• BrahMos missile test fired from Sukhoi jet for the first time

    BrahMos missile test fired from Sukhoi jet for the first time

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    The Brahmos cruise missiles have an effective strike range of around 290-300 km. Footage released by the IAF, and shot from an escort plane, showed the missile in free fall before its engine firing and propelling it towards a target. Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman congratulated DRDO and BrahMos. The joint teams of DRDO and NPOM have been congratulated by the Minister of Defence for their accomplishment today.
  • Head of Syrian opposition's HNC resigns: statement

    Head of Syrian opposition's HNC resigns: statement

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    Hijab, a former Syrian prime minister, stepped down on Monday as head of the High Negotiations Committee (HNC) which was formed almost two years ago with Saudi backing to bring together political and armed opponents of Assad. The head of the Syrian opposition's High Negotiations Committee (HNC) resigned on Monday, almost two years after he was picked to chair the Saudi-backed umbrella group that brings together the armed and political opposition to President Bashar al-Assad.
  • Imran Khan takes credit for KP police reforms

    Imran Khan takes credit for KP police reforms

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    He said the provincial government recruited police personnel on the basis of merit. The president of ruling Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz expressed that court decisions in their case came swiftly, wondering that when the decision on "their" cases will come, in a reference to the disqualification petitions filed against the chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Imran Khan and Secretary General Jahangir Tareen.
  • This man hopes his homemade rocket will prove the Earth is flat

    This man hopes his homemade rocket will prove the Earth is flat

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    Hughes buys into the flat-Earth conspiracy theory , according to the AP; indeed, the rocket's chief sponsor is a group called Research Flat Earth. I like to do extraordinary things that no one else can do, and no one in the history of mankind has designed, built and launched himself in his own rocket.
  • Patel reservation agreed to, will support Congress, says Hardik

    Patel reservation agreed to, will support Congress, says Hardik

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    According to the sources, the PAAS had pressed hard for the inclusion of Gajera, who has been supporting the quota stir. However, the party despite the request of the PAAS gave the ticket to Praful "Pappan" Togadia, nephew of VHP leader Pravin Togadia, who has a long association with Congress and this was the main reason to trigger the outburst of the PAAS members.
  • Compass Group plc 13.8% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove

    Compass Group plc 13.8% Potential Upside Indicated by JP Morgan Cazenove

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    Us Bankshares De, a Minnesota-based fund reported 7,473 shares. Big Yellow Group plc (LON:BYG) has 0.00% since November 22, 2016 and is. It has underperformed by 8.64% the S&P500. The rating was maintained by JP Morgan on Friday, April 29 with "Neutral". Aggreko plc (LON:AGK) had its price target lifted by investment analysts at Deutsche Bank AG from GBX 945 ($12.43) to GBX 965 ($12.69) in a research report issued on Monday.
  • 'Butcher of Bosnia' Ratko Mladic found guilty of genocide in The Hague

    'Butcher of Bosnia' Ratko Mladic found guilty of genocide in The Hague

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    In Geneva, UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein called Mladic the "epitome of evil" and said his conviction after 16 years on the run and over four years of trial was a "momentous victory for justice". He was charged with crimes against humanity over the siege of Sarajevo in which 11,000 civilians died from shelling and sniper fire. He was also deemed to be responsible for the massacre at Srebrenica, the worst atrocity in Europe since the Second World War.
  • Brexit could lead to united Ireland, says Richard Haass

    Brexit could lead to united Ireland, says Richard Haass

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    Mr Varadkar's proposal was also "a fundamental breach" of the GFA's three strand approach to Northern Ireland, which requires a Belfast assembly as well as north-south and east west dimensions, he said. "This is a much bigger issue than trade". We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. Earlier this week DUP leader Arlene Foster accused Dublin and Brussels of acting "recklessly" in regard to Northern Ireland and claimed they ...
  • Singer, arrested in Egypt after eating a banana

    Singer, arrested in Egypt after eating a banana

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    It was slammed by local media, with one saying: "Singer Shyma presents a lesson in depravity to youths". She was initially remanded for four days , and prosecutors on Monday ordered her detained for seven days. "I didn't imagine all this would happen and that I would be subjected to such a strong attack from everyone", Shyma wrote on her Facebook page, which has been deleted now.
  • Mueller looking into Kushner's contacts with Israeli officials

