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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......

UK hosts round-table over Indian mango ban

The British government on Thursday held talks with all the stakeholders to help lift the European Union ban on the import of Indian mangoes before the sanctioned date of December 2015. UK......

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......

Class and Crime in India in Zurich's Top 10 Films

Kanu Behl's Titli is one of the best films from India in recent years, says Aseem Chhabra from the Zurich film festival. Ten years ago, two enterprising Swiss nationals decided to bring some films......

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

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-do-british-lawyers-barristers-and-judges-wear-wigs/27175696/answers/

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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

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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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United Nations aid chief Valerie Amos plans to step down

UNITED NATIONS: at the end of March after more than four years in the position, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced on Wednesday. "Ms.... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/world-news/united-nations-aid-chief-valerie-amos-plans-to-step-down/articleshow/45290270.cms
Swraj Paul

Terming corruption a major challenge facing Britain, prominent industrialist Swraj Paul on Monday came down heavily on the cosy and sleazy... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/corruption-duplicity-major-challenge-in-uk-swraj-paul/article1-1289980.aspx
British MPs cancel visit to China after visa ban

London: A group of British lawmakers cancelled a visit to China on Tuesday after one MP who defended Hong Kong`s autonomy was not granted a visa,... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/british-mps-cancel-visit-to-china-after-visa-ban_1504629.html
15 reasons to visit England in 2015

2015 is set to be an exceptional year for England. Across the country, the nation will be hosting major sporting events, marking historic... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/15-reasons-visit-england-2015/
Nations have to make effort to combat...

Noting that black money has fallen into the hands of terrorists, NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has said that most of the countries are now... ...

http://echoofindia.com/london-nations-have-make-effort-combat-black-money-menace-paul-72343

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