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Russia reveals huge diamond source under asteroid crater


September 18th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Russia can supply diamonds across world markets for the next 3,000 years. The government has revealed a vast diamond source under a 100-km-wide crater that was ... Read more...

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India Diplomatic Bag Found in French Alps After 46 Years


August 30th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
French Alps, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A bag carrying Indian diplomatic mail has been found in the French Alps after 46 years. The bag has been found at a place where an ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza loves classic Indian jewellery


August 27th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza reveals she has an inclination towards traditional Indian jewellery and happily sports it wherever and whichever way she can. "If you notice ... Read more...

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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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Cole’s 150-minute Cannes visit


May 20th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Actress Cheryl Cole is set to attend the ongoing 65th Cannes International Film Festival but will be there for just 150 minutes.L'Oreal is sponsoring Cole, ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe drafts new mining policy


May 13th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, May 13 (IANS) The Zimbabwean government is drafting a new mining development policy, a media report said. According to ZBC News, stakeholders within the mining sector are in discussions ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth keeps finances secret


May 6th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Britain's Queen Elizabeth would never reveal how much money she is worth despite being one of the world's richest landowners.Philip Beresford, compiler of the Sunday Times ... Read more...

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New Zealand ‘determined’ to conclude FTA with India


April 24th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) New Zealand is "determined" to conclude negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India by next year, an official said Tuesday."The significance of India is ... Read more...

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Botswana diamond exports triple


April 12th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Gaborone (Botswana), April 12 (IANS) Botswana's diamond exports bounced back from a four-month slump in February, rising to 2.23 billion pula (nearly $306 million) or three times their level in ... Read more...

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Zimbabwe to promulgate diamond policy


February 24th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Feb 24 (IANS) The Zimbabwean government Thursday said it is completing a diamond policy document which will lead to the crafting of the much anticipated Diamond Bill. Deputy Chief ... Read more...

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Russia to sell silver, diamonds worth over $300 mn


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia plans to sell silver worth about six billion rubles (around $201 million) and diamonds worth 5.4 billion rubles (around $181 million) in 2012, a ... Read more...

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High prices behind weak demand for diamonds this V-Day


February 13th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Diamonds may be woman's best friend, but due to high prices this year their Valentines may not buy them the rock as gift despite shoppers' preferred ... Read more...

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12 diamond merchants home after two years in Chinese custody


January 6th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) Twelve Indian diamond merchants, who were released after their arrest in China for alleged smuggling two years ago, returned home early Friday, official sources said.They arrived ... Read more...

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Singer Marina Diamandis ‘embarrassed’ by ambition


December 25th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS)Singer Marina Diamandis, better known by her stage name "Marina and the Diamonds", used to be "embarrassed" by her desire to be famous.The 26-year-old didn't tell ... Read more...

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$8 mn burglary exposes corrupt Chinese official


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 22 (IANS) The head of China's largest coking coal producer has been dismissed from service after it was revealed that burglars took away items worth 50 million yuan ... Read more...

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This car model costs more than the original


October 12th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) A car model of a Lamborghini made of gold and studded with diamonds costs more than the original and is expected to fetch a whopping 3 ... Read more...

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Beckham to buy Taylor’s jewellery for Victoria


September 20th, 2011 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Soccer ace David Beckham is reportedly planning to buy late Dame Elizabeth Taylor's jewellery for wife Victoria, when it is auctioned in December.Beckham is keen ... 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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Spears’ boyfriend designing engagement ring


September 14th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 14 (IANS) Britney Spears' boyfriend Jason Trawick, who is set to propose the singer, plans to design the ring himself.Trawick, who has been dating the "Toxic" ... Read more...

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Simpson to launch jewellery collection


August 31st, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Singer-actress Jessica Simpson is set to release her first fine jewellery collection with Firestar Diamonds.Simpson has become the first celebrity to work with the company."Jewellery is ... Read more...

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Salman Bhai carries ornaments best: Malaika


August 4th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora feels that her brother-in-law and Bollywood star Salman Khan carries the jewellery in the best manner."Whatever he wears like his bracelets or ... Read more...

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Rosily Paul impresses with handmade jewellery at IIJW


August 1st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Designer Rosily Paul, who specialises in modern and customised jewellery designs, promoted handmade jewellery at the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW). She took inspiration from nature ... Read more...

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Gems, jewellery sector turnover to double by 2015: Assocham


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 21 (IANS) The gems and jewellery industry in India is expected to record a turnover of Rs.2.13 lakh crore by 2015, the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry ... Read more...

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Warner Bros gifts diamond bracelet to Rowling


July 21st, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) J.K. Rowling, author of the "Harry Potter" books, was given a diamond bracelet as a thank you present from Warner Bros.The movie studio is grateful that ... Read more...

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Supreme Court reserves verdict on Kerala temple treasure


July 14th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday reserved its order on how to preserve and protect the treasures found in the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala. The court ... Read more...

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Chinese woman’s diamonds recovered from garbage dump


May 11th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 11 (IANS) A Chinese woman, whose 130,000 yuan ($20,000) worth of diamonds were thrown away by mistake, employed sanitary workers to go through mountains of garbage to seek ... 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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Gems and jewellery exports shine in 2010-11


April 19th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India's gems and jewellery exports soared 46.89 percent to $43.14 billion in the financial year ended March 31, the sector's representative council said Tuesday."India today ... Read more...

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Kutcher’s love notes to Moore


April 16th, 2011 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Actor Ashton Kutcher leaves wife Demi Moore romantic notes around the house to prove how much he loves her.The 33-year-old actor is married to the "Ghost" ... Read more...

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Diamonds worth millions stolen from Swiss fair


April 1st, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Basel, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prosecutors in Switzerland have announced that four diamonds worth millions of dollars have been stolen from a watch and jewelry fair in the Swiss city of Basel. ... Read more...

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Thieves steal diamonds at Swiss Fair


March 31st, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Basel, Mar 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thieves have successfully stolen four diamonds valued at millions of dollars during a jewel fair in Switzerland.Police are looking for the robbers and they explained that the ... Read more...

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Christie’s to auction “giant pearl”


March 30th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dubai, Mar 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christie’s is going to put one of the largest pearls in the world for sale during an auction in Dubai. Christie’s has revealed that the auction would ... Read more...

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Big B wants more work with Jaya


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) After facing the camera with his wife Jaya after a decade, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is convinced he wants to do a lot more ... Read more...

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Hema Malini is worth Rs.60 crore


February 21st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 21 (IANS) Hindi film world's 'dream girl' Hema Malini owns diamonds, gold, houses and other assets valued at over Rs.60 crore and she has a debt of Rs.17 crore. ... Read more...

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee emblem designed by 10-yr-old girl


February 21st, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): The Queen's official 2012 Diamond Jubilee emblem will be based on a design created by a 10-year-old girl.Katherine Dewar, from Chester, who won the competition, was chosen from ... Read more...

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