| 2012 | January | 20

  • MP HC orders CBI inquiry against Digvijay Singh in mall scam

    Indore, Oct 20 (): The Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the CBI to conduct an investigation in the alleged Treasure Island scam case against Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh, and also asked the agency to submit the report within a period of six months. The bench headed by Justices P K Jaisawal and Moolchand…

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  • Anna Hazare to step up his anti–corruption movement

    Ralegan Siddhi, Oct 20 (): Veteran leader Anna Hazare, the hero of Ralegan Siddhi has decided to step up his anti–corruption movement by including well-known people like Gen V K Singh, former Army Chief and has also planned to launch centres for his movement at district level. Hazare with an aim to enlarge his team is…

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  • Surprising trend in galaxy evolution uncovered

    London, October 20 (ANI): A comprehensive study of hundreds of galaxies observed by the Keck telescopes in Hawaii and NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has revealed an unexpected pattern of change that extends back 8 billion years or more than half the age of the universe. “Astronomers thought disk galaxies in the nearby universe had settled…

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  • Pak pays tribute to late Nirmala Deshpande for efforts to bring lasting peace in region

    Islamabad, Oct. 20 (ANI): Indo-Pak peace activist Didi Nirmala Deshpande was honored at a special function held to celebrate her 83rd birth anniversary at PILER Centre in Pakistan. Secretary General of Pakistan Peace Coalition (PPC) BM Kutty, Director General of Pakistan Institute of Labour Education and Research (PILER) Karamat Ali praised Deshpande’s efforts for bringing…

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  • ESA’s new small satellite to study super-earths in 2017

    London, October 20 (ANI): Researchers will be focussing on studying planets around other stars will in a new small Science Program mission, Cheops that is expected to launch in 2017, ESA has announced. Cheops-for CHaracterising ExOPlanets Satellite-will target nearby, bright stars already known to have planets orbiting around them. Through high-precision monitoring of the star’s…

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  • 1st human ancestor ‘looked like squirrel’

    Washington, October 20 (ANI): Newly discovered fossilized bones of the world’s oldest and most primitive primate – Purgatorius – reveal a tiny and agile animal that spent much of its time eating fruit and climbing trees, researchers say. The fossils are the first known below-the-head bones for Purgatorius and previously only teeth revealed its existence….

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