LONDON: The Prime Minister, Mr David Cameron today lauded the efforts of the hundreds of Sikhs and other people of Indian origin who gathered outside the Guru Singh Sabha gurdwara over the last 48 hours to protect it from rioting mobs on the streets of London.
LONDON: Police began raiding houses across London on Thursday to make arrests over the riots that rocked the British capital, with more than 100 warrants issued already, a senior Scotland Yard officer said.
SAN SEBASTIAN (SPAIN): A pendant some 25,000-years old has been found in northern Spain’s Basque region by archaeologists.
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Prime Minister, Mr Yousuf Raza Gilani has announced an endowment fund of Rs 200 million for the welfare of journalists.
LONDON: The British Prime Minister, Mr David Cameron on Tuesday vowed to unleash the “full force” of law on the “thugs” responsible for one of the worst rioting on Britain’s streets, and said the Parliament will be recalled for a special session to discuss the conflagration.
WASHINGTON: The US and Russia will continue talks on the issue of a proposed European missile shield in St Petersburg (August 11-12), the US department of state has said.
Meteorites were possibly the source of first life on earth, says a new research. Scientists have been trying for long to figure out whether nucleobases, our genetic building blocks, rode to earth on meteorites, especially the organic rich ones called carbonaceous chondrites.
Scientists have unearthed a vital clue that could help them decimate malaria-causing mosquito populations by rendering males genetically sterile.
DAMASCUS: Saudi Arabia recalled its envoy to Syria in a major escalation of international pressure on Monday after security forces killed more than 50 people and the regime defended its crackdown on “outlaws”.
COPLEY (OHIO): A gunman has shot nine people and killed seven -- including three children -- before police shot him dead in a small town in Ohio, officials said.