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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......

What's wrong with the world economy?

While earlier it was China and other Asian economies that were contributing to a 'global savings glut', it seems Germany is now sitting on a mountain of savings, point out Abheek Barua &......

Buffett's wit, humility, charm never fail to impress shareholders

Unusually, for letters to shareholders but not for Mr Buffett's annual missives that have been compiled into a book, there are plenty of laugh-out-loud moments as you retrace the journey Berkshire......

'The psychological impact of layoffs is often forgotten'

But when organisations cushion the impact to make it less traumatic, it helps in the recovery process, Wayne F Cascio tells Business Standard. What sort of impact does a downsizing exercise have......

Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 4 to keep pace with iPhone 6

     Samsung has launched a virtual reality headset for its new Galaxy Note 4 phablet using technology from Oculus VR, a company that Facebook Inc is buying for $2 billion. Samsung......

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......

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......

Review: Cinderella is all things magical!

What Sukanya Verma loves about Kenneth Branagh’s extravagant vision is he gives us a Cinderella that’s got a little more spirit and penchant for horse-riding if not the......

Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne, Jullianne Moore win

The 87th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. A quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: BEST PICTURE American Sniper  Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Boyhood The......

PIX: The FABULOUS life of Shraddha Kapoor

Get a load of this star actress's diva life.Shraddha Kapoor's rise to stardom has been quite unlike anybody else's in Bollywood. While she started off with a minor role in Amitabh Bachchan and Ben......

Birdman, Boyhood, American Sniper sweep Oscar 2015 nominations

The 87th Annual Academy awards nominations were announced by directors JJ Abrams and Alfonso Cuarón as well as Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, at the......

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......

IPL: Can RCB end slump against table-toppers Rajasthan?

Players from Royal Challengers Bangalore. Photograph: BCCI Pushed to the bottom of the heap after three successive losses, it will take an extraordinary effort from Royal Challengers Bangalore to......

Is Pietersen in line for Ashes recall?

KP has been raking up big runs in county cricket, and, Australian captain Clarke has a sneaking suspicion that the England batsman could make the squad for the Ashes Surrey's Kevin Pietersen......
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Kipchoge executes perfect race to win London Marathon

By By | Reuters 17 minutes ago LONDON (Reuters) - Marathons are increasingly being decided by the smallest margins and Sunday's men's race in... ...

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Root rues unresponsive Grenada pitch

Grenada: Joe Root admitted pitches like the one in Grenada make it easier to make centuries and harder to win games, as West Indies batted... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/eng-vs-wi-root-rues-unresponsive-grenada-pitch/16164176
Leaders, charities offer condolences, help

LONDON: World leaders and global charities offered condolences and emergency aid toNepal following the earthquake Saturday while grappling to... ...

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Lewis Hamilton champion lands role in Zoolander 2

Lewis Hamilton Looks like Lewis Hamilton has landed himself a cameo role in Zoolander 2. The F1 world champion was spotted on the Rome set for... ...

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Anderson burst gives England shot at victory

Provided by Wisden James Anderson was involved in all six wickets that fell in the first session of the final day's play. James Anderson... ...

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