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Sikh relics to be auctioned in Britain

November 9th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Relics and documents from medieval India and the erstwhile Sikh kingdom, including the personal prayer book of former maharaja Duleep Singh, will be auctioned in ... Read more...

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British PM asked to discuss Kohinoor return to India

July 24th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 24 (IANS) Keith Vaz, the Indian-origin British MP, wants the Koh-i-noor diamond to be returned to India and asks Prime Minister David Cameron to discuss the issue ... Read more...

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Britain rejects India’s demand for return of the Koh-i-Noor diamond

June 3rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): The British High Commission has summarily rejected India's demand for the return of the fabled Koh-i-Noor diamond, which they had seized during the British Raj, by ludicrously claiming ... Read more...

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India to join global campaign to retrieve captured heritage treasures

June 1st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London/New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): Indian authorities have announced they will try to recover and retrieve thousands of allegedly looted objects held in Western museums.The head of the Archaeological Survey of ... Read more...

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Present day South Asian woes legacy of British Raj: Pak UK envoy

February 13th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb.13 (ANI): Criticizing Britain for the colonization of India and Pakistan, Pakistan High Commissioner to Britain Wajid Shamsul Hasan has blamed English rule for various problems confronting the region at present.Speaking ... Read more...

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Possessions of last Sikh Maharajah of Punjab to be auctioned in Scotland

December 4th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): A ceremonial jacket that once belonged to Maharajah Duleep Singh, who was the last Sikh ruler of the Punjab, India, is set to take centre stage at a ... Read more...

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Tushar Gandhi asks Britain to return Koh-i-noor diamond

March 2nd, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Mahatma Gandhis great grandson Tushar Gandhi has asked Britain to return the famous Koh-i-noor diamond to India after successfully spearheading a campaign to stop the sale of ... Read more...

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Dwarfing Koh-i-Noor, newly found gem stone may be historys largest round diamond

September 22nd, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 22 (ANI): A massive gem stone discovered by miners in Lesotho may be the largest polished round diamond in history, dwarfing the Indian-originated Koh-i-Noor diamond which is currently part ... Read more...

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