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Billionaire Agarwal to Donate Most of Wealth After Meeting Gates

"Anil Agarwal, the billionaire founder of Vedanta Resources, said he & his family decided to donate 75% of their wealth to charity after meeting Bill Gates, the world’s richest person “What we earn must be returned for the greater good of society. Life is not only about wealth.” the billionaire said"

7.2 Reasons To Sell Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Vedanta Resources plc And Tullow Oil plc

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Zambian villagers win right to have pollution case heard in Britain

High court judge dismisses claims by mining firm Vedanta Resources that water contamination case against them and subsidiary KCM should be heard in Zambia

Here is a list of top Ten stocks that are likely to be in focus today: Tata Motors: Jaguar Land Rover, the British luxury vehicle unit of Tata Motors, is planning to make Land Rover SUVs in India for the local market and exports.

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Indian tribe's Avatar-like battle against mining firm reaches supreme court

Indian tribe's Avatar-like battle against mining firm reaches supreme court Dongria Kondh people pledge to carry on fight to prevent Vedanta Resources from mining bauxite from Niyamgiri hills

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India's rejection of Vedanta's bauxite mine is a victory for tribal rights

Indian tribal girls watch rituals in the Niyamgiri hills. India has refused Vedanta Resources permission to mine bauxite in the area. Photo...

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Indigenous peoples - in pictures

The Kondhs are the largest tribal group in Odisha, formerly Orissa. Their culture centres on nature and sacred hills. Utkal Alumina is mining the 200m-ton bauxite deposit under the Baphlimali hills, while the 8,000-plus Dongria Kondh on the Niyamgiri hills have lived under the threat of mining there by Vedanta Resources

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Kanyakumari Beach

Swami Vivekananda was one of the most influential spiritual leaders of Vedanta philosophy. He was the chief disciple of Ramakrishna Paramahansa and was the founder of Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission. Swami Vivekananda was the living embodiment of sacrifice and dedicated his life to the country and yearned for the progress of the poor, the helpless and the downtrodden.