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  Order of the Indian Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The motto of the Order is Imperatricis auspiciis (Latin for "Under the auspices of the Empress"), a reference to Victoria, the first Empress of India.
The Order is the junior British order of chivalry associated with the Empire of India; the senior one is The Most Exalted Order of the Star of India.
The Order of the Indian Empire was intended to be a less exclusive version of the Order of the Star of India (which was founded in 1861); consequently, many more appointments were made to the former than to the latter.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Order_of_the_Indian_Empire   (908 words)

  
 Order of the Star of India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Order is the senior order of chivalry associated with the Empire of India; the junior order is The Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire.
The Order of the Indian Empire, founded in 1877, was intended to be a less exclusive version of the Order of the Star of India; consequently, many more appointments were made to the former than to the latter.
The Order's statutes were specially amended to permit the admission of Queen Mary as a Knight Grand Commander in 1911.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Order_of_the_Star_of_India   (1091 words)

  
 British honours system - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Imperial Order of the Crown of India (1878)
There was a third order, the Order of the Crown of India, that was open exclusively to ladies.
For example the medal of the Order of the British Empire ceased to be awarded in the UK in 1993, as was the companion level award of the Imperial Service Order (although its medal is still used).
americancanyon.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/British_honours_system   (1723 words)

  
 Order of the British Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
At the foundation of the Order, the "Medal of the Order of the British Empire" was instituted.
The Usher of the Order is known as the Gentleman Usher of the Purple Rod; he does not, unlike his Order of the Garter equivalent (the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod), perform any duties related to the House of Lords.
The chapel of the order is in the far eastern end of the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral, but it holds its great services upstairs in the main body of the cathedral.
www.secaucus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Order_of_the_British_Empire   (2069 words)

  
 Order of the Companions of Honour - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Order of the Companions of Honour is a British and Commonwealth Order (decoration).
The order confers no knighthood or other status, but recipients of this one-class order are entitled to use the post-nominal letters "CH".
The insignia of the Order consists of an oval medallion with an oak tree, a shield with the royal arms hanging from one branch, and on the left a mounted knight in armour.
www.peekskill.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Order_of_the_Companions_of_Honour   (414 words)

  
 The Star-Spangled Banner - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During the night, Key witnessed the battle, and was inspired by the American victory and the sight of the enormous American flag still standing in the midst of the battle.
This flag, with fifteen stars and fifteen stripes, is today on display in the National Museum of American History, a part of the Smithsonian Institution.
A common stage trick done by vocalists is, during the singing of the words "free" and "brave" near the end of the song, to jump up to the tonic as a demonstration of virtuosity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Star-Spangled_Banner   (2754 words)

  
 Order of the Star of Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The construction of the Order was patterned after the Unification Order (Ordinul Unirii) established by Ion Alexandru Cuza, Prince of the United Principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia, during the period 1859-1866.
This Order was also in the shape of a Byzantine cross of dark blue enamel edged in silver or gold gilt surrounded by rays of irregular length and surmounted by a Royal Crown.
The Order of the Star was headed by a Great Master who was the King assisted by a chancellor, the foreign minister and an honor council generally made up of four members appointed by the King.
www.marksmedals.com /romanian_medals_files/order_of_the_star.html   (1411 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Star of India
Star of India (gem): the largest star sapphire in the world.
Order of the Star of India (1861 –; 1947): an order of chivalry associated with the British Empire of India.
Star of India (ship): the world's oldest ship that is still seaworthy, currently a museum ship in San Diego.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Star-of-India   (166 words)

  
 Field Marshal Lord Roberts of Kandahar-Honours
The Order was discontinued in 1947 due to independence being granted to India and Pakistan; the Order is the fourth and final British Order which has been discontinued owing to political reasons, the others being the Orders of St Patrick, Guelphic and Star of India.
The design of the Order, like the Star of India, came about as it was necessary to omit a cross, which is the traditional basis for the designs of British orders.
The Order was intended to serve as a junior award to the Order of the Star of India, a certain proportion of the Indian Empire Order was awarded to officers of the two services.
www.pinetreeweb.com /roberts-honours-GCIE.htm   (353 words)

  
 BANGLAPEDIA: Order of the Star of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Order of the Star of India was introduced by Queen Victoria as an imperial title by Letters Patent dated the 23 February 1861.
A massive public contact drive was undertaken after the sepoy revolt, 1857 which was caused, as parliament and India Office perceived the crisis, by a persistent lack of communication between the rulers and the ruled.
The Order was particularly addressed to distinguished subjects of British India and native princes well known for their virtue, merit, contributions and loyalty to the raj.
banglapedia.org /HT/O_0033.htm   (170 words)

