Gold bars

Two women held from IGI Airport with Gold bars worth Rs 26 lakh

The gold was concealed inside the rectum of the two women in paste form. "On personal search, gold in the form of paste was recovered from their rectum.

Feb 24, 2020, 10:58 AM IST

Kolkata: DRI seizes gold bars, cash worth Rs 3.29 crores, 3 arrested

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has arrested three persons for smuggling eight kilograms of gold and cash (Rs) with a cumulative worth of Rs 3.29 crores in West Bengal capital city Kolkata. 

Aug 29, 2019, 14:58 PM IST

Air India pilot held for smuggling gold bars worth Rs 15.65 lakh

In the light of recent instance of smuggling by crew member of the airlines, high level of surveillance has been kept by airport customs staff on passengers and crew.

Aug 11, 2016, 09:31 AM IST

8 temples deposit gold under gold monetisation scheme

Coming forth and supporting government's gold monetisation scheme, eight temples of the country have donated gold deposits under the scheme, the most coming from Tamil Nadu. 

May 07, 2016, 09:40 AM IST

World's richest temple mulls moving 7.5 tonne gold under monetisation scheme

Tirupati temple managing body mulls moving 7.5 tonne gold under monetisation scheme

Apr 30, 2016, 17:30 PM IST

IOB starts distribution of Indian Gold Coins

State-owned Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has become the first lender to start distribution of recently launched Indian Gold Coins (IGC)

Mar 25, 2016, 18:07 PM IST

WGC welcomes govt's draft policy on sovereign gold bonds

The government's proposed policy on sovereign gold bonds would provide investment choice to consumers and integrate gold further into regulated financial sector, the World Gold Council said on Friday.

Jun 19, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

Govt proposes gold-linked bonds to lower bullion imports

India is planning to issue sovereign bonds linked to the bullion price in an effort to divert some of the estimated 300 tonnes of annual demand for gold bars and coins, and reduce bullion imports that can push up the trade deficit.

Jun 19, 2015, 13:59 PM IST

Three kg gold bars worth Rs 1.5 crore seized

Gold bars, weighing three kgs, which were hidden beneath a seat of an Air India flight from Dubai, were seized on Friday, airport officials said.

Apr 17, 2015, 12:53 PM IST

Gold bars worth Rs 70 lakh seized at Delhi airport

Gold bars worth about Rs 70 lakh have been seized from the possession of five persons at the international airport here.

Jan 14, 2015, 13:05 PM IST

India's Q1 gold jewellery imports rise by 10%: GJEPC

Currently, the premium on gold has come down to Rs 1 per gram of gold from Rs 200 per gram in April.

Aug 03, 2014, 11:35 AM IST

First Indian gold refiner approved to join LBMA standard

MMTC-PAMP has become the first Indian gold refiner to join the London Bullion Market Association`s good delivery list, which could help encourage Indians to sell hoarded stocks of gold bars and jewellery.

May 16, 2014, 19:13 PM IST

India's gem and jewellery imports drop 9% in 2013-14

India's imports of gems and jewellery fell by 9 percent to Rs 1,85,883 crore in 2013-14 on a sharp decline in shipments of gold bars and jewellery due to government curbs, the industry body said.

May 01, 2014, 17:36 PM IST

India's gem and jewellery imports drop 9% in 2013-14

India's imports of gems and jewellery fell by 9 percent to Rs 1,85,883 crore in 2013-14 on a sharp decline in shipments of gold bars and jewellery due to government curbs, the industry body said.

May 01, 2014, 17:31 PM IST

India's gems and jewellery imports decline 11% in December

India's imports of gems and jewellery fell over 11 percent to Rs 15,735 crore in December.

Jan 27, 2014, 18:52 PM IST

Man held with 1.2 kg gold at IGI airport

A man has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country 1.2 kg of gold bars at Indira Gandhi International airport here.

Jan 05, 2014, 16:49 PM IST

Another gold haul at Kolkata airport

Days after 24 kg gold was recovered from an aeroplane in the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, customs officials made twin seizures, confiscating Rs 1.29 crore worth of the metal.

Nov 23, 2013, 23:18 PM IST

Man held for trying to smuggle in gold bars worth Rs 70 lakh

An Indian passenger returning from Dubai was on Saturday arrested at the Mumbai international airport for allegedly trying to smuggle in 2.55 kg of gold bars collectively valued at Rs 70 lakh, a Customs official said.

Nov 09, 2013, 23:54 PM IST

Three held for smuggling; Rs 90 lakh gold bars seized

Gold bars worth Rs 90 lakhs were seized and three passengers arrested at a city airport on Tuesday while they were allegedly trying to smuggle the precious metal.

Oct 22, 2013, 13:07 PM IST

Palestinian held in Mumbai for smuggling gold bars worth Rs 3.5 cr

A Palestinian student was today arrested by Customs officials at the international airport in Mumbai for allegedly trying to smuggle in gold bars worth Rs 3.5 crore.

Apr 03, 2013, 20:45 PM IST