China proposes joint mining of Indian Ocean with India

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit here next week, China has said it is "eager to cooperate" with India on deep seabed mining in the Indian Ocean where its deep diving vessel reported to have discovered large deposits of precious metals like gold and silver.

Bolivia works to fill mountain mined for 5 centuries

Bolivian authorities have dumped roughly 30,000 tonnes of dirt on Cerro Rico to keep the shape of the Potosi mountain, which is sinking after more than five centuries of mining for silver and other minerals.

India to mine Indian Ocean seabed for gold, silver
India to mine Indian Ocean seabed for gold, silver

 The central government is all set to exploit 10,000 sq. kms of the Indian Ocean seabed for minerals including gold, silver and platinum.

Himachal temples have deposits of gold, silver worth Rs 178 cr: Minister

 Twenty-nine famous government-controlled temples in Himachal Pradesh have deposits of gold and silver worth Rs 178 crore, according to Revenue Minister Kaul Singh.

Kolkata `silver rush` disrupts traffic

A peaceful suburb of Kolkata witnessed a frenzied rush Tuesday with residents and passers-by seen squatting on the roadside in the Salt Lake area.

8.5 kg gold, 12 kg silver seized during `Operation Hamla`

In a chance yield, unaccounted gold biscuits weighing 8.5 kg and 12 kg of silver were seized from two persons here during the routine two-day anti-terrorist preparatory drill `Operation Hamla` that began in 13 coastal districts of Tamil Nadu today, police said.

Yogeshwar, Sushil shine in International tourney in Itlay

The celebrated Indian wrestling duo of Yogeshwar Dutt and Sushil Kumar sparkled on debut in new weight categories by winning a gold and silver medal respectively in the International Competition in Sassari city, Italy.

Clippers start healing process after Sterling ban

The NBA`s decision to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from the game for life marks the start of a "healing process," said coach Doc Rivers, as his players got back to the business of playing basketball on Tuesday.

Clippers owner banned for life over race remarks

The NBA on Tuesday banned long-time Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from professional basketball for life over racist comments that sparked a national firestorm.

Family `silver` adds sheen to netas` assets

Silver has added a sparkle to assets declared by many women leaders in fray for Lok Sabha elections, including biggies like Sonia Gandhi and Sushma Swaraj, as a spike in the price of white metal has pushed up their wealth.

Four Dwarkadheesh temple priests arrested for theft of silver

Four priests of the Dwarkadheesh temple of the Devbhoomi Dwarka district of Gujarat were arrested for taking 11 kg of silver which had been donated to temple trust`s property, police said here on Tuesday.

Pins, a glittering prize for Olympic collectors

The gold, silver and bronze medals in Sochi are not the only glittering prizes on offer. For avid collectors, pins specially made for each Games offer a great opportunity to meet, trade and build bridges between cultures.

Ice hockey player named Canada`s flag bearer at Sochi

Canada`s ice hockey star Hayley Wickenheiser will carry the national flag at the Sochi Winter Olympics, Canadian Olympic officials announced.

2014 Outlook: Global economic recovery to cheer commodity market

Better global economy growth may lift demand of metals & crude oil.