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PHOTOS: 10 moments you wished you were there

A kite surfer takes advantage of high winds and waves off Blackpool seafront on January 12, 2012 in Blackpool, England. Meteorologists are predicting calmer weather after high winds hit many parts......

No poll promises for these forgotten villages

As West Bengal readies for its sixth and final phase of the assembly election,'s Sanchari Bhattacharya visits the Maoist-affected districts West Midnapore, Bankura and Purulia, to find......

Pak army has broken terrorists' backbone: Kayani

Pakistani Army has "broken" the backbone of terrorists and will soon prevail over them, its powerful chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said on Saturday in an apparent riposte to the United States......

When PHOTOS tell the tale more than words

There are some stories, like the radiation fear shrouding Japan, that words can't describe and illustrate. In situations like these it falls to the photographers to find creative ways to capture......

Japan's N-crisis assuming Chernobyl proportions?

Japan's nuclear crisis assumed dangerous dimensions on Tuesday as two more blasts rocked the quake-crippled Fukushima plant spewing large amounts of radioactive material that may float towards......

Swanky trams across the world

The first tram came into service on the Swansea and Mumbles Railway in south Wales, United Kingdom. It was horse-drawn at the beginning, and later moved by steam and electric power. Trams are......

India Inc tops Mamata's guest list

When Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee takes oath as the first woman chief minister of West Bengal on Friday, she will be in the presence of several industrialists. In opposition, the......

For Mickey Mouse, mobile is serious business

Mickey Mouse is going mobile in India. The Walt Disney Company, among the world's largest media and entertainment firms, established by the eponymous co-creator of the iconic cartoon, is keen......

Rail Budget: Mamata may favour Bengal, not hike fares

The Railways are unlikely to carry out any major changes in passenger fares in the Rail Budget for the eighth year in succession, even as more than 100 new trains could be announced, including a......

Rs 1,220,000,000,000 lost in a day in stock market!

The downslide on bourses on wiped off over Rs 1,22,000 crore (Rs 1.22 trillion) from the market wealth, including that of company promoters and public investors, as huge losses were seen in......

Kareena's wax statue unveiled!

Kareena Kapoor arrived to unveil her wax figure at Madame Tussauds in Blackpool, Northern England. She is the only Bollywood actor in the Blackpool Museum.Kareena's statue is replica of her popular......

PIX: Aishwarya's new wax statue debuts at Tussauds, Blackpool

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, who recently celebrated her godh bharai (baby shower) with friends and family, has another reason to rejoice. Her second wax figure was unveiled at Madame Tussauds in......

When Lady Gaga met the Queen

Lady Gaga performed and met the Queen at the Royal Variety Performance in Blackpool.The Poker Face hitmaker, wearing a red PVC outfit, which featured a 20ft long cloak and Elizabethan-style collar,......

Kareena's red hot Ra.One avatar, now in Madame Tussauds!

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Bollywood, right here!Kareena Kapoor's wax statue at Madam Tussauds has undergone a style change with the actress donating her famous......

Do you like Aishwarya's new wax figure at Tussauds?

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan can now boast of not one but two wax figures at Madam Tussauds. The pregnant actress, who is due next month, has been waxed again, this time at Madam Tussauds, Blackpool. The......

Blackburn striker Campbell held in match-fixing probe

Former English Premier League striker DJ Campbell has been arrested as part of a match-fixing investigation, his club Blackburn Rovers said on Monday. "Following reports in today's national media,......

Ince named Blackpool manager

Former England international Paul Ince has revived his managerial career with second-tier Blackpool, where his son Tom is top scorer. The 45-year-old Ince, who made his name in Manchester United's......

Blackpool set up high-stakes promotion final v West Ham

Blackpool thwarted a late rally by Birmingham City in a Championship (second division) play-off on Wednesday, drawing 2-2 to clinch a 3-2 aggregate victory and set up a high-stakes final with West......

Blackpool edge ahead in Championship playoff semi-final

Blackpool will take a slender lead into the second leg of their Championship (second division) playoff semi-final after beating Birmingham City 1-0 with an own goal by Curtis Davies on Friday.......

Liverpool sign Blackpool's Adam

Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign Blackpool midfielder Charlie Adam, the Premier League club said on Wednesday. A statement on the club website ( said Adam would travel to......

  People speak for blackpool

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Q. If i came to visit you, what well known monument would you take me to see?
:  A. it will depend on the weather here & then according to that, where ever u wish to go. . . what ever u'd like to see. From Madam Tussauds, River...... more

anupama  kumar
Q. I really like going 2 the beach either in the evenings or at weekend. I like 2 walk along the beautiful waves. do u ever go 2 the beach & like walking on the sand like me ?
Anupama Kumar:  A. Samander kinaare us reit pe chalne ka alag hi maza hota hai...! Kitni yaaden taaza ho gayi aaj. Bachpan ki, phir to yahaan. . . Wales &...... more

Bahaar Sada
Q. In a recent poll conducted by Daily Telegraph, the E-Type wasvoted as the most beautiful car ever. Which company that startedlife as Swallow Sidecar Company in Blackpool manufactured theE-Type between 1961 and 1974...?
Bahaar Sada:  A. The Champions....JAGUAR...!! more

  Web results for Blackpool
Chelsea, Man City Face FA Cup Exit by Lower- League Teams

LONDON: The FA Cup lived up to its so-called "giant-killing" reputation on Saturday whenChelseaand Manchester City were eliminated at home by... ...
Aston Villa vs Bournemouth

Championship leaders Bournemouth travel to Villa Park in the FA Cup fourth round on Sunday looking to apply further pressure to Aston Villa boss... ...
Consultation on new planning document for onshore oil and gas

Local councils are able to produce Supplementary Planning Documents where it is felt extra information may be needed to explain how existing... ...
Hull agree Ince fee with Blackpool

LONDON: Hull City announced on Wednesday that they have agreed to pay Blackpool up to £2.3 million ($3.5 million, three million euros) in a... ...
Jawsome! Watch terrifying tigers devour their food up close and personal

Blackpool Zoo have released footage as part of an upcoming 'fly on the wall' series about animal life at the zoo A stunning video of tigers hunting... ...

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