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The DSG Mobile App(Digital Swiss Gold)

Digital Swiss Gold announces the launch of its DSG mobile app that allows Indian consumers to buy and hold physical gold in Switzerland

UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2020 05:04 PM IST
With the DSG app, Indian consumers will be able to save up to 10% on all gold purchases.
Gold bars and coins are stacked in the safe deposit boxes room of the Pro Aurum gold house in Munich, Germany.(Reuters File Photo)
Gold bars and coins are stacked in the safe deposit boxes room of the Pro Aurum gold house in Munich, Germany.(Reuters File Photo)

Gold funds underpin Covid-19 pandemic price rally as jewellers vanish

By Bloomberg | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 08:52 AM IST
Demand in China and India, the world’s two biggest buyers of gold bars, coins and jewelry, plunged after the coronavirus stalled imports and emptied malls. Sales have been slow to return as rising prices deter buyers.
Gold bar found in Mexico was Aztec treasure, says study.(Unsplash)
Gold bar found in Mexico was Aztec treasure, says study.(Unsplash)

Gold bar found in Mexico was Aztec treasure, says study

Mexico City | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 12, 2020 04:08 PM IST
A gold bar found in a Mexico City park in 1981 was part of the Aztec treasure looted by Hernan Cortes and the Spanish conquistadors 500 years ago, a new study says.
The owner of a publishing house and book store in Daryaganj and his associate were arrested by the customs at the Delhi airport on Wednesday HT Photo/ Ravi Choudhary
The owner of a publishing house and book store in Daryaganj and his associate were arrested by the customs at the Delhi airport on Wednesday HT Photo/ Ravi Choudhary

Publishing house owner arrested with 9.4 Kg gold worth Rs 3 crore at Delhi airport

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 11:31 PM IST
According to the customs officers, the two men arrived at the Delhi airport’s terminal three during the early hours of Wednesday and were intercepted following a tip off.
The SIT raided the place and seized the 5,880 gold bars weighing 303 kg, it added. (Photo @ANI)
The SIT raided the place and seized the 5,880 gold bars weighing 303 kg, it added. (Photo @ANI)

Why IMA owner hid fake gold bars under swimming pool

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 08:24 AM IST
The ponzi scheme operator Mohammed Mansoor Khan used to show the huge quantity of gold to the people and enticed them to invest in his company, the SIT said in a release.
Customs at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) Saturday arrested a 55-year-old South Korean woman for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country seven gold bars worth ₹2.4 crore.(Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times)
Customs at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) Saturday arrested a 55-year-old South Korean woman for allegedly trying to smuggle into the country seven gold bars worth ₹2.4 crore.(Ajay Aggarwal/Hindustan Times)

South Korean woman held at IGIA with 7 gold bars

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2019 03:26 AM IST
According to customs officers, the woman was intercepted following a tip-off when she landed at Terminal 3 from Incheon, South Korea, during the early hours on Saturday.
Hema Patel, a bail bondswoman, was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment for her role in smuggling hundreds of illegal aliens into the United States.(Reuters FILE/ Representative Image)
Hema Patel, a bail bondswoman, was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment for her role in smuggling hundreds of illegal aliens into the United States.(Reuters FILE/ Representative Image)

Indian-origin woman sentenced for smuggling hundreds of aliens into US

New York | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2019 01:59 PM IST
In June last year, Hema Patel pleaded guilty to alien smuggling for financial gain by fraudulently bonding illegal aliens from immigration custody and causing their release into the United States.
Customs officers said the Japanese man was intercepted on his arrival from Hong Kong, acting on a tip-off. The man was told to cooperate with a detailed frisking and baggage check.(HTphotos)
Customs officers said the Japanese man was intercepted on his arrival from Hong Kong, acting on a tip-off. The man was told to cooperate with a detailed frisking and baggage check.(HTphotos)

Japanese held at IGIA with 7kg gold

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2019 07:29 AM IST
In the first case, customs officers said the man, who owns an auto workshop in Japan, had concealed the gold inside auto parts.
Three golden crowns adorning the deities Lord Govinda Raja Swamy and his consorts Bhudevi and Sri Devi were stolen from the Govinda Raja Swamy temple at Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh on February 2.(HT FILE PHOTO)
Three golden crowns adorning the deities Lord Govinda Raja Swamy and his consorts Bhudevi and Sri Devi were stolen from the Govinda Raja Swamy temple at Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh on February 2.(HT FILE PHOTO)

Man caught for temple crowns theft, cops say he melted them into gold bar

Hindustan Times, Hyderabad | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 07:44 AM IST
Police said the accused, Akash Pratap Sarody, who hails from Maharashtra’s Nanded district, is a repeat offender and was a regular visitor to Tirupati where he stole mobile phones taking advantage of the heavy rush in the temple town.
The gold weighed 6.2 kilograms and were worth Rs 1,78,90,998 .(HT Photo)
The gold weighed 6.2 kilograms and were worth Rs 1,78,90,998 .(HT Photo)

