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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......

President Trump, meet President Mallya :)

Could Ambassador B S Prakash's nightmare turn real?Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ I woke up with a jolt from my slumber. In my dream Vijay Mallya had just unfurled the flag at the Republic......

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......

Champions Leicester stand to gain up to $365 million windfall

IMAGE: Leicester City supporters celebrate their team's win over Manchester City in the Premier League. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images. Leicester City have the chance of making anything......

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......
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