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Hopes drown with South Korean ferry for hundreds

A multi-storey ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast  on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people......

292 missing in South Korean ferry disaster

A multi-storey ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast today, leaving nearly 300 people missing......

China to enforce fishing ban in disputed waters

China will enforce a fishing ban in waters around a disputed island in the resource-rich South China Sea from May 16, in an escalation of tensions in the region amid its standoff with the......

Beijing warns Philippines over disputed S China sea island

China on Tuesday warned the Philippines not to "misjudge" its resolve over a disputed island in the South China Sea, saying it is "fully prepared" to respond to any move by Manila to escalate the......

China asks Philippines to move ships from disputed island

As tensions prevailed with Philippines over the disputed South China Sea, China on Thursday asked Manila to remove its naval vessels "immediately" from a contentious lagoon where ships of the two......

Taj Hotels to manage Malaysian island resort

With South East Asia becoming a hub for tourists both from India and the west, the Taj Group of hotels on Friday said it will manage an exotic island resort in Malaysia to set up its presence in......

AirAsia eyes Northeast

AirAsia seems to have sensed an opportunity in the underserved northeast region, which has only two direct flights to Mumbai and Bangalore.  At a company event on Friday, Chief Executive Tony......

Ratan Tata thanks Britain for civilian honour

ata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata today thanked the British government for awarding him one of its highest civilian honours, the Knight Grand Cross, in recognition for the work......

Lessons Asian cities need to learn from China's urbanisation

With work on the Pearl River Delta bridge in full swing, China's grand plan to turn the region into a one-hour living zone is on course, says Barun Roy.   While China’s idea of a......

Rupee: Why there is a ray of optimism

Sentiment on most emerging Asian currencies deteriorated in the last two weeks with short positions in the Singapore dollar, the Philippine peso and the Taiwan dollar at a five-month high, a......

Vivian-Vahbbiz Dsena, Ram Kapoor, Kushal: TV stars vacation in style

This holiday season, we check out the beautiful destinations our television stars love. Bollywood stars know how to live it up, and go on exotic vacations. And so do television stars! From......

Wong Kar-Wai, Lootera, Ray and Kaushik

'It is near impossible to get taxis in Hong Kong during rush hour. Suddenly a Sikh gentleman walked up to Satish Kaushik. He had recognised the actor and, speaking in Punjabi, offered to get us a......

'I can't wait to see the guys in KKK 5 in a sack full of worms'

'I am quite confident that I will make it.' Rochelle Maria Rao looks confident, as she gets ready for the fifth season of Khatron Ke Khiladi. Femina Miss India International (2012) Rochelle Maria......

FIFA bids for Zidane-Materazzi reunion

FIFA is considering South Africa's Robben Island as the stage for a reconciliation between Zinedine Zidane and Marco Materazzi, the defender he headbutted during the World Cup final.Sepp Blatter,......

Paradorn closes on Long Island title treble

Paradorn Srichaphan moved a step closer to his third successive Long Island Cup title when he battled past veteran South African Wayne Ferreira 7-6, 7-5 on Wednesday to reach the quarter-finals.......

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......

Classic moments from the Football World Cup - Part 4 (1986 to 1998)

The fourth of a five-part history of the World Cup from Uruguay in 1930 up to the preparations for the 2014 finals in Brazil:Part Four: The tournaments from 1986 to 19981986 MEXICOFinal: June 29......

WT20 warm-up: Raina, Kohli guide India to an easy win over England

India gained the much-needed boost ahead of their ICC World T20 opener against Pakistan when they comfortably defeated England by 20 runs in their second and final warm-up game in Mirpur on......
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Flying Saucer
Q. north Island and South Island are the two main islands of which nation?
Flying Saucer:  A.  more

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Vanaj Vidyan
Q. In which jail did Nelson Mandela spend 27 years?
Vanaj Vidyan:  A. The North Island or Te Ika-a-Mui is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, separated from the slightly larger but much less populous South Island by Cook Strait more

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Q. Why Polar Bears are not found in South Pole? :P
Lucky:  A. Robben Island, near Cape Town in South Africa...! more

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sanjay karmakar
Q. Seychelles - VictoriaSierra Leone - FreetownSingapore - SingaporeSlovakia - BratislavaSlovenia - LjubljanaSolomon Islands - HoniaraSomalia - MogadishuSouth Africa - Pretoria (administrative); Cape Town (legislative); Bloemfontein (judiciary)South Sudan - Juba (Relocating to Ramciel)Spain - MadridSri Lanka - Colombo; Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte (legislative)Sudan - KhartoumSuriname - ParamariboSwaziland - MbabaneSweden - StockholmSwitzerland - BernSyria - DamascusTaiwan - TaipeiTajikistan - DushanbeTanzania - Dar es Salaam; Dodoma (legislative)Thailand - Ba
Sanjay Karmakar:  A. The polar bear is often regarded as a marine mammal because it spends many months of the year at sea. Its preferred habitat is the annual sea ice...... more

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Fifa fines Argentina for Falklands banner

ZURICH: Fifa has fined and reprimanded the Argentinian Football Association after the World Cup finalists put up a banner laying claim to the... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/football/top-stories/Fifa-fines-Argentina-for-Falklands-banner/articleshow/39049000.cms
Gujarat readies Statue of Unity for US

AHMEDABAD: If you walk around Gulbai Tekra, you won't miss the towering statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel by the road. This is not the Statue of... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Gujarat-readies-Statue-of-Unity-for-US/articleshow/39037106.cms
Trilateral drill worries china

12:35 am Hopes that it will be conducive to peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific regions Beijing : Keeping a close watch on Malabar exercises... ...

http://freepressjournal.in/trilateral-drill-worries-china/
An immigrant's right to belong

A protest against President Obama's deportation actions in April. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/ J knows a bargain when she sees one, and can't bear... ...

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Ancient Greek Bronze Machine Predicted Multiple Features of Eclipses Embargoed until July 30th 2014, at 2pm Eastern Time.

A new paper for PLOS ONE on the Antikythera Mechanism transforms our understanding of eclipse prediction on this amazing geared calculating machine... ...

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