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So much for the #Resistance! While all eyes were on impeachment hearing, House re-authorized PATRIOT Act

So much for the #Resistance! While all eyes were on impeachment hearing, House re-authorized PATRIOT Act

So much for the #Resistance! While all eyes were on impeachment hearing, House re-authorized PATRIOT Act House Democrats have slipped an unqualified renewal of the draconian PATRIOT Act into an emergency funding bill – voting near-unanimously for sweeping surveillance carte blanche that was the basis for the notorious NSA program. A three-month reauthorization of the notorious PATRIOT Act was shoehorned […]

Nuclear-capable missile Prithvi-2 test-fired at night

Nuclear-capable missile Prithvi-2 test-fired at night

India successfully test-fired on Wednesday night its indigenously developed nuclear capable surface-to-surface Prithvi-2 missile as part of a user trial by the army from a test range off Odisha coast, an official of the Interim Test Range said. “Two Prithvi-2 missiles were test fired consecutively and both tests met all parameters,” the official said from the ITR at Chandipur. The […]

3 Rafale jets handed over to IAF by France: Govt

3 Rafale jets handed over to IAF by France: Govt

Three Rafale fighter jets have been handed over to the Indian Air Force and are being used to train IAF pilots and technicians in France, the government said on Wednesday. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh received the first Rafale jet at an air base in France on October 8. The first batch of four Rafale aircraft will arrive in India by […]

Wrong narrative? AFP & Reuters scrub story about 100,000 detained migrant children after UN says it happened on Obama’s watch

Wrong narrative? AFP & Reuters scrub story about 100,000 detained migrant children after UN says it happened on Obama’s watch

Wrong narrative? AFP & Reuters scrub story about 100,000 detained migrant children after UN says it happened on Obama’s watch Several news agencies have opted to delete a story stating that 100,000 migrant children were detained in US border facilities after the United Nations clarified that the number is years old, predating the age of Trump. After media outlets published […]

Govt admits to cyber-attack on Kudankulam nuke plant

Govt admits to cyber-attack on Kudankulam nuke plant

Amid reports of a cyber attack on the Kudankulam nuclear power plant, Union minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday told Lok Sabha that “if at all an error like this happened, it was confined to the administrative block”. The Nuclear Power Corporation of India, a public sector undertaking under the Department of Atomic Energy, had recently admitted of a malware attack […]