Dalai Lama's Security Dog Duka Sold For This Amount In Auction
Tibetian spiritual leader Dalai Lama's loyal dog was sold at $20 dollar. On February 11, the Labrador breed dog named Duka was with Dalai Lama for over a decade and ensured his security, finally retired from his duty and was sold after an auction, said the Himachal Pradesh Police. Now nine-months-old Tommy, purchased for Rs 3 lakhs, trained by the Punjab Police is the new security dog of Dalai Lama.
Tags: Dalai Lama, Security Dog, Auction, Himachal Pradesh, Spiritual Leader
Courtesy: Lokmat Times
Abandoned Painting Covered In Bird Poop Sold At $3 Millions At Auction
A painting covered with bird poop was auctioned worth $3 millions. Bought for $600, the painting was rare work of rare Anthony van Dyck, which belonged to 17th century, was finally sold recently. This painting by Belgian portraitist and painter Dyck was sold for $3.1 million at an auction by Sotheby's, confirmed CNN report. It is to be noted, the Anthony van Dyck painting was abandoned, which was rediscovered recently.
Tags: Art, Painting, Auction, 17th Century, Culture
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Nirav Modi's HCL House On Auction For Rs 52 Crores In PNB Scam
Absconding business tycoon Nirav Modi's HCL house is all set for auction, on September 23. As per sources, the diamond merchant, who has been accused in money scam filed by the Punjab National Bank (PNB) is currently being investigated by the CBI and the ED. Notably, the Mumbai DRT-I's order, HCL House in Marol shall be put up for e-auction on September 23, with a reserve price of Rs 52 crore
Tags: nirav modi, Auction, HCL Mumbai House, PNB Scam, CBI
Courtesy: Odisha TV
Bodies Of 2 Children Found In Suitcase Sold At Auction: New Zealand
The remains of two children aged between five and ten years have been found in a suitcase bought at an online auction in New Zealand’s Auckland. An inquiry has been launched in Auckland, and the storage locker used for storing the suitcases are being probed. The details of the suspects and the cause of death are yet to be revealed.
Tags: New Zealand, Auckland, murder, Auction, World news
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Broadcasters To Boycott ICC Media Rights Mock Auction
Amid certain clauses of the media rights tender, top broadcasters like Star, Sony, Viacom and Zee are reportedly set to boycott ICC Media Rights mock auction, scheduled on August 16-17. Sources revealed that the ICC wants to hold the mock e-auction, despite the demands for a few changes in the media rights tender rules and time frame, especially regarding bid submission. "The whole process is too opaque"
Tags: ICC media rights auction, Broadcasters, Indian channels, Auction, Boycott
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Day 2 Of 5G Auction To Be Held On July 27; Day 1 Closed With Over ₹ 1.45 Lakh Cr Bids
The largest spectrum auction in India for 5G airwaves valued at Rs 4.3 lakh crore will take place on July 27. On day 1 of the auction, which ended on July 26, four rounds were completed, with bids for 5G airwaves surpassing Rs 1.45 lakh crore. Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw predicted the auction will likely be finished by July 27 and intends to… read-more
Tags: 5G, Auction, Bid, Telecom Minister, Ashwini Vaishnaw
Dates For Pro Kabaddi League Season 9 Player Auction Revealed
Dates for the Pro Kabaddi League season 9 player auction have been revealed. The two-day event will take place in Mumbai on August 5 and 6. In the next auction, all local, international, and young players will be sorted into four categories: A, B, C, and D. Season 9 participant pool has been expanded to include players from each of the two top sides of the Khelo India Games 2021.
Tags: Pro Kabaddi league, season 9, Auction, player auction, Mumbai
Courtesy: DNA INDIA
Maud Lewis Painting Swapped For Cheese Sandwich, Auctioned For Over ₹2 Cr: Canada
A painting by Maud Lewis, a Canadian artist, was auctioned for more than ₹2 crores. The painting of a black truck was given to its owner in return for a grilled cheese sandwich. Irene Demas, a chef, bought the painting in 1973. It was given to them by London artist John Kinnear five decades ago.
Tags: Painting, Maud Lewis, Auction, Canada, sandwich
Courtesy: Zee News
Union Minister Announces 122 Coal, Lignite Mines For Auction
Approximately 122 Coal and Lignite mines, spread over 11 states, including Bihar, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, and Telangana. On March 30, Union Coal Minister Prahlad Joshi announced the commercial auction. He said, "This will provide employment opportunities to more than1.17 lakh people". Furthermore, this is the fifth tranche of auction, with the highest… read-more
Tags: Coal Mines, union ministry, Prahlad Joshi, Auction, Indian States
Assam Govt Takes Over Nagaon & Chachar Paper Mills With Highest Bid
The AIDC, on behalf of the Assam Government took over the assets of Hindustan Paper Corporation Limited (HPCL) Nagaon and Chachar Paper Mill, on March 28. During the auction, the AIDC was the highest bidder with Rs 700 crores, including all outstanding dues of the two mills and signed paper in presence of officials. Notably, the Hemant Biswa Government is aiming to intervene in paper mills, on humanitarian ground.
Tags: Assam Government, AIDC, Paper mills, Humanitarian ground, Auction