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China Lands historic Jade Rabbit robot rover on moon

China Lands historic Jade Rabbit robot rover on moon

Dec 14, – China became the first country to “soft-land” on the Moon in nearly four decades on Saturday, taking the Asian super-power one step closer to putting a man on the lunar surface. The unmanned Chang’e-3 spacecraft successfully landed at just before 9.15pm Beijing time, according to Chinese state media. “It landed on the […]

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India, UAE ink key investment protection agreement

India, UAE ink key investment protection agreement

Dec 13, – The UAE and India on Thursday signed an eagerly-awaited Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (BIPA) that would be crucial in redefining the investment and trade cooperation between the two countries. The landmark accord promises to significantly boost investments in Indian infrastructure projects by the UAE and will help enhance investor confidence […]

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US Lawmakers Warn of Sanctions if Ukraine Violence Worsens

US Lawmakers Warn of Sanctions if Ukraine Violence Worsens

Dec 12, – The US state department has said it is considering all options, including sanctions, towards Ukraine as the political crisis there continues. It follows attempts by riot police to dislodge anti-government protesters from their strongholds in the capital. The US warned Ukraine not to used its armed forces against civilians. US officials say […]

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Will Music Make Your Child Smarter?

Will Music Make Your Child Smarter?

Dec 12, – Exposing their young children to music just comes naturally to Jill and Bob Williams of Appleton. “Music is a huge part of our life,” said Jill Williams, who plays piano, and also bassoon for the UW Fox Valley Concert Band and a local woodwind quintet. Since Rose, 3, and her baby sister, […]

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AAP leader likely to challenge Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha poll

AAP leader likely to challenge Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha poll

Dec 11, – After making an impressive debut in capital, AAP today said it will contest Lok Sabha elections with hints thrown that one of its leaders Kumar Vishwas contesting against Rahul Gandhi. AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal also appealed to “honest” people from all spheres and political parties, including Congress and BJP, to join the […]

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Ukrainian Riot Police Withdraw After Overnight Move on Protesters

Ukrainian Riot Police Withdraw After Overnight Move on Protesters

Dec 11, – Riot police have begun leaving a large camp in central Kyiv following overnight clashes with protesters. Meanwhile, the Ukrainian government appears to be mulling a deal with the EU, in exchange for more aid. Ukrainian authorities ordered the removal of riot police and Interior Ministry forces from Independence Square on Wednesday only […]

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Uruguay OKs first national marketplace for marijuana

Uruguay OKs first national marketplace for marijuana

Dec 11, Montevideo, Uruguay — Uruguay has become the first country to create a national marketplace for legal marijuana, with the government regulating the production, sales and use of pot in a bold bid to control addiction and drug violence. The Senate gave final legislative approval to the bill late Tuesday, and President Jose Mujica, […]

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Pakistani doctor wins $1 million grant to fight child death

Pakistani doctor wins $1 million grant to fight child death

Dec 11, – A Pakistani doctor won a $1 million grant on Tuesday to fight early child mortality in a small fishing village in southern Pakistan in a contest financed by an American entrepreneur to find innovative ways to save lives, The Caplow Children’s Prize said. A proposal by Anita Zaidi, who heads the pediatrics […]

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Kiev: Riot police deployed near protest sites

Kiev: Riot police deployed near protest sites

Dec 09, Kiev, Ukraine – Dozens of riot police in full gear have moved into the center of the Ukrainan capital where opposition activists have been occupying a city administration building and a central square. President Viktor Yanukovych has faced weeks of protests after shelving a treaty with the European Union last month to focus […]

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Bollywood star Salman Khan to face fresh trial in 2002 case

Bollywood star Salman Khan to face fresh trial in 2002 case

Dec 05, New Delhi — Indian movie star Salman Khan will face a fresh trial on a homicide charge for a fatal road accident more than 11 years ago. Police said that Khan drove his car into a group of people sleeping on a Mumbai sidewalk in September 2002, killing one and injuring four. The […]

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