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British Indian physicist accorded knighthood by Queen

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 18:13

An Indian-origin physicist, best known for his work on the Large Hadron Collider experiment, has been accorded an honorary knighthood by Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II for his achievements in science.

Indian-origin physicist honoured by Queen Elizabeth

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 05:11

Indian-origin physicist, Professor Tejinder Virdee, best known for his work on the Large Hadron Collider, was accorded an honorary knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II.

Thiagarajan bags rights to remake `Queen` down south

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 08:53

After its successful run at the box office, Kangana Ranaut-starrer "Queen" is ready for its remake voyage down south. Veteran actor-filmmaker Thiagarajan has acquired the remake rights of the movie, which will now have Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam avatars.

Thai beauty queen resigns under social media fire

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 12:04

Miss Universe Thailand has resigned less than a month into her reign after being harshly criticised on social media over her political comments and looks.

Fear, loathing sully debate on Scottish independence

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 16:27

Retired military general Norman Arthur represented Queen Elizabeth in his Scottish neighbourhood and is passionate that the country should remain part of the United Kingdom. Stuart Campbell, a pro-independence campaigner based hundreds of miles south in England, disagrees fervently.

Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez crowned Miss USA 2014

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 14:17

Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez has been crowned as Miss USA 2014 at the Baton Rouge Civic Center in Louisiana.

Childhood changes for Spain`s eight-year-old queen-to-be

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 09:45

Like many eight-year-old girls, she eats in the school canteen and goes to ballet class. Her friends know her as Leonor -- but soon they will have to call her "Highness".

D-Day 70th Anniversary: War dead honoured, Obama to address ceremony

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 10:46

Veterans and many dignitaries including President Barack Obama and Queen Elizabeth II have started gathering at the beaches of Normandy to mark the grandoise 70th Annniversary, on Friday, of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord that changes course of the Second World War.

British Queen to mark 70th anniversary of Normandy landings

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 05:42

British Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday embarked on a three-day state visit to France to mark the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings during World War II, Buckingham Palace announced.

Queen Elizabeth II arrives in France for D-Day ceremonies

Last Updated: Thursday, June 05, 2014, 22:16

Britain`s Queen Elizabeth II arrived in Paris on Thursday for an increasingly rare foreign visit that will see her feted as France`s "super guest of honour" at D-Day commemorations attended by an A-list of world leaders.

Britain targets fracking and pensions in Queen`s Speech

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 21:17

The British government announced proposals today to bring in pooled pensions and back controversial fracking plans as Queen Elizabeth II opened the final session of parliament before the 2015 general election.

Will Angelina Jolie retire after playing Cleopatra?

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 05:37

Actress Angelina Jolie is set to play Cleopatra in a new adaptation of the Egyptian ruler`s life story and has hinted that it could be her last ever film role.