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As Pakistan looms, PM returns from Afghanistan with renewed ties (Lead)

May 13th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kabul, May 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh concluded a two-day visit to Afghanistan Friday, upgrading ties to a strategic partnership - with Pakistan looming heavily in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ancestors of humans evolved in Asia, not Africa

October 28th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 28 (IANS) The human family tree may have to be rewritten after scientists found evidence that the ancient ancestors of humans evolved in Asia - rather than Africa - tens ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Human ancestors ‘colonized’ Africa 39 mn yrs ago

October 28th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): An international team of scientists have said that anthropoids-the primate group that includes humans, apes, and monkeys-"colonized" Africa, rather than originally evolving in Africa.The team discovered fossils found ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

America-hater Ahmadinejad may visit New York in May

April 29th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Controversial Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is scheduled to visit New York for a nuclear conference.Ahmadinejad's anti-America fulminations are well known. He is also infamous for denying that the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aftershock- a new season on the BBC’s international news services investigating the impact of the global recession.

August 28th, 2009 - 11:08 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
BBC World News, BBC World Service and BBC.com 27 August, 2009. On September 15, 2008, New York-based Lehman Brothers, one of the world's oldest and most respected investment banks, filed for Chapter ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nepal ruling parties assent to palace massacre probe

February 28th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 28 (IANS) Nepal's ruling coalition headed by the Maoists Saturday agreed to institute a fresh probe into the nation's darkest tragedy eight years ago in which king Birendra and his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |