But while the crown is stunning, its centerpiece, the Koh-i-Noor
diamond, has a controversial history, with some even claiming that it is cursed.
In 2013, David Cameron, the British Prime Minister, had made it very clear that Koh-i-Noor
will not be returned to India.
For many Indians, the loss of the Koh-i-Noor
is symbolic of India's subjugation under British colonial rule and its return is viewed as partial compensation for centuries of economic exploitation.
India will make all possible efforts to get back the Koh-i-Noor
Diamond from Britain despite comments by New Delhi's solicitor general that the priceless jewel should stay with the former colonial ruler, the government said.
DRASTICALLY changing India's stand on bringing back the $200 million Koh-i-noor
diamond from UK, the Modi government in a controversial statement on Monday told the Supreme Court that going by a 44-year-old law, the diamond cannot be reclaimed as it was given as a "gift" in 1849 by successors of Maharaja Ranjith Singh to the East India Company and not stolen or forcibly taken away from India.
But, it adds, one who owns the Koh-i-Noor
will own the world, and so for centuries, kings have fought for its possession and for much of the past century, four countries - India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Britain - have argued about who gets to keep it.
NEW DELHI, Rajab 12, 1437, April 19, 2016, SPA -- India will make all possible efforts to get back the Koh-i-Noor
Diamond from Britain despite comments by New Delhi's solicitor general that the priceless jewel should stay with the former colonial ruler, the government said on Tuesday, according to Reuters.
On the hunt for the mystical Koh-i-Noor
diamond, assassin Arbaaz's parkour-like progress requires more involvement from the player than the simplified movements of the core series.
This is with reference to the report "Pakistani petition seeks return of Koh-i-Noor
diamond from Britain" (Dec.
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Hardtmuth AS generated the highest value shares of 5% and 4% respectively in writing instruments in 2014.
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Hardtmuth AS may pursue acquisition opportunities in the machinery and health products sectors, financial and corporate intelligence provider Mergermarket reported citing owner and CEO Vlastislav Briza.
If diamonds are a girl's best friend, then can we safely assume that the best friend of Queen Elizabeth II is one of the most famous diamonds in the world, the Koh-i-noor
? However, this stunning 106-carat gem is not mounted on her crown, but on the crown worn by her late mother.
| LONDON, Feb 21 (KUNA) -- Following his visit to the site of the Amritsar massacre in India, UK Prime Minister David Cameron has rejected suggestions that Britain should now return the Koh-i-Noor
diamond as a further mark of atonement for its imperial past.
Haji Fazal Rahman told Pajhwok Afghan News a 50-kg sack of Pakistani flour was sold for 990 afs against last week's price of 980 afs and the price of a five-kg Koh-i-Noor
ghee tin rose from 420 afs to 440 afs.