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  • Miranda Kerr bares all for a British magazine's photoshoot 13-04-2014 05:58 PM

    Los Angeles: Australian model Miranda Kerr stripped down for a raunchy photo shoot with British GQ magazine. The 30-yer-old showed off her well-toned figure while dripping wet in a see-through white body suit, reports radaronline.com. Well-known photographer Mario Testino clicked the sultry model in these provocative shots. Kerr's steamy shoot...
  • British envoy visits Nagpur to experience Indian elections 10-04-2014 11:06 AM

    British High Commissioner Sir James David Bevan on Thursday visited Nagpur to witness the polling process in Naxal-hit Vidarbha region during the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Maharashtra. "I am here to observe the wonderful experience of polling in the world's largest democracy and enjoying it," the senior...
  • Subramanian Swamy flays 'The Economist' for editorial against Narendra Modi 06-04-2014 06:08 PM

    Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday took strong exception to an editorial by London-based 'The Economist' magazine against Narendra Modi, terming it an attempt to "interfere into India's internal affairs". The External Affairs Ministry should immediately take up the matter with British High Commission and seek an explanation since...
  • British drivers rue lack of speed in truck racing championship 22-03-2014 10:17 PM

    Top British drivers taking part in Indias first ever truck racing championship here are finding it tough to be enthusiastic about the big machines which they say are much "slower" than what they are used to back home. The modified Tata Prima trucks have a top speed of 110 kmph,...
  • Sari-clad, 67-year-old British grandma claims semen facials are her secret to glowing skin, a trick she picked up in India 20-03-2014 02:09 PM

    A 67-year-old British grandmother has claimed that regular facials using human sperm has kept her skin glowing and youthful. Stella Ralfini said she picked up the anti-ageing trick during her stay in India while she was studying 'tantra'. A Daily Mail story quotes her as saying "It's worth thousands and...
  • Golfer Rahil Gangjee top Indian at British Open qualifying 06-03-2014 05:12 PM

    Chonburi: It was a tough day for Indian hopefuls at the Open Qualifying Series-Thailand as Rahil Gangjee emerged as the best with one-under 71, on Thursday. Gangjee, who was placed tied 15th, is three behind the leader Hiroshi Iwata (68) of Japan at the end of the first round of...
  • Digging ends in Punjab, bodies of 282 Indian soldiers excavated 03-03-2014 07:26 PM

    Nearly 157 years after they were killed and pushed into a well to die, the remains of 282 Indian soldiers from the 1857 revolt against the British were taken out in Punjab's Ajnala town. "The excavation work ended on Sunday evening. We have taken out the remains of 282 martyrs...
  • BAFTAs 2014: The complete list of winners 17-02-2014 07:29 AM

    London: Winners of the 2014 British Academy Film Awards, presented on Sunday are: Film - "12 Years a Slave" British Film - "Gravity" Director - Alfonso Cuaron, "Gravity" Actor - Chiwetel Ejiofor, "12 Years a Slave" Actress - Cate Blanchett, "Blue Jasmine" Supporting Actor - Barkhad Abdi, "Captain Phillips" Supporting...
  • BAFTAs 2014: '12 Years A Slave' wins Best Film 17-02-2014 07:16 AM

    London: The force of "Gravity" was strong at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday - but it was unflinching drama "12 Years a Slave" that took the top prize. Steve McQueen's visceral, violent story of a free black man kidnapped into servitude in the 19th-century U.S. South was named...
  • UK floods pose threat to animal welfare, farm investment 14-02-2014 08:38 AM

    London: The immediate threat to British agriculture from floods and storms has put animal welfare in the spotlight, but in the long-term increasingly erratic weather is likely deter investment despite continuing global growth in demand for food. Floods have destroyed cattle bedding and feed in flood-hit regions such as southwest...
  • British Airways to pay Rs 5 lakh for not helping stranded fliers 02-02-2014 03:15 PM

    New Delhi: British Airways has been directed by a consumer forum to pay Rs 2.5 lakh each to two doctors for leaving them to "fend for themselves" after their flight from London to Delhi was cancelled due to a snowstorm. The Delhi State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission said the airline...
  • Indian-origin UK soldier gets 1st 'field promotion' in 60 years 28-01-2014 08:53 PM

    An Indian-origin soldier, helping in the fight against the al-Qaeda, has become the first in the British Army to get an on-the-spot "field promotion" in more than 60 years. Rifleman Gigar Das, from 1st Battalion The Rifles (1 Rifles), was presented with his Lance Corporal's stripe in front of his...
  • London: Prince Harry quits as helicopter pilot, take up army desk job 17-01-2014 05:59 PM

    Prince Harry will quit his role as an ace Apache helicopter pilot to take up a desk job in the British Army, it was announced on Friday. "The Prince will take the position of SO3 (Defence Engagement). His responsibilities will include helping to co-ordinate significant projects and commemorative events involving...
  • EU falling behind India, China, says British Finance Minister George Osborne 15-01-2014 04:56 PM

    British Finance Minister George Osborne on Wednesday warned the European Union that it was falling behind India and China and must reform to halt the bloc's decline. "We can't go on like this...(there is a) simple choice for Europe: reform or decline," Osborne stressed while addressing a conference organised by...
  • Sikhs fume after new documents surface in UK on Operation Bluestar 15-01-2014 09:46 AM

