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Bajrang Punia settles for silver at wrestling World Championships

Only the fourth Indian ever to make it to the World Championship gold medal match, 24-year-old Bajrang was rattled by the 19-year old Otoguro, who consistently attacked the left leg of Indian and emerged a comfortable 16-9 winner. In the process, Otoguru became Japan’s youngest World Champion at the age ... Read More »

BWF World Championship: PV Sindhu settles for Silver

P V Sindhu finished second best yet again in a major tournament final as she went down tamely to Carolina Marin in the World Championships’ women’s singles title clash, adding to the Indian’s tale of woes in Nanjing, China on Sunday. The Olympic silver medallist settled for another white metal ... Read More »

Silver – this white Gold glitters more than Gold…

Globally, 51% Silver is used for Industrial Fabrication… The highest usage of Silver, globally, is Industrial Fabrication (51%), followed by Coins and Bars (25%), Jewellery (19%) and Silverware (5%) With the entire spotlight usually given to Gold, Silver gets side-lined and is considered as Gold’s poorer cousin. Gold is considered ... Read More »

Silver Glitters in My Medicine…

Silver has been known since ancient time. It was one of the first five metals to be discovered. Mankind learned to separate silver from lead back in 3000 BC. Silver objects have been found dating back before 4000 BC. It is believed the element was discovered around 5000 BC. Silver ... Read More »

Silver, the Noblest Precious Metal

To the knowledge of all, the lines that we see on the rear windscreen of cars, that are used for defrosting and defogging, are made from Silver. Surprisingly, in the United States, an alloy can only be called Silver if it has at least 90% Pure Silver.  It is believed that ... Read More »