Buoyed by his World Cup silver medal, GM R Praggnanandhaa is confident of Indian team's chances of winning gold at the upcoming Asian Games in Hangzhou. Recently, on September 1, India's new chess sensation Praggnanandhaa was felicitated by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur at his residence. After felicitation, he said feels India has a "good chance" of winning gold at the Asian Games. Praggnanandhaa is a part of 10-member Indian team.
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Hyderabad custom officials searched two male passengers, coming from Dubai and found the smuggled gold worth Rs 16 .5 lakhs. The searches were based on the passenger profiling, and the Customs Air Intelligence input. During search of bags of the passengers, a total of 13 small cut pieces of gold were found inside the chocolates carried in the carton box, weighed around 269 gm. A case is registered with… read-more
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At the RGIA, Hyderabad, Sudanese women were caught with 14 kg of Gold, confirmed Air Intelligence Unit and Hyderabad Customs. The arrest was made after a thorough search of 23 Sudanese passengers, who arrived at Shamshabad from a flight at 4 am. After the search, the customs collected a total of 14.9063 Kgs gold valued at a total of Rs. 7,89,43,544. A case has been registered and investigation is underway… read-more
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Six gold biscuits, smuggled from Myanmar and worth nearly Rs 50 lakh, were recovered from a person travelling by train to Delhi for selling the metal to a jeweller, confirmed an RPF official on September 15. The accused, Mahesh Kumar, who claims to be a resident of West Bengal was caught on board the Awadh Assam Express with a gold of weight one kg, hidden inside his socks.
Indian fencer Bhavani Devi claimed gold in the senior women's sabre individual category at the Commonwealth Fencing Championship 2022. In the sabre final, she beat Veronika Vasileva of Australia 15-10. Bhavani Devi won the title for the second time, having won gold in the same event in 2019. The Commonwealth… read-more
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Hyderabad International Airport custom officers seized gold weighing over 1 kg, worth Rs 86 lakh from woman passenger. On June 16, a woman from Kuwait traveled to Hyderabad, when Air Intelligence Unit detected and seized the gold, concealed in paste form inside rectum, groin area and socks of the shoe, wrapped in a black plastic covering. A case has been registered and an investigation is underway.
Despite suffering from a cerebral palsy disorder, swimmer Jigar Thakkar secured a gold medal at the 21st National Para-Swimming Championship, conducted in Udaipur, Rajasthan. “The two-day Championship tested me in terms of my skills, patience, and my approach towards competitiveness. During these times, I constantly recalled the motivation and mentorship that I have received from the faculty members at Marwadi University,” said champion … read-more
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In Rajasthan's Jaipur region, a man was arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle in one-kilogram gold, confirmed Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, on April 1. As per PTI, the raid was conducted at the Jaipur Railway Station after receiving a tip-off. The DRI recovered six gold biscuits worth Rs 52 lakh, which was smuggled into India from Myanmar. The accused was arrested and presented before a court, which imprisoned him.
Gold prices have increased by Rs 271, and currently stands at Rs 51,670 per 10 grams, as of March 3, according to HDFC securities. Meanwhile, silver gained Rs 818, and currently stands at Rs 68,425 per Kg. Reportedly in the previous trade, gold finished at Rs 51,399 per 10 grams and silver at Rs 67,607 per Kg. Amid the ongoing Russia-Ukraine conflict, Rupee declined by 15 paise against US dollar.
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Government Railways police seized 32kg of gold jewellery worth Rs 16 crores, from Mumbai-Bhubaneshwar Konark express on March 2. The GRP arrested 4 people, carrying the gold worth crores. The police officer added, they were suspicious of four men (Hasmukh Lal Jain, Suresh Sahadev Kharey, Mahesh Bhonsale and Deepak Patel) veiling the train and when checked their bags found gold without valid GST documents. Further investigation underway.