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Saibaba Temple gets diamonds worth Rs.1.18 crore


August 1st, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shirdi (Maharashtra), Aug 1 (IANS) An identified person has donated two diamonds worth Rs.1.18 crore to the Shirdi Saibaba Temple here, an official said Wednesday."A Sai Baba devotee donated two ... Read more...

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De Beers to reduce diamond production


July 21st, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) South African diamond mining major De Beers will produce 28-30 million carats of rough diamond in 2012, lower than last year's production of 31.3 million carats, ... Read more...

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Myanmar puts off special gem sale


June 9th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 9 (IANS) Myanmar has put off its annual special gem sale in August following the suspension of jade mining in Pha-Kant, an area in Kachin state, a media ... Read more...

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Russia exported $4 bn worth diamonds: India major buyer


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia last year exported over 32 million carats of uncut rough diamonds worth $3.81 billion, the finance ministry said. India, Belgium and Israel were the ... Read more...

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Mayawati added Rs.23.64 crore to her wealth in two years


March 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 13 (IANS) Outgoing Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati's wealth has gone up by Rs.23.64 crore in the past two years, an affidavit submitted by her while filing her ... Read more...

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Rare pink diamond found in WA


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An extremely rare pink diamond has been unearned in Australia. Mining giants Rio Tinto announced the find calling the precious stone “remarkable.” The Argyle Mine located in ... Read more...

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1 mn pound ring stolen from Hong Kong hotel


January 18th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) A thief made off with a one million pound emerald ring accidently left by a Swiss jeweller in the bathroom of a Hong Kong hotel, The ... Read more...

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Is Britney Spears already engaged to Jason Trawick?


November 24th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) OK! Magazine reports that Britney Spears and boyfriend Jason Trawick have been engaged since the summer. The report quoted a source as saying that the pair ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams buys diamond-studded watch for wife


September 20th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams has bought a new watch worth 9,000 pounds for his actress wife Ayda Field.They went along to the launch of the Spencer ... Read more...

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Preity Zinta to be honoured at Venice Film Festival


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta will be honoured at the Venice Film Festival for bringing cultural harmony through her work.The actress will be awarded the "World Diamond ... Read more...

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‘Blood and Iron’ in Bellary: A shocking tale (Movie Review)


August 11th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Documentary Film: "Blood and Iron"; Director: Paranjoy Guha Thakurta; Rating:****"Scandals like 2G, CWG, etc, lead to a notional loss of money. When you consider illegal mining, there's no comparison because that ... Read more...

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Botswana world’s top diamond producer in 2010


August 4th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 4 (IANS) Botswana regained in 2010 the spot of the world's biggest rough diamond producer by value, after it had slipped to second place in 2009, says latest ... Read more...

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Bieber bought necklace inspired by ‘Family Guy’ character


May 27th, 2011 - 6:27 am ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber has spent $25,000 on a necklace which is inspired by "Family Guy" character Stewie Griffin.Bieber also contributed in designing the ... Read more...

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Large diamond found in Siberia


April 21st, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Vladivostok, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Siberian mining company in Yakutia has discovered a large diamond weighing more than 136 carats, authorities said Thursday.The diamond has a very rare "honey-yellow" ... Read more...

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Zambian emeralds dazzle Indian buyers


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 22 (IANS) Emeralds from the southern African country of Zambia are finding a good market in India. Gemfields, one of the world's leading gemstone producers, held its second ... Read more...

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Gyllenhaal buys bracelet for Taylor


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Jake Gyllenhaal splurged $100,000 for a white gold and diamond bracelet for his girlfriend Taylor Swift on her birthday.The 30-year-old actor who has been romantically linked to the ... Read more...

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Jake Gyllenhaal treats ‘girlfriend’ Taylor Swift to diamond bracelet for b’day


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): Actor Jake Gyllenhaal bought his rumoured girlfriend Taylor Swift a stunning 100,000-dollar white gold bracelet on her 21st birthday.Swift celebrated the milestone age on 13 December (10) and ... Read more...

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Gyllenhaal gifts diamond bracelet to Swift


December 22nd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) Actor Jake Gyllenhaal has reportedly gifted singer Taylor Swift a $100,000 diamond bracelet on her birthday.Gyllenhaal has been romantically linked to Swift since October. They also spent Thanksgiving ... Read more...

