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Trump to get his military parade, but no tanks involved

The United States Department of Defense is all set to fulfil President Donald Trump’s dream of carrying out a military parade in Washington DC. The route will be from the White House to the......

3 Sikh soldiers sue Department of Defence to keep articles of faith

Three Sikh soldiers on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Department of Defence seeking to serve in the US armed forces without being forced to compromise with their articles of faith like......

US moves forward on $855 mn gun deal with India

The United States Department of Defence has notified the Congress the sale of 145 state-of-the-art 155mm towed Howitzers to India worth about $885 million. The Indian government has requested a......

US official line: How Osama was shot and buried

Following is the transcript of the US Department of Defence background briefing with senior defence officials from the Pentagon and senior Intelligence officials by telephone on US operations......

Pentagon may allow Sikhs to join US army

Following an outcry from the Sikh community, the United States Defence Department has decided to review its policy, which prevents Sikhs from joining the country's armed forces. On behalf of......

Are we Indians technology-averse?

Some examples that show we may be call for introspection, says Ajit Balakrishnan.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Just the other day, a very senior banker I was in conversation with said to......

10 economic commandments for Modi

Instead of a consumption stimulus the government must address the NPA issue on a war footing and invest in infrastructure, affordable housing and exports, says Sanjeev Nayyar. Illustration: Dominic......

Why BJP's landslide victory in UP will not spur reforms

If the Modi government’s approach to economic policy making is any indication, expectations of a sudden spurt in economic reforms after the assembly election results appear to be grossly......

Meet the man behind GST's IT backbone

GSTN CEO Prakash Kumar tells Sudipto Dey how information technology can improve service delivery of government departments. IMAGE: GSTN CEO Prakash Kumar has earlier worked closely with setting up......

The great Indian debate: Do mobile towers really cause cancer?

Mobile tower radiation reaching us is more than a thousand times weaker than that from the handsets we use and the Indian standards are 10 times more stringent than the global norms recommended by......

Australian women crush India, seal series

IMAGE: Australia lead three-match series 2-0. Photograph: ICC/Twitter The Southern Stars from Australia reasserted their supremacy with a comprehensive 60-run victory against Indian women as they......

After IPL snub Pujara returns to English county cricket

'Each time I've played county cricket it has improved me as a player.' Gareth Copley/Getty ImagesIndia Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara has signed for a second stint with English county Yorkshire to......

Sports Shorts: Bengaluru whip Mumbai to top ISL table

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Thursday IMAGE: Sunil Chhetri takes the spot kick and converts it. Photograph: ISL Media Sunil Chhetri showed his goal-scoring......

'You won't win every tournament unless you are Federer'

'You don't peak every week. One has to keep playing.''It's a sport where you have to play at least 25, 30 weeks a year.''You have to keep your head down and go with the flow.' Some of tennis's......

Ranji round-up: Patient Lad helps Mumbai eke out draw against Baroda

A round-up of results of Ranji matches played on Sunday IMAGE: Mumbai's Siddhesh Lad in action during the Ranji Trophy match against Baroda at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on Sunday. Photograph:......
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US approves USD 1 billion arms deal for Saudi Arabia

[USA], Mar 23 (ANI): The US State Department on Thursday approved a nearly USD one billion deal in new arms sales for Saudi Arabia and notified the... ...
US official, Taiwanese president to speak at Taipei event

A senior US official will speak alongside Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen at an event in Taipei on Wednesday, just days after President Donald... ...
US won't resume security aid to Pak till it allays concerns on terror safe havens

The US will not resume security aid to Pakistan until it addresses America's concerns on terrorist safe havens, the Pentagon said, underlining that... ...
China's missile man is new defence minister

China appointed a former missile unit commander as its new defence minister on Monday, whose first guest of honour could be his Indian counterpart... ...
Vardhan invokes Hawking's name to claim Vedas contain theories superior to Einstein formula

Days after Stephen Hawkings death, Union Science Minister Harsh Vardhan claimed the celebrated British physicist on record stated that Vedas might... ...

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