News

November 17, 2006

Sanatana Provides Information on New Director

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Friday, November 17, 2006. Following the announcement on November 15, 2006 on changes to the board of directors of Sanatana Diamonds Inc. ("Sanatana" or the "Company"), the following disclosures regarding the appointment of Mr. Buddy Doyle to the board of directors are required under Schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules.

Buddy James Doyle, aged 45, is currently a director of the following companies:
Arctic Star Diamond Corp. - director
European Diamonds PLC - Chairman
Amarillo Gold Corp. - Chief Executive Officer

As at the date of this announcement, Buddy Doyle has a beneficial interest in 40,000 common shares in the capital of the Company, with an additional 360,000 shares held in escrow; representing 0.8 per cent of the Company's issued share capital.

There are no other matters which are required to be disclosed under paragraph 2(g) of Schedule 2 of the AIM Rules.

About the Company

Sanatana Diamonds Inc. is focused on the exploration of its 16-million acre Mackenzie Diamond Project located north of Great Bear Lake and approximately 700 kilometres northwest of Yellowknife, in the Northwest Territories of Canada. The company has been in active exploration of this area since early 2004 and has an agreement with diamond producer Rio Tinto's subsidiary, Kennecott Canada Exploration Inc. Till samples taken from Sanatana's Project have recovered kimberlite indicator mineral results and exploration continues on a number of potential kimberlite targets. To date, eight separate areas have been identified by Sanatana that have potential kimberlite targets.

Sanatana, headquartered in Vancouver with a Toronto corporate office, is dual listed on the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange plc and the TSX Venture Exchanges (AIM: SAN, TSX.V: STA). For additional information on the company, please contact Peter Miles, President and Chief Executive Officer, at 604-408-6680.


For further information about Sanatana, please visit the Sanatana's website at:
www.sanatanadiamonds.com
Or Contact:
E-mail investor@sanatanadiamonds.com

Peter Miles
President and Chief Executive Officer

E-mail: pmiles@sanatanadiamonds.com
Tel : (604) 408 6680
Fax : (604) 684 9277

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor the London Stock Exchange plc has reviewed this release and neither accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.