Treasurer

  • US: Treasure hunters recover gold worth $1.3 million from 1857 shipwreck May 6, 2014

    Charleston: A deep-ocean exploration company in Florida says it has recovered nearly 1,000 ounces of gold, worth $1.3 million at current gold prices, on a reconnaissance dive to an historic Atlantic Ocean shipwreck. The dive confirmed that the ship had not been disturbed since 1991 when another company stopped recovery work,...
  • Kerala's Padmanabhaswamy temple in pitiable state: Amicus Curae to SC April 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Amicus Curae on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Kerala's Padmanabhaswamy temple is in a pitiable condition. The Amicus Curae told the court that the kallaras or the place where the temple gold has been stored has to be sealed and the keys have to be in...
  • CBI gives clean chit to Digvijaya in 2008 land allotment case March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh, the CBI on Wednesday gave him a clean chit in the 2008 Indore land allotment case. The CBI said that there was no evidence against Digvijaya. He was accused of flouting the laws to allot land to Treasure Island...
  • 'The Treasure Of Kafur' becomes unputdownable towards the end March 19, 2014

    Last year, I'd read Aroon Raman's The Shadow Throne. I remember finishing it in a single sitting. It was an impressive debut and the book was an instant bestseller, which I feel it truly deserved. I had added his name in my list of to-be-watched-out-for authors and I was very...
  • Nokia Treasure Tag: A $30 device that helps you find your keys, wallet February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Nokia has launched a new device - Treasure Tag - that helps you find your keys, wallet and other stuff. The gadgets measures 30 x 30 x 10mm (roughly the size of a match box) and weighs 13g. Attached to your keys, your bag, or even your wallet,...
  • UP treasure hunt yielded glass bangles, bones: Union minister February 12, 2014

    Glass bangles, iron nails and bones make up all that was yielded in the dig at the site in Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh where a seer had claimed a treasure of gold was buried, Parliament was told on Wednesday. Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha on the dig carried...
  • UP: ASI to excavate fort in Unnao as sadhu dreams of hidden gold there October 16, 2013

    Unnao: The government's dream to take control of temple gold to rescue a struggling economy may not have gone far. But a sadhu's dream of hidden gold at a fort in Unnao in Uttar Pradesh has prompted the Archaeological Survey of India to survey the area and begin excavation work...
  • Florida family finds $300,000 worth of gold from historic wreckage in Atlantic Ocean September 4, 2013

    A Florida family who spends their time together hunting for treasure struck it rich over the weekend, hauling up an estimated $300,000 worth of gold from an historic wreckage in the Atlantic Ocean. "What's really neat about them is they are a family, they spend family time together out there and...
  • BCCI Treasurer, Secretary powers with Dalmiya for now: Sources June 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Jagmohan Dalmiya, who returned to the BCCI corridors of power on Sunday by taking over the duties of the cricketing body's president, will also handle the duties of the treasurer and the secretary, sources said on Monday. The two posts were vacated by Ajay Shirke and Sanjay Jagdale,...
  • BCCI trying to skirt the issue, says Lalit Modi May 31, 2013

    Secretary Sanjay Jagdale and treasurer Ajay Shirke resigned on Friday, with Jagdale also reportedly stepping down from the three-man BCCI panel appointed to probe the IPL scandal. ...
  • All top BCCI office bearers to quit? May 31, 2013

    Secretary Sanjay Jagdale and treasurer Ajay Shirke resigned on Friday, with Jagdale also reportedly stepping down from the three-man BCCI panel appointed to probe the IPL scandal. ...
  • BCCI Secretary and Treasurer step down amid IPL controversy May 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The mess in Indian cricket deepened on Friday when BCCI Treasurer Ajay Shirke and Secretary Sanjay Jagdale resigned from their posts, hours after CNN-IBN exposed that the ICC had warned the Indian board over Chennai Super Kings' owner Gurunath Meiyappan's links with bookies. Jagdale, who was also on the...
  • Shirke refuses to talk more on his resignation May 31, 2013

    Pune: A day after threatening to resign as the BCCI Treasurer over N Srinivasan's stance on Gurunath Meiyappan, Ajay Shirke on Friday refused to deliberate further on the raging controversy and the demand for resignation of the Cricket Board President. "I have spoken to the media at great length over...
  • May quit if no board meeting is called: BCCI treasurer Ajay Shirke May 31, 2013

