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  • U.S. imposes sanctions on members of Iran-based al-Qaeda network

    Washington, July 30 (): The U.S. Department of the Treasury Thursday described Iran as a “critical transit point for funding to support al-Qaeda’s activities in Afghanistan and Pakistan.” U.S. Treasury said in a statement that the Iranian government had entered into an agreement with an off-shoot of al-Qaeda to allow Iranian soil to be used…

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  • Stalin detained – Veerapandi Arumugham in jail

    Chennai, July 30, (): DMK strongman in Salem Veerapandi Arumugham who got bail for three land grabbing cases was taken in custody on another land grab case and sent to Coimbatore prison. Stalin and his supporters who went to pay condolences to the parents of the boy who dies in a bus accident in Tirvavur…

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  • Hina Rabbani emotional meeting

    New Delhi, July 29 (): Pakistan Foreign Minister’s visit to dargahs and her lunch and dinner meet was widely televised away. From the prying eyes an 82 year old sardar who live in the capital making a living as glass manufacturer met their `daughter ‘Hina at Nizamuddin Auliya dargah briefly for 15 minutes. It was…

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  • Norway Suspect Breivik to be Quizzed Again

    Oslo, July 29 (): Norwegian police are to question massacre suspect Anders Breivik again today, as new information emerges about his killing spree. Friday’s interrogation will be only the second interview after police quizzed the far-right extremist on Saturday, the morning after his shooting rampage on Utoya Island and the bomb blast in downtown Oslo…

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  • More cracks in Mullaperiyar Dam

    Kochi/Chennai, July 29 (): As Tamil Nadu and Kerala are battling over the construction of a new dam to replace the existing 100 year old Mullaperiyar the earthquakes in the last two days near the dam have led to cracks in new areas according to the Kerala officials. The seepage too has increased they claim….

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  • Hina blames Indian paparazzi

    Lahore, July 29 (): Back to the land purdah and fatwa’s, Pakistan’s first woman foreign minister, who returned after a three-day visit to New Delhi, reacted angrily to questions pertaining to her coverage in leading Indian dailies? “You see paparazzi are everywhere. Besides, you (referring to media) should not do such acts,” Khar said, in…

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  • Human skin cells converted into functional brain cells

    Washington, July 29 (ANI): A scientist has discovered a novel way to convert human skin cells into brain cells, offering new hope for regenerative medicine. Sheng Ding, PhD, from the Gladstone Institutes reveals efficient and robust methods for transforming adult skin cells into neurons that are capable of transmitting brain signals, marking one of the…

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  • NATO troops hand over Afghanistan’s northern capital

    Kabul, July 24 ( ): After the handing of Kandhar ,Afghanistan’s northern capital, Mazar-i-Sharif was handed over by NATO to local forces. Mazar-i-Sharif is the sixth of seven areas that will be handed back to the Afghan forces by the NATO. On the eve of the handing over a suicide bomber killed four persons. Security…

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