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At stroke of midnight, 15000 Bangladeshis became Indian

At the stroke of midnight on Friday, Bangladesh and India swapped tiny islands of land, ending one of the world's most intractable border disputes that has kept thousands in stateless limbo......

Pall of gloom descends on Kalam's hometown

A pall of gloom descended on this island, the native place of former president A P J Abdul Kalam, as the news about his death reached his elder brother and other relatives in Rameswaram. A large......

Tiny Scottish island records first crime in decades!

A tiny Scottish island has been rocked by its first crime in about five decades -- a theft from its only shop. Canna, a tiny Hebridean island off Scotland's coast which has a population of just 26,......

Moderate intensity quake hits Andaman and Nicobar Islands

A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 in the richter scale hit the Andaman Island region at about 2.29 pm on Friday. The depth of the earthquake was measured as 10 km, IMD said in a statement.......

New York's Statue of Liberty evacuated after bomb threat

The Statue of Liberty, one of the most visited monuments in the United States, and the island it sits on were evacuated on Friday because of a suspicious package, police said. Several photographs......

Greek PM offers conditional okay to bailout, creditors sceptical

Tsipras asked to keep a discount on value added tax for Greek islands, stretch out defence spending cuts and delay the phasing out of an income supplement to poorer pensioners Greek Prime Minister......

PM for developing 1,100 islands, 300 lighthouses: Gadkari

The move will lead to augmentation of water infrastructure in the country Prime Minister Narendra Modi has shown keen interest in developing 1,100 islands and 300 lighthouses across the nation to......

Modi announces visa-on-arrival for Pacific Island nations

Reaching out to 14 Pacific Island nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced setting up of a $1 million fund and Visa on arrival facility for them, besides several measures to......

Indian cos invested $9.6 bn in 5 countries

British Virgin Islands, Mozambique, the Netherlands, Mauritius and Singapore were the top five nations where Indian firms made investment of $9.6 billion in the last three years. In these five......

Why India can't do away with taxes

Countries like the Bahamas, Bahrain and Cayman Islands do not charge tax on personal income of individuals. But, all of them mandate a social security tax ranging between 4-9 per cent.  The......

Bombay Velvet to Boom: Bollywood's love affair with Sri Lanka

A look at films that were shot in the picturesque island country. Image: Ranbir Kapoor in Bombay Velvet Bombay doesn't merely feature in the title of Anurag Kashyap's ambitious new movie; it's......

Horror on golf course! Crocodile kills golfer

Image: A crocodile watches a bird on a sand island (picture for representational purpose only). Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images A four-metre-long crocodile has killed a South African......

MotoGP: Rossi rolls back the years after Marquez fall

Valentino Rossi of Yamaha celebrates after winning the 2014 MotoGP of Australia at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images Valentino Rossi rolled back the......
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INDORE: The newly constructed island platform at Nehru Nagar and platform number one of Indore railway station would start functioning from October... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/indore/New-platform-at-Nehru-Nagar-Indore-stn-to-get-operational-by-Oct-DRM/articleshow/48314061.cms
UK and France set "top priority" to end migrant crisis in Calais

The statement from French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve and his British counterpart, Theresa May, appeared in France's "Journal Du Dimanche"... ...

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Reparations from the Raj

Shashi Tharoor's recent speech at the Oxford Union, stale jokes and all, about imperial reparations from Britain satisfied a yearning among... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/opinion/reparations-from-the-raj/79578.html
Courtesy code of tourism wealth

The Red Fort ranks as my favourite stopover in Delhi, when passing through en route to Rishikesh. This former address of emperors calls not because... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/opinion/courtesy-code-of-tourism-wealth/79579.html
Greece Arrests 3 Suspected Migrant Boat Raiders

06:15 IST Representational Image. Athens, Greece: Greece's coastguard on Saturday said it had arrested three men suspected of preying on... ...

http://m.ndtv.com/world-news/greece-arrests-3-suspected-migrant-boat-raiders-1202927

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