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Queen Victoria had an affair with Indian courtier

Contrary to her sombre public image, in private Britain's Queen Victoria was a passionate, romantic and a feisty politician who even had an affair with an young and handsome Indian servant,......

'Time for India to reclaim its wealth'

India should seek the return of the Koh-I-Noor diamond from Britain, the jewel gifted to Queen Victoria by nine-year-old Duleep Singh, the last Sikh ruler of the Punjab, Madhya Pradesh Chief......

Gandhi, a great Briton

What do a witch, Romans, Queen Victoria, George Washington, Julius Caesar, punk rocker Sid Vicious, Sir Charles Isham, (who introduced the garden gnome to Britain) and Mahatma Gandhi have in......

Suspicious packages found at Indian consulate, other missions in Melbourne

Suspicious packages were found on Wednesday at several diplomatic missions in Melbourne, including the Indian Consulate, prompting Australian authorities to launch a major emergency response. A......

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's new home has an Indian connection

Frogmore Cottage on Queen Elizabeth II's estate in the town of Windsor, which was recently announced as the new home of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, has a curious Raj era connect with India. The......

Stamp with Victoria's head upside down for sale

A rare 159-year-old four-anna Indian stamp, with an image of Queen Victoria's head upside down due to a printing error, is expected to fetch 70,000 pounds at an auction in London.During the first......

How Infosys plans to rev up consulting biz

It's not just a change of name for Infosys Technologies, India's second largest information technology services firm, to Infosys Ltd. The company is in the process of becoming a global......

The world's top 20 brands; ICICI at no. 53

A software giant has emerged as the world's most valuable brand surpassing search engine major Google, while one company from India features in the list of the top 100 global brands compiled by......

The man behind Leela Hotels shares his story

For 89-year-old Capt C P Krishnan Nair, it has been a long diverse journey from his days in the Army to a textile business and hotels. Named after his wife, The Leela will now see Nair in the......

Victoria & Abdul review: Watch it for Judi Dench only

Dame Dench humanises the frumpy, myopic and overindulged Queen Victoria and the screen feels the warmth of the legendary actress's enthusiasm, says Sukanya Verma. It's not easy keeping pace with......

Victoria & Abdul trailer: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal and a rare friendship

Victoria & Abdul tells the true story of the unexpected friendship between Queen Victoria and her young Indian servant.Monali Sarkar reports. IMAGE: Dame Judi Dench as Queen Victoria and Ali Fazal......

Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se Review: Not again!

Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se has the wit of a goat, fumes Sukanya Verma. Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se makes for such a self-aware title. The Phir Se probably alludes to again, but 'not again' is......

354 films in 365 days

How many of the 354 films Aseem Chhabra watched in 2017 have you seen? IMAGE: Vin Diesel and Deepika Padukone in xXx: Return of Xander Cage. For some people, watching films is a social experience,......

Priyanka Chopra's secret 'passion project'

Besides the five Indian films that are playing at the Toronto International Film Festival this year -- a rather large collection at an international film festival, says Aseem Chhabra -- there are......

Knighthood for Cook, Thomas and Southgate honoured

IMAGE: Queen’s New Year’s honours list includes knighthood for cricketer Alastair Cook. Photograph: PaulChilds/Reuters Britain has recognised its sporting stars in the Queen’s......

Tennis round-up: Serena Williams withdraws from Rogers Cup

IMAGE: Serena Williams. Photograph: Pascal Rossignol/Reuters Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Rogers Cup in Montreal for "personal reasons", Tennis Canada said on Saturday, delaying the......

Sports shorts: Javelin thrower Chopra qualifies for Diamond League Final

IMAGE:  Neeraj Chopra in action. Photograph: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images for IAAF India's star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra has qualified for the prestigious Diamond League......

Wimbledon Pix: Azarenka dashes Watson's dreams, Nishikori beaten

PHOTOS from day four of the Wimbledon championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in London on Friday Mother knows best as Azarenka dashes Watson's dreams IMAGE:  Victoria......

You can call him Sir Andy Murray from now on...

Olympic athletes, Posh Spice and Andy Murray honoured in Queen's New Year List IMAGE: Great Britain's Andy Murray celebrates. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters. Olympic athlete Mo Farah, tennis......
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Suspicious packages found in Indian consulate, others, in Melbourne

Suspicious packages were found on Wednesday at several diplomatic missions in Melbourne, including the Indian consulate, prompting Australian... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2019/jan/09/suspicious-packages-found-in-indian-consulate-others-in-melbourne/eb159020f0270ba48a4a49fa7c530671
Knighthood for Cook, Thomas and Southgate honoured

IMAGE: Queen’s New Year’s honours list includes knighthood for cricketer Alastair Cook. Photograph: PaulChilds/Reuters Britain has... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/knighthood-for-cook-thomas-and-southgate-honoured/20181229.htm
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's New Home Has an Indian Connection Dating Back to Queen Victoria

The cottage was a royal gift to Abdul Karim by Queen Victoria, then Empress of India, in recognition of his service and as a sign of her affection... ...

https://www.news18.com/news/india/prince-harry-meghan-markles-new-home-has-an-emotional-indian-connect-that-goes-back-to-british-raj-1957641.html
Row over sale of land donated by Queen Victoria

By Linah Baliga , Mumbai Mirror | Updated: Nov 23, 2018, 06:00 IST Catholic group questions how a 5-acre plot was sold to developer in 2007 even... ...

https://mumbaimirror.indiatimes.com/mumbai/other/royal-row-over-sale-of-land-donated-by-queen-victoria/articleshow/66758963.cms
Was there an Armenian church at Dhubri?

GUWAHATI, Nov 15 - A stimulating discussion is going on for quite a long time among some archaeological enthusiasts over the existence of an... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=nov1618/at062

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