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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......

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.......

What do John Abraham and Batman have in common?

Which is your favourite buff body? VOTE now! Bodybuilding for actors is not just about fitness anymore. According to the script’s requirements, these dedicated leading men go all out to both......

Review: Exodus is a good time-pass film

Exodus: Gods And Kings doesn't exactly have the greatest screenplay of all time but what it lacks in the writing department, it makes up for with stunning visuals, says Paloma Sharma. Ridley Scott,......

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......

Asian Cup: Iraq beat Iran on penalties to enter semis

Saad Abdulameer, Dhurgham Ismael and Marwan Hussein of Iraq celebrate the winning goal by Salam Shakir in a penalty shoot out during the 2015 Asian Cup match between Iran and Iraq. Photograph:......

EPL: Mirallas penalty miss extends dismal Everton run

James Morrison of West Brom battles for the ball with Kevin Mirallas of Everton. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Kevin Mirallas' first-half penalty miss proved costly as Everton's......

FA charges Mourinho for verbal attack on referee

Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea and Didier Drogba of Chelsea appeal to the fourth official. Photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was charged with misconduct by......

Chelsea's reserve 'keeper Schwarzer joins strugglers Leicester

Former Australia goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer is leaving joint Premier League leaders Chelsea to join bottom club Leicester City, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed. Schwarzer, 42, played 12......
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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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Apple ropes in distribution giant Brightstar for India

Traffic movement in south Delhi is likely to be affected on Tuesday as the traffic police has decided to shut down parts of August Kranti Marg as... ...

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CEOs from India, US discuss IPR, piracy among other issues

Issues related with intellectual property rights, including piracy of films and software, figured prominently during the India-US CEO Forum here... ...

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Pfizer cuts vaccine price for poor as GAVI group seeks $7.5 bln

2:31am IST LONDON (Reuters) - Pfizer is to cut the price of its pneumococcal vaccine Prevenar 13 by 6 percent to $3.10 per dose in poor... ...

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Optionally Piloted Helicopters - Is this the Future of Aircraft?

- OPHs: the hyphen between conventional and unmanned rotorcraft LONDON, Jan. 26,2015 /PRNewswire/ --The constant rise of remotely piloted... ...

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'US unfazed by India's longstanding ties with Russia'

New Delhi: India has "longstanding and legacy relationship" with Russia and America's increased cooperation with New Delhi is not an effort to... ...

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