KOHINOOR

  • Kohinoor is ours, won't be returned: Cameron tells India February 21, 2013

    Amritsar: British Prime Minister David Cameron says Kohinoor, the giant diamond his country forced India to hand over in the colonial era that was set in a royal crown, will not be returned. Speaking on the third and final day of a visit to India aimed at drumming up trade...
  • No plans to bring back Kohinoor diamond: Govt August 18, 2010

    New Delhi: Demands from several quarters for the return of Kohinoor from Britain notwithstanding, the Government on Wednesday said it has no plans to bring the precious diamond back to the country. It also said it was not contemplating to bring the Peacock Throne from Iran as these items are not...
  • Brit PM rules out returning Kohinoor to India July 29, 2010

    New Delhi: British Prime Minister David Cameron visiting has clearly ruled out the return of the Kohinoor diamond to India, saying if such demands were agreed to, it would lead to empty rooms in British Museums. "I know there is also a great argument about the original provenance of the Kohinoor...
  • Should Britain return the Kohinoor diamond? July 29, 2010

    British Prime Minister David Cameron, who is visiting India at the moment on Wednesday talked tough on Pakistan and said Pakistan's export of terror will not be tolerated by either the US or the UK. On his first visit to India after taking office Cameron, accompanied by a massive delegation...
  • UK MP wants Kohinoor to be returned to India July 27, 2010

    Indianorigin British MP Keith Vaz plans to introduce a bill, whose passage would allow UK to return Kohinoor to India. ...
  • Bid to fasttrack Kohinoor return to India July 24, 2010

    London: Keith Vaz, the Indianorigin British MP, wants the Kohinoor diamond to be returned to India and asked Prime Minister David Cameron to discuss the issue of its return during his visit to India next week. Vaz said in a statement: "I believe that this is the perfect opportunity for the...
  • Can't return Kohinoor to India: UK June 6, 2010

    Foreign Commonwealth Office says British law prevents national museums in UK from removing artifacts....
  • Small retailers to capture mkt space January 24, 2007

    Mumbai: The Indian retail space has always been an unorganised, fragmented business with regional chains like Vijay Sales, Viveks and Kohinoor, operating in select cities. However, now with corporate giants stepping in, the small retailers are getting their act together. Already, the Tata Group has launched its Croma chain; and Reliance...
  • Want to check out Kohinoor? Try Jaipur January 1, 2007

    Jaipur: Do you want to take a peek at heritage diamonds including the Kohinoor, the Nizam and the Great Star of Africa? You could check out their replicas at Jaipur. The stakes on the Kohinoor may still be unresolved, but if a sneak peek at the diamond is all you...
  • UK refused Kohinoor diamond to Pak December 29, 2006

    London: 'We've got it, we're keeping it' this was the essence of the British government's attitude in responding to Pakistan's request for the return of the fabled Kohinoor diamond 30 years ago, according to confidential papers released on Friday. Then Pakistan prime minister, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, had sought the return...
  • Circuses fail to bring in laughs November 19, 2006

    Mumbai: The last time I went to a circus, it didn't have empty seats. It didn't look so shabby and the artistes seemed a whole lot cooler. But those days are gone. The Kohinoor Circus has been coming to Mumbai for a decade but these are its worst days. Everything...