  
 A'BECKETT, GILBERT ABBOTT - LoveToKnow Article on A'BECKETT, GILBERT ABBOTT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
His investment with the insignia of the highest grade of the Order of the Star of India appeared to give him much pleasure.
From the end of 1888 the amir passed eighteen months in his northern provinces bordering upon the Oxus, where he was engaged in pacifying the country that had been disturbed by revolts, and in-punishing with a heavy hand all who were known or suspected to have taken any part in rebellion.
In 1803 Sir Henry Durand was deputed to Kabul by the government of India for the purpose of settling an exchange of territory required by the demarcation of the boundary between north-eastern Afghanistan and the Russian possessions, and in order to discuss with the amir other pending questions.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /A/AB/A_BECKETT_GILBERT_ABBOTT.htm   (1237 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Order of the Star of India
Military Badge of the Order of the Bath The Most Honourable Order of the Bath is a British order of chivalry founded by George I on 18 May 1725.
The Governor-General of India (or Governor-General and Viceroy of India) was the head of the British administration in India.
The office of Secretary of State for India or India Secretary was created in 1858 when India was brought under direct British rule (British Raj).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Order-of-the-Star-of-India   (1479 words)

  
 China's not the only rising star: India closes in - www.smh.com.au
India, long spurned by foreign investors for its over-arching government control, is on a roll, with foreign groups steadily buying in industries from brewing to banking.
India produces 2.2 tonnes a year of gold, well short of annual consumption of about 800 tonnes, a gap Deccan Gold is seeking to fill via a $10 million exploration program.
India's car industry, which for years centred on producing the Ambassador, a clone of a 1950s Morris Major, is booming, thanks to a surging middle class and low wages of about R12,000 ($350) a month, giving it entre into export markets.
www.smh.com.au /articles/2004/02/01/1075570290606.html   (1572 words)

  
 BRITISH HONOURS SYSTEM FACTS AND INFORMATION
Later, the first English order of chivalry, the Order_of_the_Garter was created in 1348 by Edward_III.
There was a third order, the Order_of_the_Crown_of_India, that was open exclusively to ladies.
Recipients of orders, decorations and medals receive no styling of ''Sir'' or ''Dame'', but they may attach the according postnominal letters to their name, e.g.
www.flowergods.com /British_honours_system   (1778 words)

  
 The Hindu Business Line : Star India to broadbase advertising revenues — New strategy being put in place to step up ...
RUPERT Murdoch-owned Star India is planning to beat the broadcasting industry's average growth rate by de-risking its business model and broadbasing its advertising revenues.
Star India is also broadbasing the advertising revenues by launching several new channels.
The Star head also felt that the existing ad rates for Star Plus, which is about Rs 3.5 lakh for a 30-seconder during prime time, is not very high and there is scope for further increase.
www.thehindubusinessline.com /2004/06/10/stories/2004061002660100.htm   (628 words)

  
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Orders, Decorations and Medals: Star and badge of a Knight Commander of the Order of The Bath (civil division) [K.C.B cr.
21 November 1890]; Badge of a Companion of the Order of the Star of India [C.S.I cr.
Orders, Decorations and Medals: (Order of The Bath; Order of the Star of India) Burke's Peerage; (others) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland and B.T. Simpkin, British Battles and Medals, London, 1988.
lafayette.150m.com /smi3095.html   (193 words)

  
 The Order Of The Star Of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Order was instituted by Queen Victoria on 23 Feb. 1861 and was given precedence above that of the Order Of Saint Michael And Saint George.
The appointments to the Order were made from ruling princes and chiefs of India and British Subjects who had done service of note in India.
The insignia of this Order in the first class are more beautiful and valuable than those of any other Order, as they are ornamented with a considerable number of diamonds, and are worn in full dress uniform with the Star on the left breast, and the Badge on the left hip.
www.hypospace.net /equipment/awards/starofindia.htm   (196 words)

  
 Star - India are now the chokers, says Sunil
India were also mauled in the first final at Melbourne on Friday, scoring just 222 before losing the match by seven wickets.
"India's top order had been softened in Perth and had not recovered at all," Gavaskar said, referring to the team's defeat against Australia in a league match on a fast and bouncy track.
India had silenced their critics by drawing a four-Test series 1-1 before floundering in the one-day tournament.
www.thestar.co.za /index.php?fSectionId=133&fArticleId=345261   (361 words)

  
 Indiantelevision.com > News Headlines > TDSAT interim order brings Star back on Asianet
MUMBAI: Following an interim order by the Telecom Disputes Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT), Star India has switched on the services of its bouquet of channels to Asianet Satellite Communications (ASC), the largest cable TV network in Kerala.
Star India had discontinued its services to ASC on 7 May 2005, alleging non-payment of dues.
According to the Star spokesperson, the next hearing will be held in September.
indiantelevision.com /headlines/y2k5/aug/aug240.htm   (150 words)

