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Benazir Bhutto shot dead

27. December 2007

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In a traumatic development, Pakistan People’s Party’s leader and former Prime Minister of the country, Mrs. Benazir Bhutto has been assasinated in a suicide attack while she was returning from from a rally for the elections which are due next month. Two people armed with AK-47 attacked her and a suicide bomber blew himself standing […]

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“First ever” Indo-China joint military exercise

23. December 2007

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The first ever joint military exercise between two future super powers, India and China is under way. The week long anti terror drill codenamed “Hand in hand 2007″ which started on 20-12-07 at Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan province of China marks,in a way, a new beginning in Indo-Sino relationships.About 100 personnels from each […]

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100 reasons why its cool to be a guy

21. December 2007

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100 reasons why it’s cool to be a guy! Phone conversations are over in 30 seconds flat. Movie nudity is virtually all female. You know stuff about tanks. A five-day vacation only requires 1 suitcase. Monday Night Football. You don’t have to monitor your friends sex lives. Your bathroom lines are 80 percent shorter. You […]

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When only mum or dad matters

15. December 2007

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The textbook rule that says activated human genes almost always express both of their copies — the one inherited from mum and that inherited from dad — seems not to be true. Instead, a good chunk of our genome could prefer the ‘single life’, according to new research. Whether the maternal or paternal copy gets […]

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Gene responsible for making us,”once bitten twice shy” identified.

15. December 2007

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Most people tend to learn from their mistakes and avoid a similar fate in the future. Now, researchers have found that the reason we are able to do so, is because of a gene that makes us once bitten, twice shy.The researchers behind the finding are Tilmann Klein and Markus Ullsperger at the Max Planck […]

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