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Clive's treasure fetches £ 4.7 m

Mughal treasures taken to Britain by Robert Clive fetched 4.7 million yesterday at an auction at Christie's in London, reports The Telegraph, London. The collection, sold by Clive's descendants,......

Christie's to auction Raj artefacts

A jade flask that once belonged to Robert Clive is expected to fetch 1 million when it is auctioned at Christie's in London in April.It was victory at the 1757 Battle of Plassey that established......

Why British politicians should take tips from us

Ever since The Telegraph broke the story a couple of weeks back, the British media has been full of reports about Members of Parliament padding up their expenses recoverable from the exchequer.......

India's foreign policy running aground

The world knows Henry Kissinger as a grey eminence of international diplomacy. He tirelessly lobbies for American interests abroad. Last week in Delhi he augmented his fame. Kissinger waded into......

The battle that gave India away

It is ironical -- and tragic -- that an innocent flower would be compelled, by history, to take on connotations of war and loss. Polash, a bright red flowering tree -- also known as Flame of the......

Economics Nobel winners through history

The Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for 2005 will be declared on Monday, October 10. Here we present a list of all the recipients of the Economics Nobel that was first given in 1969. 2005......

Drug firms setting up crack R&D teams

Pharmaceutical companies are furiously trying to set up 'research advisory boards' and are scouring the globe for former research heads of pharmaceutical MNCs, faculty heads of research institutes......

Kydland, Prescott win Economics Nobel

The 2004 Nobel Prize for Economics was jointly won by Finn E Kydland (right) of Norway and Edward C Prescott (left) of the United States on Monday.The duo won the coveted prize 'for their......

Julia Roberts to shoot film in India?

Julia Roberts could be back in India in a few months but it won't be for a vacation. The 41-year-old actresswill be shooting for a film produced by Brad Pitt's company. Based on the international......

Desi spotting in The Accidental Husband

So who is looking forward to the September 5 release of the Uma Thurman and Colin Firth-starrer The Accidental Husband?A recent e-mail alerted us that one Rajat Kumar of New Jersey works on the......

Weekend Watch: Closer

Before talking about this extremely thought-provoking Mike Nichols film, it is important to warn you that this is not a date movie. In fact, it is the absolute antithesis of date movies -- a......

Weekend Watch: Sin City

When it comes to consoling 19-year-old girls, I'm about as expert as a palsy patient performing brain surgery with a pipe wrench.' The words come from John Hartigan, a benevolent cop trying to......

Sinful times at US box-office!

Audiences across North Americacould not resist feasting on the ultra-violent and atmospheric Sin City, making it the hottest film of the week. However, the film that grossed about $28 million in......

Clarke follows Punter's footsteps... records 2,000 Test runs vs India

Rain played spoilsport on Day 2 of the first Test between Australia and India at the Adelaide Oval. It caused three interruptions, but in the 30 overs that were bowled, Australia captain Michael......

India may field World Cup team in tri-series

The tri-series in Australia, India's final ODI engagement before the World Cup, gets underway on January 16, says Chandresh Narayanan, casting a fascinating look at the survivors from earlier World......

Don't Miss! BEST Sports Photos of the Week!

The sports world witnessed a gamut of emotions last week. While the untimely death of young Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes was mourned by fans and sportsmen from varied fields, there was cheer......

Murray rides thrilling 23-point streak to victory

Andy Murray won 23 consecutive points in an inspired passage of play to emerge from a hole and roar to a 6-2, 6-2, 7-5 victory over qualifier Vincent Millot on Thursday and reach the third round of......

IPL-style football tournament deferred to September 2014

The organisers of the much-anticipated Indian Premier League-style football league on Sunday decided to defer the proposed tournament to September-November next year instead of early 2014."All......

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Q. Who entered Bengal in the name of a business & established British colony & handed over the administration to British hand?
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Q. who was defeated by english in the battle of plasey
PAWAN KUMAR:  A. Robert Clive working under East India Company more

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Q. The treaty of Srirangapatna was signed between Tipu Sultan anda) Robert Cliveb) Warren Hastingsc) Cornwallis
Pravin:  A. British rule in India is conventionally described as having begun in at the Battle of Plassey, a small village and mango grove between Calcutta...... more

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Q. Who was the founder of the Asiatic Society of Bengal?David HareWilliam BentinckSir William JonesRobert Clive
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The Extraordinary Lives of The Rich

Who has been/is the richest person in history? Given that currencies are hard to translate across eras, and purchasing power differs hugely, one... ...

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Could your leadership style be influencing bad behaviour?

Rupert Murdoch says he was "shocked, appalled and ashamed" to discover his employees were hacking phones. But did his leadership contribute to the... ...

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Birdman, Boyhood, The Imitation Game lead nominations

Dark comedy Birdman won the most nominations for the Golden Globes on Thursday, securing another boost for its awards season hopes leading up to... ...

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Hollywood celebs' secret names spill out in Sony hack

The latest Sony hacking leak revealed aliases and fake names which were used by celebrities to protect their privacy during film shoots. The... ...

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Clarke follows Punter's footsteps... records 2,000 Test runs vs India

Rain played spoilsport on Day 2 of the first Test between Australia and India at the Adelaide Oval. It caused three interruptions, but in the 30... ...

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