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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......

Two Indian American attorneys top off a landmark week for community

As Preet Bharara told Rediff India Abroad, “When is the last time you had two Indian Americans doing a law enforcement press conference” dealing with violations of civil rights and......

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......

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......

US, China wrangle over FTAs casts shadow on APEC Summit

The differences between the US and China over rival free trade agreements being floated by them threatened to derail the APEC Summit which got off to a colourful start in Beijing China on Monday.......

Switzerland remains largest offshore financial centre

A huge global pressure to break secrecy veils of Swiss banks notwithstanding, Switzerland remains the world's largest offshore financial centre with client assets totalling over $2 trillion, a new......

Taj hotels' foreign expansion plan back on drawing board

Indian Hotels Company’s strategy for expanding abroad is back to the drawing board. On Wednesday, the company that runs the Taj group of hotels, part of Tata Group, exited its management......

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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uttar
Q. Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) is located at ___: [A]Hawaii [B]Cook Island [C]Alaska [D]Samoa
Uttar:  A.  more

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Prince Mathew
Q. which are the countries lie in the tropical region?
Prince Mathew:  A. A. Hawaii more

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Piaa
Q. What is the mean of VIRGIN?
Piaa:  A. In the Western Hemisphere, tropical countries include Mexico, all of Central America, all of the Caribbean islands from just south of Nassau in the...... more

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Was Peshawar really another 9/11?

Taruni Kumar 26 December 2014 Analysis The December 16, 2014 attack on an Army run school in Peshawar by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan... ...

http://www.observerindia.com/cms/sites/orfonline/modules/weeklyassessment/WeeklyAssessmentDetail.html?cmaid=76616&mmacmaid=76617&volumeno=VII&issueno=52
Top 10 questions and more on what happened

Family members of passengers on board AirAsia flight QZ8501 talk on their phones while waiting for information inside a crisis centre at Juanda... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/14-questions-on-what-might-have-happened-to-airasia-flight/article1-1301299.aspx
Tulsi Gabbard

Tulsi Gabbard is the only Hindu and one of the first two female combat veterans to serve as a member of the US Congress. The Democrat from Hawaii,... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/stoi/all-that-matters/Immigration-policy-must-reflect-the-globalized-world-we-live-in-Tulsi-Gabbard/articleshow/45664243.cms
Ambassador Hotel Waikiki Welcomes January Guests Who Come to Enjoy Top Honolulu Events

Top Honolulu events in January include the Cherry Blossom Festival, and the Pacific Island Arts Festival. Ambassador Hotel Waikiki An Oahu Hotel,... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=344417
ยก23-Dec-2014 American Diabetes Association releases position statement

Share Print E-Mail The American Diabetes Association is lowering the Body Mass Index (BMI) cut point at which it recommends screening Asian... ...

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