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CaratLane Opens Its Store in Ghaziabad


Mumbai: CaratLane, India’s omni-channel jeweller is going strong in the Delhi/NCR region with its 7th store inaugurated at Shipra Mall, in Ghaziabad. For a brand that’s on a mission to democratize access to jewellery, this store launch, the 7th in Delhi/NCR region and 17th in

PNG Jewellers Contributes for Education of 9 Students

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Mumbai: PNG Jewellers, as a part of their Corporate Social Responsibility, contributed for the yearly educational expenditure of 9 students from a Pune-based organization named Eklavya Bal Shikshan & Arogya Nyasa, on the special occasion of Mr. Saurabh Gadgil’s birthday on 9th May, 2017. PNG

Investor Offers Gemfields to Acquire its 53% Shares


London: Gemfields’ largest shareholder has made an offer to acquire the 53% of the gemstone miner it does not already own, in a bid to restructure the company and make it more profitable, reports Rapaport. Pallinghurst Resources, a mining-focused private equity firm, has offered Gemfields

NAJ CEO Michael Rawlinson Resigns


London: Michael Rawlinson has resigned as CEO of the UK’s National Association of Jewellers (NAJ) to pursue other interests, the trade organization said Friday. Rawlinson took charge of the NAJ in 2015, when the British Jewellers’ Association (BJA) and the National Association of Goldsmiths (NAG)

Zimbabwe May Withdraw Unused Gold Mining Claims

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Harare: Large gold mines in Zimbabwe could lose unused mining claims to the government, which is seeking to increase the number of small producers as part of its economic empowerment drive, a ministry of mines draft policy paper showed on Friday. Gold is Zimbabwe’s third

GST on Gold to be Finalized on 4th June


New Delhi: Cost of healthcare services and education in India are set to become cheaper once GST comes into force from July 1. Healthcare and educational services have been exempted from the purview of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The decision was taken in

Fanning Picks Platinum Jewellery for Cannes Festival


Cannes: Over the years, the A-listed celebrities have been donning exquisite platinum jewellery on the red carpet and beyond. At the much awaited 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival, Hollywood’s stunningly gorgeous actress ‘Elle Fanning’ chose platinum jewellery for the opening ceremony of the event. The

Spot Gold Exchange for India


Mumbai: The World Gold Council (WGC) is working with the Indian government on plans to create a local physical spot-gold exchange that may start up as soon as next year. P.R. Somasundaram, managing director for the WGC in India said, “We are working on a

RJC Elects New Vice-Chairman


Pforzheim: The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC), the global standards-setting and certification organisation for the entire jewellery supply chain, held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Pforzheim, Germany. During the meeting the RJC membership elected Mr Didier Theraulaz (Piaget) as its new Vice-chairman of the Board

Botswana Says No to Open Details of Deal


Gaborone: Botswana has defended its silence on “mega” diamond mining deals saying that “no country signs transparent agreements”. Reuters recently quoted World Bank Group consultant Nils Handler as saying that government’s decision to keep the negotiation process around contracts for diamond mining and large integrated