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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......

10 new countries in just over 2 decades!

In a historic vote, Scotland on Friday rejected independence from the United Kingdom.   But if the YES votes overtook the nays, it would put an end to a 307-year-union.  Rediff.com......

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......

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......

India's most astute deal maker is now a bankrupt entrepreneur

A look at the life and times of maverick businessman Chinnakannan Sivasankaran Chinnakannan Sivasankaran On August 26, the Supreme Court of Seychelles declared Chinnakannan Sivasankaran, better......

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......

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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Q. What is the mean of VIRGIN?
Piaa:  A.  more

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Q. In what plate techtonic does mariana trench happen?
Chandaka Negi:  A. un-touched.......a place where no one has ever been to......e.g. there are islands in pacific ocean which are still virgin more

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Q. where is victoria
ADITYA SHARMA:  A. The Mariana Trench is the deepest trench in any of the world's oceans. It's in the western Pacific, east of the Mariana Islands (south of Japan and...... more

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Fiji ministers to be sworn in Wednesday

Fiji's new cabinet ministers are scheduled to be sworn in Wednesday by President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau. The swearing-in ceremony is scheduled to... ...

http://www.newkerala.com/news/2014/fullnews-106147.html
Shinzo Abe Drops Plan For Vladimir Putin Visit to Japan This Year

File photo of Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (Reuters) Tokyo: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has dropped plans to host Russian President Vladimir... ...

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World Leaders to Call for Action at UN Climate Summit

The largest gathering of world leaders on climate change opens at the United Nations on Tuesday amid calls for action to put the planet on course... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/article/world/world-leaders-urged-to-change-course-at-un-climate-summit-596498?pfrom=home-world
Kiribati buys land as sea level rises

The President of the Pacific island state of Kiribati favours buying more land abroad after a purchase in Fiji, to secure both food supplies and... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/kiribati-buys-land-sea-level-rises-397
Bainimarama sworn in as Fiji PM (Second lead)

FijiFirst leader Voreqe Frank Bainimarama was Monday sworn-in the prime minister of the South Pacific Ocean island country. Bainimarama's... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2463645&n_date=20140922&cat=World

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