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In PHOTOS: Adventures of the French 'Spiderman'

A French daredevil has scaled Cuba's famous 27-stoeried Habana Libre Hotel on Monday without ropes or a safety net. Alain Robert succeeded in climbing to the top of the hotel in about half an......

9/11: Memories of another day

Saisuresh Sivaswamy, who was in New York on 9/11, relives the day that changed America and the world. 'Oh my god, look at that, a plane, a plane!' The plaintive wail of a woman rang through the......

US is NOT at war with Islam: Obama

In an address to the nation, United States President Barack Obama announced that American forces have killed Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden. Here is the full text of the speech:Good......

Warning! 20% more men than women in India by 2030

A new study has warned that in the next two decades, large parts of India will have an excess of young men by up to 20 percent because of sex selection. It also said that a preference for sons,......

Coming soon: India's biggest mosque in Kerala

India's largest mosque is set to come up near Kozhikode in Kerala, covering an area of 12 acres on the sprawling 'Knowledge City' complex of Islamic religious and Cultural Jamia Markazu Ssaquafathi......

Sony NY HQ sale: Highest-priced US bldg in two years

Japan's Sony Corp said it would sell its US headquarters building in New York City for $1.1 billion (around Rs 5,983 crore), the highest price paid for a single US office building in two years, to......

Sensex likely to hit 23,500 by 2011

Riding on the solid GDP growth and strong global liquidity flows into the country, the Bombay Stock Exchange's benchmark Sensex is likely to hit the record level of 23,500 by end of next year, an......

Why the rupee can be an alternative global currency

A study by the Reserve Bank of India has mooted the idea of floating the rupee as an alternative global currency, but asked the government to carefully assess the pros and cons of such action,......

Tax alert! Don't invest your allowances

Salaried executive receive various types of allowances from their employers. As per the Income Tax Act some allowances are exempted, others are liable to income tax. For example, conveyance......

10 Super Towers felled by recession

In the heady days of high finance, cheap credit and expensive oil, there was so much money sloshing around the world that it was difficult to find ways to spend it.Many developers, especially in......

Mallika plays agony aunt!

The twitter world is quite a busy one, and Bollywood contributes a great deal to it. Here's looking at the best  star tweets of the day. A lot of stars like Priyanka Chopra, Preity Zinta and......

Wild days ahead on Bigg Boss 4!

Like them or not, reality shows are here to stay. And it's a definite in the case of the increasingly popular and unabashedly voyeuristic Bigg Boss, season 4. After the likes of Arshad Warsi,......

America's favourite movie stars of 2009

Clint Eastwood, who has managed to combine acting with Oscar-winning directing stints in the last 10 years, has been named America's favourite movie star of 2009 in a new poll. His new......

'National Award has come as a big surprise'

The hugely talented singer Shreya Ghosal bagged her third National Award for her song, Yeh Ishq Hai, from the film Jab We Met. She had earlier bagged awards in the Best Playback Singer category......

You Got Served dances to the top

Clint Eastwood's searing psychological murder mystery Mystic River, which has been nominated for six Oscars, including Best Picture and Director, clearly benefited most by the Oscar nominations......

Spurs saved by late own goal, Liverpool hit six

A late Emmerson Boyce own goal gave Champions League-chasing Tottenham Hotspur a 2-2 draw at lowly Wigan Athletic that did little to help either side at contrasting ends of the Premier League table......

Dubai C'ships: Kvitova wins, Stosur extends miserable run

Czech Petra Kvitova defeated titleholder Agnieszka Radwanska 6-2, 6-4 in the Dubai Championships on Thursday to set up a semi-final against Caroline Wozniacki. Italian Roberta Vinci will play......

Images: Kiwis cruise past Canada into quarters

Brendon McCullum slammed his maiden World Cup century as New Zealand routed minnows Canada by 97 runs in their penultimate Group A match to seal a berth in the quarter-finals in Mumbai on Sunday.......

Singapore gives Jeev Milkha Singh good vibes

Jeev Milkha Singh's season has been hampered by a troublesome rotator cuff injury but the Indian hopes the "golfing gods" will be back on his side at the $6 Singapore Open this week. Singh earned......

French Open: Federer cranks up Paris temperature

Roger Federer did little to dampen the soaring temperatures at the French Open with a red-hot display of shotmaking that brought the year's second Grand Slam bursting into life on Monday. After......

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Q. Are the "Sears Towers and Willis Towers are the one and the same ??
Radha:  A.  more

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Q. How much did the sears tower cost?
S L:  A. Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) more

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Q. who is regarded as the "Einstein of structural engineering ?
Onlytruth:  A. The Sears Tower in Chicago, Illinois is the tallest building in North America and the third tallest building in the world. It is 110 stories high...... more

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Q. who is known as "Einstein of structural engineering" ?
Onlytruth:  A. the Bangladeshi engineer Fazlur Khan, regarded as the "Einstein of structural engineering" and "the greatest architectural engineer...... more

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Eat, Drink and be Gnome-y at Chouffe Fest Chicago

PRWeb 2014-04-22 A Gnome-Sized Festival of Chouffe's Belgian Craft Beers Visits Chicago's Logan Square Auditorium May 1st Chicago (PRWEB)... ...

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Nik Wallenda Scouts Chicago Skyscrapers For Next Live Televised Tightrope Stunt

CHICAGO (AP) — Daredevil Nik Wallenda is in Chicago scouting possible locations for a tightrope walk between two Windy City skyscrapers in the... ...

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High-tech healthcare in your home, says Ritu Bhatia

April 17, 2014| UPDATED10:18 IST Transforming our homes into hubs of medical care is proving to be a cost-effective solution. Imagine this... ...

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Romantics Guide To Popping The Question

In a recent survey, over 80% of women (and men) who were proposed to said that the marriage proposal was "less romantic" than they had hoped for.... ...

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Unusual refuges of the ice-age

HOT habitat Volcanoes have long been known for their pure destructive nature but research says that these searing hot places were once the refuges... ...

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