Dominican Republic PM writes to Prime Minister Modi seeking assistance on vaccination

New Delhi, Jan 20: Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit of the Dominican Republic has written to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi seeking 70,000 doses of Covaxin to fight the ongoing pandemic.

The letter comes in the backdrop of India flying the COVID-19 vaccine to Bhutan and Maldives today.

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India’s intent on offensive operations showcased by Army’s drone swarms

New Delhi, Jan 16: The Indian Army on Friday carried out a live demonstration of Drone Swarming capability using 75 indigenously designed and developed drones which executed an array of Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled simulated offensive missions and close support tasks during the Army Day Parade held at Delhi Cantt on 15 January 2021.

The Army Day parade in Delhi saw 75 small to medium size drones execute several Artificial Intelligence enabled simulated offensive and combat support operations. These ranges from Kamikaze strikes to paradrop and hover and drop missions.

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How the Gwadar Port has become a safe haven for drug traffickers

New Delhi, Jan 06: A major operation carried out by the Sri Lankan Navy in which drugs worth over Rs 600 million was seized once again points to the hand of the ISI, which has been operating in the region to raise funds for terror.

In an operation carried out in the sea area of Negombo, the Navy seized Crystal Methamphetamine (100 kgs) and Hashish (80 kgs). Four persons were also apprehended and a multiway fishing trawler used in the operation was also seized.

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As President Xi’s efforts in Nepal flop, China to continue covert ops in Himalayan nation

New Delhi, Jan 02: The efforts by China to broker peace in Nepal have failed, but President Xi Jinping continues with covert ops to ensure that normalcy in the political circles in Kathmandu returns.

The Chinese team led by Vice Minister of the International Department of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Guo Yezhou was not able to pacify the warring factions. However China has now sent a team of three comprising -Zekun Lai, Dongme Huang and Yonglin Zhong to Nepal to pacify the warring factions.

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Protest at Gateway of India: Mumbai cops charge 36

New Delhi, Dec 29: The Mumbai police have filed a chargesheet against 36 persons who staged a protest at the Gateway of India in Mumbai against the attack on students at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.

Lawyers Mihir Desai, Susan Abraham, Lara Jesani, Lokshahir Sambhaji Bhagat, students and activists, Suvarna Salve, Bilal Khan and CPI leader Prakash Reddy among others have been named in the chargesheet. 

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Days after big drug bust in Bengaluru, CCB seizes 100 grams of MDMA

New Delhi, Dec 23: Three drug peddlers including a Nigerian national have been arrested in Bengaluru.

The Central Crime Branch has seized 100 grams of MDMA worth around Rs 5 lakh. The CCB has also seized a car, bike and cash. 

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Constitutional coup: Oli’s decision to dissolve Nepal’s Parliament challenged in Supreme Court

New Delhi, Dec 22: The opponents of K P Sharma Oli have moved the Supreme Court challenging the dissolution of Parliament. They have termed the decision taken by Oli as a constitutional coup.

The spokesperson of the Supreme Court, Bhadrakali Pokharel said that three petitions against the dissolution were in the process of being registered. Under the Constitution, the Prime Minister has no prerogative to dissolve Parliament, lawyer Dinesh Tripathi, one of the petitioners said. 

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How govt’s trusted source bar for phone companies will work

New Delhi, Dec 17: The crucial decision taken by the Union Cabinet will now ensure that phone companies in India can only use telecom equipment certified by a top security panel to have come from a trust source.

The certificate will be issued by a panel headed by Deputy National Security Advisor, Rajinder Khanna. Who heads the technologies section in the National Security Council. Khanna reports to National Security Advisor, Ajit Doval.

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JeM terrorists walked from Shakargah camp to Samba border before infiltrating into Kashmir

New Delhi, Nov 22: The terrorists trained in commando warfare waked from the Jaish-e-Mohammad camp at Shakargah to the Samba border before they made their way to Nagrota, investigations have revealed.

The four JeM terrorists gunned down by the security forces last week were highly trained and were in the process of undertaking a major terror attack, investigations also suggested.

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China refuses to acknowledge Joe Biden’s victory

Beijing, Nov 09: China has refused to acknowledge the victory of Joe Biden in the US Presidential elections saying that the outcome is yet to be determined. 

Incumbent Donald Trump has refused to concede and has launched several legal challenges. “Our understanding is that the outcome of the election will be determined in accordance with US laws and procedures,” foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin told press at a regular briefing. 

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