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EU condemns terrorist attack at church in Cairo

Brussels, Dec 12.  The European Union (EU) on Sunday condemned the terrorist attack at a Coptic church in Cairo which claimed 25 lives and wounded 49 others."Today's terrorist bombing at Cairo's Coptic...
300 whales found dead in New Zealand

300 whales found dead in New Zealand

Wellingon, Feb 10. At least 300 pilot whales were found dead on Friday in New Zealand after over 400 of them were stranded in the remote Golden Bay in South Island.Sources from...

Heads of Moroccan Islamist movement caught having sex on the beach

Rabat, Aug 23 . Two senior functionaries of a Moroccan Islamic movement that promotes, among other things, a puritanical world view in which adultery is punishable with death, were caught by police...
Terror attempt foiled to 'burn' Kaaba in Mecca

Terror attempt foiled to ‘burn’ Kaaba in Mecca

Riyadh, Feb 7. Police in Saudi Arabia have foiled an attempt to "burn" the Kaaba, located in the centre of the Grand Mosque in Makkah, a media report said on Tuesday.According to...
Art has no borders:

Art has no borders: Academy president

Los Angeles, Feb 7. Art has no borders or language and doesnt belong to a single faith, Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs said at the annual Oscar nominees luncheon here.At the luncheon...
2,500-year-old bronze drum found in Vietnam

2,500-year-old bronze drum found in Vietnam

Hanoi, Sep 26.  A bronze drum dating back 2,000 to 2,500 years ago has been found near a world heritage site in Vietnam's Thanh Hoa province, a conservation centre said on Monday.During...

Diwali celebrations at European Parliament

Brussels, Nov 11.  The European Parliament, in cooperation with the Indian embassy in Brussels organised a grand Diwali celebration at its premises in Brussels.European Parliament Vice President Antonio Tajani led the celebrations...
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei

US not after eradicating IS terror: Khamenei

Tehran, Dec 12. Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei has said that the US was not willing to eradicate the Islamic State, and accused it of rather making efforts to preserve some terror...

Obama lauds Ellen DeGeneres for gay rights influence

Los Angeles, Nov 23.  Comedian Ellen DeGeneres has been praised by US President Barack Obama for her influence on the gay rights movement as she received the country's highest civilian honour.DeGeneres was...
Facebook is disabling messaging in its mobile web app

Facebook is disabling messaging in its mobile web app

New York, June 4 - Social media giant Facebook is removing the messaging capability from its mobile web application to push people to Messenger, a media report has said.According to the report...

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BCCI to Reward Mithali & Co. Rs 50 Lakh Each For...

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced that each member of the Indian women's team will get Rs 50 Lakh...

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Ancient Roman villa uncovered near Florence

Florence, Oct 21.  Archaeologists have unearthed a luxurious ancient Roman villa complete with thermal baths and stunning mosaics near the central Italian city of Florence...