Sunday, 2 April, 2023
TopicDiamond sector

Topic: Diamond sector

Low production, low demand — diamond hub Surat pins hope on Diwali for some recovery

With Covid cases & lockdown norms not letting diamond units work in full capacity, $24 bn industry is looking forward to Diwali season hoping for demand to pick up.

Surat diamond industry has lost Rs 30,000 crore, but it’s in no rush to restart business

With global economy sinking, safety issues in operations and Covid-19 load, the Surat Diamond Association is focussing on migrants' return and not revival of the industry.

Scientists are hunting for diamond mines in India — with help from earthquake data

A 3-member team is mapping how waves generated by quakes travel through the Earth’s uppermost layers to detect potential diamond mines in the country.

World’s biggest diamond mine closing down

The closure of Argyle, best known as the source of about 90% of the world’s prized pink diamonds, could kick-start diamond prices that have waned since 2011.

Union Bank of India pulls out of ‘fraud-hit’ diamond hub Antwerp

The viability of the branch isn't established because of low business, particularly from the diamond sector, says CEO Rajkiran Rai Gundyadka.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.