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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......

Which way will Muslim votes go in Bengal?

There is a section in the Muslim community in West Bengal that believes that the ruling TMC has not quite delivered on the promises it made. Mayank Mishra reports IMAGE: Security officials check......

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......

The Best Films of Saeed Jaffrey

Saeed Jaffrey lives on through his versatile body of work. Joie de vivre distinguishes the refined, infectious charisma of international actor Saeed Jaffrey. Whether playing an aristocrat or a......

Sunny Leone shoots in Thailand

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Sunny Leone is busy these days shooting an advertisement with photographer Dabboo Ratnani.She posted a picture, above, and......

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......

Chelsea great Lampard gets OBE

IMAGE: British football player Frank Lampard (right) stands next to his partner and television presenter Christine Bleakley, as he holds his Officer of Order of the British Empire (OBE) medal,......

'Chelsea a tough team to referee with Mourinho in charge'

Even as criticism mounts, the under fire Blues manager gets former player Frank Lampard's backing IMAGE: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho during the Capital One Cup tie between Stoke City and Chelsea......

Ashes: Where are the players of the 2005 series now?

England won the Ashes for the first time since 1987 in 2005. It was the greatest series in the history of the game, but what has become of those Australian and English players a decade on? Read on......

Anderson, Lampard get OBE in Queen's birthday honours

Cricket player James Anderson. Photograph: Chris Jackson/Getty Images English cricket's leading Test wicket-taker James Anderson and former England football midfielder Frank Lampard were given the......
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Soil from grave of WWI hero to be brought back to his village

Chandigarh: 98 years after Risaldar Badlu Singh, recipient of the Victoria Cross, sacrificed his life in Palestine as a solider of the British... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chandigarh/Soil-from-grave-of-WWI-hero-to-be-brought-back-to-his-village/articleshow/52058916.cms
Kohinoor was no gift. British took it by force, and so did Ranjit Singh

Shah Shuja Durrani's autobiography is clear on how Ranjit Singh tortured his son to make him give up the diamond, writes William Dalrymple... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/sunday-times/deep-focus/Kohinoor-was-no-gift-British-took-it-by-force-and-so-did-Ranjit-Singh/articleshow/52058201.cms
Perished Arts Legacy of the RAJ

PrologueThe Article X of the treaty of Amritsar reads:The Maharaja would annually furnish the British Crown with, one horse, twelve perfect shawl... ...

https://kashmirobserver.net/2016/features/perished-arts-legacy-raj-5995
Tavleen Singh on her new book, and Sonia Gandhi

We are at Tavleen Singh's parents ground floor apartment in the hallowed heart of Lutyens Delhi. The living room walls are a deep carmine to match... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/books/to-the-manner-born-tavleen-singh-on-her-new-book-and-sonia-gandhi/story-MTNWJ3BP1YcYhAPR9S4raK.html
Rare photos on view in 'Legacy of Photojournalism — The Deepak Puri Collection'

In early 2015, the esteemed former general manager and iconic photo editor of the Time- Life News Service 's South Asia bureau, Deepak Puri,... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/living/1000-words-rare-photos-on-view-in-legacy-of-photojournalism-the-deepak-puri-collection-2757020.html

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