14 Mar 2011
Never took your spelling classes seriously in school? Well, you should have because it could have catapulted you to fame may be. That is how a Bangalore man booked his name in Guinness Book, by spelling the word 'Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia'. As if this wasn’t enough to startle people, he pronounced the same word in reverse order as well without batting an eyelid. And with this, Shishir Hathwar, 25, has made his entry possible in Guinness Book record.
31 May 2011
Budgeting seems to have found a place in the royal house too! Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton have reportedly vowed to cut the cost of their royal tours, and make their first official overseas visit to the US and Canada a budget trip.
27 Apr 2011
The big fat royal wedding of Prince Williams and Kate Middleton this Friday will have an Indian touch. An Indian-origin entrepreneur and his British wife are giving the finishing touches to cake meant for the royal wedding.
27 Apr 2011
As thousands of tourists arrived here for the Royal wedding on Friday, nearly 1,000 members of Britain's armed forces on Wednesday conducted a dress rehearsal on the streets of London in full ceremonial clothing.
20 Apr 2011
The British royal wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William will be shown live on video-sharing website YouTube.
29 Mar 2011
As a tribute to Prince William and his to-be-bride Kate, the Royal Mail in Britain will release a new set of stamps. The royal wedding is to take place on April 29.
29 May 2012
Prince William was so scarred by his parent's broken marriage that he doubted whether he could be faithful to Kate, a new book has claimed. According to veteran royal reporter Penny Junor's biography 'Prince William, Born to Be King,' with the failed marriage of his parents Prince Charles and the late Princess Diana still weighing on him, he had hesitated.
21 Sep 2011
Prince William's wife Kate Middleton is being given private lessons on the workings of Britain's national institutions to groom her for a lifetime of Royal duties, a media report said. In recent week’s experts on government, the arts and the media have been asked to visit St James's Palace to give the Duchess one-to-one tutorials to ensure she has a thorough knowledge of the Establishment, daily quoted royal aides as saying.
23 Dec 2010
Descendants of the erstwhile royal rulers of India, many of whom find it hard to meet both ends meet, have joined hands to fight for their demands including financial support from the government.
29 Sep 2011
A popular Durga puja pandal in the city is busy giving finishing touches to a replica of a German town as part of its theme this year. Along with Bengal's rich culture reflected in the 'sabeki' (traditional) style of puja, the life and culture of German town Rhedyt will find place in south Kolkata's Ekdalia Evergreen Club pandal, a consistent crowd-puller every year.