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Coronavirus outbreak: Shakib Al Hasan to auction World Cup bat

22 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Shakib Al Hasan to auction World Cup bat

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan will auction the bat he used in the 2019 World Cup, to raise money amid coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: Mushfiqur Rahim to auction bat for raising funds

20 Apr 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Mushfiqur Rahim to auction bat for raising funds

Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim is all set to auction his bat in order to raise funds amid coronavirus pandemic.

Final 991-gen Porsche 911 to be auctioned for Coronavirus relief

12 Apr 2020

Final 991-gen Porsche 911 to be auctioned for Coronavirus relief

The final Porsche 911 of the last generation (991) will be sold through an online auction with RM Sotheby's on April 15, the German automaker has announced.

Sold! The Beatles' handwritten 'Hey Jude' lyrics fetch $910,000

11 Apr 2020

Sold! The Beatles' handwritten 'Hey Jude' lyrics fetch $910,000

Paul McCartney's hastily scribbled lyrics for The Beatles' iconic song Hey Jude fetched a whopping $910,000, nine times its original estimate, at a recent auction.

Rare Nintendo PlayStation prototype auctioned for Rs. 2.7 crore

07 Mar 2020

Rare Nintendo PlayStation prototype auctioned for Rs. 2.7 crore

A rare Nintendo PlayStation prototype has gone under the hammer for a whopping $360,000 (roughly Rs. 2.67 crore). According to the auctioneer, Heritage Auctions, this gaming console is said to be the last remaining prototype of the 200 units that were produced from the failed collaboration between Sony and Nintendo.

Steve Jobs-signed floppy, valued at $7,500, is up for auction

27 Nov 2019

Steve Jobs-signed floppy, valued at $7,500, is up for auction

Collectors don't set limits. And definitely not for a piece of history associated with Apple's late co-founder, the legendary Steve Jobs.

13 cars linked to Nirav Modi to be auctioned soon

03 Nov 2019

13 cars linked to Nirav Modi to be auctioned soon

As many as 13 motor vehicles, including luxury cars, linked to disgraced diamond businessman Nirav Modi are set to be auctioned by the Enforcement Directorate in Mumbai on Thursday, November 7.

A humongous 15-ton battle robot is on sale on eBay

27 Sep 2019

A humongous 15-ton battle robot is on sale on eBay

Are you up for buying a humongous battle robot?

'World's first Porsche' couldn't be auctioned because of pronunciation error

20 Aug 2019

'World's first Porsche' couldn't be auctioned because of pronunciation error

The "world's first Porsche" was expected to find a buyer at an auction in California, but instead it met with boos, with some even walking out of the venue.

Chewed gum, underwear, breath: Weird celebrities' items sold at auctions

24 Jul 2019

Chewed gum, underwear, breath: Weird celebrities' items sold at auctions

The world is obsessed with celebrities.

This pair of Nike shoes just sold for $437,500

24 Jul 2019

This pair of Nike shoes just sold for $437,500

Setting a new world record, a pair of Nike running shoes, called the "Moon Shoe," sold for $437,500 (Rs. 3.01cr) on Tuesday, according to New York auction house Sotheby's.

Wanna have lunch with Warren Buffett? It costs Rs. 31cr

03 Jun 2019

Wanna have lunch with Warren Buffett? It costs Rs. 31cr

It's a no-brainer that getting lunch with Warren Buffet is not easy-peasy. After all, he's the third-richest person in the world.

Extremely rare first Apple computer sold for Rs. 3.2 crore

28 May 2019

Extremely rare first Apple computer sold for Rs. 3.2 crore

An extremely rare Apple-1 computer was sold for roughly $471,000 (approx. Rs. 3.2 crore) at an an auction organized by London-based Christies.

Nirav Modi-owned 13 luxury cars to go under hammer

01 Apr 2019

Nirav Modi-owned 13 luxury cars to go under hammer

After his 68 artworks, fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi's 13 luxury cars will reportedly go on auction on April 18.

68 artworks owned by billionaire Nirav Modi up for auction

26 Mar 2019

68 artworks owned by billionaire Nirav Modi up for auction

68 artworks, owned by fugitive billionaire Nirav Modi, which are at display for preview in Mumbai's JK Banquet, are set to go on auction today.

PM's gifts go under hammer to fund 'Namami Gange' project

29 Jan 2019

PM's gifts go under hammer to fund 'Namami Gange' project

The auctioning of the gifts received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from heads of state and dignitaries over the years began yesterday at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi.

Squad analysis of RCB post IPL 2019 Auction

20 Dec 2018

Squad analysis of RCB post IPL 2019 Auction

Royal Challengers Bangalore got some decent deals coming their way in the recently concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 Auction held in Jaipur.

CSK have the best squad going into IPL 2019

19 Dec 2018

CSK have the best squad going into IPL 2019

The Indian Premier league (IPL) auction for 2019 edition came to an end after an enthralling event in Jaipur on Tuesday.

Youngest buys of 2019 IPL Auction

19 Dec 2018

Youngest buys of 2019 IPL Auction

The Indian Premier league (IPL) auction for 2019 edition came to an end after an enthralling event in Jaipur on Tuesday.

2019 IPL auction: Top players who went unsold

19 Dec 2018

2019 IPL auction: Top players who went unsold

The Indian Premier league (IPL) auction for the 12th edition was held in Jaipur on Tuesday.

2019 IPL auction: Complete list of players bought by franchises

18 Dec 2018

2019 IPL auction: Complete list of players bought by franchises

The Indian Premier league (IPL) auction for 2019 edition came to an end after an enthralling event in Jaipur.

