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Red Cross says finds 115 bodies in Central African Republic town 17.5.2017 Zee News : World
Red Cross workers have found 115 bodies in Central African Republic`s diamond-mining town of Bangassou after several days of militia attacks
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Diamond company De Beers pilots plan to trap CO2 emissions in diamond-bearing rock 6.5.2017 DNA: Popular News
Anglo American's diamond unit De Beers is piloting a project to capture carbon in the rock from which diamonds are extracted to offset harmful emissions, the company said. As planet-warming carbon emissions rise globally, many countries have adopted or proposed a form of tax on emissions and companies in the mining and manufacturing sector are concerned that this will hit their future profits. South Africa proposed a tax of 120 rand ($9) per tonne on carbon emissions in 2012 but postponed it on worries that it would hurt profits already eroded due to a global commodities slump and higher electricity tariffs. De Beers said it aimed to remove as much carbon as it emits within five to ten years, and will select one of its mines for the project due to start in 2019. "This project offers huge potential to completely offset the carbon emissions of De Beers’ diamond mining operations," project leader and geologist Evelyn Mervine said. De Beers wants to store carbon dioxide in the kimberlite rock once all the ...
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In the quest of yet another Koh-i-noor 22.4.2017 Hindu: News
Prospectors flock to Kollur mine area as the KL Sagar waters recede
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Five-year prayer answered as pastor finds 709-carat diamond 24.3.2017 Hindu: Home
Evangelist Emmanuel Momoh of Sierra Leone sees it as a gift from God to pull his family out of acute pennury.
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Russia's Alrosa expects 6 pct fall in first-quarter diamond sales 22.3.2017 TOI: Intl Business
RUSSIA-ALROSA/:Russia's Alrosa expects 6 pct fall in first-quarter diamond sales
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Dominion Diamond should open books to potential suitors - top shareholder 22.3.2017 Sify Finance
By Nicole Mordant
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Dominion Diamond should open books to potential suitors - shareholder 22.3.2017 Sify Finance
By Nicole Mordant
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If one goes, others will come: Piyush Goyal on Posco exit 20.3.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
It signed an agreement with state govt in 2005 for setting up its mega steel facility near Paradip
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Other firms will come if Posco exits steel project: Piyush Goyal 19.3.2017 ET: Steel
Commenting on the delay in land acquisition, Goyal said the project approval "had happened during the earlier regime and now things are becoming more transparent".
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Other firms will come if Posco exits steel project: Goyal 19.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
There are other companies that can replace Korean firm Posco if it decides to withdraw from its delayed steel project in Odisha, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said on Sunday.
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Anil Agarwal defends Vedanta's move to buy stake in Anglo American 19.3.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Agarwal's acquisition of shares worth $2.4 billion gives him a 12 per cent stake
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Zimbabwe wants direct diamond trade with India 19.3.2017 Zee News : South Asia
Zimbabwe government is planning to establish a "direct link" with India for diamond trading without third party involvement, it said today.
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Anil Agarwal buys $2.4b share in De Beers parent 17.3.2017 TOI: Home
Metal trader turned mining tycoon Anil Agarwal surprised the City of London on Wednesday night with an audacious $2.44-billion share purchase in Anglo American — one of the world’s top five miners and owner of the largest diamond producer, De Beers.
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Anil Agarwal family trust to invest £2 billion in Anglo American mining co 16.3.2017 HBL: Home
Anil Agarwal-owned family trust Volcan Investments intends to invest £2 billion in the shares of Anglo American plc, a global and diversified mining company, through compulsory convertible bonds.
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Govt to act tough against wilful defaulters; Rs 50,000 crore loans under scanner 10.3.2017 ET: Policy
The government and banks feel that despite having capacity to repay, these wilful defaulters have not repayed the loans and have diverted the funds to other ventures.
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Note ban hit India's diamond biz: De Beers 10.3.2017 Rediff: Business
'We need to see how quickly the industry comes out of the impact of the note ban.'
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Russia invites India to resource-rich far east in a bid to counter-balancing China 10.3.2017 TOI: India
Russian Deputy PM and President Vladimir Putin’s pointsperson for Far-East Russia, Yury Trutnev, is visiting New Delhi next week to attract Indian investments.
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Mines auction to fetch states Rs 1.5 lakh cr in 2017-18: Secretary 9.3.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The first tranche of auctions saw bidding of 21 mine blocks that fetched Rs 73,000 crore
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SBI files analysis report on GDP numbers 1.3.2017 New Kerala: Business India
SBI files analysis report on GDP numbers
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SBI files analysis report on GDP numbers 1.3.2017 Sify Finance
[India], March 1 (ANI): After GDP figures were released earlier this week, Dr. Soumya Kanti Ghosh, Chief Economic Adviser, Economic Research Department, State Bank of India (SBI) has expressed her
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