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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......

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......

Telluride Film Festival: The Mecca for lovers of cinema

Aseem Chhabra celebrates 40 years of the prestigious Telluride Film Festival. On Wednesday, I'll be going home -- for the 20th time.  Since 1994, I have been taking an annual pilgrimage......

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......

Morale-boosting win for India ahead of England series

Indian batsmen and bowlers warmed up with a morale-boosting five-wicket win against Derbyshire in their second three-day tour game on Thursday, ahead of the first Test against England in Nottingham......

Rahane, Samson help Rajasthan Royals ease past Delhi Daredevils

Rajasthan Royals comprehensively crushed favourite 'whipping boys' Delhi Daredevils by 62 runs in a thoroughly one-sided encounter to consolidate their chances of making it to the......

Chennai crumble after Maxwell hoists Punjab to season-best 231

Glenn Maxwell is on a roll. The Australian batsman continued with his incredible batting, blasting a 38-ball 90, as Kings XI Punjab scored a comprehensive 44-run victory over Chennai Super Kings in......

'Playing in Mumbai Indians is a great platform for youngsters'

After five straight defeats in the UAE, Mumbai Indians charged to their second consecutive win in IPL 7, beating Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Wankhede and the......
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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. 35: Simple one: Your preference: A wall clock or a Table clock (Apart fm Wrist watch)
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Q. quiz - Who constructed the big ben clock in GB ?
Seema Arora:  A. i prefer Big Ben. more

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Gone Girl to kick off New York Film Festival

DirectorDavid Fincher Summary Gone Girl, director David Fincher's film adaptation of the best-selling book starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund... ...

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Comic strip superheroes get sassy makeovers

Superheroes too need overhaulin' from time to time. That's what the world of comic strips suggested recently with the news of Batman and Wonder... ...

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Fast food ambitions in China hurt by safety scares

Already China's biggest restaurant operator with 4,600 outlets, KFC is pursuing Chinese consumers so avidly it opens two more every day. That... ...

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Guys who were questioned really delivered - Cook

Southampton: England skipper Alastair Cook on Thursday praised the efforts of his team`s senior members for their contribution in the 266-run... ...

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Euro zone inflation to fall further?

By Euro zone inflation is the big figure of the day. The consensus forecast is it for hold at a paltry 0.5 percent. Germany's rate came in as... ...

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