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New British high commissioner to India appointed

Senior British diplomat James Bevan has been appointed as that country's High Commissioner to India and will succeed Sir Richard Stagg. Bevan, who will take up his appointment in November 2011, has......

Do you know these 10 famous Scots?

Scotland will vote on whether it will be an independent country or will remain a part of the United Kingdom on September 18. Independence will end a 305-year-old union with England and break up......

A diplomat who served India well. RIP APV!

'A P Venkateswaran left an indelible impression on Indian diplomacy and made an incredible number of friends, who kept remembering him more than other Indian diplomats who served at those posts.'......

Docs failed to treat Savita Halappanavar: Leaked report

Indian dentist Savita Halappanavar died as a result of a litany of failures by hospital staff, a leaked draft of a probe report said, proving her family's claim that her death was avoidable. The......

Death for Delhi rape suspects: What judges will consider

The death penalties awarded in the Dhananjoy Chatterjee and Bachan Singh cases will be referred to by the prosecution in the Delhi gangrape before they give their verdict. Vicky Nanjappa......

FDI in retail will help even kirana stores: UK envoy

Foreign direct investment in retail has been welcomed at TiEcon in New Delhi, writes Faisal Kidwai. "Indian government's decision to allow foreign direct investment in retail is a welcome step, and......

Fresh demands to probe, control Murdoch empire

The third week into the phone hacking scandal that has engulfed Britain kicked off with fresh demands for the Serious Fraud Office to investigate Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation.Labour backbench......

News International's former editor Brooks arrested

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks was arrested from her London house this afternoon on charges of phone hacking and corruption. News International is News Corp's British......

James Bond's car fetches $4.6 million!

The staggeringly high figure for this vintage Aston Martin is 10 times the price of a normal DB5. But this is no ordinary car and hence it cannot be acquired at an ordinary sum. Click on NEXT......

Is the rupee really uncompetitive?

The surge in portfolio inflows over the last three weeks and the consequent appreciation of the rupee have resurrected apprehensions of a loss of export competitiveness. The real effective......

Oscar nominations 2014: It's disappointing omissions galore this year

Oscar nominations 2014: According to Raja Sen, this year's chosen ones are (mostly) loud and showy examples of the best in the craft.Its Oscar season, folks, and the nominations are upon us. This......

Review: Iron Man 3 soars higher than ever

Iron Man 3 boasts of the headiest of action setpieces, writes Raja Sen.It’s easy to forget just how much that suit weighs.And that’s because it looks so, so good. Aerodynamically......

Review: Skyfall is the best Bond film in decades

Skyfall is fabulously refreshing, writes Raja Sen.Pop goes the weasel. Literally. The new James Bond villain-- played by an alarmingly bleached Javier Bardem-- is a man given to both dramatic......

The SEXIEST James Bond of them all

James Bond returns to the big screen with Skyfall, the film that also marks 50 years of Bond films. Here, then, is a quick -- and, befitting James, a highly opinionated -- list, ranking......

Review: Sherlock Holmes 2 is a worthy sequel

Raja Sen reviews says Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is ideal holiday entertainment. If Sir Arthur Conan Doyle were alive today, he'd sue.In the late great Leslie Nielsen's occasionally funny......

Smile on her lips, Pinki sets off for Wimbledon

The British High Commissioner Sir James Bevan feels her cute smile will light up the hallowed Centre Court at SW 19 as well as bring luck to the nation's big hope Andy Murray, but 11-year-old Pinki......

'James Anderson can surpass Ian Botham's record'

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has predicted pacer James Anderson will surpass Sir Ian Botham's record to become the country's leading Test wicket-taker. "Botham's record of 383 is in the......

1st ODI: England lose to West Indies despite Lumb century

Opener Michael Lumb top-scored with a fluent 106 on debut but was unable to prevent England from slipping to a 15-run defeat by the West Indies in the first one-day international in North Sound,......

India hold on for a draw at Basin Reserve; New Zealand win series

India ended an utterly forgettable tour of New Zealand by forcing a draw in the second and final Test at the Basin Reserve, in Wellington, on Tuesday. Captain Brendon McCullum became the first......

Vote: Your ICC Cricketer of the Year

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the lone Indian short-listed for top honours at the LG ICC Awards 2013. India’s captain is among six players nominated for the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy, for the 'ICC......

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Prakash Chandra
Q. Funny Smile : Sherlock Holmes, Byomkesh Bakshi, Feluda, Karam Chand are detectives who solve the case mere by brain. Why our lafanga jasoos Jamed Bond and Agent Vinod has to dance fight and romance before reaching the culprit ?
Prakash Chandra:  A.  more

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Gabbar Singh
Q. who is the actor in "skyfall" ?
Gabbar Singh:  A. James Bond is NOT a detective. He is an agent working for his country and preventing its security from the International espionage network of...... more

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Trivial Pursuit
Q. Which famous Briton did Linda Eastman marry?
Trivial Pursuit:  A. ohh the movie is just released sir.. james bon 007 sky fall..no idea..as i rarely watch hollywood movies. more

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cobrazebra
Q. 1st governer of bihar
Cobrazebra:  A. Sir Paul McCartney aka James Paul McCartney: more

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The Good and Bad to Getting 'Inked'

Writing from the poolside while on holiday, I look around at the eight other bodies cooking in the ultraviolet and notice mine is the only one free... ...

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Fans Say 'Yes' in MBNA Northwest Football Awards

'Fergie Time' is no more but entries for the MBNA Northwest Football Awards have gone into extra time due to popular demand. The nominations should... ...

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Matters of its people

The kingdom of Manipur began to exist centuries before Christ, unlike the Kingdom of Great Britain, which came into being only from 449 A.D. when... ...

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Sacked by Rajiv, A P Venkateshwaran Remained a Legend. Remembering a No-nonsense Tradition of Wit

Retired Foreign Secretary A P Venkateshwaran's passing a few days ago attracted widespread attention. The main reason was that it recalled Rajiv... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/t_j_s_george/Sacked-by-Rajiv-A-P-Venkateshwaran-Remained-a-Legend.-Remembering-a-No-nonsense-Tradition-of-Wit/2014/09/14/article2429599.ece
Manchester United and the quandary of romance vs practicality

"Manchester United is not merely a football club, it's a beautiful memory", wrote Eamon Dunphy in his biography of Sir Matt Busby, the legendary... ...

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