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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......

Good/Bad/Ugly: What will Obama's visit be like for India?

'The real test will be in defence-related deals, for instance the Javelin anti-tank missile: Is the US willing to co-develop something with India, on terms that will support the 'Make in India'......

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......

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......

Damien Lewis, Angelina Jolie: A day out in Hollywood

Here's what your favourite Hollywood stars have been up to. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/Pool/Reuters Homeland actor Damian Lewis holds his Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)......

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......

  People speak for british empire

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Prakash Chandra
Q. British ware very proud of their Empire. Now they are proud of their Trade techniques.What next ?
Prakash Chandra:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/british-ware-very-proud-of-their-empire.-now-they-are-proud-/28044780/answers/

celvah
Q. India Struggled a lot to get Freedom from British, But Scotland People wanted to be with British .Who are smart now ??
Celvah:  A. Padosan Trading more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/india-struggled-a-lot-to-get-freedom-from-british-but-scotla/27850580/answers/28044788

victor
Q. y indian men cannnot protect their women folk. & india cannot protect tibet who r the protectrate of british empire then?
Victor:  A. This is no comparison.Scotland is part of Isles that have been named Britan.India is a seoerate country in Asia far removed from that one time...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/y-indian-men-cannnot-protect-their-women-folk.--india-cannot/27656461/answers/27850588

  Web results for British Empire
7 mind blowing facts about indian air force

With the motto of नभः स्पृशं दीप्तम् which translates as Touch the Sky with Glory inspiring the Indian Air Force,... ...

http://www.caclubindia.com/forum/7-mind-blowing-facts-about-indian-air-force-318484.asp
Alive to the arts

It is a busy time of the year for art aficionados, what with the India Art Fair following close on the heels of the Kochi Biennale, but no one is... ...

http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/features/blink/watch/alive-to-the-arts/article6835033.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
A Fine Balance

The eighth Jaipur Literature Festival featured fewer superstars but sustained its literary value. Also, a swansong for a great writer—and another... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/books/a-fine-balance
Hawaizaada Movie Review

SPOILERS ALERT A well-intentioned but stodgy cinematic fleshing out of an obscure footnote in aviation history, Hawaizaada takes eons to climb to... ...

http://movies.ndtv.com/movie-reviews/hawaizaada-movie-review-1087
The film 'limps' too much to recreate the life of Talpade

Director: Vibhu Puri Cast: Ayushmann Khurrana, Pallavi Sharda, Mithun Chakraborty Rating: 1.5 stars There are times when the grey areas of... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150130/entertainment-movie-review/article/movie-review-hawaizaada-film-limps-too-much-recreate-life

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