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PHOTOS: Rajasthan forts, Mt Fuji on the World Heritage List

United Nations' World Heritage Committee, during its 37th session held in Cambodia from 16-17 June, decided to include 19 new cultural and natural properties on the prestigious World Heritage List.......

Indian rescue team's plan of action for Japan

As the nuclear crisis in quake-hit Japan escalates, nations across the world rush to its rescue. Search teams from United States and Britain have been serving in Japan for days now and India will......

World condemns Israel's midsea mayhem

United Nations members and officials came out in strong condemnation of Israel's attack on a humanitarian flotilla headed to the Gaza strip on Monday, with its chief Ban Ki Moon seeking a 'full......

Today, over 1 billion people are hungry: UN chief

United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon on Monday said the presence of one billion hungry people in the world was unacceptable and noted that farmers are the 'heart and soul' of food security and poverty......

Unresolved Sir Creek is now part of intl waters

The United Nations is keeping mum on the protracted dispute between India and Pakistan over the ownership of Sir Creek even after the expiry of the deadline May 2009 deadline set by the world body......

The world is just not prepared for another financial crisis

It is six years since the financial crisis. If another hits soon, the world has no tools left to deal with it, notes Akash Prakash HSBC Global Research has recently published a very interesting......

'Government's first responsibility is to feed its people'

'It is a national shame that the only country that enacted a food security act is now better known as the land of farmer suicides. Indian farming can change only if national irrigation policy is......

How 46 million Indians are being slowly poisoned

Water from as many as 78,508 rural habitations is contaminated by arsenic, fluoride, iron or nitrate, finds out Chaitanya Mallapur/IndiaSpend.com. Around 46 million people in India - or the size of......

How much is Mother Earth worth?

Pricing can help prioritise the best use of conservation efforts and funding Researchers have assigned financial values to some of Earth’s most important natural resources. In 2012,......

It's Branson vs Adani in Australia

Virgin promoter to protest Adani's mining project in Australia, saying it will damage the Great Barrier Reef Virgin group promoter, now an environmental activist, Richard Branson is set to protest......

Tricky forty-five minutes that could change world football's fate

FIFA Presidential candidate, Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein (left), with FIFA President Joseph Blatter. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images When Sepp Blatter is not comparing FIFA to a boat in calm......

'Dhoni is a very good One-day leader, an average-to-poor Test captain...'

It's a lump-in-the-throat moment for Indians to see their team knocked out in the semis by Australia, but clearly the better team on the day made it to the final.For India, it was a long and......

Watson says Australia ready for hostile reception in New Zealand

Shane Watson and Mitchell Johnson share a laugh during an Australian training session. Photograph: Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images A hostile crowd buoyed by New Zealand's perfect start to the World......

Unwavering team spirit behind Germany's World Cup triumph

The 2014 World Cup was a captivating carnival of football with high drama, and Germany displayed their credentials as worthy champions Manuel Neuer of Germany lifts the World Cup trophy with his......

Don't Miss! BEST Sports Photos of the Week!

The sports world witnessed a gamut of emotions last week. While the untimely death of young Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes was mourned by fans and sportsmen from varied fields, there was cheer......
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Myanmar Navy makes first rescue

Myanmar police officers speak to would-be migrants below deck on a fishing boat off the western coast of Rakhine, Myanmar. AFP Myanmar’s Navy... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/international/myanmar-navy-makes-first-rescue-099
How sewage is turning it into less of a river and more of a toxic waterway

Over 70% of the sewage that flows into the Ganga is untreated," says Hukum Singh, BJP member from Kairana in Uttar Pradesh and chairman of the... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/cleaning-the-ganga-how-sewage-is-turning-it-into-less-of-a-river-and-more-of-a-toxic-waterway/articleshow/47392528.cms
Cambodia's Bomb Divers Overcome Dangers To Remove Remains Of War

A small group of Cambodians -- some of whom only recently learned to swim -- is doing zero-visibility dives to rid the country's waters of bombs.... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/22/cambodia-bomb-divers-photos_n_7424648.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
Bitter harvest for sugar, again

Surplus harvest, plummeting international prices, rising cane costs and an exhausted government treasury. First, let's mention the usual anomalies... ...

http://www.mumbaimirror.com/columns/columnists/ajit-ranade/Bitter-harvest-for-sugar-again/articleshow/47390345.cms
Iran's Yemen

London An Iranian aid ship docked on Friday in Djibouti, where its cargo will be inspected by the United Nations before being moved to... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/irans-yemen-bound-aid-ship-docks-in-djibouti-wfp-to-deliver-aid-cargo-reuters-2259088.html

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