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At stroke of midnight, 15000 Bangladeshis became Indian

At the stroke of midnight on Friday, Bangladesh and India swapped tiny islands of land, ending one of the world's most intractable border disputes that has kept thousands in stateless limbo......

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......

14 powerful images from Sony World Photography Awards 2016

The winners of the 2016 edition of the Sony World Photography Awards, the world’s biggest photography competition, organised by the World Photography Organisation, have been announced in the......

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......

Lessons from Bollywood: How to holiday in style!

Get inspired from Bollywood and holiday in style! All work and no play make everybody dull. Guess that’s why man invented the concept of holidays? With beauty to behold and bliss to......

Manoj Kumar's 10 BEST Performances

Some actors are known for their style. Some for their versatility. Manoj Kumar is famous for his on-screen patriotism, which is so deeply etched in public memory that he came to be known as......

George Clooney and 10 movie gems from Berlin

Aseem Chhabra spots 10 must-see movies at the Berlin Film Festival. George Clooney was pissed. He was the headliner at the opening day press conference at the Berlinale, for his new film Hail......

The 330 films I saw in 2015

'In 2015 I watched films in so many places. I attended several film festivals around the world -- Berlin, Tribeca (New York), Telluride, Toronto, Zurich, Mumbai, Dharamsala and Goa,' says Aseem......

Find out the latest controversial thing said by F1 boss

‘I don’t know whether a woman would physically be able to drive an F1 car quickly, and they wouldn’t be taken seriously’ IMAGE:  Danica Patrick, driver of the......

Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath retires from ODIs, T20s

‘Every cricketer has to stop at the right time, I feel it's time to make room for fresh talent to be groomed’ IMAGE: Sri Lanka's Rangana Herath, right, celebrates. Photograph: Dinuka......

12 things you should know about 'super galactico' Cristiano Ronaldo

In his nearly 15-year football career on the big stage, Cristiano Ronaldo has memerised fans and opponents alike, with his nimble footwork and goal-scoring prowess. Not only has the 31-year-old......

Never write the Windies off!

How wonderful that this grand revival began in Kolkata, and under Clive Lloyd, the Windies' greatest captain, as the team manager, says V Gangadhar, a long-time fan of the West Indies team. IMAGE:......

Cricket stadium to be named after West Indies' WT20 star

IMAGE: From left to right- West Indies players Samuel Badree, Dwayne Bravo, captain Darren Sammy and Chris Gayle with World T20 trophy. Photograph: ICC. Darren Sammy, who led the West Indies to......
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Freight train derails in Washington, cars leaking hazardous chemicals

According to a tweet, the Rhode Island Avenue and the Metro station was shut because three of the cars were leaking hazardous liquids. ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/world/report-freight-train-derails-in-washington-cars-leaking-hazardous-chemicals-2208043
China trains 'fishing militia' to sail into disputed waters

BAIMAJING, China (Reuters) - The fishing fleet based in this tiny port town on Hainan island is getting everything from military training and... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INworldNews/~3/h0k4Rese4EY/southchinasea-china-fishingboats-idINKCN0XS0ZJ
Philippine island rebels free 10 Indonesian hostages

Islamist militants in the southern Philippines released 10 Indonesian hostages on Sunday, ending a month-long ordeal during which a kidnapped... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INworldNews/~3/fdm6MOJE7BY/philippines-militants-idINKCN0XS0XB
Vacationing abroad with family? Consider travel insurance

While you plan every detail of your vacation abroad to a tee, don't forget to buy a comprehensive travel insurance plan, saysMukesh Kumar, HDFC... ...

http://www.rediff.com/getahead/report/money-vacationing-abroad-with-family-consider-travel-insurance/20160501.htm
China wants cooperation, not conflict, with Japan

Beijing wants to establish a relationship with Japan based on “cooperation, not confr-ontation”, China’s foreign minister told his Japanese... ...

http://www.asianage.com/international/china-wants-cooperation-not-conflict-japan-611

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