The CM of Telangana K. Chandrasekhar Rao on October 19 announced to personally donate 1 kg and 16 tolas of gold to meet the target of 125 kg of gold for the renovation of the Yadari temple. The target of the gold will be completed based on donations from people. Reportedly, the CM has also invited PM Narendra Modi to the reinauguration ceremony on March 28, 2022.
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Several jewellers in India are selling gold online for little over ₹100 on their websites or through digital gold platforms during the pandemic. As per reports, consumers can take delivery once they've invested at least one gram of gold. There's "renewed interest among consumers" for making systematic investments in gold, said R Kalyanaraman, Kalyan Jewellers' top executive. Sales crashed last year in the second-biggest consumer after a… read-more
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A jewellery store in Chennai that goes by the name Kerala Fashion Jewellery allegedly swindled gold deposits worth Rs. 26 crores, cheating around 1,689 customers between 2016-19. Duo Brother Sujith Cherian and Sunil Cherian applied for bail and argued that it was a false campaign by vested companies that led to the closure of their gold stores. However, the court denied citing the possibility of "tampering of evidence."
The Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) along with the Customs Preventive Department (CPW) has allegedly confiscated 3.75 kg of the gold compound at Kerala's Kozhikode international airport on September 5. Reportedly, all the three passengers, who flew from Dubai to India have been arrested. However, the officials revealed that the passengers had hidden gold into his rectum and socks in the form of capsules.
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Indian shooter Avani Lekhara has won a bronze medal at Tokyo Paralympics in the 50m Rifle 3 Position SH1 on September 3. Following the win of bronze, 19-year-old Lekhara became the first Indian to win two Paralympic medals as she had already won Gold in the 10m air rifle standing SH1 event on August 30. However, China's Zhang Cuiping and Germany's Natascha Hiltrop won gold and silver, respectively.
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The streets of Dubai are witnessing the most preferred 'Vada Pav' covered in a 22k gold plated and stuffed with Indian ingredients. The famous mouth-watering dish of Mumbai is made of truffle, butter, and cheese which is priced out at 100 AED (Dubai). Besides, this dish is regarded as the first gold-plated 'Vada Pav' in the world. However, Mumbai food diary is out in Dubai and driving people crazy.
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Indian Javelin thrower Sumit Antil broke the world record and won another gold for India and tops in athletics at the Tokyo Paralympics on August 30. The 23-year-old Antil, who was initially a wrestler, suffered a serious leg injury in a motorbike accident in 2015 but overcame to join Javelin. At the event, Australia's Michal Burian and Sri Lanka's Dulan Kodithuwakka bagged silver and bronze, respectively.
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Avani Lekhara has won the first gold for India in the women's 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 event at the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics on August 30. The 19-year-old Lekhara defeated China's Cuiping Zhang while Ukraine's Iryna Shchetnik grabbed a bronze medal. On her impressive win, PM Narendra Modi said, ''Congratulations on winning a hard-earned and well-deserved Gold...This is truly a special moment for Indian sports.''
India's table tennis player Bhavina Patel entered the finals at the Tokyo Paralympics and became the first Indian player to do so on August 27. Patel defeated China's Zhang Miao in the semi-final and also secured a medal for India. She will now face China's Ying Zhou for gold on August 28. ''I'd win my final match due to the support of the people of India,'' Patel said.
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Mumbai police arrested seven accused for looting gold worth Rs 46.50 lakh from a 44-year-old man named Madhukar Kavindkar near the Gundavali bus stop in Andheri (East). The incident took place on July 19 when Kavindkar was traveling to Zaveri Bazaar from Dahisar. Reportedly, an accused snatched the gold bag, and around 9-10 accused blocked the Kavindkar's way. The police have recovered gold worth Rs 24.28 lakh so far.
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