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Quake measuring 8.0 hits Japan; 180 hurt

An earthquake measuring 8.0 in the Richter scale rocked Japan's northern island of Hokkaido on Friday morning.Close to 180 people have been injured, 41,000 evacuated and 16,000 homes suffered a......

North Korea keeps the world on edge

North Korea warns the US that it will soon 'suffer the greatest pain it ever experienced in its history'.Rajaram Panda looks at the latest twist in the North Korean crisis. A fresh security......

Japan takes cover as North Korea launches another ballistic missile

This test fire is the second time in less than a month and followed the sixth and most powerful nuclear test by North Korea to date on September 3. IMAGE: People watch a television......

A bomb worse than an atom bomb in Kim Jong-un's hands!

The nuclear test of September 3 proved that North Korea's hydrogen bomb is capable of being loaded onto an intercontinental ballistic missile, heightening the real danger to global security.North......

We're going to use all methods, says US on North Korea

The White House has said that it has put all options on table to tackle the threat posed by nuclear-armed North Korea, which fired a ballistic missile that flew over Japan on Tuesday. "I think the......

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. ......

World's longest railway tunnel is finally getting ready

The Gotthard Base Tunnel is a CHF 9.83 billion railway tunnel under construction in Switzerland. With a length of 57 km (35.4 mi) and a total of 151.84 km (94.3 mi) of tunnels, shafts and......

Architects of G20: Sarkozy and Singh

France and India have become partners in building a multipolar world, French President Nicholas Sarkozy's adviser tells Sanjaya Baru.A month before the Lehman Brothers' collapse moved the tectonic......

Japan aims at green leadership

World is gearing up for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference scheduled in Copenhagen from November 30 to December 11. A Copenhagen Protocol is expected to evolve as......

Manmohan Singh's recipe to tackle global warming

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh categorically stated on Wednesday that India would not consider any 'quantitative restrictions on carbon emissions,' and said that the first and overriding priority......

Jeev tied-fourth in Japan

Jeev Milkha Singh fired a three-under 69 to be tied fourth on the second day of the Sega Sammy Cup in Hokkaido, Japan, on Friday.Jeev, who has not had a top-10 finish since the first two events on......

Jeev lifts Japan Tour title

A sensational final round of six-under 66 fetched Jeev Milkha Singh his second title of the season -- third on Japan Tour -- at the Nagashima Shigeo Invitational Sega Sammy Cup in Hokkaido on......

Five Kolkata players asked to leave team hotel

In an apparent bid to cut cost, the Kolkata Knight Riders team management on Monday "politely" asked five of the players, who are yet to feature in the side's 14-member squad in any match, to leave......

Jeev slips to 144 in golf rankings

It turned out to be a wretched week for the Indian golfers as they slipped down in the world rankings, released on Monday.Jeev Milkha Singh, who saw his streak of top-10 finishes come to an end at......

Jeev finishes tied 21st

Jeev Milkha Singh's streak of top-10 finishes came to an end at the Otaru County Golf Course with the Indian finishing tied 21st at the Sun Chlorella Classic in Hokkaido on Sunday.The Indian star,......
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Japan fire kills 11 at home for elderly people

Tokyo: Eleven people died after a fire broke out at a residence for elderly people with financial difficulties in northern Japan, police said... ...
How to Plan an Off-the-Grid Trip to Japan

Bloomberg Don’t be intimidated—it’s easier to see this country’s hidden corners than ever before For a Culinary Pilgrimage: Ise Shima If... ...
N Korean boat skipper 'charged over Japan theft'

Japanese prosecutors reportedly charged a North Korean fishing boat captain for theft today, accusing him of making off with items ranging from... ...

Punishment might not be an effective way to get people to cooperate for the common good, a study has found.Human societies maintain their stability... ...
US Treasury Dept.

[U.S], Dec 27 (ANI): The United States on Tuesday sanctioned two North Korean officials for their roles in developing the country's ballistic... ...

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