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World’s oldest spider discovered in Australia

The Giaus Villosus trapdoor matriarch, which recently died during a long-term population study, had outlived the previous world record holder, a 28-year old tarantula found in Mexico. The ongoing research has led to new discoveries about the longevity of the trapdoor spider, researchers said. “To our knowledge this is the oldest spider ever recorded, and her significant life has allowed ... Read More »

PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate 330 MW Kishanganga Hydel Power Plant, which Pakistan tried very hard to stop

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate the Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project in northern Kashmir’s Gurez in the first week of May. The 330 MW power project, which has been contested for a long time by Pakistan, was commissioned in stages over the past month. The Kishanganga Hydroelectric Project is a run-of-the-river project that includes a 37-meter high concrete rock ... Read More »

India, China have maturity to sort things out peacefully: Chinese Foreign Ministry after Modi-Xi meet

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping have reached a ‘broad consensus’ during their informal summit in Wuhan, the Chinese Foreign Ministry has said in a statement released early on Monday morning. The statement, which seemed to be a reproduction of a report in the state-owned news agency Xinhua, said the two leaders had agreed to maintain “strategic ... Read More »

PM Modi leaves for India after informal summit with Xi in China

Wuhan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left for India after holding the two-day informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping in the central Chinese city, Wuhan. Modi had arrived in China on Thursday for the unprecedented informal summit with Xi. The Prime Minister held one-on-one talks with Xi which is being seen as an effort by India and China ... Read More »

PM Modi meets and Chinese President Xi Jinping for informal summit

WUHAN: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday met for an informal summit in central China’s Wuhan city. During their summit, the two leaders are expected to work out a consensus between the two countries to resolve a host of issues, including the boundary question. However, no agreement is likely to be signed during the informal talks. ... Read More »

3 Indians sentenced to 517 years jail in fraud case in UAE

DUBAI: A Dubai court sentenced three Indians – including two men and a woman – to 517 years each in jail for swindling thousands of people in a multi-million-dollar fraud case, the UAE media reported. Identified as Sydney Lemos, his wife Valany and Ryan D’Souza were convicted on Sunday by the Dubai Misdemeanours Court in the 515 cases filed against ... Read More »