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India Had 3 Migration Waves from Africa, Iran, Central Asia in Last 50000 Years: New Study

 ARCHAEOGENETICIST MARINE SILVA FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF HUDDERSFIELD PINPOINTS INDIAN ORIGINS USING TODAY’S POPULACE. CREDIT: UNIVERSITY OF HUDDERSFIELD Indian Subcontinent harbours huge genetic diversity giving rise to an area of huge controversy among scholars and scientists over their origin and now a University of Huddersfield PhD student tried to answer the question using genetic evidence. A problem confronting archaeogenetic research ...

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US Govt Employees Data Hacked, China Rejects Reports of Chinese Hackers Behind it

Despite strong antidote to Chinese hacking attempts last year over North Korean hackers taking down Sony and other major websites, hackers again attacked the US Office of Personnel Management compromising information on government workers, government employee records and security clearances. The role of Chinese hackers is serious suspected by the US law enforcement sources who told Reuters that a “foreign ...

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Iran launches its 4th satellite into space

Iran on Monday launched its fourth satellite into space, a media report said. The satellite is named ‘Fajr’ to mark the ten-day celebrations following the 1979 Islamic Revolution, IRNA news reported. Fajr is the fourth Iranian-made satellite put into orbit. Equipped with GPS navigation system, the satellite was put into orbit aboard the ‘Safir’ launch vehicle.(IANS)

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US imposes new sanctions on Iran: Full Statement

The United States has tightened several sanctions against Iran on Tuesday to confront the threat posed by Iran and increase pressure on Iran to comply with the full range of its international obligations and to address the international community’s longstanding concerns regarding its nuclear program. These steps include: expanding sanctions to target the supply of goods, services, technology, or support ...

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US-Iran flip-flop drama on hostages remains thorny

Thirty-two years ago, Iran held the US embassy staff hostage for over 444 days coinciding with the so-called Islamic Revolution led by cleric Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The hostage drama which was led by student leaders, including the present Iranian President  Ahmedinejad. The trick had worked for Tehran while it showed the shallow diplomacy by Washington in such situations. The US ...

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Germany, EU demand Iran to free pastor Nadarkhani

Germany, one of the few countries with diplomatic ties with Iran, has asked Iran to stay the execution of a pastor who refused to re-convert to Islam. German diplomat Boris Ruge has summoned the Iranian charge d’affaires in Berlin on Thursday and demanded the death penalty on Youssef Nadarkhani be lifted and he should be freed. “In light of the ...

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