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Beijing slams ‘hidden agenda’ behind Hong Kong ‘human rights act’ as US Senate votes unanimously in favor

Beijing slams ‘hidden agenda’ behind Hong Kong ‘human rights act’ as US Senate votes unanimously in favor

Beijing slams ‘hidden agenda’ behind Hong Kong ‘human rights act’ as US Senate votes unanimously in favor The US Senate has approved a Hong Kong “human rights” bill by unified vote which would empower the State Department to grade the territory’s “autonomy” and levy sanctions on foreign officials if Washington deems it insufficient. The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vikram hard-landed within 500 mts of target: Govt

Vikram hard-landed within 500 mts of target: Govt

Chandrayaan-2‘s Vikram lander hard-landed as reduction in velocity during its descent was more than the designed parameters, the government said on Wednesday throwing more light on ISRO‘s dashed hopes of making a soft landing on the lunar surface in its maiden attempt. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Jitendra Singh, the minister of state in […]