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N Korea shells South Korean island

North Korea fired dozens of artillery shells onto a South Korean island on Monday, killing one person and triggering an exchange of fire as South Korean armed forces went on their highest state of......

Stop artillery attack on S Korea, US tells N Korea

The United States on Tuesday "strongly condemned" North Korea's artillery attack against the South Korean island of Yeonpyeong, as Washington warned that it was "firmly committed to the defence of......

Detained North Korean ship not radioactive: Report

The North Korean ship, which was detained by the Coast Guard after a chase in Andaman and Nicobar Island, had no traces of chemical, biological, radioactive or nuclear material, two nuclear......

Lanka ends military ops, to rescue civilians

The Sri Lankan government on Monday said the combat operations in the northern parts of the island have concluded and security forces have been instructed to end the use of heavy calibre guns,......

Lankan troops capture LTTE base, 420 rebels killed

In a major success, Sri Lankan troops captured the last rebel bastion of Pudukudiriyirippu in the island's embattled north where they killed at least 420 cadres of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil......

Unfair deals? Lanka halts $1.4-billion Chinese port project

Sri Lanka's suspension of a project to build a glittering skyline on land reclaimed from the Indian Ocean has prompted China to defend its investment, in a test of Beijing's ambitions to fund loans......

These schemes will help strengthen e-services in rural India

To mark the Good Governance Day, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday announced that the limit of postal life insurance has been raised from Rs 20,00,00 to Rs 50,00,000 besides......

Mumbai property prices may fall up to 20%

Piling up inventory and rising demand from home buyers may result in declines in property prices by nearly 20 per cent in the Mumbai metropolitan region (MMR) over the next few months, according to......

10 nations where people survive on less than $1.25 a day

A young girl with her mother attend a religious mass. Photograph: Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images About one-third of the world’s 'extremely poor' people live in India, according to......

Why big infra projects get delayed in India

If there is one area in India that badly needs some, it is the planning and implementation of infrastructure projects, says Barun Roy. Image: Godavari Rail Bridge. Photograph: Courtesy,......

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......

PHOTOS: Australia thrash Sri Lanka by 64 runs in Sydney

Mitchell Johnson of Australia celebrates with his team mates after taking a Sri Lankan wicket. Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images Australia defeated Sri Lanka by 64 runs in a Pool A match of......

Centre to restructure SAI cadre, says Sports Minister

Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has asked the Secretary, Sports, who is holding concurrent charge as Director General of the Sports Authority of India (SAI), to expedite the restructuring......

FIFA mess: Official charged with fraud, money-laundering

A man walks in front of the FIFA logo displayed outside the FIFA headquarters. Photograph: Harold Cunningham/Getty Images A member of the financial watchdog committee at soccer's ruling body FIFA......

Sports Shorts: NBA suspends Hornets' Taylor for domestic violence

Jeffery Taylor of the Charlotte Bobcats reacts. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Charlotte Hornets forward Jeffery Taylor was suspended 24 games without pay by the NBA on Wednesday after......
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Experts don't rule out many aftershocks; Minister appeals not to panic

NEW DELHI: A day after facing devastating earthquake, Nepal and northern Indian states on Sunday felt an intense aftershock of 6.9 magnitude with... ...

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Perfect World Enters into Definitive Agreement for Going Private Transaction

/PRNewswire/ --Perfect World Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: PWRD) ("Perfect World" or the "Company"), a leading online game developer and operator based in... ...

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The 18 most hotly contested islands in the world

REUTERS/South Korean Navy/Handout A South Korean navy vessel participates in a defense drill near Dokdo on the East Sea, July 30, 2008. More... ...

http://www.businessinsider.in/The-18-most-hotly-contested-islands-in-the-world/articleshow/47061435.cms
19 bodies found at Everest base camp, stuck climbers continue tweeting

New Delhi/Kathmandu, April 26 Nineteen bodies have been recovered from Everest base camp which was hit by an avalanche following Saturday's... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a546704.html
Everest climbers tweet updates during avalanches

KATHMANDU: Even as a Nepal tourism ministry official on Sunday declared a toll of 18 climbers on Mount Everest after Saturday's 7.9-magnitude... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/south-asia/Everest-climbers-tweet-updates-during-avalanches/articleshow/47060134.cms

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