China successfully tests first hypersonic aircraft

China on Monday announced that it has successfully tested its first cutting-edge hypersonic aircraft which could carry nuclear warheads and penetrate any current generation anti-missile defence systems. The Xingkong-2 or Starry Sky-2, was launched in a target range located in Northwest China on Friday last, the state-run China Academy of Aerospace Aerodynamics (CAAA) said in a statement. The flight vehicle […]

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Imran Khan will take oath as PM on August 11

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has said that he will take oath as Prime Minister on August 11, the media reported on Monday. Talking to the newly-elected members from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Islamabad, he said a decision regarding nomination of the Chief Minister will be taken soon and in the best interest of the people, according to Radio […]

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Explosion kills 31 as Pakistanis vote in general elections

A suicide bomber struck outside a crowded polling station in Pakistan’s southwestern city of Quetta, killing 31 people as Pakistanis cast ballots on Wednesday in a general election meant to lead to the nation’s third consecutive civilian government. The attack in Quetta, the provincial capital of Baluchistan, also wounded 35 people and several were reported to be in critical condition, […]

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PM Modi gifts cows to 200 families in Rwanda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today gifted cows to around 200 households in Rwanda, where PM Modi is on a two-day state visit. The cows were gifted under the Rwandan government’s ‘Girinka’ social protection scheme. The cows gifted were sourced from Rwanda itself. Modi’s three-nation tour of Africa. Rwanda – one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies – is his first stop and […]

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Indonesian villagers kill nearly 300 crocodiles in revenge attack

Indonesian villagers armed with knives, hammers and clubs slaughtered 292 crocodiles in revenge for the death of a man killed by a crocodile at a breeding farm, an official said. Photographs released by Antara news agency showed bloodied carcasses of the crocodiles in a large pile in the Sorong district of the eastern Indonesian province of West Papua. The head […]

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90 killed, over 180 injured in twin election-related blasts in Pakistan

At least 90 people, including a top nationalist leader, were killed and more than 180 others injured on Friday in a powerful suicide blast and a targeted attack on separate election rallies in Pakistan, the deadliest in a series of assaults on candidates ahead of the July 25 polls. Militants targeted a gathering of Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) leader Siraj […]

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