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New beast: Astronomers detect another rare blue optical transient in the universe, 500 million-light-years-away
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New beast: Astronomers detect another rare blue optical transient in the universe, 500 million-light-years-away

This explosion has taken scientists by surprise because of its speed and heaviness of the material outflows.

Violent crash of two galaxies, the Milky way and Sagittarius, might have helped in the creation of our solar system
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Violent crash of two galaxies, the Milky way and Sagittarius, might have helped in the creation of our solar system

The twi galaxies first crashed more than six billion years ago and two other times which created a burst of Milky Way star formation.

Russia defence ministry says two dead, six injured in blast during equipment test at military base in Arkhangelsk region
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Russia defence ministry says two dead, six injured in blast during equipment test at military base in Arkhangelsk region

The explosion took place during an equipment test at a military base in the far north of Russia, ministry officials said

Man killed in explosion near Congress MLA's Munirathna Bengaluru home; legislator says he knew victim's family
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Man killed in explosion near Congress MLA's Munirathna Bengaluru home; legislator says he knew victim's family

A man was killed in an explosion at the posh Vyalikaval area near the residence of Congress MLA Munirathna on Sunday morning, police said.

Sri Lanka: Explosives recovered from backyard of Welipenna mosque by special task force, police
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Sri Lanka: Explosives recovered from backyard of Welipenna mosque by special task force, police

Explosives were recovered from the backyard of a mosque at Welipenna on Friday night during a joint operation carried out by the Special Task Force and the police,

Sri Lanka blasts: Sirisena denies reports on Muslims fleeing parts of country, claims request for 'face veil' ban came from community leaders
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Sri Lanka blasts: Sirisena denies reports on Muslims fleeing parts of country, claims request for 'face veil' ban came from community leaders

President Maithripala Sirisena denied reports claiming that hundreds of Muslim refugees fled Negombo and other parts of the country in the aftermath of the Easter blasts in Sri Lanka while claiming support from Muslim community in the 'face veil' ban

Road to Colombo's Carnage
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Road to Colombo's Carnage

Islam, Christianity and Colonialism collided with greed in the Indian Ocean, creating an ideological storm that is far from spent. Islam arrived on the island around 9CE, and local monarchs encouraged the traders to marry into the community. But the arrival of European powers in 1505 gave rise to the anti-Muslim hostility

Sri Lanka blasts: UN confirms at least 45 children killed in explosions; Colombo Police issues alert for van carrying explosives
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Sri Lanka blasts: UN confirms at least 45 children killed in explosions; Colombo Police issues alert for van carrying explosives

Sri Lanka has named the local Islamist group, National Thowheeth Jama'ath (NTJ), as the chief suspect for the violence that has sparked local and international outrage.

Sri Lanka bomb blasts updates: UN chief condemns terror attack; three Indian nationals killed, says Sushma Swaraj
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Sri Lanka bomb blasts updates: UN chief condemns terror attack; three Indian nationals killed, says Sushma Swaraj

Sri Lanka blasts live updates: The Kerala Chief Minister's office said that an Indian national was killed in the serial blasts that took place in Sri Lanka. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has extended assistance to the deceased's family, according to media reports.

Sri Lanka blasts leave 207 dead: Theresa May calls attack 'appalling', Australian PM Scott Morrison terms it 'terrorist attack'
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Sri Lanka blasts leave 207 dead: Theresa May calls attack 'appalling', Australian PM Scott Morrison terms it 'terrorist attack'

The blasts in Sri Lanka killed more than 160 people on Sunday, including dozens of foreigners - with British, Dutch and American citizens believed to be among them.

Sri Lanka blasts: Narendra Modi terms explosions barbaric; Sushma Swaraj says 'closely monitoring' situation in Colombo
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Sri Lanka blasts: Narendra Modi terms explosions barbaric; Sushma Swaraj says 'closely monitoring' situation in Colombo

The first explosions in Sri Lanka were reported at St Anthony's Shrine, a church in Colombo and St Sebastian's Church in the town of Negombo just outside the capital.

Sri Lanka bomb blasts: 207, including at least 27 foreigners, killed in multiple explosions in churches and hotels
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Sri Lanka bomb blasts: 207, including at least 27 foreigners, killed in multiple explosions in churches and hotels

Shortly after those blasts in the churches of Sri Lanka were reported, police confirmed three hotels in the capital had also been hit, along with a church in the town of Batticalao, in the east of the country.

Samjhauta Express bombing case: NIA court in Panchkula acquits all four key accused, cites lack of sufficient evidence
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Samjhauta Express bombing case: NIA court in Panchkula acquits all four key accused, cites lack of sufficient evidence

All four accused persons in the 2007 Samjhauta train bombing case, Swami Aseemanand, Lokesh Sharma, Kamal Chauhan and Rajinder Chaudhary, on Wednesday were acquitted by a special NIA Court in Panchkula.

Ten killed in explosion at carpet shop in UP's Bhadohi city; store suspected to be a front for fireworks factory
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Ten killed in explosion at carpet shop in UP's Bhadohi city; store suspected to be a front for fireworks factory

Bhadohi locals have claimed that the store owner was also in the business of illegal firecrackers, adding that some could be trapped under the debris following the blast,

Bangladesh fire: At least 70 killed, several injured as massive blaze rages through chemical factory in Dhaka
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Bangladesh fire: At least 70 killed, several injured as massive blaze rages through chemical factory in Dhaka

Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina mourned the casualties and ordered the best possible treatment for those injured.

12 students injured after mysterious blast at school in Kashmir's Pulwama; police trying to ascertain nature of explosion
India

12 students injured after mysterious blast at school in Kashmir's Pulwama; police trying to ascertain nature of explosion

The school has been identified as Falahi-i-Milat at Narbal. Almost all schools in the state remain closed for winter vacations at this time of the year. So it is not known whether the institute was open or special classes were being held for the students

Car bomb explodes near Russian embassy in Damascus: No fatalities reported in third such explosion in Adawi area within a week
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Car bomb explodes near Russian embassy in Damascus: No fatalities reported in third such explosion in Adawi area within a week

A bomb attack hit the Adawi area in Syria’s capital Damascus, in a location near the embassy of Russia

Four dead, 36 injured after blast in Paris bakery; explosion due to gas leak, says prosecutor
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Four dead, 36 injured after blast in Paris bakery; explosion due to gas leak, says prosecutor

The police added that the blast took place around 9 am in the Rue de Trevise bakery

Pakistan accuses RAW of involvement in attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi, India says charge 'fabricated, scurrilous'
India

Pakistan accuses RAW of involvement in attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi, India says charge 'fabricated, scurrilous'

Karachi police chief Amir Shaikh claimed that the attack on the Chinese consulate in the Pakistani city was planned in Afghanistan and executed with the help of RAW.

IED blast in Pakistan's Peshawar injures six, including woman; police say 8-10 kg of explosive material used
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IED blast in Pakistan's Peshawar injures six, including woman; police say 8-10 kg of explosive material used

At least six people, including a woman, sustained injuries in an IED blast that took place in Kali Bari market area of Peshawar city on Saturday. The explosive material was kept inside a car that was parked near a mosque.