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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......

World Bank to lend $650 million for Indian rail project

Indian Railways has struggled to expand to keep up with demand The World Bank said on Wednesday it had cleared a $650 million loan for a huge Indian freight rail corridor that will span 1,840 kms......

Iconic Rajabai Clock Tower, University Library get a grand makeover

Mumbai’s architectural wonder, the Rajabai Clock Tower has received a magnificent makeover, thanks to Tata Consultancy Services. Image: Rajaji Tower gets a makeover. Photograph: Sahil......

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......

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......

'Stealing the Tour 7 years in a row? It's like stealing the Mona Lisa'

'It was a spectacular crime, wasn't it? Sepp is on the same scale. He's up there with Lance.' 'I don't think Lance's a fascinating man. He lied and cheated. I never got the impression that he was......

Review: De Niro and Hathaway hit all the right notes in The Intern

The Intern is an easy, breezy office space confection that makes for a lighthearted viewing, feels Sukanya Verma. As I sat down to write about Nancy Meyers' The Intern, I thought how if I......

IMAGE: Parineeti's HOT new photoshoot

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:   Parineeti Chopra may not have had a release since Shaad Ali's ill-fated Kill Dill, but the pretty actress has her hands......

The real challenges of shooting Baahubali

'So much sacrifice has gone into Baahubali and it's been worth it. The film is going to be part of history.' 'We never thought we would get such an amazing response. The film has cut across......

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......

Unveiled: Sachin and Warnie's plans for America

'Sachin and I will be tossing a coin in New York City... It will be part of history.' Shane Warne outlines plans for the Cricket All Stars League to P Rajendran/ in New York. IMAGE:......

Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne to play T20 matches in US

IMAGE: Sachin Tendulkar (left) stands with Shane Warne. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters In an effort to popularize cricket in the US, several icons including master blaster Sachin......
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Why aren't more games set in London? Rich in history and filled with iconic landmarks, England's capital is a charming playground - yet only a... ...
Microsoft Hides $43B Apple-esque Business in Plain Sight

Microsoft has created a $43 billion business, a potential Apple-and-OEM-esque company-within-a-company that could be used to take up the slack if... ...
Pakistan get Yasir Shah scare, Finn out for England

Abu Dhabi: Pakistan's chances of defeating England in Tuesday's opening Test match in Abu Dhabi suffered a blow on Monday when key leg-spinner... ...
'Stealing the Tour 7 years in a row? It's like stealing the Mona Lisa'

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