Smuggling gang busted in West Bengal, 2.5 kg gold seized

An inter-state gold smuggling gang was busted and 2.5 kg of gold, worth Rs 80 lakh, seized in a joint raid led by the Seema Suraksha Bal troopers at West Bengal`s Kishanganj railway station.

Digging in Unnao resumes after break, govt says no treasure hunt

After a day`s break, the much-hyped "gold hunt" at the fort of Raja Rao Ram Bux Singh resumed, even as the Central government said the exercise is aimed at locating weapons used by Indians in the 1857 mutiny.

Over 5 kg of gold seized at two airports, 10 arrested

Customs officials seized gold weighing 5.3 kg and valued at over Rs 1.25 crore being smuggled into the country and took into custody 10 persons at two airports.

Australian scientists find gold in trees

Researchers from Perth have found tiny particles of gold hidden in eucalyptus trees, in a discovery which could help future prospectors to find deposits of the precious metal.

Money doesn`t grow on trees but gold just might: Study

Researchers said Tuesday they had found a surprising marker for deep-buried gold, miniscule traces in the leaves of Eucalyptus trees growing over veins of the yellow metal.

Sobhan`s disciple claims Nalanda like civilisation in Unnao

As Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) was busy excavating gold supposed to be buried under the ruins of a fort here, a disciple of seer Sobhan Sarkar today claimed that ancient civilisation like Nalanda "will be recovered" after about 18 feet of digging at Daudiya Kheda.

Unnao gold hunt: Will file case against Charan Das Mahant, says Sharad Yadav

While the entire nation remains hooked to Unnao where the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) is currently digging an old fort in search of 1,000 tonnes of gold apparently dreamt by a local seer, Janata Dal (U) chief Sharad Yadav on Tuesday said that he will file a case against Union Minister Charan Das Mahant for spreading “superstition”.

After Unnao, seer Shoban Sarkar`s dream triggers gold rush in Fatehpur

Days after seer Shobhan Sarkar`s dream reportedly prompted the ASI to excavate the remains of an old fort in Daundia KIhera village in search of gold, the saint`s second vision of another 2,500 tonnes of gold buried in the Fatehpur district has made the locals throng the area in large numbers.

Gold hunt: Narendra Modi says he respects seer

Days after criticising the gold hunt in Unnao, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he respects the seer, Shobhan Sarkar.

Unnao gold hunt: Supreme Court refuses to interfere in excavation work

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to interfere in the ongoing Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) excavation for gold supposed to be buried under the ruins of a 19th century fort in UP`s Unnao district, saying it cannot pass an order on the basis of assumption.

Digging continues in Unnao, no signs of treasure yet

Digging to unearth 1,000 tonnes of gold, said to be buried beneath a fort in Uttar Pradesh`s Unnao district, continued for the third day on Sunday.

Gold hunt: ASI identifies two more sites for digging at Unnao fort

The hunt for the 1,000 tonnes of hidden gold continued by for the third day on Sunday with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) identifying more sites at the 19th century fort for excavation.

Working on facts, not seer`s dream: Govt on Unnao gold hunt

Ministry of Culture said that the excavation by Archaeological Survey of India started on the basis of a report by Geological Survey of India and not merely a seer`s dream.

Unnao gold hunt: Now, seer dreams of another 2500 tonnes of hidden treasure

Even as the archaeologists are digging under a 19th century fort in Uttar Pradesh to hunt for the hidden 1,000 tonne of gold that a seer dreamt of, the saint has come up with yet another claim that even a bigger treasure is buried in the state.

Narendra Modi mocks at Centre`s gold hunt

Taking a dig at the Centre for its "gold hunt", BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday urged the Government to bring back the black money allegedly stashed in Swiss banks.

Akhilesh wishes every district in UP yields gold treasure

Hoping that every district in Uttar Pradesh yields gold treasure, CM Akhilesh Yadav, thanked the seer who dreamt of 1,000 tonnes gold treasure believed to be buried under a 19th century fort in Unnao, prompting the ASI to excavate the site.

Rs 8 lakh jewellery stolen from auditor`s house in Tamil Nadu

Gold jewellery and silver articles and other items totally worth about eight lakh rupees were stolen from an auditor`s house at nearby Ellapalayam while the inmates were away, police said.

Luxury with literature - PC Jeweller`s Diwali offering

Ahead of the Diwali festivities, jewellery brand PC Jeweller (PCJ) has reworked one of its flagship stores here by introducing a new concept - Luxury with Literature - lounge for its customers.

1,000 tonne gold treasure buried in UP? ASI to begin excavation today

The Archaeological Survey of India is set to begin excavation for a 1,000 tonne gold treasure after a sadhu dreamt about it.

DRI recovers 32 kg gold from aircraft, four arrested

Thirty-two kg of gold biscuits, worth Rs 15 crore in the international market, were Monday recovered from the lavatory of an Air India flight and four persons arrested in this connection, airport sources said.