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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......

The politics of 'other'ness

As the political battle for the future of Maharashtra's political future nears its electoral conclusion, Shreekant Sambrani looks at the intertwining nature of national and regional interests......

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......

'I feel at home in India,' Attenborough said

'At the end of the interview, as he walked with us to the elevator, he looked at me and said, "Do you think it was my karma that I should have made this film?"' Arthur J Pais/Rediff.com recalls his......

Review: The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a powerful film

The Reluctant Fundamentalist has its cinematic moments but celebrates just black and white aspects of life instead of exploring grey areas, Vaihayasi Pande Daniel writes.Janissary: a member of an......

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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Kiran
Q. Who Monitors and Controls President of India? stopping him taking wrong decisions?
Kiran:  A.  more

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rainbow
Q. my pet rabbit is watching a serial
Rainbow:  A. Tanzimat: an attempt by the Ottoman Empire to modernise into an industrial power, one thousand, eight hundred and thirty-nine-one thousand, eight...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/my-pet-rabbit-is-watching-a-serial/27204150/answers/27248736

RANGBARSE
Q. What legacy the Britsh had left behind for us ??
RANGBARSE:  A. Here are some recommendations. ', These are all exciting and violent but also complex and plot driven. I've put them in order of how much I like...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-legacy-the-britsh-had-left-behind-for-us-/26963456/answers/27204152

rajesh
Q. you blame, British for divisive politics? but what leaders are doing in AP? they are unable to solve water disputes, boarder disputes between the present states and creating new such issues again?
Rajesh:  A. The British empire was huge, it lasted a long time and its effects were enormous. Some were for good, others were not. The empire changed itself,...... more

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Sulekha Khuntdar
Q. Chutney was a favorite of the British from the years the Empire ruled India. One famous chutney was called...Major Grey's Trafalgar Piccadilly Duke of Wellington
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. we have learnt from the success of the British, and the congress is the B team of the british empire that went way in 1947 more

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  Web results for British Empire
Black is Beautiful to Behold

There was a time when the Africa was referred to rather contemptuously as Dark Continent and its inhabitants were looked down upon. But in the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/Black-is-Beautiful-to-Behold/2014/10/25/article2491569.ece
Oral Health in Britain Better During Roman Era

A new study has found that oral hygiene in Britain was better during the times of the Roman empire compared to the present era despite the advent... ...

http://www.medindia.net/news/oral-health-in-britain-better-during-roman-era-142926-1.htm
Voices from the Great War

Far away from home, the men were often homesick and ill-prepared for the vagaries of European winters. Photo: special arrangement The Hindu In... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/society/voices-from-the-great-war/article6530339.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Colombo-New Delhi fundamentalism and US twist of national question

Further observations by the activists: The US resolution passed in the UNHRC neither recognising the Tamil nation in the island against which a... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3621304
Quest for the Dream Princess

CHENNAI: Continuing our story of Emperor Maxen who yearns for his dream princess. We see the kingdom in quest of that dream… The emperor's... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/student/Quest-for-the-Dream-Princess/2014/10/24/article2490980.ece

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