KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Samsung, a mobile and consumer electronics brand in Nepal, has completed the first lucky draw of their offer ‘Khusiyali Ajhai Jhalkinchha, Jaba Haat Maa Sikka Talkinchha’ where 15 winners have been awarded with five grams of gold coin each.

KATHMANDU, Nov 8: Gold has become dearer by Rs 1,500 per tola (11.66 grams) in the domestic market on Monday, the first day after the end of the public holidays of Tihar.

Gold, silver prices drop on Wednesday

September 8, 2021 13:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: The price of gold in the Nepali market dropped by Rs 700 per tola on Wednesday. The price of fine gold per tola decreased Rs 90,700 on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: Police on Monday arrested a man from the Tribhuvan International Airport on charge of illegally bringing gold from Qatar to Nepal.

Gold price up by Rs 700 per tola

December 28, 2020 11:53 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: The price of gold rose up by RS 700 per tola (11.66 grams) on Monday in the domestic market.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Police have arrested three individuals on the charge of securing a huge amount of gold loan by mortgaging lesser amounts of the yellow metal.

Gold price up by Rs 800 per tola

December 16, 2020 12:43 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 16: The gold price has risen by Rs 800 per tola (11.66 grams) in the local market on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Oct 17: Police seized a huge amount of gold hidden in an apartment in Parsa district on Saturday afternoon.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: The price of gold has increased by Rs 500 per tola (11.66 grams) in the domestic market on Wednesday.

Israeli youths have unearthed hundreds of gold coins stashed away in a clay vessel for more than a thousand years.

KATHMANDU, Aug 12: As gold is traded at Rs 95,400 per tola (11.66 grams) on Wednesday, the price of gold has gone down by Rs 6,000 per tola in a single day.

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: The price of gold has neared Rs 100,000 per tola (11.66 grams) in the domestic market.

KATHMANDU, July 15: The price of gold has hit the new record high as it was traded for Rs 92,800 per tola (11.66 grams) on Wednesday.

ENTEBBE, Jan 15:  In a refinery just outside Uganda’s main airport, workers slip bars of freshly refined gold into clear plastic bags sealed with a sticker of the national flag - black, yellow and red - and the label “Ugandan’s Treasure.”

SYDNEY, Jan 6: Tensions in the Middle East after the killing of a top Iranian general by the United States pushed an index of Asian shares off an 18-month high on Monday as investors pushed safe-haven gold near a seven-year high, and oil jumped to four-month peaks.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7 : Nepal's Kiran Singh Bogati has clinched a gold medal in the Men's Athletics Marathon under the ongoing 13th South Asian Games (SAG), 2019. In the match held at Dasarath Stadium at Tripureshwor, Kathmandu today, Bogati finished the 42-kilo metre –Marathon in 2 hours, 21 minutes and 17 seconds to win the gold medal.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3 : India has won the male volleyball match held under the 13th South Asian Games (SAG) here today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: The government increased customs duty on gold by Rs 2,000 per tola (11.664 grams) from Sunday.

DOHA, Oct 4: Estonian decathlete Maicel Uibo and his wife, Bahamian runner Shaunae Miller-Uibo, had two reasons to celebrate after they each won a silver medal at the world athletics championships on Thursday.

A group of young girls and boys who were clad in the white kit were practicing with swords at the covered hall of National Police Academy, Maharajgunj on Thursday. They all were national fencers—preparing for the upcoming South Asian Games (SAG) 2019 in the closed camp. Excitement and enthusiasm were clearly visible on their faces while practicing since the combat sport— fencing; is being included for the first time in 13th edition of SAG.

A unique solid gold toilet that was part of an art exhibit was stolen early Saturday from the magnificent home in England where British wartime leader Winston Churchill was born.

LONDON, Aug 28: A forgery crisis is quietly roiling the world’s gold industry.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: The gold price has set a new high record of Rs 72,500 per tola (11.664 grams) in the domestic market on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: The price of gold set a new record on Sunday in Nepal's domestic market by rising Rs 1200 per tola overnight to reach Rs 72500 per tola.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The price of gold price increased by Rs 1,200 per tola (11.664 grams) in a single day reaching a new high of Rs 71,500 per tola (11.664 grams) on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: Gold price that is continuously on rising for a few days has increased by 1,200 per tola (11.333 grams) today.

