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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......

When A P J Abdul Kalam met Pramukh Swami Maharaj

Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the spiritual guru and head of the Bochasanvasi Akshar Purushottam Sansthan of Swaminarayan sect, passed into the ages on August 13.Among the many millions of people Pramukh......

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......

Bahraini overtures to Kenya-born runners attract medals, controversy

IMAGE: Ruth Jebet of Bahrain celebrates after winning. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters. Every year, hordes of foreign runners flock to Kenya's high-altitude training camps in the hope that some of......

This Kiribati weightlifter adopts unique style to spread a message at Rio Games

Pacific islander dances to raise climate change awareness   IMAGE: David Katoatau of Kiribati dances off the weightlifting platform after his effort in the Men's 105kg final at the Rio Games......

Spanish marathoner swimmer mingles with crowd at Copacabana

Erika Villaecija did a quick change from her Olympic athlete's uniform and went for a 15-minute swim at Copacabana beach IMAGE: Spain’s Erika Villaecija at Rio’s famous Copacabana......

PHOTOS: The gold medallists on Day 8 at the Rio Olympics

Michael Phelps captured his 23rd and final Olympic gold medal on Saturday as the United States sealed a week of dominance in the pool by winning the men's and women's medley relays.Denmark's......

Andy Murray, Rafa Nadal stay on course for final showdown

IMAGE: Andy Murray of Britain reacts during match against Steve Johnson of USA. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters. Defending Olympic champion Andy Murray reached the semi-finals of the men's......
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Singapore to try out public self-driving taxis

A small group of residents in Singapore can now hail self-driving taxis with their smartphones, in the world’s first public trial of autonomous... ...

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So, Does Godzilla Have a Penis?

This article was originally posted on Inverse . By Eric Francisco Conceived as the embodiment of the nuclear age in a devastated post-war Japan,... ...

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the 9 new desi breeds of livestock ICAR just registered

India has registered nine new indigenous breeds of livestock and poultry this year, taking the number of "desi" breeds to 160, including 40 of cow... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/india-news/cattle-class-the-9-new-desi-breeds-of-livestock-icar-just-registered-1472143051.html
Tamils continue to face racial discrimination in Sri lanka, says UN Committee post review

Tamils continue to face discrimination in Sri Lanka, a UN committee stated recently, and questioned the island-country over its treatment of Indian... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/world/tamils-continue-to-face-racial-discrimination-in-sri-lanka-says-un-committee-post-review-2976326.html
Taiwan's Tsai oversees first war games

Relations with the mainland have been frosty since Tsai won the island's presidency in January ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/taiwan-s-tsai-oversees-first-war-games-116082500783_1.html

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