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Novel project uses papyrus to protect Kenyan lake


September 21st, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A novel project comprising floating islands of recycled plastic bottles and papyrus plants will help protect the ecosystems of Naivasha, a renowned lake in Rift Valley, ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee begins four-day trip to Bengal


September 14th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday arrived here on his first visit to his home state, West Bengal, after assuming the nation's highest post.Mukherjee was received at ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee to visit Bengal next week


September 8th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will pay his first visit to his home state West Bengal after taking over the nation's top post Sep 14-16 during which ... Read more...

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Why the Queen refused to give Mike Jagger a knighthood?


July 11th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mike Jagger was awarded the knighthood in 2003 by the Prince of Wales, as the Queen refused to honor him.The queen refused to do the honors as ... 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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British Sikh jailed for sex attack was guest at queen’s programme


June 7th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A 52-year-old Sikh, who was jailed in 1986 for posing as a doctor and sexually assaulting women, was a guest among many VIPs on the Royal ... Read more...

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UP sweats as mercury soars past 40 degrees


May 14th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) A sudden and steep rise in day temperatures has sent people of Uttar Pradesh scurrying for cover. With the mercury soaring past 40 degree Celsius, the ... Read more...

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Prince Charles may work on TV show


March 5th, 2012 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Britain's Prince Charles is being lined up for a role on a children's TV show.Female.first.co.uk reported Charles is wanted by the stars and writers of "Mister ... Read more...

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Zoo seeks match for female zebras


March 1st, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 1 (IANS) The Prince of Wales zoo here has a new task cut out for itself - finding a matrimonial match for two of its female inmates - ... Read more...

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New British jets can’t land on aircraft carriers


January 16th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Fifty new fighter jets bought by Britain from US at a cost of five billion pounds (over $7 billion) cannot land on aircraft carriers because of ... Read more...

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Selja opens Britain-aided museum staff training programme


January 9th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Museums have played an important role in our society by bringing people closer to their roots, Union Culture Minister Kumari Selja said Monday, inaugurating a ... Read more...

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Prince Charles can veto government legislation


October 31st, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Prince Charles has the right to veto any British government legislation that affects his private interests, a media report said Monday.The Prince of Wales must give ... Read more...

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Spacey hosting acting workshop for children


September 12th, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) "Superman Returns" star Kevin Spacey is hosting acting workshops for children to encourage their interest in the arts.Spacey, who is an artistic director of the ... Read more...

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Prince Charles laments end of ‘Harry Potter’


July 11th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Britain's Prince Charles Monday lamented the end of the "Harry Potter" books and movies when he met a group of school children, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth welcomes President Obama, Michelle


May 24th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle were Tuesday welcomed to Buckingham Palace by Queen Elizabeth II on his first state visit to Britain, ... Read more...

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Vivek Oberoi off to Bali with wife (Movie Snippets)


May 13th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi is off for a summer vacation in Bali with his wife Priyanka, and he is looking forward to having a relaxed ... Read more...

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William wants Kate to be called ‘princess’


May 1st, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Prince William would prefer that his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, be called "Princess Catherine", officials said.A commoner by birth, Kate Middleton was given ... Read more...

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We are so lucky to have her: Charles says about Kate


April 30th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Prince Charles, the father of British royal groom Prince William, described his new daughter-in-law Kate as the daughter he had never had, saying: "We are ... Read more...

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Royal family lucky to have Kate as daughter-in-law, says Prince Charles


April 30th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): The Prince of Wales has spoken highly of his new daughter-in-law, Kate Middleton, saying the royal family is "lucky to have her".As he addressed 650 guests at ... Read more...

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ISS astronauts congratulate British royal couple


April 29th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Crewmembers at the International Space Station (ISS) Friday congratulated Prince William and Kate Middleton on their wedding.Members of the Russian-US-Italian crew wished the British ... Read more...

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Diana’s funeral hymn to be first sung at royal wedding


April 29th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 29 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton have decided to pay a moving tribute to the prince's late mother Princess Diana by including a hymn which was sung at ... Read more...

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Will-Kat to travel in over 100-year-old carriage


April 29th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Prince William and his bride Kate Middleton will head to Buckingham Palace after their marriage at Westminster Abbey in a horse-drawn carriage that is over ... Read more...

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Not offended for not being invited to wedding: Blair


April 29th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Former prime minister Tony Blair has said that he was not offended at not being invited to Friday's wedding of Prince William with Kate Middleton.He ... Read more...

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All set for Will-Kat wedding


April 29th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) She will walk down the aisle a commoner but walk out a princess. Kate Middleton and Britain's Prince William will Friday exchange wedding vows ... Read more...

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Will-Kat to spend royal wedding eve dusk away from each other


April 27th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): As per royal tradition, Prince William and Kate Middleton, will not be together on the eve of their Royal Wedding, it has emerged.Many modern couples enjoy a ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton to walk down tree lined aisle inside Westminster Abbey


April 27th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Kate Middleton will be walking down a tree-lined aisle inside of Westminster Abbey.The six English field maples and two hornbeams, which are up to 20ft tall, will be ... Read more...

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Australian support for republic slips to lowest in 17 years


April 25th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Apr 25 (ANI): Support for making Australia republic has slipped to it's lowest level in 17 years.The overall support for a republic is now ten points below a pre-referendum peak ... Read more...

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Blair, Brown not invited to Wills-Kat wedding


April 24th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
However, their Conservative predecessors, Sir John Major and Baroness Thatcher have been invited."It appears odd that surviving prime ministers other than Tony Blair and Gordon Brown have rightly been invited to ... Read more...

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Prince Charles becomes longest-serving heir apparent in Brit history


April 20th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Prince Charles has become the longest-serving heir apparent in British history serving next in line to the throne for more than 59 years.Clarence House said his great-great-grandfather, King ... Read more...

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Prince William named 5th most best-looking royal men


April 19th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Prince Carl Philip of Sweden has topped the list of best-looking royal men, while Prince Harry and Prince William have made it to fourth and fifth spots ... Read more...

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2 billion to tune in to watch the royal wedding


April 7th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): The royal wedding is expected to break all previous viewing records to become the most watched programme in television's history.British Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said that ... Read more...

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Prince William to arrive at wedding venue on horseback?


April 2nd, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 02 (ANI): Prince William, who is set to marry Kate Middleton at Westminster Abbey, is considering arriving at the venue on horseback accompanied by members of the Household Cavalry's ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton gets Jaguar fleet for wedding ceremony


March 20th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Kate Middleton has been given a 500,000-pound fleet of luxury cars so that she gets to the church on time for her wedding, after the ... Read more...

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Vivienne Westwood thinks Kate Middleton needs to ‘catch up with style’


February 22nd, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 22 (ANI): Queen of fashion Dame Vivienne Westwood has said that royal bride-to-be Kate Middleton does not have the style credentials to wear her clothes.Speculation on just who will design ... Read more...

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Prince Charles says climate change skeptics ‘playing a reckless game of roulette’


February 10th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10(ANI): The Prince of Wales has hit out at climate change skeptics saying that they are "playing a reckless game of roulette" with the future of their grandchildren.Prince Charles said ... Read more...

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