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Higgs, Englert win Nobel Prize for Physics

Peter Higgs (Britain) and Francois Englert (Belgium) have been jointed awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2013 for "the theoretical discovery of a mechanism that contributes to our understanding of the origin of mass of subatomic…

Medicine Nobel goes to Rothman, Schekman, Sudhof

The 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, will be shared between three Scientists. Americans James E. Rothman and Randy W. Schekman, and German Thomas C. Sudhof were awarded the prize for their discoveries of how the body's cells…

Bangladesh MP gets Death Penalty for War Crimes

A Bangladesh court on Tuesday sentenced a leading political leader Salauddin Quader Chowdhury to death. He is the first lawmaker, who was convicted of the war crimes committed during the 1971 war. Salauddin, 64, a leader of the main…

US Government Shuts Down First Time in 17 Years

The US Government has begun shutdown of government agencies for the first time in 17 years after the Republican-led House of Representatives declined to approve a budget for next year despite President Barack Obama's last-minute appeal.…

Pakistan Earthquake Death Toll rises to 350

The 7.8 magnitude earthquake, which hit the Balochistan region of Pakistan yesterday, has left widespread devastation all over. The death toll has now reached 350. Awaran district in Balochistan is the worst-hit. Over 500 people are…

70 Killed in Suicide Blasts at Peshawar Church

At least 70 people lost their lives when two suicide bombers attacked a Church in Pakistan's Peshawar soon after the Sunday Mass. Over 50 people were injured in the attack. Over 300 people were present inside the Church when the blasts took…

Turkish Warplane shoots down Syrian Helicopter

Turkey, which has been backing the Syrian rebels ever since the civil war broke out in Syria, has shot down a Syrian Helicopter after it reportedly violated its airspace. The military chopper was attacked after it entered the Turkish…

Missiles fired at Syria, BSE Sensex Crashes

The Syrian crisis deepened further, as two missiles were reportedly fired at Damascus, which fell in the sea. The news came from the Russian Defence Ministry. Even the Syrian government sources confirmed that their radar detected two…
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