GOLD JEWELLERY

  • Demand for gold surges once again this festive season 22 hours 54 minutes ago

    Bangalore: The demand for gold has surged once again as the festive and wedding season are underway. With the arrival of Dussehra, Dhanteras, Diwali, the excitement of jewellers and goldsmiths is more palpable than it was last year. The 2013 festive season took a hit from multiple fronts - raw material...
  • A gold Tata Nano, a shirt made of solid gold and gold slippers: 10 photos of the strangest things made of gold show why Indians are obsessed with the yellow metal August 8, 2014

    Indians have been trading in gold since time immemorial. Gold is a part of our lives. All our jewelleries for as long as we can remember have been made of gold. It forms a large part of the bridal trousseau. Let's face it. Indians track gold prices like a hawk...
  • Gold jewellery import dips 80 pc from Thailand in 201314 July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid concerns over the certificate of origin issue, import of gold jewellery from Thailand has dipped by 80.7 per cent to Rs 100.46 crore (351 kg) in 201314, Parliament was informed on Friday. "Since 201112, import of gold jewellery from Thailand has come down," Commerce and Industry Minister...
  • Gold jewellery exports climb, set to keep rising April 30, 2014

    Gold jewellery exports from India rose for a second straight month in March as raw material supply improved after the RBI allowed more banks to import bullion, with industry officials saying the upward trend looks set to continue. Struggling with a ballooning trade deficit, India last year imposed a record duty...
  • Indian girl fools mother, tries to run away with gold to settle abroad with Pakistani boyfriend August 14, 2013

    An Indian girl and her Pakistani boyfriend have been arrested for trying to rob and smuggle 20 kilograms of her mother's gold jewellery in order to settle down outside the country, Sharjah Police have said. The 20yearold girl, identified only by her initials as NKD, disappeared after her mother left her...
  • Gold futures zooms to record high of Rs 31,029 August 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Buoyed by a firm trend in the overseas markets, gold futures prices on Thursday climbed to alltime high of Rs 31,029 per 10 grams as speculators indulged in enlarging positions. Rising spot demand in domestic markets for the wedding season also pushed gold futures to trade at record high,...
  • Gold prices hit yet another peak at Rs 30,420 June 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Gold prices touched alltime high of Rs 30,420 per 10 grams in the bullion market in Delhi on Wednesday on the back of rising demand for the wedding season amid strong cues from the global markets. Gold spurted by Rs 270 to surpass its previous record of Rs 30,400...
  • Striking jewellers batoncharged in Ahmedabad April 3, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujaratbased gems and jewellery traders, who are on strike to protest against excise duty on unbranded gold jewellery, were on Tuesday batoncharged in when they tried to block traffic on busy SarkhejGandhinagar highway, police said. The jewellers also held protests and blocked traffic in major cities like Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot. In...
  • Jet staffer steals gold from cargo October 16, 2006

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police have arrested a staffer of the jet Airways for theft of gold ornaments valued at over Rs 40 lakh. Santosh Prasad, a staffer of the Jet Airways security unit was arrested by the IGI airport unit of the Delhi police at Anand Vihar interstate bus terminus...