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  • former tata director honoured by queen elizabeth ii

    Former Tata director honoured by Queen Elizabeth II

    World | June 22, 2015 17:28 IST

    London:  Former UK-based Managing Director of Tata Limited, SA Hasan has been appointed by Queen Elizabeth II as an honorary Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his services to

  • magna carta inspired mahatma gandhi for liberty of land

    Magna Carta inspired Mahatma Gandhi for liberty of land: David Cameron

    World | June 16, 2015 10:14 IST

    London: The Magna Carta, hailed as the cornerstone of parliamentary democracy, inspired legends like Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela for liberty to their lands and people, Prime Minister David Cameron said today as Britain marked

  • prince george on balcony as queen marks ceremonial birthday

    Prince George on balcony as queen marks ceremonial birthday

    World | June 14, 2015 11:34 IST

    London: Queen Elizabeth II marked her ceremonial birthday Saturday with the traditional "Trooping the Color" parade in the heart of London — and 23-month-old Prince George made his debut on the Buckingham Palace balcony.The queen

  • 3 indians win queen s young leaders award

    3 Indians win Queen's Young Leaders Award

    World | June 12, 2015 23:47 IST

    London: Three Indians, including two women, have won an inaugural award set up by Queen Elizabeth II to recognise exceptional youths who are transforming the lives of others and making a difference in their communities

  • william and kate will have a daughter named alice predict

    William and Kate will have a daughter named Alice, predict bookmakers

    World | March 31, 2015 17:32 IST

    London: If bookmakers are to be believed, Prince William and Kate Middleton will be blessed with a girl and their second baby would be named Alice.Punters have staked a significant amount on the Duke and

  • british queen faces staff strike over appalling low pay

    British queen faces staff strike over 'appalling' low pay

    World | March 31, 2015 12:22 IST

    London: Britain's Queen Elizabeth is facing the first ever strike threat by her staff when workers at Windsor Castle vote over "appalling" low pay and allowances.Castle staff start on as little as 14,400 pounds (about

  • as king prince charles intends to address serious issues

    As king, Prince Charles intends to address serious issues

    World | November 20, 2014 8:54 IST

    London: Prince Charles of Wales and the apparent heir to Queen Elizabeth has decided to make a "heartfelt interventions" in national life when he becomes king.According to a report published in the Guardian, Prince Charles,

  • queen elizabeth to visit game of thrones set

    Queen Elizabeth to visit 'Game of Thrones' set

    Hollywood | June 20, 2014 21:44 IST

    London: Queen Elizabeth along with husband Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is all set to sail to Belfast where season 5 of the “Game of Thrones” will be filmed. The visit will be part of

  • britain s queen elizabeth living in extreme polluted

    Britain's Queen Elizabeth living in extreme polluted conditions

    World | February 24, 2014 9:20 IST

    London:  87-year-old Queen Elizabeth II is living in a palace surrounded by the most polluted air in all of Britain, a media report said on Sunday. The air outside Buckingham Palace in the heart of

  • charles ready for pension still in line for job

    Charles ready for pension, still in line for job

    World | November 13, 2013 21:30 IST

    London: Prince Charles plans to claim the government pension he qualifies for when he turns 65 on Thursday, but he still hasn't started the job he was born to do.The eldest son of Queen Elizabeth

  • helen mirren wants elizabeth i artefact

    Helen Mirren wants Elizabeth I artefact

    Hollywood | August 04, 2013 10:44 IST

    Los Angeles, Aug 4: Award-winning actress Helen Mirren says she would love to own a handwritten note belonging to Queen Elizabeth I, whom she has portrayed on screen.The 68-year-old, who played both Elizabeth I and

  • britain to ban porn from public wi fi

    Britain to ban porn from public Wi-Fi

    Lifestyle | May 05, 2013 10:24 IST

    London: Pornography is all set to be banned from Britain's public Wi-Fi networks by the year-end, Prime Minister David Cameron's children's czar has announced.The move, according to Claire Perry, was vital to prevent children from

  • buckingham palace prince philip taken to hospital

    Buckingham Palace: Prince Philip taken to hospital

    World | August 15, 2012 23:14 IST

    London, Aug 15: Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, was admitted to hospital Wednesday with a recurrence of the bladder infection he suffered earlier this summer, Buckingham Palace said.Palace officials said he would likely stay

  • prince charles applauds federer s win at wimbledon

    Prince Charles applauds Federer's win at Wimbledon

    Tennis | June 27, 2012 21:23 IST

    England, Jun27: Roger Federer gave Prince Charles a bow, then gave Fabio Fognini a royal thumping.With the Prince of Wales visiting Wimbledon for the first time since 1970, Federer was at his best Wednesday and

  • queen begins n.ireland trip to meet ex ira chief

    Queen begins N.Ireland trip, to meet ex-IRA chief

    World | June 26, 2012 16:20 IST

    Northern Ireland, Jun 26: Queen Elizabeth II has begun a two-day trip to Northern Ireland celebrating the British territory's hard-won peace in a town that suffered one of the IRA's worst massacres.The monarch's planned meeting

  • obama celebrates queen elizabeth s diamond jubilee

    Obama celebrates Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee

    World | June 05, 2012 22:24 IST

    Washington, Jun 5: President Barack Obama is celebrating Britain's Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee, honoring her 60 years on the throne.In a videotaped message, Obama says the queen is a “living witness” to the power of

  • 60 years of milestones in british queen s life

    60 Years of Milestones in British Queen's life

    World | June 05, 2012 20:31 IST

    London: Her 60-year reign began amid gloomy post-World War II austerity, but Queen Elizabeth II has seen social and technological changes transform the world from her seat on Britain's throne. From a man setting foot

  • soggy end to queen s thames tamasha

    Soggy end to Queen's Thames 'tamasha'

    World | June 04, 2012 13:14 IST

    London, Jun 4: Queen Elizabeth II today provided a temporary lift to Britain's economic gloom by leading a unique spectacle of a 1000-strong flotilla to celebrate 60 years of her reign but heavy rains played

  • in tt sharath faces fresh obstacles to qualify for london

    In TT, Sharath faces fresh obstacles to qualify for London Olympics

    Other Sports | April 22, 2012 22:57 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 22: Achanta Sharath Kamal failed to sealed the fifth qualifying spot at the ongoing Asian Olympic Qualification Table Tennis Tournament at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Hong Kong, when he lost to

  • in tt sharath faces fresh obstacles to qualify for london

    In TT, Sharath faces fresh obstacles to qualify for London Olympics

    India | April 22, 2012 22:55 IST

    New Delhi, Apr 22: Achanta Sharath Kamal failed to sealed the fifth qualifying spot at the ongoing Asian Olympic Qualification Table Tennis Tournament at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium in Hong Kong, when he lost to