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Unbelievable: Diamonds valued Rs 3 crore remain unclaimed for 16 years in government treasury!

Unbelievable: Diamonds valued Rs 3 crore remain unclaimed for 16 years in government treasury!

It may turn out to be a tad surprising, but a treasury office in Gandhinagar is home to diamonds, worth over Rs 3 crore, for the past 16 years, as there are no takers for the same. 

PM Modi asks Belgian CEOs to expand ties with India beyond diamonds

PM Modi asks Belgian CEOs to expand ties with India beyond diamonds

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday told the business leaders of Belgium that while diamonds remain India`s age-old link with their nation, new opportunities have opened up in his country, notably in IT and infrastructure.
 

Diamonds used to "probe" ancient Earth

Diamonds used to "probe" ancient Earth

While the diamonds of this study were found in 3 billion-year-old sedimentary rocks, diamond formation occurred much deeper, within Earth's mantle.

Trafficking in natural resources fuels instability, terrorism: Pope

Pope Francis on Thursday urged global action against illegal trafficking of blood diamonds, ivory and other natural resources, saying it caused political instability and "terrorism".

Diamond reserve hidden in deep Earth?

Diamond reserve hidden in deep Earth?

"Diamond formation in the deep earth, the very deep earth, may be a more common process than we thought," said study co-author Dimitri Sverjensky from Johns Hopkins University.
 

Diamonds can help identify cancers early

Led by Professor David Reilly from the School of Physics, researchers investigated how nanoscale diamonds could help identify cancers in their earliest stages.

Diamonds can help spot cancers at early stage

Sydney; Researchers have found a way to use diamonds to act as beacons in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and identify cancerous tumours before they become life-threatening.

Diamond cuts: India's global hub fears more job losses as China slows

Diamond cuts: India's global hub fears more job losses as China slows

This year, there`s no sign of a repeat bonanza in a city that by some estimates polishes about 80 percent of the world`s diamonds.

Is Telangana sitting on a bed of diamonds?

Drought-hit Mahbubnagar district of Telangana could appear as another Golconda which occupies a unique position in the world of diamonds.

Traders to continue importing rough diamonds

Even as the market is going through tough times, diamond exporters today decided to continue with imports of rough diamonds so that there are no lay offs.

Stolen diamonds worth Rs 2 cr recovered; two held

Diamonds worth over Rs 2 crore which were allegedly stolen from a city-based export firm here have been recovered and two persons have been arrested in this connection, police said on Thursday.

Millions worth diamonds, pearls, gowns rule Oscars red carpet

Millions worth diamonds, pearls, gowns rule Oscars red carpet

 The red carpet fashion at the just concluded Oscars 2015 was a very expensive affair and has set the tongues wagging about Lupita Nyongo'o's 6000-pearls encrusted gown and USD 7.2 million jewels worn by Nicole Kidman.

Rare rock studded with 30,000 diamonds found

A professor from the University of Tennessee in the US is studying a rare rock covered with as many as 30,000 diamonds. The diamonds may hold clues to the gem's origins.

UK man finds 'space diamond' worth 12,000 pounds

A UK man who was out walking his dogs has chanced upon a diamond worth 12,000 pounds which was shot into space more than four months ago but went missing after parachuting down to Earth.

Russia to supply diamonds worth $2.1 billion to India

Russia is the world's largest producer of diamond, while India is the world's biggest manufacturing centre for cut and polished diamonds.

Nick Cannon flaunted $2 million diamond encrusted shoes

Nick Cannon flaunted $2 million diamond encrusted shoes

Nick Cannon, host of ‘America's Got Talent’, flaunted a pair of diamond encrusted shoes worth $2 million on the finale of season nine of the reality show.

De Beers warns diamonds aren't forever

A dearth of major new diamond finds means that production might not keep up with ever-increasing demand from the United States, China and India.

International diamond thief detained in Switzerland: Interpol

A suspected Chinese jewellery thief accused of stealing millions of dollars worth of diamonds across the world has been arrested in Switzerland during another robbery, Interpol said Friday.

These X-rays locate diamonds hidden deep in rocks

German researchers have developed a unique X-ray technique that brightens the prospects of locating diamonds hidden deep in rocks.

Diamonds could help make computers faster, more powerful

Researchers have conducted experiment to find the potential of diamond`s potential in computing.