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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KANCHANPUR, Feb 15: In yet another case of gold seizure, Kanchanpur police has recovered 5.6-kilogram gold from the cowshed of Suraj Tiruwa at Amarpur in Shukhlaphanta Municipality-11.

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Police recover 18 kilos gold buried

February 14, 2019 15:31 pm

KAILALI, Feb 14: Police have recovered 18 kilos of gold from Punarbaas Municipality- Dashrathbasti, Kanchanpur.

Gold price swells to Rs 62,200 a tola

January 31, 2019 10:32 am

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.

Six arrested with 1.7 kg gold

January 13, 2019 10:07 am

LAHAN, Jan 13: An armed police force team has arrested six persons along with 1.757 kgs of gold from Ghurmi bridge in ward no. 1 of Golbazaar municipality.

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.

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KATHMANDU, Nov 12: Police on Monday arrested six persons for their alleged involvement in swindling unwary people of cash by selling one kilograms of fake gold.

Gold price hits six year high

October 25, 2018 15:02 pm

This is the highest price in six years time.

KATHMANDU, Oct 25:  Gold price has started to rise after a stable price of Rs 60,000 tola (11.333 gram) for over a week during the Dashain festival.

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.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The government has raised gold import quota by five kilograms to 25 kg per day.

Gold price up Rs 400 per tola today

September 19, 2018 19:11 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 19:  The gold price has gone up by Rs 400 (hallmark) per tola on Wednesday.

Gold in short supply ahead of Teej

September 10, 2018 02:30 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 10: Gold is in short supply as the major festival season dawns nearer, jewelers say.

KATHMANDU, Aug 29: The Central Investigation Bureau (CIB) of Nepal Police on Tuesday arrested five people including three gold testers on the charge of committing banking offense.

Baraha Jewellery Industries celebrated their 24th anniversary by honoring people from various walks of life on Tuesday at Bhanu Chowk, Dharan.