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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......

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......

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......

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......

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......

Bollywood's YUMMIEST foodie moments!

For the love of films... and larger-than-life food! What's it about the celluloid that makes everything including food so larger-than-life? Remember when Juliette Binoche concocts a gooey blend of......

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......

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......

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......

Injured Clarke shaking up fitness regimen ahead of Pak series

Michael Clarke speaks to media. Photograph: Chris Hyde/Getty Images Injured Australia captain Michael Clarke will arrive in the United Arab Emirates five days ahead of the rest of the Test squad......

CLT20: Maxwell, Perera help Kings XI Punjab start on a winning note

Thisara Perera of the Kings XI Punjab shakes hands after the match with Evan Gulbis of the Hobart Hurricanes during match 2 of the Champions League Twenty20 in Mohali. Photograph: BCCI A superb......

CLT20 Preview: Will Kings XI Punjab's power-packed batting tame Hurricanes?

Image: Kings XI Punjab captain George Bailey with team owner Preity Zinta. Photograph: BCCI After their best-ever show at IPL 7, Kings XI Punjab will look to continue their aggressive brand of......
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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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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam : Vietnam's leading biennial international food and hospitality trade show, Food&HotelVietnam, will return from 21 23... ...

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Monetary boost giving Marathi cinema a new lease of life?

When compared to Bollywood, regional cinema is a relatively less expensive proposition. Take for instance, the Marathi film industry. Unlike... ...

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Jennifer Love Hewitt once gifted bed to Matt Damon

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