Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: diamonds

Global diamond trade struggles after being hit by US sanctions on Russia

Losing access to Russian diamonds over long term would devastate the industry, jeopardising thousands of jobs in India and hitting major trading centers across the world.

Diamonds & blood: How sanctions against Russian diamond industry can help crime, hurt India

Even though exports to India make up just about 10% of Russian direct sales, Indian diamantaires fear they could end up on the frontline of the war in Ukraine.

Surat’s new diamond bourse wants Mumbai’s glitter, gets slammed for ‘objectionable’ incentives

Surat Diamond Bourse, currently under construction, is expected to open in 3 or 4 months. It is expected to house nearly 4,400 merchants and employ about 1.5 lakh people.

Affordable prices, mesmerising designs — Jewelegance’s win-win festive offer for customers

Jewelegance's website features a diverse selection of collections for various occasions, from festive and wedding jewellery to a daily-wear range.

This Daughter’s Day, gift your girl a piece of special jewellery from Melorra

Melorra has curated an exquisite range of jewellery gifts that can bring a smile to any daughter’s face.

X-rays detected from Uranus for the first time 

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

Nirav Modi’s brother Nehal charged for committing fraud worth $2.6 million in New York

Nehal Modi is indicted for obtaining diamonds from one of the world's biggest firms LLD on favourable terms, and then liquidating them for his own ends.

How we created diamonds within minutes

It’s the first time diamonds have successfully been produced in a lab without added heat.

Fall in India’s diamond exports this year will be much worse than 2008 crisis

Overseas sales of cut and polished diamonds may slump 20% to 25% in the year ending March from $18.66 billion last year, according to the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council.

Second-biggest diamond ever will become Louis Vuitton jewellery

Lucara Diamond Corp., which found the 1,758-carat Sewelo diamond at its Botswana mine struck a deal with Louis Vuitton and Antwerp manufacturer HB Company.

On Camera


Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.