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Diamond museum and stone-granite park to be built in Khajuraho 19.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, Minister for Mineral Resources Pradeep Jaiswal held a discussion with the public representatives and divisional officials at Khajuraho on the auction of diamond mine at Bakswaha, Diamond Museum at Khajuraho and the establishment of Stone-Granite Park. Jaiswal asked the officials to start work on the proposed work plan immediately. He told to ensure employment […]
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In Kimberley, the world's diamond capital, illicit mining fight flounders 11.11.2019 Reuters: Money News
The first South African project to bring illegal miners into the formal fold has been plagued by violence in diamond capital Kimberley, dealing a major blow to national efforts to stem a booming illicit trade.
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Diamond Within Diamond, First Of Its Kind, Found In Russian Mine 8.10.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A diamond containing another, free-moving gem inside unearthed from a mine in Siberia is the first stone of its kind in recorded history, Russian state mining company Alrosa PJSC said Friday.
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De Beers Namibia diamond venture sells mine to local consortium 13.9.2019 Reuters: Money News
Namdeb Holdings Limited, a joint venture between the Namibian Government and Anglo American's diamond unit De Beers Group, said on Thursday that it has sold Elizabeth Bay Mine and its associated marine assets as a going concern to Lewcor, a 100% Namibian-owned ...
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Sierra Leoneans sue government for alleged environmental failings at diamond mine 29.8.2019 Reuters: World News
Sierra Leoneans living next to the country's largest diamond mine are taking their government to West Africa's regional court for failing to protect them from alleged environmental lapses by the company that runs it, a subsidiary of Octea Limited
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Industrial production grew by just 2% in June, shows government data 9.8.2019 Scroll.in
The cumulative industrial growth over the April-June period stood at 3.6%.
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Panna Reserve Sees Tiger Population Grow To 50 From Zero In A Decade 3.8.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Panna, a Madhya Pradesh district world famous for its diamond mines, has scripted a remarkable turnaround in tiger population, taking the number of big cats in its reserve to over 50 from zero a...
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Coal Billionaire Woos Amazon And Google With Indian Data Hubs 11.7.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A string of successful bets on ports, mining and commodities helped transform Gautam Adani from a nondescript diamond trader into a tycoon with a net worth of $10 billion.
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Kimberley Process Intersessional Meeting 2019 in Mumbai 15.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process (KP) is being hosted by India from 17th to 21st June, 2019 in Mumbai. Besides meetings of different Working Groups and Committees of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS), two special forums regarding Diamond Terminology and Artisanal Mining – Small Steps to Larger Outcomes, will be held during the Intersessional.
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Russian police uncover diamond theft gang inside state mining firm Alrosa 10.6.2019 Reuters: World News
Russian police uncovered around $3 million worth of stolen diamonds, and over $2.5 million in cash, at the homes of a criminal ring operating inside state-controlled diamond producer Alrosa, authorities said on Monday.
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Mine versus lab: how green is your diamond? 2.5.2019 Reuters: World News
Mined diamonds are less carbon-intensive than man-made, but their producers should use more green energy, according to a study commissioned by the natural diamond industry, highlighting tensions between the mined and lab-grown sectors.
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How have British universities grappled with links to the slave trade? 30.4.2019 Reuters: World News
The University of Cambridge will conduct a two-year academic study of how much it benefited from the Atlantic slave trade and whether its scholars reinforced race-based thinking during Britain's colonial era.
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One Of World's Largest Diamonds Found In Botswana Mine In Africa 27.4.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
One of the world's largest diamonds weighing a whopping 1,758 carats has been found in Botswana, a mining company said.
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More than 40 million people work in artisanal mining: report 24.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
More than 40 million people around the world work in artisanal and small-scale mining where minerals including gold, diamonds and cobalt are dug up often by hand, a report by the World Bank and development organisation Pact said on ...
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Wider Image: Brazil tribal lands under new threat from farmers, miners 8.4.2019 Reuters: World News
A decade after the Macuxi people won a bloody legal battle to expel rice planters from their reservation in a remote part of Brazil, their hold over ancestral lands has come under threat again from new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro.
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Jewellers must say whether diamonds are mined or synthetic: U.S. FTC 3.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which investigates allegations of deceptive advertising, said on Tuesday that it has sent warning letters to eight companies to insist that they distinguish in advertisements between diamonds that come from mines and those made in ...
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U.S. government warns ads for lab-grown diamonds must be crystal clear 3.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission, which investigates allegations of deceptive advertising, said on Tuesday that it has sent warning letters to eight companies insisting that they distinguish in advertisements between diamonds that come from mines and those made in ...
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Russia's Alrosa raises $11.8 million in New York diamond sale 1.4.2019 Reuters: Money News
Russian state-controlled miner Alrosa, the world's biggest producer of rough diamonds in carat terms, raised $11.8 million in its first New York diamond auction of the year, as it seeks to increase its activity in the United ...
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De Beers says lab-grown diamond wholesale prices fall by up to 60 percent 21.2.2019 Reuters: Money News
Wholesale prices for lab-grown diamonds have fallen by up to 60 percent since De Beers began selling synthetic stones for jewellery in September, CEO Bruce Cleaver said on Thursday, adding margins for the sector would continue to ...
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Dr. Mahesh Sharma inaugurates exhibition of rare collection of Nizam’s jewels and jewellery at National Museum, New Delhi today 19.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
              The Minister of State for Culture (IC), Dr. Mahesh Sharma inaugurated an exhibition of rare collection comprising 173 precious jewels and jewellery items of exquisite workmanship titled “Jewels of India: The Nizam’s Jewellery Collection”.
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