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Militants kill 6 Pak soldiers in Balochistan near Iran

Militants kill 6 Pak soldiers in Balochistan near Iran

February 18, 2019 2:44 pm

Karachi:    Six Pakistani soldiers have been killed by militants in two separate incidents in the country’s restive Balochistan province bordering Iran, officials said Monday. The first incident reported from the mountainous Panjgur district where four soldiers of the Frontier Corps (FC) were killed by militants on Sunday. The attack took place hours after two […]

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Pulwama terror attack mastermind Kamran killed, 4 army men martyred

Pulwama terror attack mastermind Kamran killed, 4 army men martyred

February 18, 2019 1:04 pm

Srinagar: Pulwama terror attack mastermind Kamran, alias Ghazi, has been killed by security forces in Pinglana, Jammu and Kashmir, reported moneycontrol.com. It was earlier reported that four Army personnel, including a major, and two Jaish terrorists were killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday, three days after a suicide bomber […]

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Lack of cleaning in brain cells causes Alzheimer's: Study

Lack of cleaning in brain cells causes Alzheimer’s: Study

February 18, 2019 12:47 pm

London: A weakened cleaning system of the brain cells in animals and humans is central to developing Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study which may lead to new treatments for the neurodegenerative disorder. Researchers, including those from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, found that improving mitophagy — the cleaning system of the brain cells […]

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Pak briefs African and SCO envoys about situation after Pulwama attack

Pak briefs African and SCO envoys about situation after Pulwama attack

February 17, 2019 7:55 pm

Islamabad: Pakistan Sunday briefed ambassadors from African and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) countries about the situation after the Pulwama terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 41 CRPF soldiers. India held a briefing for envoys of 25 countries, including from P5 nations — US, China, Russia, the UK and France — in New […]

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Three held for posting anti-India video in social media

Son of Mozambique’s ex-president arrested in graft case

February 17, 2019 7:46 pm

Maputo: The son of Mozambique’s former president Armando Guebuza was arrested on Saturday in a legal crackdown on suspects linked to a USD 2 billion government debt scandal, local media and judiciary sources said. Ndabi Guebuza, the oldest of Guebuza’s four children, was picked up from his home in the capital Maputo. Maputo-based independent STV […]

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Indian man sexually harasses girl at Dubai mall

Indian man sexually harasses girl at Dubai mall

February 17, 2019 7:36 pm

Dubai: An Indian salesman has been accused of sexually harassing a 15-year-old girl at a mall in Dubai, according to a media report. The 31-year-old Indian spotted the girl at the shop where he worked while her mother was busy talking to another employee. According to police reports, the incident took place on November 13, […]

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Argentina President arrives in India on 3-day visit

Argentina President arrives in India on 3-day visit

February 17, 2019 2:59 pm

New Delhi: Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri arrived here Sunday on a three-day India visit during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to enhance cooperation in key sectors such as economy, nuclear technology and space. President Macri was received at the airport by Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore. “Bienvenido Se or […]

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Massive mountains discovered under Earth's crust

Massive mountains discovered under Earth’s crust

February 17, 2019 2:06 pm

Washington:    Scientists have discovered massive mountains in the Earth’s mantle, an advance that may change our understanding of how the planet was formed. Most school children learn that the Earth has three layers: a crust, mantle and core, which is subdivided into an inner and outer core. While that is not wrong, it does […]

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Trump-era US Europe rift wide open at Munich security talks

Trump-era US Europe rift wide open at Munich security talks

February 16, 2019 9:21 pm

Munich: The US and European powers voiced sharply differing views on issues from Mideast security to trade Saturday, laying bare a deep trans-Atlantic rift in the era of President Donald Trump. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other European leaders at a three-day international security conference voiced dismay at a range of Trump decisions deemed hostile to America’s NATO allies. In one awkward moment […]

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UK and Russia hold first talks in over a year

UK and Russia hold first talks in over a year

February 16, 2019 8:45 pm

London: Junior foreign ministers from Britain and Russia met in Germany on Saturday in the highest-level contact between the two countries since an alleged nerve agent attack in Britain last March froze diplomatic relations. Britain’s Minister for Europe Alan Duncan held talks with Russia’s First Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov on the margins of the Munich Security Conference, according to the foreign office in London. “Alan underlined that we have deep […]

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