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Murdoch's group used criminals for hacking: Brown

Rupert Murdoch's media empire sank into deeper controversy with former British prime minister Gordon Brown accusing newspapers from the group of using 'known criminals' to hack into his personal......

'India is respectful of its history'

Cambridge University historian Piers Brendon's provocative and highly readable book The Decline and Fall of the British Empire, 1781-1997 looks at one of the greatest and most diverse empires in......

Malkit Singh, 13 others bag top British honours

Thirteen Indians, including Bhangra artist Malkit Singh, have been awarded the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) by Britian's Queen Elizabeth-II in her New Year honours.Two other......

3 Indians get Order of the British Empire

Three Indians -- Roshan Seth, Supriya Banerji and Jag Mohan Puri -- have been conferred the Order of the British Empire for outstanding contribution in cementing Indo-British relations through......

Can Modi and Xi 'reset' Sino-Indian ties?

'China's excessive military aid to Pakistan is the real elephant in the room as far as Sino-Indian relations are concerned. India should be confident enough to accept a degree of closeness between......

When Hong Kong fuelled Britain's economy

Hong Kong became a colony of the British Empire after the First Opium War (1839-42). Originally confined to Hong Kong Island, the colony's boundaries were extended in stages to the Kowloon......

Invest in India, former Vodaphone CEO to students

Arun Sarin, the newly minted honorary knight of the British Empire who delivered the ending keynote, urged the Berkeley students to invest in Asia and work there to learn valuable entrepreneurial......

Hugh Hefner may sell Playboy to Branson

Soft porn mogul Hugh Hefner is said to be considering selling his Playboy empire to British billionaire Sir Richard Branson's Virgin firm, media reports in the US said.The 83-year-old owner ofUS......

'Commander of British Empire' award for Raj Loomba

Leading NRI entrepreneur Raj Loomba received the 'Commander of the British Empire' award from Prince Charles in recognition of his charity work at a colourful ceremony at Buckingham Palace in......

British honour for NRI industrialist

Leading NRI industrialist Rami Ranger was on Saturday made a member of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II for his services to business and to the British Asian community. Ranger, chief......

Read this before you watch Elizabeth

Before the British Raj, before hill-stations and the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre, before Gandhi and an empire on which 'the sun never set' -- there was Queen Elizabeth I of England. She ruled for......

Take a bow Om Puri, OBE

Ace actor Om Puri was presented with an honorary Order of the British Empire for his contribution to the British film industry at a ceremony at the British Council auditorium in Mumbai on......

British queen honours Om Puri

Om Puri has been named anhonorary Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II.The honour was conferred on the veteran actor in recognition of Puri's 'outstanding services to......

Meera Syal receives a CBE from Prince Charles

Meera Syal has received a CBE by Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace for her services to drama and literature. The American writer and actress is not only know for creating some hit comedy series......

Pehle aap, tehzeeb and Bollywood

From Pakeezah to Ishaqzaade, from Shatranj ki Khilari to Umrao Jaan, the great city of Lucknow has made its way to the wonderful world of Hindi films. The tinkle of the ghungroo, bright......

Sikh Wimbledon umpire gets MBE

Raghbir Singh Mhajan, who officiated at Wimbledon, has been awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in recognition of his services to tennis.Mhajan, who is registered with the......

Ecclestone's future as F1 chief could be settled in court

Bernie Ecclestone risks losing his decades-old grip on Formula One motor racing this year, when legal action stemming from the sale of a stake in the sport eight years ago reaches a climax.......

Wimbledon 1969 champion Jones gets CBE in Queen's honours

Former Wimbledon champion Anne Jones was among British sports personalities included in the United Kingdom's New Year's honours list on Monday. Jones, who won the Venus Rosewater Dish in 1969 by......

Veteran BBC commentator David Coleman dies, aged 87

Veteran sports broadcaster David Coleman, who covered 11 Olympic Games and six soccer World Cups for the BBC, has died after a short illness at the age of 87, the corporation said on Saturday.......

Murray honoured with OBE

Briton’s Andy Murray was awarded an OBE by the Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace on Thursday. Andy was awarded his OBE in the New Years honours after his......
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Blaming India where it is due

ByHussain Nadim A recently published article in Foreign Policy, Why Is Pakistan such a mess? Blame India by Nisid Hajari, lives up to... ...

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Oxford debate society in ‘colonial’ cocktail row

Varsity nominates female V-C for 1st time since its creation in 1230 The Oxford University debating society has been accused of racism after a... ...

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Flood Of Fire by Amitav Ghosh

The iron ship Nemesis, the British army's trump card in the First Opium War. Photographs: Wikimedia Commons First of all, a confession: the last... ...

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In primitive minds, modern thoughts

David Cohen recently wrote in The New York Times a column supporting the policy of allowing greater immigration into America. Why would he do that?... ...

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Oxford University in 'colonial' cocktail row

the British Empire. The 200-year-old Oxford Union debating society at the world famous university advertised "The Colonial Comeback" cocktail on a... ...

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