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.

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.