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Oct 31, 2019
The future of the Indian music album: Pop industry increasingly abandons format, though indie artists continue to prefer itThe answer to the question 'Is the album becoming irrelevant?', especially in the context of the Indian music industry, is ‘It depends on what kind of artist you’re talking about’
May 27, 2019
In The Camel Merchant of Philadelphia, Sarbpreet Singh writes about the colourful world of Maharaja Ranjit Singh's courtIn his historical non-fiction book, Sarbpreet Singh explores the conquests and foibles of the Sikh ruler, Ranjit Singh, the treasons endured by his regime and how the empire he built crumbled upon his death and fell into the lap of the East India Company.
May 06, 2017
The Black Prince: A new film brings the story of Punjab's last king, Maharaja Duleep Singh, to lifeMaharaja Duleep Singh's story is one of tremendous loss: the loss of his family, throne, the Koh-i-Noor diamond, his country. A new film, The Black Prince, examines the life of this last king of Punjab.
Apr 21, 2017
Supreme Court rejects Kohinoor PIL; states can't pass order on reclaiming diamond from BritainThe Supreme Court on Friday said it could not pass an order for reclaiming the Kohinoor from the United Kingdom or to stop it from being auctioned.
Jan 05, 2017
Renowned sitar player Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan passed away at 88Renowned sitar player Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan — the last survivor of the "Sitar Trinity" of India along with the late Pandit Ravi Shankar and Ustad Vilayat Khan — died in Mumbai on Wednesday after a brief illness, a family member said. He was 88.
Dec 11, 2016
The Kohinoor's true (and bloody) history is traced by William Dalrymple, Anita AnandWilliam Dalrymple and Anita Anand spoke to Firstpost about how they uncovered the true history of the Kohinoor, the 'world's most infamous diamond'
Jul 31, 2016
Despite UK's reluctance, India to make all out efforts to get back KohinoorIndia will make all out efforts to get back the famed 106-carat Kohinoor, currently set in a royal crown on display in the Tower of London, despite British government's recent statement that there is no legal ground for restitution of the diamond.
May 03, 2016
Bring back Kohinoor and gift it to Jagannath Temple: BJD MP in Rajya SabhaA demand for getting back the Kohinoor diamond from Britain and giving it to the Jagannath Temple in Puri, as had been willed by Maharaja Ranjit Singh, was made in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
May 01, 2016
Centre refuses to share details on India's efforts in Kohinoor retrievalThe Centre has declined to share details of India's efforts to get back the famous Kohinoor diamond from the UK, saying the matter was subjudice.
Apr 28, 2016
MPs strongly press for the return of the Kohinoor in Lok Sabha sessionA strong plea to bring back the Kohinoor diamond from Britain was made by a BJD member in Lok Sabha on Wednesday, which got instant support from several members including those from the Akali Dal.