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(Photo: WN / Imran Nissar)Migratory birds give hyacinth-covered Kanjhli a miss
A flock of migratory birds fly across the Hokersar wetland in north of Srinagar on November 22, 2017. Nearly 700,000 migratory birds could be seen at the Hokersar wetland.The birds from as far away as Siberia, Europe and Kazakhstan visit Kashmiri wetlands between September and April....Full Story

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(Photo: AP / AP)Among Rohingya, refugee squalor can seem better than home
Rohingya people waits for food aid at Palangkhali refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017...Full Story

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BOJ keeps policy unchanged, slightly more upbeat on inflation outlook
By Leika Kihara and Stanley White | TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's central bank kept monetary settings unchanged on Tuesday and offered a more upbeat view on inflation expectations than three months ago, signalling its conviction a strengthening recovery will gradually push ...Full Story
Philippine volcano spews lava fountains, 40,000 people flee
By Bullit Marquez | Associated Press | LEGAZPI, Philippines — The Philippines’ most active volcano continued to spew fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes Tuesday in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that has sent 40,000 villagers to ...Full Story
Philippine volcano spews fountains of lava, big ash plumes
MANILA--The Philippines' most active volcano spewed fountains of lava and massive ash plumes overnight and Tuesday morning after authorities warned a violent eruption may be imminent. | Lava fountains reached up to 700 meters above Mount Mayon's crater and ash plumes ro...Full Story
Mr. Modi Goes to Davos
The world’s intelligentsia and corporate and political leaders are meeting this week at Davos, hosted by the World Economic Forum — high in the Rhaetian Alps of Switzerland where 15 inches of snow are forecast for the next seven days. It is a pastoral winterscape, w...Full Story
Heat-Not-Burn Works Wonderfully
Smoking is expensive for consumers and taxpayers, with health-care costs associated with smoking rising to nearly $170 billion per year. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has the opportunity to embrace an innovative technology that will help smokers transition away...Full Story
China Must Win 'Three Tough Battles' While Pursuing Reforms: Li Keqiang
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the country must reduce poverty, control pollution and reduce risks, challenges he described as "three tough battles" for the economy, as policymakers push for reforms... ... ...Full Story
Philippine volcano spews lava fountains, 40,000 people flee
LEGAZPI: The Philippines' most active volcano continued to spew fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes Tuesday in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that has sent 40,000 villagers to shelter in evacuation centers. | Lava fountains gushed up 700 met...Full Story
Philippine volcano spews lava fountains, 40,000 people flee
The Philippines' most active volcano continued to spew fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes on Tuesday in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that has sent 40,000 villagers to shelter in evacuation centers. | Lava fountains gushed up 700 meters (2...Full Story
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Tue 23 Jan 2018
The Bank of Japan holds monetary policy steady
Moneycontrol In a statement released following the conclusion of its two-day meeting, the BOJ said it would keep the deposit rate unchanged at negative 0.1 percent and the 10-year yield target around 0 percent. | CNBC | The Bank of Japan announced Tuesday it was ...
Weak eyesight no hindrance for 'Professor' Chung
This is Money Nicknamed "The Professor" due to his trademark glasses, South Korea's Chung Hyeon is in electric form reaching the quarter-finals after the biggest win of his career against Novak Djokovic | Chung Hyeon took up tennis after a doctor recommended that ...
Modi speech at Davos: Will IMF growth report help PM sell India's story at WEF 2018?
Yahoo Daily News On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Davos trip for the World Economic Forum (WEF) kick started on a high as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its Economic Outlook Update January 2018 said that India and not China is the fastest growing l...
What Netaji said: 10 inspirational quotes from Subhas Chandra Bose
Sify One hundred and twenty one years ago, on January 23, was born one of India's most iconic political figures - Subhas Chandra Bose. | Forty four years later, in 1941, he left the country never to return, dying in a controversial aircrash on August 18, ...
China to improve care for impoverished severely disabled people
China Daily BEIJING -- China will offer care services for severely disabled people aged over 16 to help lift their families out of poverty, according to a new government plan. | Jointly released by the China Disabled Person's Federation (CDPF), the State Council...
Region cuts red tape to get down to global business
China Daily Guangzhou has dramatically reduced its red tape so that companies can register and get up and running in just three working days compared to the previous 25 needed. | Some 2,500 administration approval procedures have been streamlined, 92 percent of ...
Guangzhou pushes for keen edge in industries
China Daily Investment bears fruit, as Silk Road trade hub attracts global high-tech innovative projects, Chen Hong reports. | The government's emphasis on innovation has given rise to a swift transformation for the millennial trade hub of Guangzhou to become a ...
‘PPP, MQM-P playing blame game over Hyderabad civic issues to befool people’
Dawn HYDERABAD: Pak Sar­za­meen Party (PSP) and Jamaat-i-Islami have lashed out at recent spate of trading of allegations between Pakistan Peoples Party and MQM-Pakistan and held both the parties responsible for compounding civic problems in Hyderabad. ...
BOJ keeps policy unchanged, slightly more upbeat on inflation outlook
This is Money By Leika Kihara and Stanley White | TOKYO, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Japan's central bank kept monetary settings unchanged on Tuesday and offered a more upbeat view on inflation expectations than three months ago, signalling its conviction a strengthening r...
India hosts welcome reception at WEF summit
Moneycontrol More than 130 participants from India would be attending the meeting of the rich and the powerful where the official sessions would kick off with the opening plenary address by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. | PTI @moneycontrolcom | India today hosted...
6 Indians trapped in Malaysia approach MEA for help
Yahoo Daily News Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan 21 (ANI): Families of six Indians who are allegedly being tortured by their employers in Malaysia have approached the Ministry of External Affairs to bring them back to India. | The six men from Hyderabad alleged th...
China must win 'three tough battles' while pursuing reforms, says Premier Li Keqiang
DNA India Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said the country must reduce poverty, control pollution and reduce risks, challenges he described as "three tough battles" for the economy, as policymakers push for reforms and innovation this year. | Economic gro...
Derogatory remarks against parliament: Sindh PA passes resolution against Imran, Sh Rashid
The News International KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly has passed a resolution condemning PTI Chairman Imran Khan and AML chief Sheikh Rashid for their recent derogatory remarks against the Parliament and demanded apologies from both the politicians for their “offensive and ...
China to improve care for impoverished severely disabled people
Xinhua BEIJING, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- China will offer care services for severely disabled people aged over 16 to help lift their families out of poverty, according to a new government plan. | Jointly released by the China Disabled Person's Federation (CDPF),...
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