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World’s largest rodent gives birth at UK zoo

London: Lily – a member of the world’slargest rodent species – has given birth to a pup at a zoo in the UK. The six-year-old animal named

Winds halt NASA’s balloon launch attempt yet again

Wellington: High surface winds scuttled NASA’s sixth attempt at launching a stadium-sized super pressure balloon from Wanaka in New Zealand on Friday,

NASA orbiter spots strange secondary crater on Mars

Washington:NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has captured a region of Mars sprayed with mysterious secondary craters. “Secondary craters

Trump to sign ‘Buy American, Hire American’ order

Washington:US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to implement the “Buy American, Hire

Glacier shape predicts risk of thinning: study

Houston:A glacier’s risk of thinning can be predicted by analysing its shape, according to a new study that could help predict how much the Greenland Ice

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New Google Earth to be launched on April 18

New York: Google is reportedly building an overhauled version of its Google Earth that will be unveiled during an Earth Day event in New York City on April 18,

Afghan ‘mother of all bombs’ toll touches 90

Kabul:The death toll of Islamic State (IS) militants killed when the US military dropped a massive GBU-43 bomb or the “mother of all bombs”, in

Ingredients for life exist on Saturn’s moon Enceladus: NASA

Washington:Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus has a form of chemical energy that life can feed on, researchers with NASA’s Cassini mission to Saturn have

Pakistani man confesses to using children for online porn

Islamabad:A Pakistani man arrested for selling child pornography online has confessed that he lured some 25 children into the heinous act on the pretext of

US’ first Muslim female judge found dead

New York:Sheila Abdus-Salaam, an associate judge on New York States highest court and the first Muslim judge in the US, was found dead in the Hudson River,

Xi urges peaceful resolution of NKorea tensions in Trump call

Beijing: Chinese leader Xi Jinping has urged Donald Trump to peacefully resolve surging tensions over North Korea’s nuclear programme, as the US

There isn’t much India can do over Jadhav: Pakistani daily

Islamabad:”There is not much worse that India can do,” a Pakistani newspaper said on Tuesday as New Delhi warned Islamabad against hanging alleged

We want peace but we aren’t weak: Sharif

Islamabad: “Cooperation rather than conflict and shared prosperity instead of suspicion are the hallmark of our policy,” Geo TV quoted Sharif as

Fire devastates French migrant camp

Paris: A migrant camp in France was devastated by a fire, as two rival groups turned on each other, with police firing tear gas to separate them, the media

Kabul rejects Pakistan’s claim of India’s ‘destructive’

Islamabad: Afghanistan has dismissed as “baseless” Pakistani claims that India played a “destructive role” in Kabul. According to

Several dead in attack on Mogadishu army camp: military

Mogadishu: A suicide bomber detonated his vest inside a military training camp in Mogadishu today, a day after an attack on the army chief’s convoy, a

Modi, Australian PM inaugurate TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechnology Centre

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australian Premier Malcolm Turnbull on Monday jointly inaugurated the TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechnology Centre

China nuclear envoy in talks on North Korea threat

Seoul: China’s top nuclear envoy arrived in Seoul today for talks on the North Korean threat, as a US naval strike group headed to the region in a show

No-fly zone: Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter

Palm Beach (US): President Donald Trump can only look at the personal helicopter parked on the front lawn of his Mar-a-Lago resort. As far as going for a ride

US strike group headed towards Korean Peninsula

Washington: A US aircraft carrier-led strike group is headed toward the Western Pacific Ocean near the Korean Peninsula, an American defence official said. The