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Chairman Mao’s grandson becoming a major general invites ridicule from critics


August 4th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug.4 (ANI): The Chinese Government's move to make Mao Ze Dong's grandson, Mao Xinyu, a major general in the People's Liberation Army (PLA), has been greeted with both curiosity and ridicule.Instead ... Read more...

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Search for clan chief highlights Scotland’s strong historical bond with India


October 26th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, October 26 (ANI): Search is underway in Scotland for a long-lost line of Glencoe clan chieftains, who stem from an illicit love affair that produced a noble family of Macdonalds who ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s great-great-great-grandmom was a slave girl


October 8th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct.8 (ANI): In 1850, the elderly master of a South Carolina estate took pen in hand and painstakingly divided up his possessions, including a six-year-old slave girl who was then valued ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party undecided on continuing support to Congress


August 21st, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 21 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party is undecided whether it should continue supporting the Congress at the centre while its leaders are sharply critical of the government for its economic ... Read more...

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Jaswant episode demonstrates BJP’s lack of evolution (Comment)


August 20th, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
By Mayank Chhaya It is tempting to describe Jaswant Singh's unceremonious expulsion from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as a glaring example of the culture of intolerance of independence of thought that ... Read more...

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Novel field of primate archaeology to shed new light on human evolution


July 16th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): A team of scientists is advocating for a new inter-disciplinary field of primate archaeology to examine history of tool use in all primate species in order to better ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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