Day: November 5, 2018

India says nuclear submarine makes first patrol, Modi warns against ‘misadventure’

NEW DELHI- India said on Monday its first domestically built nuclear-powered submarine had recently completed a “deterrence patrol”, giving it the capability to fire nuclear weapons from land, air and sea in the event of any “misadventure” by enemies. With nuclear-armed China to its north and nuclear-armed Pakistan […]


Framing guidelines for keeping foreigners in detention centres, govt tells SC

New Delhi, Nov 5: The Centre has informed the Supreme Court that the process of framing guidelines for keeping foreign nationals in detention centres across the country was “under preparation”.  The Centre told a bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur that the work of framing detention manual or […]

Iran vows to ‘proudly bypass’ US sanctions

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said the Islamic republic “will proudly bypass sanctions” by the United States that took effect on Monday targeting the country’s oil and financial sectors. The punitive measures described by Washington as “the toughest sanctions ever” come six months after US President Donald Trump’s controversial […]

Saudi sent ‘cover-up team’ to dispose of Khashoggi body: report

Saudi Arabia deployed a chemist and toxicology expert to Istanbul after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in an attempt to cover up evidence of the killing, a Turkish newspaper reported on Monday. The murder of the Saudi royal-insider-turned critic inside Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul has provoked […]

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