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Saturday, October 24, 2020

Queen Victoria


Did you know Queen Victoria loved to draw? See pics of her sketches and paintings

July 07, 2020 4:40 pm

Queen Victoria was eight years old when she started drawing classes. And many of her paintings and sketches have been preserved

Recipe for Queen Victoria's favourite sponge cake revealed

May 29, 2020 4:34 pm

Queen Victoria used to regularly eat a slice of the sponge cake with tea, every afternoon.

Hindu Sena pays tributes to Queen Victoria on death anniv, says she freed India from autocratic Mughals

January 23, 2019 8:38 am

The national spokesperson and vice-president of the Hindu Sena, claimed, "India would have disintegrated into thousands of pieces had it not been the Britishers, who under the Queen, united a large number of princely states into one entity in 1857."

Princess Diana tapes unearth details of her suicide attempt soon after marriage

June 13, 2017 10:03 am

"I was so depressed, and I was trying to cut my wrists with razor blades," Princes Diana said in the recording.

CST’s Victoria missing without a trace

December 21, 2015 3:40 am

Railway officials clueless, reply to RTI query says no records of the statue available.

Queen 'Victoria's secret' fetches 12k pounds at auction

July 12, 2015 1:29 pm

The pants were sold alongside a nightdress, stockings and hats worn by Victoria and her third child Princess Alice. In 2014, a pair of Victoria's bloomers sold at an auction in Kent for 6,200 pounds.

Auto Explosion India

February 09, 2014 12:33 am

AutoExplosion is the annual event that drives us to transports of delight.

My buffaloes more famous than Queen Victoria: Azam

February 05, 2014 2:32 am

Azam was speaking at a programme organised for the launch of three books written by Padma Bhushan Dr Gopal Das ‘Neeraj’.

Know your city: 21. Empress Botanical Garden

December 09, 2013 1:42 am

The Empress Botanical Garden is amongst the most historic and botanically important gardens in Pune.

Queen Victoria’s piano back on display after 20 years

June 22, 2012 4:46 am

A grand piano belonging to Queen Victoria made its comeback at an exhibit after 20 years at Victoria Memorial on the occasion of World Music Day today.