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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......

India shining: From Big Apple to Big Ben

Okay, so maybe a six-metre high replica of the Taj Mahal floating down the Thames is a tad clichd. But the objective behind the recently-concluded India Now festival, as articulated by Mayor Ken......

Big Ben falls silent for more than an hour

Big Ben, the 147-year-old clock on the banks of the River Thames famous for its accuracy and chimes, stopped ticking for more than hour, and officials don't know why.The problem occurred on Friday......

FIIs pull $8 bn out of debt market in 2013

Market recovery on the cards in 2014 as investors are likely to chase higher yields The Indian debt market will never forget year 2013. Foreign investors pulled out a record Rs 50,989 crore (close......

D-Street eyes RBI, US Fed meets

Indian shares are likely to continue their downtrend ahead of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the US Federal Reserve’s meet next week. Market participants said expectations of a rise in......

How India can gain from the US Fed's taper programme

With the US fiscal impasse discouraging the Fed’s taper programme, India has a window of opportunity to get its macroeconomic house in order, rues Abheek Barua Some things are becoming quite......

FM refuses to rule out sovereign bonds

A sovereign bond float continued to be among the range of options to address the current account deficit (CAD), Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Tuesday, even as former Finance Minister......

After selloff, some dip toes back in emerging markets

The threat of less central bank stimulus and higher interest rates has crushed emerging markets more than most assets in the past two months, in some cases slashing the value of stocks and bonds in......

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......

Miranda Kerr, Ellen, Bruce Willis: The GLAM Oscar after party

Vanity Fair's annual Oscar after party had Hollywood A-listers queuing up to celebrate the big night.After the 86th Academy awards wrapped up, guests at the awards show headed to the high profile......

Raja Sen: Why Ben Affleck will make a GOOD Batman

The SuperBat movie could be a massive letdown, but it won't be because of Ben Affleck, believes Raja Sen. My, you'd think he'd married Batman. The conjoined-celebrity nickname is reserved usually......

Telluride Film Festival: The Mecca for lovers of cinema

Aseem Chhabra celebrates 40 years of the prestigious Telluride Film Festival. On Wednesday, I'll be going home -- for the 20th time.  Since 1994, I have been taking an annual pilgrimage......

I-Day special: Do these actors resemble Gandhi, Nehru? VOTE!

For a biopic about a revered patriotic figure to entirely work, physical likeness is key. It doesn't matter then if it's a superstar or a rank newcomer but adventurous casting at the cost of......

Jadeja, Smith guide Chennai to narrow win over Rajasthan

Ravindra Jadeja’s brilliant all-round display, after Dwayne Smith's fine batting, helped Chennai Super Kings defend a modest total and beat Rajasthan Royals by seven runs in Wednesday’s......

Injured Johnson out of World Twenty20

Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson was ruled out of the ICC World Twenty20 due to an infected toe and has been replaced by Doug Bollinger in the squad. Johnson suffered a cut on his right big......

Watson named Rajasthan Royals captain; Dravid mentor

Shane Watson will lead Rajasthan Royals in the seventh edition of the  Indian Premier League 2014. The 2008 champions also revealed that former skipper Rahul Dravid, who retired from all......

Australia beat England in third ODI to claim series

David Warner and Shaun Marsh smashed fifties to complement their bowlers' efforts as Australia crushed England by seven wickets in the third One-Day International in Sydney on Sunday to take an......

Pietersen criticised for 'letting ego come before England's needs'

Former England captain David Gower has joined the list of critics who believe that controversial batsman Kevin Pietersen had allowed his ego to come before the needs of the team in England's 5-0......
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Q. QUIZ - Who Constructed the first striking clock ?
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Q. if you are looking at the big Ben, in which country would you be ?
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Q. 35: Simple one: Your preference: A wall clock or a Table clock (Apart fm Wrist watch)
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Q. quiz - Who constructed the big ben clock in GB ?
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CSK overcome Royals in low-scorer

DUBAI: The left-arm spin of Ravindra Jadeja proved too much to handle for the Rajasthan Royals in their IPL 2014 match on Wednesday. The... ...

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CSK wins a thriller

Chennai Super Kings clinched victory over Rajasthan Royals in an Indian Premier League cliff-hanger at the Dubai cricket stadium on Wednesday... ...

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Appeal judges hint at doubts in insider case

United States Attorney Preet Bharara has won 80 insider trading convictions without a defeat Ben Protess & Matthew Goldstein April 24, 2014 Last... ...

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Novartis-GSK asset swap offers template for pharma and beyond

By Ben Hirschler, Martinne Geller and Anjuli Davies LONDON (Reuters) - The loud welcome given by investors to this week's deal for Novartis... ...

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