close

News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Metal

Sensex, Nifty open in red; metal, banking stocks plunge

The BSE Sensex lost 85 points to open at 38,737 while the 50-stock Nifty dipped 25 points to 11,485 levels.

Sep 30, 2019, 10:07 AM IST

China claims it developed world's most powerful submarine detector

The device could also be used on civilian and military aircraft as a "high performance equipment and technical solution to resources mapping, civil engineering, archaeology and national defence.

Jun 24, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

Gold falls nearly 2 percent as stocks rally

Gold saw its biggest one-day fall in three weeks on Tuesday as global equities rallied on easing political uncertainty in Britain and hopes for more economic stimulus, which in turn curbed demand for assets perceived as safe havens.

Jul 13, 2016, 10:46 AM IST

Armoured cars now mandatory to accompany security forces in Kashmir

00 PM for getting detailed updates!

Jun 28, 2016, 18:08 PM IST

Aamir Khan's new bike contains metal of INS Vikrant

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan became a proud owner of a 150cc motorcycle which contains the metal of India's first aircraft carrier INS Vikrant.

May 03, 2016, 15:11 PM IST

Metallic smartphones heating up: Causes and how to avoid

Flaunting an all-metal smartphone with power packed features has become the new style statement among the users, but the droolworthy look apparently comes at a price which is sometimes too hot to handle!

Apr 12, 2016, 10:33 AM IST

Gold falls to one-month low as dollar gains on Fed hike view

Gold dropped to its weakest in a month on Monday, pressured by a firmer dollar following hawkish comments from U.S.

Mar 28, 2016, 09:35 AM IST

Expert Advice On Real Estates And Metal

Share Bazar, Mandi Live, Aap Ka Bazar, First Trade, Big Debate etc.

Mar 23, 2016, 13:28 PM IST

Soon, turn your window into big screen TV

The researchers will now try to incorporate their invention onto windows with an aim to selectively filter light and heat waves depending on the season or time of day.

Feb 22, 2016, 14:50 PM IST

Now, a `super-strong` metal that is also light

A newly developed blend of magnesium and ceramic silicon carbide nanoparticles is likely to bring about a revolution in the production of airplanes, spacecraft and cars.

Dec 26, 2015, 12:44 PM IST

New technology enables solar cells to absorb more light

A team of scientists at Stanford University, that includes an Indian origin researcher, has discovered how to make the shiny upper metal contact 'invisible' to light, thereby funnelling light directly into the cell.

Nov 27, 2015, 14:34 PM IST

Chinese scientists discover 'super-material'

 Chinese scientists have discovered a "super material" that is as light as a balloon yet strong as metal, the media reported on Sunday.

Sep 27, 2015, 16:11 PM IST

Now, glass paint to keep metal roofs cool on sunny days

Scientists have developed a new, environment-friendly and inexpensive paint out of glass that bounces sunlight off metal surfaces - keeping them cool and durable.

Aug 17, 2015, 13:40 PM IST

Gold futures inches up on gold cues

Gold prices rose by Rs 0.26 to Rs 27,359 per 10 gram in futures trade today as speculators indulged in creating fresh positions amid a firm global trend.

Feb 04, 2015, 11:53 AM IST

Gold futures fall 0.12% to Rs 26,563 per 10 grams

Analysts said a weak trend in the overseas markets on speculation that the rally to the highest level in two weeks may erode demand, mainly weighed on gold prices at futures trade here.

Nov 19, 2014, 11:52 AM IST

Gold holds around 2-1/2 week high as dollar softens

The metal has rebounded around 6 percent from a 4-1/2-year low of $1,131.85 hit on Nov. 7.

Nov 19, 2014, 10:05 AM IST

Strong laser pulses convert glass into metal

In what could change the future of electronics, scientists have been able to make the properties of glass behave like a metal using ultra-short laser pulses.

Aug 27, 2014, 14:33 PM IST

Oldest metal object found in woman`s grave

Archaeologists have unearthed from a woman`s grave in the Middle East the world`s oldest metal object ever discovered.

Aug 24, 2014, 16:15 PM IST

Nature-inspired stronger materials a game-changer?

Drawing inspiration from the structure of bones and bamboo, researchers have created stronger, tougher materials that can be customised for a wide variety of applications - from body armour to automobile parts.

Jul 03, 2014, 16:50 PM IST

RBI move to ease gold imports to help reduce price: FICCI

The RBI's move to ease gold import norms is likely to help bring down the price of the precious metal in the domestic market, FICCI on Fiday said.

May 23, 2014, 20:44 PM IST