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At stroke of midnight, 15000 Bangladeshis became Indian

At the stroke of midnight on Friday, Bangladesh and India swapped tiny islands of land, ending one of the world's most intractable border disputes that has kept thousands in stateless limbo......

Typhoon Haiyan, one of strongest storms ever, slams Philippines

The world's strongest typhoon on record has reportedly hit the Philippines' central islands with 380 kmph wind speed, leading to evacuations of millions of people to high ground and storm shelters......

DESTRUCTIVE FORCE: Pix of world's first underwater N-test

The atoll of Bikini, a necklace of 23 islands located on the northern fringe of the Marshall Islands, was once popular for its sandy beaches and swaying palms that surrounded a tranquil, blue-green......

Hot spots for world's powerful earthquakes identified

Researchers have pinpointed the locations -- like Indonesia's Sumatra Island -- where the world's largest earthquakes are most likely to take place, with greater accuracy than ever before. The......

Odd PHOTOS from a mad, mad world

It's a truly bizarre world we live in… These images prove it! A young boy with a painted face poses before the Grebeg Ritual in Tegallalang village, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. During the......

India steals the show at Bali meet; 'peace clause' stalemate continues

Amid heated talks in a serene Indonesian island resort on the second day of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) ninth ministerial conference (MC9), India swept all off their feet......

Peace Clause: India may lose G33 support

On the first day of the World Trade Organization’s ninth ministerial conference in the picturesque Indonesian island of Bali, India seems to be losing the support of the G33 coalition of......

World's top 10 tax havens

“The biggest providers of financial secrecy are not small, palm-fringed islands as many suppose, but some of the world’s biggest and wealthiest countries,” finds the Financial......

Victims of urbanisation: India, Indonesia and China

The island city of Indonesia serves as a grim reminder of the urban squalor that awaits most Asian cities As world leaders descend once again on Rio de Janeiro next week to take stock of global......

Check out these amazing undersea structures!

Poseidon Undersea Resort is the world's first seafloor resort at Fiji island. Located 40 feet under the water in a luxurious ambience, this resort offers a unforgetable experience. The Poseidon......

'Girls called me the sexiest villain'

'My parents once went to watch Rajkumar Kohli's Insaniyat Ke Dushman. In the film, I "rape" Anita Raaj.' 'My father was very upset. My mother left the theatre.' 'Years later, my father asked me to......

PIX: When Bollywood went cruising!

Here's looking at Bollywood's tryst with  luxury cruise liners. Planes, planets or palaces, they all tell stories. The creative world of filmmaking counts on it. Every now and then, viewers......

Shah Rukh Khan: Prayers with all in Nepal

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities:A 7.9 magnitude earthquake and its aftershocks hit Nepal and India over the weekend. Several Bollywood stars turned to Twitter to......

Sri Lanka reeling under $23 mln debt after WC

Despite Sri Lanka's success on field at the recently concluded cricket World Cup, the Emerald Island's cricket Board has faced losses to the tune of $23million. Sri Lanka Cricket on Monday said it......

Silly Point: Will Sri Lanka butcher Kenya?

After Kenya stunned the Lankans in the 2003 World Cup, the Island nation would be keen to get their revenge and send a message to their oppostion. Rediff staffers Manu Shankar and......

Team India's cup of woes

The Caribbean Islands immediately evoke emotions of joy, fun and frolic. Yet, in two World Cup outings, first in 2007 (ODI) and now in 2010 (T20), the Indian cricket team has left its fans......

Spinners to take centre stage at World T20

In the Caribbean islands which spawned a conveyor belt of intimidating pacemen in the 1970s and 1980s, spin is poised to dominate the World T20.Gone are the days when lightning fast tracks were the......

The BEST role you like Dhoni in. Vote!

Over the last seven years Indian cricket has become synonymous with one name. Mahendra Singh Dhoni.  Just a little under a decade, under his leadership skills and motivation, India attained......
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French experts unsure if plane part came from MH370, says report

French aviation experts have not been able to determine with certainty whether a piece of wing found on an Indian Ocean island belongs to MH370,... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=157159
Oliver Sacks, renowned neurologist and author, dies

NEW YORK: Dr Oliver Sacks, whose books like "" probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/Oliver-Sacks-renowned-neurologist-and-author-dies/articleshow/48734042.cms
mash up movies, don't pirate them

Every so often, the internet takes a break from trolling tech sites and complaining about celebrities to create a beautiful mash-up of movie bits,... ...

http://www.in.techradar.com/articleshow/48729936.cms
19 child-friendly vacation spots for a family holiday

Everyone loves to vacation; but when travelling with child, one of the major concerns is how to keep them happy and going. We all need to plan for... ...

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Gynaec to the stars, RP tells his story

Watching him drive his sedan past some serious afternoon traffic to Gallops restaurant at Mahalaxmi racecourse, and then tuck into kebabs and... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/just-what-the-doc-ordered-gynaec-to-the-stars-rp-tells-his-story/16496162

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