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After Trump’s Warning, China Jumps To Defense Of Pak


BEIJING: China defended its ally Pakistan on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump said the United States could no longer be silent about Pakistan’s “safe havens” for terrorists and warned it had much to lose by continuing to “harbour terrorists”. Trump on Monday committed the United States to an open-ended conflict in Afghanistan, signalling he would dispatch more troops to ...

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Infosys To Consider Buyback On Saturday, Shares Surge


Infosys shares surged as much as 4.1 per cent to an intraday high of Rs. 1,014.80 on Thursday after the Bengaluru-based IT outsourcer said that its board will meet on August 19 (Saturday) to consider a share buyback proposal. “We would like to inform you pursuant to regulation………, that the board of directors (“Board”)of Infosys… will consider a proposal for ...

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Pakistan troops violate ceasefire, shell LoC areas in Poonch


Pakistan on Wednesday resorted to firing and shelling on forward posts and civilian areas along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district, prompting the Indian army to give a befitting response. “Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 0534 hours today in Poonch sector along the Line of Control (LoC),” ...

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Serving soldiers will now be the first to board Air India flights


In a first-of-its-kind initiative, Air India has started giving boarding priority to serving Armed Forces personnel from the Army, the Air Force and the Navy. This exercise commenced on Tuesday (August 15), on the occasion of India’s 71st Independence Day, to recognise, respect and honour all our fighting forces of the past, present and future. According to AI CMD Ashwani ...

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Trump’s Claim That US Nuclear Arsenal Is Now ‘Far Stronger And More Powerful’


WASHINGTON: “My first order as President was to renovate and modernize our nuclear arsenal. It is now far stronger and more powerful than ever before.”-President Trump, in a tweet, Aug. 9, 2017 As part of his saber-rattling with North Korea, President Trump made this claim about the U.S. nuclear arsenal. Readers wanted to know: Can the nuclear arsenal be modernized ...

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Why North Korea Threatened Guam, The Tiny US Territory With Big Military Power


North Korea is reviewing plans to strike U.S. military targets in Guam with its medium-range ballistic missiles to create “enveloping fire,” according to state media. KCNA: “The nuclear war hysteria of the U.S. authorities including Trump has reached an extremely reckless and rash phase for an actual war.” – Jonathan Cheng (@JChengWSJ) August 8, 2017 The message came hours after ...

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19-Year-Old Hyderabad Girl Bleeds To Death After Illegal Abortion


HYDERABAD:A 19-year-old engineering student, who was reportedly seven months pregnant, died of excessive bleeding following an illegal abortion at a private nursing home in Hyderabad. The parents say they were unaware of her pregnancy and approached the police on Monday. The police have arrested the doctor and the man who had accompanied her to the hospital. They have booked the ...

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