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Indian transgenders granted legal status Top court recognises existence of third gender that is neither male nor female, months after criminalising gay sex.
Al Jazeera | 20 hours, 29 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Submersibles First Scan for Jet Wreckage Is Cut Short A safety mechanism halted the first deployment of an unmanned submersible in the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, officials said Tuesday.
New York Times | 21 hours, 5 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Indian media: Controversial book Government embarrassed by a new book on corruption written by a former official.
BBC News | 21 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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India Ink: Expatriate Indians Return Home to Have Their Say This is the first parliamentary election in which Indian expatriates, also known as nonresident Indians, can vote in their home country.
New York Times | 21 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
MH370: Search vehicle to try again The first deployment of an underwater vehicle to hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was aborted early, but crews hope to try again. | 21 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
China media: Strong air force Xi Jinping's call for a stronger air force and the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.
BBC News | 22 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Asian air pollution could impact global weather patterns A study finds that air pollution from Asia directly affects the storm pattern over the Pacific Ocean. Researchers further speculate that this could be driving freak winter weather in North America. | 22 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A shadow over South Waziristan Uncertainty in South Waziristan as Pakistan talks with the Taliban
BBC News | 22 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: First underwater mission fails as nothing is found and ocean proves too deep for submarine The first underwater attempt to locate wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has ended in disappointment after the search area proved too deep for the submersible Bluefin 21 vehicle.
The Independent | 22 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Gunmen abduct Afghan deputy minister The Afghan Deputy Minister of Public Works, Ahmad Shah Wahid, was abducted by gunmen early Tuesday morning, the Interior Ministry said. | 23 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend