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france to move proposal at un to put jem chief masood azhar on global terrorist list report

France to move proposal at UN to put JeM chief Masood Azhar on global terrorist list: Report

In a significant development, France will be moving a proposal at the UN in a “couple of days” to ban Masood Azhar, chief of the UN-proscribed JeM which has claimed responsibility of the Pulwama terror strike that left 40 CRPF personnel dead. ........

pakistan s isi aiding pro khalistan group babbar khalsa international to expand presence in britain

Pakistan’s ISI aiding pro-Khalistan group Babbar Khalsa International to expand presence in Britain

An intelligence report has suggested that pro-Khalistan group Babbar Khalsa International is working to strengthen its network across Britain. The report says that Pakistan’s ISI is funding the Babbar Khalsa International group and helping it expand in Britain and other parts of the world. ........

did you know who invented the world s first car

Did You Know Who Invented The World’s First Car?

Well, it is true that there was a time when cars did not even exist and the idea of creating a functional automobile run on fuel and charged by electrical parts on roads had not been materialised yet. ........

india russia formally ink 5 4 billion s 400 air defense system deal kremlin

India, Russia Formally Ink $5.4 billion S-400 Air Defense System Deal - Kremlin

India and Russia signed a $5.4 billion S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile deal on Friday during an annual bilateral meet in New Delhi. The delivery of the five advanced S-400 Triumf squadrons will begin in October 2020, despite the threat of US financial sanctions.........

ethiopia s army chief shot dead by his own bodyguard hours after coup attempt

Ethiopia's Army Chief Shot Dead by His Own Bodyguard Hours After Coup Attempt

Ethiopia's army chief was shot dead by his bodyguard just hours after an attempted coup in Amhara state left the regional president and another top adviser dead, a spokeswoman for the prime minister said Sunday. The spokeswoman Billene Seyoum told journalists a "hit squad" led by Amhara's security chief Asaminew Tsige burst into a meeting on Saturday afternoon, injuring regional president Ambachew Mekonnen and another top official who both died of their wounds. ........

fatf pulls up pak for failure to keep its commitments yet again

FATF pulls up Pak for failure to keep its commitments yet again

The multilateral watchdog placed Pakistan on its “grey list” in June last year for failing to counter fund-raising by groups such as Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM). During an assessment in February, FATF said Pakistan had made “limited progress” in curbing terror financing and failed to show proper understanding of risks posed by banned groups such as Islamic State and al-Qaeda.........

trump abruptly calls off military strikes against iran after approving them

Trump abruptly calls off military strikes against Iran after approving them

President Donald Trump abruptly called off military strikes against Iran on Thursday night after previously approving the strikes in retaliation for Iran shooting down a US military drone. The operation was already underway in its initial stages -- ships were in position and planes were in the air -- but no missiles had been fired when the order came to stand down.........

us bars airlines to fly to india using iranian airspace after iran shoots down drone

US bars airlines to fly to India using Iranian airspace after Iran shoots down drone

The US Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday issued an emergency order prohibiting US operators from flying in an overwater area of Tehran-controlled airspace over the Strait of Hormuz and Gulf of Oman due to heightened tensions. The order came hours after United Airlines suspended flights between New Jersey's Newark airport and the India's financial capital of Mumbai, which fly through Iranian airspace, following a safety review after Iran shot down a high-altitude ........

in big relief for indian techies us says no plans to cap h 1b visa program over data storage debate

In Big Relief for Indian Techies, US Says No Plans to Cap H-1B Visa Program Over Data Storage Debate

The Trump Administration has no plans to place caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally. While an administration's "Buy American Hire American" executive order calls for a broad review of US worker visa programs, including the H-1B program, it was not targeted at a specific country........

airlines to introduce standing seats for fliers on budget

Airlines to introduce standing seats for fliers on budget

At the last Aircraft Interior Expo held in Hamburg, Germany, Aviointeriors introduced the SkyRider 2.0. This year, there is a newer version of these 'seats', the SkyRider 3.0. These new 'seats' are actually 'standing seats'. Have a look at these seats to get a better idea of what your 'Ultra-Basic Economy' ticket will soon give you:........

