No border clashes with Pakistan: Iran commander

The Islamic Republic of Iran has denied any exchange of fire with Pakistani troops along the border.

Human-elephant conflict in Sri Lanka claims lives of over 60 people and 250 elephants annually

Every year around 60-70 persons are killed as a result of human-elephant conflict and about 250 elephants die due to various reasons, the Wildlife Resources Conservation Minister Gamini Vijith Vijayamuni Zoysa said in parliament.

No Indian university on top 200 list

Not a single Indian higher education institution has made it to the top 200 of the QS World University Rankings, which were released on Tuesday morning.

Poverty, child, maternal deaths high in India: U.N. report

India continues to battle poverty, child and maternal deaths, according to a United Nations report on the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) that said while several key global targets have been met, more sustained effort is needed to cover disparities by the 2015 deadline.

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