Splashed in bright colors, sporting swank ballrooms and lavish apartments, new mansions are popping up in poor neighborhoods in the Bolivian highlands, built by the booming nouveau riche of the indigenous Aymara.
Cricket Australia has said it is open to a Maori team joining their annual Imparja Cup festival for indigenous sides at a future date as steps towards a revival of a representative team gathers pace in New Zealand.
India successfully conducted the third developmental trial in four days of its indigenously developed beyond visual range air-to-air missile `Astra` on Monday from the integrated test range at Chandipur, 15 km from here.
The Indian Navy added to its striking capabilities on Saturday by commissioning its second indigenously designed and built warship, INS Satpura, a multi-role combatant stealth frigate that can hoodwink enemy and catch him off-guard.
Around 17,000 people from an
indigenous group in western Mexico have blocked access to
their community and declared a "state of siege" against armed
groups protecting illegal loggers, a spokesman said.
The Indian Space Research
Organisation (ISRO) is planning to relaunch the Geosynchronous
Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) with a home-grown cryogenic
engine in a year`s time after the failure in April this year.
The maiden test flight of the
most advanced of the nine `Tejas` aircraft was today
successfully carried out, bringing the indigenous Light Combat
Aircraft (LCA) programme "very close" to the Initial