Gems and jewellery sector seeks cut in gold import duty to 4 per cent

MUMBAI: On the onset of the Union Budget for 2019-20, the gems and jewellery sector has unanimously sought a reduction of gold import duty to 4 per cent to check to smuggle in a big way. In representation, the All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) said the 10 per cent import duty on … Read more Gems and jewellery sector seeks cut in gold import duty to 4 per cent

Hammers, chisels and a microscope: inside a diamond jewellery workshop

In a small workshop behind London’s bustling Oxford Circus, a team of goldsmiths file, solder, and polish the metal castings that in a few hours will become dazzling diamond rings. The process can vary with the design and metal, but once completed and checked for quality control, the band is given to diamond setters who … Read more Hammers, chisels and a microscope: inside a diamond jewellery workshop

Solving the water crisis and leading a more relaxed lifestyle

BENGALURU: It was a scene straight out of a horror movie. I had a show in a few hours and was ready with my sets and clothes. Suddenly, Mother Nature called me to inquire about the biryani I’d stuffed myself with. I decided to unburden myself – only to realise midway that there was no … Read more Solving the water crisis and leading a more relaxed lifestyle

Mistakes in Rummy Gaming That You May Live to Regret

It does not matter whether you play rummy online or offline, silly mistakes must always be avoided. One silly mistake can cost you many points and may even lead to your loss. A wise player always avoids making silly mistakes. Here are some silly mistakes that you may live to regret if you make them: … Read more Mistakes in Rummy Gaming That You May Live to Regret