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mineral, one of two crystalline forms of the element carbon (see allotropy), the hardest natural substance known, used as a gem and in industry. Properties
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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.
The Government of India further reiterates its resolve to make all possible efforts to bring back the Koh-i-noor Diamond in an amicable manner," the ministry of culture said.
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.
The 105-carat Koh-i-Noor, which is currently part of the crown jewels of the United Kingdom, was gifted to Britain and not stolen, the Indian government told the country's Supreme Court Monday.
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.
Erich Krause and Koh-i-noor Hardtmuth AS generated the highest value shares of 5% and 4% respectively in writing instruments in 2014.
The Koh-i-Noor diamond is one of the largest diamonds in the world, but what does Koh-i-Noor mean?
SeeNews) - Jan 9, 2015 - Czech art, school and office products supplier Koh-i-Noor 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.
Koh-i-noor (or koh-i-nur) is Persian for mountain of light.