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Sounds of Silence: Big Ben to be silenced for months for repairs

  One of London's most iconic clock towers, the Big Ben, will stop chiming as it shuts down for essential repairs which could cost up to £29 million, it was announced on Tuesday. The......

BONG! Big Ben needs 40 million for 'urgent repairs'

The iconic monument will fall silent for four months, the longest in its 156-year life. The report states that the Big Ben is so dilapidated that its hands could fall off.......

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......

What led BJP towards this harakiri?

'You want a steady, confident, self-assured and highly skilful hand at the till.''It is a pity that the BJP has decided to deprive itself of such a hand at this politically sensitive time.''It is......

Achhe Din is here for the growth of Indo-US trade

Both Obama and Modi have taken bold steps towards laying the groundwork to give a big push to Indo-US trade, and now it's time to execute, says Bikash Mohapatra. The last few years, Indo-US ......

After IPL success, cricket stars to bag big endorsement deals

While IPL veterans such as Suresh Raina, Virat Kohli and Yuvraj Singh continue to impress on the field, new players from India and abroad have caught the attention of brand managers. The......

The story of West Bengal's dismal industrial performance

A policy-related problem that urgently needs to be redressed is the ‘miniaturisation’ of projects, notes Ashok K Lahiri. Image: Miniaturisation will not work for industry and......

Fed has new tools to jig rates after first hike in 9 years

Years of unprecedented stimulus has left the Fed swollen with $4.5 trillion in bonds No sooner will the Federal Reserve raise US interest rates than it must make more decisions on how to drain......

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......

'The Censor Board is forcing people to rebel'

'We cannot be the country that created the Kamasutra and then we show flowers kiss and a child is born.''Censorship makes no sense today. People are already watching all sorts of things......

'Rajinikanth has no insecurity'

'It's an experience of a lifetime. It's the first time I acted in a South Indian film where I was treated as an equal by an actor.' Radhika Apte gets candid. For an indie film actress, Radhika Apte......

PIX: Bachchans, Bhansali, Remo, Kabir Khan at National Awards

The 63rd National Film Awards at the Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi on May 3 saw President Pranab Mukherjee felicitate the best of Indian cinema from last year. While Kangana Ranaut received her third......

Review: The Jungle Book brings happiness, nostalgia and many other emotions!

Relive your childhood or enrich your kid’s but revisit The Jungle Book you must, stresses Sukanya Verma. Watching Disney’s live-action take on Rudyard Kipling’s The......

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......

Is De Grasse the rightful heir to Bolt's crown?

‘I love competing against him, it's an honour to be a part of history, of what he's accomplished in his career ... but overall, if his time is up, I guess a new person has to come in......

Marvellous Turan fires Barcelona to Super Cup glory

IMAGE: FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi (2nd left) Arda Turan (left), Jordi Alba (3rd left), Sergio Busquets (2nd right) and Claudio Bravo (right) celebrate after the Spanish Super Cup Final second leg......
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Global stocks wilt ahead of Fed gathering, dollar wobbles

By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks saw their biggest fall in three weeks on Thursday and currency markets were noticeably subdued as... ...

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'Comfyballs' Underwear Deemed Too Offensive For Men, But Not For Women

It seems that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has its limits when it comes to men’s underwear. When Anders Selvig, the founder... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2016/08/19/comfyballs-underwear-vulgar_n_11652588.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
Ben Affleck set to adapt Agatha Christie's 'Witness for the Prosecution'

Ben Affleck is set to adapt Agatha Christie's short story Witness for the Prosecution for the big screen. ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report-ben-affleck-set-to-adapt-agatha-christie-s-witness-for-the-prosecution-2247207
The greatest disaster of the year... so far

If youre going to make a remake, the idea is to do a better job of telling the story using any and all advancements that have been introduced to... ...

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for better or worse

With the release of , which reviews are already calling boring and unnecessary, it has solidified the image that Hollywood is more than willing to... ...

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