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No bright Diwali for this potters' colony

India, Oct. 19 -- "Can you imagine the pain of an artisan having to cycle a rickshaw for a living," asks Shayam Lal Prajapati, as he shapes a diya (earthen lamp) on a potter's wheel. We are in his wor... Read More


PM Narendra Modi releases cultural videos marking [email protected]

New Delhi, Oct. 19 -- In an event organized at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, released four cultural videos marking the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The eve... Read More


DOT, Smart to roll out free Wi-Fi in Intramuros, Rizal Park

Manila, Oct. 19 -- The Department of Tourism (DOT), its attached agencies, and Smart Communications signed on Friday a memorandum of agreement (MOA) on the provision of free Wi-Fi services in Intramur... Read More


Matera, crafted in stone

New Delhi, Oct. 19 -- For centuries Matera was abandoned, now people are coming from all over the world," says Stella, our guide to this historic town in southern Italy's Basilicata region. Stella, w... Read More


Now people unable to exercise voting right: Menon

Barishal, Oct. 19 -- Workers Party President Rashed Khan Menon, MP on Saturday claimed that people cannot exercise their franchise in elections freely. "Current Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and I mys... Read More


Proposal seeks to modernize campgrounds at national parks

Flagstaff, Oct. 19 -- Food trucks. Wi-Fi. Hot showers. Those campground upgrades could be coming to a national park near you. The Interior Department is reviewing recommendations to modernize campgr... Read More


Hong Kong protesters mock China leaders, defy face mask ban

Hong Kong, Oct. 19 -- Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters donned cartoon character masks and mocked China's leaders while forming human chains in defiance of a ban on face coverings at public assemblie... Read More


Deep-sea explorers find Japanese ship that sank during WWII

Bangladesh, Oct. 19 -- Midway Atoll, OCT 19 (AP/UNB) - Deep-sea explorers scouring the world's oceans for sunken World War II ships are focusing in on debris fields deep in the Pacific, in an area whe... Read More


Massive protest prevents public hearing for expansion of limestone mining project

SHILLONG, Oct. 19 -- A massive protest by hundreds of residents from six villages in East Jaintia Hills District on Saturday prevented district authorities from conducting the public hearing on the ex... Read More


Authorities are installing more CCTV cameras to increase surveillance in the Capital city

Kathmandu, Oct. 19 -- Installation of an additional 165 CCTV cameras in the Capital city in a bid to keep a closer eye on criminal activities, has begun. The move comes nearly eight months after the M... Read More