Thursday, May 30, 2024 | Last Update : 03:37 PM IST

Big Ben

London’s Big Ben marks 160 years amid restoration

UK parliament's 'Big Ben' bell marks 160 years with silence as restoration work continues.

11 Jul 2019 11:25 AM

Lights go dark for Earth Hour to highlight climate change

Around India Gate, New Delhi’s monument to the Indian dead in World War I, thousands embraced the city’s nightly warm-weather ritual.

25 Mar 2018 5:28 PM

Time stops in London: Big Ben bongs last time

Landmark clock falls silent for 4 years for extensive repair work.

22 Aug 2017 6:41 AM

Shock over silencing of Big Ben

The attacks in Barcelona reminded me poignantly of the city of Picasso and Gaudi, where we had spent many happy moments one summer.

21 Aug 2017 12:30 AM

Big Ben will not bong for next four years

Famous 19th century bell to undergo conservation.

15 Aug 2017 2:23 AM


BBC politely refuses girl’s offer to chime Big Ben

BBC editor Roger Sawyer told 8-year-old Phoebe Hanson it would probably be too much work for such a young girl.

21 Dec 2016 5:52 AM