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Sounds of Silence: Big Ben to be silenced for months for repairs

  One of London's most iconic clock towers, the Big Ben, will stop chiming as it shuts down for essential repairs which could cost up to £29 million, it was announced on Tuesday. The......

BONG! Big Ben needs 40 million for 'urgent repairs'

The iconic monument will fall silent for four months, the longest in its 156-year life. The report states that the Big Ben is so dilapidated that its hands could fall off.......

Big Ben to fall silent on Wednesday for Thatcher's funeral

For the first time in 48 years, London's iconic Big Ben will fall silent on Wednesday as a mark of respect for 'Iron lady' Margaret Thatcher's funeral. The former Conservative prime minister died......

London's Big Ben is leaning!

The Big Ben, the clock tower of the Palace of Westminster in London, is leaning and its tilt is now visible to the naked eye, engineers have claimed. In fact, they claim to have found that the......

The Big Ben moves to Delhi

The mayor of London Ken Livingstone arrived in India on Monday and signed a memorandum of understanding to boost tourism between the cities of London and Delhi.Why Indians love to visit LondonTo......

What led BJP towards this harakiri?

'You want a steady, confident, self-assured and highly skilful hand at the till.''It is a pity that the BJP has decided to deprive itself of such a hand at this politically sensitive time.''It is......

Achhe Din is here for the growth of Indo-US trade

Both Obama and Modi have taken bold steps towards laying the groundwork to give a big push to Indo-US trade, and now it's time to execute, says Bikash Mohapatra. The last few years, Indo-US ......

After IPL success, cricket stars to bag big endorsement deals

While IPL veterans such as Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh continue to impress on the field, new players from India and abroad have caught the attention of brand managers. The......

The story of West Bengal's dismal industrial performance

A policy-related problem that urgently needs to be redressed is the ‘miniaturisation’ of projects, notes Ashok K Lahiri. Image: Miniaturisation will not work for industry and......

Ben Affleck, Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathway win at Globes 2013

Here's a look at the big winners of the 70th Golden Globe awards. Les Miserables was a big winner at the 70th Golden Globe awards, bagging three awards -- Best Motion Picture (Musical or......

Priyanka, Sofia, Kaley: Forbes' HIGHEST PAID TV Actresses

Meet the highest paid TV actresses! The annual list featuring the highest paid TV actresses by Forbes magazine is out and Priyanka Chopra is the first Indian star to make the cut thanks to her hit......

'The Censor Board is forcing people to rebel'

'We cannot be the country that created the Kamasutra and then we show flowers kiss and a child is born.''Censorship makes no sense today. People are already watching all sorts of things......

'Rajinikanth has no insecurity'

'It's an experience of a lifetime. It's the first time I acted in a South Indian film where I was treated as an equal by an actor.' Radhika Apte gets candid. For an indie film actress, Radhika Apte......

PIX: Bachchans, Bhansali, Remo, Kabir Khan at National Awards

The 63rd National Film Awards at the Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi on May 3 saw President Pranab Mukherjee felicitate the best of Indian cinema from last year. While Kangana Ranaut received her third......

Tendulkar, Big B lead Twitteratti in congratulating Team India

Sachin Tendulkar. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images Former cricketers, including Sachin Tendulkar, among other eminent personalities, lavished praise on the Indian cricket team after the......

Ignored Yuvraj Singh finds place in MCC squad

Yuvraj Singh of Rest of the World walks off. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images Indian big-hitting batsman Yuvraj Singh was not able to cement his place in the 2015 World Cup squad and was......

Cricket Buzz: Flintoff considering T20 Big Bash stint

Andrew Flintoff. Photograph: Ben Hoskins/Getty Images Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff has hinted that he could continue his cricketing comeback with a stint in Australia's domestic......

Bangladesh hope Chittagong marks a Test turning point

Over the next three months, Bangladesh will play two Tests in New Zealand and one in India.  IMAGE: Shakib Al Hasan of Bangladesh celebrates after taking a wicket against England in the......

Debutant Ball and Rashid bowl England to thrilling win

IMAGE: Jake Ball, left, of England celebrates with Moeen Ali and captain Jos Buttler after taking the final wicket of Taskin Ahmed (not in picture) of Bangladesh to win the 1st ODI match at......
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