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Pakistan summons US diplomat to protest drone strikes


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) Pakistan Thursday summoned a senior American diplomat and conveyed its protest over the recent drone strikes in the country's North Waziristan tribal region, the Pakistani ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka tells troops to remain alert


August 5th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 5 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has urged its security forces to remain vigilant of groups both within and outside the country who may attempt to destabilise the ... Read more...

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Syrian troops kill 40 insurgents


August 4th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 3 (IANS) At least 40 insurgents have been killed in the Syrian province of Homs and many others injured, a pro-government radio report said Friday.According to the ... Read more...

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Clashes between Syrian army, opposition continue in Aleppo


August 1st, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian army continued its crackdown on opposition forces in the country's industrial and financial centre Aleppo, reported Syria's state TV Tuesday.Some observers view the ... Read more...

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Himachal University to start course in archaeology


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh University is going to start a course on archaeology to preserve the civilization of the hill state, Governor Urmila Singh said here Sunday."Work is ... Read more...

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89 Al-Shabaab terrorists held in Somalia


July 15th, 2012 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, July 15 (IANS) Somali security forces have arrested 89 people suspected to be having links with Al Qaeda-affiliated terror outfit Al-Shabaab, Xinhua reported.The men were arrested in the capital ... Read more...

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British troops to stay in Afghanistan after 2014


May 20th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Troops of Britain's Special Air Service (SAS) will stay in Afghanistan beyond 2014 to conduct counter-terrorism operations against the remnants of Al Qaeda after British ... Read more...

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Model of India’s biggest mosque unveiled


January 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), Jan 30 (IANS) The model of what is billed as India's biggest mosque -- accommodating 25,000 in its courtyard -- was unveiled here Monday.The mosque is to come ... Read more...

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US names Al Qaeda-linked outfit as terrorist entity


January 6th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) The US government has designated the Al Qaeda Kurdish Battalions (AQKB), which operates between Iraq and Iran, as a "specially designated global terrorist entity" that will ... Read more...

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Astronomers stumble on massive black holes


December 7th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) Astronomers have stumbled on the most massive black holes, each as big as 10 billion suns, in two separate galaxies about 300 million light years away ... Read more...

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China began cultivating millet 10,000 years ago


October 16th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Evidence of glutinous millet's cultivation has been found in the northern province of Hebei that could date back to 10,000 years, said Chinese archaeologists Sunday.Lab results ... Read more...

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9/11-like attack no longer possible: EU official


September 6th, 2011 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 6 (IANS) Terror attacks similar to those that struck New York Sep 11, 2001, are "probably no longer possible", European Union (EU) counter-terrorism coordinator Gilles de Kerchove has ... Read more...

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2,000-year-old palace discovered in Mexico


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 2 (IANS/EFE) A team of Mexican specialists discovered remnants of a 2,000-year-old Mayan palace at an archaeological site in the southeastern state of Chiapas."The discovery constitutes the ... Read more...

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Baby found in rubble after home explodes


July 15th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 15 (IANS) A baby was found in the rubble of a house that was destroyed by a suspected gas explosion in which four people died and seven ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise to star in ‘Oblivion’


May 23rd, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 23 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise has been roped in for a new science-fiction movie "Oblivion" to be directed by Joseph Kosinski.The film is "set in a ... Read more...

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Ramesh seeks archaeological survey of Gujarat forest


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 1 (IANS) Union Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh has urged Gujarat to undertake a thorough archaeological survey of the Girnar reserve forest, which is home to ... Read more...

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78 soldiers killed in Syria in six weeks


April 29th, 2011 - 5:28 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 29 (IANS) At least 78 soldiers and 70 civilians had been killed in Syria since the unrest broke out six weeks ago, Arab News Agency SANA quoted an ... Read more...

