India emerging as important regional partner for US: Tillerson

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India is emerging as a very important regional strategic partner for the US that can help modernise Afghanistan both politically and economically, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said today.Tillersons remarks came after President Donald Trump unveiled the US strategy in Afghanistan which include...

Piracy, copyright violation sources of terror funding: Rajnath Singh

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Piracy and copyright violations are sources of terror financing and money laundering, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today while announcing a special course in all police training colleges on intellectual property rights (IPR). The training, he said, will sensitise policemen about the crimes th...

US, North Korea clash at UN forum over nuclear weapons

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North Korea and the United States clashed at a UN forum on Tuesday over their military intentions towards one another, with Pyongyang’s envoy declaring it would “never” put its nuclear deterrent on the negotiating table. Japan, well within reach of North Korea’s missiles, said the world must main...

Searches on at New Delhi railway station after bomb call

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The New Delhi Railway station authorities along with railway police are carrying out searches in all trains arriving and departing the station following a bomb call on Monday. The call was received at 4.10 a.m. and said the bomb was placed inside one of the trains at the station, a senior railway...

Air-conditioned jackets for Indian special forces soon: Goa CM Parrikar

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Panaji: Trials for introducing air-conditioned jackets for the Indian Special Forces soldiers are on, former defence minister and Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar has said. "In a Special Forces operation, there is extensive exercise. Body heats up, he (soldier) is very uncomfortable. At that t...

‘Iraq begins battle to retake Tal Afar, Islamic State bastion near Mosul’

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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced early on Sunday the start of a battle to retake Tal Afar, a key Northern Iraqi bastion of the Islamic State (IS) group and one of their last remaining strongholds in the region. The announcement comes a month after the capture by Iraqi forces of seco...