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  • Leander Paes loses in doubles first round in ATP Challenger in France
  • Leander Paes loses in doubles first round in ATP Challenger in France
  • BJP CEC meets, top leaders deliberate - no names of candidates yet
  • FBI joins federal probe into certification of faulty Boeing 737 MAX aircraft
  • IAS transfers in MP
  • Pompeo, Netanyahu vow to increase pressure against Iran
  • Trump confirms 400 US troops to remain in Syria with 200 stationed 'closer to Israel'
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USAF deploys  B-52 bombers to Europe for NATO exercises

USAF deploys B-52 bombers to Europe for NATO exercises

21 Mar 2019 | 6:44 AM

Washington, Mar 21 (UNI) The US Air Force recently deployed six nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to Europe for "theater integration and flying training" exercises with regional allies and NATO partners.

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Stealth jet Su-57 world's best military plane, claims President Putin

Stealth jet Su-57 world's best military plane, claims President Putin

21 Mar 2019 | 6:36 AM

Moscow, Mar 21 (UNI) Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday he considered the latest fifth-generation Su-57 fighter jet as the world’s best military plane.

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Taiwan's President confirms request to buy new F-16 fighter jets from US

21 Mar 2019 | 4:49 AM

Taipei, Mar 21 (UNI) After an overall evaluation of Taiwan's defence needs, the President of Taiwan has confirmed that her administration has made a formal request to the United States to purchase F-16 Viper fighter jets.

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Afghanistan postpones presidential election for 2nd time

20 Mar 2019 | 11:32 PM

KABUL, Mar 20 (UNI) The Afghan Independent Election Commission (IEC) has set September 28, this year as a new date for the country's fourth presidential election, an IEC official said on Wednesday.

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Bangladesh Govt trying to get back Tk 96,000 crore of Dr Moosa kept with Swiss Bank

20 Mar 2019 | 9:59 PM

(Rptng, correcting headline)
Dhaka, Mar 20 (UNI) A huge amount of money belonging to Bangladeshis is now lying with the Swiss Bank.

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Pak summons Indian envoy Bisaria on acquittal of Samjhauta blast acquittal

Pak summons Indian envoy Bisaria on acquittal of Samjhauta blast acquittal

20 Mar 2019 | 9:07 PM

Islamabad, Mar 20 (UNI) Hours after a special court acquitted Swami Aseemanand and three others on the Samjhauta Express Blast, Pakistan Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned the Indian High Commissioner Ajay Bisaria to register 'protest'.

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Women empowerment visible in all sectors in Bangladesh: Shirin Sharmin

Women empowerment visible in all sectors in Bangladesh: Shirin Sharmin

20 Mar 2019 | 8:14 PM

Dhaka, Mar 20 (UNI) Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury on Wednesday said women empowerment is now visible in all sector in Bangladesh because of the steps taken under the leadership of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

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Govt trying to bring back Bangladeshis money kept with Swiss bank: finance minister

20 Mar 2019 | 7:37 PM

Dhaka, Mar 20 (UNI) A huge amount of money belonging to Bangladeshis is now lying with the Swiss Bank.

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Death penalty for 15 for killing trader in Bangladesh

20 Mar 2019 | 7:24 PM

Dhaka, Mar 20 (UNI) A court of Bangladesh here on Wednesday sentenced 15 people to death and two others to life term imprisonment for killing a cloth trader in Dohar upazila over land related dispute.

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Cardinal Barbarin says Pope refused his resignation

Cardinal Barbarin says Pope refused his resignation

20 Mar 2019 | 7:02 PM

Paris, Mar 20 (UNI) Philippe Barbarin, the French Roman Catholic cardinal convicted this month of failing to report sexual abuse allegations, has said that Pope Francis had turned down his offer to resign.

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London court rejects Nirav Modi bail plea

London court rejects Nirav Modi bail plea

20 Mar 2019 | 7:01 PM

London, Mar 20 (UNI) Westminster Magistrates Court here on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of fugitive Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi, who was arrested by London police.

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Pakistan: Six security personnel killed in check post firing

20 Mar 2019 | 6:59 PM

Islamabad, Mar 20 (UNI) At least six security personnel were killed when unknown militants opened fire at a security check post in Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province on Wednesday, local reports and officials said.

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Nirav Modi arrested in London

Nirav Modi arrested in London

20 Mar 2019 | 3:53 PM

London, Mar 20 (UNI) Fugitive Indian diamantaire Nirav Modi has been arrested in London, the media reports said on Wednesday.

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