Britain

  • SGPC condemns Britain's role in Operation Bluestar 05-02-2014 12:46 PM

    Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee chief Avtar Singh Makkar on Wednesday condemned the recent revelations about Britain's advisory role in Operation Bluestar. "The Sikh community never expected this from a country that is popular for human rights," he said. ...
  • Government should come clean on UK's help during Operation Bluestar: Arun Jaitley 14-01-2014 06:50 PM

    A Sikh member of the House of Lords in London has claimed that recently released top secret documents suggest former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's government helped Indira Gandhi plan the storming of the Golden Temple in 1984. ...
  • Will think about giving visa to Modi: Cameron 05-11-2013 10:22 AM

    Britain seems to have softened its stand on BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's entry into the country with British Prime Minister David Cameron hinting that Modi will be welcomed like any other person visiting the country. ...
  • He looks like Harry when he was young: Prince William about baby son 19-08-2013 11:00 PM

    In his first interview after becoming a father, Prince William talks about the changes that the new born has brought in his and his wife's lives. "I was on such a high and so was Catherine about George that we were happy to show him off to the people," he...
  • The Last Word: Is UK MPs invite to Modi a signal of his acceptability? 14-08-2013 09:40 PM

    The UK is rolling out the red carpet for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi who has been invited by MP Barry Gardiner. ...
  • Yemen: US pulls out non-emergency personnel after terror threat 07-08-2013 02:20 PM

    United States has pulled out all non-emergency government personnel from Yemen amid fears of a terrorist attack. Britain, too has evacuated its embassy staff from the country. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha take on Britain's royal baby 28-07-2013 10:46 PM

    Cyrus Broacha also talks about the mid day meal death, Delhi rains and Salman Khan and much more. ...
  • Britain's new-born prince named George Alexander Louis 25-07-2013 10:28 AM

    The Britain's new-born prince will be called George Alexander Louis. The 2-day-old baby and third-in-line to the throne will be known as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. Interestingly it is a name that most bookmakers were betting on. ...
  • Kate Middleton admitted to hospital in early stages of labour 22-07-2013 01:55 PM

    The Buckingham Palace confirmed that Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton is in labour and admitted to hospital on Monday. ...
  • Khurshid plays down UK visa bond issue, says it's just a proposal 26-06-2013 07:41 PM

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has played down concerns over a new UK policy saying the requirement for a bond was still merely a proposal. ...
  • Soldier beheaded: UK police raids house in Lancashire 23-05-2013 11:02 PM

    London is in shock after a British soldier was beheaded by two armed men outside military barracks in Woolwich. ...
  • Kate Middleton, the queen of maternity style and other trendsetters 06-05-2013 06:55 PM

    The Duchess of Cambridge was recently voted the world's best dressed pregnant star by the Vanity Fair magazine. ...
  • The Last Word: Was Margaret Thatcher one of the most influential world leaders of the 20th century? 09-04-2013 10:13 PM

    Margaret Thatcher, the 'Iron Lady' who transformed Britain and inspired conservatives around the world by radically rolling back the state during her 11 years in power, died on Monday following a stroke. Was Thatcher one of the most influential world leaders of the last century? And what made her so...
  • Thatcher defied all odds to become a leader, says Cameron 09-04-2013 09:56 AM

    World leaders are paying their tribute to the Iron Lady, Margaret Thatcher, who passed away on Monday at the age of 87 and will have full military honours at her funeral. "There were people who said she couldn't make it, who stood in her way, who said that a woman...
  • UK PM David Cameron arrives in India, proposes a Mumbai-Bangalore corridor 18-02-2013 05:23 PM

    India may also raise up the tainted AgustaWestland chopper deal with the UK PM, as one of the middlemen involved in the deal is said to be from UK. ...
  • UK: King Richard III's skeleton to be re-interred in cathedral 05-02-2013 07:35 PM

    DNA tests confirmed that the skeleton found under a parking lot in Leicester was Britain's King Richard the Third. ...
  • US must stop probing me, says Julian Assange 26-10-2012 08:33 AM

    In an exclusive interview with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, he gives us an idea of how life has been at the Ecuadorian embassy in London. Assange has been there since June, 2012 to avoid extradition to Sweden. When asked what is it like living in an embassy, Assange said, "It...
  • Pension reform: UK's biggest strike in 30 years 01-12-2011 07:44 AM

    Two million public sector workers staged a walked out and marched through central London to protest over proposed pension reforms. ...
  • Gaddafi's death is a welcome news: David Cameron 21-10-2011 08:37 AM

    The UK Prime Minister welcomed the news of Muammar Gaddafi's death and said people should remember his victims. ...
  • 'News of the World' shuts in shame 08-07-2011 11:56 PM

    The closure of the 'News of the World' may feel like the end of an era for journalists. ...
  • The royal wedding a burden for UK's economy? 30-04-2011 08:09 AM

    Though, the Confederation of the British Industry believes that an extra public holiday usually costs the economy around 6 billion pounds in lost output, the British government has said it hopes the day will give the UK a boost during a fragile economic recovery. ...
  • Two cakes at the Royal Wedding 27-04-2011 09:06 PM

    The royal bakers are India-born Kishore Patel and his wife Fiona Cairns. CNN's Max Foster on all that's baking before the wedding. ...
  • Royalty redefined for William-Kate wedding 27-04-2011 10:23 AM

    William and Kate have stepped away from traditional royalty, and right into celebrity culture. ...
  • Royal wedding memorabilia made in Ludhiana 24-04-2011 08:16 AM

    Union Jack scarves made in top-quality, soft merino wool to be sold as royal memorabilia for the wedding have been made in Ludhiana. ...
  • Mysteries surrounding William-Kate royal wedding 22-04-2011 01:01 PM

    Some mysteries are still there surrounding the royal wedding, which even Sherlock Holmes would be hard pressed to crack. ...
  • Should Britain return the Kohinoor diamond? 29-07-2010 08:22 AM

    Many believe the starting point of a new relationship can take place if Britain returns to India, the Kohinoor diamond. ...
  • White winter: Snow derails rail services in Europe 21-12-2009 11:11 AM

    Thousands of passengers were left stranded on trains in the Channel Tunnel. ...
  • Britain spending Rs 20 lakh a day on Musharraf's security 13-09-2009 03:19 PM

    The question raised in UK is why taxpayers should pay for his security. ...
  • Britain refuses to legalise open funeral pyres 09-05-2009 02:55 AM

    UK has rejected a bid to legalised Hindu-style open funeral pyres. ...
  • UK kids charged with attempted murder, robbery 08-04-2009 05:26 PM

    UK prime minister Gordon Brown has called the incident very shocking. ...