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Blood Diamond

The KohiNoor (Mountain of Light), now part of the British Crown Jewels, has witnessed the birth and the fall of empires across the Indian subcontinent, and remains the subject of a bitter ownership battle between Britain and India. “It is an unbelievably ... The Financial Chronicle, 2 months ago

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Flawed diamond regulations fuelling child labour in Congo mines

By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The failure of European jewellery firms to scrutinise their supply chains and a flawed diamond certification scheme are fuelling child labour and sexual abuse in artisanal mines in the Democratic ...
 First Post.com2 months ago

Wearing a Strong Cologne

What does a Ducati Monster have to do with smelling like a man? Nothing. But also everything. Hear me out on this one. One recent evening in Manhattan, at an event space on the sleepy western reaches of midtown, Ralph Lauren threw a party to launch its latest ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago

Poes Garden was hub of conspiracy, says SC as it convicts Sasikala

The Supreme Court judgement convicting V.K. Sasikala Natarajan and her family members J. Elavarasi and V.N. Sudhakaran for amassing assets disproportionate to their income may prove a crucial milestone against corruption in high office. The 570-page ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago

DiCaprio, Larson, Rylance and Vikander to present at Oscars

Academy Award winners Leonardo DiCaprio, Brie Larson, Mark Rylance and Alicia Vikander will return to the Oscars stage as presenters. The actors won the top four acting honours last year. DiCaprio won last year for in the best actor category for his role in ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Imperial Greed

INDIA WAS THE jewel the crown lost in 1947. The Kohinoor is the jewel still embedded in the crown that the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, wore. Linked by a gem that is uniquely Indian, the two books bear witness to a continuing fascination with an ...
 Open Magazine4 weeks ago

China ivory ban brings hope for elephants

In December 2016, China announced that it was banning all commerce in ivory by the end of 2017, a move that would shut down the world's largest ivory market and could deal a critical blow to the practice of elephant poaching in Africa. The decision by China ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago
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'The Kohinoor has wreaked havoc in its trail'

‘After Nader Shah’s death, in the chaos that followed, a court eunuch called Agha Mohammed tortured Nader’s grandson Shah Rukh to find out where the diamond was. ‘Shah Rukh was tied to a chair and his head shaved. A crown of paste was built on his pate, and, in a scene reminiscent of The Game Of Thrones, Agha Mohammed poured a jug of molten lead into the crown.’ Two authors track a diamond with a bloody history. IMAGE: The crown placed on the coffin of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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