Fading volatility promises long period of gold stagnation
Aug 20, 2014 at 23:30 | Source:
LONDON (Reuters) - Ultra-calm trading conditions in gold are becoming self-perpetuating as a persistent lack of volatility frustrates investors seeking a return, pushing them further away from a market that analysts say could be becalmed for years.Go...
India grouped with Pakistan in Asian Games hockey
Aug 20, 2014 at 18:50 | Source:
New Delhi: With the forthcoming 17th Asian Games set to commence Sep 19, the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) Wednesday announced the pools for both men's and women's events.Among the men, two-time winners India have been placed in Pool B alongside defe...
Did top defaulter Winsome Group divert Rs 6,500 crore loan funds abroad?
Aug 20, 2014 at 13:42 | Source:
NEW DELHI: Evidence emerging from India's second largest bank loan default raises suspicion that there was a criminal conspiracy to defraud Indian public sector banks of about Rs 6,500 crore and take most of the money out of the country or divert it ...
Lakme Fashion Week regular Masaba continues her reign as queen of prints
Aug 20, 2014 at 10:49 | Source:
Mumbai: She's already a leading name in Indian fashion, with customers ranging from top Bollywood stars to teenage girls on pocket money.Yet 25-year-old Masaba Gupta best-known for her quirky cow and camera prints that adorn saris, dresses and even ...
China media: Miners arrested
Aug 19, 2014 at 23:01 | Source:
The arrest of 124 suspected Chinese illegal miners in Accra, Ghana, is getting front-page coverage in China's newspapers. Ghanaian authorities introduced a ban in April on Chinese engaging in illegal gold mining in the central region of Ashanti,...
Delegation of six Indian MPs visits Australia to improve bilateral ties
Aug 19, 2014 at 09:22 | Source:
Melbourne: Six Indian parliamentarians are on a five-day visit to Australia, aimed at further enhancing bilateral linkages and understanding between the two nations.The Members of Parliament (MPs) who arrived in Melbourne on Monday include Asaduddin ...
Steeplechaser Lalita Babbar set for Asian Games with gold
Aug 18, 2014 at 20:36 | Source:
Lalita Babbar of Maharashtra kept enough strength for a late burst as she pipped 2010 Asian Games gold medallist Sudha Singh to second spot and virtually sealed a place in the Indian team for next month's Asiad on the third and penultimate day of the...
Pope Francis urges inter-Korean reconciliation
Aug 18, 2014 at 14:02 | Source:
The Pope has called for reconciliation on the Korean peninsula, on the final day of his visit to South Korea. Koreans, Pope Francis said, should reject a mindset of suspicion and confrontation and find new paths to build peace. He spoke at a Mass in ...
Silver pricing moves into digital domain
Aug 18, 2014 at 04:52 | Source:
Calcutta Telegraph News
London, Aug. 17: Computers have fixed prices in most financial markets for more than a decade, but last week silver finally yielded to the digital age when the benchmark value of the precious metal was set electronically for the first time in its 11...
Gaza town Beit Hanoun sweeps rubble, tries to return to daily life
Aug 17, 2014 at 21:30 | Source:
GAZA (Reuters) - It was not the wedding party venue Riyad Fayad had planned for his daughter Heba, but with his Gaza home damaged and neighbourhood in rubble, a shelter seemed like the only option.The United Nations refugee centre in a Gaza City scho...
India win chess Olympiad bronze, individual gold and silver
Aug 15, 2014 at 12:14 | Source:
On a day when China annexed the Olympiad chess gold medal, India captured the bronze crushing Uzbekistan 3.5-0.5. Woman Grandmaster (WGM) Padmini Rout won the gold medal on the fifth board while Grandmaster (GM) K. Sasikiran took home the silver meda...
Buyers lose appetite for gold
Aug 15, 2014 at 03:47 | Source:
Calcutta Telegraph News
Mumbai, Aug. 14: Gold demand in India fell 39 per cent to 204 tonnes during the second quarter of the current calendar year over the same period a year ago on expectations of prices going down, according to a World Gold Council (WGC) report. Consume...
HCL Tech is IT's stock market star with a growth rate of 64%
Aug 14, 2014 at 13:12 | Source:
BANGALORE: Among the big Indian IT companies, HCL Technologies has been the undisputed star of the stock markets in recent years. It's the smallest of the top five, and has tended to receive the least public attention - overshadowed by TCS' and Cogni...
Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar opts out of Asian Games and World C'ship
Aug 14, 2014 at 08:49 | Source:
His eyes firmly trained on the 2016 Rio Games, two-time Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar will skip the upcoming World Championship as well as the Asian Games slated to be held next month, as he now wants to win a gold in the biggest sporting event.The ...
Somdev to spearhead India's campaign against Serbia in Davis Cup
Aug 13, 2014 at 18:44 | Source:
In the absence of Leander Paes, Somdev Devvarman will be spearheading the Indian campaign in the crucial Davis Cup World Group play-off against 2013 finalists Serbia in Bangalore Sep 12-14.The All India Tennis Association (AITA) selection committee, ...