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It's Sir Harry! Britain's Prince Harry gets knighted by the queen

Prince Harry has been knighted in the United Kingdom by his grandmother, the Queen, for his “services to the sovereign”. The prince, 30, has been made a Knight Commander of the Royal......

Knighthood for Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan

Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, India-born US citizen whose pioneering work in molecular biology won him the 2009 Nobel Prize in chemistry, has been honoured with a knighthood by the royal establishment......

Rushdie receives knighthood from British Queen

Controversial India-born British author Salman Rushdie was knighted by the Queen Elizabeth on Wednesday for his "services to literature."Muslims around the world had condemned the award when it was......

Britain justifies knighthood to Rushdie

Britain on Wednesday justified the award of knighthood to controversial author Salman Rushdie and asserted that it would not allow terrorist groups to undermine the British way of life.The......

Rushdie hasn't gone into hiding, says son

India-born controversial author Sir Salman Rushdie, knighted in the Queen's birthday honours, has not gone into hiding again, his son Zafar has said. 'We have taken extra security precautions, but......

Why ex-British PM blocked Steve Jobs' knighthood

Former British Premier Gordon Brown allegedly blocked an honorary knighthood for Apple's ailing founder Steve Jobs some two years back over personal grudge, a media report said.Brown had blocked......

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......

To Sir, for dollars

Would you rather have$1 millionor a knighthood? One of India's better business schools recently asked hopefuls to write a 300-word essay on this subject. Given the format, there is no "right"......

The 1st Indian to get Dannebrog Knighthood

N Sankar, leading industrialist and honorary counsul general of Denmark for Southern India at Chennai, has been honoured with the order of'Dannebrog Knight first class' by the Queen of Denmark in......

Sir Gulam Noon and knighthood

One of Britain's best loved Indian entrepreneurs has revealed how he was addressed as Sir Gulam by Queen Elizabeth even before he was formally invested with a knighthood.Sir Gulam Noon, who is the......

Ben Kingsley: My mother refused to acknowledge my knighthood

Oscar-award winning actor Ben Kingsley says his knighthood made him feel accepted in a way his own mother, actress and model Anna Goodman, never did. The 69-year-old actor, who rose to......

Peter Jackson receives knighthood

Filmmaker Peter Jackson (Lord of the Rings) has officially become Sir Peter after being knighted in Wellington.He accepted his knighthood on behalf of "thousands of people".Jackson, along with 13......

Review: Drag every kid you care about to Hawaa Hawaai

Hawaa Hawaai is an earnest, important and evocative film, says Raja Sen. It is a rare and wondrous thing when students genuinely admire a teacher. I remember sniggering cruelly many years ago when......

Review: Johnny English Reborn isn't funny

Preeti Arora writes that Johnny English Reborn just isn't funny. Post YOUR reviews here!Johnny English has everything you'd find in a Bond film -- pricey cars, fancy gadgets, sharp suits and......

How Salman got Veer wrong

Wehad askedreaders to send us bloopers that they have spotted in Hindi films.ReaderMohammed Marouf shares with us a blooper that he spotted in the movieVeer.On his first day of college, Salman Khan......

No knighthood for Boycott over domestic assault conviction

Geoffrey Boycott was reportedly denied knighthood by officials over his conviction nearly 20 years ago for assaulting his former lover. A campaign to honour the cricket legend was backed by Home......

Murray realistic about chances of knighthood

Andy Murray is coming off a season in which he became the first British man in 76 years to win a Grand Slam singles title and won Olympic gold at the London Games but the Scot does not think he has......

Faldo receives knighthood from Queen

Six-times major winner Nick Faldo received his knighthood from Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday, describing the honour as beyond his boyhood dreams."I was so delighted my family were there to see that,"......

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......

'Sir' title is a joke, says Jadeja

Calling it a 'joke', 'Sir' Ravindra Jadeja says he has no problem with the prefix before his name as long as his Chennai Super Kings and India teammates are enjoying the all-rounder's......
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