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World  /  Published 18.11.20

French site runs obits of Queen, Pelé

The reports of their deaths really were, as the saying goes, greatly exaggerated. For a brief moment this week, startled readers of a French news site had to grapple with the apparent demise of Queen ...
By Aurelien Breeden in Paris

World  /  Published 17.09.20

Barbados to drop Queen Elizabeth

Barbados wants to remove Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as its head of state and become a republic, the Caribbean island nation’s government has said, reviving a plan mooted several times in th...
By Reuters in London

Calcutta  /  Published 27.07.20

Queen repatriation pat for Sen

A Calcuttan who played a key role in repatriation of British nationals from eastern and northeastern India in the middle of a nationwide lockdown forced by the Covid-19 pandemic got a pat from Queen E...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

World  /  Published 18.07.20

Fund-raiser war hero knighted

Queen Elizabeth II knighted Captain Tom Moore on Friday, recognising the 100-year-old for lifting the spirits of the nation during the gloom of the novel coronavirus outbreak by raising over $40 milli...
By Reuters in Windsor

World  /  Published 15.07.20

Queen Elizabeth's gin for £40

Times are hard and even the Queen has been forced to go into the booze business, flogging home-made gin for £40 for 700ml, when the supermarket price for a litre bottle of, say, Gordon’s G...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.19

Citizen-science studies could help reduce man-animal conflict

Parting shotSir — Communication is an ever-evolving process. At present, it is the language of emojis that is the preferred medium of conveying what is on one’s mind. Even this language, though, i...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 12.03.19

Valuable history from @theroyalfamily

Sir — Millions of people around the world use the social media platform, Instagram. Recently, Queen Elizabeth II also made her maiden post on Instagram, on the British royal family’s official hand...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 06.05.19

Duchess of Sussex gives birth to healthy baby boy

Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, gave birth to a healthy baby boy early on Monday morning, a beaming Prince Harry announced to the world, declaring he's 'incredibly proud' of his wife.The baby weighed 7...
By AP in Windsor

Opinion  /  Published 29.11.19

Raja Rammohan Roy in Bristol

With apologies to Rupert Brooke, “If I should die, think only this of me:/ That there’s some corner of a foreign field/ That is for ever Bengal.” I refer, of course, to Raja Rammohan Roy, whose ...
By Amit Roy in

World  /  Published 05.06.19

Leaders remember D-Day landings

Queen Elizabeth was joined by world leaders including Donald Trump and Angela Merkel to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, paying personal tribute to the veterans of the largest seaborne invasion in ...
By Reuters in Portsmouth


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