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'Indians at large need to know about The Battle of Rezang La' (IANS Interview)

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST

It was an epic battle that cost the lives of 110 valiant soldiers of the Indian Army who stood steadfast against a marauding force of 5,000 attackers and prevented a possible Chinese occupation of the

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First-of-its-kind study finds storks prefer canals over wetlands

Chandigarh |Sunday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST

In a first-of-its-kind research study for this poorly studied species, ornithologists discovered the woolly-necked stork prefers irrigation canals over wetlands.

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Ancient ritual tools unearthed in Pharaonic site in Egypt

Cairo |Sunday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST

Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed ancient tools once used in religious rituals at a temple site in Kafr el-Sheikh province north of the capital Cairo, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said

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'Indian healthcare must pledge to check neonatal mortality' (Sep 17 is World Patient Safety Day)

Hyderabad |Friday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST

September 17 is commemorated as the World Patient Safety Day, and this year the World Health Organization has come forward with "Safe Maternal & Newborn Care" as the theme to promote better maternity

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Afghan female football team evade Taliban threat

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 6:15:07 PM IST

Female footballers from Afghanistan along with their families crossed the Torkham border to reach Pakistan on Tuesday night after the government issued emergency humanitarian visas to evacuate them fr

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India moving away from coal slowly, considerable progress by states: Study

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST

India alone is home to 7 per cent (21GW) of the global coal project pipeline, which is 56 per cent of South Asia's total, a study showed on Tuesday, with the country moving slowly away from coal at a

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Juxtaposing the resilience of Jews in India with artwork of Siona Benjamin (IANS Interview)

New Delhi |Monday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST

This book is a double delectation. Its an inspiring chronicle of the resilience of the Jewish community in India over the centuries and a tribute to the artwork of Siona Benjamin, who grew up in Mumba

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Quest to discover Antarctica's oldest ice

New Delhi |Friday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST

The Oregon State University will lead a National Science Foundation-funded effort to discover Antarctica's oldest ice and learn more about how the earth's climate has changed over the past several mil

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Sanal Sasidharan: The Disruptor who learnt cinema by not learning

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2021 1:15:07 PM IST

He says that the first ever Disruptor Award at the International Film Festival of Melbourne which he received recently is in many ways a support for what he has done so far in cinema.

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On a verandah, retracing Pondicherry's past through a mysterious diamond

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

The working-class district of Kurusukuppam is not the Pondicherry of tourist brochures. Here, residents are a bewildering mix of Creoles, colonial war veterans, proud communists and French citizens wh

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Remains of Greco-Roman town unearthed in Egypt's Alexandria

Cairo |Saturday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST

An Egyptian archaeological mission has unearthed remains of a residential and commercial town dating back to the Greco-Roman era in the coastal city of Alexandria.

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Delayed monsoon, scanty rains prolong Yamuna's agony in Sri Krishna land

Agra |Thursday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST

The holy Yamuna river in Sri Krishnas land or Braj Mandal (Agra, Mathura, Vrindavan) continues to run dry and polluted, despite the monsoon, a clear disappointment for lakhs of devotees ahead of the J

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