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Modi pledges development with Hindu nationalism

NEW DELHI: India’s prime ministerial frontrunner Narendra Modi pledged good governance and development Monday as he released his party’s delayed manifesto that also included controversial Hindu nationalist policies. Modi and other Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders unveiled their blueprint for … read more

Watch stunning footage of a solar flare

Looking for some spectacular bursts of radiation to go with your morning coffee? You’re in luck. NASA has released some stunning video footage of a recent solar flare eruption. The midlevel solar flare erupted on April 2. The footage, released by NASA … read more

Polls a step forward in power transfer: Ban

WASHINGTON (Pajhwok): The UN secretary-general on Sunday congratulated Afghans for the successful conduct of elections, noting the polls marked an important step forward in first democratic transition of power in the country. His spokesperson quoted Ban Ki-moon as saying: “The … read more