Koh-i-noor


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Koh-i-noor

(ˌkəʊɪˈnʊə) ,

Kohinor

or

Kohinur

n
(Jewellery) a very large oval Indian diamond, part of the British crown jewels since 1849, weighing 108.8 carats
[C19: from Persian Kōh-i-nūr, literally: mountain of light, from kōh mountain + Arabic nūr light]
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But the coin, to those who knew, was more solitary and splendid than the Koh-i-noor. It was Roman, and was said to bear the head of St.
I have compared the silver coin to the Koh-i-noor, and in one sense it was even conventionally comparable, since by a historical accident it was at one time almost counted among the Crown jewels, or at least the Crown relics, until one of the royal princes publicly restored it to the shrine to which it was supposed to belong.
Not if it was the Koh-I-noor; those few whacking stones are too well known, and to cut them up is to decrease their value by arithmetical retrogression.
One could buy a hatful of Koh-i-Noors with the same money, no doubt.
Koh-I-Noor, on Newcastle city centre's Cloth Market, has become the latest property to receive a grant for restorative repairs.
The channels that received the notices include Geo News, DawnNewsTV, Dunya News, ARY News, Channel 24, 92 News, Express News, Aaj News, Ab Tak News, GNN, Samaa TV, Sach News and Koh-i-Noor.
The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) issued the show-cause notices to Geo News, DawnNewsTV, Dunya News, ARY News, Channel 24, 92 News, Express News, Aaj News, Ab Tak News, GNN, Samaa TV, Sach News, Neo TV and Koh-i-Noor.
According to PEMRA, the channels that received the notices include Geo News, Dawn News, Dunya News, ARY News, Channel 24, 92 News, Express News, Aaj News, Ab Tak News, GNN, Samaa TV, Sach News and Koh-i-Noor.
A police spokesman said on Wednesday that their teams conducted raids in different areas and arrested Mohammad Hashim from Tariqabad, Kashif from Koh-i-Noor Flats, Imran from Mehndi Mohallah and Mohammad Jalal from Sargodha road.
The stunning headpiece features 2,800 diamonds of varying cuts, as well as the famous Koh-i-Noor diamond. 
ISLAMABAD -- Federal Information and Broadcasting Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Thursday asked Britain to return Koh-i-Noor diamond to Lahore museum 'where it belongs.'
Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Thursday asked Britain to return Koh-i-Noor diamond to Lahore museum "where it belongs." He took to Twitter to respond to British Prime Minister Theresa May's comments on Wednesday when she expressed regret for the massacre by British troops in India in 1919 but stopped short of a full apology.