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Sullivan took man to modern Ooty


Ooty: As tourism, nature and Nilgiris are inseperable, so is John Sullivan and Nilgiris, especilly Ooty- the queen of hills. Those who enjoy living in modern Nilgiris and tourists who visit the hills

British PM to host Afghan-Pakistan co-operation talks


British Prime Minister David Cameron will hold key talks with leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan to discuss the peace process and prevent a Taliban resurgence when foreign troops withdraw from the war-torn country in 2014.

Hilary Mantel wins second Booker Prize

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British writer Hilary Mantel won the prestigious Booker literary prize for a second time on Tuesday with her blood-soaked Tudor saga Bring Up the Bodies, which the head of the judging panel said had “

Scottish lecturer may be 'grandfather of all Britons'

Meet the grandfather of all Britons: Ian Kinnaird, a 72-year-old retired lecturer of Scotland is directly descended from the first woman on Earth, who lived some 190,000 years ago, researchers claim.

Two British journalists held in Libya freed


Two British journalists working for an Iranian broadcaster who were detained by a Libyan militia last month have been freed, the interior ministry said on Sunday.

"The interior ministry granted their

British police put 'most wanted' riot suspects on web


British police put more than 200 images of the 'most wanted' suspects from August's riots on photo-sharing website Flickr on Wednesday as they stepped up their campaign to catch offenders.

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Two million strike in Britain over pension changes


Two million public sector workers in Britain went on strike on Wednesday over changes to their pensions in the biggest walkout for decades which is expected to cause widespread disruption.


Shakespeare tops list of symbols of national pride for Britons


English playwright William Shakespeare and the iconic pop group, The Beatles, are the cultural icons which inspire Britons to take pride in their country.

Shakespeare topped the list of symbols that

It was a wagon massacre, not tragedy!


As many as 70 anti-British agitators, mostly Muslims, locked up in a goods train and sent to Central Prison at Podannor near Coimbatore on November 19, 1921, were found dead in the wagon the next day.

Tata hits out at Corus,JLR managers for not walking extra mile

Hitting out at the work culture of managers of British firms, Corus and JLR, Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata has said 'nobody is willing to go the extra mile' in critical situations, while their Indian

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.