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India looks to make $25B from defense production by 2025

The Indian government on Monday introduced a new draft policy that sets a $25 billion defense production target, including making $5 billion from exports, by 2025.

August 11, 2020


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Kozhikode plane crash: Flight was shaking, it was a nightmare, recount survivors

Survivors of the Air India Express plane crash recounted on Saturday the horror and ordeal that unfolded as the aircraft with 190 people on board skidded off the runaway at the Kozhikode airport and broke into two, killing at least 18 people.

August 09, 2020


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Large fire in closed market in Ajman, UAE, under control: police

A large fire which broke out on Wednesday evening at a market in the emirate of Ajman in the United Arab Emirates caused no injuries or deaths and had been brought under control, the head of Ajman police said.

August 06, 2020


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Beirut explosions: Huge blasts rock Lebanon's capital, killing at least 78 and wounding more than 4,000

Massive explosions shook Lebanon's capital Beirut on Tuesday in a blast that has killed 78, with many more fatalities feared to come.

August 05, 2020


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'Significant numbers' of ISIS terrorists in Kerala, Karnataka: UN report on terrorism

United Nations: A UN report on terrorism has warned that there are "significant numbers" of ISIS terrorists in Kerala and Karnataka, noting that the al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent terror group, which reportedly has between 150 and 200 militants from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar, is planning attacks in the region.

July 27, 2020


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Indian Navy Completes “Operation Samudra Setu”

Operation Samudra Setu, which was launched on 05 May 2020 as part of the national effort to repatriate Indian citizens from overseas during the COVID-19 pandemic has culminated after successfully bringing 3,992 Indian citizens back to their homeland by sea.

July 20, 2020


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The outbreak at U.S. Marine Corps facilities has raised concerns on the island.

A major outbreak of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, has added a new dimension to contentious U.S.-Japan alliance politics in Okinawa.

July 16, 2020


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IN THE DOCK British Army major general faces court martial for first time since 1815 over ‘illegal private school fees claim’

Nick Welch is accused of illegally claiming around £50,000 in allowances to send one of his children to a private school.

July 12, 2020


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Drug trafficking could be putting ‘fragile fisheries’ at risk, study says

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July 09, 2020


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Oxford University expert believes

Coronavirus may have lain dormant across the world and emerged when environmental conditions were right for it to thrive - rather than starting in China, an Oxford University expert believes.

July 06, 2020