queen elizabeth

Netflix adds disclaimer to 'The Crown' after anger over story lines

One episode depicts heir to the throne Charles attempting to draw then prime minister John Major into a conspiracy against his mother, which Major slammed as "damaging and malicious" fiction.

published on : 23rd October 2022

'There's no Hogwarts without you Hagrid': Remembering actor Robbie Coltrane

"I’ll not be here, sadly, but Hagrid will," said Robbie, who was last seen on Harry Potter's 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts.

published on : 16th October 2022

MEA refers to govt's statement in Parliament on bringing back Kohinoor from UK

The death of Britain's longest-reigning monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, reignited the demand in India to bring back the Kohinoor.

published on : 14th October 2022

King Charles coronation to take place on May 6 next year

During the coronation ceremony, the sovereign is "anointed, blessed and consecrated" by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

published on : 12th October 2022

Poles apart: UK’s monarchy and India’s democracy

A republic is far closer to democratic traditions than a monarchy, where a queen or king from one dynasty is more privileged than the rest of the citizens.

published on : 29th September 2022

Xi Jinping prepares to extend his reign at 20th Party Congress

Perhaps only the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II could compare to the pomp and ceremony that will accompany this congress in Beijing, with the weeklong conclave commencing on 16 October.

published on : 26th September 2022

UK Foreign Secretary thanks India for "very senior representation" at Queen's funeral 

During her three-day visit to London, Murmu also attended the reception hosted by UK's King Charles III at Buckingham Palace.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Non-resident Odias’ date with the late Queen

A native of Begalapur village in Jagatsinghpur district, Dr Das was the first Odia to receive the coveted award.

published on : 20th September 2022

UK and world bids final farewell to Queen Elizabeth II at historic funeral 

The UK observed a two-minute silence in a poignant nationwide tribute at the conclusion of a majestic state funeral ceremony at Westminster Abbey.

published on : 19th September 2022

King Charles III's handwritten note on Queen's coffin adds personal touch to funeral 

The gold, pink and deep burgundy colour flowers and plants, taken from the gardens of royal properties, were chosen for their symbolism.

published on : 19th September 2022

Queen's coffin lowered into royal vault at St George's Chapel 

The Lord Chamberlain, the most senior official in the British royal household, broke a rod known as the “wand of office” as the royal family and hundreds of mourners bid a final farewell to the late m

published on : 19th September 2022

Queen’s state funeral service ends with national anthem, piper’s lament

The coffin is being transported to Windsor, outside the British capital, where the former monarch will be laid to rest later Monday.

published on : 19th September 2022

'Outpouring of love': Archbishop of Canterbury addresses mourners at Queen’s funeral

In a sermon at the monarch's funeral in Westminster Abbey, the leader of the Church of England said the queen 'was joyful, present to so many, touching a multitude of lives.'

published on : 19th September 2022

WATCH | Bells toll 96 times, hymns mark start of state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II

2,000 guests made up of world leaders, royalty from the UK and overseas and community leaders are attending the funeral, India was represented by President Droupadi Murmu.

published on : 19th September 2022

Britain and the world say farewell to Queen Elizabeth II

After the funeral, the flag-draped coffin of the queen, topped with the majestic Imperial State Crown, will be taken west to Windsor Castle.

published on : 19th September 2022

Timeline of Queen Elizabeth II's state funeral

The state funeral starts, conducted by the Dean of Westminster, David Hoyle, with Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby giving the sermon.

published on : 19th September 2022

Bidens among thousands paying respects to Queen Elizabeth II

Biden and first lady Jill Biden were among thousands of mourners — from locals and tourists to royals and world leaders — to pay their respects at Westminster Hall, where the queen is lying in state.

published on : 19th September 2022

Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II is huge security challenge

More than 10,000 police officers will be on duty Monday, with London bobbies supplemented by reinforcements from all of Britain’s 43 police forces.

published on : 18th September 2022

President Murmu in UK to attend state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II

Ahead of Monday's funeral service, the President is invited to a reception hosted by King Charles and Queen Consort Camilla at Buckingham Palace.

published on : 18th September 2022

'Cadbury, Heinz, Kelloggs'... Queen Elizabeth's favourite brands face losing royal warrant

There is no cost to obtaining a royal warrant, and suppliers continue to provide their services to the grantor on a commercial basis, while the royals are also free to use other suppliers.

published on : 17th September 2022
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