India News: Man Spends Life Savings on Building Replica of Taj Mahal in Memory of Dead Wife
Faizul Hasan Kadari's act echoes that of the iconic cultural and architectural landmark's creator, the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan
Published: 13 minutes ago
Baby Death Hospital 'Cover-Up' Manager Could Be Named
NHS regulator reviews decision to protect Furness General Hospital manager's identity
Published: 29 minutes ago
India, US to Raise Economic Issues, Afghan Talks during John Kerry Visit
US Secretary of State John Kerry is gearing up for a three-day visit to India to lead the 4th India-US strategic dialogue. He will co-chair talks with India's Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid on economical issues ranging from intellectual property protection to the new streak of entrepreneurs in the Asian country.
Published: 1 hour, 19 minutes ago
Apple's iMessage: Most Used Messaging App in New Zealand
New Zealand's Telecom released information regarding the messaging service smartphone owners often use to keep in touch. Telecom mobile customers used Apple's iMessage service the most with 150,000 subscribers using it regularly. 140,000 customers preferred to use Facebook Messenger while 78,000 wants the free call and text service of Viber.
Published: 2 hours, 38 minutes ago
North India Floods: Death Toll in Uttarakhand Mounts to 150 and Over 60,000 Stranded; Kedarnath Temple Still Intact [PHOTOS & VIDEOS]
The death toll in North India has risen to 150 due to flash flood and landslides triggered by monsoon fury. Rescue teams have reached the devastated sites to help those stranded.
Published: 3 hours, 45 minutes ago
Same-Sex Divorce Bill Slowly But Surely Clawing Its Way in Canadian Parliament
Gay or same-sex couples who got married in Canada but now want to divorce their partners may well heave a sigh of relief as the same-sex divorce bill is slowing clawing its way into the Canadian Parliament.
Published: 4 hours, 36 minutes ago
Australia Issues Warning: Two of Victoria's Worst Sex Predators Escape Prison Facility
Australia warned locals specially those residing in Victoria state of the escape from prison of two of its worst sex predators.
Published: 6 hours, 9 minutes ago
South Australian Parliament Passes Same-Sex Marriage Motion Following New Zealand's Example
The same-sex marriage legislation gets a big boost from the South Australian Parliament as it supports the idea of allowing gay couples to marry. The upper house of SA Parliament passed a motion in approval of marriage equality laws in New Zealand. Labor MP Gerry Kendelaars introduced the same-sex marriage motion.
Published: 6 hours, 43 minutes ago
2 Years After, Japan Grapples To Find Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Groundwater Highly Toxic with Cancerous Radio-Active Material
It's been two years since a devastating magnitude 9 earthquake hit T?hoku, Japan in March 2011, of which a resulting tsunami erupted and seriously impacted the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Japan is now grappling after it found out that the groundwater at the nuclear plant contained above average levels of a radioactive substance called strontium-90.
Published: 7 hours ago
Indian Tourism Decline in the Wake of Rape, Attack on Woman
With the Indian economy slowing down to 5 percent in 2012 from 9 percent two years ago, the country is taking another beating amid a spree of recent incidents where women were brutally raped and attacked. More and more women tourists are hesitant to visit India, fearing similar attacks.
Published: 7 hours, 17 minutes ago
Australia's Bundaberg in Queensland Recovers, Sends 1st Sugar Shipment After Devastating January 2013 Floods
Bundaberg, severely hit by massive floods brought by ex-tropical cyclone Oswald in early January, has recovered. On Wednesday, after more than five months forced suspended operations, one of Queensland's biggest sugar exporters was able to export the raw commodity again.
Published: 7 hours, 31 minutes ago
Australian Defence Force May Take Years to Remove Sexism as New Scandal Emerges
The Australian Defence Force may have a difficult time to eliminate a culture of sexism and bigotry. Analysts say it would take years for the ADF to become improve its perspective on women soldiers as another investigation was soon to begin for the alleged posting of abusive material online.
Published: 7 hours, 34 minutes ago
Queensland Claims Shady Agents Behind Move to Kill State's Coal Industry
A day after the Climate Commission released a report urging a slowdown to extraction of fossil fuels due to the negative impact of the use of oil and coal on the environment and climate, Queensland Premier Campbell Newman accused shady agents of killing the state's coal industry.
Published: 10 hours, 5 minutes ago
Clive Palmer Makes a Hasty Retreat in Campaign Press Conference Over Nickel Refinery Closure Question
Clive Palmer, Australia's mining billionaire who is daring Opposition leader Tony Abbott and Prime Minister Julia Gillard for the prime ministership in the Sept 14 election is not bold enough when it comes to question concerning the resource industry.
Published: 10 hours, 31 minutes ago
It's Not Just Bulls that See Red, Cows are on the Attack Too
One person a year killed by rampaging cows, National Farmers Union warns ramblers and dog-walkers.
Published: 16 hours, 26 minutes ago
Chinese Communist Boss Executed for Virgin Schoolgirl Rape Rampage
Yongcheng deputy head Li Xingong sentenced to death for sexually assaulting 11 underage girls.
Published: 19 hours, 39 minutes ago
Odisha CM on Distribution Spree from Free Laptop, Mobile to Cheaper Rice
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday distributed free mobile phones to nearly 15,000 farmers. With seven populist schemes in past six months, Patnaik is trying hard to woo voters from every section of society.
Published: 21 hours, 4 minutes ago
Kolkata: Park Street Rape Victim Reveals Her Identity
One and half years after the tragic Park Street rape, which led to severe repercussions in the West Benagl state, the middle-aged victim has finally come out in the open.
Published: 22 hours, 44 minutes ago
Bihar Trust Vote: Nitish Kumar Wins Floor Test, Takes Dig at Narendra Modi
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday won the trust vote in the special session of the State Assembly, which he moved after snapping ties with its alliance Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Published: 22 hours, 49 minutes ago
China's Hunger for Fish Adds to Strain on British Shoppers' Budgets
Increased demand in emerging economies for tuna, salmon and shrimps lead to record price on UN index.
Published: 22 hours, 57 minutes ago