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Under ‘Guidance’ from White House, NASA Says Cooperation With ISRO Remains Intact

Under ‘Guidance’ from White House, NASA Says Cooperation With ISRO Remains Intact

6th April 2019 at 2:03 pm Comments are Disabled

The letter comes days after NASA chief Bridenstine in a town hall meeting criticised India’s anti-satellite missile (ASAT) test because of the debris it generated in the space and its potential threat to the International Space Station. Washington: Apparently under prodding from the White House, NASA has said it willRead More

The Five Men Who Could Succeed Theresa May As British Prime Minister

The Five Men Who Could Succeed Theresa May As British Prime Minister

28th March 2019 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

The race to replace Theresa May – at whatever date she hands over the keys to 10 Downing Street – is nonetheless on. LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May dropped a bombshell Wednesday when she said she will quit before the next phase of Brexit negotiations, bowing to pressure fromRead More

Russia Says Troops Sent To Venezuela In Accordance With “Legal Norms”

Russia Says Troops Sent To Venezuela In Accordance With “Legal Norms”

27th March 2019 at 1:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova accused Washington of “aggressive rhetoric” over the issue in a statement on Tuesday. MOSCOW: Russia on Tuesday said its decision to send military personnel to Venezuela in support of the embattled regime of President Nicolas Maduro was in accordance with the country’s laws, afterRead More

Pentagon Authorises $1 Billion For Donald Trump’s Border Wall

Pentagon Authorises $1 Billion For Donald Trump’s Border Wall

26th March 2019 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

The Department of Homeland Security asked the Pentagon to build 57 miles (92 kilometers) of 18-foot (5.5-meter) fencing, build and improve roads, and install lighting. WASHINGTON: Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said Monday he had authorized $1 billion to build part of the wall sought by President Donald Trump alongRead More

Basharat Bukhari interacts with Malaysian Tourista at Tangmarg

Basharat Bukhari interacts with Malaysian Tourista at Tangmarg

25th March 2019 at 5:26 pm Comments are Disabled

Acquaints them about Shranz fall, Gulmarg-Hygam Tourist Circuit Srinagar, Mar 25 (RNA): National conference leader and former minister Syed Basharat Bukhari monday interacted with a group of foreign tourists  at Tangmarg who were returning from  Ski resort of Gulmarg, and acquainted them about the world famous tourist destination . Mr.Read More

Trump didn’t coordinate with Russia in 2016, Robert Mueller declares in report

Trump didn’t coordinate with Russia in 2016, Robert Mueller declares in report

25th March 2019 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

But while Mr. Mueller was categorical in ruling out criminal collusion, he was more circumspect on presidential obstruction of justice. Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion onRead More

Death Toll in China Chemical Plant Explosion Touches 64, Experts Fear Impact on Environment

Death Toll in China Chemical Plant Explosion Touches 64, Experts Fear Impact on Environment

23rd March 2019 at 4:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Reacting to the accident, Chinese president Xi Jinping instructed local governments and relevant departments to learn the lesson hard, tighten safety hazard check to prevent such accidents. Beijing: The death toll in the powerful explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China climbed to 64 on Friday as a numberRead More

New Zealand bans semi-automatic, assault rifles after mosque shootings

New Zealand bans semi-automatic, assault rifles after mosque shootings

21st March 2019 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

PM Jacinda Ardern said she expects the new laws to be in place by April 11 and buy-back scheme will be established for banned weapons New Zealand will ban military style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country’s worstRead More

At Least 3 Dead, 9 Injured in Netherlands Tram shooting; Turkish-origin Suspect Arrested

At Least 3 Dead, 9 Injured in Netherlands Tram shooting; Turkish-origin Suspect Arrested

19th March 2019 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

“We have just been informed that the suspect has been arrested,” Utrecht police chief Rob van Bree told a news conference. Utrecht: A gunman killed three people and wounded nine others on a tram in the central Dutch city of Utrecht on Monday morning in what the mayor said appearedRead More

New Zealand PM Vows Gun Law Reform After Christchurch Mosque Massacre

New Zealand PM Vows Gun Law Reform After Christchurch Mosque Massacre

16th March 2019 at 12:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Families of the Sandy Hook victims were recently given the green light to sue US gunmaker Remington for knowingly marketing a military grade weapon that is “grossly unsuited” for civilian use and has become the gun of choice for mass killings. Christchurch: New Zealand’s prime minister vowed Saturday to toughenRead More