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  • From Leh Palace to the Thirumalai Nayakkar Mahal: 15 grand Indian palaces that once served as royal residences 3 days ago

    They are grand and every inch of an Indian palace is reminiscent of the years of royalty it has witnessed over centuries. High on luxury, the royal residence of India's famous princes reflects the lavish life Indian rulers lead in the past. Over the years a few royal residences were...
  • London: India-born nurse's royal hoax inquest opens in UK 5 days ago

    London: An inquest into the death of India-born nurse Jacintha Saldanha, found hanged after she took a hoax call at a hospital here about Kate Middleton's first pregnancy, opened on Thursday after being delayed by almost a year. The 46-year-old was found in the nurse's quarters of the King Edward VII...
  • Hyderabad scientist Mahipal Reddy gets Royal Society fellowship September 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Chief scientist at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology based here, has been honoured with the Fellowship of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRCS), London, in recognition of his outstanding research. Dr B Mahipal Reddy, the Chief Scientist and Head of Inorganic and Physical Chemistry Division,...
  • Table-toppers Khalsa Warriors to face Lahore Lions August 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Khalsa Warriors and Lahore Lions, the only two unbeaten teams in the inaugural Wave World Kabaddi League (WWKL) will clash in the first of the four clashes scheduled for the weekend at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium. Both teams have an all-win record from the three matches they have...
  • Lahore Lions continue winning ways in World Kabaddi League August 16, 2014

    Birmingham: The Pakistan-based Lahore Lions continued to impress, staving off a stiff challenge from the Royal Kings USA in their second match of the ongoing World Kabaddi League on Saturday. The Lions won 62-50 in the first match of the tournament's Birmingham leg, the second of the six international cities where...
  • Former aide to Britain's Prince Philip charged with sex abuse July 31, 2014

    London: The former personal assistant of Britain's Prince Philip has been charged with sexually abusing a girl while he was working for the royal family in the 1970s, prosecutors said. Benjamin Herman, 79, was the personal assistant or "equerry" to the 93-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth from 1971 to 1974....
  • Royal Jordanian to shut down Delhi, Mumbai flights July 27, 2014

    Dubai: Royal Jordanian Airlines has decided to stop all its services to Mumbai and Delhi as part of its restructuring plan. Royal Jordanian will stop operating to Mumbai on September 10 and to Delhi on October 31, this year. The airline is also shutting down its Lagos route with effect from...
  • Lorde not sure if people will care about her music when she isn't a 'hyper-youthful being' June 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: Teen singer Lorde worries people will stop liking her music when she is no longer a "hyper-youthful being". The 17-year-old has been praised for capturing the spirit of today's youth in her music, including hit song "Royals", but she isn't sure people will care about her music when she...
  • Royal Bhutan Airlines flight makes emergency landing after windshield crack June 15, 2014

    Kolkata: A Royal Bhutan Airlines flight from Paro to Mumbai was forced to make an emergency landing at the NSC Bose International Airport on Sunday after the windshield of the aircraft cracked during the journey. The captain of the flight sought permission of the ATC for emergency landing as the aircraft...
  • India to be No 1 for growth in wellness tourism by 2019: Study June 13, 2014

    Dubai: India could be number one for growth globally in the wellness tourism sector in the next five years, clocking over 20 per cent gains annually through 2017, according to a recent study. Wellness tourism is a $439 billion industry worldwide within the $3.2 trillion global tourism industry, representing 14 per...
  • Zarina Begum: Awadh's last surviving royal singer May 28, 2014

    Zarina Begum, 87, known to be the only living court singer of the Awadh Court and one of the most popular singers of 1950s and 1960s, lives a life of anonymity today. The sole surviving singer who can voice the baithak thumri once sung in Lucknow's royal houses, today struggles to...
  • Kevon Cooper reported for suspected bowling action May 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Rajasthan Royals' bowler Kevon Cooper has been reported for bowling certain deliveries with a suspected illegal action during the Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Mumbai Indians played here Sunday. The West Indian was reported by on-field umpires Rod Tucker and K. Srinath along with third umpire S. Ravi at...
  • Ex-CAG Vinod Rai begins audit of Padmanabhaswamy temple May 26, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Former CAG Vinod Rai, who was asked by the Supreme Court to undertake the audit of the properties, assets and accounts of the past 25 years of the Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, began his preliminary work from Monday. Last month, an apex court bench of Justice RM Lodha and Justice AK...
  • IPL 7: Rajasthan Royals did not execute bowling plans well, says Rahul Dravid May 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Disappointed after Rajasthan Royals lost the last available IPL play-off berth to title-holders Mumbai Indians on net run-rate, team mentor Rahul Dravid said his bowlers failed to execute the plans well in the exhilarating contest at Wankhede. "It was pretty disappointing to finish like this. But credit to them. They...
  • IPL 7: Rohit Sharma dedicates 'unbelievable' win to Mumbai fans May 26, 2014

    Such was the impact of the mind-boggling hitting from Corey Anderson that Mumbai Indians skipper Rohit Sharma could not believe that they have pulled off one of the most dramatic wins in this IPL. Anderson smashed six sixes and nine fours in his unbeaten 95-run knock that enabled Mumbai Indians chase...
  • IPL 7: Corey Anderson's 95 off 44 takes Mumbai Indians to the playoffs May 26, 2014

    Chasing 190 to win off just 14.3 overs to qualify for the playoffs, Corey Anderson smashed off and Ambati Rayudu played a cameo of 30 off 10 as duo helped Mumbai Indians register a sensational 5-wicket win over Rajasthan Royals in just 14.4 overs. Rajasthan Royals scored 189 in their 20...
  • As it happened: Mumbai vs Rajasthan, IPL 7, Match 56 May 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Pre-match: Mumbai Indians, who are still in with a chance to make it to the playoffs, will take on Rajasthan Royals in the final league game of IPL 7 on Sunday. But if Rajasthan win, they will quietly move...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai, Rajasthan battle for fourth playoff spot May 25, 2014

    Title-holders Mumbai Indians, who are still in with a chance to make it to the playoffs, will take on Rajasthan Royals in the final league game of IPL 7 on Sunday. But if Rajasthan win, they will quietly move into the top-four, putting MI out of the tournament. Rajasthan are the...
  • IPL 7: CSK will go into playoffs with confidence, says Stephen Fleming May 24, 2014

    Chennai Super Kings coach Stephen Fleming on Saturday said the win against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their final league match of IPL-7 have given his side much-needed confidence ahead of their clash against Kolkata Knight Riders in the playoffs. "We wanted to win today and have done that. I could not...
  • IPL 7: Chennai thrash Bangalore to end three-match losing streak May 24, 2014

    Faf du Plessis scored a fifty and had a 75-run partnership with MS Dhoni (49*) to take Chennai Super Kings to an eight-wicket win over hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore, which boosted CSK's hopes of finishing second on the table. Chasing a modest target of 154 set by RCB, largely due to...
  • As it happened: Chennai vs Bangalore, IPL 7, Match 53 May 24, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Their playoff hopes over after defeat at the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders, a shattered Royal Challengers Bangalore will play for pride against a slightly shaky Chennai Super Kings in their last league encounter of IPL 7. The 30-run defeat against...
  • IPL 7: RCB play for pride, CSK aim for second spot May 24, 2014

    Their playoff hopes over after defeat at the hands of Kolkata Knight Riders, a shattered Royal Challengers Bangalore will play for pride against a slightly shaky Chennai Super Kings in their last league encounter of the seventh edition of Indian Premier League on Saturday. The 30-run defeat against KKR, who booked...
  • IPL 7: Kings XI Punjab dent Rajasthan Royals' playoff hopes with a win May 24, 2014

    Mohali: Kings XI Punjab dented Rajasthan Royals play-off chances by beating them by 16 runs as the hosts put up an inspired bowling show led by Rishi Dhawan defending 179. Coming out for the chase, Rajasthan got off to a steady start until Dhawan removed Ajinkya Rahane and Shane Watson...
  • As it happened: Punjab vs Rajasthan, IPL7, Match 52 May 23, 2014

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Punjab, who lost to Mumbai Indians in their previous encounter, are currently on top of the table with 18 points from 12 outings. On the other hand, Rajasthan have 14 points from 12 matches and were pushed to the fourth...
  • IPL-7 Scenarios: One win is all Rajasthan need with MI, SRH threatening May 23, 2014

    Rajasthan Royals hardly envisaged the situation they find themselves in - a win in one of their last two matches to go through to the playoffs, or pray for Mumbai Indians or Sunrisers Hyderabad to fall short of 14 points or on net run-rate. The 2008 champions had consistenly stayed in...
  • IPL 7: Rajasthan need to beat Punjab to make it to the play-offs May 23, 2014

    As the scramble for the top four positions has set off, Kings XI Punjab have not much to worry about as they have already made it through the play-offs but will be hoping to consolidate their position on the top when on Friday they meet the Rajasthan Royals who need...
  • Kolkata Knight Riders have shed the chokers tag, says Gautam Gambhir May 22, 2014

    Kolkata: Refusing to take credit for turning around the fortunes of his team, captain Gautam Gambhir Thursday said he was satisfied but not surprised over his Kolkata Knight Riders' six-match winning streak which powered them to the playoffs of the Indian Premier League. Addressing the media after humbling Royal Challengers Bangalore...