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Melbourne tops the list of livable cities in world

According to a survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, the Australian city of Melbourne is the most liveable city in the world while conflict battered Syria‘s capital Damascus is the least liveable city. The survey also lists Karachi and Dhaka among the least liveable cities. Top 10 livable Cities of the World: Melbourne (Australia), Vienna (Austria), Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary (all three ..

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ICC World Cup 2015 to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand

Defending champion India will take on Pakistan in its opening match of the ICC cricket World Cup, 2015 on February 15, 2015 which is to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29, 2015. India has never lost to Pakistan in any of its five World Cup clashes so far. India ..

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Fact Box: Operation TEMPORA – run by British spy agency GCHQ

UK’s spy agency ‘GCHQ’ has bigger electronic spying system than US’ NSA As per the latest revelations made by the NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden about the electronic surveillance programme, Britain’s spy agency GCHQ (the Government Communications Headquarters) — has clandestinely gained access to the network of cables which carry the world’s phone calls and internet traffic and ..

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India to provide 'Visa-on-Arrival' services to 30 countries

The Indian Government is planning to start Visa-on-Arrival services for 30 countries including China. As per the Tourism Ministry, Beijing has a huge potential for exchanges in the sector. The proposal has to be cleared by the Home Ministry. About Visa-on-Arrival Service: Objective: To ensure that India has at least 1% share in the international tourist arrivals, which is ..

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North Island of New Zealand hit by worst drought in 30 years

A drought has been announced in the entire North Island of New Zealand. The government has described it as the worst drought in 30 years spell. The capital Wellington is assumed to have just 18 days of water left, and parts of the South Island could expected to be hit.

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