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7.0 magnitude quake rocks Tokyo, no tsunami warning

A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit a wide area in eastern and northeastern Japan on Sunday, rattling buildings in Tokyo and jolting the nation still recovering from last year's quake-tsunami......

REWIND: Best images in the past 24 hours

Here's a collection of some of the best photos from around the world shot in the last 24 hours. Burundian refugees gather on the shores of Lake Tanganyika in Kagunga village in Kigoma region in......

18 INTERESTING photos from around the world

A round-up of our favourite photographs of the week gone by   Members of a music band rest before the procession of 'Nossa Senhora da Boa Viagem', in Constancia April 6, 2015. This benediction......

4 years on: Tears and prayers mark Japan's tsunami

Japan marks the fourth anniversary of a quake-tsunami disaster that swept away thousands of people and sparked a nuclear crisis, a tragedy that has left visible scars on the landscape and continues......

Sony Photo Awards: 12 STUNNING shots!

The 2015 edition of the Sony World Photography Awards, the world's biggest photography competition, has announced the shortlists for its Professional, Open and Youth competitions. Recognising......

Sony Walkman is 30!

On June 22, 1979, when the journalists arrived at the Sony Building located in the Ginza area of Tokyo, they were escorted onto a bus and each handed a Walkman. They were taken to Yoyogi (a major......

Expect worst drought in Asia, India may be hit

Dozens of farmers have already committed suicide in India after damage from unseasonal rains this year. Now if the summer rains are below normal, rural discontent will deepen. In 2009, the El Nino......

10 things that can wreck the finances of a company

Image: Workers install the chassis along a production line at a truck factory in Hefei, Anhui. Photograph: Reuters A new report by Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty examines global......

Of skyscrapers and the Rs 1-lakh-crore Budget

All is not well with Telengana and its Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao The new state of Telangana and also its government headed by chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) will complete six......

World's super cities to work and live in, Mumbai ranks 13

Mumbai has secured 13th spot in the list of top attractive cities in terms of professional and private life, according to a survey carried out by INSEAD which is one of the largest business schools......

Review: The Darkest Hour fails to make an impact

As an amateur horror buff, Shaikh Ayazfeels let down byThe Darkest Hour -- a film that is low on creativity and imagination.Stephen Hawking stands vindicated; if only viscerally and through the......

PIX: Meet the new guest in Bigg Boss 5

Bigg Boss 5 will have a new guest this weekend -- Japanese sumo wrestler Yamamotoyama, who weighs 601-pounds and is 6.4 feet tall. The wrestler is speculated to reach India from Tokyo today.......

Tokyo area comes to halt for Beckham visit

Helicopters whirred overhead and normally industrious office workers poured onto the streets on Friday as a downtown Tokyo area came to a halt for a rare visit by football icon David Beckham.The......

'Having more success at the Slams next year is my main goal'

Ana Ivanovic. Photograph: Verano To say that 2014 was Ana Ivanovic's comeback year on the WTA tour would be akin to stating the obvious. Having beaten Venus Williams to the title in Auckland at......

Sports Shorts: Olympic champ Phelps suspended for six months

Michael Phelps of the United States. Photograph: Sean Kilpatrick / AP Photo / The Canadian Press/File photo American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was suspended......

Sports Shorts: Sharapova, Venus sail into China Open second round

Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot against Kaia Kanepi of Estonia during day two of the China Open. Photograph: Feng Li/Getty Images Reigning French Open champion Maria Sharapova, former......

Japan PM may attend Sochi Games, China says no plans to meet Xi

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may attend the opening ceremony for the Sochi Winter Olympics, but China has ruled out any formal meeting with President Xi Jinping whose attendance at the Games......
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Switzerland starts naming Indian account holders

Bengaluru, May 25:Asserting that his government has secured the promised "achche din" (good days) for the people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/india/arvind-kejriwal-aap-narendra-modi-news-updates-may-25-1756959.html
The lady who launched a thousand macaron dreams

In 2010, a very young Pooja Dhingra returned home to Mumbai after her stint at Le Cordon Bleu and set up shop in Parel. Inspired by her Parisian... ...

http://www.sunday-guardian.com/young-restless/the-lady-who-launched-a-thousand-macaroon-dreams
Japan and Malaysia bolster defence ties, with eyes on China

TOKYO: Japan and Malaysia agreed to bolster security ties and start talks on transfers of defence equipment and technology, their leaders said on... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/defence/japan-and-malaysia-bolster-defence-ties-with-eyes-on-china/articleshow/47420150.cms
Human traffickers' camps had 139 suspected graves

Wang Kelian: Malaysian authorities said Monday a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well... ...

http://www.ibnlive.com/news/world/malaysia-human-traffickers-camps-had-139-suspected-graves-996754.html
REFILE-Philippines seeks stronger commitment from U.S. in South China Sea dispute

(Takes quotation marks out of headline) FORT SAN FELIPE, Philippines May 25 (Reuters) - The Philippines is seeking a "stronger commitment" from... ...

http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/05/25/southchinasea-philippines-usa-idINL3N0YG2W620150525

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