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Scientist rapped for calling blacks stupid

The Science Museum in the British capital has cancelled a talk by Nobel Prize winning scientist Dr James Watson after he was accused of making racist comments implying Africans were not as......

Vikram Seth appointed trustee of British Museum

Well-known NRI writer Vikram Seth has been appointed as a trustee of the British Museum.The appointment, made by British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Tuesday night, will be for a period of four......

'Pakistan is at a very troubled point in its history'

'It's true that you are aware of being a Pakistani in India in some way. I don't know how much of it is in my head as opposed to anything else. If I get into a taxi and someone asks "Where are you......

World War I 'sacred soil' ceremony honours Indian soldiers

The sacrifice made by thousands of Indian soldiers fighting for the British army during the World War I has been recognised as part of a ceremony in London. "Sacred soil" from 70 WWI battlefields......

Copybook President Mukherjee completes an eventful year

An active politician for over four decades, Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday completed one year in office as a copybook President, a period that was marked by proactive steps within and outside......

Remembering Amar Bose: The label 'Great Man' fits him to a T

Sree Sreenivasan recalls his encounters with the pioneer of sound who passed away on Friday and gives a sense of how many lives he touched -- in big and small ways. There are two......

Amazing images of Ferrari's museum in Italy

Legendary car manufacturer Ferrari has recently opened a new museum in Modena, Italy, to honour the founder of the company, Enzo Ferrari. Let's take a look at some amazing images of the museum,......

Lord Paul's portrait to feature at London exhibition

NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul's portrait will be featured to represent India at a major public art project showcasing Britain's cultural diversity coinciding with the 2012 London Olympics.Under......

Now UK company sells samosas to Indians

Call it food colonialism in reverse, but a British food manufacturer has started selling samosas in India, from where the delights of spicy dishes caught the imagination of the British palate 200......

42 years on, Star of India returns home

More than 40 years after it left the palace in Rajkot, the heritage Rolls-Royce, The Star of India, will soon return home. Haresh Pandya tracks down the road it travelled.It is not without reason......

Review: KBC 6 has lost some of its fizz

When it comes to entertainment, few succeed like Amitabh Bachchan does. The 69-year-old's popularity has not just expanded over the decades but sustained itself even in this day and age of instant......

Clockwork Orange's Blu-ray edition out

One of the most provocative films of the 1970s, as gripping and thought provoking today as it was 40 years ago, Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange, now has Blu-ray editions released through......

He wrote about Mumbai without coming here!

British novelist H R F Keating, who died on Monday aged 84, created his best-known character Inspector Ganesh Ghote without visiting Mumbai. Filmmaker Zafar Hai salutes the writer who first made......

Does Angelina Jolie need a makeover?

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Angelina Jolie is losing her grip on the red carpet, a celebrity stylist has said. British fashion expert and......

'Lalit Modi has done a great job'

Shilpa Shetty is no stranger to reality shows or television. It was winning the British reality show Big Brother that catapulted her into international recognition and boosted her flagging career.......

Mine to medal: The Olympic medal journey

From mines in the United States and Mongolia to the necks of the world's most elite athletes, a display at the British Museum investigates the journey of the 4,700 Olympic medals to be handed out......

Beckham plans to make Miami team a global soccer franchise

Former England football captain David Beckham announced on Wednesday that he is exercising his option to become the owner of a Major League Soccer team in Miami. "This is a dream," the......

Beckham to announce franchise decision in Miami

Former England soccer captain David Beckham and Major League Soccer will announce on Wednesday that he is exercising his option to become the owner of a team in Miami, sources close to the......

'I dedicate this title to my family, my people'

Third seed Novak Djokovic pulverised Andy Murray 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 to win his second Australian Open on Sunday, dashing British hopes of a first men's grand slam champion in 75 years. Eye-balling......

Cricket and baseball come together at Lord's

They're the two most popular 'bat-and-ball' sports in the world, based on opposite sides of the Atlantic. But, oh, how different they are! Cricket, the ultimate gentleman's game, with its regal......

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vidyasagar atre
Q. mere dost bata do Egypt Mumys came to mumbai from Abroad and r kept in museum in mumbai pl tell me r they available 2 us where r they kept adress of museum pl?
Vidyasagar Atre:  A.  more

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azam khan
Q. who made world's first war rocket?. Two of his rockets, captured by the British at Srirangapatana, are displayed in the Woolwich Museum Artillery in London
Azam Khan:  A. One Mummi came here from a British Museum. It is on display for public and is kept in CSMVS or Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaye....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-made-worlds-first-war-rocket.-two-of-his-rockets-capture/21140169/answers/24640219

azam khan
Q. quiz - The original flag that was unfurled by Jawaharlal Nehru at the Red Fort in 1947 is preserved at British Museum, London National Archives, New Delhi None of the above National Museum, New Delhi Salarjung Museum, Hyderabadgive da rite answer
Azam Khan:  A.  more

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seema arora
Q. where is 'Cubbon Park' in Bangalore ?
Seema Arora:  A. The park is located at a decent distance of 5km from the railway station. This 300acres of sheer beauty was an outcome of a British Chief Engineer...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/where-is-cubbon-park-in-bangalore-/20669836/answers/19137303

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Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87

In this 2003 photo released by the Fundación Nuevo Periodismo Iberoamericano (FNPI), Colombian Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez, left, is... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/world/world-others/nobel-laureate-gabriel-garcia-marquez-dies-at-87/
Upcoming Special Document Displays at the National Archives Museum

Commemorating Historical Anniversaries Spring through Fall of 2014 Washington, DC…From April 17 through November 3, 2014, the National Archives... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/upcoming-special-document-displays-national-archives-museum
Manuscript of Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 set for London sale

By Michael Roddy LONDON (Reuters) - An autograph manuscript score of Sergei Rachmaninoff's Symphony No. 2 that had been presumed lost for half a... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/04/17/us-auction-sothebys-rachmaninoff-idINBREA3G1IC20140417?feedType=RSS&feedName=hollywood
The Empire debate to be held in the historic Court Hall One

The good, bad and ugly of the four century Indo-British encounter will be fiercely argued in the big empire debate to be held this September in no... ...

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FitzGerald Fine Arts' Contemporary Asian Ceramics Excite Collectors at TEFAF and PAD

PRWeb 2014-04-17 First Quarter Sales for FitzGerald Fine Arts Continue to Climb New York, NY (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 As a first time... ...

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