Government has started on wrong foot on CDS appointment

The Congress today raised several questions over the appointment of Gen Bipin Rawat as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), saying the government has started on a ‘wrong foot’ on the issue Continue Reading

5 killed in Somalia car bombing

A police officer says a car bomb has detonated at a security checkpoint in Somalia’s capital, killing at least five people.

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US civilian killed in rocket attack

A rocket attack in northern Iraq killed an American contractor and wounded several military personnel on Friday, the US-led coalition against the Islamic State jihadist group said. Continue Reading

United Nations condemns abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya

The UN General Assembly approved a resolution on Friday strongly condemning human rights abuses against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims and other minorities, including arbitrary arrests, torture, rape and deaths in detention Continue Reading

IS claims Nigerian attack

Jihadists aligned to the Islamic State group have released a video claiming to show the execution of 11 Christians in restive northeast Nigeria.

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Mars 2020 rover to seek ancient habits, human missions : NASA

The Mars 2020 rover, which sets off for the Red Planet next year, will not only search for traces of ancient life, but pave the way for future human missions, NASA scientists said as they unveiled the vehicle.

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