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China reduces army to sharpen combat edge

China is likely to rebuild its military by pumping in technology, and cutting down personnel, to enable its leaner armed force to project power far beyond their borders. The Chinese news agency  Xinhua reported that the army has now absorbed less than half of the total personnel in the Chinese armed forces. Analysts saying that by downsizing its army, China is rapidly modernising its armed forces by sharply focusing, instead of manpower, on the expansion of its navy and air force — the key to expanding its military footprint far beyond…

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NRIs are India’s brand ambassadors: Says Narendra Modi

On the occasion of  Pravasi Bharatiya Divas PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday described NRIs as India’s brand ambassadors and said they were the symbols of the country’s capabilities. While inaugurating the 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas convention in his parliamentary constituency in Varanasi he said that “I consider NRIs India’s brand ambassadors. They are the symbols of our capacities and capabilities,” he told the gathering, adding that “people of Indian origin are in leadership roles in countries such as Mauritius, Portugal and Ireland.” In the speech, the Prime Minister has also mentioned Rajiv…

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Virat Kohli the first cricketer to win ICC Test, ODI and overall Player of the Year awards

On Tuesday, The Indian Captain Virat Kohli became the first cricketer to make a clean sweep of individual honours in the ICC annual awards, claiming the Test, ODI and overall Player of the Year trophies besides being named the captain of the world body’s all-star teams. Virat Kohli is the first in the history who has been honoured by the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for ICC Cricketer of the Year, his second consecutive, the ICC Test and the ODI Player of the Year awards following an extraordinary 2018. The Chairman of…

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Fugitive businessmen Mehul Choksi surrenders passport in Antigua

A fugitive diamond trader  Mehul Choksi, who was accused of defrauding the Punjab National Bank, has surrendered his Indian citizenship and passport to authorities in Antigua and Barbuda. Mehul Choksi along with his nephew Nirav Modi also a fugitive from India allegedly committed fraud on Punjab National Bank amounting to over Rs. 13,500 crores. The businessman Mehul Choksi had fled India in January 2018, a few weeks before the scam came to light. In August 2018 he claimed that he had become a citizen of Antigua and Barbuda and he will expand his business…

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Gunmen Storm Kenyan Hotel Compound in Nairobi , 14 killed

On Tuesday an unknown number of gunmen blasted upscale hotel and office complex in the heart of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, which is a major hub for expatriates and the compound targeted contained offices of various international companies. More than 12 hours after the attack began at Nairobi’s upscale 14 Riverside Drive complex, bursts of gunfire and blasts were heard in the area, undermining government assurances everything was under control. On Wednesday, Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta said that the security operation at a Nairobi hotel complex attacked by militants was over and…

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Ayodhya Case Hearing Adjourned Till January 29 After Judge Exits Case

Today, the Supreme Court has adjourned the Ayodhya case hearing after the exit of one of the five judges in the constitution bench. Justice UU Lalit recused himself saying he had been a lawyer in a related case. The Supreme Court will take up the Ayodhya case on January 29th. The bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi will then decide on a schedule and the frequency of hearings in the case. The other judges which are included in the case are Justice S. A. Bobde, Justice NV Ramana and…

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Ayushmann Khurana’s Badhaai Ho leads over others, heading towards 100-cr club

Thrashing down other new movie releases like Saif Ali Khan’s Bazaar or Namaste England, Ayushmann Khurana’s Badhaai Ho is still ruling the box office revenue with the collection of 76 crores on the 10th day of the movie release. Badhaai ho had collected Rs 6.5 crore on Saturday which is 91.18% higher than revenue collected on Friday and the Trade analyst Taran Adarsh mention the collection of the movie by giving a clue if whether it will join 100 cr club. He said, “BadhaaiHo will cruise past Rs. 80 crore…

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Former UP and Uttarakhand Minister ND Tiwari passes away

Previous Uttarakhand boss pastor and a Congress party top pioneer ND Tiwari has passed away at Max Hospital in Saket, New Delhi on Thursday. It was his 93rd birthday today. Tiwari was put on dialysis because of the kidneys ailments and was admitted to the hospital at an early hour in the day after which it became the top viral news for today. As indicated by the reports, the specialists have said that he was experiencing an intense bacterial contamination in the stomach. Tiwari had served Minister for External Illicit relationships…

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Death toll increased to 9 with 14 other injured in Chhattisgarh’s Bhilai Steel plant explosion

The death toll has increased to 9 with 14 others injured in the explosion at the Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh. All the injured people have been sent to the Jawaharlal Nehru Sector 9 hospital. The incident took place in the morning at around 11 am when more than 20 labourers were working on a gas pipeline which exploded and a huge blast took over the lives of 9 people. The four other injured have received more than 80% burns and are in the critical conditions. As per the sources,…

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Shah Rukh Khan awarded with ‘Game changer’ at India-UK Business summit in London

The king Khan of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan is awarded with another prestigious award in his gag, The Game changer award at the recently held India-UK Business Summit in London. After receiving the award, Shah Rukh Khan expressed his happiness on the social media. The versatile actor who gave an exemplary performance in the movies like Swadesh and Chak De India get recognised at the “The Economic Times Game Changers of India”- Hall fame for giving an “Unmatched contributing to globalising Indian Cinema”. While accepting the award, Shah Rukh Khan…

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