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  • Dalrymple and an early biography of Bahadur Shah Zafar

    GEOFFREY Moorhouse, while revie­wing William Dalrymple’s book The Last Mughal: The Fall of a Dynasty, Delhi 1857 for The Guardian, wrote: “Dalrymple has here written an account of the Indian mutiny such as we have never had before”...

    Dalrymple’s book on Bahadur Shah Zafar is considered an account to reckon with and both he and his books are now looked at with awe...

  • William and Kate: royal parents with a modern image

    LONDON: The birth of Prince William and his wife Kate’s second baby will cap a momentous four years for Britain’s golden couple, completing their journey from student sweethearts to regal domesticity...

    The couple have cultivated an image as down-to-earth parents ever since William drove his new family home from hospital after the birth of Prince George in 2013, his hands-on approach being in stark contrast to previous generations of...

  • FICTION: THE NAME IS SHAKESPEARE. WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE.

    Four hundred and one years after William Shakespeare’s death, here we are again, talking about William Shakespeare...

    This time it takes the form of a thriller by Benet Brandreth entitled The Spy of Venice, and enigmatically described as ‘A William Shakespeare Novel’...

  • Who Was William Shakespeare?

    Most people are familiar with the name William Shakespeare, but few young readers have read any of his plays, even in the most summarised form...

    In the meantime, to know more about the man, his times and works, there is an easy to read biography Who Was William Shakespeare? by Celeste Davidson Mannis...

  • Man sets himself on fire near palace of William and Kate

    LONDON: A man set himself on fire in the early hours of Tuesday outside Kensington Palace, the central London home of Prince William and his wife Kate, and later died of his injuries, British police said...

    William and Kate and their two children Prince George and Princess Charlotte were not in Kensington Palace at the time of the incident, a palace spokesman said...

  • Flights banned over William and Kate’s house

    LONDON: Flight restrictions over the country home of Prince William and his wife Kate came into effect on Sunday, with the authorities citing security considerations...

    There are a few exceptions to the rule including the helicopter of Queen Elizabeth II, who has a house at nearby Sandri­ngham, and air ambulances such as those flown by Prince William in his job...

  • Prince William and Kate end India trip with historic Taj Mahal visit

    AGRA: Prince William and his wife Kate arrived at the Taj Mahal Saturday, wrapping up their week-long trip to India and Bhutan with a visit that carries poignant echoes for Britain's royal family...

    “It's a beautiful place, stunning designs in there,” Prince William told reporters after the couple spent about half an hour inside the mausoleum, famous for its pure white marble...

  • 5th William sisters Wimbledon final on cards

    LONDON: Serena and Venus Williams can book places in the Wimbledon final on Thursday, seven years after they last slugged it out for a Grand Slam title...

    For the first time since 2009, both sisters have made it to the Wimbledon semi-finals
  • Prince William, Kate finish Canadian tour

    VICTORIA: Prince William and Kate expressed their gratitude on Saturday for the warm welcome they received from Canadians as the British royals wrapped up an eight-day tour with their two young children...

    Prince William said the trip was memorable because they brought Prince George, 3, and Princess Charlotte, who is 16 months, with them for their first official trip abroad as a family of four...

  • Prince William’s photo in Chitral goes viral

    CHITRAL: The photo of Prince William sitting on a rock with the Chiantar glacier in Baroghil in the background during his visit to Chitral on Oct 16, last year, has gone viral, after the Duke of Cambridge released the picture on Instagram at the New Year...

  • Pemra seeks ARY News response to IB complaint against 'fake news'

    The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday directed ARY News to respond to a complaint filed by the Intelligence Bureau (IB) against its report on a list of lawmakers suspected of links with banned militant groups allegedly compiled by the IB...

    The list first came to light when ARY News programme 'Power Play' aired a report on Sept 25 claiming that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif had directed the IB on...

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