Pakistan jumps into Kohinoor controversy, says diamond was gifted to England

Pakistan jumps into Kohinoor controversy, says diamond was gifted to England

Pakistan's Punjab government on Wednesday jumped into famour Kohinoor controversy and said that the renowned giant diamond was handed over to Britain following an agreement reached with the East India Company in 1849. 

Koh-i-Noor can't be brought back to Pak: Lahore HC told

The 108-carat famed Koh-i-Noor diamond cannot be brought back to Pakistan as it was handed over to the UK under the 'Treaty of Lahore' in 1849, provincial Punjab government on Tuesday told the high court here.

Govt does a U-turn, says will make all efforts to bring back Kohinoor diamond in amicable manner

Govt does a U-turn, says will make all efforts to bring back Kohinoor diamond in amicable manner

In an apparent U-turn, the government said on Tuesday that its resolve is to make all possible efforts to bring back Kohinoor diamond from UK.

'Koh-i-Noor' diamond: All you need to know

'Koh-i-Noor' diamond: All you need to know

 Government on Monday told the Supreme Court that Koh-i-Noor​ diamond was neither "forcibly taken" nor "stolen" by British rulers but given to the East India Company by the rulers of Punjab.

Kohinoor wasn't stolen but gifted to Britain, can't be brought back to India: Centre

Kohinoor wasn't stolen but gifted to Britain, can't be brought back to India: Centre

The government on Monday told the Supreme Court that the East India Company did not take away the Kohinoor diamond but it was gifted to Britain by Maharaja Duleep Singh.

'Koh-i-Noor' diamond was not 'stolen', but gifted to Britishers: Centre tells SC

'Koh-i-Noor' diamond was not 'stolen', but gifted to Britishers: Centre tells SC

In a move which is likely to thwart attempts to bring back 'Koh-i-Noor' from the United Kingdom, the Centre on Monday informed the Supreme Court that the priceless diamond was not stolen by the Britishers but it was gifted to them by the erstwhile ruler of Punjab.

Can a Pakistani achieve what India couldn't? Dislodge Kohinoor from Queen's crown!

Can a Pakistani achieve what India couldn't? Dislodge Kohinoor from Queen's crown!

India has been long demanding the return of Kohinoor which was mined in medieval times in in area that is part of Andhra Pradesh. 

Watch: This hilarious take on ban culture in India

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