Prince Charles

  • Prince Charles did not support Rushdie over The Satanic Verses April 15, 2014

    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 Prince’s views caused a row at...
  • Brightest light of our world gone out: Cameron on Mandela December 6, 2013

    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...
  • Prince Charles invokes Nehru to highlight Commonwealth's spirit November 15, 2013

    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 place...
  • CHOGM summit begins in Colombo November 15, 2013

    Sri Lanka formally assumed the chair of the Commonwealth as heads of governments of 53 membercountries 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 of...
  • Prince Charles, Camilla visit Jewish Synangoue November 14, 2013

    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, wished...
  • Prince Charles celebrates 65th B'day in Kerala backwaters November 14, 2013

    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 since...
  • Prince Charles visits Western Ghats in Kerala November 13, 2013

    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 WWFIndia to...
  • Prince Charles wishes Tendulkar a happy retirement November 13, 2013

    Sachin Tendulkar plays his last Test match starting on Thursday at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. ...
  • Snapshot: When Kajol and Ajay Devgn met Prince Charles November 11, 2013

    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 November 11, 2013

    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 shipyard....
  • Prince Charles, wife Camilla pay tribute to Mumbai 26/11 victims November 9, 2013

    British royal couple, Prince Charles and wife Camilla who are on a nineday 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 said....
  • 'British monarchy plays an important role in India's relations with the UK' November 8, 2013

    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. CNNIBN's...
  • Prince Charles along with his wife Camilla to arrive in Delhi today November 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles will arrive in New Delhi on Friday as part of their extensive nineday 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 November 7, 2013

    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 nineday India...
  • Security beefed up in Uttarakhand ahead of UK royal couple's visit November 6, 2013

    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 of...
  • British royal couple Charles and Camilla visit Uttarakhand; security beefed up November 6, 2013

    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 of the...
  • Security beefed up in Uttarakhand ahead of Prince Charles' visit October 30, 2013

    Security has been stepped up at several places in Uttarakhand in view of the forthcoming visit of Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles to the state beginning November six, officials said on Wednesday. State Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar held a meeting with officials in Dehradun to review preparations for...
  • Indian millionaire couple to fund Prince Charles' b'day bash August 12, 2013

    London: An Indian millionaire couple in the UK are planning a mega birthday bash for Prince Charles when he turns 65 in November. The Londonbased entrepreneurphilanthropists Cyrus and Priya Vandrevala will splash out several thousand pounds on a concert by the Philharmonia Orchestra as part of a champagne reception and dinner...
  • Aishwarya Rai joins Queen Elizabeth, Prince Charles at a royal do June 19, 2013

    Looking regal each time they make a public appearance might be the biggest stressor for many celebrities. But in Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's case, sporting a royal look is almost natural. The actress stepped out in a flattering black and white lace outfit to attend the Royal Ascot horse race meeting...
  • Queen Elizabeth to skip Commonwealth summit in Colombo May 7, 2013

    London: For the first time in 40 years, Queen Elizabeth II will skip the Commonwealth summit to be held in Sri Lanka in November, deciding to send her son Prince Charles instead for the biennial event. 87yearold Queen will miss the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) for the first...
  • Listen to the 'Royal Prank' that has gone viral December 6, 2012

    News of Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge's pregnancy and her hospitalisation has generated a media frenzy all over the world with minute to minute updates about each and everything that one can imagine. In what is being called "the best international scoop so far" by the Australian press, announcers Mel...
  • I'm running out of time to be king: Prince Charles November 26, 2012

    London: Longestwaiting heir to the British throne Prince Charles for the first time has expressed his feeling of "running out of time", showing signs that he is more eager than ever to be king. In a series of remarkably candid comments, 64yearold Prince Charles hinted that he feared his legacy...
  • Princess Kate Middleton is pregnant, claims friend November 20, 2012

    New York: Kate Middleton is pregnant and the royal couple is "planning to make an announcement" next month, a close friend of the duchess has claimed. Thirtyyearold Kate, has been on pregnancy watch since she and Prince William, 30, tied the knot in April 2011. After all the scrutiny, the...
  • Man charged with planning Prince Charles assault November 13, 2012

    Auckland: Police say they caught a New Zealand man before he had a chance to throw a bucket of horse manure over Prince Charles and his wife Camilla during a royal visit to the Pacific nation. Castislav "Sam" Bacanov, 76, pleaded not guilty in an Auckland court on Tuesday to...
  • Prince Charles bans royal invites to NRI sex convict June 9, 2012

    London: Prince Charles is "extremely angry" after his security staff failed to alert him about an Indianorigin man whose presence on the royal barge with Queen Elizabeth on Sunday's river pageant sparked a controversy as it was revealed that he had been previously jailed for sex offences. Harbinder Singh Rana, who...
  • Prince Charles bans NRI sex offender from invites June 8, 2012

    London: Prince Charles is "extremely angry" after his security staff failed to alert him about an Indianorigin man whose presence on the royal barge with Queen Elizabeth on Sunday's river pageant sparked a controversy as it was revealed that he had been previously jailed for sex offences. Harbinder Singh Rana, who...
  • NRI sex offender on Queen Elizabeth's royal barge June 8, 2012

    London: A 52yearold Sikh, who was jailed in 1986 for posing as a doctor and sexually assaulting women, was a guest among many VIPs on the Royal Barge during Queen Elizabeth's River Pageant. British media identified him as Harbinder Singh Rana, who was jailed in the 1980s for sex offences....
  • UK Queen's jubilee concert draws huge crowds June 5, 2012

    London: Four days of nationwide celebrations during which millions of people have turned out to mark Queen Elizabeth's 60 years on the throne conclude on Tuesday with a church service and carriage procession through central London. The 86yearold British monarch will cut a lonely figure as the Diamond Jubilee draws to...
  • Prince Charles presents weather on BBC May 10, 2012

    London: Viewers of BBC Scotland were on Thursday pleasantly surprised when Prince Charles appeared on their screens to present the weather, and cracked some jokes in the process. He delivered the lunchtime weather bulletin when he and the Duchess of Cornwall visited the BBC's Glasgow office. BBC Scotland is currently celebrating...