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.

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.

Get over mindblocks about jewellery

Have you found yourself mulling over which jewellery to buy - gold or silver? Or over when to wear which piece?

Gold eases on listless trade; silver up

Gold prices eased slightly after its weekend surge at the domestic bullion market today on subdued demand from stockists and traders amid lack of local buying interest at the existing higher levels.

61 tonnes of silver salvaged from sunk British vessel

US treasure-hunter Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc announced that it recovered more than 61 tonnes of silver from a British cargo ship that sank in 1941.

Bihar official invests bribes in Rs 40 lakh gold jewellery for wife

This Bihar official had a penchant for gifting gold jewellery to his wife from his "ill-gotten" wealth--and they ran into lakhs of rupees.

Adding silver to antibiotics makes them more effective

A research has suggested that adding silver to antibiotics can help make them 10 to 1,000 times more effective at fighting infections.

Silver can make antibiotics more effective

Tiny amounts of silver added to antibiotics could make them 10 to 1,000 times more effective and enable them to fight drug-resistant infections, a new study has claimed.

MP: One quintal of silver stolen from museum; guard killed

Robbers allegedly decamped with one quintal of silver and other valuables from a museum in Rewa fort and stabbed a security guard to death.

Silver worth $37 mn recovered from WWII shipwreck

The haul comes from the SS Gairsoppa, which was hit by a torpedo from a German U-boat about 300 miles off Ireland`s coast in 1941.

Silver worth Rs.3.5 crore looted in Mathura

A courier company vehicle carrying silver worth Rs.3.5 crore from Agra to Delhi was looted by armed bandits in Mathura district late Sunday night.

Amandeep settles for silver in Asian Boxing C`ship

India`s hopes of bagging a gold at the Asian Boxing Championships were dashed as Amandeep Singh lost to local pugilist Shin Jong Hun in the 49kg summit clash on Friday.

Women archers lose to US but win silver

The women`s compound trio of Jhano Hansdah, Gagandeep Kaur and Manjudha Soy surrendered to the might of their opponents from the US to settle for a silver medal on the concluding day of the Archery World Cup Stage 3 Ogden.

Silver hits new high at Rs 46,200/kg, gold up too

Silver prices spurted by Rs 1,200 to Rs 46,200 per kg on firming global cues, amid a strong demand from industrial units.

Gold soars higher, silver breaches 29K level

Gold prices sky-rocketed to yet another historic peak in the bullion market, sparked by frantic buying spree from stockists and traders amid supportive overseas cues.

Silver to touch Rs 31,250 soon: Report

Silver is likely to become expensive in the coming days globally, as investors have gone gung-ho over the white metal in the last two months, according
to a latest report by an industry body.