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  • Prince’s handwritten notes to be auctioned

    Prince’s handwritten notes to be auctioned

    Late singer Prince’s Purple Rain¬†handwritten notes, yellow boots and other belongings will be auctioned. Some 200 Prince-related items are up for bidding by RR Auction. It will include the nine pages of notes the singer made on his epic 1984 opus which the company thinks will go for more than $12,000, reports tmz.com. Other items...

    September 19, 2017
  • Laddu at Ganesh pandal near Hyderabad fetches Rs 15.6 lakh in auction

    Laddu at Ganesh pandal near Hyderabad fetches Rs 15.6 lakh in auction

    The ‘laddu prasad’ (religious offering of a sweet) at a Ganesh pandal in Balapur on the outskirts of Hyderabad fetched a whopping 15.60 lakh in an open auction on Tuesday. The auction is conducted every year on the last day of the ‘Vinayaka Chaviti’ festivities before the idol of Lord Ganesh is taken for immersion....

    September 5, 2017
  • TRAI floats consultation paper on spectrum auction

    TRAI floats consultation paper on spectrum auction

    The Indian telecom regulator has floated a consultation paper on spectrum auction of various bands on Monday where it sought the stakeholders opinion on matters like when should the next spectrum auction be held and what should be the block size for bands that will be put up for auction among many other issues. The...

    August 28, 2017
  • BSE to auction investment limits for Rs.11K cr govt bonds

    BSE to auction investment limits for Rs.11K cr govt bonds

    Leading stock exchange BSE will auction investment limits tomorrow for foreign investors to purchase government debt securities worth Rs.10,922 crore. The auction will be conducted on BSE's ebidxchange platform from 1530 hours to 1730 hours, after the close of market hours. The exchange said in a circular today that the debt auction quota gives overseas investors the...

    July 24, 2017
  • Mines should be made operational early after auction, says PM Modi

    Mines should be made operational early after auction, says PM Modi

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for faster operationalisation of mines after their auction. A PMO release said that Modi was given a presentation on coal mine and mineral block auctions by senior government officials. "The Prime Minister emphasised on a roadmap for faster operationalisation of mines, post-auction," the release said. Modi also insisted...

    July 22, 2017
  • Planning to auction Goa mining leases: Parrikar

    Planning to auction Goa mining leases: Parrikar

    The Goa government is planning to auction mining leases which are due to expire in 2020, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar told the state legislative assembly on Thursday. Parrikar, also the Minister of Mines and Geology, said that there are 277 valid iron ore mining leases in the state. "So far 89 mining leases are renewed...

    July 20, 2017
  • Winston Churchill’s secret documents auctioned for 7,400 pounds

    Winston Churchill’s secret documents auctioned for 7,400 pounds

    Secret documents signed by former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, including one discussing plans to build a tunnel between England and France in 1914, have been sold for a total of 7,400 pounds at an auction in the UK. The original printed note 'The Channel Tunnel document' by Churchill as First Lord of the Admiralty...

    July 10, 2017
  • Hills agitation hits Darjeeling tea, no stocks for auction

    Hills agitation hits Darjeeling tea, no stocks for auction

    Tea traders on Saturday apprehended there will be no stocks of Darjeeling tea available for auction after a scheduled sale on July 18, if supply continues getting disrupted due to the ongoing agitation in the north Bengal hills. Amid political crisis in the hills, tea plucking in the 87 gardens in Darjeeling continues to remain...

    July 8, 2017
  • Historic Apple-1 computer bought for $365,000 at an auction

    Historic Apple-1 computer bought for $365,000 at an auction

    Apple-1 — the Cupertino-based tech giant's first computer which debuted in 1976 and kicked off what would eventually become the world's most profitable company — has been bought by an unidentified person for $365,000. According to a Fortune report, auction house Christie's sold the original and working Apple-1 computer at an auction at its New...

    June 21, 2017
  • Artworks by SRK, Husain; jubilee trophies to go under hammer

    Artworks by SRK, Husain; jubilee trophies to go under hammer

    Original artworks by the likes of Shah Rukh Khan, Baburao Painter and M F Husain, publicity material of leading banner-hoarding artists and designers and vintage photographs since the 1950s are some of the major items to feature at an auction here later this month. Osian's "The Greatest Indian Show on Earth 2: Vintage Film Memorabilia,...

    June 8, 2017
  • Jacqueline Kennedy’s iconic watch, painting to be auctioned

    Jacqueline Kennedy’s iconic watch, painting to be auctioned

    A wonderful painting by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and her Cartier watch, an iconic timepiece, are all set to be auctioned in New York. Christie's Watches announced "The Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Cartier Tank" as a sale highlight of its upcoming June 21 Rare Watches and American Icons New York sale.  Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was the wife...

    May 22, 2017
  • Capt Amarinder’s govt decides to put 102 mines on auction

    Capt Amarinder’s govt decides to put 102 mines on auction

    To check the sand prices and plug the gap in the demand and supply of the same, the Captain Amarinder Singh government has decided to release additional annual sand and gravel to the tune of 2 crore tonne, through e-auction progressive bidding of 102 mines. An official spokesperson said that this step will address sand scarcity...

    May 6, 2017
  • Govt working on auction for commercial mining

    Govt working on auction for commercial mining

    The government is working on various auction models with regard to sale of coal blocks for commercial mining by private companies, a senior official said on Wednesday. "We are formulating a proposal detailing the auction models to be considered by an inter-ministerial committee," Coal Joint Secretary Vivek Bharadwaj said. An inter-ministerial panel under the chairmanship...

    May 3, 2017
  • Can’t pass an order on reclaiming Kohinoor: SC

    Can’t pass an order on reclaiming Kohinoor: SC

    The Supreme Court on Friday said it could not pass an order for reclaiming the Kohinoor from the United Kingdom or to stop it from being auctioned. Disposing of a plea seeking directions to bring the treasured diamond back to India, a bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar said it could not ask a...

    April 21, 2017
  • Gandhi stamps sold at 500,000 pounds at auction in UK

    Gandhi stamps sold at 500,000 pounds at auction in UK

    A set of four rare stamps featuring the portrait of Mahatma Gandhi has been sold for record 500,000 pounds at an auction in the UK which its seller said is the highest price ever paid for Indian stamps. Only 13 of the 1948 Gandhi 10-rupee Purple Brown and Lake 'Service' stamps are in circulation. The...

    April 20, 2017
  • Punjab to host e-bids for mines

    Punjab to host e-bids for mines

    The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved fresh mine auctions through progressive e-bidding to boost the state revenue multifold and bring greater transparency into the mining business. The decision, which will bring to an end the earlier practice of granting contracts of mines through reverse bidding process, seeks to fulfill chief minister (CM) Captain Amarinder Singh’s...

    April 19, 2017
  • Items from Indira Gandhi collection sell big at Mumbai auction

    Items from Indira Gandhi collection sell big at Mumbai auction

    K C S Paniker's Words & Symbols Series painting sold at Rs 1.80 crore while Nicholas Roerich's "Pilgrim in the Himalayas" fetched Rs 1.74 crore at an auction here which also saw items from late Indira Gandhi's family collection selling big. Osian's auction of Indian antiquities, modern contemporary fine arts and books saw a total...

    April 11, 2017