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Exploring Adventure Traveling Guide About Gujarat State of Western India

Gujarat Travel Guide<p>Gujarat is one of natural beautiful Western Indian State. It has 3 distinct regions; a corridor running north to south, a …

Ancient History

Our data, worth a water bottle?

Massive discounts celebrating Pongal and Sankranthi, coupled with the cool breeze blowing in from the Bay of Bengal, make January ideal for shopping …

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India test fires ICBM amid perceived threats from neighboring China, Pakistan (Source: News Asia)

News Asia report states that India has test fired long-range intercontinental ballistic missile Agni. According to Indian Ministry of External …

North Korea

15 of the Best Cities for Solo Female Travelers Across the Globe

January 19, 2018<p>15 of the Absolute Best Cities for Solo Female Travelers in 2018: Did your Favorite City Make the List?<p>Are you an avid solo female …

Travel

800-km range BrahMos missile to be tested this year

India is laying the groundwork to test a high-range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile, capable of striking targets more than 800 km away, a person …

North Korea

Flight diverted to Chennai as Sri Lanka closes airspace

An Ethiopian Airlines flight (ET638), operating on the Addis Ababa-Singapore-Kuala Lumpur sector, was diverted to Chennai on Thursday, after Sri …

Aviation

7 of India’s most romantic spots

India may perhaps seem a place to be tackled, rather than somewhere to relax or romance, but we have had some of our most memorable moments with …

Hotels

India test-fires missile amid perceived threats from China, Pakistan

NEW DELHI — India tested its longest-range intercontinental missile on Thursday, the defense ministry said, part of efforts to build a nuclear …

North Korea

India tests long-range missile believed capable of hitting China

India successfully test-fired a long-range nuclear-capable missile on Thursday from an island in the Bay of Bengal.<p>The test, the fifth of the Agni-5 intercontinental ballistic missile, was made from a mobile launcher, and "further strengthens our credible deterrence," the Defence Ministry said in a …

North Korea

India just tested a ballistic missile that can hit anywhere in China – VICE News

India successfully launched an intercontinental ballistic missile Thursday capable of delivering a warhead to the northern regions of China. The test follows worsening relations between the two nuclear-armed giants.<p>India fired off an Agri-5 three-stage missile from a mobile launcher on an island in …

North Korea

More Rohingya flee Myanmar as Bangladesh prepares to start repatriation

More than 100 Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh from Myanmar since Wednesday, with the latest refugees saying army operations are continuing in troubled Rakhine State, raising doubts about plans to send back 655,500 who had already fled.<p>Scores more were waiting to cross the Naf river …

Asia

Myanmar police kill seven Buddhist protesters in Rakhine

<b>Police in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state have opened fire on Buddhist protesters, killing at least seven.</b><p>The violence occurred after more than 4,000 ethnic Rakhine Buddhists gathered in Mrauk U on Tuesday to protest a ban on the annual commemoration of the fall of the ancient Arakan …

Asia

Myanmar police shoot dead seven protesters in troubled Rakhine

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar police shot dead seven demonstrators, while 12 were injured in troubled Rakhine State, after a local gathering celebrating an ancient Buddhist Arakan kingdom turned violent.<p>The demonstrators gathered late on Tuesday in Mrauk U township in the northern part of Rakhine to …

Rakhine State

‘Joint exercise will lead to more collaboration’

The Indian and the Japanese Coast Guards undertook a joint search and rescue exercise, ‘SAREX-18,’ in the Bay of Bengal off the Chennai coast on …

South China Sea

Should Beijing be worried about India’s latest missile launch?

With the latest successful test-firing of a long-range nuclear-capable missile – with the scope to land a warhead on almost any part of the Chinese …

North Korea

From a hideaway in Bali to 'undiscovered' Belize: the best beach holidays to book this year

Cold, dank, dark and dreary, late January's charms are not immediately obvious. The gloomy weather and lingering cold do, however, provide a welcome source of holiday-planning motivation. With a slew of spectacular beach resorts set to open over the coming months, good times in sunny climes await …

Andaman and Nicobar

Opinion: Safe return remains distant dream for Rohingya refugees

What is most jarring at first sight is the juxtaposition of natural beauty and human misery: Waves from the Bay of Bengal lapping at sandy beaches …

San Jose

‘Passport without an address will make things tougher for travellers, NRIs’

It’s a bad idea, but the orange passport is even worse, writes policy expert Nitin Pai<p>It is unclear what prompted the Indian government to announce …

India

Pictures of the Day: 15 January 2018

Sikhism

Indian White Shrimp gets full marks in farming trials

Scientists at the Chennai-based Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) have completed farming trials on Indian White Shrimp (Penaeus …

Farming

Platinum, Clinging to Its Status as a Top Precious Metal, Faces a Crisis

MUMBAI—A TV commercial shows an Indian couple eyeing each other nervously, surrounded by the family members who arranged their marriage. During a tour of the wedding hall, the couple realizes they have fallen in love.<p>To celebrate, they exchange rings made not of traditional gold, but …

Business

Brilliant by design: our top 5 picks to look out for at Paris Design Week

This week, the French capital is preparing for its bi-annual fiesta of design. Textiles will be celebrated at Deco Off, new product at the halls of the Maison et Objet fair; while galleries and showrooms across the city will be getting in on the action, too. Here’s our hit list of the unmissable …

Furniture

Bangladesh's Forests: A Point of Tension and Connection Between Incoming Rohingya and Locals

As hundreds of thousands of Myanmar muslims seek safety in the country, they have little choice but to overburden the jungles on which their …

Refugees

India successfully launches its 100th satellite 'Cartosat-2' series from Sriharikota

The launch of 31 satellites, including three of India and 28 of six other countries, by ISRO began at 5.29 am and lifted off at 9.29 hours from the …

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<b>By</b> <b>Elisabeth Fahrni</b> <b>Mansur</b><p><i>[Note: This is the first in a series of blogs about the Bangladesh Marine Megafauna Survey being conducted by the WCS</i> …

Oceans

Myanmar military finally admits it killed some captured Rohingya civilians

• <b>The Myanmar admitted that it killed 10 Rohingya civilians in September on Wednesday.</b>• <b><br>The US ambassador to Mynamar said it was an important step that will hopefully bring more transparency to what the US has labeled ethnic cleansing.</b>• <b><br>Myanmar also said it would take legal action against the</b> …

Asia

Mamata Banerjee assures pilgrims of adequate security

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has assured adequate security to pilgrims visiting the Sagar Island for the Ganga Sagar Mela beginning on …

India

Calcutta HC allows BJP youth wing to hold rally in West Bengal, says Mamata Banerjee govt should not discriminate - Firstpost

<b>Kolkata</b>: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday allowed permission for a motorbike rally by BJP's youth wing in West Bengal, rejecting the state …

India

0115 Photos of the week

A church and remains of an ancient village, which are usually covered by water, are seen inside the reservoir of Sau, in Vilanova de Sau, Catalonia, …

John Hickenlooper

The British General Who Was a Master of Irrigation

Share this:<p>Sir Arthur Cotton was the architect of some of the grandest river-based projects that were completed in the 19th century and continue to …

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