    BCCI treasurer Ajay Shirke has told CNN-IBN that he might quit on moral grounds if no board meeting is called over the Gurunath Meiyappan investigation in the IPL betting and spot-fixing scandal. The BCCI's credibility has taken a hit and Shirke is also calling for BCCI chief N Srinivasan's resignation. ...
  • BCCI treasurer Shirke mulling resignation over Gurunath issue? May 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Slamming BCCI President N Srinivasan for not calling a meeting of the Board to discuss his son-in-law Gurunath Meiyappan's arrest on betting charges, Board Treasurer Ajay Shirke on Thursday said that he is mulling quitting from his post on the issue, according to a report. Shirke, who on...
  • Don't jump to conclusions: BCCI treasurer May 29, 2013

    The BCCI treasurer also insisted that the spot-fixing inquiry will not in any way be influenced by the Indian board. ...
  • Technology being used to evaluate Kerala temple wealth July 9, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The process of evaluating the treasures of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala continues. Priceless treasures found inside the vaults of the temple had attracted global attention last year. Raging debates had followed on where the wealth had come from and how it would be used. The head of...
  • Temple treasure: Experts' panel resumes work July 6, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Supreme Court appointed Experts Committee for scientifically documenting priceless treasures of the famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple here has resumed its work by opening another underground vault. According to temple sources, the committee members on Thursday examined "Vault-A" and documented few gold chains, some gem-studded, with the help of sophisticated...
  • Kerala temple: Still no clue on real worth June 27, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: It was exactly a year ago that Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple revealed its treasures to the world. What was only a myth till then turned into reality, leaving the devotees, public and the government guessing about the wealth and the security of the temple. A year later, the inventorying...
  • Ramnarine quits as WIPA chief March 27, 2012

    Port of Spain: West Indies Players Association (WIPA) chief Dinanath Ramnarine has stepped down from his role. In a brief statement posted on the WIPA website Monday, the players union board of directors announced Ramnarine's resignation and said that it came "as no surprise, since the long-serving and deeply committed Ramnarine...
  • Kerala: temple treasure evaluation begins February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The mammoth task of sorting out and documenting all the treasure found in Kerala's Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple began on Monday on the orders of the Supreme Court. As a result, rituals at the century old-temple will be affected. It shot into prominence last year after its cellars were opened,...
  • Evaluation of Kerala temple treasure today February 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The mammoth task of sorting out and documenting all the treasure found in Kerala's Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple will begin on Monday as ordered by the Supreme Court. As a result, rituals at the century old-temple will be affected. It shot into prominence in 2011 after its cellars were...
  • Hannibal Lecter, 'Bambi' in US film registry December 29, 2011

    Washington: 'Bambi', 'Forrest Gump' and Hannibal Lecter have at least one thing in common: Their cinematic adventures were chosen by the Library of Congress to be preserved in the world's largest archive of film, TV and sound recordings. 'The Silence of the Lambs' (1991), a harrowing psychological thriller about the cannibalistic...
  • Winehouse wrote full 3rd CD, planned supergroup November 17, 2011

    New York: Amy Winehouse had written all the songs that were to appear on her third album. She even picked out song titles. But music producer Salaam Remi said the soul singer, who died over the summer, was not rushing to release that new material, instead planning to drop a jazz...
  • Lost and never found treasures through the ages November 15, 2011

    History is replete with legends of lost treasure and those who went in search of it. This, of course, was before they headed to Wall Street. 1. In the 16th and 17th centuries, Europeans started believing in El Dorado, a place of untold wealth in the Americas. A South American tribe...
  • Open Kerala temple vault, says SC panel September 15, 2011

    New Delhi: The panel set up by the Supreme Court on the Padmanabhaswamy Temple treasure in Kerala has said in its report that the temple's secret vault should be opened and the value of the treasure inside be ascertained. In the report of the Supreme Court appointed expert committee accessed by...
  • Kerala temple treasure evaluation begins August 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The scientific evaluation of Kerala's Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple wealth began again on Monday. The five-member committee appointed by the Supreme Court has been asked to evaluate the articles found in the vaults already opened, organise an inventory and videograph all the precious articles. The committee, headed by senior bureaucrat...
  • Kerala temple panel to meet tomorrow July 31, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: The expert committee set up by the Supreme Court to evaluate the treasures hid in the vaults of the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple will have its first meeting on Monday to evolve an action plan on how to go about the sensitive task. The committee, headed by senior bureaucrat...
  • Battle intensifies for Kerala temple treasure July 11, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: A $ 22 billion treasure trove unearthed beneath Kerala’s Padmanabhaswamy Temple has sparked a fierce political and public debate over ownership and how best to put the vast wealth to use. The vaults of the 16th century temple were prised open for the first time in June, since when public...
  • Richest god gives Kerala Police sleepless nights July 8, 2011

    Thiruvananthapuram: The priceless and historical treasure trove unearthed at the Sree Padmnabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram has become a security nightmare for the temple trust and the state. The Kerala police will submit a report on a permanent security system of the temple to the Chief Minister, which then will be forwarded...