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Bilawal to make formal entry into Pak politics tomorrow

Bilawal to make formal entry into Pak politics tomorrow

Islamabad, Dec 26, 2012:  Pakistan People’s Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will make his formal entry into the hurly burly of Pakistani politics at an event to be held tomorrow…

Israel to build 942 more homes in east Jerusalem

Israel to build 942 more homes in east Jerusalem

Jerusalem, Dec 26, 2012: Israel has advanced the process of building 942 more settler homes in east Jerusalem under a new fast-track plan to tighten its grip on the territory,…

Hawkish Abe to be named Japan’s next PM

Hawkish Abe to be named Japan’s next PM

Tokyo, Dec 26, 2012:  Japan’s conservative leader Shinzo Abe is to be named as the country’s new prime minister today, after he swept to power on a hawkish platform of…

China starts world’s longest bullet train route

China starts world’s longest bullet train route

Beijing, Dec 26, 2012: China today inaugurated world’s longest high-speed rail route linking its capital Beijing with the southern metropolis of Guangzhou, covering a distance of 2,298 kms. Running at an…

Jacintha’s death: UK prosecutors consider criminal charges

Jacintha’s death: UK prosecutors consider criminal charges

London, Dec 24, 2012: British police probing Indian-origin nurse Jacintha Saldanha’s death following a hoax call to a hospital treating a pregnant Princess Kate, has passed a file to the…

Muslim Brotherhood claims Egyptian constitution draft approved

Muslim Brotherhood claims Egyptian constitution draft approved

Cairo, Dec 23, 2012: Islamist Muslim Brotherhood allied to Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi today claimed that the country’s new controversial constitution has been approved by the majority of voters in…

Obama names Indian-American for innovation award

Obama names Indian-American for innovation award

Washington, Dec 22, 2012: Indian-American Rangaswamy Srinivasan, a renowned inventor at IBM, has been nominated by the US President Barack Obama for the prestigious National Medal of Technology for Innovation.…

WikiLeaks to release 1 mn documents in 2013: Assange

WikiLeaks to release 1 mn documents in 2013: Assange

London, Dec 22, 2012:  WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has threatened to release over one million sensitive documents next year “affecting every country in the world.” Assange, 41, holed up at…

Earth biodiversity map updated first time since 1876

Earth biodiversity map updated first time since 1876

London, Dec 21, 2012: A ‘life map’ of biodiversity showing the organisation of terrestrial life on Earth has been updated after more than a century. The original map, drawn up…

Soon, wireless smartphone charging in your cars

Soon, wireless smartphone charging in your cars

London, Dec 21, 2012: Charging your smartphone while driving could become a simple process within a year by using a special wireless mat without any need for cables or adaptors.…