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  • South Africa to Host 2016 AIDS Conference

    South Africa to Host 2016 AIDS Conference

    South Africa's port city of Durban will host the 21st International AIDS Conference in 2016, marking the forum's return to Africa after 16 years, organisers said on Friday. Gathering scientists, policymakers and grassroots workers, the biennial conf...

  • Barack Obama Hails 'True Spirit' of 9/11 at New Museum

    Barack Obama Hails 'True Spirit' of 9/11 at New Museum

    US President Barack Obama on Thursday hailed the love and sacrifice he said was "the true spirit of 9/11" as he inaugurated a searing Ground Zero museum about Al-Qaeda attacks which killed nearly 3,000 people.

  • Unidentified 9/11 Remains Returned to Ground Zero

    Unidentified 9/11 Remains Returned to Ground Zero

    Thousands of unidentified remains of victims of the 9/11 attack in New York were transferred in a solemn procession on Saturday to Ground Zero, the World Trade Center site that is now a memorial and museum.

  • Unidentified 9/11 Remains to be Moved to Ground Zero

    Unidentified 9/11 Remains to be Moved to Ground Zero

    Thousands of unidentified remains from victims of the September 11, 2011 attacks in New York will be taken Saturday to ground zero, where a memorial of the attacks has been erected.

  • Anti-nuclear protester booked for explosion which killed 6 near Kudankulam N-plant

    Anti-nuclear protester booked for explosion which killed 6 near Kudankulam N-plant

    At least six people including two children died as country-made bombs exploded at the Tsunami Colony in Idinthakarai village, the ground zero for protests against the Kudankulam Nuclear Plant in the Tirunelvelli district of Tamil Nadu.

  • First World Trade Center tower makes debut 12 years after 9/11

    First World Trade Center tower makes debut 12 years after 9/11

    The first office tower at Ground Zero since the September 11, 2001 attacks that destroyed the World Trade Center will open on Wednesday, marking a comeback for the Lower Manhattan site.

  • Tourists baffled and angry as US shuts down Statue of Liberty

    Tourists baffled and angry as US shuts down Statue of Liberty

    Where she once welcomed immigrants pursuing the American dream, and more recently hordes of tourists, the Statue of Liberty stood alone today as a victim of the US government shutdown.

  • 9/11 anniversary to be marked with tributes

    9/11 anniversary to be marked with tributes

    September 11 victims' loved ones will gather at ground zero to commemorate the attacks' anniversary with the reading of names, moments of silence and serene music that have become tradition.

  • Ground Zero report from Uttarakhand: Finding the missing

    Ground Zero report from Uttarakhand: Finding the missing

    As rescue efforts start to wrap up in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand, the next step for the administration is to comprehensively account for the dead and missing. Rough estimates put the figure between 1800-3000. It could go even higher.

  • A museum emerges beneath ground zero

    A museum emerges beneath ground zero

    Gray dust blankets everything in the subterranean halls of the unfinished National September 11 Memorial & Museum. But while the powder may look ominously like the ash that covered lower Manhattan after the terrorist attacks, this time it is a produc...

  • Chhattisgarh attack - what went wrong? A report from Ground Zero

    Chhattisgarh attack - what went wrong? A report from Ground Zero

    As NDTV's crew negotiated the bumpy road to murdered Congress leader Mahindra Karma's native village in Chhattisgarh, a marked difference could be seen. Security personnel were out in large numbers, scanning every inch for a possible threat. But two ...

  • Music lover Hrithik Roshan to endorse car audio products brand

    Music lover Hrithik Roshan to endorse car audio products brand

    Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, who has been roped in to endorse car audio and accessories brand Ground Zero in India, hopes the association reaps mutual benefit.

  • New York to sift Ground Zero debris for more remains of 9/11 victims

    New York to sift Ground Zero debris for more remains of 9/11 victims

    New York City will today begin the mammoth task of sifting through the debris of buildings at the World Trade Center site to find more remains of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attack that will allow more number of them to be identified.

  • Australian Prime Minister visits Bali bombings 'ground zero'

    Australian Prime Minister visits Bali bombings 'ground zero'

    Australia's prime minister paid her respects on Saturday to the 202 people who perished a decade ago in the Bali nightclub bombings, visiting a commemorative stone monument on the resort island now covered in flowers, flags and victims' photos.

  • Debate surrounds annual $60 mn cost of 9/11 memorial

    Debate surrounds annual $60 mn cost of 9/11 memorial

    A debate over balancing the need to honour the memory of September 11 with the enormous costs of running a memorial and museum at ground zero has been reawakened on the eve of the attacks' 11th anniversary, as officials faced questions on Monday over...

  • Agreement reached for New York's 9/11 museum's completion

    Agreement reached for New York's  9/11 museum's completion

    An agreement that paves the way for the completion of the Sept. 11 museum at ground zero was reached on the eve of the 11th anniversary of the terror attacks.

  • Anniversary of 9/11 marked under cloud of health problems, funding fights

    Anniversary of 9/11 marked under cloud of health problems, funding fights

    Eleven years after the September 11, 2001, attacks, New Yorkers will mark the anniversary on Tuesday against a backdrop of health concerns for emergency workers and a feud over financing that has stopped construction of the $1 billion Ground Zero mus...

  • Ground Zero report: In Kokrajhar, the foreigner debate revisited?

    Ground Zero report: In Kokrajhar, the foreigner debate revisited?

    Just when it seems that the troubled parts of lower Assam would finally get back it's normal routine, hopes are belied. Last evening, when a group of people were returning to their village, they were waylaid and 5 people lost their lives. The local a...

  • Kokrajhar violence: Ground Zero report

    Kokrajhar violence: Ground Zero report

    A serious humanitarian crisis is playing out in the riot-affected districts of lower Assam, with as many as four lakh people forced into relief camps across the districts of Kokrajhar, Chirang, Dhubri and a few other places. The exodus of people from...

  • Chhattisgarh encounter: Were innocent villagers killed?

    Chhattisgarh encounter: Were innocent villagers killed?

    A magisterial inquiry has been ordered by the District Magistrate of Bijapur into last Friday's Basaguda encounter. About 17 people, allegedly Maoists, were all killed in the encounter near Sakerguda village, about 3 Km from Basaguda, in a joint oper...

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