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US naval ships head toward Korean Peninsula

A United States aircraft carrier-led strike group is headed toward the Western Pacific Ocean near the Korean Peninsula, CNN quoted a US defence official as confirming the same. Admiral Harry......

Strong quake jolts Northern California

A strong earthquake measuring 6 on the richter scale, centredoff the western Pacific coast, hit northern California on Thursday, the United States Geological survey...

A salute to a US commander

US Pacific Fleet commander Admiral Gary Roughead inspects a Navy Guard of Honourat INS Angre, the logistics base of the Western Naval Command in Mumbai on Wednesday. Admiral Roughead, who arrived......

Defence deal may repair India-Russia ties

The $10.5 billion arms and equipment deal helped to arrest the recent drift in the 'special and privileged' strategic partnership, observes Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). IMAGE: Prime Minister......

Why Malabar 2017 is important

'Cooperation at sea involves not just ships going out together and carrying out exercises over a couple of days, but understanding the whys and the wherefores,' points out Vice Admiral Premvir Das......

Biggest health risk: Air pollution killed 7 million in 2012

 Poor and middle-income countries in southeast Asia and the Western Pacific region had the largest air pollution-related burden in 2012. Air pollution killed about 7 million people in 2012,......

Wipro on the prowl in US, Europe

IT major Wipro plans to acquire 9-12 companies in the US, Western Europe and the Asia Pacific region. Due diligence in this regard is on and the deals -- worth $50-200 million (Rs 300-1,000 crore)......

Modi's OBOR counter: Asia-Africa growth corridor, backed by Japan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday pushed for an "Asia-Africa growth corridor" supported by Japan and India -- a pitch coming days after China's ambitious OBOR (One Belt, One Road)......

The rise and fall of the ultra-right

Financial globalisation - or ultra globalisation - has done more harm than good to the majority of economies, say Anshuman Gupta & Karunakar Jha. After Brexit and Donald Trump winning in the US,......

Normal rain prediction lifts business sentiment

The IMD attributed the projection to a weakening of El Niño and the Indian Ocean Dipole turning positive. The monsoon is likely to be just normal at 96 per cent of the Long Period Average......

All you need to know about NBA champion Golden State Warriors

Profile of the Golden State Warriors, who beat the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday to win their second NBA championship in three seasons. IMAGE: Kevin Durant #35 and Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden......

Brazil didn't mess up Olympics, nor did it make most of them

The enduring images of the Games will be not just the great sporting achievements - from US swimmer Michael Phelps' 28th Olympic medal to Usain Bolt's historic sprint 'triple triple' - but also the......

Why the Zika virus is causing alarm

Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spread to many countries in the Americas. IMAGE: Rio 2016......
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gurukul over school, Kautilya over Keynes

Intellectual freedom and awakening – such a simple-sounding concept, isn't it? But as any philosopher will tell you, it is so difficult to... ...

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Modern Samurais

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Kim Jong Un taunts Trump

[U.S.], August 15 (ANI): Kim Jong Un has thrown the gauntlet to Donald Trump, saying that North Korea will wait a little before opting to fire... ...

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Guam leader backs 'punch on the nose' for Pyongyang

Guams leader said today that "sometimes a bully can only be stopped with a punch in the nose", in a spirited defence of President Donald Trumps... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/627993/guam-leader-backs-punch-nose.html
Strong earthquake of magnitude 6.4 jolts Indonesia's Sumatra

[Indonesia], Aug 13 (ANI): An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Sumatra in western Indonesia on Sunday with tremors being felt as far away as... ...

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