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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......

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......

China-Pakistan axis: 'The best may be yet to come'

'Whether it's investments in Kashmir, building naval facilities, or selling top-of-the-range military equipment, Pakistan could well benefit more under Xi's watch.' 'Do Chinese concerns about the......

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......

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......

Delhi is denser and safer than New York

Image: People over a flyover towards Ramlila grounds.Photograph: Parivartan Sharma/Reuters New Delhi has high average density of built up area, nearly twice the levels of wider New York metro......

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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Philippines, Japan coast guards hold anti-piracy drills

Aboard BRP Batangas: Philippine and Japanese coast guard teams staged an anti-piracy drill on Wednesday, featuring the storming of a cargo vessel... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/philippines-japan-coast-guards-hold-anti-piracy-drills_1590862.html
The Executive Centre Expands to Singapore's Marina Bay Financial Centre

Establishing the fourth Singaporean centre in the city's fastest growing district SINGAPORE, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executive Centre,... ...

http://newsr.in/n/Press+Releases/7551kj27v/The-Executive-Centre-Expands-to-Singapore-Marina.htm
Japan raises volcanic warning at Hakone resort

Tokyo: Japan`s meteorological agency on Wednesday raised a volcanic warning for the popular hot springs resort of Hakone by one notch, forbidding... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/japan-raises-volcanic-warning-at-hakone-resort_1590780.html
Xinhua Mobile Limited Exercised Option to Purchase Convertible Debentures of GINSMS Inc. From One Heart International Limited

From the Wires May. 5, 2015 08:25 PM CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/06/15 -- GINSMS Inc. (TSX VENTURE:GOK) (the "Corporation" or... ...

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"Chinese occupation and creation of islands in the South China Sea is going to be an issue not just with the other disputing nations in the region but with extra regional actors such as the US... [and] The issue will only add more complexities in an alrea

09 March 2015 China continues to build artificial islands in the South China Sea in an attempt to consolidate its claims within the nine dash... ...

http://orfonline.org/cms/sites/orfonline/modules/southchina/SouthChinaDetail.html?cmaid=79503&mmacmaid=79504&volumeno=IV&issueno=3

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