Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II Wows In Green At 90th Birthday Parade

Queen Elizabeth II marked her official 90th birthday  by taking the salute at a special military parade in London where her vivid green outfit caused a sensation.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Britain's Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (R) arrive in a horse-drawn carriage at Horse Guards Parade for the Queen's Birthday Parade, 'Trooping the Colour', in London on June 11, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II and Britain’s Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (R) arrive in a horse-drawn carriage at Horse Guards Parade for the Queen’s Birthday Parade, ‘Trooping the Colour’, in London on June 11, 2016. PHOTO: AFP

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II Wows In Green At 90th Birthday Parade

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II arrives in a horse-drawn carriage at Horse Guards Parade for the Queen’s Birthday Parade, ‘Trooping the Colour’. (AFP Photo)

Queen Elizabeth II marked her official 90th birthday  by taking the salute at a special military parade in London where her vivid green outfit caused a sensation.

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Six of the world’s most interesting liquor bottles

In an increasingly competitive liquor market, it isn’t enough to merely produce a good spirit. You’ve also got to make sure it is ‘visible’ to customers in bars, at airport duty-free outlets and at the local liquor store. And these six bottles featured here are sure to be noticed. 

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Highland Park 50 Year-Old Single Malt Whisky: This surely has to be among the coolest bottles ever designed to hold whisky. And, the spirit it holds is worthy of such a design. Each bottle is hand-crafted by famed Scottosh jewellery designer Maeve Gillies, and is influenced “by the sea, wild weather and the passage of time.” (Text: Team Express Foodie) 

Kalashnikov Vodka: This one’s quite a riot. It’s plain vodka, Russian, we suppose, and the ‘bottle’ comes with a fancy case. Kalashnikov Ak -47 Vodka had a limited production run, but chances are, if you really want one, you could find it on the Internet. Obviously, if you are going to travel with it, you’ll have a problem at the security checkpoints. (Text: Team Express Foodie)

Kalashnikov Vodka: This one’s quite a riot...

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This Pic of Bhutan’s King Chopping Onions and Chillies is Trending

This is the same country that uses the concept of ‘Gross National Happiness’ to measure and encourage the happiness quotient among citizens.

This Photo Of Bhutan’s King Cooking For Children Is A Lesson In Humility We All Need To Learn

This picture of Bhutan's King Jigme Wangchuck is currently trending on Facebook.

This picture of Bhutan’s King Jigme Wangchuck is currently trending on Facebook.

  1. Bhutan’s King was pictured subverting protocol and chopping vegetables.
  2. He did so to help prepare a meal for students of a school in Mongar.
  3. The photograph was tweeted by Harsh Goenka, chairman of RPG Enterprises.

He trended earlier this year after planting over one lakh trees to celebrate the birth of his son and now, Bhutan’s King Jigme Wangchuck has found social media fame once again...

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On poverty and prosperity, lot done, lot to do

The rapid decline in India’s poverty levels over the last decade augurs well for the country’s efforts to eradicate poverty.

High growth in India has not led to as rapid a reduction of poverty as might have been expected.

High growth in India has not led to as rapid a reduction of poverty as might have been expected. (Express Archive)

The rapid decline in India’s poverty levels over the last decade augurs well for the country’s efforts to eradicate poverty. Though the decline was faster and more broad-based than in the preceding decades, examples from across the developing world suggest it could have been more inclusive and responsive to economic growth.

India has made tremendous progress in reducing absolute poverty in the past two decades...

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6 Inspiring Convocation Speeches

Speaking to graduating students in Delhi, Raghuram Rajan joked that his words might be soon forgotten. ETPanache rounds up lectures that stayed with you long after they were delivered
It has been the season of convoca tion speeches. Last week Larry Ellison exhorted students not to put too high a premium on mon ey. Not long before that RBI governor Raghuram Rajan delivered the convocation address at the Shiv Nadar University in Delhi. He began the address by saying, “If you even remember a word I say a few years from now, I will have surpassed the average convocation speaker.“Rajan may think that most students don’t remember their graduation address...
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