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Vikas Gowda wins silver at the IAAF Diamond League in Doha

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 06:12

Ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda won the silver medal in the IAAF Diamond League Series in Doha, on Friday.

Didi`s political heir Abhishek eyes gold in Diamond Harbour

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 14:20

Stakes are high for Trinamool cadres in this sleepy town in the suburbs of Kolkata with party supremo and chief minister Mamata Banerjee`s nephew Abhishek fighting his debut poll, billed as a prestige battle, for a seat won by rebel TMC leader Somen Mitra, who resigned and switched over to Congress earlier this year.

Diamond makes laser beams more brilliant

Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 17:34

Researchers have for the first time demonstrated that diamond can radically improve the quality of high power laser beams.

Christie`s to auction off world`s biggest blue diamond

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 21:27

The world`s largest blue diamond will go under the hammer in Geneva next month, with the rare gem expected to fetch up to USD 25 million, auctioneers said today.

RBI liberalises norms for rough diamond imports

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 23:08

The list had since been increased to nine and has now been relaxed completely, subject to certain conditions.

Fahad Fazil and Nazriya get engaged

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 17:40

Fahad Fazil today got engaged to upcoming heroine Nazriya Nazim in a family function here today.

Illegal funds raised in India through diamond trade: Report

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 03:23

An international report on money laundering and terrorist financing across the globe has revealed that India is one among five countries where the trade accounts of the diamond business are used to launder illegal funds amounting to millions of dollars.

Johnny Depp spent USD 100,000 on engagement ring

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 16:24

Amber Heard`s new 5-carat engagement ring from Johnny Depp is believed to be worth almost USD 100,000.

Sierra Leone sells 2013`s largest diamond

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 22:42

Sierra Leone said on Friday it had exported the largest diamond discovered in the west African nation last year -- a 125-carat stone worth around USD 800,000.

UGC should urgently look into faculty crunch: PM

Last Updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013, 13:43

With faculty crunch impacting the quality of higher education in the country, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the UGC and other stakeholders should "urgently consider" the issue and find innovative methods of resolving it.

Italian dad turns son`s remains into diamond

Last Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013, 16:49

In a first-of-its-kind case in Italy, a grieving father had his dead son eternally preserved by getting the 20-year-old`s ashes transformed into a diamond.

Rock points to potential diamond haul in Antarctica

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 09:12

Australian geologists on Tuesday opened up the tantalising but controversial prospect that Antarctica could be rich in diamonds.