Silver

  • Gold, silver imports dip 40 per cent to $33.46 billion in 2013-14 11-04-2014 03:22 PM

    Gold and silver imports declined 40 per cent to $33.46 billion in 2013-14 mainly due to restrictions imposed by the government on inbound shipments of the precious metal to narrow the current account deficit. Imports of gold and silver in 2012-13 stood at $55.79 billion. In March, the imports of...
  • Trade deficit narrows on 77 per cent drop in gold imports 11-02-2014 03:58 PM

    India's trade deficit narrowed in January, helped by a 77 per cent drop in imports of gold and silver while exports ticked up, improving the outlook for the country's fragile current account balance. The trade ministry said it had recommended easing curbs on gold imports, prompted by the brighter trade...
  • American Hustle: Will Jennifer Lawrence be able to impress the Indian audience? 16-01-2014 06:05 PM

    New Delhi: Crime-comedy drama 'American Hustle' which clinched several awards at the 71st edition of the Golden Globe Awards is going to hit the Indian screens on January 17. 'American Hustle' is based in 1970s and is a story about two con-artists who set up stings to catch corrupt politicians....
  • Confident 'American Hustle' will be favourite at Oscars: Anupam Kher 15-01-2014 02:59 PM

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who hosted a special screening of comedy-drama 'American Hustle' for the students of his acting school - Actor Prepares, says he is confident that the film will shine at the Oscars this year. The film has been directed by director David O Russell, with whom...
  • Thane: Silver seized from passenger in luxury bus going to Gujarat 15-01-2014 07:15 AM

    Thane: The Thane district rural police seized a big stock of silver which was being transported in a luxury bus on its way to Gujarat on Tuesday evening, the police said. The station house officer at the Talasari police station told PTI that a passenger travelling in the bus from...
  • Gold futures fall on stronger rupee, global cues 31-12-2013 06:47 PM

    Indian gold futures edged lower in thin volume on Tuesday as the rupee appreciated against the dollar and global prices headed for their biggest annual decline in more than three decades. At 4.40 pm, the most-active gold for February delivery was down 0.09 per cent at 28,334 rupees per 10...
  • Gold steady, but set for biggest annual loss in three decades 26-12-2013 03:33 PM

    Gold was little changed on Thursday in thin year-end trade, but looked set to post its biggest annual loss in more than three decades as rallying equities and optimism about a global economic recovery dented its safe-haven appeal. Worries this year that the US Federal Reserve will begin unwinding its...
  • Gold comes off all-time high, silver declines during 2013 22-12-2013 01:43 PM

    Gold slipped from its peak level and was poised to end 2013 below last year's closing price after the government increased customs duty to 10 per cent and imposed import restrictions to contain increasing demand for the precious metal. As of December 21, the price of 10 grams of gold...
  • I will not be modelling lingerie on ramp, says Heidi Klum 07-12-2013 06:00 PM

    London: Former Victoria's Secret supermodel Heidi Klum says she will not be walking the ramp in two-piece anymore. The 40-year-old model, said it makes her a little uncomfortable now, reported Contactmusic. "I wouldn't model with my underwear down the runway anymore. I think I would find it a little uncomfortable,...
  • I've built my career, I need to build my human life: Jennifer Lawrence 07-12-2013 05:05 PM

    London: Actress Jennifer Lawrence is planning to take a short break from acting to focus on her personal life. The 'Hunger Games' star, whose career is in full swing after winning an Oscar for 'Silver Linings Playbook', said she is craving to spend a little time away from the spotlight,...
  • Gold tumbles on reduced offtake, weak global cues 06-12-2013 03:37 PM

    New Delhi: Gold prices fell by Rs 465 to Rs 30,785 per 10 gram in the national capital on Friday on reduced offtake by stockists at existing higher levels amid a weak global trend. Silver remained under selling pressure for the fourth straight day and lost Rs 200 to Rs...
  • Gold jewellery exports fall 6.9 per cent in October 25-11-2013 01:36 PM

    Exports of gold jewellery from India fell 6.9 per cent on month in October to $608.95 million, an industry body said on Monday. India, which is fighting hard to reduce its current account deficit, has brought in measures to restrict imports of gold -- its second-biggest import item after oil...
  • Robert De Niro gorged on Kashmiri food in Mumbai 13-11-2013 12:53 PM

    Mumbai: Hollywood star Robert De Niro, who visited Indian actor Anupam Kher's acting school here during his visit, even gorged on some tradition Kashmiri dishes, prepared by Kher's mother. "My mother and aunt prepared a traditional Kashmiri meal for Robert. He seemed to enjoy it without reservations," said Anupam. De...
  • Jennifer Lawrence is scared of losing her Oscar trophy 10-11-2013 11:13 AM

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence feels that she may have lost her best actress Oscar, which she had won for her role in 'Silver Linings Playbook' earlier this year. The actress says that she had handed over the award to her parents and requested them to take it to their...
  • With gold scarce, festival season loses its shine 02-11-2013 02:05 PM

    A scarcity of gold and high prices are pushing Indians to look to silver or diamond jewellery as alternative gifts this festive season, adding to the gloom in the gold trade after government measures to restrict imports. Indians are the biggest buyers of gold in the world and many believe...
  • Trade deficit dips to $6.76 bn in September 2013 09-10-2013 12:30 PM

