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Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Panaji (Goa) [India], August 14 (ANI): A team of Goa Naval area and Islanders amicably participated in National Flag hoisting at St Jacinto Island here on Saturday. The islanders also sang the National Anthem along with the Naval team during the event.
Panaji (Goa) [India], August 14 (ANI): Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Saturday called the objections by some residents of St Jacinto Island in South Goa "unfortunate and shameful" which led to the cancellation of the proposed flag hoisting ceremony by the Indian Navy, and added that the sta
New Delhi [India], August 14 (ANI): The unfurling of the National Flag by a team from Goa Naval Area as a part of 'Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav' was cancelled in Sao Jacinto Island of Goa on Thursday after the residents objected to it, as per the officials of the Goa Naval Area.
South Sandwich Islands [UK], August 13 (ANI/Xinhua): An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8 jolted South Sandwich Islands region at 11.45 GMT on Friday, the US Geological Survey said.
Tokyo [Japan], August 13 (ANI): Ishigaki Island is a popular tourist attraction in Japan. Water buffalos are the main method of transportation for crossing shallow strait areas between small islands.
Rome [Italy], August 13 (ANI): Italian authorities on Wednesday (local time) said that the island of Sicily may have set an all-time heat record for Europe, with a temperature of 48.8 degrees Celsius (119.8 degrees Fahrenheit).
Taipei [Taiwan], August 11 (ANI): Taiwan on Wednesday lauded Lithuania for what it called a "courageous and principled stance" on Taipei after the Baltic nation said it is determined to pursue mutually beneficial ties with the self-ruled island despite growing Chinese pressure.
Athens [Greece], August 10 (ANI/Xinhua): The death toll from the raging wildfires in Greece has risen to two on Monday as devastating blazes continue to wreak havoc across the country.
Beijing [China], August 9 (ANI): The world must not cede to China's "bullying and arrogance", said a Franco-Syrian political consultant, adding that the only way to deter Beijing from invading Taiwan is to collectively and openly recognise the self-ruled island as an independent country.
London [UK], August 9 (ANI): The Chinese companies have been using a loophole for decades to raise money from foreign investors by using a structure called variable interest entity, or VIE.
Washington [US], August 8 (ANI): Former US President Barack Obama's recent Martha's Vineyard "scaled-down" birthday bash created a "s-t show" of traffic congestion on the resort island, as celebrity guests began leaving after the party.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Wellington [New Zealand], August 8 (ANI/Xinhua): New Zealand police confirmed Sunday that five people died in Saturday night's overloaded single-car crash, one of the worst recently in South Island's Timaru.