India stands firm on S-400 purchase: Defence needs are determined independently says envoy to Moscow

NEW DELHI: Indian envoy to Moscow Bala Venkatesh Varma has asserted that New Delhi makes its defence choices independently and based on its security needs and its key partners are aware of this fact indicating that the Modi government is going ahead with purchase of S-400 missile defence system considered best in its category. “Foreign…

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Facebook Hands Decision on Trump Ban to Oversight Board

Facebook said on Thursday it was referring its decision to indefinitely suspend the accounts of former US President Donald Trump to its independent oversight board.Trump will remain suspended while the board, a recently created body that can overrule the company’s decisions on content, reviews the decision.Facebook blocked Trump’s access to his Facebook and Instagram accounts…

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IMF’s Chief Economist Gita Gopinath on India’s economic recovery

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NASA astronauts Mike Hopkins and Victor Glover conduct spacewalk to upgrade ISS

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Chanting ‘jai jawan jai kisan’ farmers pour into Delhi on tractors, horses, cranes

NEW DELHI: Chanting ‘rang de basanti’ and ‘jai jawan jai kisan’ numerous farmers rode tractors, motorbikes, horses and even cranes to cross the national capital’s borders into the city for their proposed parade against the three contentious farm laws. Locals stood on both sides of the roads at various locations showering flower petals on the…

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