us tells india it is mulling caps on h 1b visas to deter data rules report

US tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules: Report

The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, widening the two countries’ row over tariffs and trade. The plan to restrict the popular H-1B visa programme, under which skilled foreign workers are brought to the United States each year.........

japan ends tsunami alert after earthquake

Japan ends tsunami alert after earthquake

Tokyo's meteorological agency lifted a tsunami alert after a strong earthquake hit northwestern Japan. Officials originally warned of a 0.2-1.0 meter (0.7-3.3 feet) wave along the northwest coast of Honshu, one of Japan's four main islands where the capital city, Tokyo, is located. Eventually, only small ripples of 10 centimetres were recorded.........

u s china rekindle trade talks ahead of trump xi g20 meeting

U.S., China rekindle trade talks ahead of Trump-Xi G20 meeting

China and the United States are rekindling trade talks ahead of a meeting next week between Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping, cheering financial markets on hopes that an escalating trade war between the two countries would abate. The world’s two largest economies are in the middle of a costly trade dispute that has pressured financial markets and damaged the world economy.........

mh370 pilot was lonely and sad and may have crashed plane in murder suicide

MH370 pilot was 'lonely and sad' and may have 'crashed plane' in murder-suicide

The pilot of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 may have been clinically depressed, leading him to starve the passengers of oxygen and then crash into the sea in a murder-suicide, according to a new account. Friends of the the pilot, Zaharie Ahmad Shah, 53, told aviation specialist William Langewiesche that he had become obsessed with two young models he had seen on the internet after his wife left him, and that he "spent a lot of time pacing empty rooms."........

6 0 magnitude earthquake hits china s sichuan province 12 killed 125 injured

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits China's Sichuan province; 12 killed, 125 injured

A strong earthquake has rattled the Changning county of Yibin in southwest China's Sichuan province, leaving 12 dead and injuring 125 others, according to China's Ministry of Emergency Management. The US Geological Survey has stated that there were two earthquakes, with a quake of magnitude 5.9 which was followed by a smaller one of 5.2 magnitudes, both at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) and centred near Changning county.........

us sending 1 000 additional troops to middle east amid iran tensions

US sending 1,000 additional troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions

The US will send 1,000 additional US forces and more military resources to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran. "The recent Iranian attacks validate the reliable, credible intelligence we have received on hostile behavior by Iranian forces and their proxy groups that threaten United States personnel and interests across the region.........

how will you spend rs 25 trillion on agriculture double farm incomes by 2022 india asked at wto

How Will You Spend Rs 25 Trillion on Agriculture, Double Farm Incomes by 2022, India Asked at WTO

The European Union asked India to explain how Modi proposed to spend Rs 25 trillion ($357.5 billion) on agriculture and rural development, doubling farmers' incomes by 2022 as part of a Rs 100 trillion, five-year infrastructure splurge. The WTO has strict rules about the size and nature of payments, and member governments keep a close watch for any competitors who might be cheating.........

india to overtake china as world s most populous country in 8 years un report

India to Overtake China as World's Most Populous Country in 8 Years: UN Report

India will become the most world’s most populous country overtaking China in just eight years. The Chinese population will decrease by 31.4 million, or around 2.2 per cent, between 2019 and 2050. Meanwhile, the world’s population is expected to increase by two million by 2050, from 7.7 billion today to 9.7 billion.........

argentina does not believe a cyber attack caused massive blackout across south america

Argentina does not believe a cyber attack caused massive blackout across South America

Argentina's energy secretary said he does not believe a cyber attack caused a massive power outage that left tens of millions of people in Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay in darkness for several hours on Sunday. Argentina's President Mauricio Macri called the power outage, which also affected parts of Chile and southern Brazil, "unprecedented" and announced an official investigation into the cause.........

pakistan appoints hardliner lt gen faiz hameed as new chief of spy agency isi

Pakistan Appoints Hardliner Lt Gen Faiz Hameed as New Chief of Spy Agency ISI

Pakistan on Sunday appointed a hardliner general as new chief of the powerful Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency, replacing the agency's current head, Lieutenant General Asim Munir, after only eight months on the job. The agency has long been accused of supporting Islamist militants targeting neighbour and arch-foeIndia as well as sheltering the Afghan Taliban and other militants.........