The Times Of India

Gold smuggler on the run held at Chennai airport

Immigration authorities at Chennai airport on Friday nabbed a man who is said to belong to an international gang of gold smugglers and is wanted in nine cases of smuggling gold through New Delhi airport.

India's gold imports hit 41-month high in November

Thanks to the festive and marriage season, which fuelled demand for otherwise dull market a few months ago.

Low production of rough diamonds alarms India

The latest figures by Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS), international diamond regulators on the global diamond production, have set the alarm bells ringing in the world's biggest diamond cutting and polishing centre in Surat, India.

Russia can't be a potential market for polished diamond export

Will the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) succeed in its endeavour of establishing Russia as a potential market for polished diamond export through the Indo-Russian buyers sellers meet (BSM) in Surat? It seems like a distant dream for many in Surat.

SC panel visits Panna diamond mines

A seven-member Supreme Court committee visited the Panna Tiger Reserve in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday to inspect diamond mines and issues related to mine closure plan and utilization of funds towards various mitigation measures.

Sharp spurt in gold demand

PATNA: Recent drop in gold prices has resulted in an increase in footfalls at various jewellery shops of the city and has given Patnaites a perfect reason to invest in gold and buy gifts for their loved ones. "Compared to last year, our sale has i...

Power crisis raises fear of dark Diwali in Bengal

KOLKATA: The state's fast depleting coal reserves may deal a double whammy to Diwali celebrations this year. The cash-strapped state power utility is not in a position to procure coal and keep adequate reserves for the hard days. Neither does it ha...

Shortage of coal reason for load-shedding: Ajit Pawar

PUNE: The agitation for a separate Telangana in Andhra Pradesh and heavy rainfall in Orissa have caused shortage of coal supply that has led to load-shedding in the state, said state deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar here on Sunday. Pawar, who also holds

Coal India abandons Ambassador car in RT Nagar

BANGALORE: A car once used by the regional manager of , a government of India company, has been gathering dust for over two and a half years on an RT Nagar road. It's home to bandicoots and stray dogs. The cream-coloured Ambassador, bearing the