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Bachelor Modi Admits he is Married

Bachelor Modi Admits he is Married

Thursday, April 10, 2014 11:26

Election frontrunner Narendra Modi has acknowledged for the first time that he is married, solving one of the biggest mysteries about the private life of the man tipped to be India's next prime minister. [caption id="attachment_36534" align="alignright" width="360"] ...

Australian Ship Trawls for Signals from Missing Malaysian Plane

Australian Ship Trawls for Signals from Missing Malaysian Plane

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 10:27

An Australian ship which picked up possible "pings" from the black box recorders of a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner has been unable to detect any further signals and time is running out to narrow the massive search, officials said on Tuesday. [caption id="attachment_36496" align="alignnone" width="600"]...

Sri Lankan Suffers Heart Attack After Betting on India

Sri Lankan Suffers Heart Attack After Betting on India

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 12:15

A Sri Lankan fruit seller suffered a massive heart attack and died after he lost a $300 bet that India would win the cricket World T20 tournament, police said Monday. [caption id="attachment_36470" align="alignnone" width="600"] Sri Lankans[/caption] S. P. Kumara placed ...

If Modi Wins Election Neighbours Can Expect a More Muscular India

If Modi Wins Election Neighbours Can Expect a More Muscular India

Monday, March 31, 2014 11:08

India will get tougher on territorial disputes with China and in its old rivalry with Pakistan if opposition leader Narendra Modi becomes the prime minister in May after a general election, two of his aides said. [caption id="attachment_36440" align="alignright" width="378"]...

5.1 Earthquake Strikes Near Los Angeles

5.1 Earthquake Strikes Near Los Angeles

Saturday, March 29, 2014 11:17

[caption id="attachment_36415" align="alignright" width="360"] Earthquake Strikes Near Los Angeles[/caption] A magnitude 5.1 earthquake struck near Los Angeles on Friday, rattling a wide swath of Southern California, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There ...

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Indian Court Set to Order India Chief to Quit

Indian Court Set to Order India Chief to Quit

Friday, March 28, 2014 12:26

India's Supreme Court was expected to issue an order Friday for beleaguered cricket board chief N. Srinivasan to quit, after proposing his replacement by batting legend Sunil Gavaskar over a betting scandal. [caption id="attachment_36362" align="alignright" width="360"] N Srinivasan[/caption]...

South Asian Countries Others Declared Polio Free (WFO)

South Asian Countries Others Declared Polio Free (WFO)

Friday, March 28, 2014 11:44

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has officially certified India among 10 Asian countries free of polio, a milestone lauded as a ‘momentous victory’. A jubilant Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad received the WHO certificate on Thursday. [caption id="attachment_36351" align="alignright" width="374"] ...

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Announces Candidacy for Egypt Presidential Elections

Abdel Fattah al-Sisi Announces Candidacy for Egypt Presidential Elections

Thursday, March 27, 2014 10:04

Egyptian army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Wednesday he had quit the military to run for president and vowed to rid the country of "terrorism" almost nine months after he toppled its elected leader. [caption id="attachment_36293" align="alignright" width="384"]...

Angry Chinese Relatives of Missing Jet Passengers Blame Malaysia

Angry Chinese Relatives of Missing Jet Passengers Blame Malaysia

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 12:14

Angry relatives of Chinese passengers aboard the missing Malaysia Airlines plane denounced the Kuala Lumpur government and its national carrier as "executioners" on Tuesday and said they would march on the Malaysian Embassy. [caption id="attachment_36281" align="alignright" width="360"] Angry ...

Missing Plane Crashed in Indian Ocean (Malaysia)

Missing Plane Crashed in Indian Ocean (Malaysia)

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 11:45

The Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared over two weeks ago crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday. [caption id="attachment_36276" align="alignnone" width="600"] Missing Plane[/caption] New satellite analysis from Britain had shown that Flight MH370, with ...