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Tuesday 13 November, 2007

Vedanta Resources

Holding(s) in Company

Vedanta Resources PLC
13 November 2007


TR - 1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which 
   voting rights are attached:

Vedanta Resources plc

2. Reason for the notification (please state Yes/No):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights: (Yes)

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the 
acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached: (No)

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights: (No)

Other (please specify): (No)

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:

Standard Life Investments Ltd

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):

Vidacos Nominees

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or 
reached if different):

8 November 2007

6. Date on which issuer notified:

9 November 2007

7. Threshhold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:

5%

8 Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of shares if possible              Situation previous to the
Using the ISIN Code                           triggering transaction:

                                              No of          No of
                                              Shares         voting rights

GB0033277061                                  16,608,290     16,608,290

Resulting situation after triggering the transaction:

Class/type of shares    No of shares   No of voting rights    % of voting rights
if possible using
the ISIN Code           Direct         Direct      Indirect   Direct    Indirect

GB0033277061            14,094,625     11,554,754  2,539,871  4.013%    0.882%

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of        Expiration     Exercise/      Number of voting       % of voting
Financial      date           conversion     rights that may be     rights
Instrument                    period/date    acquired (if the
                                             instrument is
                                             exercised/converted)

-              -              -              -                      -

Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights                       % of voting rights
14,094,625                                    4.896%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the 
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable (xv):

Standard Life Investments Limited

Proxy Voting

10. Name of proxy holder:

N/a

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

N/a

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

N/a

13. Additional information:

N/a

14. Contact name:

Alison Kennedy
Corporate Governance Manager - Engagement
Standard Life Investments Ltd

15. Contact telephone number:

(0131) 245 2289






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