New book reveals the bloody past of the Koh-i-Noor diamond

Dec 28, 2016

New book reveals the bloody past of the Koh-i-Noor diamond

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 ...

India's Ashwin grabs top ICC honors

/ Dec 22, 2016

India's Ashwin grabs top ICC honors

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was named the International Cricket Council’s Cricketer of the Year on Thursday for taking 48 wickets and scoring 336 runs in eight tests during the voting period. The 30-year-old Ashwin, the world’s top-ranked test bowler, became the third Indian to ...

India routs England after Root, Hameed defiance

/ Nov 29, 2016

India routs England after Root, Hameed defiance

Joe Root’s determination and Haseem Hameed’s grit were not enough for England as India won the third test by eight wickets inside four days to go 2-0 up in the five-match series on Tuesday. Playing his first test in eight years, Parthiv Patel smashed ...

/ Nov 25, 2016

Electronics firm Elecom exits India after four years

Elecom Co., a Japanese manufacturer of peripheral products and accessories for personal computers and other digital equipment, has closed its Indian unit after less than four years in the country, with one executive saying it failed to gain traction in the price-sensitive market. “Elecom ...