Ahead of Madhya Pradesh elections, Dipak Pawar, who claimed to be an advocate and leader of Swarnim Bharat Inquilab Party, said he was making his poll debut and Rs 10,000 in one-rupee coins comprised donations given by people who were keen to see him... read more
Banks across the country have begun refusing to accept coins, saying they have to dedicate a lot of human resource in the cumbersome process of counting them in the absence of sufficient machines to do so. read more
Kneeling before his homemade metal scuba helmet, Bhoomin Samang (pictured) prays for good fortune before he dives into the day’s work -- scouring the bed of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya river for sunken treasure. The 62-year-old is part of a small community known as Thailand’s “Indiana Jones” divers, who brave the inky-black underworld of the trash-filled waterway in search of coins, jewellery and scrap metal.
A pot containing 57 gold coins, a silver coin and a gold earring was unearthed on July 10 during the construction of a road between Korkoti and Bedma villages, district collector Neelkanth Tekam said. read more