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  • Prince Charles did not support Rushdie over The Satanic Verses 15-04-2014 07:19 PM

    Britain's Prince Charles turned his back on author Salman Rushdie during the fatwa over publication of 'The Satanic Verses' as he believed the book was offensive to Muslims, a novelist has revealed. In an interview with Vanity Fair, author Martin Amis has claimed that the Princes views caused a row...
  • Serial killer Charles Sobhraj worked as arms dealer for Taliban 23-03-2014 01:46 PM

    Serial killer Charles Sobhraj, a Frenchman of Indian and Vietnamese parentage, who has served long jail terms in India and other countries, claimed that he worked as an arms dealer for Taliban after befriending JeM chief Masood Azhar in Tihar prison and was even associated with American spy agency CIA....
  • 'Peanuts' movie trailer: Charlie Brown and Snoopy get a 3D avatar 19-03-2014 09:55 AM

    For the first time ever, Snoopy, Charlie Brown and the rest of the gang we know and love from Charles Schulz's timeless comic strip 'Peanuts' will be making their big-screen debut; like they've never been seen before in a CG-animated feature film in 3D. Schulz's son, Craig Schulz, is contributing...
  • NYC Mayor urges to include Diwali as school holiday 22-02-2014 11:12 AM

    Washington: A broad-based coalition of about 40 organisations and temples from New York City has asked the Mayor Bill de Blasio to include Diwali alongside the new proposed public holidays for Eid and Lunar New Year. In a letter to the New York City Mayor, the Diwali Coalition highlighted importance...
  • Press Release: Charles Grant Gordon, father of Glenfiddich Scotch Whisky, passes away 21-02-2014 09:11 PM

    Charles Grant Gordon, the man who gave the world Glenfiddich Single Malt whisky, will be remembered affectionately at international memorial services in New York and Scotland. His contribution to the worldwide drinks trade was marked at special memorial services held in New York on Feb. 18 and will be followed...
  • British TV cook Nigella Lawson faces no action over drugs: Police 28-01-2014 02:57 PM

    British TV cook Nigella Lawson will not face legal action after admitting to a court that she had taken drugs, as a prosecution could deter future witnesses from being truthful, police said on Monday. Lawson, 54, dubbed the 'Domestic Goddess' after the title of one of her cookery books, made...
  • First Look: Randeep Hooda plays Charles Sobhraj in 'Main Aur Charles' 23-01-2014 10:25 AM

    Randeep Hooda will be seen in a new avatar in Amod Kant's upcoming film 'Main Aur Charles'. The actor will step into the shoes of Charles Sohbraj for the thriller, which revolves around the infamous escape of the serial killer from Tihar jail in 1986. Here is the first look...
  • 2nd T20: Ronchi guides New Zealand to series win 15-01-2014 03:30 PM

    Wellington: Wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi made an unbeaten 51 as New Zealand beat West Indies by four wickets in the second Twenty20 international on Wednesday to take the two-match series 2-0. Ronchi surpassed his unbeaten 48 in the first match at Auckland, which New Zealand won by 81 runs, reaching his...
  • 1st T20: A new-look West Indies out to challenge strong New Zealand 10-01-2014 11:33 PM

    A huge win in the final match of the preceding ODI series has given West Indies the momentum going into the two-match Twenty20 series, starting in Auckland from Saturday. West Indies did well to level the series 2-2 with most of their specialist limited-overs players being out injured. They will...
  • 2nd ODI: West Indies eye another win over hosts New Zealand 28-12-2013 05:31 PM

    After clinching a low-scoring contest in the first ODI, West Indies will look to go 2-0 up in the 2nd ODI against the host New Zealand in Napier on Sunday. West Indies closed the contest in Auckland with just two wickets to spare, with Darren Sammy playing a cameo, smashing...
  • Brightest light of our world gone out: Cameron on Mandela 06-12-2013 07:51 AM

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron paid his tribute to Nelson Mandela after his death and said "the brightest light of our world has gone out". "One of the brightest lights of our world has gone out. Nelson Mandela was not just a hero of our time, but a hero...
  • Schwartzel puts himself in line for first home Open title 23-11-2013 10:04 PM

    Johannesburgh: Home favourite Charl Schwartzel will take a one-stroke lead into Sunday's final round of the South African Open after carding a third-round 69 for a 15-under-par total of 201 that sets him up for a title that has previously eluded him. The 29-year-old Schwartzel, who is the highest-ranked South...
  • Prince Charles invokes Nehru to highlight Commonwealth's spirit 15-11-2013 07:29 PM

