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King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium celebrate love at Taj Mahal

King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium celebrate love at Taj Mahal

Nov 06, 2017, 17:58 PM IST
Thailand rehearses lavish $90 million funeral for late king

Thailand rehearses lavish $90 million funeral for late king

Drums and a band played as officials in black tops and ancient costumes rehearsed on Saturday for the funeral procession of Thailand`s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, whose cremation next week is expected to be attended by a quarter of a million mourners.

Oct 21, 2017, 10:34 AM IST

Spanish parties, King make fourth bid to end political stalemate

Spain`s King Felipe and leaders of the four main parties will make a fourth attempt on Thursday to end seven months of political stalemate, with pressure for a deal mounting as a deadline for next year`s budget nears.

Jul 28, 2016, 14:27 PM IST
Lord Jagannath's Ratha Yatra: Where king turns sweeper

Lord Jagannath's Ratha Yatra: Where king turns sweeper

The Gajapati king of Puri Divya Singha Deva on Wednesday performed "Chhera Pahanra", a ritual of sweeping the chariots before they were pulled by scores of devotees of Lord Jagannath.

Jul 06, 2016, 19:30 PM IST

DNA: Annual warrior competition of commandos in Jordan

Annual warrior competition of commandoes in Jordon being held in King Abdullah training centre. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

May 06, 2016, 00:00 AM IST

Watch: King of Swaziland, Mswati III visits Delhi for India Africa Forum Summit

An African king with 15 wives, more than 30 children and 62 Luxury cars. King Mswati is also a head of the state with expenses more than 4 billion rupees per year. Check out this report.

Oct 29, 2015, 18:40 PM IST
I am 'King' of all formats, says Chris Gayle

I am 'King' of all formats, says Chris Gayle

Swashbuckling opener Chris Gayle claimed that despite people calling him the king of Twenty20, he is the king of all formats.

Jun 12, 2015, 22:45 PM IST
Amitabh Bachchan is the king of Twitter: Report

Amitabh Bachchan is the king of Twitter: Report

Leaving behind all other actors in the film industry, megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been ranked number one on Twitter, in terms of both popularity and activity.

Dec 18, 2014, 10:08 AM IST

Jordan king urges measures to preserve status quo in Jerusalem

 King Abdullah II of Jordan Thursday urged Israel to take immediate and practical measures to preserve the status quo in Jerusalem, especially regarding al-Aqsa Mosque and its compound, media reported.

Nov 14, 2014, 04:01 AM IST

Bahrain activist detained for 'insulting' the king

Human rights organizations say a Bahraini activist who is eight months pregnant has been detained for "insulting" the king after she tore up his photograph in court.

Oct 17, 2014, 01:13 AM IST

`Dabangg` Salman plays king in next?

There`s been much talk about Bollywood superstar Salman Khan`s character in upcoming Sooraj Barjatya flick `Prem Ratan Dhan Payo` (PRDP). By now, everyone knows that Sallu bhai is playing a double role in the film, but what many may not know is that the two characters are completely opposite.

Aug 18, 2014, 18:04 PM IST

Shah Rukh is `king` of Bollywood: Salman

Superstar Salman Khan, who has been delivering hit films back-to-back, feels his arch rival Shah Rukh Khan is the `King of Bollywood`.

Aug 01, 2014, 20:40 PM IST

Spain`s Supreme Court receives paternity suit against ex-king

A paternity suit against Spain`s recently abdicated king Juan Carlos of Spain has been lodged with the nation`s Supreme Court by a waiter who believes he is the illegitimate son of the former monarch, a court spokeswoman said.

Aug 01, 2014, 03:05 AM IST

Lavish procession to enshrine Cambodian ex-king

Cambodians lined the streets of Phnom Penh Friday as the remains of former king Norodom Sihanouk were transported through the capital atop a golden float shaped like a mythological bird for his enshrinement.

Jul 11, 2014, 12:55 PM IST

Saudi king pledges to crush terrorism

Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz has said his government was determined to confront terrorism and will adopt all measures to protect its citizens and expatriates, a media report said Sunday.

Jun 29, 2014, 19:15 PM IST

Saudi king slams religious extremists as Muslims mark Ramadan

Saudi King Abdullah on Sunday sharply criticised religious extremists, vowing not to let "a handful of terrorists... terrify Muslims", in a speech marking the start of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan.

Jun 29, 2014, 13:29 PM IST

Saudi king sacks deputy defence minister

Saudi Arabia`s King Abdullah on Saturday sacked the deputy defence minister, Prince Khaled bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz, just a month and a half after appointing him.

Jun 28, 2014, 23:56 PM IST

Saudi king tells Kerry he will press Sunnis to join Iraq government

Saudi King Abdullah pledged in talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry to use his influence to encourage Sunni Muslims to join a new, more inclusive Iraqi government to better combat an Islamist insurgency, a senior US official said on Saturday.

Jun 28, 2014, 19:42 PM IST

Magna Carta II to mark 800 years of rights

Queen Elizabeth II will mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, the first document imposed upon a King of England in an attempt to limit his power, by sealing a 21st-century version "reconfirming" its values.

Jun 22, 2014, 13:32 PM IST