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    Nawab Of Hyderabad Rolls Royce

  • US charges five in Rolls Royce bribery probe

    The United States on Tuesday unveiled criminal charges against five people accused of involvement in a bribery scheme to help British defence giant Rolls-Royce win energy-related contracts in Kazakhstan...

    Former senior Rolls-Royce executive James Finley, 66, of Britain and currently residing in Taiwan, had pleaded guilty to FCPA-related charges before a federal judge in July...

  • Rolls-Royce optimistic over Brexit plans

    LONDON: UK enginemaker Rolls-Royce on Tuesday expressed confidence over plans for Britain’s departure from the European Union, but revealed that the pound’s Brexit-fuelled slump has left it languishing in the red...

    Chief Executive Warren East, speaking to BBC radio, said Rolls-Royce was well positioned because it already traded under WTO rules...

  • NON-FICTION: THE NAKED NAWAB

    Author Meera Ali and photographer Karam Puri spent two years documenting the cuisine of 10 princely states of Pakistan and India: Arcot, Bahawalpur, Bhopal, Chhatari, Hyderabad: Asman Jahi Paigah, Kamadhia and Surat, Khairpur, Kotwara, Rampur and Zainabad...

    When the Mughal empire began to weaken, craftspeople and artisans moved to the new culture capitals of Lucknow and Hyderabad, and from there into the employ of neighbouring...

  • NARRATIVE ARC: THE EGALITARIAN NAWAB

    The gentleman was referred to as Nawab Sahib during the conversation by Mughal...

    As the evening progressed one could see the enormity of knowledge and the vastness of experience reflected in the views of Nawab Sahib when he spoke effortlessly on history and politics...

  • Chhote nawab gets worked up

    The Nawab of Pataudi and actor Saif Ali Khan seldom loses his cool...

    Last week, when one pen-pusher got on his nerves, the chhote nawab replied, “It is disturbing to see how often women in the industry get asked about when are they getting married or having kids...

  • Nawab’s vintage car on display

    BAHAWALPUR: The district government has put on display a vintage car (made in 1930-35) that belongs to the late Nawab of Bahawalpur Sadiq Muhammad Khan Abbasi-V, at the Bahawalpur museum...

    It was the part of Nawab’s Motorkhana (motorcade)...

  • Chaand Nawab's route to stardom: A viral video, lost jobs and Bajrangi Bhaijaan

    This celebrity was Chaand Nawab of Bajrangi Bhaijan fame, and thronging him were journalists who had completely ignored him until very recently; they were now taking selfies with him...

    Ever since Chaand Nawab has risen to fame after the release of the Bollywood movie Bajrangi Bhaijan, which features a character inspired by him, journalists have been queuing up to interview him...

  • Nawab Bugti’s death anniversary observed

    Quetta: A strike was observed in Quetta and several district towns of Balochistan to mark the 9th death anniversary of Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti, founder of the Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP)...

    Nawab Bugti was a prominent Baloch nationalist leader and fought for the rights of the people of Balochistan...

  • SC disposes of Punjab govt appeal in dispute over Bahawalpur nawab's land

    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday finally disposed of a Punjab government appeal against a Lahore High Court (LHC) judgement in a longstanding dispute over inheritance of 312,440-acre land of late His Highness Amir of Bahawalpur Nawab Sadiq Mohammad Khan Abbasi...

    The SC had taken up the appeal of the Punjab government against the 2011 judgement of the LHC, which had quashed a proceeding initiated by the Punjab Land Commission...

  • Trump rolls back Obamacare provision for free birth control

    WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump’s administration annulled on Friday an Obamacare provision that obliged employer hea­­lth plans to pay for contraception, potentially stripping free birth control from millions of women...

    The move extends to all commercial enterprises an exemption alr­eady given to religious institutions
  • Rolls Royces, movies: private India hospitals go luxe for growth

    MUMBAI: Cinemas, Rolls-Royces and rooms so plush they could belong in a five-star hotel: private hospital operators in India are all but rolling out a red carpet to lure affluent locals and tourists to seek medical treatment at their luxe facilities...

    ABV, due to open a luxury hospital in an upscale Mumbai neighbourhood within two years, plans to provide Rolls-Royce cars to ferry its patients...

  • First locally assembled Chinese car rolls out

    KARACHI: Al Haj FAW Motors launched on Saturday a locally assembled 1,300cc FAW V2 hatchback, the first Chinese passenger car...

    By the end of 2017, the company expects to produce 500 V2 units per month with plans to export right-hand drive cars to China and other international markets eventually
  • US Congress rolls back banking rules

    The Republican-led House last Thursday voted to free Wall Street from many of the constraints put in place after the 2008 financial crisis, the opening salvo in what is likely to be a protracted battle over deregulation of the powerful banking industry...

    Big banks, from Goldman Sachs to Bank of America, would face less scrutiny, and other large financial institutions, such as insurance giant MetLife, could escape tougher rules...
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