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October 29, 2017
Thousands of years back, humans inhabiting the high mountains of the Tibetan plateau trudged through a hot spring, leaving nothing but footprints. These footprints, which were found in 1998, have turned out to be valuable to modern-day scientists, who lately dated them to be between 7,400 and 12,600 years ago. Based on previous researches, it was assumed that the plateau's...
Hamza Bin Laden, son of late al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden will likely succeed his father and be the next al-Qaeda leader. During the raid conducted in 2011 in Pakistan that killed his father and mother, Khairiah Sabar, one of Osama's wives, Hamza was not present on his father's Abbbotabad compound. In a video recording released in 2001 Hamza...
The United States government (Obama Administration) has accused the Russian government of interfering in the 2016 United States elections. In October and December 2016, the U.S. Intelligence Community stated its confidence that Russia interfered in the 2016 United States elections in an operation which the U.S. government code named Grizzly Steppe.The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), representing...
The world is fast developing. A city is not considered developed if there is not even a single place where traffic is more. People complaint about the traffic. Its not the pollution, but the time it consumes. Where time and money matter much, there is no place for health which is equally important. In fact, it is not even on...
Puducherry lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi has cancelled the circular by Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, directing government officers against the use of social media for official communication, further straining relations. In an order on Thursday, Bedi has declared the circular by the Department of Personnel and Administrative reforms null and void with immediate effect, stating that it was issued in contravention of...
A car bombing in a mostly Shiite neighbourhood in Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least nine civilians (seven civilians and two policemen) and 15 other people were wounded in what appeared to be the latest in a series of deadly attacks by the Islamic State militant group. A medical official confirmed the casualty figures. The car, which was packed with...
The Election Commission has declared dates for assembly elections to be held in February for 5 states: Goa 4 Feb, Manipur 4-8 March, Punjab 4 Feb, Uttarakhand 15 Feb, and Uttar Pradesh 11 Feb- 8 March. The fight over 403 constituencies in UP would take place in 7 phases. As per India Today Opinion Poll, there would be a clear majority earned by...
Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar today took over as the 44th Chief Justice of India (CJI) after being sworn in by President Pranabh Mukherjee at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here. The first Sikh to occupy the post, CJI Khehar will be at the helm of affairs of the Indian judiciary for about eight months before retiring on August 27. Justice Khehar, 64,...
The fear of doomsday always lingers around, creating a havoc in the lives of people who believe in these theories. Several groups claim that the world will come to a naught in October, 2017. According to the theorists, a mysterious rogue planet will soon collide with the Earth, destroying this planet forever. Author David Meade claims a planet, Nibiru, is approaching...
On Wednesday, with China's decision to block UN resolution against Masood Azhar, India hoped that "China as a responsible nation understands double standards are simply self-defeating". China wants India to negotiate with Pakistan on the Azhar case. They want India to deal directly with Pakistan without help from intermediaries. China blocked the UN resolution on banning Pakistan JeM Chief...