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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......

The safest countries in the world

The Antipodean islands have long been regarded as one of the best places to live. New Zealand has always been near the top of the Global Peace Index. The 2009 Global Peace Index ranks New Zealand......

India's building a new naval base near Visakhapatnam

The navy has lifted the shroud of secrecy over a major new sea base being built on India's eastern coast, which will be home to the first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, and an armada of......

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......

Review: Leonardo DiCaprio excels in Wolf Of Wall Street

The Wolf of Wall Street has its moments but it is director Martin Scorsese’s weakest attempt at film-making, says Aseem Chhabra. If I was 20-something and Leonardo DiCaprio (I......

Why Wolf Of Wall Street is an irresponsible film

Martin Scorsese's The Wolf Of Wall Street could set a bad precedent, feels Aseem Chhabra. Last weekend I watched Francis Ford Coppola's 1972 Oscar-winning masterpiece The Godfather at the Museum of......

Review: Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham disappoints

Tamil film Naveena Saraswathi Sabatham is a pathetic first attempt, according to S Saraswathi.K Chandru, who was mentored by ace comic directors C S Amudhan (Tamizh Padam) and Venkat Prabhu,......

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......

FIFA to hold meeting on notorious Robben Island

World soccer's leaders meet this week on an island notorious for its once brutal prison but where the game offered relief and hope for hundreds of anti-apartheid activists. FIFA's executive......
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Is Shaun the sheep world’s woolliest?

Two Australian farmers said that they may have found the world’s woolliest sheep, whose estimated 25 kg coat, if confirmed, could shatter the... ...

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But there is always tax to be paid

With the Middle East an escalating war zone, the commemoration of one World War I event or battle after another much on our minds in Europe, and... ...

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 leaked UN study

Irreversible and widespread damage will be caused to the planet unless there’s faster action to limit the fossil fuel emissions blamed for... ...

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Improv Everywhere's Black Tie Beach Party Makes Us All Jealous

Coney Island is known for its wacky spectacles, and once again the prank collective Improv Everywhere has made the list with a super fancy stunt.... ...

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UN hosts meeting with Greek Cypriot, Turkish Cypriot negotiators

New York, Aug 27 (IBNS) The United Nations confirmed on Tuesday that Greek and Turkish Cypriot negotiators met on Tuesday in Nicosia to discuss... ...

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