Six Kenyans held at IGIA with gold worth Rs 1.78 crore

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 10, 2019 05:34 AM IST
According to the officers, early Saturday, a team of customs officers received inputs about a gang of smugglers, who were trying to smuggle in a huge consignment of drugs from Ethiopia.
Fifteen gold bars, weighing a kilo each — that were supposed to be evidence — were recovered from the two army personnel and three policemen.(Representative image)
Fifteen gold bars, weighing a kilo each — that were supposed to be evidence — were recovered from the two army personnel and three policemen.(Representative image)

Army intel officer, cops among 5 arrested for embezzling 15 kg gold in Bengal: Cops

Siliguri | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2018 09:29 PM IST
The accused army and police personnel intercepted a car that had a Rajasthan registration number and allegedly seized the gold and allowed the smugglers to leave in the car.
The 20 gold bars weighed around 2.3kg.(HT Photo)
The 20 gold bars weighed around 2.3kg.(HT Photo)

Man hides 20 gold bars worth Rs 63 lakh in Mumbai airport toilet bin, arrested

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2018 12:05 PM IST
The accused Nasir Khan, 35, arrived from Dubai and authorities suspect he is a carrier who was asked to smuggle the gold worth Rs 63 lakh for a commission.
Bricks of gold worth Rs 26 lakh seized at Amrisar airport on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Bricks of gold worth Rs 26 lakh seized at Amrisar airport on Thursday.(HT Photo)

Amritsar:Man held with gold worth Rs 26 lakh hidden in rectum

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2018 01:06 PM IST
On searching the man by using the hand-held metal detector, four cut pieces of a gold bar of foreign origin (purity 24 carrot) weighing 829.5gm were found concealed in his rectum.
The two suspects were arrested on the basis of profiling after they cleared the customs channel and were proceeding towards the exit.(HT FILE)
The two suspects were arrested on the basis of profiling after they cleared the customs channel and were proceeding towards the exit.(HT FILE)

2 foreign nationals caught at Mumbai international airport smuggling gold worth Rs2 crore

Hindustan Times | By Vijay Kumar Yadav
PUBLISHED ON MAY 13, 2018 11:30 PM IST
Officials recovered over 7.3 kg of gold from Yoguy Rafidison, a Republic of Madagascar national and Rajeev Shantilal, who holds a French passport
CISF recovered a bag containing nine gold bars weighing about 09 kg, worth approximately Rs.3 crore.(ANI Photo)
CISF recovered a bag containing nine gold bars weighing about 09 kg, worth approximately Rs.3 crore.(ANI Photo)

Gold bars worth Rs 3cr found abandoned in toilet inside Delhi airport

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 03:16 PM IST
The gold bars, each weighing about 1 kg, were recovered by the CISF late last night from a bathroom in the terminal-3 of the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport
The gold bars retrieved on Monday at Mumbai airport.(HT)
The gold bars retrieved on Monday at Mumbai airport.(HT)

Gold bars worth Rs29 lakh stuffed inside flier’s seat seized at Mumbai airport

Hindustan Times | By Pratik Salunke
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2018 12:00 AM IST
Custom officials said the spate of such cases indicates that smugglers are concealing gold in places such as seats and toilets that are to be retrieved later.
Nine gold bars weighing around 1.5 kg were seized from the man and his woman accomplice at the Imphal Airport.(Bloomberg/ Representative Photo)
Nine gold bars weighing around 1.5 kg were seized from the man and his woman accomplice at the Imphal Airport.(Bloomberg/ Representative Photo)

Two arrested in Imphal with gold bars concealed in rectum

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2018 09:43 PM IST
After a scan showed the presence of metal bars in his body, the man admitted during questioning that he was carrying gold in his rectum.
The gold bars were hidden under the passenger seats.
The gold bars were hidden under the passenger seats.

Unclaimed gold bars worth 2.59 crore found under aircraft seats at Mumbai airport

PUBLISHED ON APR 25, 2018 01:14 AM IST
In another case, a flier was arrested for allegedly carrying undeclared foreign currency equivalent to Rs30.77 lakh on Saturday
Sources said smugglers book tickets in such flights as there is minimal checking after arrival at domestic terminals.(FILE)
Sources said smugglers book tickets in such flights as there is minimal checking after arrival at domestic terminals.(FILE)

Gold bars worth Rs33 lakh seized from Mumbai aircraft toilet

Hindustan Times | By Pratik Salunkhe
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 12:33 AM IST
Sources said smugglers book tickets in such flights as there is minimal checking after arrival at domestic terminals.
(For Representation)
(For Representation)

Racket busted: 2 fliers use 2 airline bus drivers to sneak 40 lakh gold out of Mumbai airport

Hindustan Times | By Vijay Kumar Yadav
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2018 11:31 PM IST
The two passengers and two bus drivers were arrested.

Nelson Mandela’s solid gold hand casts sell for $10 million, but in Bitcoin

Bloomberg | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 03:16 PM IST
Attempts by Malcolm Duncan, formerly of South Africa, to sell the hands back in 2007 were scuppered by controversy over provenance and a possible missing charitable donation. This time he’s had better luck, albeit with an unusual buyer.
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