Total jewellery demand during Q1 2021 was up by 39 per cent at 102.5 tonnes as compared to 73.9 tonnes in Q1 2020. The value of jewellery demand was Rs 43,100 crores, registering a rise of 58 per cent from Rs 27,230 crore in Q1 2020.
Silver imports during the last fiscal, however, dipped by 71 per cent to about USD 791 million.
In the international market, gold was quoting lower at USD 1,727 per ounce and silver was flat at USD 24.78 per ounce.
According to the customs officials, the passengers had arrived in a flight from Dubai and had concealed the gold in mixer grinder and cutting appliances
Dominating the event from start to end, hosts India topped the chart with an incredible tally of 30 medals, half of them being gold
Saroja was produced before the court and remanded in judicial custody.
According to the DRI, on specific information they intercepted an SUV at the Panthangi toll plaza, about 55 kilometres away from Hyderabad.
The May contract of silver on the MCX was trading at Rs 66,170 per kg, lower by Rs 1,357 or 2.01 per cent from its previous close.
The decline in gold imports has helped in narrowing the country's trade deficit to USD 84.62 billion during the 11-month of the current fiscal, as against USD 151.37 billion a year ago.
B Shankar, Inspector working at the main police control room won gold and silver medals in two different categories in the Telangana State Open Shooting competition
The police recovered 30 grams of gold and a motorcycle, together worth Rs 2 lakh from the accused, M Pandu Ranga