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Yearly News 2013

Arup Raha takes over as IAF chief
Arup Raha takes over as IAF chief

Arup Raha takes over as IAF chief

Air Marshal Arup Raha, an ace fighter pilot, on Tuesday took over as the Air Force chief succeeding Air Chief Marshal NAK Browne. Born on December 26, 1954, he is expected to have tenure of three years as the Chief of Air Staff. Commissioned on December 14, 1974 in the fighter stream of the IAF,... read more »

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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 »

Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Volcano erupts in Indonesia

Jakarta – Mount Sinabung, one of the most active volcanoes in Indonesia, erupted Tuesday, spewing hot ash up to 7,000 metres high along with lava and forcing evacuation, an official... read more »

Ex-South Sudanese vice president urged to accept ceasefire

Ex-South Sudanese vice president urged to accept ceasefire

Khartoum – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Monday that leaders would join hands against forces allied to South Sudanese ex-vice president Riek Machar , if he failed to respond... read more »

Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners

Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners

Jerusalem – Israel has freed a group of 26 Palestinian prisoners as part of a US-brokered agreement for resuming direct peace talks, BBC reported Tuesday. They released prisoners,... read more »

Israel keen to increase trade with China

Israel keen to increase trade with China

Jerusalem – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that the country has set a goal to consistently increase trade with China. “This is one of the main horizons... read more »

US disappointed over Shinzo Abe's visit to war shrine

US disappointed over Shinzo Abe’s visit to war shrine

Washington – The US is disappointed at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to a controversial war shrine, the State Department said Monday. “We were disappointed that... read more »