blocks in Pipeline for E-Auctioning in Seven States during 2017-18 2.6.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Secretary Mines Shri Arun Kumar chaired a meeting of the Coordination- Cum- Empowered Committee (CCEC) of the major mineral producing states in New Delhi today. Representatives from seventeen
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