History and facts

India has a rich and illustrious history with a strong connection to gold. We bring out some interesting facts about gold in India.

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What does the colour gold symbolise?

The significance of the colour gold and what it is known to symbolise and represent

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The golden story of Guruvayur Sree Krishna Temple

How gold plays a significant role in defining and shaping the history of Guruvayoor Sree KrishnaTemple in Kerala

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The golden story of Sri Venkateswara Temple

How gold plays a significant role in defining and shaping the history of Sri Venkateshwara Temple in Telangana

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The golden story of Somnath Temple

How gold plays a significant role in defining and shaping the history of Somnath Temple in Gujarat

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Why was India called Sone ki Chidiya?

Here are some facts about India’s relationship with gold that explained why it was called ‘Sone ki Chidiya’ or ‘Golden Bird’.

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6 Famous Gold Rushes of the World

6 Gold Rushes that changed the History of the world we live in

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The golden story of Shirdi Sai Baba Temple

How gold plays a significant role in defining and shaping the history of Shirdi Sai Baba Temple in Maharashtra

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The first gold coins of ancient India

The introduction of gold coins in India by Kushan emperor.

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How gold from around the world landed up in Padmanabhaswamy temple

Tracing the items found in the gold vaults of the famous Hindu temple

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A few milestones in the history of gold

Identifying the first traces of gold in the world and some of its greatest milestones

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