    Mueller looking into Kushner's contacts with Israeli officials

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    The probe is looking at whether the president obstructed justice by firing the FBI Director while Comey was leading an investigation into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation. Kushner has repeatedly figured into the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election due to his presence at meetings a year ago with Russian officials and representatives.
  • S.Korea foreign minister in Beijing in effort to fix ties

    S.Korea foreign minister in Beijing in effort to fix ties

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    Wang said China values the ROK pledge that it will not participate in the US -led missile defense system, and will not harm China's security interests with any temporary THAAD deployment. The ministry also said the talks would include "discussions to prepare for our head of state's China visit in December and review various related issues".
  • 30 women, children killed in Adamawa attacks

    30 women, children killed in Adamawa attacks

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    NAN recalls that a suicide bomber who disguised as a worshiper, blew himself up during early morning prayers at a Mosque in Dazala area of Mubi on Tuesday, killing dozens and injuring many others. Boko Haram led suicide bombing have resulted in the death of almost a thousand Nigerians since this year. The group held a swathe of land around the size of Belgium in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states until early 2015 but were forced out by Nigeria's army backed by troops from neighbouring countries.
  • A few morning showers, otherwise a chilly and breezy Wednesday for travels

    A few morning showers, otherwise a chilly and breezy Wednesday for travels

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    Snow on Wednesday should mostly taper off by afternoon. There will be some passing clouds throughout the day and we will warm up to a high of around 66, which is right around average for this time of year. Sunshine will dominate locally, but the winds will crank up as colder air rushes in behind a strong cold front. Clouds will settle in to join us for dinner with the family on Thanksgiving Day , but they should be polite enough to allow for some occasional peeks of sun.
  • Where was Arab League during anti-ISIS war, asks Rouhani

    Where was Arab League during anti-ISIS war, asks Rouhani

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    They called on Tehran to halt its support for Hezbollah in Lebanon, relent provoking unrest in Bahrain, adhere to the Good Neighbor policy, and to stop interfering in the internal affairs of the region. Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman has accused Iran of "direct military aggression" against the kingdom by supplying the Yemeni rebels with ballistic missiles, but Tehran has denied any involvement.
  • US, Mexico, Canada talk NAFTA changes

    US, Mexico, Canada talk NAFTA changes

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    Canada and Mexico are also unhappy about US demands that half the content of North American-built autos come from the United States, coupled with a much higher 85 percent North American content threshold. "If you make a proposal and the other side doesn't respond, what is it you're doing?", the official said. Freeland even said certain proposals could become detrimental to the Canadian auto-industry.
  • Muslim Woman Asked to Remove Burqa at Yogi Adityanath's Rally in Ballia

    Muslim Woman Asked to Remove Burqa at Yogi Adityanath's Rally in Ballia

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    Twenty-four districts of Uttar Pradesh with 1.09 crore voters would elect 4,325 candidates for various positions in the local bodies polls. The poll process would be supervised by 8,000 state government employees. "The BJP candidates will win on all the seats", he said before leaving for Varanasi and Allahabad for campaigning for the remaining phases of the elections.
  • US Navy aircraft with 11 on board crashes into ocean off Okinawa

    US Navy aircraft with 11 on board crashes into ocean off Okinawa

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    Their names were being withheld pending next of kin notification, the 7th Fleet said. The aircraft carrier is conducting search-and-rescue operations. Earlier this year, the Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin was relieved of his duty as the commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet, following a spate of incidents. The Navy has concluded that the collisions were avoidable and resulted from widespread failures by the crews and commanders, who didn't quickly recognize and respond to unfolding emergencies.
  • Look forward to meeting many entrepreneurs in India: Ivanka

    Look forward to meeting many entrepreneurs in India: Ivanka

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    The events, which have been running from September, will make their final stop at Hyderabad on November 26 to 27 leading to the main GES event from November 28 to 30. Women will represent 52.5 per cent of the entrepreneurs, investors and ecosystem supporters at the GES 2017. It is a hunt to identify 50 young emerging and early stage entrepreneurs in Eastern India with a focus on Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal.