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Coronavirus: UK's PM Boris Johnson hospitalized; Queen Elizabeth addresses nation

06 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: UK's PM Boris Johnson hospitalized; Queen Elizabeth addresses nation

Ten days after testing positive for coronavirus, United Kingdom's Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to a hospital in London, in what was called a "precautionary measure" by a Downing Street spokesperson.

Prince Harry, Meghan give up royal titles; what happens now?

19 Jan 2020

Prince Harry, Meghan give up royal titles; what happens now?

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan have relinquished their 'His Royal Highness' and 'Her Royal Highness' titles after working out an unusual deal with the Royal Family of the United Kingdom.

Prince Harry, Meghan to be punished after Royal Family exit?

10 Jan 2020

Prince Harry, Meghan to be punished after Royal Family exit?

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan, rocked the British monarchy on Wednesday when they announced stepping back from royal duties.

Best new movies, shows to watch on Netflix this November

04 Nov 2019

Best new movies, shows to watch on Netflix this November

If you happened to catch the Jacqueline Fernandez and Sushant Singh Rajput-starrer Drive on Netflix and feel like you need a refund on your subscription, you're not alone.

Prince Harry fought brother, Kate Middleton over Meghan Markle: Sources

19 Aug 2019

Prince Harry fought brother, Kate Middleton over Meghan Markle: Sources

A new documentary aims to shed light on the rumored spat between the Royal Family's Prince William and Prince Harry, news of which has been making headlines for months now.

Convicted for homosexuality, Alan Turing to feature on £50 note

17 Jul 2019

Convicted for homosexuality, Alan Turing to feature on £50 note

Famed British mathematician and computer scientist Alan Turing, who helped save millions of lives as a World War II codebreaker, is the new face of the Bank of England's £50 note.

Trump blames India for pollution, says US has 'cleanest climate'

06 Jun 2019

Trump blames India for pollution, says US has 'cleanest climate'

United States President Donald Trump doesn't need to prove he's dumber than we already know, but he continues setting new lows for humankind.

Want to work with Britain's Royal family? Here's your chance

22 May 2019

Want to work with Britain's Royal family? Here's your chance

One cannot deny that people are obsessed with Britain's Royal Family and are in awe of their enigma.

Instagram bug finally bites Queen Elizabeth II, joins the app

12 Mar 2019

Instagram bug finally bites Queen Elizabeth II, joins the app

Queen Elizabeth II made her much-awaited Instagram debut last week, delighting her followers.

Two days after crash, Prince Philip spotted driving without seatbelt

20 Jan 2019

Two days after crash, Prince Philip spotted driving without seatbelt

Britain's Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was spotted driving without a seatbelt, just two days after the 97-year-old Duke miraculously escaped unhurt in a terrifying accident.

#Hamberders: Trump spells 'hamburgers' wrong, Burger King takes a dig

17 Jan 2019

#Hamberders: Trump spells 'hamburgers' wrong, Burger King takes a dig

The world is no stranger to US President Donald Trump's public gaffes.

Why everyone is talking about Queen Elizabeth II dying today

05 Jan 2019

Why everyone is talking about Queen Elizabeth II dying today

There has been a post doing rounds of social media which predicted that the Queen of England is going to die today- January 5, 2019.

#ThatWas2018: From toilet-paper to denying climate-change, Trump was the newsmaker

29 Dec 2018

#ThatWas2018: From toilet-paper to denying climate-change, Trump was the newsmaker

US President Donald Trump is known for his unintentional funny antics.

London: Kali Puja in Croydon marks annual Diwali festivities

07 Nov 2018

London: Kali Puja in Croydon marks annual Diwali festivities

A first-of-its-kind Kali Puja in the south London suburb of Croydon today set a new tradition as part of the city's annual Diwali festivities.

UK's first Sikh-Guardsman tests positive for cocaine, could be expelled

25 Sep 2018

UK's first Sikh-Guardsman tests positive for cocaine, could be expelled

A 22-year-old Sikh soldier, who created history by becoming the first to wear a turban during an annual parade to mark the birthday ceremony of British Queen Elizabeth II, could be kicked out from his post after he was tested positive for cocaine, media reports said.

This Mumbai man churns out portraits using a typewriter!

07 Sep 2018

This Mumbai man churns out portraits using a typewriter!

For today's generation, typewriter is probably just a word, but for this Mumbai man, it's his favorite pet.

Queen Elizabeth II's private income increases by Rs. 10 crore

21 Jul 2018

Queen Elizabeth II's private income increases by Rs. 10 crore

Queen Elizabeth II receives money from the Duchy of Lancaster every year, and new data shows her private income increased by £1mn (approximately Rs. 10 crore).

Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit: Theresa May

15 Jul 2018

Trump asked me to sue EU over Brexit: Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May today revealed that US President Donald Trump suggested her to "sue" the European Union instead of negotiating with the economic bloc on Brexit.

President Trump made some major goof-ups when meeting the Queen

14 Jul 2018

President Trump made some major goof-ups when meeting the Queen

Donald Trump's first visit to the United Kingdom as President of the United States has kept Internet users hooked, much like a lot of things he does.

UK: Sikh soldier first to wear turban during annual parade

09 Jun 2018

UK: Sikh soldier first to wear turban during annual parade

22-year-old Guardsman Charanpreet Singh Lall became the first to wear a turban instead of a bearskin hat during an annual parade that celebrates the British monarch.

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton gives birth to baby boy

23 Apr 2018

Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton gives birth to baby boy

The Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, who was hospitalized earlier in the day today, gave birth to a baby boy making him fifth-in-line to the British throne.

Modi's presence in CHOGM ensures India's enhanced-engagement with the organization

15 Apr 2018

Modi's presence in CHOGM ensures India's enhanced-engagement with the organization

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the UK for Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) from 18-20 April will mark India's enhanced engagement with the multilateral organization, including increased financial and other contributions.

Don't like IPL? Binge-watch these TV series instead

13 Apr 2018

Don't like IPL? Binge-watch these TV series instead

With the 11th season of the Indian Premier League on, your television must be booked for another 45 days. If you aren't interested or too bored with the brouhaha, we have got you covered.

Karnataka polls: 'Common-Man' Rahul Gandhi takes the Bengaluru-metro, eats kulfi

09 Apr 2018

Karnataka polls: 'Common-Man' Rahul Gandhi takes the Bengaluru-metro, eats kulfi

Pulling out all stops to make his presence felt ahead of the Karnataka elections, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday went from hopping into a crowded metro in Bengaluru to obliging commuters with selfies to having kulfi at a roadside ice-cream vendor after a restaurant lunch.

Elizabeth II, Church of England head, descended from Prophet Muhammad?

09 Apr 2018

Elizabeth II, Church of England head, descended from Prophet Muhammad?

A report in a Moroccan newspaper claims to verify an old theory: that Queen Elizabeth II of Britain, the world's longest living monarch, is a direct descendant of Prophet Muhammad, founder of Islam.

Barack Obama defeats Donald Trump as America's most admired man

28 Dec 2017

Barack Obama defeats Donald Trump as America's most admired man

Donald Trump might have clinched victory in the US presidential elections, but his predecessor is still the most admired man in America.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to wed on May 19, 2018

15 Dec 2017

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle to wed on May 19, 2018

And we finally have a date!

Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip's 70th wedding anniversary: New photo released!

19 Nov 2017

Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip's 70th wedding anniversary: New photo released!

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's longest-ruling monarch, and Prince Philip will celebrate their 70th anniversary tomorrow, the longest royal marriage yet.

Meet Kartik Sawhney: A visually-impaired Indian who's making things happen

08 Nov 2017

Meet Kartik Sawhney: A visually-impaired Indian who's making things happen

In a world lost in selfies and procrastination, it's rare to come across stories of youths that inspire action towards a more just, inclusive tomorrow. Kartik Sawhney's is one such story.

Paradise Papers: Queen Elizabeth's private estate invested in offshore funds

06 Nov 2017

Paradise Papers: Queen Elizabeth's private estate invested in offshore funds

The private estate of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II invested millions in offshore tax haven funds, the leaked Paradise Papers documents have revealed.

Forbes names Chanda Kochhar the most powerful woman in India

02 Nov 2017

Forbes names Chanda Kochhar the most powerful woman in India

At number 32 on Forbes 2017 list of the world's 100 most powerful women, ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar has been named the most influential woman in India.

May to form government with DUP, retains top ministers

10 Jun 2017

May to form government with DUP, retains top ministers

Following British PM Theresa May's decision to form the government with the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), official sources from her office has indicated that she would retain top ministers including Amber Rudd, Interior minister and Boris Johnson, Foreign Secretary.

Hung parliament in the UK, what can happen next?

09 Jun 2017

Hung parliament in the UK, what can happen next?

The UK is set for a hung parliament after the incumbent Theresa May-led Conservative party failed to gain absolute majority.

Theresa May loses overall majority in the British Parliament

09 Jun 2017

Theresa May loses overall majority in the British Parliament

As results came in on UK elections, the Conservative Party led by incumbent PM Theresa May failed to secure an overall majority, resulting in a hung Parliament.

Former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore passes away

23 May 2017

Former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore passes away

Sir Roger Moore, the former James Bond star died after battling with cancer at the age of 89, in Switzerland.

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, to retire

04 May 2017

Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, to retire

95 years old Prince Philip, husband of England's Queen Elizabeth II, will step down from public life in September'17.

Amitabh Bachchan declines invitation from Queen Elizabeth II

24 Feb 2017

Amitabh Bachchan declines invitation from Queen Elizabeth II

Amitabh Bachchan had reportedly received an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh to attend the UK-India Year of Culture launch this year.

New Thai King pardons prisoners

13 Dec 2016

New Thai King pardons prisoners

As his first act of mercy, Thailand's new King Maha Vajiralongkorn issued a mass pardon through a decree; the decree did not state how many prisoners would be pardoned.

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn becomes new Thai king

02 Dec 2016

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn becomes new Thai king

Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn accepted the Thai parliament's invitation to succeed his father King Bhumibol Adulyadej, becoming Thailand's new king; he will be known as King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun.

Spike in royal defamation cases after Thai king's death

20 Oct 2016

Spike in royal defamation cases after Thai king's death

Thai police have seen an increase in number of royal defamation cases after the death of the Thai King.