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Thursday 27 March, 2008

Vedanta Resources

S&P India 10 Index

Vedanta Resources PLC
27 March 2008

                                                                   27 March 2008

           Inclusion of Sterlite Industries in the S&P India 10 Index

Vedanta Resources plc is pleased to announce that its flagship Indian
subsidiary, Sterlite Industries (India) Limited ('Sterlite') has been included
in the recently launched S&P India 10 Index (the 'S&P India 10'). The S&P
India 10 is designed to provide investors with tradable exposure to the Indian
equity market as well as serve as a basis upon which to create investment

Sterlite is the only company from the Materials sector in the S&P India 10.

The S&P India 10 comprises ten of the largest and most liquid Indian companies
which trade on developed market exchanges namely the Hong Kong Stock Exchange,
the London Stock Exchange, the NASDAQ or the New York Stock Exchange. In
addition, included companies must already be a constituent of the S&P/IFCI India
Index, with a float-adjusted market capitalization above US$ 500 million and
six-month average daily trading value above US$ 1 million.

For further information, please contact:
Sumanth Cidambi                   
Associate Director - Investor Relations     Tel: +44 20 7659 4732 / +91 22 6646 1531
Vedanta Resources plc

Faeth Birch                             
Robin Walker
Finsbury                                    Tel: +44 20 7251 3801

About Vedanta Resources plc

Vedanta Resources plc is a London listed FTSE 100 diversified metals and mining
group. Its principal operations are located throughout India, with further
operations in Zambia and Australia. The major metals produced are aluminium,
copper, zinc, lead and iron ore. For further information, please visit

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