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Gaddafi forces firing cluster bombs into residential neighborhoods in Misrata


April 16th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tripoli, Apr 16 (ANI): The forces of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi are reportedly firing cluster bombs into residential neighborhoods, which have been banned by much of the world, in their bid to overtake ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan must sever all links with terror groups’


April 6th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) The Pakistani establishment "must sever all remaining links and give up any lingering support" for terror groups, a Pakistani daily said Wednesday, warning that terrorists ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s monuments can boost fort tourism


March 11th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Standing tall and bearing the scars of innumerable battles, the remnants of forts in Mumbai are a testament to the valour of Maratha warriors in the ... Read more...

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US drone attacks kill six in Pakistan


February 24th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) At least six people were killed Thursday when two US drones fired missiles into Pakistan's tribal area of North Waziristan, Xinhua reported.In the first strike, four missiles ... Read more...

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Recovering from conflict crucial for fulfilling relationship


February 13th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) People wanting fulfilling and stable romantic relationships should seek someone who recovers from a conflict well. A study looked at how people recover or come down after ... Read more...

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A romantic partner who recovers well from conflict is good for you!


February 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): If your partner recovers well after a spat, you reap the benefits, suggests a study.The University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development's Institute of Child Development ... Read more...

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Tamil activists accuse Lankan Army of purchasing, making landmine parts


January 25th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by ANI
Colombo, Jan.25 (ANI): Tamil activists have claimed that they have obtained classified documents that show the Sri Lankan military seeking tenders from Colombo-based suppliers for the purchase of remote-control detonators for Claymore ... Read more...

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Remnants of boozy village discovered beneath downtown San Francisco


January 7th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
San Francisco, Jan 7 (ANI): Archeologists have discovered dozens of relics from the 1800s underneath a parking lot in downtown San Francisco.They have found dozens of vestiges-dolls, a piece of a tent, ... Read more...

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Remnants of star that exploded more than 13bn yrs ago found


January 6th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists in the UK and US have found the remnants of a star that exploded more than 13 billion years ago, which they believe was probably one of ... Read more...

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‘Missing link’ between Big Bang, creation of stars uncovered


January 6th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Astronomers have uncovered the 'missing link' in the evolution of the universe following the Big Bang.For years the scientists knew nothing about the 'dark ages' of space -- ... Read more...

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How Saturn’s rings and inner moons were formed


December 13th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 13 (ANI): According to a new study, Saturn's rings and inner moons were formed after the collision of a large satellite with the planet.Saturn's rings are at present 90 to ... Read more...

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Police clueless about nature of Varanasi explosives (Lead)


December 8th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS) A day after a terror attack killed a minor girl in Varanasi, the Uttar Pradesh Police was Wednesday clueless about the nature of explosives that struck terror on ... Read more...

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Varanasi blast: Police clueless about nature of explosives


December 8th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS) A day after a terror attack killed a young girl in Varanasi, the Uttar Pradesh Police was Wednesday clueless about the nature of explosives that struck terror on ... Read more...

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Ancient town found in Myanmar


November 28th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Nov 28 (IANS) Archaeologists in Myanmar have discovered parts of a religious building and a wall that circled an ancient town dating back to 100 B.C. during the Pyu era, a ... Read more...

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Half of antibiotics produced in China fed to animals


November 26th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 26 (IANS) Nearly half of the antibiotics produced in China are being fed to animals rather than used to fight viruses in people, a media report said Friday.Of the 210,000 ... Read more...

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Substantial progress in global efforts to eradicate landmines


November 24th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Nov 24 (IANS) Substantial progress is being made in the global effort to eradicate antipersonnel landmines, but the US remains on the sidelines, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday as a new ... Read more...

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‘Zia’s remnants trying to malign Zardari, children by using Benazir banner’: PPP


November 24th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 24 (ANI): The remnants of former Pakistan President General Zia ul Haq are once again trying to create chaos within the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) as President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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100 skeletons found in lake bordering Serbia, Bosnia


October 27th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sarajevo, Oct 27 (IANS/AKI) At least 100 skeletons, believed to belong to victims of 1992-95 war, have been discovered in lake Perucac, bordering Serbia and Bosnia, officials said.Amor Masovic, the head of ... Read more...

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