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President rues no Indian varsity in world’s top 200 (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kharagpur (West Bengal), Sep 15 (IANS) Expressing concern that no Indian university featured among the top 200 global institutions, President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday urged the country's premier educational institutes to ... Read more...

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President to visit Bengal from Friday


September 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will begin a four-day visit to West Bengal from Friday, said an official statement here.This will be Mukherjee's first visit to ... Read more...

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Canada honours Indian-origin journalist (with image)


September 11th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Sep 11 (IANS) Indian-origin journalist Sultan Jessa has been presented with the Queen Elizabeth diamond jubilee medal by Canada's Governor-General David Johnston at a special ceremony here in recognition ... Read more...

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Barlow’s Diamond Jubilee hangover


September 10th, 2012 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow says he is still celebrating Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee which was held June 3.The 41-year-old, who played an important role in doing ... Read more...

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French Company unveils ‘Gold PC’


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Sept 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A French Company is appealing to an IT savvy royalty with a historically inspired gold computer. The gold plate was George Chirita from Paris as the ultimate ... Read more...

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Prince Philip taken to hospital


August 16th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) The Duke of Edinburgh has been taken to hospital as a "precautionary measure", media reports said Wednesday.The 91-year-old Prince Philip was driven by ambulance to Aberdeen ... Read more...

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British economy prospects grim, says think-tank


August 4th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The prospects for the British economy over the next six months are grim, and have worsened quickly this year, according to a report by a London ... Read more...

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Beckhams plan fifth baby during Olympics


July 28th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Soccer ace David Beckham and his wife Victoria are planning their fifth and final baby during the 2012 London Olympics."Both Victoria and David are very ... Read more...

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Chinese pianist Lang carries Olympic torch in London


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Celebrated Chinese pianist Lang Lang carried the torch in London less than a week before the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad.Temperature rose Sunday when the ... Read more...

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Gaga gets custom-made tiara


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Lady Gaga has no doubt that she is the pop queen! The singer has reportedly got an expensive, custom-made tiara for herself from high-end luxury brand ... Read more...

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Middleton likes my songs: Cole


July 11th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole says Duchess of Cambridge likes her songs."Kate is really down to earth. We talked about fashion and she said she loved my music. ... Read more...

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Happy that independent music has resurfaced: Raghu Dixit


June 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Raghu Dixit, lead vocalist of popular band The Raghu Dixit Project, is delighted to see re-emergence of independent music."The Indian music scene has undergone a ... Read more...

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‘Coalition politics eroding PM’s, chief ministers’ authority’


June 19th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) Compulsions of coalition politics are eroding the authority of prime minister and chief ministers across the country and undermining parliamentary democracy," a former chief justice ... Read more...

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Barlow awarded OBE


June 17th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth for his services to the entertainment industry and charity.His work ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole flirted with Prince Harry?


June 17th, 2012 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole reportedly flirted with British royal Prince Harry at an afterparty of Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations earlier this month.The singer is also said ... Read more...

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Prince Charles now favoured as next king of England


June 11th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Prince Charles seems to have won a lot of hearts in becoming people's choice to succeed Queen Elizabeth II, who is now 86.Charles' popularity has ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth to honour Gary Barlow


June 10th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Gary Barlow will receive an Order from the British Empire(OBE) honour from Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his musical efforts for the monarch's Diamond Jubilee ... Read more...

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‘X-Factor’ judges take dig at Barlow


June 7th, 2012 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow became the target of digs by US reality show "X-Factor" judges.Barlow is speculated to receive a knighthood soon as he organised Queen Elizabeth ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth II visits Prince Philip in hospital


June 7th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Queen Elizabeth II visited her husband Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, at a hospital in London on late Wednesday afternoon, two days after he was hospitalized ... Read more...

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Hot air balloon lands in Bath city centre


June 6th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bath, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A hot air balloon dramatically crash-landed near a Bath city centre road after completing a flight as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.The pilot claimed ... Read more...

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Pope greets Queen Elizabeth


June 6th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, June 6 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI has sent a message to Queen Elizabeth II, congratulating the British monarch on the Diamond Jubilee of her coronation, the Vatican ... Read more...

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Mel B regrets missing Queen’s celebrations


June 6th, 2012 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Singer Mel B regrets missing out a performance at the British Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations with her band Spice Girls.The celebrations, held Monday, marked 60 ... Read more...

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Prince Philip hospitalised, misses jubilee concert


June 5th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and Queen Elizabeth's husband, has been hospitalised for a urinary tract infection.The duke -- who turns 91 next week -- ... Read more...

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Queen’s husband Prince Philip hospitalized due to infection


June 5th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip was taken to a hospital in London on Monday afternoon after developing a bladder infection, forcing him to miss the rest ... Read more...

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10 held during Queen Elizabeth’s jubilee programme


June 4th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) At least 10 people have been arrested during Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee celebrations in London, police said Monday.Metropolitan Police commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe said that despite 1.5 ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton wears red Alexander McQueen dress for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations


June 4th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, wore a fantastic scarlet Alexander McQueen dress to attend the Queen’s Jubilee Celebrations, which took place in London. To complement the dress, ... Read more...

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Prince Charles’ humour fantastic: Barlow


June 4th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) English singer Gary Barlow feels that Prince Charles is a great company to be with.The Take That singer met Charles to discuss the plans for the ... Read more...

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Brook plans tea party to celebrate diamond jubilee


June 4th, 2012 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Kelly Brook will throw a party to celebrate Britain's Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee, which is taking place this weekend.The 32-year-old plans to host a sophisticated soiree ... Read more...

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Thousands cheer Queen’s Diamond Jubilee river pageant


June 4th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) The Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee River Pageant concluded Sunday as a world record-beating 1,000-strong flotilla passed under the Tower Bridge here with hundreds ... Read more...

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At 86, Queen works more than British MPs


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) In what should be a wake-up call for British parliamentarians, 86-year-old Queen Elizabeth II has worked far more days this year than any member of parliament, ... Read more...

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Cole, Barlow to perform together at Buckingham Palace?


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 3 (IANS) Cheryl Cole and Gary Barlow are expected to team up for first time for the Diamond Jubilee concert at Buckingham Palace Monday."No-one is supposed ... Read more...

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Promiscuity, divorce, separation gripping Britons


June 2nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) A senior Church of England bishop has warned that promiscuity, separation and divorce have assumed "epidemic" proportions in Britain.Rt. Rev Richard Chartres said it as he ... Read more...

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Gilani calls off visit for Queen’s diamond jubilee


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Prime Minster Yousuf Raza Gilani has cancelled his plan to visit Britain and attend the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations, following his busy engagements, Online news ... Read more...

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Homeless Brangelina!


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been forced to move out of their apartment because of blocked drains in the homes next door.The ... Read more...

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Prince Charles’ tribute to his ‘mama’ on her diamond jubilee celebrations


June 1st, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Charles has paid tribute to his mother, Queen Elizabeth, declaring that she has provided stability to the country. The UK is currently preparing for the Diamond ... Read more...

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