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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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, 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.
KATHMANDU, Jan 31: On Monday, the gold price reached 62,200 per tola (11.333 grams) up from 61,500 per tola – the market price of the previous day. The gold price has increased by 1.63 percentage points, from Rs 61,200 to Rs 62,200, this week.
KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Alarmed by the confiscation of 33 gold bars weighing one kilogram each from two Nepalis in India on December 7, Nepal Police has started trying to connect the dots between the confiscated gold and the ones which had mysteriously ‘disappeared’ from the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on January 21.
KATHMANDU, Dec 16: Eleven months after 33.5 kg gold 'disappeared' mysteriously from Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), officials involved in the investigation of the scam have said that the gold bars confiscated in equal quantity in India last week could be the same one.
KATHMANDU, Oct 4: Even as the authorities have stepped up measures in recent months to curb gold smuggling, cases of illegal trade of the precious yellow metal from China to Nepal have remained unabated.