CATHEDRAL

  • Christmas spirit grips Delhi, people celebrates with carols, cakes, candles December 25, 2013

    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 greet...
  • Egyptian ambassador to US says no military coup July 8, 2013

    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 April 10, 2013

    London: Admirers of Margaret Thatcher on Tuesday mourned the "Iron Lady" who as Britain's longest serving prime minister in over a century pitched freemarket 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 April 9, 2013

    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 April 9, 2013

    United Nations: UN Secretary General Ban Kimoon 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 April 8, 2013

    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. ChristianMuslim confrontations have increased in Muslimmajority Egypt since the overthrow of...
  • Face of Richard III, England's 'king in the car park', revealed February 6, 2013

    London: With a large chin, a prominent slightly arched nose and delicate lips, the "face" of England's King Richard III was unveiled on Tuesday, a day after researchers confirmed his remains had finally been found after 500 years. A team of university archaeologists and scientists announced on Monday that a skeleton...
  • UK: King Richard III's skeleton to be reinterred in cathedral February 5, 2013

    DNA tests confirmed that the skeleton found under a parking lot in Leicester was Britain's King Richard the Third. ...
  • Google doodles the 450th anniversary of St Basil's Cathedral July 12, 2011

    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 April 29, 2011

    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 flagwaving crowds roared in excitement Friday as Middleton arrived...
  • Delhi school tops India's best day schools list October 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Education World Magazine and research firm Cfore have complied a list of 250 best education institutions across 15 metros in the country. Based on the opinions of parents, principals, teachers and educationists, all the institutions were rated on 12 parameters. It is the only survey about schools. It...