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  • Christmas spirit grips Delhi, people celebrates with carols, cakes, candles 25-12-2013 03:19 PM

    The festive spirit gripped the national capital on Wednesday on the occasion of Christmas as people flocked to churches to light candles and pray for peace and harmony. The decorated cathedrals saw people irrespective of faith and religion - bundled in woollens and wearing bright smiles - light candles and...
  • Egyptian ambassador to US says no military coup 08-07-2013 03:16 AM

    Washington: Egypt's ambassador to Washington said on Sunday there had not been a military coup in his country but the army needed to step in to keep violence on the street from spiraling out of control. Ambassador Mohamed Tawfik told ABC's "This Week" that Egypt's powerful military moved to oust...
  • Thatcher: Admirers mourn death, opponents celebrate 10-04-2013 08:20 AM

    London: Admirers of Margaret Thatcher on Tuesday mourned the "Iron Lady" who as Britain's longest serving prime minister in over a century pitched free-market capitalism as the only medicine for her country's crippled economy and the crumbling Soviet bloc. World leaders past and present, from former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev...
  • Thatcher's body removed from Ritz, funeral on April 17 09-04-2013 05:27 PM

    London: Former prime minister Margaret Thatcher's funeral will take place in London on Wednesday, April 17, David Cameron's office said on Tuesday. The service will be held in St Paul's Cathedral, Downing Street said. Buckingham Palace said in a statement that the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh, will attend...
  • Margaret Thatcher: UN Chief condoles death of Iron Lady 09-04-2013 12:05 PM

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday condoled the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, saying the 'Iron Lady' will be remembered for her pioneering role as a committed global leader and for her contribution to peace and security. Thatcher suffered a stroke on Monday and...
  • One dead, many wounded in Cairo cathedral clashes 08-04-2013 10:18 AM

    Cairo: One person was killed and more than 80 wounded in clashes at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in central Cairo on Sunday after a funeral service for four Egyptian Christians killed in sectarian violence with Muslims, state media said. Christian-Muslim confrontations have increased in Muslim-majority Egypt since the overthrow of...
  • 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. ...
  • Will the real Mangalore please stand up?

    Delhi Musings |  Shormishtha Panja
    Mangalore has been in the news for all the wrong reasons recently. On July 28, a band of around fifty hooligans belonging to the Hindu...

  • Google doodles the 450th anniversary of St Basil's Cathedral 12-07-2011 08:45 AM

    New Delhi: Google marks the 450th anniversary of Moscow's Saint Basil's Cathedral with a commemorative doodle on its home page. Known by various names, including the Cathedral of the Protection of Most Holy Theotokos on the Moat, Saint Basil the Blessed, Pokrovsky Cathedral, Russian Svyatoy Vasily Blazhenny and Pokrovsky Sobo,...
  • William marries Kate in moving ceremony 29-04-2011 11:32 AM

    London:Prince William of Wales slipped a gold ring onto the finger of Catherine Middleton Friday, and the couple vowed to love, comfort, honour and to keep each other in London's biggest royal wedding in three decades. Bells pealed over central London and flag-waving crowds roared in excitement Friday as Middleton...