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Extraterrestrial diamonds form when planets collide, study of meteorites' insides finds
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Extraterrestrial diamonds form when planets collide, study of meteorites' insides finds

Contrary to earlier assumptions, larger ureilite diamonds are signs of immense, destructive forces prevalent at that time.

Researchers find UK's Crown Jewels and Smithsonian's Hope diamonds came from 'super deep' in the Earth
science

Researchers find UK's Crown Jewels and Smithsonian's Hope diamonds came from 'super deep' in the Earth

The largest rough diamond ever found, weighing 3,106.76 carats was unearthed in South Africa in 1905 and presented to King Edward VII as a gift.

Pakistani bride wears tomato jewellery over gold and silver: Twitter calls her 'richest woman' in country
World

Pakistani bride wears tomato jewellery over gold and silver: Twitter calls her 'richest woman' in country

Twitter was quick to react to this bizarre video which has been watched over 27 thousand times as of now. While a user called her the “richest” woman in Pakistan, another called the approach, “innovative."

A shining tale of happenchance from Panna: A farmer stumbles upon a 12-carat diamond
India

A shining tale of happenchance from Panna: A farmer stumbles upon a 12-carat diamond

It is the first time in his 32 years of farming in the diamond-rich Panna region that something like this has happened with Prakash.

Quadrillion tons of diamond is buried 145 to 240 kilometers below earth's surface
science

Quadrillion tons of diamond is buried 145 to 240 kilometers below earth's surface

Diamonds are made from carbon, and are formed under high-pressure and extreme temperatures.

Researchers mimic conditions in outer solar system planets to create diamond rain in a lab
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Researchers mimic conditions in outer solar system planets to create diamond rain in a lab

The conditions created in the lab were similar to ice giants in the outer solar system such as Uranus and Neptune.

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM inaugurates multi-speciality hospital, says govt has fixed prices for 700 medicines
India

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM inaugurates multi-speciality hospital, says govt has fixed prices for 700 medicines

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the Central government had fixed prices for as many as 700 medicines for the benefit of the people as part of a comprehensive healthcare policy.

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM hails Sardar Patel, Morarji Desai in Surat
India

Narendra Modi in Gujarat: PM hails Sardar Patel, Morarji Desai in Surat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hailed Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel for redrawing the Indian map after independence "to give us what it (country) is today".

Harvard researchers create world's smallest radio reciever from atomic scale defects in a diamond
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Harvard researchers create world's smallest radio reciever from atomic scale defects in a diamond

Harvard researchers from SEAS have built the world's smallest radio receiver, made out of atomic scale defects in pink diamonds.

Rs 500, Rs 1,000 ban: Do NOT do these things or else you will end up helping crooks
Business

Rs 500, Rs 1,000 ban: Do NOT do these things or else you will end up helping crooks

There will be some who will come up with creative ways to beat the system.

Argyle Violet: 'Impossibly rare' violet diamond found in Australia
World

Argyle Violet: 'Impossibly rare' violet diamond found in Australia

A rare violet diamond, the largest of its kind ever found at Australia's remote Argyle mine, will be the centrepiece of Rio Tinto's annual pink diamonds showcase, the company said Tuesday.

Diamond diplomacy: Will bring back Kohinoor 'amicably,' claims govt
India

Diamond diplomacy: Will bring back Kohinoor 'amicably,' claims govt

The Central government on Friday reiterated its stand on the historic Kohinoor diamond, saying it will "amicably" bring it back from Britain.

Kohinoor was not stolen, but gifted to Britain: Government tells Supreme Court
India

Kohinoor was not stolen, but gifted to Britain: Government tells Supreme Court

The famed Kohinoor diamond was neither stolen nor forcibly taken away and India should not stake claim to it, the Central government has told the Supreme Court.

Whose diamond is it anyway? Pakistan lawyer files plea seeking Kohinoor back from UK
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Whose diamond is it anyway? Pakistan lawyer files plea seeking Kohinoor back from UK

A petition has been filed in a Pakistani court asking the government to bring back Kohinoor diamond, the world famous precious stone which India has been trying to get from the UK.

Size matters: Largest diamond in over a century found in Botswana
World

Size matters: Largest diamond in over a century found in Botswana

A 1,111 carat "high quality diamond" has been discovered at a mine in Botswana, said to be the biggest find in more than a century, according to the mine company.

Hundreds flood Andhra villages after farmer finds diamond worth Rs 17 lakh
India

Hundreds flood Andhra villages after farmer finds diamond worth Rs 17 lakh

Every year after the rains, people flock Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district looking, not for work, but diamonds in the fields. And this year, bus driver Ponnaiah was in luck.

IndusInd Bank to buy RBS India's diamond and jewellery financing biz
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IndusInd Bank to buy RBS India's diamond and jewellery financing biz

The loan book of RBS in diamond and jewellery financing segment is about Rs 4,500 crore and also includes clients of ABN Amro Bank. Accordingly, IndusInd has also simultaneously entered into an agreement with ABN Amro, which is one of the oldest banks in this business, IndusInd Bank said in a statement.

Dragon's challenge: China is stealing India's thunder in polished diamond trade
Business

Dragon's challenge: China is stealing India's thunder in polished diamond trade

To compete effectively with China, India will need to streamline its tax and import rules

$100 bn in just 24 hours: Putin's India visit exerts immense pressure on Obama
World

$100 bn in just 24 hours: Putin's India visit exerts immense pressure on Obama

The Joint Statement released after the Modi-Putin summit gives broad hints about the upcoming areas of cooperation between India and Russia.