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Miss Dominican Republic wins Miss Universe title

Eighteen-year-old Amelia Vega, a high school student from the Dominican Republic, won the Miss Universe 2003 title at a sparkling ceremony in Panama City on Tuesday night, beating a field of 70......

All you need to know about the 'dangerous' Zika virus

The Zika virus, an alarming and disturbing infection that may be linked to thousands of babies being born with underdeveloped brains, is spreading through the Americas. Some areas have declared a......

India, Pak among major illicit drug producing nations: Obama

United States President Barack Obama has determined India and its three neighbours, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Myanmar, among a list of 22 nations that are major illicit drug producing or transit......

Move the slider to watch how HIV death rate has fallen

Move the slider on the map above to see the change in HIV deaths per 100,000 population over 2005, 2009 and 2013. According to the data, taken from the World Health Organisation, some countries......

Bee forces aircraft to make emergency landing!

In a bizarre incident, a plane from Southampton to Dublin was forced to turn back and make an emergency landing due to the presence of an unwanted passenger -- a bee. A Flybe plane with a few......

Best place for biz: Norway, Swiss in top league, India must buck up

Economically, India suffers from a formidable tangle of problems. A third of its population still live in extreme poverty –- one of the highest incidences outside sub-Saharan Africa.......

Mango import ban: EU to send high-powered delegation to India

A high-powered team of scientific experts from the European Commission will visit India in September to check measures put in place by the country in order to help lift the EU ban on the import of......

Indian card processor in $45-mn heist

The Indian card processor - used in the heist on December 21, 2012 - was ElectraCard Services, which is based in Pune, India. One of the credit card processing companies whose security was breached......

Huge cyber bank theft spans 27 countries

In one of the biggest ever bank heists, a global cyber crime ring stole $45 million from two Middle Eastern banks by hacking into credit card processing firms and withdrawing money from ATMs in 27......

World's 12 best budget airlines

JetBlue Airways is ranked as the world's best budget airline.JetBlue Airways Rank: 1 Founded in: February 1998Country: United States JetBlue Airways serves destinations in the United......

Konkona launches her first directorial venture

The latest updates from Bollywood. Image: Gulshan Devaiah, Tanuja, Konkona Sen Sharma and Kalki Koechlin. Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar After proving her mettle as an actress, Konkona Sen Sharma......

Pix: Minissha shows off her bikini on the beach

The latest issue of the Man's World magazine features a very sexy Minissha Lamba wearing a bikini on the beach. We've seen those curves before in her film Kidnap, and the Maxim magazine. Of......

Most Memorable Bollywood Villains of the 80s

Ah, the Eighties. A simpler time for Hindi cinema, as the formula films of the seventies reached their inevitably trashy peak. As we started packing our films with masala, no matter how little......

Anushka: Band Baaja Baarat has made me a bankable actor

Anushka Sharma wowed audiences, critics and fellow actors with her performance in Band Baaja Baarat, and looks all set to sweep all the awards this year. The actress now steps into her new role in......

'Women are perfect human beings'

National Award winning director Shyamaprasad is back with a psycho-sexual film called Elektra, on woman's love, desires and revenge. The story develops in the backdrop of the mysterious death of......

PICS: Isinbayeva crashes, Sanchez dashes on day of upsets

Felix Sanchez of the Dominican Republic proved that age is no barrier to track success when he stormed to a second men's Olympic 400 metres hurdles gold medal on Monday, eight years after winning......

Nigeria snatch final London basketball berth

Nigeria will make their Olympic basketball debut in London after beating the Dominican Republic 88-73 in the decisive qualifier on Sunday. Having arrived in Venezuela as complete underdogs in the......

Akhil loses, Jai Bhagwan scores at World boxing

A recurring wrist injury marred Olympian Akhil Kumar's featherweight debut as he lost to Dominican Republic's Roberto Navarro Gonzalez. However, Jai Bhagwan brought some cheer to the Indian camp by......

Indian archers make good start at World Cup

Indian archers made a resounding start at World Cup Stage 1 event at Santo Domingo in Dominican Republic, with Rahul Banerjee and Mangal Singh Champia finishing one-two in the men's recurve......

'Fans don't need to see Bolt win all the time'

'They need to see Bolt compete and struggle and come back from losses,' Edwin Moses, athletics legend, tells Laxmi Negi/Rediff.com IMAGE: Usain Bolt wins the 100 metres at the World Athletics......
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Venezuela Caciques vs Russian Boxing Team

Following the Caciques recent trips to Warsaw and Buenos Aires, Venezuelan boxing fans finally get their first taste of WSB Season VI action on... ...

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TIMELINE

This timeline charts the origin and spread of the Zika virus from its discovery in Uganda nearly 70 years ago: 1947 - Scientists researching yellow... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/timeline-zikas-origin-and-global-spread-reuters-2624796.html
Columbus Travelers Escape to the Dominican Republic for the Long Valentine's Weekend

From the Wires Non-Stop Charters From Columbus to Punta Cana Begin President's Day Feb. 12, 2016 04:12 PM ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired -... ...

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Planet Fitness Welcomes Danni Allen, Season 14 Winner of NBC's The Biggest Loser

From the Wires Sherman, TX Club to Host Reality Star on February 16th from 5-7pm Feb. 12, 2016 03:19 PM SHERMAN, Texas , Feb. 12, 2016... ...

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Grammy winner Joss Stone shares her India diary

Joss Stone is really ambitious. At age 16, the English singer-songwriter became a soul phenomenon managing to score international acclaim with her... ...

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