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China to punish sale of GM crops following illegal trade expose

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China to punish sale of GM crops following illegal trade expose

Beijing: In a move to prevent illegal sales and growing of genetically modified (GM) crops, which are prohibited in the country, Chinese authorities have vowed zero tolerance and harsh punishment agai...


John Kerry in India: BJP spying row, WTO deal, climate change on agenda today

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John Kerry in India: BJP spying row, WTO deal, climate change on agenda today

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday holds his first meetings with India's right-wing government as he seeks to reboot a relationship seen as a bulwark against a rising China.Kerry's visit to ...

NASA to reveal Mars 2020 rover instruments today

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NASA to reveal Mars 2020 rover instruments today

Washington: The US space agency is set to announce on Thursday the instruments that will be carried aboard the agency's Mars 2020 mission rover.The announcement will take place at NASA headquarters in...

Former personal aide to Prince Philip charged with sexual abuse

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Former personal aide to Prince Philip charged with sexual abuse

The former personal assistant of Britain's Prince Philip has been charged with sexually abusing a girl while he was working for the royal family in the 1970s, prosecutors said.Benjamin Herman, 79, was...

UP: Shias want Akhilesh to remove Azam Khan from Waqf board

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UP: Shias want Akhilesh to remove Azam Khan from Waqf board

Lucknow: The Shias in Uttar Pradesh have asked Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to clear ambiguities in Waqf Board appointments, allegedly been done at the behest of Urban Development and Waqf Minister A...

Hezbollah commander killed during mission in Iraq

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Hezbollah commander killed during mission in Iraq

Beirut: A Hezbollah commander has died during a mission in Iraq, sources familiar with the incident said on Wednesday, indicating that the Lebanese group that is already fighting in Syria's civil war ...

Ship found under World Trade Centre dates to 1773, say experts

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Ship found under World Trade Centre dates to 1773, say experts

New York: It's a ship tied to two critical points in American history: 11 September, 2001, and the eve of the Revolutionary War.Researchers said this week that a vessel unearthed four years ago at th...