Recce okayed for gold, diamond mining

Hyderabad Oct. 16: The Union government granted reconnaissance permit to two companies for the mining of gold, diamond, iron, copper, lead, zinc and silver and other precious minerals. The Union ministry of mines informed the state government that it had permitted the Bengaluru-based Geo Mysore Service (India) Private Limited and the New Delhi-based M/s Premier Nickel Mines Pvt.