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  1. India's performances at the AFC Asian CupRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Sporting News

    As India look to make a mark in Asia for the fourth time, the national team's history in the tournament paints a grim picture... India's best finish in the continental competition AFC Asian Cup came 55 years ago when they finished runners-up. In 1964, India gained a direct qualification to the finals of the tournament after several Western Zone teams pulled out due to political reasons.


  2. Li looking to thrive at home when Volvo China Open tees off ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | Richmond News

    Shubhankar Sharma, Haotong Li and Kiradech Aphibarnrat learn the traditional Chinese zither, while visiting the Great Wall during the countdown to the 2018 Volvo China Open China's number one golfer Haotong Li joined forces with Kiradech Aphibarnrat of Thailand and India's Shubhankar Sharma to officially launch the 2018 Volvo China Open on the Great Wall of China Tuesday. The three superstar players, who will be in action when the tournament gets underway at Beijing's Topwin Golf and Country Club in Huairou on Thursday, tuned up for the event with an impromptu musical lesson on a traditional Chinese zither.


  3. Cruise Specialists Provides Top Trends and Tips for Picking the Right Shore TourRead the original story

    52 min ago |

    SEATTLE: The experts at Cruise Specialists recently provided insights on current trends within shore excursions, including the growing popularity of tours focused on cultural immersion, preservation and philanthropy, along with top tips for maximizing time ashore. Cruise Specialists is North America's leading world cruise travel agency.


  4. Warmshowers connects tired cyclists with local hospitalityRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | TreeHugger

    Nothing beats a home-cooked meal and a warm shower at the end of a long day in a bike saddle. For most bike travellers, these are rare luxuries, hard to find in a roadside campground.


  5. S. Koreans in DMZ village enjoy rare quiet after propaganda broadcasts stop ahead of summitsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stars and Stripes

    The diplomatic whirlwind leading to planned summits between North Korea and its adversaries in the South and the United States has already paid dividends in this farming hamlet. Taesong-dong, or "Freedom Village" as the military calls it, is the only place where civilians live inside the Demilitarized Zone, the 2.5-mile wide, 154-mile long border region that's otherwise a no man's land dotted with land mines and barbed wire.


  6. Philippines 'apologises' to Kuwait after rescuing domestic workersRead the original story

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    MANILA: The Philippines apologised on Tuesday for what Kuwait viewed as violation of its sovereignty after the Southeast Asian nation's embassy "rescued" several domestic workers from their employers' homes amid reports of abuse. Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano said the embassy was forced to "assist" Filipino workers who sought help because some situations were a matter of life and death.


  7. Lara Stone seen with new boyfriend David Grievson in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Mail

    It was recently revealed she had embarked on a new relationship with property developer David Grievson, three years after her divorce from David Walliams. And Lara Stone looked smitten she she stepped out with her new businessman beau, heading to the Chiltern Firehouse together on Monday night.


  8. SriLankan Aviation College launches partnership with Kingston University LondonRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Colombo Page

    Apr 24, Colombo: SriLankan Aviation College and Kingston University London have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the launch of the Bachelor of Engineering top up degree in Aircraft Engineering in Sri Lanka, providing an exciting new dimension in airline-related education in the region. Kingston University London has been delivering this program in the UK since 2001 and has had hundreds of graduates who now work with major airlines in the UK and around the world.


  9. Indian Envoy meets South Asian Judo C'ship winnersRead the original story

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    Kathmandu [Nepal], April 24 : India's Ambassador to Nepal Manjeev Singh Puri on Tuesday interacted with the Indian team, who recently clinched the title at the 8th series of South Asian Judo Championship. Puri congratulated the team for the success and wished them luck for their forthcoming games during the interaction.


  10. T20 2018: It's advantage Mumbai as Bhuvi injured; Dhawan, Yusuf doubtfulRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Mumbai hold upper hand in crucial tie as Hyderabad's top pacer Bhuvneshwar is out injured; Dhawan, Yusuf doubtful too Defending champions Mumbai are experiencing a tough time with only one win to show in five games. However, Rohit Sharma & Co will find comfort in the fact that their today's opponents - Hyderabad - will not have their bowling spearhead Bhuvneshwar Kumar.


