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class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 03/28/2014 - 08:33
PERTH, Australia (AP) — The search area for the lost Malaysian jetliner was moved 1,100 kilometers (680 miles) to the northeast on Friday, as Australian officials said a new analysis of radar data suggests the plane had flown faster and therefore ran out of fuel more quickly than had been previously estimated. That means searchers have concluded that hundreds of floating objects detected over ...
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Indian rhino left to die in agony after savage hunters mutilate it for profit

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Wed, 03/26/2014 - 15:32
This rhinoceros was killed and its horn hacked off by poachers at the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in the northeastern state of Assam, in India.
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Quasar's Corporate Update

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Mon, 03/24/2014 - 14:15
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Main course goes cold as Pakistan falter

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 03/21/2014 - 18:40
After Ireland and Netherlands served up a run-fest in what was meant to be an appetiser to the big clash of the day, Pakistan's batsmen failed to get out of second gear in a disappointing defeat to India
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Global Stand-up Pouches Trends Industry

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Thu, 03/20/2014 - 11:42
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Co-pilot spoke last words heard from missing Malaysian plane

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Mon, 03/17/2014 - 14:31
No trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has been found since it vanished on March 8 with 239 people aboard. A search unprecedented in its scale is now under way for the plane, covering a area stretching from the shores of the Caspian Sea in the north to deep in the southern Indian Ocean. Airline chief executive Ahmad Jauhari Yahya also told a news conference that it was unclear exactly when ...
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Police hunt for motive as search for Malaysian jet spans hemispheres

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Sun, 03/16/2014 - 17:25
By Anshuman Daga, Niluksi Koswanage and Tim Hepher KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian investigators are trawling through the backgrounds of the pilots, crew and ground staff who worked on a missing jetliner for clues as to why someone on board flew it perhaps thousands of miles off course, the country's police chief said. Background checks of passengers on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 have ...
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India scours jungle islands for lost Malaysian jetliner

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 19:56
By Sanjib Kumar Roy PORT BLAIR, India (Reuters) - Indian aircraft on Friday combed Andaman and Nicobar, made up of more than 500 mostly uninhabited islands, for signs of a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner that evidence suggests was last headed towards the heavily forested archipelago. Popular with tourists and anthropologists alike, the islands form India's most isolated state. Initially ...
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Exclusive: Radar data suggests missing Malaysia plane deliberately flown way off course - sources

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 11:50
By Niluksi Koswanage and Siva Govindasamy KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Military radar data suggests a Malaysia Airlines jetliner missing for nearly a week was deliberately flown hundreds of miles off course, heightening suspicions of foul play among investigators, sources told Reuters on Friday. Analysis of the Malaysia data suggests the plane, with 239 people on board, diverted from its intended ...
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Missing MH370 jet was flown towards India's Andaman Islands according to radar data, it is claimed as inquiries focus ...

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:58
Two sources have today said an unidentified aircraft was following a route between navigational waypoints when it was last plotted on military radar off Malaysia's north west coast.
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In Pictures: India's poll graffiti

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 10:30
Walls of Shillong in northeast India come alive with graffiti as electoral authorities exhort eligible voters to cast their ballot.
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Exclusive: Radar data suggests missing Malaysia plane deliberately flown way off course - sources

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 03/14/2014 - 08:33
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Military radar data suggests a Malaysia Airlines jetliner missing for nearly a week was deliberately flown hundreds of miles off course, heightening suspicions of foul play among investigators, sources told Reuters on Friday.
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Malaysia widens search for missing plane

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 15:54
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities expanded their search for the missing jetliner westward toward India on Thursday, saying it may have flown for several hours after its last contact with the ground.
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Research and Markets: Sectoral Capsule-The Indian Social Media - Casting its Net

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Thu, 03/13/2014 - 10:11
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Sectoral Capsule-The Indian Social Media - Casting its Net" rep
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Missing jet may have strayed to west, Malaysia military says

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 23:20
By Eveline Danubrata and Nguyen Phuong Linh KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC, Vietnam (Reuters) - Malaysia's military has traced what could have been the jetliner missing for almost five days to an area south of the Thai holiday island of Phuket, hundreds of miles to the west of its last known position, the country's air force chief said on Wednesday. His statement followed a series of conflicting accounts ...
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Missing jet may have strayed toward Andaman Sea - Malaysian air force

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 00:28
KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC, Vietnam (Reuters) - Malaysia's military has traced what could have been the jetliner missing for almost five days to an area near India's Andaman and Nicobar islands, hundreds of miles from its last known position, the country's air force chief said on Wednesday.        
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Missing jet may have strayed toward Andaman Sea - Malaysian air force

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Wed, 03/12/2014 - 00:22
KUALA LUMPUR/PHU QUOC, Vietnam (Reuters) - Malaysia's military has traced what could have been the jetliner missing for almost five days to an area near India's Andaman and Nicobar islands, hundreds of miles from its last known position, the country's air force chief said on Wednesday.        
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Modi's Indian election bandwagon rolling as he picks up allies

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Tue, 03/11/2014 - 11:39
By Douglas Busvine NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Opposition challenger Narendra Modi's hunt for allies to emerge from India's April-May election with a coalition large enough to rule is gaining momentum, with regional politicians flocking to team up with his Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). "Foes flock to Pied Piper Modi," read a headline in the Mail Today newspaper on Tuesday. "This is a ...
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Indian state makes case for its own timezone

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Fri, 03/07/2014 - 09:45
With their day starting earlier, residents of Assam state say that having their own timezone would benefit all.
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Prominent Indian in Thailand faces expulsion over protests

class="feed-item-source">Regional - Thu, 03/06/2014 - 08:05
By Robert Birsel BANGKOK (Reuters) - A prominent member of Thailand's Indian community is fighting efforts to force him out the country for joining anti-government protests and appealed on Thursday to King Bhumibol Adulyadej for help in finding justice. Publishing company owner Satish Sehgal was born in what is now Pakistan in 1943 and came to Thailand as a five-year-old boy. Thailand has been ...
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