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‘India felt shockwaves’, says IMD: Why Tonga’s volcanic eruption was a big event

Published on Jan 17, 2022 10:29 PM IST An underwater volcano in Tonga has erupted for the third time in four days, potentially jeopardising surveillance flights’ capacity to assess the damage caused by the huge explosion and tsunami that struck the Pacific island nation on January 15. According to geologists, Saturday’s explosion was possibly the …

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Watch how Modi govt tore into Bengal, Kerala, TN over Republic Day Tableau row

Published on Jan 17, 2022 09:25 PM IST Narendra Modi government on Monday slammed three opposition states for alleging that the exclusion of their tableaux from the Republic Day parade was an insult, saying it is a wrong precedent, and stressed that it is not the Centre but an expert committee that makes the shortlist. …

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U.S. and Japan to jointly stockpile weapons amid China’s Taiwan threats

Published on Jan 17, 2022 08:54 PM IST The U.S. and Japan are discussing stockpiling munitions in each other’s defence facilities. As per Nikkei Asia report, the issue was discussed during U.S.-japan ‘2+2 talks’ (meet of Foreign + Defence Ministers). The joint use of facilities entails not only stockpiling weapons, but also the joint use …

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North Korea flexes military muscle, fires ballistic missiles despite sanctions

Published on Jan 17, 2022 08:23 PM IST North Korea fired two suspected short-range ballistic missiles (SRBM) on Monday from an airport in its capital city of Pyongyang, South Korea’s military reported, the fourth test this month to demonstrate its expanding missile arsenal. Nuclear-armed North Korea had already conducted three other missile tests in less …

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Odisha wheelchair basketball captain sets Guinness record

Published on Jan 17, 2022 07:39 PM IST Kamalakanta Nayak, a 28-year-old para-athlete has entered the Guinness Book of World Records. Kamalakanta Nayak started pushing his wheelchair at 4:30PM on Saturday and completed 575 laps between 2 busy traffic squares in Bhubaneswar by 4:30PM on Sunday. The previous record was held by Portugal’s M. Trinidad, …

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Lakhimpur Kheri ‘victim’ Virk joins SP; Akhilesh takes ‘Anna Sankalp’

Published on Jan 17, 2022 07:36 PM IST After the ‘exodus’ in BJP ahead of the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, in which several leaders joined the Samajwadi Party, now it’s the turn of farmer leaders. Farmer leader Tajindar Singh Virk, who was injured in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident in October 2021, joined the party in …

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Why Pak bank junked Imran Khan’s request; Pakistan’s double-standards on Afghan

Published on Jan 17, 2022 06:44 PM IST The Imran Khan government is reviewing its decision to open the Afghanistan Relief Fund, one month after it made the major announcement. Pakistan’s central bank has junked the request from Imran Khan government to open an account for the fund citing FATF sanctions. The government had decided …

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UAE under attack; 2 Indian nationals killed as Houthi rebels strike Abu Dhabi

Published on Jan 17, 2022 05:55 PM IST Two Indian nationals were among three people killed in explosions and fires that followed a suspected drone attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). One Pakistani national was also killed in the attack. The Houthi’s military spokesman said the group …

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UK Sikhs reject anti-India campaign by pro-Khalistan groups; thank PM Modi

Published on Jan 17, 2022 05:24 PM IST The Sikh community in the United Kingdom has started to push back against anti-India campaign, which is led by the Khalistanis. The latter have organised many protest marches in the UK in the past few months. But on Sunday, the leaders of the Sikh community gathered at …

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“I want justice”: SP worker tries to self-immolate; Anger over candidate list

Published on Jan 17, 2022 04:24 PM IST After the Samajwadi Party and RLD alliance in Uttar Pradesh released its second candidate list for the upcoming polls, a SP worker tried to self-immolate himself in Lucknow. A video of the dramatic scenes outside Samajwadi Party headquarters in Lucknow has now gone viral. SP worker Aditya …

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