    Chandigarh: The claims by a Sikh member of the House of Lords in London that former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher helped in Operation Bluestar has created furore in Punjab and also within the Sikh community in the United Kingdom. British MP Indarjit Singh had demanded an explanation after recently...
  • UK to probe Thatcher's association with Operation Bluestar 14-01-2014 02:55 PM

    British Prime Minister David Cameroon has directed his Cabinet to investigate the claims that Margaret Thatcher's government may have helped Indira Gandhi plan the storming of the Golden Temple 1984. A Sikh member of the House of Lords in London has claimed that recently released top secret documents suggest that...
  • Nitish earns British High Commissioner's praise for cycle scheme 08-01-2014 08:29 AM

    The cycle scheme to boost educationamong girls in Bihar on Tuesday drew praise from British HighCommissioner to India, James Bevan.Bevan during an hour long meeting with Chief MinisterNitish Kumar in Patna on Tuesday evening said initiative to linkeducation with growth in Bihar was a matter of discussion. Generating self confidence...
  • Margaret Thatcher visited hairdresser 120 times in 1984, reveals diary 03-01-2014 05:25 PM

    She might be known as the iron lady but former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher was particular about her looks as her appointments diary for 1984 shows she visited a hairdresser 120 times. Thatcher, who was premier from 1979 to 1990 and died in April 2013 at the age of...
  • Golf Yearender: Scott, Tiger Woods and company serve up tasty 2013 18-12-2013 09:35 AM

    Like an enticing chocolate box offering an exquisite array of pralines, truffles, fudge and liqueurs, global golf gave its fans just about everything they might have wanted during a riveting and unpredictable 2013. The quality and variety of golfing 'confectionary' was exceptional and, with Tiger Woods's remarkable dominance in the...
  • British police rule out military involvement in Princess Diana death 17-12-2013 04:52 PM

    British police on Tuesday ruled out reopening an investigation into the death of Princess Diana in a Paris car crash in 1997 after examining an accusation the elite SAS commando regiment was involved in her death. London's Metropolitan Police said in August they were assessing new information about the deaths...
  • Bigg Boss 7: Armaan needs to be accounted for what he has done, says Sofia 14-12-2013 05:31 PM

    Mumbai: British singer-actress Sofia Hayat, who has filed an FIR against 'Bigg Boss Saath-7' contestant Armaan Kohli for hitting her on the show, now plans to also sue Colors channel which airs the reality show. At a press conference here, Sofia was asked if she thinks that the channel is...
  • Lt Gen KS Brar's attackers sentenced by British court 10-12-2013 06:56 PM

    Three Sikh men and a woman convicted of carrying out a revenge attack on Lt Gen (retd) KS Brar, the hero of the 1984 Operation Blue Star, were sentenced from 10-and half years to 14 years in prison by a British court on Tuesday. The pro-Khalistani supporters had tried to...
  • British Independent Film Awards: James McAvoy wins Best Actor for 'Filth' 09-12-2013 01:31 PM

    Los Angeles: UK's Foreign Language Oscar entry, 'Metro Manila' dominated the British Independent Film Awards, taking home three prizes, including Best Film. The crime movie set in the Philippines was given the top honour during the London ceremony, also earning the award for Best Achievement in Production and a Best...
  • UK Sikh hotelier to be sued by father over family fortune 18-11-2013 06:19 PM

    A prominent British Sikh hotelier is being sued by his 86-year-old father for abandoning the Sikh tradition of sharing family wealth and excluding him from the 415 million pounds business. Bal Mohinder Singh is suing his eldest son, Jasminder Singh, head of Britain's successful Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotels group, claiming...
  • Need to work together over Indo-British trade ties, says David Cameron 14-11-2013 11:45 PM

    In an exclusive interview to IBN18's Editor-in-chief Rajdeep Sardesai, British Prime Minister David Cameron said that the countries need to work together on trade between India and Britain. He praised Sachin Tendlukar and his engagement with Gujarat. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 14-11-2013 11:42 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • UK keen to invest in Bengal, Cameron invites Mamata to London 14-11-2013 09:38 PM

    Kolkata: Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday assured British investment in West Bengal at a meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who was invited by him to visit the UK. "The meeting was very constructive and positive. The issue of British investment in the state figured at their meeting. They...
  • Meghalaya hit by ILP agitation, family of killed trader seeks justice 12-11-2013 10:43 AM

    Shillong: The tragic death of Vikash Nandwal in October, who was set on fire by some miscreants in Meghalaya capital Shillong, has left his family in shock. The 35-year-old succumbed to his injuries 2 weeks later after the incident took place. Many believe the incident was linked to the agitation...
  • 'British monarchy plays an important role in India's relations with the UK' 08-11-2013 08:10 PM

    New Delhi: British Prince Charles and his wife Camilla arrive in Delhi on Friday for the ceremonial part of their mammoth 10 day trip to India. The Royals will meet President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhawan, and visit the Akshardham temple in Delhi, before heading to Mumbai on Saturday. CNN-IBN's...
  • Jennifer Aniston cuts her hair short 05-11-2013 05:10 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Aniston is the latest celebrity to don a bob hairdo and says it was the result of a treatment that went wrong. The 44-year-old got the A-line bob done by her friend and longtime stylist Chris McMillan, reports eonline.com. In an interview with British Elle magazine...