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 Space Telescope Science Institute astronomer Nikole Lewis uses a graphic to compare the size of Earth (bottom) with a recent discovery of an exoplanet, during a news conference to present new findings on exoplanets, planets that orbit stars other than Earth's sun, in Washington, U.S.,

Astronomers find seven Earth-size planets where life is possible

Astronomers have found a nearby solar system with seven Earth-sized planets, three of which circle their parent star at the right distance for liquid surface water, bolstering the prospect of discovering extraterrestrial life, research published on Wednesday showed. The star, known as TRAPPIS

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Pakistan Senate passes landmark Hindu marriage bill

The much-awaited landmark bill to regulate marriages of minority Hindus in Pakistan is set to become a law with the Senate unanimous ...

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ISIS continues to recruit from Af-Pak border region: UN report

 The ISIS continues to recruit from the restive Af-Pak border region even as the terror outfit is struggling financially in Afg ...

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China opposing US' proposal on Masood: India takes up matter with Beijing

With China opposing US' proposal in the UN for designating Pathankot attack mastermind and Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) ...

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UN condemns terror attack on Sufi shrine in Pak

The United Nations today condemned the terrorist attack inside a crowded Sufi shrine in Pakistan's Sindh province that left over ...

Pak kills over 24 militants

Pak kills over 24 militants in crackdown after shrine blast

Pakistani security forces today killed more than 24 militants in a nationwide crackdown, a day after an ISIS suicide bomber blew him ...

This is the fifth terror attack in Pakistan within a week

30 dead, 100 injured in suicide attack on Sufi shrine in Pak

At least 30 people were killed and over 100 others injured when a suspected suicide bomber blew himself up inside the crowded shrine ...

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Samsung chief Lee arrested as South Korean corruption probe deepens

Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal rocking the highest levels of po ...

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Indian origin woman sixth to die in the Aus car rampage

  A 33-year-old Indian-origin woman has succumbed to her injuries following a road accident, becoming the sixth person to d ...

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Gandhi's Tolstoy Farm in S Africa revived by India

Tolstoy Farm, which became the headquarters of Mahatma Gandhi's Satyagraha campaign in South Africa, is being revived with suppo ...

Guterres, who had served as the UN High Commissioner for Refugees for 10 years, said the US has a large tradition of refugee protection and he

Strongly hope US immigration ban is temporary: UN Chief

           UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres expressed hope that the immigration ban ordered b ...