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Bengaluru: Contrary to the age-old assumption that the Indus script is a language, a veteran science historian has claimed that it is numerical, as evident from numbers and symbols in the seals and artifacts of the Indus Valley Civilisation (3000-1900 BC)."Attempts to decipher the Indus script were based on the assumption that a script should connote linguistic writing. There are many languages the ...
Jammu: Pakistan rangers on Saturday night handed over two Indian dead bodies to BSF (Border Security Force) authorities in Jammu district after recovering them from the Chenab River.A senior police officer said in winter capital Jammu Sunday, "At 9.15 p.m. yesterday Pakistan troops handed over two dead bodies from their Inayat border outpost Post to BSF personnel at our Octroi border outpost in R.S. ...
It is now clear that most countries hardly care for the performances in the Indian Premier League (IPL) when they pick their international sides. One of all-time great West Indian fast bowlers, Curtly Ambrose, may have even spoken up for his board when he said players cannot have best of both worlds and still walk into the national side whenever they wish to. Ambrose has taken a moral view, that ...
Ranchi, May 23 (IANS) Claiming 22 wickets so far in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) season, Chennai Super Kings (CSK)'s veteran pacer Ashish Nehra on Saturday said he as a bowler has not changed, adding he has doing the same things which he had been doing over the last ten years. CSK reached the final of the IPL for the sixth time as they defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) by three ...
Bengaluru: Contrary to the age-old assumption that the Indus script is a language, a veteran science historian has claimed that it is numerical, as evident from numbers and symbols in the seals and artifacts of the Indus Valley Civilisation (3000-1900 BC)."Attempts to decipher the Indus script were based on the assumption that a script should connote linguistic writing. There are many languages the ...
Jammu: Pakistan rangers on Saturday night handed over two Indian dead bodies to BSF (Border Security Force) authorities in Jammu district after recovering them from the Chenab River.A senior police officer said in winter capital Jammu Sunday, "At 9.15 p.m. yesterday Pakistan troops handed over two dead bodies from their Inayat border outpost Post to BSF personnel at our Octroi border outpost in R.S. ...
By Soe Zeya Tun and Antoni Slodkowski ALAETHAKAW VILLAGE, Myanmar, May 24 (Reuters) - At least eight Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar were among some 200 migrants rescued from a trafficking boat by the Myanmar navy on Thursday, according to interviews conducted by Reuters, contradicting official accounts that all onboard were from Bangladesh. Myanmar portrayed the rescue operation as a proof that thousands ...
Jammu: Pakistan rangers on Saturday night handed over two Indian dead bodies to BSF (Border Security Force) authorities in Jammu district after recovering them from the Chenab River.A senior police officer said in winter capital Jammu Sunday, "At 9.15 p.m. yesterday Pakistan troops handed over two dead bodies from their Inayat border outpost Post to BSF personnel at our Octroi border outpost in R.S. ...
No smart cities, no bullet trains, no spike in employment, no visible improvement in infrastructure, continuing logjam over bills in parliament, carping by in-house critics. Even then, few will say that Narendra Modi will lose if the elections are held in the near future.The reason is, first, the realisation that one year is not a long enough to give a definitive judgment on the performance of a government, ...
A successful foreign policy is predicated to a large measure on a country's defence posturing. A robust defence posturing in turn is not possible without motivated men complemented by requisite arms and equipment. In the last decade or so, India's defence preparedness suffered not only on account of lack of material wherewithal but subversion of the military leadership from external and internal ...
By Soe Zeya Tun and Antoni Slodkowski ALAETHAKAW VILLAGE, Myanmar, May 24 (Reuters) - At least eight Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar were among some 200 migrants rescued from a trafficking boat by the Myanmar navy on Thursday, according to interviews conducted by Reuters, contradicting official accounts that all onboard were from Bangladesh. Myanmar portrayed the rescue operation as a proof that thousands ...
CHENNAI, May 23 (Reuters) - One of India's most powerful politicians, Jayalalithaa Jayaram, was sworn in as chief minister of the southern state of Tamil Nadu following a nine-month break, after a court overturned her conviction in a corruption case. Jayalalithaa was forced to resign as chief minister last year after being convicted of holding 530 million rupees ($8.3 million) in unaccounted cash ...
The team of doctors and medical care professionals from Fortis Healthcare Limited (Fortis) has treated and vaccinated more than 5000 victims affected by the horrific serial earthquakes that struck Nepal earlier this month. The team was among the first to reach the interiors of Nepal, crisscrossing difficult terrain and putting their personal lives at risk. They carried with them over 3.5 tonnes of ...
(Reuters) - The European Medicines Agency confirmed on Friday its recommendation to suspend a number of medicines that were granted EU approval based on clinical studies conducted at Indian firm GVK Biosciences' facility in Hyderabad, India. The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) said a re-examination of the medicines, prompted by a request from marketing authorisation holders ...
Washington: American doctors were shocked to find that an Indian computer science PhD student from Hyderabad who underwent brain surgery had an embryonic "evil twin" instead of a tumour in her head. The 26-year-old Yamini Karanam had jokingly called her "evil twin sister who's been torturing me for 26 years". According to NBC, Karanam, who was studying at Indiana University, was unaware of what ...
Washington: Analysis of meteorites that reached the Earth long after the cosmic collision which created the Moon indicate the satellite is 4.47 billion years old, according to an article published in the journal Science. The article described the work of a multi-disciplinary team of specialists from NASA, the University of Arizona and the Institute for the Science of Exploration Targets, or INET. Scientists ...
By Emma Batha CASABLANCA, May 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - At the age of 14 Usha Choudary was betrothed to a man she had never met. She refused to go through with the marriage. When her parents insisted, she threatened to kill herself. Choudary wanted to stay at school and break the cycle of child marriage and domestic abuse that blights millions of women's lives in India, and which nearly ...
By Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI, May 13 (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to exclude some family jobs from a revamped child labour law in a move with an unmistakable echo of his own childhood, when he helped his father sell tea from kettles at a railway station. The federal cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments to a 1986 child labour law, aimed at imposing a broader ...
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