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Malaysian Airlines jet shot down in Ukraine

Malaysian Airlines hit by second tragedy in four months. Malaysian Airlines has yet again been hit by an aviation disaster,  a Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 Flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, crashed in eastern Ukraine near the Russian...
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Google to invest Rs.100 crores to push its Android One smartphone project in India

Google’s smartphone-for-the-masses to enter the Indian market with a bang. US based tech giant Google is now ready to push its Android One smartphone project in the Indian market. Sources familiar with Google’s plan revealed that...
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World Bank President praises Philippines President

Philippines’ effort against fighting corruption lauded by World Bank chief.  World Bank president Jim Yong Kim who was on a two-day visit to Manila, expressed his opinion about Philippines being the next Asian miracle owing to Philippine...
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Indian state of Gujarat to launch electric buses for public transport

Gujarat to have eco friendly public transport buses. The government of Gujarat, India is all set to introduce a pilot project to run electric buses for public transport. The electric buses will be operated between Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad....
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Apple refutes China’s claims that iPhone location based services are a threat

Apple denies iPhone location based services in China as a breach of security. US based tech giant Apple has dismissed reports that its iPhone device is being used for tracking movements of its users. Apple had issued a statement in response...
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Honda Philippines recalls 1,760 units

Recall fiasco continues as auto giant Honda recalls vehicles for air bag defect. Japanese auto giant Honda’s Philippines division announced a recall of 1,760 units of its Honda Fit, City, Civic and Accord which were sold between 2002 and...
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Singapore Tourism Board releases short movie to attract Chinese tourists

Singapore makes short film to increase tourism. In a bid to boost tourism, the Singapore Tourism board has released a micro movie which aims to attract tourists. The Singapore-Malaysia-Thailand route is a hotbed for tourists around this time...
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Sri Lanka e-passport project to be funded by Australia

Sri Lanka to receive Australian aid for new passport system overhaul.  The governments of Australia and Sri Lanka have joined forces to tackle illegal immigration by kickstarting a new passport program which will be powered by the biometrics...

Indian Railway budget aims for complete revamp

The new Indian railway budget spells out ambitious plans. Indian Railway Minister Sadananada Gowda in his maiden Lok Sabha railway budget presentation on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, announced some major decisions which are all set to give the Indian...
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Beijing citizens to provide suggestions over public transport price hike

Beijing to take public suggestion in matters of transport price hike. The Chinese Capital of Beijing will seek public opinion on the issue of price rise for bus and subway fares on July 3, 2014. The residents of the city will be able to give...