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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......

The rock 'n' roll kirtanwallah from Long Island, NY

Meet Krishna Das, whose music evokes devotion. Bringing the traditional call-and-response chanting on to the global stage, Krishna Das, or KD as he is popularly known, has given kirtans a new......

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......

Bahrain steps up arrests ahead of Sunday's F1 race

Bahrain has arrested several people accused of stealing and burning cars amid heightened security in the island kingdom before Sunday's Formula One race, which the opposition sees as a chance to......
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China welcomes Taiwan's decision to apply to join the Beijing-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) as long as the self-ruled island uses... ...

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Second-string Portugal suffer shock defeat to Cape Verde

A second-half sending off for Andre Pinto capped a miserable evening for a second-string Portugal side, who were beaten 2-0 at home by African... ...

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Massive earthquake hits Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center Sunday issued a warning for the South Pacific Sunday following a massive 7.7 magnitude earthquake that rocked... ...

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Chinese making great wall of sand in sea?

China is “creating a great wall of sand” through land reclamation in the South China Sea, causing serious concerns about its territorial... ...

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NSG conducts training exercise at Andaman islands

ring themselves to tackle any contingencies which might arise due to any infiltration on the strategically located Andaman and Nicobar islands, NSG... ...

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