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Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show: Adriana Lima Showcases $2 Million Fantasy Bra?


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It is not any usual garment with usual fabric or color. This special bra designed by Damiani has 60 carats of diamonds and 82 carats of sapphires as well as topazes. ... Read more...

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Mexican distiller unveils ‘world’s costliest’ tequila bottle worth $3.5m


November 26th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 26 (ANI): A Mexican distillery has unveiled a tequila bottle worth 3.5 million dollars-apparently the most expensive in the world.The tequila, from Hacienda La Capilla, comes in a bottle ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson - Unusual Engagement Ring?


November 24th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Does Eric Johnson, a former NFL player, but now unemployed, have the moolah to purchase that extravagant engagement ring for Jessica Simpson? The ring is designed ... Read more...

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NFL Star Chad Ochocinco All Set To Marry Girlfriend Evelyn Lozada


November 18th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chad Ochocinco, the wide-receiver of Cincinnati Bengals is dominating headlines for reasons much different from his sporting prowess. The NFL star hogged the limelight after a ... Read more...

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Princess Diana’s Engagement Ring, From Harry to Kate, via Prince William


November 18th, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famously gorgeous sapphire and diamond engagement ring which belonged to Princess Diana is now being worn on the left hand of Kate Middleton, the longtime girlfriend ... Read more...

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Rare pink diamond sold for 29 million pounds


November 17th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A very rare pink diamond has made history by being sold for a whooping 29 million pounds at an auction. The pink diamond is valued ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson Flashes Her Dazzling Engagement Ring, Nick Lachey Congratulates Her


November 16th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Irresistible" singer Jessica Simpson is engaged to football tight end Eric Johnson, the couple announced the news through their representative to the media. The media outlets ... Read more...

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Dean Sheremet Proposes To Sarah Silver, LeAnn Rimes Offers Best Wishes


November 14th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) LeAnn Rimes' ex-husband Dean Sheremet has proposed to her live in girlfriend Sarah Silver, the media reports. Sources claimed that Dean Sheremet and Sarah Silver were ... Read more...

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Men too want diamond-studded rings


November 9th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Be it a small diamond pointer or an over two-carat solitaire - men now love their engagement and wedding gold bands being decorated with ... Read more...

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Sharapova feels “spoiled” with $250K engagement ring


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Maria Sharapova has admitted that she feels spoiled to receive a 250,000-dollar engagement ring from her fiancé/Los Angeles Laker Sasha Vujacic."He completely surprised me! I'm so lucky ... Read more...

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Maria Sharapova’s engagement ring costs $250K


October 26th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Maria Sharapova was recently spotted with her new engagement ring, which was given to her by her fiancee L.A. Laker Sasha Vujacic."This ring makes a statement. It's ... Read more...

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Are You Willing To Shell Out $2 Million For A Bra?


October 22nd, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):  Are you shocked or scratching your head thinking about paying $2 million for an inner wear? Well, it’s a reality and Brazilian model Adriana Lima is ... Read more...

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Adriana Lima dazzles in $2m diamond-encrusted bra


October 21st, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Brazilian model Adriana Lima was photographed showing off her assets in a 2 million dollar diamond-encrusted bra in New York.Lima, 29, who wore a pale blue satin ... Read more...

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World’s most expensive Barbie auctioned for $302K!


October 21st, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, 0ct 21 (ANI): A Barbie with jewels designed by Australia's Stefano Caturi, believed to be the most expensive Barbie in the world, has been auctioned for 302,500 dollars at Christie's in ... Read more...

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World’s largest diamond bourse opens in Mumbai (With image)


October 16th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The world's largest diamond exchange opens in the city's business district Bandra-Kurla Complex on Sunday, taking India from a manufacturing to a trading hub and challenging ... Read more...

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World’s most expensive Barbie up for grabs at $500K


October 7th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): A custom-designed Barbie, wearing a necklace featuring a one-carat pink diamond, is to be auctioned off for an estimated 300,000 to 500,000 dollars, making it the world's most ... Read more...

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Rare pink diamond could fetch up to $38 million at auction


October 7th, 2010 - 2:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sotheby is all set to auction a rare pink diamond next month. And the auctioneers at Sotheby are hoping that the diamond would fetch something in the range of $27-$38 million. ... Read more...

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