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  • Scientists discover 150m-year-old marine reptile’s fossil in India

    AHMEDABAD: Indian scientists said on Thursday they had identified a prehistoric marine reptile fossil discovered in a western desert region known as the subcontinent’s Jurassic Park...

    The 150-million-year-old marine reptile known as “ichthyosaur” is the first of its kind found in India and was unearthed by a team of local and German geologists
  • Scientists discover hidden chamber in Great Pyramid

    CAIRO: Scientists have found a hidden chamber in Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza, the first such discovery in the structure since the 19th century and one likely to spark a new surge of interest in the pharaohs...

    In an article published in the journal Nature on Thursday, an international team said the 30-meter (yard) void deep within the pyramid is situated above the structure’s Grand Gallery, and has a similar cross-section
  • Discover the artist in you

    There is much more to painting than just the paints, but we can’t share everything here in one go, so let’s leave the rest for some other time and for you to discover on your own...

    Here are some interesting websites that will help you discover different forms of art, many tips and tutorials, as well as samples to take inspiration from...

  • New York museum lets children discover Muslim culture

    NEW YORK: The United States may have seen an unprecedented anti-Muslim backlash in recent months, but one New York museum has challenged perceptions by teaching children about the wealth and diversity of Islamic culture...

    The Children’s Museum of Manhattan on the Upper West Side has been turned into an indoor playground where children can touch and experiment with artefacts of Muslim culture in a vibrant, colourful exhibition
  • Trump's Islam comments draw attacks as Republicans discover civility

    MIAMI: United States Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump came under fire from his rivals on Thursday for saying Muslims hate the US at a debate where the gut-punching attacks of earlier forums gave way to a suddenly civil tone with a serious focus on the issues...

    Trump, who has voiced skepticism about US military involvement abroad in the past, for the first time said America's effort against the militant Islamic State...
  • Scientists discover three ‘potentially habitable’ planets

    PARIS: An international team of scientists said on Monday they had discovered a trio of Earth-like planets that are the best bet so far for finding life outside our solar system...

    The three orbit an ultracool dwarf star a mere 39 light years away, and are likely comparable in size and temperature to Earth and Venus, they reported in a study, published in Nature
  • 2007-2016: A decade of deadly insurgent attacks across Pakistan

    Here is a list of major attacks against civilians by militant groups in the country since 2007:October 18: Bomb attacks targeting former premier Benazir Bhutto kill 139 people in Karachi as she returns to Pakistan for the first time in eight years...

    May 13: The first attack officially claimed by the Islamic State group in Pakistan kills 45 Shia Muslims in Karachi...

  • Resign or face lawyers' movement bigger than 2007: LHCBA to PM

    In light of the Supreme Court ruling on the Panama Papers case, the Lahore High Court Bar Association (LHCBA) on Saturday gave an ultimatum to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif: resign within a week, or face a lawyers' movement bigger than the one that followed ex-chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry's ouster in 2007...

    The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), PPP and Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) have all demanded that the PM resign until the JIT has...

  • IAAF bans 28 after 2005, 2007 world champions’ retests

    LONDON: The IAAF has initiated disciplinary action against 28 athletes after they retested samples from the 2005 and 2007 world championships with new technology that can uncover previously unde­tectable substances and found 32 adverse doping cases...

    If violations are confirmed, the IAAF said it would correct the record books for the 2005 and 2007 world championships, which were held in Osaka, and re-allocate medals as necessary... ...

  • SC orders govt to implement 2007 Lal Masjid judgment

    ISLAMABAD: Nine years have slipped away, but the bloody events of the 2007 Lal Masjid standoff have refused to recede...

    Describing the perceived lack of implementation on the part of the government as an “enigma”, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the government to explain what steps it has taken to comply with its Oct 2, 2007 judgment...

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