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China destroys 30,000 world maps for not mentioning Arunachal Pradesh, Taiwan as part of its territory

Customs officials in China have destroyed 30,000 world maps printed in the country for not mentioning Arunachal Pradesh and Taiwan as part of its territory, according to a media report. 

Mar 26, 2019, 12:02 PM IST

No more Down Under: Where do you think you're going, Australia?

It is moving north with a slight clockwise rotation.

Sep 26, 2016, 23:06 PM IST

Indian-American toddler can recognise all nations on world map

A three-year-old Indian-American child can identify all 202 countries, some dependencies and territories on the world map in a jiffy, a media report said.

Jan 16, 2015, 21:25 PM IST

New map shows how submerged Earth will look if all the ice melted

Maps created by National Geographic magazine have shown that a huge portion of eastern England, most of Denmark, and the US` entire eastern seaboard, Bangladesh and China`s huge chunk is going to get submerged if all the ice in the world melted.

Nov 07, 2013, 13:21 PM IST