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BELIEVE IT OR NOT: No one died in these air crashes

When one thinks of airplane disasters, one relates them to tragedy, loss and devastation. However, German photographer Dietmar Eckell finds ‘miracles in aviation history’ at the......

India tops slavery index with 14.3 million victims

Nearly 14.3 million people, including children, are ‘trapped’ in modern-day slavery in India, which tops a global index of people under bondage across the world with an estimated 35.8......

SHOCKING: '1.4 crore Indians live like slaves'

While Asia and Africa are home to the vast majority of modern slaves, no continent is free from modern slavery, says the Global Slavery Index. About 14 million Indians are living in conditions......

EXPLAINED: Why India voted against Sri Lanka at UNHRC

"Sri Lanka is our next door neighbour. Geography bounds us. We have overwhelming trade ties with them. India is their biggest trade partner and the largest investor in Sri Lanka. Every fifth......

10 years later, Al Qaeda still a DANGEROUS threat

Long before Osama bin Laden was killed, Al Qaeda had adapted itself to survive and operate without him, says Amir Mir A decade after the 9/11 terror attacks in the United States and the subsequent......

India re-elected to UN Economic and Social Council

India has overwhelmingly won its re-election to the UN body on economic and social issues, garnering the highest number of votes in the Asia-Pacific group. The 193-member UN General Assembly......

Jindal to expand steel output, buy mines in Africa

Mid-sized producer Jindal Steel and Power hopes to quadruple steel output by 2016 to cash in on an infrastructure boom in the world's second most populous country and is also in talks to buy mining......

Cairn net profit dips to $72.6 mn

UK's Cairn Energy plc reported on Tuesday a massive drop in its 2012 net profit as oil output fell, and said that it has bought stake in three oil block off Senegal in West Africa.Net profit in......

India at risk from European economic crisis: Maplecroft

India and other key emerging markets have been categorised as having high exposure to Europe's economic woes by a risk analysis firm, Maplecroft.Of the 169 countries outside of the euro zone, India......

Pandith defends Obama's entrepreneurial summit

Srinagar-born Farah Pandith, US Representative to Muslim Communities from around the world, in defending President Barack Obama's decision to invite delegates from largely Muslim-majority countries......

Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne, Jullianne Moore win

The 87th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. A quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: BEST PICTURE American Sniper  Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Boyhood The......

Birdman, Boyhood, American Sniper sweep Oscar 2015 nominations

The 87th Annual Academy awards nominations were announced by directors JJ Abrams and Alfonso Cuarón as well as Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, at the......

Dakar rally cancelled for security reasons

The Dakar Rally was cancelled for the first time in its 30-year history on Friday due to security concerns in Mauritania where four French tourists were killed last month, organisers......

Terrorists likely to attack SA during WC: reports

South Africa may fall victim to a terrorist attack during the World Cup it is hosting in less than two weeks, according to a report in the Sunday Times, quoting an investigative group and other......

Spectator killed in Argentine-Chile Dakar rally

A spectator was struck and killed on Saturday while watching the first leg of the Dakar Rally being run across Argentina and Chile this month. Officials said Natalia Sonia Gallardo, 28, was hit by......

Mitsubishi quits Dakar Rally to cut costs

Mitsubishi will pull out of cross country rallying, including the Dakar Rally which the Japanese team has dominated in recent years, as part of cost-cutting measures caused by the global economic......

Mido misses out on African Cup

Tottenham Hotspur striker Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam has been left out of a 23-man squad named by Egypt coach Hassan Shehata on Tuesday for the weekend's African Nations Cup qualifier against Mauritania.......
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Five reasons why you can't beat a brew

Corbis Corbis Growing up, tea drinking was reserved for my grandmother's visits. Making it followed a strict and fascinating ritual. Take... ...

http://www.msn.com/en-in/foodanddrink/foodnews/five-reasons-tea-is-good-for-us/ar-AAdPtzT?li=AAuV2e&srcref=rss
UN expert welcomes new anti-slavery law

New York, Aug 22 (IBNS): While applauding the adoption of a new anti-slavery law in Mauritania that doubles, from 10 to 20 years, the maximum... ...

http://www.indiablooms.com/ibns_new/world-details/F/4143/mauritania-un-expert-welcomes-new-anti-slavery-law.html
Mauritanian anti-slavery activist loses appeal against jail

A Mauritanian court on Thursday rejected an appeal by the country's leading anti-slavery campaigner to be released from jail, upholding a two-year... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INworldNews/~3/pj2ktFd3Yng/story01.htm
Roadside bombs, insecurity cuts off neediest in Mali - aid groups

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Roadside bombs and continued insecurity in Mali are preventing relief groups from providing food and medicine... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/08/14/mali-aid-insecurity-idINKCN0QJ1ZM20150814
Shocking wedding rituals followed across the world

New Delhi: From holding different beliefs to never ending norms and traditions, the world may be greatly diverse and varied but one thing which is... ...

http://post.jagran.com/shocking-wedding-rituals-followed-across-the-world-1439538732

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