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Zimbabwe to allow two new companies to mine diamonds 5.12.2018 Reuters: World News
Zimbabwe will now allow two more private companies to explore and mine diamonds in the country, bringing to four the number of firms that will operate in the sector, mines minister Winston Chitando has said.
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Small-diamond slump to pressure manufacturers: Report 5.12.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Dec 5 (BusinessWire India): The sharp decline in prices of small, low-value diamonds will exert further pressure on India's manufacturing sector, according to the latest issue of the
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India to Chair Kimberley Process from 1st January 2019 30.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) Plenary 2018, was held in Brussels, Belgium, from 12th-16thNovember 2018.EU handed over the Chairmanship of KPCS to India from 1st January, 2019.  On the concluding day of the Plenary, Ms. Federica Mogherini, High representative for Foreign Affairs and Security policy, Vice- President of the European Commission,in the closing ceremony, handed overKPCS Chairmanship to India, from 2019, by passing on the gavel to Commerce Secretary, Dr. AnupWadhawan.
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Pink Legacy, "Leonardo Da Vinci Of Diamonds", Smashes Records At Auction 14.11.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
An exceptionally rare 19-carat pink diamond fetched $50 million (44 million euros) at auction in Geneva Tuesday, Christie's said, setting a new per carat record for a stone of its kind.
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"Most Beautiful" Pink Diamond Could Set New Record For Stone Of Its Kind 13.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
An exceptionally rare 19-carat pink diamond goes under the hammer in Geneva Tuesday, when it could fetch $50 million (44 million euros), setting a new record for a stone of its kind.
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Rare, hundred year old pink-diamond all set to sizzle at Christie's for $50 million 10.11.2018 Sify Finance
Hundred year old Pink diamond owned by the Openheimer family once is all set to rake in $50 million.
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Quest for black diamond: Pollution from mines, power plants is choking Chhattisgarh’s coal hub 9.11.2018 Scroll.in
In Korba, industrial exploitation of the area with no concern for residents’ health has led to resentment among the communities.
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Congolese migrants flood home, Angola denies claims of brutal crackdown 14.10.2018 Reuters: World News
Congolese migrants and officials said dozens of people were killed this month in neighbouring Angola in a crackdown on artisanal diamond mining, an accusation Angolan security forces strongly denied.
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After Three Generations Of Digging, Labourer Finds 42 Carat Diamond 10.10.2018 NDTV News - India-news
For 50 year-old daily-wage labourer Motilal Prajapati, the treasure hunt of sorts began two generations ago when his grandfather took a small plot of land on lease near the mining area in diamond-rich...
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'India-Russia to have mutual cooperation in various sectors' 14.9.2018 Sify Finance
Union Minister Suresh Prabhu has concluded the meeting held with various ministers from Russia, on enhancing bilateral trade and investment between both countries, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said on Thursday.
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Prabhu stresses on enhancing trade, investment between India, Russia 13.9.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu has met his Russian counterpart Denis Manturov and held discussions on enhancing bilateral trade and investment between India and Russia. Mr Prabhu also held bilateral meeting with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev on areas of cooperation between the two countries to strengthen bilateral ties for […]
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Commerce Minister concludes Vladivostok visit 13.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, recently visited the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok in Russia. The visit began with a tour of the diamond cutting and polishing factory set up by the KGK Group of India in Vladivostok.
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Suresh Prabhu holds meetings with Russian Ministers at Vladivostok 11.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Suresh Prabhu and Russian Federation Minister, Dmitry Kobylkin, releasing a book on tiger conservation at Vladivostok Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, had a meeting with Dmitry Kobylkin, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Russian Federation.
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Brexit-Backer Arron Banks Denies Fresh Allegation Of Russia Links 21.7.2018 NDTV News - Latest
British businessman Arron Banks has denied an allegation made by a former business partner that he approached Russians about investing in his diamond mines, and that the money raised went instead to...
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Brexit-backer Arron Banks denies fresh allegation of Russia links 20.7.2018 Reuters: Money News
British businessman Arron Banks has denied an allegation made by a former business partner that he approached Russians about investing in his diamond mines, and that the money raised went instead to his campaign to leave the European ...
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Diamonds, Death And Despair: Suicides Shroud India's Gem Industry 10.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
After polishing diamonds destined for luxury stores from New York to Hong Kong for nearly 10 hours in a cramped workshop in Gujarat, Vikram Raujibhai went home, waited for his family to leave, and...
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Dinosaur Amber In Conflict-Ridden North Is Myanmar's New Gold Mine 1.7.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
"Amber hunters" on a quest for a Jurassic Park-style discovery of dinosaur remains sift through mounds of the precious resin in Myanmar -- a lucrative trade that captivates palaeontologists but also...
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Focus: Rio Tinto ready to splash out on copper 29.6.2018 Reuters: Money News
LONDON (Reuters) - Rio Tinto wants copper badly, and it's ready to pay top-dollar.
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Zimbabwe parliament drops call for Mugabe to answer questions on diamond mines 12.6.2018 Reuters: World News
HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's parliament on Monday backed down from its demand for former president Robert Mugabe to answer questions related to diamond mining operations during his time in office.
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India seeks gold, diamond mining rights in Russia 29.5.2018 Reuters: Money News
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is seeking rights to mine for gold and diamonds in Russia's resource-rich Far East, Trade Minister Suresh Prabhu told Reuters on Tuesday.
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