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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......

'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......

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......

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......

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......

The Top 11 English Films of 2014

From Boyhood to The Grand Budapest Hotel, we've seen some brilliant cinema this year. The year 2014 saw many exceptional films, some of which have already dominated the critics’ awards cycle.......

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 8 Auction: No takers for these players!

Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene The Players' Auction for the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League saw cash being splurged. - IPL 8 Auction: The players, their price - IPL......

IPL 8 auctions: Rs 135 cr up for play!

This year's auctions will wrap up in one day; auctioneer Richard Madley will man the gavel just like last year Actor Ranbir Kapoor with Kings XI Punjab co-owner Preity Zinta at the Indian Premier......
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Sri Lankan doubts on loans, submarines seen as rebuff to Beijing

7:49pm IST BEIJING (Reuters) - If last week's visit to Beijing by Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera was meant to allay fears... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/03/02/china-sri-lanka-defence-idINKBN0LY1IR20150302?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews
Trending in Rajasthan

VOLUME CONTROL Lalitha Suhasini is the Editor of Rolling Stone India The younger, local audience in Rajasthan may not realise... ...

http://www.openthemagazine.com/article/voices/trending-in-rajasthan
Whodunit? In Cybercrime, Attribution is not Easy

"Whodunit" is essential to solving crimes. You can't make an arrest or prosecute a crime if you don't even know who committed it. That makes... ...

http://www.computerworld.in/feature/whodunit%3F-in-cybercrime%2C-attribution-is-not-easy
Phone firms bet on year of smartwatch

Defying scepticism and geek-stigma, mobile phone firms are determined this year to sell you a wristwatch wirelessly connected to your mobile phone.... ...

http://tech.firstpost.com/news-analysis/wrist-action-phone-firms-bet-year-smartwatch-256925.html
The 2016 US presidential hopefuls literary guide

Judging from the plethora of titles now crowding bookstore shelves, it would appear that publishing a memoir has become something of a requirement... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/yMb6STnmIUSvbfTaKxRidJ/The-2016-US-presidential-hopefuls-literary-guide.html

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