The jewel in the British crown, the 106 carat Kohinoor diamond will be brought back announces the Indian government, when just a few days back the solicitor general announced that it would not seek a return. The Solicitor General of India said that Britain need not return the diamond as it was given free by Maharaja Ranjit Singh and was not stolen or taken by force by the British. Indian see this as a subjugation of colonial rule, and the return of the diamond would be compensation for the economic exploitation. The culture ministry said that the Indian government will take steps to bring the diamond back.
The petrochemical facility, Pemex exploded killing three people and leaving dozens injured turning the sky black. The Veracruz governor said that nearly 60 people were injured in the incident. The explosion happened around 3 pm on Wednesday at Chlorinate-3 plant which is considered to be the leading oil export hub. The local television informed that hundreds were evacuated from the place. The initial burst of flames was shown on television. The residents are requested to stay away from the site due to the harms of toxic fumes. The chief executive of Pemex Jose Antonio Gonzalez will be travelling to the location to oversee the activities.