    New Delhi: India's exports grew 11.15 per cent in September 2013 and imports declined 18.1 per cent amid a sharp fall in inward shipments of gold and silver, taking the trade deficit to the lowest level in 30 months. Exports last month climbed to $27.68 billion, while imports stood at...
  • Acting needs to be learned, practised: Anupam Kher 07-10-2013 04:40 PM

    New Delhi: Acting might come naturally to many, but it is an art that needs to be "learnt" and "practised", says veteran actor Anupam Kher, whose acting academy has been included in a documentary series about incredible schools around the world. He argues that reproducing emotions in front of the...
  • Rajasthan: Woman's leg cut off to steal anklets 03-10-2013 04:31 PM

    Jaipur: In a bizarre incident, unidentified robbers chopped off the legs of a 50-year-old woman to rob her of her silver anklets in a village near Jaipur, police said on Wednesday. The body was found Wednesday with the legs missing. Police suspect the robbers took away the legs after committing...
  • Gold snaps 5-day losing streak, gains Rs 300 on global cues 17-09-2013 05:11 PM

    New Delhi: Snapping its five-day losing streak, gold prices rose by Rs 300 to Rs 30,400 per ten grams in New Delhion Tuesday on revival of buying at existing lower levels amid a firm global trend. Silver also recovered by Rs 680 to Rs 50,210 per kg on increased offtake...
  • Govt further cuts import tariff value of gold, silver 15-09-2013 01:35 PM

    In the wake of falling global prices of precious metals, the government has further slashed the import tariff value of gold and silver to USD 432 per 10 grams and USD 736 per kg, respectively. Tariff value is the base price at which the customs duty is determined to prevent...
  • Michael Dell, Silver Lake win shareholder OK for $25 billion buyout 12-09-2013 07:59 PM

    Austin, Texas: Michael Dell clinched shareholder approval on Thursday for his $25 billion offer to buy and take Dell Inc private, ending months of conflict with the company's largest investors and removing the uncertainty surrounding the world's No. 3 PC maker. Shareholders cast their votes at a special meeting on...
  • Gold slips from eight-month high on sluggish demand 19-08-2013 04:15 PM

    Gold prices slipped from eight-month high by losing Rs 165 to Rs 31,360 per ten grams on Monday in the national capital on sluggish demand at prevailing higher levels amid a weak global trend. Silver also declined by Rs 75 to Rs 50,610 per kg on lack of buying support...
  • Gold extends gains to fresh two-month highs 16-08-2013 11:24 AM

    Gold reversed early losses on Friday, hitting fresh two-month highs on strong buying from China and short covering after breaking through key technical levels, pushing the metal to its biggest weekly gain in a month. Gold dipped early in Asian hours after strong US data indicated the Federal Reserve could...
  • Jennifer Lawrence: I'm beginning to feel like a monkey in a zoo 15-08-2013 01:46 PM

    London: Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence admits she is having great difficulty adjusting to her sudden fame. The 23-year-old actress, who won the Academy award for her role in 'Silver Linings Playbook', said she is struggling to come to terms with her real life, reported Sun online. "I'm just really starting...
  • India raises import duty on gold, silver to 10 per cent 13-08-2013 03:54 PM

    New Delhi: India hiked import duty on refined gold bars for a third time in eight months to 10 per cent from the earlier 8 per cent, the Finance Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. The government also raised the import duty on silver to 10 per cent from...
  • Gold,silver imports dip 34% to $2.9 billion in July 12-08-2013 08:58 PM

    India's gold and silver imports have declined by 34 per cent year-on-year to USD 2.9 billion on account of various steps taken by the government to curb their imports, especially the yellow metal. The gold and silver imports in July 2012 were USD 4.4 billion. The imports were marginally up,...
  • News briefs: Patna boy wins silver at International Mathematics Olympiad 02-08-2013 11:20 PM

    City boy, Shubham Sinha, 17, bagged a silver medal at the 54thInternational Mathematics Olympiad (IMO) held at Santa Marta, Colombia. Subham won the medal after competing with participants from 97 countries. He was also felicitated by few eminent Indian mathematicians, National Board of Higher Mathematics and Department of Atomic Energy,...
  • Jennifer Lawrence gives her Oscar away to her parents 24-07-2013 11:16 AM

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence has revealed that she has given her Oscar trophy to her parents because she did not like it being in her LA home. The 'Hunger Games' star landed the Best Actress Academy Award for her role in 'Silver Linings Playbook' earlier this year, but struggled...
  • Selena Gomez finds Bradley Cooper beautiful 23-07-2013 05:28 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer Selena Gomez, who recently admitted to being starstruck by actor Bradley Cooper, now calls the actor 'beautiful'. The 21-year-old jokes that the 'Silver Linings Playbook' actor may have taken a restraining order against her, after she couldn't contain her excitement when they met, reports femalefirst.co.uk. "I just...
  • Gold prices plunge by Rs 1,150; hit 23-month low in Delhi 28-06-2013 10:43 PM

    New Delhi: Gold prices today plunged by Rs 1,150 to hit 23-month lows of Rs 25,650 per 10 grams in the bullion market here tracking weak global trends. This is the third-biggest single day decline ever. The largest fall was of Rs 1,250 on April 13 this year. In Mumbai,...