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China's aircraft carrier sails by Taiwan as tensions grow

Chinas sole operational aircraft carrier passed through the Taiwan Strait today, the islands defence ministry said, as Beijing steps up pressure on its democratic rival. It comes weeks after Taiwans President Tsai Ing-wen warned against what she called Chinas ... Deccan Herald, 53 minutes ago

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Sri Lanka, China think tanks co-launch book on bilateral relations

Sri Lankan and Chinese think tanks on Tuesday jointly launched a book on the Sino-Lanka relations titled "The Island of the Lion and the Land of the Dragon" in order to strengthen their bilateral links.The book consists of a series of essays on Sri Lanka, ...
 Prokerala20 hours ago China to pump in $1 billion in mega Sri Lanka project  Zee News2 weeks ago China-built railways in Sri Lanka start track-laying  Prokerala4 days ago Sri Lanka hands over Hambantota to China  Business Standard1 month ago

Sri Lanka arrests 16 Indian fishermen for poaching

The Sri Lankan Navy on Tuesday arrested 16 Indian fishermen for poaching illegally in the island's northern seas, its media unit said in a statement.Four fishing trawlers belonging to the fishermen were also taken into custody, Xinhua news agency reported.The ...
 Prokerala21 hours ago 13 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy  Business Standard2 weeks ago Lanka releases 16 TN fishermen from prison  Business Standard1 month ago Sri Lankan navy apprehends 27 Indian fishermen  Sify1 month ago

Jacobs, Blackwood star in Jamaica's 57-run win

's twin half-centuries helped Jamaica beat Leeward Island in a thriller at Sabina Park on Monday. While Jacobs notched up his career-best bowling figures, Blackwood's scores of 81 and 70 put Jamaica in command. All of that looked a long way off when Leeward ...
 ESPN Cricinfo2 days ago Mayers, Devon Smith lead rout of Jamaica  ESPN Cricinfo4 weeks ago
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Over 20 lakh devotees take holy dip on Makar Sankranti

Sagar Island (WB), Jan 14 (PTI) Nearly 20 lakh devotees from across the country as well as from neighbouring Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh today took a holy dip at the confluence of the River Ganga and the Bay of Bengal on the occasion of Makar Sankranti.
 Zee News3 days ago Ganga Sagar: Where 20 lakh people gathered for Makar Sankranti  Rediff.com3 days ago

Hawaii hits panic mode over false ballistic missile alert

A ballistic missile warning system alert in Hawaii went off erroneously on Saturday, creating panic among the islanders, even as the officials dubbed it a "false alarm". At around 8.07 am local Hawaii time, an emergency alert was sent to all cell phones in caps. "Ballistic missile threat inbounds to Hawaii. Seek immediate shelter. This is not a drill."   About 10 minutes later, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency tweeted that there was no such threat. "No missile threat to Hawaii," it ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile  Business Standard3 days ago Hawaii's ballistic missile threat alert, a false alarm  Sify3 days ago

The most trending destination on Earth is in Japan

Doubt if you have ever heard of this Japanese island! Photograph: Kind courtesy Japan National Tourism Organization The pristine blue waters and white sandy beaches of beautiful Ishigaki, Japan, has earned the ranking of number one in the world. The island has topped TripAdvisor's Destinations on the Rise list. The awards, now in its sixth year, recognise 44 destinations around the world selected by measuring year-over-year increase in positive TripAdvisor traveller review ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago 91,000 chickens culled amid bird flu outbreak at Japan farm  Prokerala5 days ago Japan calls on U.S. to take safety steps in wake of Okinawa military incidents  Reuters1 week ago Japan's All Nippon Airways promotes regional food  Sify3 weeks ago

PE firms are betting big on malls in tier-II cities

US-based Blackstone leads the pack, buying up AlphaOne Mall in Ahmedabad, Elante Mall in Chandigarh and Treasure Island Mall in Indore. Private equity (PE) firms such as Blackstone, Xander-APG and others are placing bets on malls in tier-II cities due to increased demand from retailers for good quality spaces in such cities, which are scarce.   US-based Blackstone has bought malls such as AlphaOne Mall in Ahmedabad, Elante Mall in Chandigarh and Treasure Island Mall in Indore. It also ...
 Rediff.com5 days ago Blackstone, Xander-APG, others are placing bets on malls in tier-II cities  Business Standard1 week ago
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World's busiest air routes: Tiny South Korean island beats London, New York

The beaches and resorts of Jeju, an island off the southernmost tip of the Korean peninsula, have drawn local holiday-makers for decades Angus Whitley | Bloomberg Last Updated at January 9, 2018 08:49 IST Photo: Shutterstock The world’s busiest air ...
 Business Standard1 week ago S Korea to install artificial reefs with N Korea  catchnews.com3 days ago N Korean boat skipper 'charged over Japan theft'  Business Standard2 weeks ago U.S. sanctions two North Korean officials over missile prog: US Treasury Dept.  Sify3 weeks ago

Watch: Daredevil Indian women naval officers brave storm in Pacific Ocean

India's first-all women sailing crew recently encountered a menacing storm en route Falkland Islands but displayed exemplary courage and skill to navigate their way to safety. Wonder Women! The six-member team of Indian Navy's women officers of INSV Tarini.
 Zee News6 days ago
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