    Invoking India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Prince Charles, on Friday, asked Commonwealth nations to bring a "touch of healing" to manage problems facing the world. Inaugurating the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here, Charles said, "Each one of us is here because of the hope and trust we...
  • CHOGM summit begins in Colombo 15-11-2013 02:11 PM

    Sri Lanka formally assumed the chair of the Commonwealth as heads of governments of 53 member-countries of the former British empire began their summit in Colombo on Friday. The opening ceremony of the summit, or the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) as it is called, the most important meeting...
  • Prince Charles, Camilla visit Jewish Synangoue 14-11-2013 05:58 PM

    Prince Charles, who turned 65 on Thursday, paid a visit to the oldest synagogue in the Commonwealth, the Pardeshi Synagogue at nearby Mattancherry, along with his wife Camilla Parker Bowles. The traditional Jewish prayer of blessing for the Royal family was held after which Queene Hallegua, warden of the Synagogue,...
  • Prince Charles celebrates 65th B'day in Kerala backwaters 14-11-2013 11:34 AM

    Prince Charles on Thursday celebrated his 65th birth day at the famed backwaters resort of Kumarakom in Kerala. For Charles, on a visit to India with wife Camilla, the celebrations were on a modest scale at the sylvan settings of the Lake Resort, where the royal couple have been staying...
  • Prince Charles visits Western Ghats in Kerala 13-11-2013 05:00 PM

    Britain's Prince Charles, a strong votary of environmental preservation, visited Western Ghats and showed a keen interest in ongoing efforts to preserve the flora and fauna there. Prince Charles visited the Vazhachal Forest Division in Kerala on Tuesday and spent time with Forest Department officials and conservation organisations including WWF-India...
  • Prince Charles wishes Tendulkar a happy retirement 13-11-2013 10:04 AM

    Sachin Tendulkar plays his last Test match starting on Thursday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. ...
  • Indo-Canadian women face racism at Vancouver bar 11-11-2013 11:42 PM

    Toronto: An Indo-Canadian woman has alleged that she and her friends faced racist slurs at a bar in the city of Vancouver in Western Canada. Jas Dhillon and her friends- all Indo-Canadians- were celebrating her 26th birthday on October 19 at a bar in Gastown area when its manager allegedly...
  • Snapshot: When Kajol and Ajay Devgn met Prince Charles 11-11-2013 02:40 PM

    Kajol and Ajay Devgn had a brush with royalty as they were invited to dine with Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall in Mumbai. The occasion was a dinner to support the work of British Asian Trust and other prominent guests included Mukesh Ambani and...
  • Prince Charles to take tour of INS Vikrant 11-11-2013 02:09 PM

    Prince Charles will take a tour of India's first indigenous aircraft carrier INS Vikrant, under construction at the Cochin Shipyard Ltd on Tuesday. Shipyard Chairman and Managing Director Commodore K Subramaniam and Flag Officer Commanding In Chief, Southern Naval Command, Vice Admiral Satish Soni will receive the dignitaries at the...
  • Prince Charles, wife Camilla pay tribute to Mumbai 26/11 victims 09-11-2013 05:16 PM

    British royal couple, Prince Charles and wife Camilla who are on a nine-day visit to India, paid tributes to victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks on Saturday. Their Royal Highnesses laid a wreath to commemorate victims of the Mumbai terrorist attack, sources in the British Deputy High Commission here...
  • '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...
  • Prince Charles along with his wife Camilla to arrive in Delhi today 08-11-2013 05:47 PM

    New Delhi: Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles will arrive in New Delhi on Friday as part of their extensive nine-day tour of India. They will meet President Pranab Mukherjee and visit the Akshardham temple. The couple were in Dehradun on Thursday where they met IMA cadets and...
  • Work to curb effects of climate change: Prince Charles to NGOs 07-11-2013 05:23 PM

    Prince Charles on Thursday advised NGOs engaged in rehabilitation efforts in Uttarakhand to work on minimising the effects of climate change and preventing a natural disaster of the scale that hit the state in June. The Prince of Wales, who along with his wife Camilla Parker Bowles began his nine-day...
  • Snapshot: Prince Charles, Camilla Parker Bowles spotted in Rishikesh 06-11-2013 05:45 PM

    Prince of Wales Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles, who are on a nine-day long trip to India, were spotted at Aarti ceremony at the Parmarth Miketan Temple on the banks of the River Ganga. Elaborate security arrangements have been made in Dehradun and Rishikesh. If reports are to...
  • Security beefed up in Uttarakhand ahead of UK royal couple's visit 06-11-2013 08:49 AM

    Dehradun: Elaborate security arrangements have been made in Dehradun and Rishikesh in view of the visit of Prince of Wales Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles to Uttarakhand on Wednesday. Over 600 police personnel besides a large number of PAC jawans have been deployed around places which form part...