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  • Scientists discover 7 billion year old stardust in meteorite
    Scientists discover 7 billion year old stardust in meteorite
    Lying around 20,000 light-years from us in the constellation of Scorpius (The Scorpion), Terzan 1, pictured here, is one of about 150 globular clusters belonging to our galaxy, the Milky Way. (Photo Courtesy: NASA). Image Source: IANS News   NEW…
  • 2 rockets hit military base housing US troops near Baghdad
    2 rockets hit military base housing US troops near Baghdad
    2 rockets hit military base housing US troops near Baghdad. (IANS Photo)   BAGHDAD, JANUARY 15 (IANS): Two Katyusha rockets on Tuesday hit a military base housing US troops near the Iraqi capital Baghdad, an Interior Ministry official said.  …
  • Iran judiciary says to sue US for Soleimani's assassination
    Iran judiciary says to sue US for Soleimani's assassination
    Gen Qassem Soleimani. (IANS File Photo)   TEHRAN, JANUARY 15 (IANS): Iran's Judiciary spokesman said that Iran will sue the US President Donald Trump and the US military for the assassination of Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani.   "We intend…
  • US House to vote on moving Trump's impeachment to Senate
    US House to vote on moving Trump's impeachment to Senate
    NEW YORK, JANUARY 14 (IANS): The House of Representatives is to vote on Wednesday on sending the documents impeaching US President Donald Trump to the Senate for a trial, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Tuesday.   Trump will be tried in the…
  • Early to be pessimistic about dialogue with N. Korea
    Early to be pessimistic about dialogue with N. Korea
    President Moon Jae-in delivers a speech. (IANS File Photo)   SEOUL, JANUARY 14 (IANS): South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday that it was premature to be pessimisic about the Korean peace process, pointing out the relatively good…
  • Taliban must accept ceasefire before talks: Afghanistan
    Taliban must accept ceasefire before talks: Afghanistan
    Afghan security force members stand near the site of a blast attack in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan on July 1, 2019. (IANS File Photo)   KABUL, JANUARY 14 (IANS): An Afghan government spokesman has said that the Taliban "must" accept a ceasefire…
  • Extreme weather in Pakistan kills 70
    Extreme weather in Pakistan kills 70
    Heavy snowfall. (IANS Photo)   ISLAMABAD, JANUARY 14 (IANS): At least 70 people were killed in snowfall and rain-related incidents in Pakistan over the last three days, while the number of injured was estimated to be 29, the National Disaster…
  • $733mn humanitarian assistance needed for Afghanistan in 2020
    $733mn humanitarian assistance needed for Afghanistan in 2020
    Displaced persons camp in Kabul. (IANS File Photo)     KABUL, JANUARY 14 (IANS): Some $733 million humanitarian assistance was needed to help Afghanistan in 2020, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Tuesday…
  • World's oceans were the warmest in 2019: Study
    World's oceans were the warmest in 2019: Study
    Ocean. (IANS File Photo)   Beijing, January 14 (IANS): The world's oceans were the warmest in 2019 than any other time in the recorded human history -- especially between the surface and a depth of 2,000 metres, an international team of 14…
  • Philippines on alert over possible volcano eruption
    Philippines on alert over possible volcano eruption
    Lightning strike in the midst of Taal volcano explosion is seen in Lipa City, Philippines January 12, 2020 in this picture obtained from social media. Cheslie Andal/via REUTERS   Manila, January 14 (IANS) Philippine authorities were on high alert…
  • Pakistan court annuls Musharraf's death sentence
    Pakistan court annuls Musharraf's death sentence
    Former Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf. (IANS File Photo)   LAHORE, JANUARY 13 (IANS): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf heaved a sigh of relief on Monday after the Lahore High Court (LHC) quashed the death sentence awarded by a…
  • Nepal to include yoga in school curriculum
    Nepal to include yoga in school curriculum
    Nepal to include yoga in school curriculum. (IANS File Photo)   KATHMANDU, JANUARY 13 (IANS): The Nepal government is set to make yoga education compulsory for school children by including it in their curriculum, it was reported.   On Sunday,…
  • Thai King orders changes in royal motorcades
    Thai King orders changes in royal motorcades
    King of Thailand Vajiralongkorn. (IANS File Photo)   BANGKOK, JANUARY 13 (IANS): The Thai government on Monday announced that King Maha Vajiralongkorn has directed the police to change security protocols to avoid huge traffic jams that are formed…
  • Rouhani signs law blacklisting Pentagon, subsidiaries
    Rouhani signs law blacklisting Pentagon, subsidiaries
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. (IANS File Photo)   TEHRAN, JANUARY 13 (IANS): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday signed an amended law that expands Tehrans designation of American terrorist organizations to include the Pentagon and all…
  • Thousands evacuated due to volcanic activity near Manila
    Thousands evacuated due to volcanic activity near Manila
    Huge plumes of smoke are seen as Mayon volcano erupts in Albay Province, the Philippines on January 25, 2018. More than 70,000 people have left the immediate danger zone around the erupting Mayon volcano in the Philippines. (IANS File Photo)  …
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