IPL auction: Who is the newest crorepati cricketer Shivam Dube?

18 Dec 2018

IPL auction: Who is the newest crorepati cricketer Shivam Dube?

The IPL 2019 auction was a thrilling ride, and a domestic cricketer who has hit the jackpot is Shivam Dube of Mumbai.

The most expensive buys of 2019 IPL auction

18 Dec 2018

The most expensive buys of 2019 IPL auction

The Indian Premier league (IPL) auction for the 12th edition is being held in Jaipur.

Einstein's letter on god and religion auctioned for nearly $3mn

05 Dec 2018

Einstein's letter on god and religion auctioned for nearly $3mn

A handwritten letter by revered physicist Albert Einstein grappling with the concept of god and religion has shattered expectations at a Christie's auction, selling for a whopping $2.9mn.

Tyeb Mehta's painting 'Durga' fetches Rs. 20cr at Sotheby's auction

01 Dec 2018

Tyeb Mehta's painting 'Durga' fetches Rs. 20cr at Sotheby's auction

Indian painter, sculptor, film maker and Padma Bhushan recipient Tyeb Mehta's painting Durga Mahisasura Mardini was sold for $2.9 million (Rs. 20.49 crore) at Boundless India, Sotheby's inaugural auction in Mumbai yesterday evening.

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis sold for over $1mn

09 Nov 2018

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis sold for over $1mn

On Thursday, the motorised wheelchair used by late British physicist Stephen Hawking sold for $391,740, while his thesis sold for a whopping $761,000.

Most expensive bottles of wine sold at Sotheby's auction

15 Oct 2018

Most expensive bottles of wine sold at Sotheby's auction

Two bottles of wine, made back in 1945 right after the end of the Second World War, have been sold at an auction for a total of just over $1mn, making them the most expensive bottles of wine ever sold.

Artwork sold for $1.4mn self-destructs at auction leaving audience stunned

06 Oct 2018

Artwork sold for $1.4mn self-destructs at auction leaving audience stunned

On Friday night, a rare piece of art by renowned and mysterious street artist Banksy went up for sale at the Sotheby's auction in London.

Gandhi's letter about spinning wheel sells for $6,358 at auction

23 Sep 2018

Gandhi's letter about spinning wheel sells for $6,358 at auction

An undated letter written by Mahatma Gandhi, stressing on the importance of spinning wheel, has been sold for $6,358, according to US-based RR Auction.

Pakistan austerity drive: Govt. starts selling cars, helicopters, buffaloes

17 Sep 2018

Pakistan austerity drive: Govt. starts selling cars, helicopters, buffaloes

As part of newly-elected PM Imran Khan's austerity drive, the cash-strapped Pakistan government has started auctioning 102 luxury vehicles of the PM House at "above market price".

5 weirdest things ever sold on eBay

31 Aug 2018

5 weirdest things ever sold on eBay

While eBay was primarily an e-commerce platform in India, the company's global reputation stems from it being one of the best auction sites in the world.

This Arunachal tea variety fetched Rs. 40,000/kg in auction

24 Aug 2018

This Arunachal tea variety fetched Rs. 40,000/kg in auction

A tea variety from Arunachal Pradesh has fetched a world-record price of Rs. 40,000/kg at Guwahati Tea Auction Center in Assam breaking the record of an Assam tea variety auctioned last month.

Delhi: Taj Mansingh to go under the hammer again

24 Jun 2018

Delhi: Taj Mansingh to go under the hammer again

After an unsuccessful first attempt at auctioning Delhi's luxury hotel Taj Mansingh, NDMC has decided to conduct a fresh bid for the property on July 18.

Bored of paintings? Decorate your house using fossils instead

10 Apr 2018

Bored of paintings? Decorate your house using fossils instead

The world has moved on from decorating their houses with paintings. Now people want dinosaurs.

BCCI media rights: Google, Facebook, Jio in the race

03 Apr 2018

BCCI media rights: Google, Facebook, Jio in the race

Google, Facebook, Reliance Jio along with broadcasters such as Star India, Sony Pictures Network India and streaming service Yupp TV, will be competing each other in the first e-auction of BCCI's media rights, scheduled for April 3.

US: Book signed by Rabindranath Tagore up for auction

06 Mar 2018

US: Book signed by Rabindranath Tagore up for auction

The English translation of Rabindranath Tagore's famous Bengali play "Raja" is up for auction in the US.

Indian and South African teams donate for drought-hit Cape Town

28 Feb 2018

Indian and South African teams donate for drought-hit Cape Town

Coming together for a cause, Indian and South African teams have donated about 100,000 Rand (approximately Rs 5,50,000) towards the water crisis in drought-hit Cape Town.

Steve Jobs' 1973 job application can raise $50,000 at auction

24 Feb 2018

Steve Jobs' 1973 job application can raise $50,000 at auction

A job application that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs filled out in 1973 is expected to fetch over $50,000 at an upcoming auction.

UK: Vladimir Putin calendars sold out, but who's buying them?

05 Dec 2017

UK: Vladimir Putin calendars sold out, but who's buying them?

Russian media outlets have claimed that calendars featuring President Vladimir Putin's photographs in various poses have reportedly been selling like hot cakes in the UK.

Two Boeing 747 jets auctioned online in China for $48mn

23 Nov 2017

Two Boeing 747 jets auctioned online in China for $48mn

These days, you can buy pretty much anything and everything online.