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MEMORIES OF MADRAS
GOLD RUSH, DESPITE ESCALATING PRICE
For the future
Buying gold is a good idea as its price has seen a steady rise and it is believed to increase further. So it makes for sensible investment. That is why people prefer to buy it while they still can afford and sell it when they require ...
More about sentiment
People buy gold on Akshaya Tritiya in spite of escalating price as gold is said to bring prosperity and wealth. As far as Indian sensibilities are concerned, gold is much more than a metal. So price is not an issue when it comes to ...
Gold has always been the safest investment. And unlike other investment options, it is uncomplicated. You can buy and sell gold whenever you want. You just have to keep track of the market price to sell and make money.
In a country where gold is cherished and revered, price does not seem to matter. People continue to buy irrespective of the yellow metal's escalating price. The rush is maximum during festival time because of good offers and ...
People think they are rich when they have a lot of gold; it is considered a matter of prestige to wear gold jewellery. The yellow metal occupies an important place in all functions — from childbirth to marriage. The demand for gold will ...
These days buying gold on a particular day is believed to bring wealth to us, making even those who cannot afford buy some. In my grandmother's days, there was no frenzied buying of gold on Akshaya Tritiya. In fact, my mother says she came to ...
The style factor
These days the craze for gold ornaments is not as much as it used to be earlier. Young girls prefer stylish accessories to traditional jewellery even for weddings. If we stop attaching too much sentiment to buying gold especially during Akshya ...
Gold is the most popular as an investment. Today jewellery shops offer varied options such as light-weight gold jewellery, designer gold jewellery or jewellery in white gold that attracts buyers and lures them into buying despite the soaring ...
Harbinger of prosperity
India is one of the key markets for gold in the world. The yellow metal is considered the harbinger of prosperity. We cherish owning as much gold as we can because it can be our biggest saviour during financial problems.
It will be good if people stop rushing to accumulate gold beyond minimum social needs. Instead, they can invest systematically in assets such as land or a house which will give them regular returns and appreciate over a long period. One ...
Gold is an asset. And, not necessarily in jewellery, people invest even in gold coins and bars and stock them for future use. Now, in spite of the rise in price, people still buy gold because it is the wedding season and gold is considered ...
HOW TO ...
Make your first date work
Dress well: First impressions matter, whether you believe it or not. So, make sure you are properly attired to impress your man / woman. Jeans with coloured patches and the shirt you washed last August aren’t exactly on that list, unless ...
Rajani Subramanian has donated to charity, adopted rescued animals and inspired people to take pets with them while relocating — all this by the ripe old age of 10. The Chennai-born U.S. -based kid insisted on a ‘no gifts' policy ...
The web of life
Animals have become the innocent victims of haphazard development, irresponsible tourism and human intrusion into their land, rue conservationists
Scenes from the 17th Century
It's not just the story of Tyagaraja, but also the effort to conserve heritage that is told in V.K. Rajamani and David Shulman's book “The Mucukunda Murals”
The biography of Autar Singh Cheema, the first Indian to reach the Everest summit, traces the life of the unsung hero
Yet another first
A. R. Rahman is all set to score music for a Yash Raj film for the first time
The charge of the Fluence
The all-electric Renault Fluence may be the need of the day, but it is still not a viable option in India, writes Kartikeya Singhee
The small's big appeal
Audi's smallest SUV, the Q3, looks good, has a wide range of engines and the brilliant Quattro system to entice buyers in India
A style statement
Audi has launched the stylish A7 Sportback in India. This Sportback is more of an image statement for Audi than a practical option as a luxury saloon. The A7 will be available with two engine options; a 3.0-litre TDi V6 diesel motor churning ...
Car and bike question? We have the answers
In a league of their own
It's a smooth drive for Skoda Superb and Volkswagen Passat, thanks to their good looks and long list of features
Get up-close with the gray wolf of Yellowstone
In search of answers
Swetanshu Bora, a shortlisted playwright, tells the story behind his progressive play, ‘Once, On That Street'
History, science and more
Of illustrated comic books
Step into the fashion world
Candy Club invites aspiring models and fashionistas to Ms. Candy 2011, a contest and beauty pageant to be held on May 27. The winners will get modelling opportunities and cash prizes. Registrations are open. For details, call ...
Calling aspiring models
EVENT Auditions for ‘Supermodels of the world'
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