  11. Pakistan hockey hero seeks heart transplant in IndiaRead the original story

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    Islamabad, April 24 : Former Pakistan hockey player Mansoor Ahmed has appealed to the Indian government to grant him a visa so he can travel to the country for a heart transplant. Ahmed, 49, who is considered a hockey legend in Pakistan, is reportedly suffering from complications due to a pacemaker in his heart.


  12. Missing Indian pilgrim found in PakistanRead the original story

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    Islamabad, April 24 : An Indian Sikh pilgrim, who was reported to have gone missing in Pakistan during Baisakhi festival celebrations, was found staying in his Facebook friend's house in Sheikhupura city, the Evacuee Trust Property Board has said. Amarjeet Singh, 23, from Amritsar, arrived in Pakistan on April 12 to attend the festival but failed to show up for his scheduled return along with other Sikh pilgrims on April 21. Geo News cited sources as saying that from Nankana Sahib, Singh went to meet his Facebook friend Amir Razzak, a resident of Sheikhupura, and was staying with him for the past three days.


  13. Azercell's Mobile Eye Clinic continues its activitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Trend

    The clinic served people with various eye diseases in January, February and March. In the first month of the year, the doctors of the clinic examined IDPs settled in Nizami district, as well as the children in "World of Law" humanitarian public union in Ismayilli district and the children at secondary school No.


  14. India to play 2019 WC opener vs South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    At the ICC meeting in Kolkata, the 2019 World Cup draw schedule was made and fixtures announced. At the meeting, it was announced that India would play their opening game against South Africa on June 4. The tournament, to be played in England, will begin on May 30 and go on until July 14. The complete schedule is expected to be released by April 30. India were intitally scheduled to play on June 2 but the game has been pushed two matches in order to abide by the Lodha Committee recommendations which require a 15-day gap between IPL and an international assignment.


  15. PH, Kuwait agree on four measures on protection of distressed Filipino workersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

    The Philippines and Kuwait have agreed on four measures related to the protection of distressed Filipino workers in the Gulf state, including repatriation of more than 600 nationals currently in shelter. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Ambassador of Kuwait to the Philippines Musaed Saleh Ahmad Althwaikh exchange pleasantries following their meeting at the Presidential Guest House in Davao City on April 23, 2018.


  16. Deve Gowda says he regrets not completing term as PMRead the original story

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    Bengaluru , Apr 24 : Janata Dal supremo H.D. Deve Gowda on Monday said that his only regret was not completing full terms as prime minister of India and chief minister of Karnataka. Deve Gowda stormed to power in 1994 and served two years as the Chief Minister of Karnataka.


  17. .com | Away from home alone: Boy, 12, runs away to Bali with family credit cardRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News24

    A French nun who was called "the white angel" by Canadian soldiers she saved during one of the worst single disasters to befall Allied armies during World War II has died aged 103, authorities say. Sydney Australian police were on Tuesday investigating how a 12-year-old boy managed to fly alone to the Indonesian island of Bali and spend four days at a resort using his parents' credit card.


  18. Shopping shorts: Deals from Lazada, BPI, Ford, MegaworldRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    With Lazada's new instant messaging feature customers can now talk directly to sellers and ask them about product recommendations, discounts, size availability down to colour swatches. Adding more fun to the mobile app is the new built-in QR code scanner, which gives customers access to exclusive deals, exciting promos and special landing pages from top brands and sellers.


  19. Why you should visit post-earthquake Hualien in TaiwanRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    After a 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck near Hualien city in February, the resort city has been cleaned up, but is still waiting for tourists to return. Its shabby chic, laid-back nature and beautiful scenery, combined with cheap flights and boutique hotels make it a perfect destination for Hongkongers It has been less than three months since a deadly earthquake devastated the Taiwanese resort city of Hualien, claiming the lives of 17 people, and residents are still suffering from the economic aftershock.


  20. Mystery grows over pro-Saudi tabloid: Embassy got sneak peekRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | 680News

    A glossy magazine about Saudi Arabia is photographed in Washington, Monday April 23, 2018. The mystery behind the origins of a the pro-Saudi magazine that showed up on U.S. newsstands is growing amid revelations that the Saudi Embassy in Washington got a sneak peek.