SILVER

  • India is the next frontier for the NBA: Adam Silver December 11, 2014

    NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, the man who runs one of the most successful leagues in the world, sees India as a wonderful market. ...
  • 'Foxcatcher' set for January 2015 release in India December 8, 2014

    New Delhi:'Foxcatcher', inspired by real life incidents in the lives of Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz and his brother Dave, will release in India in January next year. After having a limited release in November in the US, the film slowly started opening in theatres around the world and it would reach...
  • Gold prices soar by Rs 840 in biggest single-day gain in 2014 December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Posting this year's biggest single-day rise of Rs 840, gold on Tuesday regained the Rs 27,000 per ten gram level after a gap of over one month in the national capital, tracking rebounds in global markets. In addition, pick-up in domestic demand from jewellers and retailers for the...
  • Actress Natalie Dormer reacts to Jennifer Lawrence's nude photo leaks, calls the incident 'horrific' November 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence's 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1' co-star Natalie Dormer has said the incident involving the leak out of the former's nude photographs, as "horrific". The 32-year-old has spoken of the internet havoc in Nylon magazine's December 2014/January 2015 double issue, reports eonline.com. "What Jen went through recently was...
  • Gold prices decline to over 3-year low on global cues November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Gold prices plunged by Rs 450 to trade at over three-year low of Rs 25,900 per 10 grams in the national capital on Wednesday as the dollar's strength dampened demand for the precious metal. Besides, low demand from jewellers and retailers who preferred to defer their buying activity...
  • Gold remains weak amid poor buying sentiment November 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Gold prices slipped further at the domestic bullion market on Tuesday due to reduced off-take by stockists as well as retailers. Elsewhere, silver continued its relentless fall owing to lack of industrial demand. Standard gold (99.5 purity) moved down by Rs 30 to settle at Rs 25,955 per 10 grams...
  • Government cuts import tariff value on gold, silver November 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Saturday slashed import tariff value on gold to $391 per 10 grams and silver to $551 per kg following weak global price trends. During the last fortnight, the tariff value on imported gold was fixed at $401 per 10g and on silver at $575 per kg. The...
  • AIR's first FM station in Kerala to celebrate silver jubilee October 12, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: All India Radio's Kochi FM station, the first FM radio in Kerala which introduced anew audio culture in Malayalam rightly blending information and entertainment, is all set to celebrate its silver jubilee. Still a hot favourite of radio buffs in and around central Kerala, the station began its broadcast...
  • Gold edges up on stray support, silver recovers September 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Gold prices gained modestly, in an otherwise lacklustre and cautious trade at the domestic bullion market owing to stray buying support. Elsewhere, silver recovered owing to renewed industrial buying. Standard gold (99.5 purity) moved-up by Rs 5 to close at Rs 26,760 per 10 grams from Friday's level of...
  • Barack Obama points to 'silver lining' in IS mayhem in the region September 13, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has pointed to a "silver lining" in the violence wrought by the Islamic State, saying it has brought "clarity" in the Muslim world in a long time about the need to snuff out this "brand of Islamic extremism". At a Democratic Party fundraiser, Obama said the...
  • Hi Ho Silver, Lone Ranger outfit to be auctioned away July 12, 2014

    Reuters: The outfit actor Clayton Moore wore when he made appearances as the Lone Ranger character he played on the TV series more than a half century ago will go under the hammer on Saturday with the auction house expecting it to fetch about $150,000. The ensemble includes a matching light...
  • Despite no Budget sops, gold zooms on buying; silver also up July 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Gold rose sharply and reclaimed the key Rs 28,000 per 10 grams mark at the bullion market on Thursday on emergence of frantic buying by stockists and speculators amid strong global sentiment. Silver too surged and closed above the Rs 46,000 per kg level on the back of heavy industrial...
  • Government cuts import tariff value on gold, silver June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Government on Monday slashed import tariff value on gold and silver to $408 per 10 grams and $617 per kg respectively, in view of weakness in bullion prices globally. In the second fortnight of May, tariff value on imported gold stood at $424 per 10 grams and silver at...
  • Gold edges up on stray buying; silver rebounds May 30, 2014

    Gold prices gained marginally at the domestic bullion marketin New Delhi on Friday due to mild retail buying support. Silver rebounded sharply after fourth straight session slump on the back of renewed industrial demand. Standard gold (99.5 purity) looked up by Rs 5 to settle at Rs 26,980 per 10 grams from...
  • Gold tumbles by Rs 800 as RBI eases import curbs May 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Gold prices tumbled by Rs 800 to hit ninemonth low of Rs 28,550 per ten grams in the national capital on Thursday after the Reserve Bank eased import norms. Besides, sluggish demand and subdued global cues also weighed on the precious metal prices. Silver in rangebound movements...
  • Two idols, silver ornaments stolen from a temple; no arrests made yet May 22, 2014

    Two precious stone idols, silver ornaments and other valuables were allegedly stolen from a temple at a village in Bassi town in Jaipur, police said. The thieves entered the Laxminarayan Mandir at Chavndiya village on Wednesday after cutting the overhead iron net and escaped using the stairway with booty consisting of...
  • Gold tumbles by Rs 800 as RBI eases import curbs May 22, 2014

    Gold prices tumbled by Rs 800 to hit ninemonth low of Rs 28,550 per ten grams in the national capital on Thursday after the Reserve Bank eased import norms. Besides, sluggish demand and subdued global cues also weighed on the precious metal prices. Silver in rangebound movements fell by Rs 50...
  • Attackers chop elderly woman's legs to loot her silver jewellery May 18, 2014

    Unidentified miscreants severed the legs of an old woman to loot her silver jewellery, causing grievous injuries, in Bagadia's forest area, about 70 km away from Indore in the neighbouring Dhar district, police told reporters on Sunday. The victim, 70yearold Kasturi Bai was rushed to M Y Government Hospital in Indore...
  • Gold, silver imports dip 40 per cent to $33.46 billion in 2013-14 April 11, 2014

    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 the...
  • Trade deficit narrows on 77 per cent drop in gold imports February 11, 2014

    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 picture....
  • American Hustle: Will Jennifer Lawrence be able to impress the Indian audience? January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Crimecomedy 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 conartists who set up stings to catch corrupt politicians. The...
  • Confident 'American Hustle' will be favourite at Oscars: Anupam Kher January 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who hosted a special screening of comedydrama '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 Anupam...
  • Thane: Silver seized from passenger in luxury bus going to Gujarat January 15, 2014

    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 December 31, 2013

    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 mostactive gold for February delivery was down 0.09 per cent at 28,334 rupees per 10 grams...
  • Gold steady, but set for biggest annual loss in three decades December 26, 2013

    Gold was little changed on Thursday in thin yearend 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 safehaven appeal. Worries this year that the US Federal Reserve will begin unwinding its stimulus...
  • Gold comes off alltime high, silver declines during 2013 December 22, 2013

    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 had...
  • I will not be modelling lingerie on ramp, says Heidi Klum December 7, 2013

    London: Former Victoria's Secret supermodel Heidi Klum says she will not be walking the ramp in twopiece anymore. The 40yearold 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 December 7, 2013

    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 December 6, 2013

    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 43,600...
  • Gold jewellery exports fall 6.9 per cent in October November 25, 2013

    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 secondbiggest import item after oil ...