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Missing Link Between Humans, Apes Could be Unique African Chimp: Experts

Close on the heels of making it to news when visiting US President Barack Obama was introduced to “Lucy” — the 3.2 million-year-old Australopithecus afarensis discovered in Ethiopia in 1974, Africa has again made an overwhelming announcement that its scientists were able to find the missing link in human evolution. A team of paleoanthropologists—including Zeray Alemseged, the senior curator of ...

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Modi ‘name-striped suit’ sold for Rs.1.21 crore at auction

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s famous ‘name-striped’ jacket stole the show at the three-day charity auction that began in Surat on Wednesday, with a businessman bidding around Rs.1.21 crore for the attire. Sported by Modi when US President Barack Obama visited India in January, the suit was among the 450 items that went under the hammer Wednesday, evoking huge enthusiasm among ...

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White House highlights Obama trip with pics and fun video

The White House posted the highlights of President Barack Obama’s visit to India with several pictures and a light hearted video report anchored by Indian-American Hollywood star Kal Penn. First Lady Michelle Obama @FLOTUS tweeted followers Thursday to “Check out the photos of the President and First Lady at the Republic Day parade in India at go.wh.gov/ij5fVCa¿ Titled “Chalein saath ...

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Modi Moves Decisively to Replace Sujatha Singh with S. Jaishankar to Head MEA

  Despite rancour and rumbling from the IFS ranks, Narednra Modi government moved decisively to replace Sujatha Singh as Secretary of the Ministry of External Affairs with known successful aspirant S. Jaishankar. What Manmohan Singh government could not do last year despite preference for S. Jaishankar, the Modi government has shown the diplomats who the boss is and what he ...

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10 Interesting Highlights During Obama Visit

US President Barack Obama’s three-day visit to the country for the Republic Day celebration has come to an end with his last engagement, addressing people at Delhi Siri Fort today. While Barack Obama and Michelle left to Saudi Arabia today by Air Force One, here is some of the interesting facts in regard to his visit. • Obama’s security was ...

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‘The World Will Be Better If We Stand Together,’ Says Obama

US President Barack Obama on Tuesday said that India can be America’s best partner, emphasizing that “the world will be better if we stand together.” Addressing people at Delhi’s Siri Fort Auditorium, Obama began his speech with Namaste. Talking on India and America, the US President said relationship between India and US can be one the defining partnership of the ...

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Obama Meets Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi in Hotel

US President Barack Obama met a four-member Congress delegation, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh, party president Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi, and former union minister Anand Sharma on Monday afternoon after witnessing the 66th Republic Day parade, said a party leader. The Congress Party , now in opposition, called on the visiting US president at the ITC Maurya hotel ...

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Obama visit Day 1: Officials too face security heat (Sidelights)

Common citizens were not the only ones who faced problems due to the unprecedented security net cast around Hyderabad House and areas near India Gate in the national capital before the India-US summit level talks. Eyewitnesses said Indian Ambassador to the United States S. Jaishanker and Joint Secretary (America) Vinay Kwatra of the External Affairs Ministry had a tough time ...

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Obama Visit Day 1 in Photos

US President Barack Obama visited India on Sunday and the entire day was hectic with visits to Rajghat and Rastrapati Bhavan, besides the diplomatic parleys taken up at Hyderabad House in New Delhi. Obama praised Narendra Modi for his “legendary work ethic”, and described him as tough and stylish. He praised the Indian prime minister’s sartorial elegance and said he ...

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