World’s oldest bird species discover

London,Sept 19 : Scientists have recently discovered the fossils of the ancestor of some of the largest flying birds in Waipara, North Canterbury. They have identified the fossil of the Protodontopteryx ruthae- one of the oldest named bird species in the world. It lived in New Zealand not long after the dinosaurs died out. Protodontopteryx ruthae was only the size of an average gull. Its descendants were some of the biggest flying birds ever, with wingspans of more than...

Indian Moon probe’s failure won’t stop an Asian space race that threatens regional security

Kathmandu,Sept 16 : On Sept. 7, India’s Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission deployed its Vikram lander for an attempted landing at the Moon’s south pole. Communications with the lander were lost just minutes prior to the scheduled landing. Recent imaging suggests that Vikram may have survived the landing intact, but it might be unable to communicate. No matter the outcome, the mission has already proved successful as Chandrayaan-2 continues to orbit the Moon. Chandrayaan-2 adds to the list of India’s recent accomplishments in...

Dorian Regains Strength As A Cat 3 Before Hitting Carolinas

Kathmandu,Sept 06 : Hurricane Dorian which was earlier forecast to hit the southern US state of Florida has now recurved it track and might completely miss the region. Although the hurricane’s effect will not be completely evaded as it might pass just a 100 kms away from the Florida coast. Lashing rains and strong winds will still continue to blow along the coastline. At present, the hurricane is in CAT 3 status while heading for the Carolinas instead. Both...

Georgia’s Prime Minister resigns

Yerevan,Sept 02 : Georgia’s Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze has resigned. “The circle of development is created, therefore I have decided to resign because I think I have fulfilled my mission in this stage,” Bakhtadze said on Facebook. “It has been a great honor and at the same time great responsibility to serve the interests of our country as Georgia’s Prime Minister. I have been and will be a member of Georgian Dream and a loyal soldier of our country,”...

6.1-magnitude quake strikes off Japan’s Aomori Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued

Tokyo, Aug. 29. (Xinhua) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 struck off the eastern coast of Aomori Prefecture, the northernmost prefecture on Japan’s main island Honshu, the weather agency here said Thursday. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA), the temblor, which has not resulted in a tsunami warning being issued, occurred at 8:46 a.m. local time and was centered off the coast of Aomori Prefecture in northern Japan, with its epicenter located at a latitude...

Pakistan-controlled Kashmir facing human rights crisis

Baltistan,Aug 29 : The Gilgit-Baltistan territory of the Pakistan-controlled Kashmir has been witnessing a covert crackdown by authorities. The legal identity and constitutional status of the region, which is a part of Pakistan-controlled Kashmir, have been under dispute. The occupation, which occurred without the people’s consent for over 70 years now, lacks a proper constitutional status, or a working legal system. This territory has faced several human rights violations over the years due to the lack of proper legal...

Family plants over 6000 trees in Mumbai and inspires communities

Kathmandu,August 22 The Athalye Family Is Continuing A Tradition That Spans Two Decades And Three Generations: Of Planting Native Trees And Shrubs To Make Densely Populated Suburban Mumbai Greener And Healthier. The Family Has Planted Around 6000 Saplings And Also Setup A Butterfly Park In Aarey. Their Actions Inspire Many And Could Contribute To Building Up The Coastal City’s Green Spaces And Climate Resilience. On Independence Day We Bring You This Inspirational Story For A Family’s Efforts To Add...

Trump Criticizes ‘Nasty’ Denmark Over Cancelled Visit

Kathmandu,Aug 22 : US President Donald Trump has called the Danish leader “nasty” after she rebuffed his idea of buying Greenland. He lashed out hours after Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen said she was “sorry” that Mr Trump had abruptly called off a state visit to Denmark. She has dismissed the suggestion of such a land deal as “absurd”. Queen Margrethe II invited Mr Trump to visit Denmark on 2 September, and the manner of his cancellation has stunned the...

Japanese Crown Prince In Bhutan

Kathmandu,Aug 21 : Crown Prince and Crown Princess Akishino and Prince Hisahito of Japan are in a visit to Bhutan. Bhutanese King and queen granted an Audience to Japanese Royals. According to Bhutanese online Kunsel, tollowing the Audience, the Japanese Imperial Family were invited to lunch at the Lingkana Palace. The Imperial Family arrived in Bhutan on Saturday for a private visit on the invitation of Bhutanese King.

Trump urges India, Pak to reduce tensions

Washington,Aug 20 : US President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged South Asian neighbors India and Pakistan to endeavor towards reducing tensions in the region. In a telephonic conversation with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Trump described the situation in Kashmir as tough and urged PM Modi to work towards reducing tensions in Kashmir. Trump said in a tweet that he called to his ‘good friends Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Khan of Pakistan, about trade, strategic partnerships and,...

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