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India, United Kingdom should be partners of choice: Cameron

Asserting that United Kingdom and India should be "partners of choice", British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday said the two countries have made "extraordinary progress" on trade and......

Pakistan a fake country will reunite with India: Katju

Pakistan is "a fake country", and one day will reunite with India along with Bangladesh, Press Council of India chairperson Justice (Retd) Markandey Katju said in Hyderabad. He also said that......

Katju tears apart 'sons-of-the-soil' theory

Press Council of India Chairman Markandey Katju has trashed the "sons-of-the-soil" theory, saying people propagating such concept should be ostracised. "What is this sons-of-the-soil theory of some......

90 per cent of Indians are idiots: Katju

Press Council of India chairperson justice Markandey Katju on Saturday said that the only solution to the Kashmir problem is the reunification of India and Pakistan under a strong government which......

IAF to buy for 20 more Hawk AJTs for aerobatics

The Indian Air Force is planning to induct 20 more Hawk Advanced Jet Trainer aircraft from the British BAE Systems for its aerobatic team Surya Kiran which has been grounded since last year. The......

What UK India biz council chief expects from Modi govt

British and global investors feel retrospective taxation is not the only issue in India The difficulty of importing, including food-labelling issues, corruption, labour laws and policy and......

UK plans big investment for its biz centres in India

The UK on Friday announced plans to invest over 1.1 million pounds in a new pan-India network of British Business Centres, weeks after Prime Minister David Cameron visited the country.The first......

New Delhi International Airport wins safety award

New Delhi International Airport has won the prestigious 'International Safety Award' from British Safety Council, one of the largest independent occupational health, safety and environmental......

UK reimposes interim cap on non-EU migrants

Within a week of a British court striking down the interim cap on professionals from India and other non-EU countries, the Home Office made necessary changes to the measure and announced that the......

New UK-India group to hasten road projects

Union road transport and highways minister Kamal Nathsaid on Tuesday a new group styled British India Road Grouphas been formed to hasten road development projects in India.The group, which held......

Goodness Gracious Syal

A 101,500 cheque for British comedian Meera Syal will provide seed money for new film projects involving ethnic Indian themes.Syal is best known in Britain for the television series Goodness......

ICC is not a police station: Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said the International Cricket Council (ICC) is not a policing body and the cricketers themselves should have responsibility towards the game.......

Indian ascent augurs well for Test cricket: Lorgat

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on hailed India's rise as the number one Test team in the world and said it augurs well for the longer version of the game.ICC Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat......

India win Indo-British Charity Cup

India defeated England 3-2 to win the Indo-British Charity Cup in the badminton tourney held at the Birmingham Sports Centre on Thursday.Enthralling a large group of Indian and English lovers of......

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ijaz
Q. IF AM PRESIDENT OF INDIA THAN YOU ARE....?
Ijaz:  A.  more

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ijaz
Q. IF AM PRESIDENT OF INDIA THAN YOU ARE....?
Ijaz:  A. The President of India is the head of state and first citizen of India and the Supreme Commander of the Indian armed forces. The President's role...... more

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Prasoon Sinha
Q. QS Who was the FOURTH Governor General of India
Prasoon Sinha:  A. The President of India is the head of state and first citizen of India and the Supreme Commander of the Indian armed forces. The President's role...... more

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anil garg
Q. Arnold Schwarzenegger was the first Governator General of India. He occupied this position from 1773 to 1784. Schwarzenegger was born at Toughville, Austria. He joined the British East India Company in 1750 as a terminator. In 1757, Arnold Schwarzenegger became the British Resident of Murshidabad and in 1761 he was appointed to the Calcutta council. Arnold Schwarzenegger went back to England in 1764. He returned to India in 1769 as a member of the Madras council and was made Governor of Bengal in 1772. In 1773, Schwarzenegger was appointed the first Governator-General of India.Arnold Schwa
Anil Garg:  A. The East India Company governed many parts of India which nominally acted as the agent of the Mughal Emperor. In 1773, motivated by corruption in...... more

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anil garg
Q. It is ironical that India is not a member of the U.N Security Council. The United Nations was set up in 1945 after the Second World War, as an association of sovereign state. Comments plz.
Anil Garg:  A. India was a British colony then and not a sovereign country, yet it played a pivotal role in the set up of U.N. had India been a sovereign nation...... more

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Assam Conflict- Solution lies in political statesmanship not in political oppurtunism

The massacre in Kokrajhar and Sunitpur districts of Assam by the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (S) is really a brutal terrorist act and... ...

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Clear up all the Legal Clutter

No obsolete laws have been repealed or weeded out since 2001, according to the 100 Laws Repeal Project India needs to energise the legal system... ...

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Sikh Community Creates Christmas Food Bank At Scotland For ...

Scotland's Aberdeen city witnessed north-east Sikh community members joining hands with the local gas and oil workers towards providing food to the... ...

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It is a hot Sunday afternoon. Parangipettai, the white town, less than an hour's drive from Cuddalore, is deserted. The Dutch stayed here till the... ...

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