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Now, a comic on romantic microorganisms!

Sep 20 2014, 3:36am CDT | by IANS

Tokyo, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) An unusual manga comic based on the amorous experiences of some microorganisms, created by a former scientist who specialised in microbiology and fermentation, has become a hit among Japanese... Read more Sep 20 2014, 3:36am CDT
 
 

Malaysian official slams article on MH370 pilot

Sep 20 2014, 2:50am CDT | by IANS

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Malaysian Foreign Affairs Minister Anifah Aman Saturday slammed an article claiming that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370's pilot, Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, caused the aircraft to... Read more Sep 20 2014, 2:50am CDT
 
 

Pakistanis prominent winners at UK's Asian achievers awards

Sep 19 2014, 6:52pm CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 19 (IANS/RAY) Persons of Pakistani-origin emerged as prominent winners at the 2014 Asian Achievers Awards in Britain Friday while Sir Tejinder Singh Virjee, a professor of physics at Imperial College, London... Read more Sep 19 2014, 6:52pm CDT
 
 

Russia seeks to keep out foreigners from media business

Sep 18 2014, 1:04pm CDT | by IANS

Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS) Russia will soon introduce a bill in parliament to restrict foreign ownership in Russian media, a media report said Thursday. Read more Sep 18 2014, 1:04pm CDT
 
 

Egypt restores stolen fragments of Cheops pyramid

Sep 18 2014, 9:06am CDT | by IANS

Cairo, Sep 18 (IANS) Egypt recovered fragments from the pyramid of Cheops that were stolen by some Germans, state-run MENA news agency reported Thursday. Read more Sep 18 2014, 9:06am CDT
 
 

Test results show Chopin's heart in good shape

Sep 18 2014, 8:48am CDT | by IANS

Warsaw, Sep 18 (IANS) The heart of late Polish composer Frederic Chopin, which was buried in the Holy Cross Church in Warsaw, is in good condition, scientists have confirmed. Read more Sep 18 2014, 8:48am CDT
 
 

Archaeologists unearth Byzantine Age compound near Jerusalem

Sep 18 2014, 8:30am CDT | by IANS

Jerusalem, Sep 18 (IANS) Archaeologists uncovered a large Byzantine Age compound west of Jerusalem, with a rarely preserved oil press, a wine press and a mosaic, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Thursday. Read more Sep 18 2014, 8:30am CDT
 
 

Malaysia Airlines lambasts author of book on MH370

Sep 18 2014, 5:30am CDT | by IANS

Wellington, Sep 18 (IANS) Malaysia Airlines has lambasted an author from New Zealand, who wrote a book on the MH370 tragedy, media report said. Read more Sep 18 2014, 5:30am CDT
 
 

BBC team attacked in Russia

Sep 18 2014, 5:28am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 18 (IANS) A BBC team was attacked in the southern Russian city of Astrakhan while it was on a reporting assignment, media reported Thursday. Read more Sep 18 2014, 5:28am CDT
 
 

US media sees much at stake in Xi's India visit

Sep 17 2014, 10:30pm CDT | by IANS

Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) As the US reiterated that it wanted India to have friendly relations with China, the US media suggested that there was much at stake in Chinese President Xi Jinping's ongoing visit to... Read more Sep 17 2014, 10:30pm CDT
 
 

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