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Woman’s presence holds up temple treasure assessment


September 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) The presence of a woman in a team appointed to take stock of the precious items in a vault of the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here ... Read more...

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India Post to give discount on gold coins this Rakhi


August 1st, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) India Post has announced a discount of 6.5 percent on gold coins this Rakhi.According to an official statement, the postal service will give a discount ... Read more...

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RBI mulls alternative financial instruments to gold


July 12th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is mulling floating financial instruments that mimic returns on gold to curb the current account deficit, Deputy Governor Anand Sinha ... Read more...

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Himachal to turn temple gold into mementoes


July 8th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is set to allow gold-rich temple trusts to melt tonnes of the precious metal in their coffers to turn them into mementoes as ... Read more...

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Bank of India official arrested for bribery


July 7th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) A senior official of the state-run Bank of India was nabbed red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs.100,000, the Central Bureau of Investigation said here Saturday.Senior ... Read more...

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Stocktaking of Kerala temple treasure begins


July 5th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 5 (IANS) Two committees appointed by the Supreme Court Thursday started taking stock and estimating the value of the jewels, gems and precious metals kept inside one of ... Read more...

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2012 not to be a shining year for Indian gems and jewellery


May 9th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 9 (IANS) The Indian gems and jewellery industry will see muted demand in 2012 with volume growth to be around four percent for the sector, Fitch Ratings said ... Read more...

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Now gold coins in honour of M.S. Subbulakshmi (With Image)


April 26th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A limited edition of engraved gold coins has been launched as a tribute to legendary Carnatic musician M.S. Subbulakshmi. A part of the proceeds from ... Read more...

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Six percent discount on gold coins on Akshaya Tritiya


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) India Post is offering a six percent discount on gold coins on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya across its 31 designated post offices in the ... Read more...

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Gold coins for Daredevils, if they win IPL


March 31st, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The Delhi Daredevils squad stands a chance to win gold medals if they win the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).George Muthoot, ... Read more...

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Bengal minister urges Pranab to reconsider gold duty hike


March 24th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) West Bengal Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee Satuday urged union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to reconsider the budget proposal of increasing basic customs duty on standard ... Read more...

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Jewellers extend shutdown by two more days


March 19th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) The All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation Monday extended by two more days their strike to protest the government's budget proposal to hike basic customs ... Read more...

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Hike in import duty on gold: Jewellers body calls for shutdown


March 16th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) The All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation Friday called for a country-wide shutdown March 17 to protest against the government's budget proposal to increase ... Read more...

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Jewellers criticise hike in import duty on gold


March 16th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Indian jewellery makers Friday criticised Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's proposal to increase basic customs duty on standard gold bars, gold coins and platinum ... Read more...

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Gold to cost more as budget proposes to increase customs duty


March 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Gold is set to cost more from April 1, 2012 with Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday proposing to raise import duty on standard gold ... Read more...

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Ex-army official’s house burgled


February 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) A retired army official's house was burgled in the capital city, a police official said Thursday.The break-in was reported from retired Brigadier Shyam Prashad's house ... Read more...

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Haryana officials in dock for selling shrine’s gold


December 11th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 10 (IANS) A move to oblige senior officers by selling gold offered at a famous Hindu shrine near here at much lower rates has put officials of the ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh officer owns Rs.6 crore illegal property


November 26th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 26 (IANS) Searches at the houses of a Chhattisgarh government official and of his bank locker have revealed that he has illegally amassed property to the tune ... Read more...

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Delhi post offices sold 3.5 kg gold on Dhanteras


October 25th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Post offices across the city sold 3.5 kg of gold on the occasion of Dhanteras, the ministry of communications and IT said Tuesday."On the occasion ... Read more...

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Gold rush before Dhanteras: Jewellers


October 23rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) The gold rush across India just before Monday's Dhanteras festival has made jewellers confident of increasing their business, though prices of the yellow metal show volatility ... Read more...

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A temple with history, legends and treasures


July 10th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The idol of Lord Vishnu, presiding deity at Kerala's Padmanabhaswami temple, where mind-boggling treasures have been discovered, is itself made of 12,000 'salagramams' or sacred ... Read more...

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All eyes on last of locked temple chambers


July 5th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 5 (IANS) Will the only remaining locked chamber of the 16th century Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple be opened? Suddenly, there is growing talk that opening it may cause misfortune.One ... Read more...

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London gets a gold vending machine


July 2nd, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) A vending machine which dispenses gold coins and bars has been installed for the first time in Britain.The "Gold to go" machine -- made from reinforced ... Read more...

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Grandma’s urn left at Fenton Goodwill store


June 11th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fenton, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Fenton Goodwill store received quite an unusual gift this Easter when what appeared to be an urn turned up in the things that they received. The ... Read more...

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Tamils, Punjabis celebrate festivals in Malaysia


April 14th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 14 (IANS) Tamils and Punjabis settled in Malaysia Thursday celebrated the Tamil New Year and Vaisakhi Thursday.The Punjabi community, estimated at over 100,000, have begun the customary ... Read more...

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Himachal temples to melt holy gold


April 12th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 12 (IANS) Like the Naina Devi and Chamunda Devi shrines, many Himachal Pradesh temples are flush with gold worth crores of rupees. And some of it could soon ... Read more...

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Gang of ‘tantriks’ busted, three arrested


February 18th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Posing as a tantrik, a man claimed to solve any person's hardships with the help of his Indian eagle owl. After cheating more than 500 people of ... Read more...

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Three burglars held in Delhi


January 29th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The tight security arrangements for the Republic Day in the capital landed three robbers in the police net when they were caught at the police pickets in ... Read more...

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World’s richest man to set up art museum in Mexico


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 23 (IANS/EFE) Carlos Slim, the richest man in the world according to Forbes magazine, is setting up an art museum in Mexico City that will exhibit around 66,000 works, ... Read more...

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Google Celebrates Robert Louis Stevenson’s Birthday


November 14th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Now if you are wondering what is the new pirate themed doodle all about on Google's home page then to be precise it is nothing else ... Read more...

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Delhiites throng markets on Dhanteras


November 3rd, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Marking the beginning of Diwali, Delhiites Wednesday celebrated Dhanteras with great gusto shopping for metals like gold and silver.Most of the markets in the city were choked ... Read more...

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India Post to sell gold coins during festive season


October 27th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India Post Wednesday said that it will be offering 24-carat branded gold coins during the festival season.India Post has been selling the 24-carat coins produced by ... Read more...

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Rare US gold coins found in a garden in London


October 19th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two residents in London may be laughing all the way to the bank soon if the gold coins they accidentally found in their garden are not claimed ... Read more...

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Reliance Money launches new gold coins with India Post logo


October 18th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Anil Ambani group company Reliance Money Infrastructure Limited (RMIL) Monday launched new gold coins with the India Post logo to capitalise on the festive fervour in the country. ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old gold coin found in Israel


August 12th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 12 (DPA) Archaeologists working in Israel have uncovered a rare 2,200-year-old gold coin, the heaviest and with the highest contemporary value of any found in excavations in the country, the ... Read more...

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