ORNAMENTS

  • Tamil Nadu: 100 sovereigns of gold ornaments stolen from shop September 13, 2014

    Coimbatore: At least 100 sovereigns of gold ornaments were looted from a jewellery shop at Sowripalayam area in the city on Saturday, police said. The miscreants gained entry by drilling a hole on the shutters of the shop on the first floor of a building, located in a busy area. Neighbours...
  • 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...
  • SC panel report hints at gold pilferage in Padmanabhaswamy temple April 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Sri Ananthapadmanabha Swamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram which has gold worth over Rs 1 lakh crore is in the news again. The Supreme Court appointed Amicus Curie and former Solicitor General of India Gopal Subramanian has made some startling revelations in his report to the Apex court. According his...
  • Silver ornaments, cash stolen from temple in Ramnagar March 2, 2014

    Ten silver "chhatra" (umbrella), A silver glass and Rs 6,500 cash was looted by unidentified persons from a temple in Ramnagar area, police said on Sunday. The robbery took place at Adarsh Mandir in Jaipur on Friday night when the robbers broke open the temple's lock, police said, adding, a sum of...
  • Robbery in temple; idols, ornaments stolen February 28, 2014

    Brass idols and ornaments have been stolen from a temple at Madhuvan Complex in Hazaribagh town, the police said on Friday. The thieves entered the temple cutting iron grills on Thursday night and escaped with idols of Radhakrishna and another idol along with ornaments valued several lakhs rupees, the sources said. When...
  • Hyderabad: Man held with gold ornaments stolen from Muthoot Finance February 3, 2014

    Hyderabad: A labourer from Jharkhand was on Monday arrested in connection with the theft at Muthoot Finance in Zaheerabad town and 7 kg gold ornaments and Rs 13.42 lakh in cash was seized from his possession, police said. Ashok Sharma, a native of Saheb Gunj mandal of Jharkhand, who was moving...
  • Himachal Pradesh: Ornaments worth Rs 23 lakh stolen from temple January 22, 2014

    Shimla: Thieves struck at the historic Raghunathji temple in the heart of Kullu town and decamped with 40 kg silver and 165 grams gold jewellery. The estimated value of the stolen jewellery was about Rs 23 lakh. The priest of the temple discovered the theft on Wednesday morning, when he opened...
  • Gold slumps below Rs 27K mark on selling, global gloom June 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Gold suffered further setback and and plunged below Rs 27,000 per 10 gm mark at the local bullion market on Friday on heavy speculative selling on the back of overnight global commodity meltdown. Silver also dropped sharply due to frantic unwinding from stockists and traders. Standard gold of 99.5 per...
  • Shirdi temple has ornaments worth over Rs 50 cr January 8, 2013

    Nagpur: The famous Sai Baba temple at Shirdi in Maharashtra, one of the richest shrines in the country, has ornaments and jewellery worth Rs 50,53,17 473 and a total fixed deposits to the tune of Rs 6,27,56,97488 as on March 31, 2012 including investments in Kisan Vikas Patra. The ornaments...
  • Shirdi temple has ornaments worth Rs 32cr January 4, 2011

    Nagpur: The famous pilgrim centre of Shri Saibaba temple in Shirdi, one of the richest temples in Maharashtra, has ornaments and jewellery worth over Rs 32crore and investments running into Rs 4,27,17,02,929crore,according to official documents. The administration of Shri Saibaba Sansthan Trust (Shirdi), governed by the Managing Committee which was constituted by...