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Olympics: British PM announces more cash for athletes


August 13th, 2012 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that his government would find funding to maintain investment in elite Olympic athletes so that they can continue ... Read more...

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British minister slams Pakistani men’s mentality


May 19th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A British minister has hit out at the "small minority" of Pakistani men who view white girls as "fair game" for sexual abuse.Baroness Warsi, who is ... Read more...

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Baroness Trumpington becomes an Internet hit after Remembrance Day debate


November 15th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Baroness Trumpington has become an Internet sensation after her reaction to Lord King during the Remembrance Day debate in the UK House of Commons recently. The 89-year-old ... Read more...

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Baroness Sayeeda Warsi visits Jamia Millia


September 20th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, the first Asian woman to serve in the British cabinet and co-chair of the Conservative Party, visited her alma mater Jamia Millia ... Read more...

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‘Facebook, Twitter creating self-obsessed people’


July 31st, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Social networking websites Facebook and Twitter have created a generation obsessed with themselves, having short attention spans and a child-like desire for constant feedback on ... Read more...

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Trailer of Meryl Streep starrer Iron Lady released


July 8th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first trailer of the Margaret Thatcher-inspired movie “Iron Lady” has been released. The trailer was released online on Thursday. Thatcher was the first woman Prime ... Read more...

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Why Prince William’s wife will not be called as Princess Kate


May 1st, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 01 (ANI): Prince William's wife Kate will now be called as Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge and not Princess Kate.William was given a dukedom, the highest rank ... Read more...

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William and Kate to be Duke and Duchess of Cambridge post wedding


April 29th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29 (ANI): Buckingham Palace officials have announced that Kate Middleton will leave behind her commoner roots to become Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge after her marriage to ... Read more...

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Baroness Warsi used taxpayer-funded Pak trip to attend lavish family wedding


April 16th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Tory party co-chairman Baroness Warsi, the first Muslim woman to serve in the British Cabinet, had used a taxpayer-funded official visit to Pakistan to attend a family wedding ... Read more...

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‘Mappillai’ a sloppy remake (Tamil Moview Review)


April 10th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mappillai"; Cast: Dhanush, Manisha Koirala, Hansika Motwani, Vivek, Ashish Vidyarthi and others; Music: Mani Sharma; Director: Suraaj; Producer: Sun Pictures; Rating: **Finally, the 2011 "Mappillai" is here. The Dhanush-starrer is ... Read more...

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New EU anti-terrorist body will be ‘like KGB’


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): Senior European administrative officials are planning to set up a new European Union counter-terrorism agency, which critics warn, could turn into a Europe-wide secret police force that would be ... Read more...

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Dialogue better way to win “War on terror” against al-Qaeda: Former MI5 Chief Buller


March 21st, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Former MI5 Chief Baroness Eliza Manningham-Buller has said that Britain should hold 'talks' with the al-Qaeda, insisting that the "war on terror" cannot be won without dialogue."It's ... Read more...

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UK Government ‘don’t want Muslims in central London’: Karen Buck


March 17th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.17 (ANI): Karen Buck, Shadow Work and Pensions Minister of UK, has said that government "don't want Muslims living in central London" and also that ministers are "deeply hostile" to poor ... Read more...

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International community cannot ’stand by’ after witnessing Gaddafi’s ‘barbaric acts’: Cameron


March 12th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron has said the international community cannot "stand by" and witness the "barbaric acts" of the Gaddafi regime against rebels to suppress them. ... Read more...

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Computer games making Brit kids fall asleep in school


March 9th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): A teacher in Britain has warned that computer games are making kids fall asleep in primary school as they sit up till morning to play.Richard Gribble said pupils ... Read more...

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Cyber crimes cost UK 27 billion pounds a year: Report


February 18th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Cyber crimes cost Britain over 27 billion pounds a year, a report by information consultants Detica for the Cabinet Office has revealed.The report also said that attacks ... Read more...

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Carbon monoxide can kill in minutes


February 14th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) Beware -- carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning can kill in minutes without warning, as the gas happens to be colourless and odourless. The gas binds to red blood cells, ... Read more...

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UK faces serious ‘online juhadist attacks’ : Security Minister


February 2nd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): British security minister Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones has warned that the UK national infrastructure faces serious cyber threats from terrorists.The Telegraph quoted her as saying that the government ... Read more...

