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Meet the Indian-Americans 'champions of change'

The United States has honoured 15 Asian American and Pacific Islander women, including two Indian-Americans, as "champions of change" in recognition of their significant contribution to the......

Islands dispute sparks China-Japan row

China has dispatched two of its maritime security vessels to patrol the waters of disputed islands in the Pacific Ocean, amid attempts by Japanese politicians to buy land there. China's fishery......

US cancels tsunami alert after Vanuatu quake

A massive earthquake measuring 7.4 on the Richter scale hit South Pacific Island Republic of Vanuatu at 4:14 am local time (22:44 IST) on Friday, which sparked United States to issue a tsunami......

Over 100 feared dead in tsunami-hit Samoa

The tsunami death toll triggered by an 8.3 magnitude earthquake, which rocked Samoa and other Pacific islands, could reach 100, according to Red Cross and media reports.Locals in Samoa have been......

Study debunks notion that Asian Americans prefer boys over girls

In analysing census data from 2007-2011, researchers found that the at-birth sex ratios of Asian Americans are the same as white Americans. Arthur J Pais reports As South Dakota became the eighth......

IMF adds Tuvalu as 187th member

The International Monetary Fund has added island nation Tuvalu located in the Pacific Ocean between Hawaii and Australia as its 187th member.The IMF's Articles of Agreement were signed in......

Abrupt check-out: Bickson quits as Indian Hotels MD

A year after getting a fresh five-year extension of term, Indian Hotels Managing Director and Chief Executive Raymond Bickson has stepped down. The board, which met on Thursday, accepted his......

IOC to buy stakes in Petronas' LNG project for $900 mn

Indian Oil Corporation on Friday signed a deal to buy a 10 per cent stake in shale-gas assets and a linked liquefied natural gas project in British Columbia for $900 million. The acquisition of......

Will the new immigration bill benefit Indians?

Ignoring India's concerns, the Obama administration has thrown its full weight behind the comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the US Senate, arguing that it would benefit immigrants......

Ratan Tata returns to board of a prominent US think tank

Top Indian industrialist Ratan Tata has returned as a board member of East West Centre, a prominent American think tank.Tata, 75, is returning to the board and has worked with the organisation......

Confed Cup: Balotelli to miss semi-final clash with Spain

Italy striker Mario Balotelli has been ruled out of his side's Confederations Cup semi-final against Spain on Thursday with a thigh injury, the Italian Football Federation said on Sunday. "The......

Confederations Cup: Spain quash doubts, fans get behind Brazil

The early signs from the Confederations Cup are that Brazil's fans can help rather than hinder the team at home, reports of Spain's demise are premature and the heat is going to cause problems for......

Confederations Cup: Amateurs Tahiti thumped 6-1 by Nigeria

Tahiti suffered a 6-1 thrashing by Nigeria in the Confederations Cup on Monday although the amateurs did find the net as Jonathan Tehau scored at both ends when they made their debut in a major......

Brit sailing champ dies as boat capsizes in US at training

British yacht-racing champion Andrew ‘Bart’ Simpson, who won a gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, was killed on Thursday when his vessel capsized in San Francisco Bay......

Erroneous Sharapova stutters into pre-quarters

Maria Sharapova pushed the envelope on 'winning ugly' as she squeaked past British qualifier Heather Watson 6-7, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the last 16 of the Pan Pacific Open on Tuesday. The French Open......
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Record crowds cruise in for Vanuatus Tok Tok 2014

Attendance numbers are expected to double for the first official day of this years tourism and trade event, Tok Tok, which runs from 28 August to... ...

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Surfers, spectators crowd Southern California beaches for giant waves

By By | Reuters By Alex Dobuzinskis and Dana Feldman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Waves up to about 20 feet (6 meters) high crashed along the... ...

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Here's Hoping This Sexy Abode Doesn't Tumble Into the Sea

By | Curbed Photo via Dezeen Add the Tula House on Canada's Quadra Island to the absurdly long list of extreme, cliff-side homes that—just... ...

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Historic Landmarks In The U.S. And Canada Light Up In Support Of Stand Up To Cancer And Stand Up To Cancer..

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Challenges before the New Government in Indonesia

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