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Sunday, May 19, 2013
Pictures clicked by chimp to fetch 70,000 pounds
A collection of blurry photos taken by a chimp, touted as his "take on the world", is expected to fe...
Gandhi`s sandals, monkeys to be auctioned in UK
Mahatma Gandhi`s personal belongings and documents, including his prayer beads, drinking cup, a pair...
Auction of Mahatma Gandhi`s memorabilia in UK opposed
Concerned over no action being taken to preserve documents and other valuable belongings of Mahatma ...
Photos of 19th-century Beijing to be auctioned
Auction house Sotheby`s is to put on sale May 14 a collection of photos on Beijing taken by Italian-...
Ancient Buddhist temple step auctioned for record
A 1,000-year-old Buddhist carved Indian-style temple step, found in the garden of a home in England,...
Napoleon`s engagement ring to Josephine up for auction
A simple 18th-century diamond and sapphire ring that French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte gave to his f...
Venezuela to auction US dollars to businesses
Venezuela`s government plans to auction dollars to private businesses that sell food, medicine and o...
EGoM to discuss third round of spectrum auction
The Empowered Group of Ministers headed by Finance Minister P Chidambaram is scheduled to meet on We...
Banksy graffiti auction halted after UK outcry
A mural by secretive graffiti artist Banksy has been withdrawn from an auction sale after a campaign...
JFK`s bomber jacket fetches $570K at auction
President John F Kennedy`s Air Force One bomber jacket was sold for 570,000 dollars at an auction on...
Violin that played on as Titanic sank up for auction
The violin, if proven authentic, will have incredibly survived the tragedy in which more than 1500 p...
Rare letters by Mahatma Gandhi up for auction in UK
A letter written by Mahatma Gandhi to the British authorities in 1943 arguing against wasteful expen...
Gandhi`s key letter goes under hammer Feb 14
An important letter of Mahatma Gandhi to an additional secretary of the then British regime will be ...
Stamp with Queen Victoria`s head upside down for sale
During the first printing of the four-annas stamp in the survey office in Calcutta in 1854, the Quee...
Unseen photo of Princess Diana up for auction
The black and white photograph was taken on a skiing holiday before Lady Diana Spencer met Prince C...
Coded rare letter of Napoleon sold for $243,500 at auction
A 200-year-old letter written in code by Napoleon Bonaparte in which he vows to blow up the Kremlin ...
Two Titanic menus auctioned for 100,000 pounds
One of the menu auctioned was for the meal on the day the ship made its maiden voyage on April 10, 1...
Mahatma Gandhi letters to hit auction block in London
Two letters written by Mahatma Gandhi, including one to Rabindranath Tagore`s eldest brother Dwijend...
Nearly 200-year old Indian royal carriage to be auctioned
A magnificent Indian royal state carriage, which is nearly 200-years old and was once owned by the M...
Mamata painting auctioned in New York for USD 3000
Purple flowers on a bed of green leaves in acrylic and oil on canvas by West Bengal Chief Minister M...
Auction of offerings to Shirdi Saibaba from Oct 18
Saibaba, Maharashtra`s most famous saint, lived and preached in this small town in Ahmednagar distri...
`Natural resources policy to be driven by public good`
Minister of State for personnel V Narayanasamy said government has every right to decide the policy ...
Shirdi Sai Baba Trust to auction Rs 5 crore precious articles
Articles made of gold, silver and diamonds worth Rs five crore, offered by devotees at the Sai Baba ...
Albert Einstein’s `God Letter` goes on sale
A handwritten letter in which Albert Einstein challenges the idea of God and the notion of being “ch...
A chunk of moon for sale at US auction
A New York City auction will offer 125 meteorites for sale, including a large chunk of the moon.
Meteorites from Mars, Moon up for auction
Fragments of Mars, the moon and asteroids that have fallen to Earth will be put up for sale on Octob...
Demand for a separate Telangana state opposed
The Joint Auction Committee For a United Andhra Pradesh has taken a stand opposing the demand for ca...
Saibaba temple to auction gold, silver
The Saibaba Sansthan (temple trust) here is going to auction gold, silver and diamonds donated by th...
Moscow`s Hotel Metropol sold at auction
The buyer was Azimut, a major Russian hotel chain that rented the Metropol from the Moscow city gove...
Al Capone`s pocket pistol to go under the hammer
The gun belonging to one of America`s most notorious gangsters is expected to fetch upto USD 15,000.
Odisha favours auction-based allocation of mineral resources
Odisha favours auction-based system for allocation of mineral resources, including coal, Chief Minis...
Titanic menu sold for 46,000 pounds
The first dinner menu that was served on the ill-fated Titanic on April 10, 1912 has been sold for 4...
Mahatma Gandhi-Kellenbach letters up for auction?
Kallenbach (1871-1945) met Mahatma Gandhi in 1904 in South Africa, and the two since then remained i...
Rare Napoleon letter sold for $400,000
A rare letter written in English by French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte has been sold at an auction fo...
WBHIDCO to e-auction Rajarhat plots
The West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corp (WBHIDCO) is mulling introducing e-auction t...
HC notice to Centre on freedom movement articles
The Lucknow bench gave two weeks time to the Centre`s counsel to seek instruction on the litigation ...
Mumbai businessman acquires Gandhi memorabilia
A prominent businessman from the city today announced that he has acquired 29 items of Mahatma Gandh...
World`s first stealth boat up for auction
The world`s first stealth boat that was also an inspiration in a James Bond movie, is up for auction...
JD-U slams govt for auction of Gandhiji`s memorabilia
Opposition JD-U Monday attacked the Government in Rajya Sabha over the auction of memorabilia associ...
‘Immerse Gandhi’s soil pinch in waters’
The blood-soaked pinch of soil from Mahatma Gandhi`s assassination was auctioned in London.
Grass with Gandhi`s blood sells for £10,000
The glasses of Mahatma Gandhi were sold for 34,000 pounds, the charkha or the spinning wheel realise...
Auction: Gandhian upset over no response from PM
Noted Gandhian writer and Padmashree awardee Giriraj Kishore, who had written to PM seeking a stop ...
Grass with Gandhi`s blood to be auctioned in UK
Other items include a pair of Gandhi`s round-rimmed glasses, charkha, a disc of Gandhi spiritual m...
Menu from Titanic`s last lunch at British auction
The menu, kept by a prominent San Francisco banker, bears the date April 14, the day in 1912 when t...
Congress steers clear of coal block controversy
Congress on Thursday steered clear of the issue of reported loss of Rs 10.7 lakh crore to the excheq...
I am not aware about CAG report: Shinde
According to a report, CAG has said that allocation of 155 coal acreages between 2004 and 2009 resul...
`Govt has not received any final CAG report yet`
Parliament was rocked following the report of an alleged coal scam to the tune of Rs 10.67 lakh cror...
Coal blocks awarded in transparent manner: Jaiswal
Sriprakash Jaiswal said that the UPA-I started the practice of awarded coal blocks through advertise...
Coal blocks auction: Yechury demands JPC probe
Sitaram Yechury demanded JPC probe into CAG report on coal mining and also said that his party will ...
CAG’s coal bomb: BJP for SC monitored probe
The Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday served a notice in Parliament demanding suspension of the Que...
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