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#Austereo: Radio station behind Kate hoax call donates £289,000 to Jacintha Saldanha family

#Austereo: Radio station behind Kate hoax call donates £289,000 to Jacintha Saldanha family

The Australian radio network behind a hoax phone call that led to an Indian nurse taking her own life has donated nearly £300,000 to the Karnataka-born nurse's family.

Southern Cross Austereo made a donation of half a million Australian dollars (a...

#PeoplePower: Passengers bar Pak politicians from PIA flight after two-hour delay

#PeoplePower: Passengers bar Pak politicians from PIA flight after two-hour delay

It's not often that 'people power' goes up against the powerful Pakistani establishment and emerges unscathed. 

On Monday however, in a rare show of strength, passengers on board a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight decided to kick out a...

#Masterpiece: Vishal Bhardwaj and Shahid Kapoor talk Shakespearean Snobbery and Haircuts

#Masterpiece: Vishal Bhardwaj and Shahid Kapoor talk Shakespearean Snobbery and Haircuts

He's certainly kept fans waiting.  And salivating.

Literally drooling at the prospect of seeing his final flourish.  The last brush stroke on a contemporary masterpiece; the final pane of glass on an architectural gem; the concluding anecdote of a...

#TheEmpireDebate: Expert panel to discuss just what the Brits did for us

#TheEmpireDebate: Expert panel to discuss just what the Brits did for us

On the day Scotland votes to become independent of Westminster, a panel of distinguished experts will debate the impact British rule had on the Indian sub-continent as part of events marking the 400th anniversary of the beginning of formal relation...

#BlurredLines: Shiv Ayyadurai - the strange case of the man who 'INVENTED EMAIL'

#BlurredLines: Shiv Ayyadurai - the strange case of the man who 'INVENTED EMAIL'

Whatever his achievements, Shiva Ayyadurai has plenty of admirers and detractors alike. 

He's been variously called a 'charlatan', a 'fraud', a 'genius' and has received glowing endorsements by the likes of Noam Chomsky and Amitabh Bachchan.

Now,...

#Muckrakers: Afghanistan's first ever female graffiti artist in 2014 Artraker Awards shortlist

#Muckrakers: Afghanistan's first ever female graffiti artist in 2014 Artraker Awards shortlist

Afghanistan's first female graffiti artist and a former Burmese political prisoner who began creating art while in gaol are among artists shortlisted for the 2014 Artraker Awards, honouring artists whose work has been inspired by conflicts around t...

#Celebration: Priti Patel backs nominations for inaugural Dadabhai Naoroji Awards

#Celebration: Priti Patel backs nominations for inaugural Dadabhai Naoroji Awards

Priti Patel, Prime Minister David Cameron's 'Indian Diaspora Champion', has thrown her not-inconsiderable support behind the recently unveiled Dadabhai Naoroji Awards.

Launched by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg during his visit to India in Augus...

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