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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......

India can become the next global powerhouse: EIU

India has one thing that China has - the potential to be of interest as a huge market in its own right, as well as a base for export manufacturing. India can be a China-like global growth......

Global food prices jump in October

To exporters' relief, global food prices rebounded in October, due to an adverse impact of the El Niño weather effect on estimated winter harvest output. Data compiled by the Food and......

Poor nations struggle to spend climate change aid, what next?

A boy wades, through stagnant water, past recyclable items collected from a garbage dumpsite in Manila. Photograph: John Javellana/Reuters Billions of dollars pledged by developed nations in......

Tech partnerships in climate change can make the world a better place

Several climate/energy technology partnerships have been initiated across the world, many emerging within the past decade, says Arunabha Ghosh. Technology is widely recognised as one of the......

How Andhra CM plans to turn challenges into opportunities

  He said he had drawn up plans to achieve sustainable double-digit growth through the next 15-20 years Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said he would turn......

FIFA reform will be limited, says head of panel proposing changes

IMAGE: Flags are pictured in front of the headquarters of soccer's international governing body FIFA in Zurich. Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters The Swiss lawyer heading up a committee charged......

'FIFA's role more important than ever'

Alarmed at the financial gulf between soccer's haves and have-nots, FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne says a more even distribution of riches will be a priority if he wins election in......

Why FIFA boss Blatter has become the focus of a criminal investigation

- A Swiss national who has run soccer's powerful governing body for the past 17 years, 79-year-old FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has now for the first time become the focus of a criminal investigation. -......

Warner's "football tsunami" warning finally comes true for FIFA

A combination photo shows eight of the nine football officials indicted for corruption charges in these file photos. Photograph: Reuters Almost exactly four years to the day since former FIFA......

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......
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