LONDON/BEIJING, Aug 15: China has severely restricted imports of gold since May, bullion industry sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, in a move that could be aimed at curbing outflows of dollars and bolstering its yuan currency as economic growth slows.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: The price of gold hit a new high of Rs 71,000 per tola (11.664 grams) in the domestic market on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, August 13: The price of gold has set a new record on Wednesday in Nepal's domestic market by rising Rs 1000 per tola overnight to reach Rs 71,000 per tola.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: The price of gold continues setting a new record in the domestic market.

Gold price near Rs 70,000 per tola

August 8, 2019 03:00 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Gold continues to glitter in the domestic market as its price increased by Rs 1,500 per tola (11.664 grams) in a day to a record high of Rs 69,500 per tola on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: The price of gold continues setting a new record in the domestic market.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: People rushed to the gold dealers and jewelry shops on Monday to sell gold as price of the precious metal marched to record new high of Rs 67,800 per tola (11.664 grams) in the domestic market on Monday. The price increased by Rs 1,500 per tola in a day.

Gold price set a new record

August 5, 2019 19:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: The price of gold continued to set a new record in the domestic market on Monday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: A Chinese national was held with four kilograms of smuggled gold from the Tribhuwan International Airport on Sunday night.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Gold marched to a record high of Rs 66,300 per tola (11.664 grams) in the domestic market on Sunday.

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KATHMANDU, June 26: The price of gold climbed reached a record high of Rs 65,500 per tola (11.664 grams) in the Nepali market on Tuesday. The yellow metal was traded at Rs 65,000 per tola a day earlier.

KATHMANDU, June 21: The price of gold has soared to a record high in Nepal in line with the spike in the price of the yellow metal in international markets.

66 kg of gold seized in FY2018/19

June 18, 2019 11:35 am

KATHMANDU, June 18: The Department of Revenue Investigation (DoRI) has filed a total of 81 cases related to revenue evasion and leakage in the current fiscal year – FY2018/19.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The Pashupatinath Temple in Kathmandu owns 9.276 kg of gold and 1.3 billion rupees in cash, a report has revealed.

Crafting Jewelry for a cause

May 17, 2019 11:54 am

Ojaswi Baidya and Ibha Baidya both confess to always having been particularly fond of silver jewelry. The sisters would always opt for silver instead of brass or even gold. Something about the sublime metal appealed to them and Ojaswi was also sensitive to metal, quickly getting itches and allergies when she donned metal jewelry.

SINDHULI, April 30: Five persons have been arrested on the charge of looting gold. The arrestees, according to the police, had used a plastic pistol to loot 711 grams of the yellow metal from a jeweler's room.

LONDON, April 24: Billions of dollars’ worth of gold is being smuggled out of Africa every year through the United Arab Emirates in the Middle East – a gateway to markets in Europe, the United States and beyond – a Reuters analysis has found.

MUMBAI, April 15: India’s gold smugglers have slowed their operations over worries their shipments will be caught up in seizures of cash, bullion, booze and drugs that are aimed at controlling vote-buying in the country’s national elections, industry officials told Reuters.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Three Chinese nationals have been arrested at Tribhuvan International Airport for possessing 3.3 kg of gold in the rectum.

KATHMANDU, April 5: Police arrested four Indian nationals from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Thursday with 5.814 kg gold smuggled from Thailand.

Nagarik journo felicitated

April 3, 2019 08:04 am

KATHMANDU, April 3: The Federation of Nepal Gold and Silver Dealers Association has felicitated Santosh Neupane, a business correspondent of Nagarik daily, on the occasion of its 6th anniversary.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Department of Revenue Investigation filed a case Sunday against Laxman Tiruwa, Suraj Tiruwa, Sarita Tiruwa, Indira BK, and Shankar Bahadur BK for smuggling 32 kilograms of gold to Nepal from India.

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