Digital artwork sold for a whopping $70 million at Christie's

The work is in the form of a new type of digital asset - a Non-Fungible Token (NFT) - meaning it is authenticated by blockchain, which certifies its originality and ownership.

Mar 12, 2021, 08:44 AM IST

Bihar Cricket Association conducts auction for unsanctioned T20 league before BCCI approval

The Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) of the BCCI has already recommended that there should be strict guidelines before BCCI green-lights any franchise-based state T20 league and BCA on Saturday went ahead with their players' auction without getting necessary approvals. The tournament is scheduled in Patna from March 21-27 with five franchises Angika Avengers, Bhagalpur Bulls, Dharbhanga Diamonds, Gaya Gladiators and Patna Pilots.

Mar 01, 2021, 07:56 AM IST

Circular rimmed, gold-plated glasses worn by Mahatma Gandhi auctioned for USD 340314 at UK auction

A pair of circular rimmed, gold-plated glasses worn by Mahatma Gandhi were auctioned for USD 340,314 (GBP 260,000) at an auction on Friday (August 21). The glasses were left in a Bristol auction house`s letterbox and were found few weeks ago by staff at the East Bristol Auctions inside a plain envelope.

Aug 23, 2020, 10:24 AM IST

Lord Balaji Temple trust puts 23 immovable assets for public auction; BJP opposes move

Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the affairs of Sri Venkateswara temple, has decided to auction 23 properties situated in various parts of Tamil Nadu.

May 24, 2020, 08:35 AM IST

Paul Walker's car collection auctioned for $2.3 million

The auction took place from January 15 to January 18.

Jan 20, 2020, 17:13 PM IST

Auction of gifts received by PM Narendra Modi begins, proceeds to go to 'Namami Gange' project

The auction began on Saturday at the National Gallery of Modern Art and is scheduled to go on till October 3.

Sep 14, 2019, 18:07 PM IST

'Toy Story' poster with Steve Jobs' autograph up for auction

The poster is 24-inches by 36-inches in dimension and was reportedly signed sometime after 1995, the year when Pixar released its first movie, "Toy Story". 

Aug 27, 2019, 20:20 PM IST

Morning Breaking: 1900 gifts received by PM Narendra Modi on auction

1900 gifts received by PM Narendra Modi on an auction. The funds raised through the auction, held at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA), Delhi, will go to the government's flagship project 'Namami Gange'. Watch this video to know more.

Jan 28, 2019, 09:46 AM IST

Unencumbered assets of Unitech will be auctioned, says Supreme Court

In order to pay back home buyers seeking the refund of their money.

Mar 12, 2018, 17:57 PM IST

Joe Root reveals he wanted IPL contract for exposure, not money

England Test captain Joe Root has revealed he was disappointed by the snub from the Indian Premier League (IPL) in January earlier this year. 

Mar 06, 2018, 16:14 PM IST

Rare signed photo of Mahatma Gandhi may fetch USD 10k at auction

A signed vintage photo of Mahatma Gandhi, walking alongside Madan Mohan Malaviya, is expected to fetch USD 10,000 at an auction in the US.

Feb 26, 2018, 13:42 PM IST

578 players set to go under the hammer at IPL auction

The slabs for internationals (Indian and foreign) are Rs 2 crore, Rs 1.5 crore, Rs 1 crore, Rs 75 lakh and Rs 50 lakh respectively while uncapped players are base-priced at Rs 40, 30 and 20 lakh respectively.

Jan 20, 2018, 20:28 PM IST

Twinkle Khanna auctions outfit to raise money for animal shelter

The bidding for the outfit started from Rs 2,25,000 and currently stands at Rs 3,50,000.

Dec 26, 2017, 18:45 PM IST

1,000-year-old bowl from China`s Song Dynasty sold for $37.7 million: Auction house Sotheby`s

A 1,000-year-old bowl from China`s Song Dynasty sold at auction for $37.7 million on Tuesday, breaking the record for Chinese porcelain, auction house Sotheby`s said.

Oct 03, 2017, 10:36 AM IST

Punjab: Justice JS Narang submits report on mining auctions

The commission of retired Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Justice J S Narang was mandated to probe all aspects of the allegations of impropriety against the Irrigation and Power Minister in the multi-crore sand mining auctions.

Aug 10, 2017, 17:03 PM IST

No loan pending on us, corporate office not getting auctioned: Amrapali Group

He also claimed that there is no question of 19000 cores loan pending on Amrapali Group from any institution or debtor.

Aug 07, 2017, 13:24 PM IST

Albert Einstein's letter may fetch over USD 15,000 at auction

A letter written by renowned German physicist Albert Einstein in 1919, concerning the arrangement of divorce to his wife and the education of his children, is expected to fetch over USD 15,000 at an auction.

Aug 03, 2017, 17:10 PM IST

Secret documents signed by Winston Churchill up for auction

Secret documents signed by former British prime minister Winston Churchill, including one which discusses plans to build a tunnel between England and France in 1914, is set to be auctioned in the UK.

Jun 27, 2017, 13:00 PM IST

Shah Rukh Khan’s 20-year-old doodle to go under the hammer for whopping price!

The doodle displays Shah Rukh Khan’s fascination for France.

Jun 14, 2017, 09:26 AM IST

Vijay Mallya- owned Kingfisher House auction fails for 5th time

Mallya has been declared a wilful defaulter and is wanted by Indian authorities for default in payment of loans related to Kingfisher Airlines that was grounded in 2012.

May 31, 2017, 15:08 PM IST