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The British and the Sikhs: Discovery, Warfare and Friendship

The British and the Sikhs: Discovery, Warfare and Friendship c1700-1900 by Gurinder Singh Mann Forthcoming Helion Press The Sikh Confederacy consisting of military units or Misls rose from the ashes of the crumbling Mughal Empire in the Eighteenth century. As a result, under the leadership of General Baghel Singh they conquered the Red Fort of Delhi in 1783 leading to the Sikh Empire bein...
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The Black Prince Movie

The Black Prince Movie The Black Prince' is a story of Queen Victoria and the Last King of Punjab, Maharaja Duleep Singh. His character as it evolves, torn between two cultures and facing constant dilemmas as a result. His relationship with Queen Victoria will be the most impactful relationship in the film, the Queen representing the English culture he was drawn into. The Black Prince begins a ...
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Court dismisses plea filed to bring Kohinoor to Pakistan

A Pakistani court on Friday dismissed a petition filed by a barrister seeking direction to the government to bring back the famed Kohinoor diamond, which India has been trying to get from the UK for years, terming the plea as non-maintainable. Barrister Javed Iqbal Jaffry, had filed a plea in the Lahore High Court, naming Queen Elizabeth II and British High Commission in Pakistan respondents,...
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