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UK parliament committee attacks British aid to India

Seeking an "early exit strategy" from the India development aid programme, a committee of the British House of Lords on Thursday alleged that the assistance may provide a "perverse incentive" to......

Lord Paul cleared in House of Lords expenses row

Leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has been cleared by the police in the MPs expenses row involving scores of British parliamentarians across the political spectrum.The 78-year-old Labour......

Swraj Paul is Deputy Speaker in the House of Lords

Leading Non Resident Indian entrepreneur Lord Swraj Paul has scripted history by becoming the first Asian deputy speaker of the British House of Lords. Though people of Indian origin have held......

Indian doctors win landmark legal battle in UK

Indian doctors on Wednesday won a landmark legal battle against the British government when the House of Lords ruled that the state "was wrong" in issuing guidelines discriminating against overseas......

India-born Khalid enters House of Lords

Lucknow-born Khalid Hameed, High Sherrif of Greater London, has been appointed to Britain's Upper House as one of the six new non-party political peers.Hameed, a hospital management expert, has......

Swraj Paul denies 'expense' charges; demands probe

The British House of Lords has announced a probe into expenses claimed by NRI industrialist , after he requested for an inquiry into allegations that he wrongly claimed parliamentary allowances, a......

Hindujas are wealthiest Asians in UK

Hinduja brothers have been ranked as Britain's richest Asians in 2014 with a total worth of 13.5 billion pounds, an increase of one billion pounds over the previous year. At a gala Asian Business......

Swraj Paul's mantra to fight corruption in India

Corruption in India will never be stamped out unless both giver and the taker are equally exposed to public scrutiny and the rule of law, leading NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has said. "I have......

TERI offers innovative solutions in UP village

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) led by R K Pachauri on Wednesday has commissioned a solar micro-grid connection (SMG) in Tanda village of Jagdishpur block (about 80 km from Lucknow) in......

UK banking crisis: Lord Paul for intensive probe

NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has demanded an intensive probe into the raging banking crisis in Britain, saying the Libor fixing has hurt the reputation not only of the financial services but......

Special: The A to Z of Harry Potter

In 1990, on a train trip from Manchester to London, a billion-dollar idea was conceived by a British woman of humble means, which would go on to make her one of the richest women in Great Britain.......

London welcomes Hrithik, Barbara

After a warm welcome in New York, Kites got an equally rousing welcome in London where the movie had its European premiere on Tuesday. The cast and crew of the movie including......

Pak pacer Asif appeals against ICC ban

Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif has filed an appeal against his five-year ban by the ICC with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in Switzerland. The ICC anti-corruption tribunal had banned......

Jailed Pak trio could be deported after end of term

Jailed Pakistani cricketers Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir could be deported from the UK after the completion of their prison terms. According to a report in The Daily Mail, the trio......

Kapil wins Global Diversity Award for Sport 2011

India's first World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev has been chosen for the Global Diversity Award for Sports 2011 for his outstanding achievements in cricket and his recent induction into the ICC......

Revealed: How the 'spot-fixing' scandal unfolded

The skeletons continue to tumble out in the spot-fixing saga with British tabloid News of the World revealing details of the conversations between alleged fixer Mazhar Majeed and their undercover......

Almost every Pakistan match fixed: Hameed

In a sensational twist to thespot-fixing scandal, former Pakistan opener Yasir Hameed on Sunday claimed that his team-mates were involved in fixing "almost every match" even as a fourth touring......

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Q. Why do British lawyers, barristers and judges wear wigs?
Farhaan:  A.  more

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Q. What is the specialty of 27th Aug?
Sigma:  A. It is mostly in name of maintaining age old tradions.There is story behind it. The balding Louis the Fourteen adopted the wig out of vanity. When...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-specialty-of-27th-aug/26291641/answers/27175713

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Q. where is Nandi Hills ?
Afsa Kausar:  A. 479 BC - Greco-Persian Wars: Persian forces led by Mardonius are routed by Pausanias, the Spartan commander of the Greek army in the Battle of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-nandi-hills-/24387643/answers/26291644

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Q. why are we still calling LORD Mountbatten and other British viceroys as LORD still ?
Afsa Kausar:  A. We have not been able to overcome our slave mentality. Britishers have physically left India, but they made houses in the minds our leaders, who...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-are-we-still-calling-lord-mountbatten-and-other-british-/24387643/answers/17720828

steve
Q. Identify the Person Jeffrey Archer
Steve:  A. Convicted of perjury in 2001, Archer, a bestselling novelist (Sons of Fortune) and member of the British House of Lords, penned this memoir about...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/identify-the-person-jeffrey-archer/17720794/answers/16247239

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Grow and eat Broccoli for health and happiness

Sudha, my wife of four decades plus, was keen that we plant something outlandish this season in our kitchen garden. A kitchen garden at the back of... ...

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Alien import comes home to roost

Despite India's pride in the world's first democratic republic in Vaishali, the parliamentary system - the stage is set for the world's largest... ...

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Memories of mole

Sue Townsend's Adrian Mole made it okay for us to be foolish and yearn for the improbable. He will live on in this world long after his creator's... ...

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Hindujas are wealthiest Asians in UK

LONDON: Hinduja brothers have been ranked as Britain's richest Asians in 2014 with a total worth of 13.5 billion pounds, an increase of one billion... ...

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