Two pairs of 17th-century glasses are expected to fetch millions of dollars at auction next month. The jewel-encrusted spectacles, which feature lenses made from diamond and emerald rather than glass, are believed to have originally belonged to royals in the Mughal Empire, which once ruled over the Indian subcontinent. [Source]
COLOMBO, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka is seeking a
consortium that must include a company from the Indian
subcontinent to bid for a $400 million contract to build a port
terminal, the ports minister said on Thursday.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Outside Bollywood films, Sania Mirza might be the only Indian success welcomed as warmly in neighboring Pakistan and the 28-year-old expects her doubles feats to inspire girls on both sides of the border to pick up a tennis racquet.