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How Venezuela turns its useless bank notes into gold

EL CALLAO: Venezuela’s most successful financial operations in recent years have not taken place on Wall Street, but in primitive gold-mining camps in the nation’s southern reaches. With the country’s economy in meltdown, an estimated 300,000 fortune hunters have descended on this mineral-rich jungle area to earn a living pulling ...

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Scientists discover way to turn copper into gold

BEIJING – Alchemists have been struggling for ages to create the legendary philosopher’s stone capable of, among other things, turning base metals into precious ones, and specifically – into gold. Modern day Chinese scientists seem to have finally come close to performing such a transformation. A group of Chinese scientists ...

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Akshay Kumar’s ‘Gold’ earns Rs71 crore in 5 days

BOLLYWOOD: Akshay Kumar’s latest film Gold is dominating the Indian box office. After opening at an impressive Rs 25.25 crore, the film has continued the momentum. On Sunday, the movie earned Rs 15.55 crore, taking its total to Rs 71.30 crore. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh recently shared the latest figures ...

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Very happy with audience’s response to Gold: Mouni Roy

BOLLYWOOD: Mouni Roy, who made her silver-screen debut with ‘Gold’, has said that she was elated with the audience response to her film that released earlier this week. Mouni was interacting with the media at a photo shoot in Mumbai. She plays Akshay Kumar’s wife in ‘Gold’, a sports drama ...

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South Korea firm apologises for treasure ship claim

SEOUL: A South Korean company that said it had found a long-lost Russian “treasure ship”, causing a stock market flurry, apologised Thursday admitting it had not gleaned any riches from the wreck. Start-up business Shinil Group announced last week it had discovered the imperial vessel Dmitri Donskoi off South Korea’s ...

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Akshay Kumar’s Gold Teaser Released

BOLLYWOOD: Akshay Kumar is currently busy promoting his film ‘PadMan’ whose trailer and songs have already won over the audiences and now the teaser of his next ‘Gold’ has just released online. From the looks of it, the charismatic actor looks all set to mesmerise the audience once again with ...

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Archaeologists find Greco-Roman mummy in Egypt

A Russian archaeological team has discovered a well-preserved mummy from the Greco-Roman period in a wooden coffin south of Cairo, Egypt’s antiquities ministry said Tuesday. The discovery was made near New Fayoum city, about 80 kilometers south of the Egyptian capital, the ministry said in a statement. The team “found ...

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Trump eyes Afghanistan’s elusive mineral riches

KABUL: U.S. President Donald Trump is eyeing Afghanistan’s mineral wealth to help pay for a 16-year war and reconstruction efforts that have already cost $117 billion. Investors who have studied the country, one of the world’s most dangerous, say that is a pipe dream. Ever since a United States Geological ...

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Fake wheelchair user arrested for smuggling gold in Bangladesh

DHAKA: A man pretending to be a wheelchair user who had taped 25kg (55lb) of gold to his thighs has been arrested at Bangladesh’s main airport. Customs officials became suspicious when they saw that Jamil Akhter had travelled abroad 13 times this year. The $1.5m (£1.15m) haul is the largest ...

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