Gold Plating

  • Watch: Extravagant possessions left by Ukrainian President February 25, 2014

    Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych fled his country and left behind a seemingly endless array of extravagant possessions. It included an armoured soviet-era Limo, Vodka with his face on it, ostriches in a private zoo, a 19-year old Bentley and gold-plated toilet brushes. ...
  • Platinum, goldplated MacBook Pro on sale January 6, 2013

    If you think that the MacBook Pro makes for an expensive buy in itself, how about a 24carat goldplated version? A firm called Computer Choppers has just put the finishing touches on a goldplated MacBook with an Apple logo encrusted with multicolour diamonds, which you can claim to own for...
  • Goldplated iPhone 5 goes on sale September 30, 2012

    If you thought that the iPhone 5 with its price tag, was as far as one could go with the word 'premium' or 'expensive', you have to read this. Liverpool designer, Stuart Hughes has his own version of the premium iPhone 5, that is all gold and diamond. Reportedly, Hughes'd...
  • Corporate rivalry behind gold-plating charge: RIL July 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The CAG will hold an exit conference on the hydrocarbons on Tuesday. Reliance Industries will be attending the meeting under protest, what it calls as a courtesy to the oil ministry and DGH. RIL has also submitted a long and detailed reply to the oil ministry on the...
  • Tirupati: Gold plating of richest temple shelved May 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Tirumala Tirupati Devesthanam (TTD) on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it has shelved the controversial decision on gold plating of the sanctum sanctorum of the shrine of Lord Venkateswara at Tirupati, the world's richest temple. The decision to reconsider the move was taken in deference to the sentiments...