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Gold prices shoot up to historic high

Price increases by Rs150 per tola across the country

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December 19, 2018

 

Akshay Kumar’s Gold becomes first Bollywood film to release in Saudi Arabia

Goldis only the second Bollywood movie after Rajinikanth’s social drama ‘Kaala’ to hit the theaters in the Gulf country.

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August 31, 2018

 

China digging gold near disputed border with India

China has reportedly started a large-scale mining operation near its border along Arunachal Pradesh in India, potentially increasing the friction between the two Asian giants, reported South China Morning Post. According to the report, a huge trove of gold, silver and other precious minerals, valued at nearly US$60 billion by Chinese state geologists, has been…

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May 22, 2018

 

Karachi win 14 gold medals in Sindh Games 2018

KARACHI: Karachi has won 14 gold medals in the ongoing Sindh Games 2018. The city has secured 10 gold medals on day two of the event so far. Moeed Baloch won the gold medal in the 200 metre race while Fasha Affan won the women’s 200 metre race. Shakeel Mayo secured gold the triple jump…

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April 20, 2018

 

Pakistan wins third medal in Commonwealth Games 2018

GOLD COAST: Pakistan won its third medal in the ongoing Commonwealth Games 2018 on Thursday. Mohammad Bilal defeated George Ramm of England 6-1 to win the bronze medal in 57-kg wrestling. The Pakistani athlete scored two points in the first round and four points in the second. The British wrestler could only win a single…

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April 12, 2018

 

Rs0.5m, gold stolen from Karachi house left unattended

Reporting by Shahnawaz Ali Thieves took away gold and Rs0.5 million from a house in Karachi’s Liaquatabad area that was left unattended The Liaquatabad police registered a case. According to the police, the family living in the house had gone somewhere, having locked up the house. The house remained unattended for two days, after which…

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April 2, 2018

 

Indian man lands from Dubai carrying 407 grams of gold in rectum

NEWS DESK: In a first of its kind of crime reported at the Chandigarh International Airport, a man hailing from Ulhasnagar in Maharashtra was caught on Monday smuggling 407 grams of 24-carat gold, concealed in his rectum, reported Hindustan Times. The accused, Deepak Kumar, had arrived from Dubai in an Indigo flight in the morning….

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July 12, 2017

 

Video: Man steals bucket load of gold in New York

A man chanced upon a bucket full of gold on a busy New York thoroughfare. Before long, he made away with the surprise find. Watch this video report.

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December 2, 2016

 

Rush to buy gold as prices drop to 5-month low

LONDON/NEW YORK: Gold fell to its lowest level since late May as the dollar surged to its highest in more than 13-1/2 years on expectations for a US rate hike next month and higher fiscal spending from US President-elect Donald Trump’s incoming administration. The dollar was on track for its best fortnight since 1988 against…

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November 20, 2016

 

Gold could be the cure for cancer: Saudi researcher

RIYADH: Gold, which has been known to be a symbol of wealth and beauty, may now become a symbol of health, according to what a Saudi researcher says. Dr. Saeed Al-Jaroudi, who has been researching and testing gold compounds as a treatment for cancer in Saudi Arabia, told Al Arabiya English that “the use of…

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November 15, 2016

 

18-karat gold toilet at New York museum

NEW YORK: A New York City museum is offering visitors a chance to sit on a golden throne, but only in private. As part of his “America” exhibit at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan replaced the toilet in the museum’s fourth-floor restroom with a fully functional replica cast in 18-karat gold….

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September 16, 2016

 

Dig begins for mysterious Nazi ‘Gold Train’

Treasure hunters in western Poland have finally started a long-awaited dig for a Nazi-era train that legend says is buried inside a tunnel and carries looted gems.   The mysterious Nazi train carrying gems plundered from Jews entered a tunnel here in 1945. It was moving away from the advancing Soviet Red Army — and…

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August 17, 2016

 

World record boost for Ethiopia’s Ayana as athletics begin amid doping scandal

Rio de Janeiro: Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana launched the Rio Olympics athletics on Friday by smashing the women’s 10,000m world record as the Games reeled from doping scandals. Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi and Poland’s 2012 Games champion weightlifter Adrian Zielinski failed tests while a Kenyan coach was sent home for reportedly pretending to be an athlete…

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August 12, 2016

 

French pair win rowing sculls gold

RIO DI JENIRO: French duo Jeremie Azou and Pierre Houin won the Olympics men’s lightweight double sculls on Friday. They crossed the line in 6min 30.7sec to beat Paul O’Donovan and Gary O’Donovan of Ireland and Norway’s Kristoffer Brun and Are Strandli. Ilse Paulis and Maalke Head of the Netherlands won the women’s lightweight sculls…

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August 12, 2016

 

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan stuns red carpet in gold gown in Cannes

CANNES, FRANCE: Former Miss World and internationally acclaimed actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan stunned the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival 2016.   Robed in a gold-studded gown and a ton of elegance, Aishwarya mesmerized onlookers with her floor-length cape, marking her 15th year at the festival. The dress of the former Miss World was…

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May 14, 2016

 

PM, President congratulate Pakistan Hockey team on winning gold medal

ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday congratulated Pakistan Hockey Team on winning gold medal in South Asian Games. In a press statement here, President Mamnoon Hussain said the players of the national hockey team had made the nation proud by showing excellent performance in the SAF games. He also felicitated…

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February 12, 2016

 

FC arrests 18 facilitators of terrorists

PESHAWAR: The Frontier Corps (FC) has arrested 18 facilitators of terrorists and recovered huge quantity of foreign and local currency of worth 65 million besides recovered 2500 gram of gold and 1500 gram silver ornaments. According a spokesman of the Frontier Corps, the operation was carried in Khyber Agency under national action plan. He said…

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October 17, 2015

 

Oil up in Asia

SINGAPORE: Oil prices rebounded in Asia Monday but analysts said they remain weighed by a crude oversupply and fresh worries about the world economy after the Federal Reserve decided last week against raising interest rates. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for October, which expires on Tuesday, rose 52 cents to $45.20 and Brent crude for…

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September 21, 2015

 

Probe to unveil big names involved in mega scandal

Customs Internal Audit Department commenced investigations into who turned black money into white with gold worth Rs.12 billion from 2011 to 2014. Name of big shots are expected to surface in this mega corruption scandal. Ashraf Khan reports.

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September 5, 2015

 

Swimming: Ledecky breaks 800m record, claims fifth world gold

KAZAN: Katie Ledecky broke her own 800m freestyle world record on Saturday by claiming an historic fifth gold medal at the world swimming championships to complete her sweep of freestyle titles. Ledecky, 18, clocked eight minutes, 07.39 seconds to shave 2.61secs off the record she set last year and win gold with New Zealand's Lauren…

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August 8, 2015

 

Special Olympics: Gold, silver medals for Pak athletes

LOS ANGELES: With their brilliant performance, Pakistani athletes won two medals in the freestyle swimming in the Special Olympics World Games 2015 on Wednesday, Samaa reported. Pakistani athlete Asim Zar picked up gold medal in the 100-meter freestyle swimming while a female contestant Aqsa Ahmed got silver medal in the 50-meter freestyle swimming. The Special…

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July 29, 2015

 
 
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