• Ms Isha Ambani, 27, and real estate and pharmaceutical business heir Anand Piramal, 33, exchanging traditional marriage greetings. Mr Akash Ambani (left) and Mr Anant Ambani (in red vest) - sons of Mr Mukesh Ambani - arriving on horseback as part of
MUMBAI • Surpassing extravagant scenes from a Bollywood movie, the lavish wedding of the daughter of India's richest man and the son of another tycoon took place on Wednesday, in a mega-party closely watched in the country and beyond.


  • The coastal sea wall in Kali Baru, North Jakarta. The structure is part of the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development project to reduce coastal flooding in Jakarta. Above: An aerial view of the $55 billion land reclamation project in Jakarta
The Indonesian capital banks on mega land reclamation to control water levels.
When Mr Varukuppala Idayya killed himself in his cotton field, which had yielded little else but despair, the 40-year-old looked set to become just another figure in India's mounting statistics of debt-laden farmers driven to suicide each year.
MANILA - Three church bells seized as war trophies by the United States from the Philippines following one of the worst routing of American soldiers more than a century ago arrived in Manila on Tuesday (Dec 11), bringing to a close a contentious chapter in the two allies' shared history.
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