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UNESCO inscribes East Rennell of Solomon Islands on list of world heritage in danger Jun 18, 4:31 pm
Beijing, June 18 (Xinhua-ANI): The world heritage site of East Rennell has been inscribed on the list of world heritage in danger due to logging that is affecting the ecosystem of the Solomon Islands' world heritage site, according to a UNESCO press statement on Tuesday.
Japanese official denies Jingping called disputed Senkaku islands 'core interest of China' Jun 13, 3:09 pm
Tokyo, June 13 (ANI): Japan has denied Chinese President Xi Jinping termed the Senkaku islands 'a core interest' of China in his informal summit with U.S. President Barack Obama last week in California.
Swimmer-duo breaks world record by covering Alcatraz to San Francisco for 1000th time Jun 12, 12:47 pm
New York, June 12 (ANI): Two men have successfully swum for the 1000 th time from Alcatraz Island to San Francisco in 40 minutes breaking the official world record.
Space-age underwater hotel to be built in Maldives Jun 11, 5:15 pm
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A luxury underwater hotel is set to be built on the remote and postcard perfect tropical island of Kuredhivaru in the Maldive Islands, with the National Ministry of Tourism giving the green signal to the ambitious plan last week.
Now, Chinese videogame that lets players fight Japanese over disputed Senkaku islands Jun 7, 3:55 pm
Washington, June 7 (ANI): A Chinese newspaper has launched an Internet game letting players decide the Senkaku islands issue- with force.
Taiwanese PM suggests three-way dialogue to resolve contentious Senkaku islands spat Jun 7, 12:54 pm
Tokyo, June 7 (ANI): Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou has said Taipei, Tokyo and Beijing should engage in a three-way dialogue on resource development on the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea.
Japan, China agreed to shelve Senkaku islands row in 1970s, says former Japanese minister Jun 5, 1:30 pm
Tokyo, June 5 (ANI): Japan and China had agreed to shelve the territory row over Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea when the two countries normalized relations in the early 1970s, a former Japanese minister has said.
Amir Khan and Faryal Makhdoom 'secretly married in Staten Island' before public wedding Jun 4, 3:37 pm
London, June 4(ANI): Boxing champ Amir Khan got publicly married at the Waldorf-Astoria on Friday, but he secretly exchanged vows with his fiancee Faryal Makhdoom the day before in a private ceremony at the Staten Island Excelsior Grand, it has been revealed.
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A University of Rhode Island professor has said that we should start thinking about what kinds of clothes astronauts will need for decades-long space missions, considered the next phase of exploration to infinity and beyond.
Culture defines what can be termed attractive May 31, 10:21 am
Washington, May 31 (ANI): A new study has found that the Karo Batak, who mostly live in scattered rural villages in the northern part of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, deem women with big feet as more appealing.
UNESCO declares Nicobar Islands world biosphere reserve May 31, 8:53 am
London, May 31 (ANI): The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) has declared and designated the Nicobar Islands in India as a world biosphere reserve under its Man and the Biosphere Programme.
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Researchers believe that a grainy sonar image captured off an uninhabited tropical island in the southwestern Pacific republic of Kiribati might represent the remains of the Electra, the two-engine aircraft legendary aviator Amelia Earhart was piloting when she vanished on July 2, 1937 in a record attempt to fly around the world at the equator.
Wooly mammoth blood recovered from 15,000-year-old frozen carcass May 30, 11:13 am
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Scientists have found blood from the frozen body of a 10,000 to 15,000 year old mammoth discovered on a remote island in the Arctic Ocean.
Obama jokes about lipstick smear on collar May 29, 12:46 pm
Washington, May 29 (ANI): President Obama, who was recently caught having lipstick stains on his shirt's collar at Asian-American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration in the East Room, clarified that it came from a woman whom he greeted at a reception.
Asthma symptoms impair sleep quality and school performance in kids May 26, 10:32 am
Washington, May 26 (ANI): A new study has confirmed the negative effects of poorly controlled asthma symptoms on sleep quality and academic performance in urban schoolchildren.
Google to add Galapagos Islands to Street View May 24, 3:29 pm
Washington, May 24 (ANI): Google has gathered images of the beauty and biological diversity of the Galapagos Islands for use on its Street View.
Washington, May 24 (ANI): The temperature in the permafrost on Ellesmere Island in the Canadian high Arctic has been found to be nearly as cold as that of the surface of Mars.
Australian scientist plans to reveal, rewrite history behind ancient coins discovery May 19, 5:10 pm
Washington, May 19 (ANI): An Australian scientist is planning an expedition to the Wessel islands in July and will revisit the location where five coins and an old map might reveal findings recreating Australia's history.
Taylor Swift's fan arrested for trespassing May 18, 3:41 pm
Washington, May 18 (ANI): A 22-year-old fan of Taylor Swift was arrested while he was attempting to trespass at the country singer's Rhode Island home.
Andaman and Nicobar, May 15 (ANI): A two-day conference of State Social Welfare Board Chairpersons begins today in the Andaman and Nicobar islands.
Washington, May 14 (ANI): More than 50 percent of Americans have said they support same-sex marriage for the third time in the past year, a new poll has found.
Richard Branson turning Oz island getaway into hotel May 10, 4:17 pm
Melbourne, May 10 (ANI): Richard Branson is opening up his private Australian hideaway to more guests, as he plans to turn the heart-shaped island into a boutique hotel.
Residents of Majuli Island get a speed boat May 10, 3:03 pm
Majuli island, May 10 (ANI): For the residents of Majuli Island, ferries are the only means of transportation. Now, the people of the island have got a speed boat to facilitate commuting.
London, May 10 (ANI): Japan has protested to China over a newspaper article that has questioned Japanese sovereignty over Okinawa island.
Now, China challenges Japan's ownership of Okinawa island May 9, 1:53 pm
Tokyo, May 9 (ANI): Two scholars from a Chinese research center have suggested re-examining the ownership of the Japanese island chain that includes Okinawa.
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