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Hopes drown with South Korean ferry for hundreds

A multi-storey ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast  on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people......

292 missing in South Korean ferry disaster

A multi-storey ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast today, leaving nearly 300 people missing......

China to enforce fishing ban in disputed waters

China will enforce a fishing ban in waters around a disputed island in the resource-rich South China Sea from May 16, in an escalation of tensions in the region amid its standoff with the......

Beijing warns Philippines over disputed S China sea island

China on Tuesday warned the Philippines not to "misjudge" its resolve over a disputed island in the South China Sea, saying it is "fully prepared" to respond to any move by Manila to escalate the......

China asks Philippines to move ships from disputed island

As tensions prevailed with Philippines over the disputed South China Sea, China on Thursday asked Manila to remove its naval vessels "immediately" from a contentious lagoon where ships of the two......

Taj Hotels to manage Malaysian island resort

With South East Asia becoming a hub for tourists both from India and the west, the Taj Group of hotels on Friday said it will manage an exotic island resort in Malaysia to set up its presence in......

China on track to develop Indian railways as Xi heads to South Asia

President Xi Jinping. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters China will pledge to invest billions of dollars in India's rail network during a visit by President Xi Jinping this week, bringing more than......

India's most astute deal maker is now a bankrupt entrepreneur

A look at the life and times of maverick businessman Chinnakannan Sivasankaran Chinnakannan Sivasankaran On August 26, the Supreme Court of Seychelles declared Chinnakannan Sivasankaran, better......

200 amazing years of rail transport

First electric locomotive. Photograph: Siemens Two hundred years after George Stephenson built the steam-powered Blucher, Open Knowledge pays tribute to 200 years of rail transport. ......

Shopping malls projects delayed; retail supply down 80% in H1

Supply of retail space in shopping malls fell by 80 per cent during the first half of this year to nearly 0.3 million square foot in seven major cities as projects have been delayed, property......

Vivian-Vahbbiz Dsena, Ram Kapoor, Kushal: TV stars vacation in style

This holiday season, we check out the beautiful destinations our television stars love. Bollywood stars know how to live it up, and go on exotic vacations. And so do television stars! From......

Wong Kar-Wai, Lootera, Ray and Kaushik

'It is near impossible to get taxis in Hong Kong during rush hour. Suddenly a Sikh gentleman walked up to Satish Kaushik. He had recognised the actor and, speaking in Punjabi, offered to get us a......

'I can't wait to see the guys in KKK 5 in a sack full of worms'

'I am quite confident that I will make it.' Rochelle Maria Rao looks confident, as she gets ready for the fifth season of Khatron Ke Khiladi. Femina Miss India International (2012) Rochelle Maria......

FIFA bids for Zidane-Materazzi reunion

FIFA is considering South Africa's Robben Island as the stage for a reconciliation between Zinedine Zidane and Marco Materazzi, the defender he headbutted during the World Cup final.Sepp Blatter,......

Paradorn closes on Long Island title treble

Paradorn Srichaphan moved a step closer to his third successive Long Island Cup title when he battled past veteran South African Wayne Ferreira 7-6, 7-5 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals.......

Queenstown - cricket's latest international venue

Queenstown is a resort town located at the center of the South Island some 300 kilometers to the north-west of Dunedin. Nestled on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown is considered the......

AIBA grants provisional recognition to Boxing India

Indian boxing finally came out of an administrative exile after the International body AIBA gave provisional recognition to the newly-elected Boxing India, clearing the decks for the the country's......

Classic moments from the Football World Cup - Part 4 (1986 to 1998)

The fourth of a five-part history of the World Cup from Uruguay in 1930 up to the preparations for the 2014 finals in Brazil:Part Four: The tournaments from 1986 to 19981986 MEXICOFinal: June 29......
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Flying Saucer
Q. north Island and South Island are the two main islands of which nation?
Flying Saucer:  A.  more

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Vanaj Vidyan
Q. In which jail did Nelson Mandela spend 27 years?
Vanaj Vidyan:  A. The North Island or Te Ika-a-Mui is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, separated from the slightly larger but much less populous South Island by Cook Strait more

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Q. Why Polar Bears are not found in South Pole? :P
Lucky:  A. Robben Island, near Cape Town in South Africa...! more

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Sanjay Karmakar:  A. The polar bear is often regarded as a marine mammal because it spends many months of the year at sea. Its preferred habitat is the annual sea ice...... more

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Mosquito's siren

Genetically modified mosquitoes are what scientists at London's Imperial College now offer. Among mosquitoes, the females are the blood-suckers.... ...

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Taiwan braces for tropical storm Fung-Wong

Taiwan today readied nearly 50,000 troops in preparation for tropical storm Fung-Wong as it churns toward the island with threats of downpours and... ...

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Conditions favourable for withdrawal of SW Monsoon from NW India

Conditions continue to be favourable for the withdrawal of south-west Monsoon from some parts of north-west India during next 48 hours. The... ...

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Indian men eye big win over Sri Lanka in Asiad opener

After the islanders, the Sardar Singh-led side will face Oman on September 23 before more tough encounters against arch-rival Pakistan (September... ...

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Are India China in choppy waters over Indian Ocean dominance

At first glance, it looks like a diplomatic love-fest. There was Chinese President Xi Jinping, toasting the birthday of Indian Prime Minister... ...

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