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Sri Lanka to Also Use New Y-20 Military Transport Planes from China as Civilian Airliners

Sirisena clears name of Sinhala chiefs branded traitors by Bri...

The Sri Lankan president cleared the names of Sinhala chiefs who were previously branded 'traitors' by the then British governor in 1818. The announcement came after Sinhala nationalists had lobbyed for the men who they described as "heroes" to ... Tamil Guardian, 20 hours ago

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Steamer missing; Japan declares war on U.S., British Empire; woman wins court case for equality of sexes; anger grows over bullet train noise

100 YEARS AGO Wednesday, Dec. 13, 1916 Steamer goes missing en route to Calcutta It is feared that the steamer Kaiho Maru, which left Kobe on Nov. 3 for Calcutta with a cargo of 3,500 tons consisting mainly of matches and cotton goods, has met ...
 Japan Times5 days ago

Eddie Redmayne all smiles as he receives OBE from the Queen

Eddie Redmayne couldn't help but smile as he officially became an Office of the British Empire on Friday. The Oscar award winning actor received his medal for services to drama from the Queen at Windsor Castle while dressed smartly in a waistcoast ...
 Yahoo! UK and Ireland6 days ago

Empire and extraction

Shashi Tharoor's history of the colonial era will reignite thinking on the nature of British rule in India
 Business Standard3 weeks ago Shashi Tharoor on why the British owe India an apology  Sify3 weeks ago Shashi Tharoor: You can’t revenge yourself upon history, history is its own revenge  First Post.com1 month ago How the Brits influenced read Wodehouse, and drink tea!  Asian Age1 month ago

R K Narayan taught us how to effectively reclaim language

When many were upset with the excesses of the British Empire, a few writers changed our perspective
 DNA2 weeks ago
Just Do Property

Slavery, slums and empire: How British capitalism developed

Earlier this year, a poll found the British public were generally proud of their country's role in colonialism and the British Empire. The YouGov poll from January found 44% were proud of Britain's history of colonialism, while only 21% regretted ...
 EnvironmentGuru.com4 days ago BRITISH EMPIRE TRUST PLC : ex-dividend day for final dividend  4 Traders5 days ago India Conquered: British Raj and the chaos of empire: Review  The Freepress Journal5 days ago How a Russian spy outfoxed the British in 19th century Afghanistan  Russia Beyond The Headlines6 days ago

The turbulent history of the opium trade

By Simon Choa-Johnston Rs 499 Rs 499 Without the opium trade, would there have been a British Empire? How did being the centre of the British East India Company’s opium trade during the 18th and 19th centuries shape Kolkata, erstwhile Calcutta? The Empire ...
 Asian Age2 months ago
Extreme Tech

Death Star would cost $7.7 octillion per day to operate

Talk about death to the Empire's budget! A British company runs the numbers, including laundry and light-bulb bills
 EnvironmentGuru.com6 days ago Want a Death Star? Thatll be $7.7 octillion per day  Extreme Tech3 days ago Star Wars' Death Star would cost $7.7 octillion per day to operate  CBS News6 days ago
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Eddie Redmayne is made an OBE

Eddie Redmayne has been made an OBE. The 34-year-old actor was honored with an Excellent Order of the British Empire for his services to drama by Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle in Windsor on Friday (12.02.16) and has admitted the experience ...
 New Hamburg Independent6 days ago Eddie Redmayne receives OBE at Windsor Castle  Yahoo! Singapore6 days ago Eddie Redmayne receives OBE award from the Queen  ONE News5 days ago Eddie Redmayne receives OBE  The Press NZ6 days ago

John Lennon's letter to Queen Elizabeth II valued at $73,000

A letter written to Queen Elizabeth II by John Lennon when he returned his MBE (Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) to Buckingham Palace has been valued at 60,000 British pounds ($73,041.64), it was revealed here on Thursday.The hand-written letter ...
 Prokerala1 month ago John Lennon's letter to Queen Elizabeth II valued at $73,000  Zee News1 month ago Cold Turkey ‘protest’ valued at euro 60,000  Asian Age1 month ago Lennon's letter to Queen Elizabeth II valued at Euro 73,000  Business Standard1 month ago
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