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  • Central Asian glaciers shrinking fast: study

    PARIS: Central Asian glaciers have melted at four times the global average since the early 1960s, shedding 27 per cent of their mass, according to a study released on Monday...

    By 2050, warmer temperatures driven by climate change could wipe out half the remaining glacier ice in the Tien Shan mountain range, reported the study, published in Nature Geoscience...

  • Seven Asian teams to compete in kabbadi event at Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Seven Asian teams including India will participate in the third edition of Asian Kabaddi Cup, slated to be held here at POF Wah Cantt from May 2-6...

    To a query, the secretary said that event is recognised by International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) and the Asian Kabaddi Federation...

  • Representatives of 23 Asian countries meet in Islamabad to mull EU-like bloc

    Over 70 representatives of 23 Asian countries met in Islamabad on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of creating a regional bloc similar to the European Union (EU) during a conference hosted by the Senate...

    India and Afghanistan both sent envoys to the conference ? a three-day meeting of a special committee on the creation of Asian Parliament and Asian Parliamentary Standing Committee on Political Affairs ? which comes amid...

  • UAE's MBF Group to build medical city in Islamabad

    Dubai-based MBF Group has signed an agreement to build an integrated medical city within the 100,000 square metre Gulberg Greens housing project in Islamabad, Gulf News reported on Sunday...

    The project will be undertaken by MBF Group, which operates in the fields of healthcare, IT and retail, in collaboration with Ibchez Housing and Nixon...

  • Native Americans’ ancestors left Siberia 23,000 years ago: study

    “Our study presents the most comprehensive picture of the genetic prehistory of the Americas to date,” said Maanasa Raghavan, one of the study’s lead authors...

    The second study showed that, surprisingly, some Amazonians descend from forefathers more closely related to the indigenous peoples of Australia, New Guinea and the Andaman Islands than present-day fellow Native Americans...

  • Malia Obama to study at Harvard

    WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama’s daughter Malia will take a year off after graduating high school in June before attending Harvard University in 2017, the president and his wife said on Sunday in a long-awaited announcement...

    Harvard encourages admitted students to defer for one year to travel, pursue a special project or activity, work, or spend time in another meaningful way
  • Chinese athletes to dominate at Rio Olympics: study

    SYDNEY: China is on track to return to the top of the medals table at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics next year ahead of the United States and Russia, according to a benchmark study released by the Australian Olympic Committee on Wednesday...

    The annual study, which analyses the results in Olympic events at world championships and other elite events, gave China 39 gold medals based on the performances of its athletes in 2015...

  • AJK legislators off to US on ‘study tour’

    MUZAFFARABAD: A parliamentary delegation from Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) is to visit the US for a weeklong ‘study tour’...

    LA Speaker Sardar Ghulam Sadiq maintained that the tour was “primarily a study tour, like those regularly undertaken by members of the national and provincial assemblies”...

  • Julius Caesar may have suffered mini-strokes: study

    “To date, possible cardiovascular explanations have always been ruled out on the grounds that until his death he was supposedly otherwise physically well during both private and stately affairs,” said an excerpt of the study written by Francesco Galassi and Hutan Ashrafian...

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