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Hallmarking of gold as quality assurance stuck in logjam

NEW DELHI: All that glitters is gold, or is it really so? A quality benchmark survey has revealed 15-20 percent adulteration in 22-carat gold jewellery, but the government’s scheme for mandatory hallmarking of gold ornaments as an assurance of quality is stuck in legal wrangles for a decade now.

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G-20 ministers to decide on economic stimulus measures

By Chandra Shekhar | PTI

GYEONGJU (SOUTH KOREA): The Union Finance Minister, Mr Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said the global economy is still in the woods and the world’s 20 leading economies will take a call on whether another round of stimulus is needed to sustain the fragile recovery.

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Focus Group opens largest electronic consumer outlet

PANAJI: Focus Group has opened Goa’s largest multi brand consumer electronic home appliance store in Panaji-Goa. The showroom area is approximately 5000 sqft. The entire range of offer brands like Sony, Samsung, LG, Phillips, Electrolux, IFB, Videocon, Sansui, Canon, Nikon, Bajaj, Morphy Richards, Kenstar, Faber, AD Smith, Kent, Panasonic, Whirlpool are available.

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Casino Carnival opens aboard Boa Sorte

PANAJI: Casino Carnival, aboard MV Boa Sorte on the River Mandovi, was inaugurated recently, said a press release. The multi-facility offshore casino is now operational with best of world-class facilities, games and services.

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