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Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) A gunfight started on Thursday between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town. Police said that security forces began a cordon and search operation in Warpora area following information about the presence of some militants. One of the militants lobbed a grenade. "The militants...
Dimapur, March 21 (IANS) The National Peoples Party (NPP) on Wednesday suffered a major setback when two of its legislators in Nagaland merged with the ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDDP). The NPP legislators are Imnatiba and L. Khumo Khiamniungan. "The merger will strengthen the PDA government under the progressive leadership...
Brasilia, March 21 (IANS) Besides known to treat high cholesterol, statins can also be used to take care of rapid weight loss, weakness and wasting of the body due to cancer, Brazilian researchers have found. The condition known as cachexia, or wasting syndrome, is common among patients with chronic diseases...
By Arul LouisNew York, March 21 (IANS) A $3 million India-based tech support scam that defrauded hundreds of Americans and dented India's reputation has been busted with a conspirator in the scheme admitting his role in court, according to US officials. Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski said on Wednesday that...
Washington, March 21 (IANS) US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad will host his counterparts of Russia, China and the European Union to discuss the Afghan peace process. A State Department statement on Wednesday said that the US envoy will meet Russian Presidential Special Representative Zamir Kabulov, Chinese Special...
Buenos Aires, March 21 (IANS) A South American bid is the front runner to be awarded the hosting right for the 2030 FIFA World Cup, according to the head of the region's football governing body. The tournament will be held 100 years after Uruguay won the inaugural World Cup as...
Buenos Aires, March 21 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain forward Angel di Maria has been cut from Argentina's squad for friendlies against Venezuela and Morocco because of a quadriceps injury, the Argentine Football Association (AFA) has announced. The 31-year-old had been called up to represent his country for the first time since...
Los Angeles, March 21 (IANS) A new research has set the stage for clinicians to potentially use levels of a pancreatic cancer patient's PHLPP1 and PKC enzymes as a prognostic and for researchers to develop new therapeutic drugs that change the balance of the two enzymes as a means...
London, March 21 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May has told the public she is "on their side", laying the blame for the delay to Brexit squarely with MPs. Speaking from Downing Street, May said people were "tired of infighting and political games" and it was "high time" politicians made...
Bhopal, March 21 (IANS) A dreaded woman Maoist leader accused in the murder of Madhya Pradesh minister Likhiram Kawre in 1999 has been gunned down in Chhattisgarh, police said. Jamuna, 45, carried a reward of Rs 18.50 lakh. She was killed at Bhave in Chhattisgarh in an encounter with the...