Ukraine war robs India's 'Diamond City' of its sheen; workers' dreams

Traders in Surat's crowded Mahidharpura market openly trade diamonds worth millions of dollars on the streets each day, carrying the precious gems loose in paper wrappings.

published on : 26th June 2022

Fraser-Pryce equals world-leading time to win 100 in Paris

The 35-year-old Fraser-Pryce will go for a 10th world championship gold medal in Eugene, Oregon, next month

published on : 19th June 2022

Avinash Sable finishes 5th in  Diamond League, breaks own national record for eighth time 

The 27-year-old army man from a humble family in the Beed district of Maharashtra clocked 8:12.48 in a high-quality field late Sunday night.

published on : 6th June 2022

With autumn rains, diamond hunt begins in several Kurnool villages

They stay in makeshift tents in agricultural fields till the end of the diamond hunt season.

published on : 21st May 2022

US sanctions begin to bite Surat diamond traders

American merchants are demanding a declaration from Surat diamond traders saying the polished material is not from Russia.

published on : 8th May 2022

Gujarat traders in quandary as US buyers 'ban' diamonds originating in Russia

American clients are demanding that Gujarati traders furnish certification to show that the stones they procured were not sourced from Russia

published on : 7th May 2022

Gold sales sparkle on Akshaya Tritiya

After two years of Covid-19 shadow on Akshaya Tritiya, gold sales in the Twin City gained pace this year. 

published on : 4th May 2022

Malabar Gold and Diamonds eyes revenue of Rs 45,000 cr in FY23

The company had registered a 35% growth in revenue at Rs 30,000 crore in FY22. To support growth plans, it will open a new unit near Hyderabad as well as expand its existing units in Kolkata & Kerala.

published on : 19th April 2022

Trio steals diamonds worth Rs 7 lakh from Madurai man, held

Three men were arrested on Saturday for allegedly stealing two diamonds worth Rs 7 lakhs from a Madurai seller.

published on : 18th April 2022

De Beers aims 15 per cent  growth in diamond jewellery category in next three-four years

The diamond jewellery market is close to $5.5 billion in India, and the brand is seeing a rising demand for high-quality solitaire diamonds.

published on : 16th April 2022

Sunil Gavaskar asks English commentator Alan Wilkins about 'Kohinoor' during IPL match

Alan Wilkins requested Sunil Gavaskar to describe the scenic beauty of Marine Drive and a pat reply came from the former India captain.

published on : 12th April 2022

Key official of diamantaire Nirav Modi company deported from Egypt: Officials

Subhash Shankar Parab was the Deputy General Manager (Finance) in Firestar Diamond, officials said on Tuesday.

published on : 12th April 2022

Diamond trade fears  sanctions on Russia 

Jobs would be hit if US sanctions polished diamond imports from India that have been made from Russian roughs.

published on : 15th March 2022

Brick kiln operator finds diamond worth over Rs 1 crore in Madhya Pradesh mine

Sushil Shukla, a resident of Kishoreganj in Panna town, and his partners found the diamond on Monday in the mine located near Krishna Kalyanpur area.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Experiment gone wrong

The tone of the film is so high-pitched, the approach is painfully preachy.

published on : 19th February 2022
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