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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......

Review: Guardians Of The Galaxy is a stunning success

Guardians Of The Galaxy takes place in a remarkable world drawn lovingly and beautifully by imaginative folks low on skin-coloured crayons, says Raja Sen. It all begins with the most, most......

Meet Hollywood's HIGHEST PAID Actors of the year

Check out the stars who grace Forbes magazine's latest list.Forbes magazine recently listed the highest paid actors of the year. Take a look at the top 10 names on it.10. Mark WahlbergTransformers......

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......

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......

Mike Hussey fears spin won't have much say in 2015 World Cup

Image: West Indies spinner Sunil Narine. Photograph: Gareth Copley/Getty Images Even as the teams get ready for next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, Michael Hussey has predicted......

League Cup: MK Dons humiliate Manchester United

Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United despairs with assistant Ryan Giggs during the Capital One Cup second round match in Milton Keynes. Clive Mason/Getty Images Manchester United's early......

After washout, India desperate to get cracking in Cardiff ODI

Rocked by one controversy after another, India will be hoping the spotlight shifts to the cricketing action as they take on an upbeat England side in the second One-Day International in Cardiff, on......

Dhoni, tailenders put India in control on Day 2

The last wicket pairing of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami produced a stunning rearguard century partnership as India recovered from a dramatic middle-order collapse to post a commendable 457......
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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. quiz - Who constructed the big ben clock in GB ?
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THE MINERVA PROJECT INVOLVES NO LECTURE HALLS, NO DEBATING SOCIETIES, NO SPORTS TEAMS AND NO FRATERNITIES. INSTEAD, THE 33 STUDENTS WHO HAVE MADE... ...

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We have a chance to bounce back in fourth ODI, feels England coach

Ex-cricketers are of the belief thatCook should be sacked as the ODI captain and indeed replacing him with someone else for the WC. (Source:... ...

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Birmingham: Trailing the five-match series 0-2 after three outings, England coach Peter Moores still believes that his side can draw level when... ...

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