  
 Cambridge University Heraldic and Genealogical Society -- Orders of Chivalry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
H.M. the Queen is the Sovereign of all nine British orders of chivalry.
Her Majesty is also Sovereign head of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem.
Although not a national order of chivalry, this is an order of the British Crown and therefore enjoys a well-established semi-official status.
www.cam.ac.uk /societies/cuhags/orderofc/gmasters.htm   (138 words)

  
 Eclectic Theosophical History: Extract from an Order of the Star in the East pamphlet
Extract from an Order of the Star in the East pamphlet
The oldest established is at Adyar, Madras, India, which, as headquarters of the world-wide Theosophical movement for the past forty-five years, is a unique focus of spiritual life-energies, strongly linked up with the vital currents flowing from the great Occult Hierarchy.
The third Centre, which will be the European Headquarters of the Star, is at Ommen, in Holland, where the beautiful estate of Eerde has lately been presented to the Order by its owner, Baron van Pallandt.
www.katinkahesselink.net /his/stareas3.html   (952 words)

  
 montrealfood.com: Reviews >> Star of India
Over the years I've been to several Indian restos, including Salaam Bombay, Allo Inde, Cari House, Prince des Indes and probably a couple of others, but Star of India is the one I keep coming back to.
Star of India stands out as unpretentious, inexpensive and delightful.
The advice then is to order away from the daily menu, scope out the dishes that appeal à la carte and be assertive (extra onions, spicier than usual, etc.) Have the kitchen pay attention to the dish rather than just dishing it out.
www.montrealfood.com /restos/starofindia.html   (695 words)

  
 Star Of India - Austin, TX   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Star Of India - Austin, TX DineRate.com › TX › Austin ›
Top-Notch IndianDelicious food is served at Star of India, priced for 'treating yourself' to eating out, without being a burden on the wallet.
Star of India has subdued, quiet ambiance and a friendly staff.
austin.tx.dinerate.com /star-of-india~95523   (94 words)

  
 Star of India...Star of Bombay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Star of India is a Ceylonese blue stone weighing 563.35 carats and is considered to be the largest of its kind in the world.
The artisan who cut this stone had to be able to accurately judge the correct orientation in his design in order to bring out the striking refections inside the gem which would bring out the most beauty of the star.
Two great stars of the silent screen shine in the forefront of Hollywood's gallery of actors and actresses as symbols of successful marriages.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Orders, Decorations and Medals: Star, sash and badge of a Grand Commander of the Star of India [G.C.S.I. cr.
27 February 1895]; badge and star (barely visible) of a Knight of Grace of the Order of St John of Jerusalem [K.St.J.]; Queen Victoria Jubilee Medal 1887 with 1897 bar.
Orders, Decorations and Medals: (The Order of the Star of India and The Order of the Indian Empire) Burke's Peerage; (K.St.J. Charles W. Tozer, The Insignia and Medals of the Grand Priory of the Most Venerable Order of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, London, 1975.
lafayette.150m.com /san2481a.html   (214 words)

  
 A380: the star of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
India's booming civil aviation market is set to make Paris the show of surprises.
Following a mass of orders yesterday it looks like low-cost start-up Kingfisher Airlines will be announcing the purchase of Airbus A380s.
There were plenty of orders dished up yesterday with Jet Airways ordering A330s and Boeing 777s and another newcomer, Paramount Airways, taking Embraer 170 and 175s.
www.flightinternational.com /Articles/2005/06/15/Navigation/178/199555/A380+the+star+of+India.html   (382 words)

  
 "The Light of Asia" by Edwin Arnold (The Life of Gautama Buddha)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This volume is dutifully inscribed to the sovereign, grand master, and companions of The Most Exalted Order of the Star of India by the author.
In the following Poem I have sought, by the medium of an imaginary Buddhist votary, to depict the life and character and indicate the philosophy of that noble hero and reformer, Prince Gautama of India, the founder of Buddhism.
A generation ago little or nothing was known in Europe of this great faith of Asia, which had nevertheless existed during twenty-four centuries, and at this day surpasses, in the number of its followers and the area of its prevalence, any other form of creed.
www.theosophy-nw.org /theosnw/books/lightasi/asia-hp.htm   (886 words)

  
 CTV.ca | Star Air India witness denies lying under oath
— The star witness against accused Air India bomber Ajaib Singh Bagri admitted Tuesday he has lied in the past but insisted he is not lying in testimony against his former friend.
Before the Air India attack, the man's apartment was raided by U.S. authorities.
The court was told he swung a deal with one of the officers to act as an informant on Sikh militants.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1078271812705_93/?hub=Canada   (709 words)

  
 Star of India
Star of India is one of the best Indian Restaurants in Los Angeles.
Star of India has served a wide range of customers since 1996 in its new and current location Los Angeles and Star of India has been in business since 1982.
Star of India is the Best Indian Food in Town.
www.starofindiala.com   (170 words)

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