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Jewellery makers down on gold customs duty hike

Shares of Jewellery makers were lower after the budget proposed to double customs duty on gold to four percent of value in 2012/13 financial year beginning in April. The increase will push up the

Steel output cuts to hit Europe zinc demand

A flurry of production cuts announced by steel firms in Europe will lead to a drop in the region's zinc consumption, although the global impact will be mitigated by continued growth in China.

10 die in China coal mine blast

A blast in a coal mine in China killed 10 people, officials said Monday. The blast, due to accumulation of gas inside the mine, took place Sunday night in southwest Guizhou province, Xinhua reported.

Zinc lozenges can cut common cold duration by 40pc

Sucking on zinc lozenges can cut the duration of common cold episodes by up to 40 percent, according to a new study. Interest in zinc lozenges started in the early 1980s from the serendipitous observation that a cold of a young girl with leukemia rapidly

Precious metals to remain subdued on profit booking

Dilip Kumar Jha | 2011-07-03 00:10:00 Gold is likely to remain subdued this week on profit booking by global investors. Lack of safe haven buying support may continue, pulling the yellow metal further down and giving an opportunity to new investors to