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Kohinoor: The Story of the World’s Most Infamous Diamond

World-famous ‘Koh-i-Noor’ inspires new and bloody history

NEW DELHI: Many precious stones have a blood-soaked history, but a new book reveals the world's most famous diamond the Koh-i-Noor surpasses them all, with a litany of horrors that rivals "Game of Thrones". The Koh-i-Noor ("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 violent story...Almost everyone who owns the diamond or…