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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......

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,......

Review: Gone Girl is a solid thriller that leaves us hanging

Gone Girl is a finely-made frustration, often too polished for its own good, says Raja Sen. One of the few things more inscrutable than the mind of a woman -- more complex, harder to unspool,......

12 MUST WATCH Movies

'It is always wonderful to discover a gem of film at an international film festival. It is even more exciting when that film is from India.' Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com lists his favourite movies at......

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......

Calm Cameron White leads Australia to clinch T20 series

Cameron White of Australia makes his ground to secure victory. Photograph: Daniel Munoz/Getty Images Cameron White scored an unbeaten 41 and steered Australia to a dramatic two-wicket victory over......

Why Tendulkar gave up India's captaincy

'It had started affecting me as a person. Every defeat that I faced or experienced, it really hurt me on and off the field. 'When I was back with my family I couldn’t switch over; I would be......

'Drawing the second Test against Pakistan is not an option'

Mitch Marsh and Brad Haddin of Australia warm up ahead of the second Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has warned his team to......

Pujara slams maiden century in county cricket

Cheteshwar Pujara scored the 27th first-class century of his career and the first one in county cricket as Derbyshire seized the initiative against Leicestershire in a Division Two encounter in......
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U.S. Economic Growth Is Strongest Since 2003

The U.S. economy posted its strongest growth in 11 years during the third quarter, supported by robust consumer spending and business investment.... ...

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From Jurassic Worldnbspto Furious 7 The Big Banner Sequels in 2015

The year 2014 was an action-packed one that saw enthralling sequels and reboots of quite a few big Hollywood blockbusters. Sample this: The... ...

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