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Baroness Ashton’s plunging neckline covered up by Iranian media


January 26th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): EU foreign minister Baroness Ashton's plunging neckline was covered up by Iranian censors in newspapers that reported top-level talks over Iran's nuclear programme.While newspapers carried reports of the ... Read more...

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Iran offered peaceful nuke technology if it surrenders enriched uranium stockpile


January 22nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): Baroness Ashton, the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy of the European Union (EU), has reportedly offered Iran access to peaceful nuclear technology and an end ... Read more...

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Tory chief Baroness Warsi attacks ‘bigotry’ against Muslims


January 20th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): British Minister without Portfolio and Conservative Party chairman Baroness Warsi will on Thursday warn against trying to divide Muslims into 'moderates' and 'extremists', saying that it simply fosters ... Read more...

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UK peer tells lawmakers that significant terror plot foiled by 12 arrests


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 22 (ANI): Lord Carlile, the independent reviewer of counter-terrorism powers in Britain, has told the country's lawmakers that a significant terror plot in four cities was stopped with the arrest ... Read more...

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EU diplomats get stick for lavish, wasteful lifestyle


December 6th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.6 (ANI): European Union diplomats are being strongly criticized and condemned for their lavish and wasteful lifestyle.The TaxPayers' Alliance has said that the European Union foreign service is an "unbelievable example ... Read more...

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How Brown used Sarkozy to wreck Blair’s dream of becoming Euro Prez


November 28th, 2010 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 28 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown wrecked Tony Blair's dream of becoming President of Europe by provoking a heated row with Nicolas Sarkozy, reveals a book.The French ... Read more...

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‘Security-a key strategy for London 2012 Olympics venue protection’


November 26th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): In the midst of fears that the London 2012 Olympics venue could be targeted by terrorists, the British Security Minister Baroness Neville-Jones has assured that providing adequate security ... Read more...

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My book on aunt who loved Thelonius Monk: Hannah Rothschild (Interview)


November 18th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Acclaimed British writer-filmmaker Hannah Rothschild has a new assignment. She is putting the life story of her feisty grand aunt, Pannonica de Koenigswarter, in a ... Read more...

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Minister Commits Blunder By Carrying Liquids To Airport


November 8th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 8, 2010 (Pen Men At Work): Baroness Neville-Jones, the security minister of Britain suffered an embarrassing moment at the airport when she was asked to remove liquids that she was carrying ... Read more...

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‘Iran says ‘no final decision taken on ’stoning to death’ woman’s execution’


November 4th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Nov 3 (ANI): French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner has claimed that his Iranian counterpart has assured him that no final decision has been taken about the woman who could be stoned ... Read more...

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YouTube removing videos of US-born radical Yemen-based cleric al Awlaki


November 4th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): YouTube has reportedly started removing hundreds of videos of Anwar al Awlaki, the radical American-born cleric based in Yemen who has been linked to several terrorist plots against ... Read more...

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Labour benefited from electoral fraud ‘in Asian community’ in general elections: Baroness Warsi


October 1st, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1(ANI): Baroness Warsi, Britain's first female Muslim cabinet minister, has claimed that the Conservatives failed to win an overall majority at the general election because Labour stole three seats from ... Read more...

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British deputy PM visits flood-hit Pakistan


September 1st, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg Wednesday visited the flood-hit areas in Pakistan's Sindh province along with Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari.Around 1,600 people have ... Read more...

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Bizarre local requests made to Brit council call centres revealed


August 20th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 20 (ANI): British council call centres have for the first time revealed some of the bizarre local requests they get from people.Some of the calls included trying to register the ... Read more...

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British ministers escape protests in flood-hit Pakistan


August 19th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/London, Aug 19 (IANS) Two British cabinet ministers on a tour of flood-hit Pakistan were airlifted to safety after their convoy came under attack in an area ravaged by the ... Read more...

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350,000 foreigners enter Britain on ’student’ visas


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Nearly 350,000 foreigners entered Britain on suspect student visas last year despite new rules to curb the number of illegal immigrants, officials said Monday. Home Office figures reveal the ... Read more...

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Bhushan Kumar’s keen sixth sense in music


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Musical Mogul Bhushan Kumar manages to run his T-Series empire with élan thanks to his keen music sense which works like a charm every single time.This time ... Read more...

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