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New York's Statue of Liberty evacuated after bomb threat

The Statue of Liberty, one of the most visited monuments in the United States, and the island it sits on were evacuated on Friday because of a suspicious package, police said. Several photographs......

PHOTOS: When the 'tide of the century' hit France

A supertide turned France’s famed Mont Saint-Michel into an island and then retreated out of sight, delighting thousands of visitors who came to see the rare phenomenon. The so-called......

Modi becomes first Indian PM to visit Sri Lanka in 28 years

Narendra Modi's trip to Sri Lanka is also the first standalone prime ministerial visit to the island nation since the 1987 Rajiv Gandhi visit. G Sudhakar Nair/PTI reports from Colombo PM Narendra......

Mamma meow! This mysterious island has more cats than people

An army of feral cats rules a remote island in southern Japan, curling up in abandoned houses or strutting about in a fishing village that is overrun with felines outnumbering humans six to one.......

Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years in prison

The captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia which sank off the Italian island of Gigilo in 2012 killing 32 people has been sentenced to 16 years in jail for manslaughter. The cruise ship Costa......

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......

Indian cos invested $9.6 bn in 5 countries

British Virgin Islands, Mozambique, the Netherlands, Mauritius and Singapore were the top five nations where Indian firms made investment of $9.6 billion in the last three years. In these five......

Why India can't do away with taxes

Countries like the Bahamas, Bahrain and Cayman Islands do not charge tax on personal income of individuals. But, all of them mandate a social security tax ranging between 4-9 per cent.  The......

9 amazing man made islands

What would smaller countries such as Japan or UAE do when they want to take up a large-scale ambitious infrastructure project but have no land? They develop it. And the best way do it is reclaiming......

India gives Cyprus 2 months to share information

India has given Cyprus two months to provide information on certain funds flowing from the island nation before deciding on whether to roll back suspension of tax benefits on investments made from......

'I was given the dirty job of offering Amitabh Rs 5,000 for the entire film'

Actor-director Tinnu Anand lives in Madh Island, far away from the madding crowd of Mumbai. The journey to his home is a long one but, once you get there, you fall in love with the......

Horror on golf course! Crocodile kills golfer

Image: A crocodile watches a bird on a sand island (picture for representational purpose only). Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images A four-metre-long crocodile has killed a South African......

MotoGP: Rossi rolls back the years after Marquez fall

Valentino Rossi of Yamaha celebrates after winning the 2014 MotoGP of Australia at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit. Photograph: Robert Cianflone/Getty Images Valentino Rossi rolled back the......

Small Island with big dreams, Tahiti aims to make an impact

The professionals of Nigeria, Spain and Uruguay have probably never played against an opponent who earns his living climbing coconut trees and mountains but when they take on Tahiti that is......
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Himalayas face 'mega quake'

A 'mega earthquake' is likely to strike the Himalayas this century, causing catastrophic landslides and floods and killing more than 40,000 people,... ...

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We call it Jwalamukhi

Jwalamukhi exploding is a description which is an integral part of our language. Wasn't it Dr Subramanian Swamy who declared 'Jwalamukhi Futega' if... ...

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Tremors in Kolkata; alert on coast

A pedestrian takes pictures of two multi-storeyed buildings coming closer at the top when tremors struck Kolkata on Wednesday. SLIDESHOW TOPICS... ...

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Actions Aimed to Stop Over 10,000 Wild Water Birds Set for Slaughter in Motion

A permit was issued to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to shoot over 10,000 adult cormorants and destroy 26,000 eggs. Bird-X, humane pest control... ...

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Transaero Airlines to boost its domestic and international flights to popular tourism destinations during May holidays

Transaero Airlines is to increase its flight frequency and passenger capacity on the popular tourist routes during the upcoming May holidays.... ...

http://www.travelandtourworld.com/news/article/transaero-airlines-boost-domestic-international-flights-popular-tourism-destinations-may-holidays/

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