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Kejriwal sick, misses office Tuesday too

Kejriwal sick, misses office Tuesday too

Ghaziabad – Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will not attend office Tuesday too as he is still unwell. “Arvind still has fever and his diarrhoea continues. Now his blood pressure has also gone down,” said Vipin Mittal, Kejriwal’s family doctor. “So I have advised... read more »

Decoded: How honeybees determine sex
Decoded: How honeybees determine sex

Decoded: How honeybees determine sex

London – The truth behind the unique sex-determination system in honeybees – where males develop from unfertilised eggs and females develop from fertilised eggs – is out. Five amino acid separate males from females in honeybee colonies, say scientists who added that the molecular... read more »

Indian tourists flocking to Australia
Indian tourists flocking to Australia

Indian tourists flocking to Australia

Melbourne – Indian tourists are flocking to see beauty of Australia taking the total number of overseas travellers from the region to over 134,000 from January to October this year, a report said. According to latest data of Tourism Australia, a total of 134,000 visitors from India visited... read more »

Hasina's party fears Zia will change Bangladesh's name
Hasina’s party fears Zia will chan...

Hasina’s party fears Zia will change Bangladesh’s name

Dhaka – Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s party has said that opposition leader Khaleda Zia may change the country’s name in case she returns to power. The apprehension was expressed by the ruling Awami League (AL) party’s publicity secretary Hassan Mahmud while... read more »

Ban seeks South Sudan parties' cooperation to solve crisis

Ban seeks South Sudan parties’ cooperation to solve crisis

United Nations – The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for “full cooperation” of all parties in finding a peaceful solution to the crisis of South Sudan Monday, in... read more »

63 Boko Haram militants killed: Nigerian military

63 Boko Haram militants killed: Nigerian military

Lagos – At least 63 Boko Haram fighters were killed during Nigerian army’s raids following a recent pre-dawn attack on military barracks in Bama town by the militant sect in... read more »

Merkel extremely dismayed over Schumacher's fall

Merkel extremely dismayed over Schumacher’s fall

Berlin – German Chancellor Angela Merkel was “extremely dismayed” as she heard about the skiing accident of German racing legend Michael Schumacher, her spokesperson said... read more »

'Russian blasts necessitate upgrading anti-terror system'

‘Russian blasts necessitate upgrading anti-terror system’

Moscow – Russian experts Monday urged an upgrade of the terror prevention system after two suicide bombings hit the Volgograd city within 24 hours and left 32 killed and over 70... read more »

44 Iraqi lawmakers resign over anti-Sunnis government actions

44 Iraqi lawmakers resign over anti-Sunnis government actions

Baghdad – As many as 44 members of Iraqi parliament announced their resignation Monday to protest against the government’s latest moves on Sunni Arabs, including the demolition of a... read more »