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IN PHOTOS: WEIRDEST world records in recent times

We take a look at some of the weirdest world records of recent times. Chinese residents in Costa Rica cook Cantonese fried rice during Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations in Chinatown in San Jose,......

9 die in Costa Rica bank shootout

At least nine people, including five hostages and a senior policeman, were killed and 19 injured when the police stormed a bank in Monteverde, Costa Rica to foil a robbery attempt Wednesday. The......

Man wearing Osama mask shot

A startled taxi driver in Costa Rica shot and wounded a man wearing a plastic mask ofal-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden Tuesday, report agencies quoting police sources. Leonel Arias, 47, said he was......

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......

REWIND: Stunning PHOTOS of the week that was

A round-up of our favourite photographs from the week gone by Image: A participant wrestles with a pig in the 'greased pig contest" at the Festival du Cochon (Pig Festival) in......

Bengaluru, Chennai join '100 Resilient Cities' network

Image: Check-in counters at Bengaluru International Airport; Photograph: Kind courtesy, Wikimedia Commons Bengaluru and Chennai have joined the 100 Resilient Cities network, dedicated to helping......

American premium burger chain Carl's Jr set to enter India

Come April, Indians will have the choice to taste charbroiled burgers by Carl's Jr -- a brand that has been endorsed by the likes of Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian and Padma Lakshmi. California-based......

India ranks low on financial, social well-being

Most Indians are 'struggling' financially, reveals Gallup-Healthways survey. Image: A view of crowded street in Bangalore. Photograph: Reuters According to Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, a......

WTO must re-invent policies to ensure robust trade globally

There is a need to look at the World Trade Organisation's vision again as countries look to shift from a multilateral platform to a plurilateral one, says TS Vishwanath. The current turmoil in the......

Essar group's investments make a killing

Essar Global Fund, the Ruia company that invested $1.3 billion in telecommunications, towers and business process outsourcing over the years, made $6.5 billion, a five-fold return, when it flipped......

Spotted: Ash in Costa Rica!

We asked if you had spotted Aishwarya Rai in shops or beauty salons near you, and we received quite a response from around the world.Reader Mita Vashi spotted Ash on the hoarding of a car wash in......

Nargis Fakhri: I wanted to become a teacher

'When I was 12, my mum put us in a summer camp meant for children from low-income families. We had to live in tents, fetch water, cook our meals, and even dig our own toilet bowls.' 'Slowly, I......

Robert Downey Jr, wife welcome baby girl

Get your lowdown on what's going on in the world of Hollywood, right here! Photograph: Mark Blinch/Reuters Hollywood superstar Robert Downey Jr and wife Susan have welcomed their second......

Aishwarya's favourite city? Click here to see!

'The hotel room number can never total up to 8.' 'I fly First Class and won’t take a pre-9am flight.' Bollywood's travel fetishes. Movie stars travel very frequently, on work and......

Football friendlies: Hulk shines in lacklustre Brazil's win over Costa Rica

IMAGE: Brazil's Hulk (right) shoots to score against Costa Rica during a friendly at Red Bulls Arena in Harrison, New Jersey, on Saturday. Photograph: Getty Images Lacklustre Brazil beat Costa......

Gold Cup: Jamaica, Costa Rica advance

Costa Rica's Francisco Calvo celebrates with Roy Miller. Photograph: Bob Levey/Getty Images Jamaica scored a late winning goal while Costa Rica needed only a scoreless draw as both teams advanced......

Friendly: Stunning Fabregas gives Spain win over Costa Rica

Spain's Cesc Fabregas, left, celebrates with teammates during their international friendly match against Costa Rica. Photograph: Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images Cesc Fabregas struck the winner......

Costa Rica opens probes into arrested FIFA official Eduardo Li

Costa Rican FIFA official Eduardo Li (left). Photograph: Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters Costa Rica has opened investigations into the president of the country's soccer federation who was among seven......

Navas, Wambach win CONCACAF Players of Year awards

Costa Rica's World Cup goalkeeper Keylor Navas and United States women's team striker Abby Wambach were named CONCACAF's Players of the Year for 2014 on Tuesday. The governing body for the sport in......
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Quake simulator turns Costa Rican tourist draw

Magmática, located on the road to Irazú Volcano, is instrumental in helpingpeople learn about Costa Rica's geological history, biodiversity... ...
Kaka back in Brazil squad at Countinho's expense

Kaka will replace injured Philippe Countinho for Brazil's upcoming World Cup qualifiers Kaka has been recalled to the Brazil squad in place of... ...
New culinary offerings onboard Sirena, newest member of the Oceania Cruises

Oceania Cruises announced that Sirena the newest member of the Oceania Cruises fleet set to debut in April 2016 will feature two new specialty... ...
Football finds a passage to India

PANAJI: The announcement that Ronaldinho has left Fluminense after just nine appearances in three months gave rise to widespread speculation, and... ...
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for better ties with Caribbean, Latin-American nations

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