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Are Afghanistan’s Mineral Deposits the Answer to the Country’s Economic Woes?

Afghanistan’s mineral deposits are a potential glimmer of hope for the country’s suffering economy. As it stands, a mineral-based economy is one of the few options available when it comes to establishing a solid foundation on which to develop Afghanistan’s economy. The development of the country’s mineral sector has been …

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2018: Landmark Year For DRDO

Submarine launched nuke capable ballistic missile B-05 being test fired from a pontoon The DRDO and armed forces conducted tests of 20 missiles, including two newly developed systems and advanced version of Pinaka rocket 2018 was a landmark year for the country’s elite Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) as …

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Amidst Turmoil, Pentagon Persists On Acquisition Reform: Ellen Lord « Breaking Defense

Anniston Army depot PENTAGON: One constant in the abrupt transition from outgoing Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to his deputy, soon to be acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan? The grueling, technical, but crucial business of acquisition reform. For all their differences, Pentagon technocrats, House Democrats, Senate Republicans, and even President Trump can …

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What we learned in 2018: Averting war with North Korea

Welcome to our podcast about the news, strategy, tech, and business trends defining the future of national security. Google Play Apple Podcasts For the first time ever, a president of the United States spoke face to face with the leader of North Korea this past June. Yet six months later, the …

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India Announces Rs 4,500 Crore Assistance To Bhutan

The financial assistance issued to Bhutan is to meet their 12th five-year plan development goals New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced Rs 4,500 crore financial assistance to Bhutan for its 12th five-year plan after holding wide-ranging talks with his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering. In his media statement, …

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Air Force, NDRF And Indian Navy Divers Join Search And Rescue Operation For Trapped Miners In Meghalaya

The Navy personnel are flying down from Vishakhapatnam to join the operations to rescue the 15 men trapped in the mine since December 13 NEW DELHI: A group of Indian Navy divers are being taken by air from Vishakhapatnam to join operations to rescue 15 miners trapped in a flooded …

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Ceasefire Violated 1962 Times In 2018, 50 Indians Lost Their Lives: India Lodges Protest With Pakistan

Wagah border India Pakistan Line of Control India lodged strong protests against Pakistan for 1962 ceasefire violations which led to the death of 50 civilians and accused Islamabad of providing support to terrorists for carrying out attacks in J&K New Delhi: India on Thursday summoned a Pakistan High Commission official …

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National Investigation Agency Raids: Why Jafrabad ISIS Usual Suspect For Sleuths

Residents of this north-east Delhi locality comprising Chauhan Bangar and Babarpur actually expected more NIA raids. In 2016, three alleged operatives of JeM were nabbed in a NIA-Special Cell raid in the Chand Bagh area nearby. Residents worry that the financially and educationally disadvantaged youngsters of the area are easy …

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Why Not Produce Films On Rafale, Demonetisation: RJD MP Takes A Dig At BJP Over The Accidental Prime Minister

The Accidental Prime Minister controversy: RJD MP Manoj Jha said films should also be made on embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya and fugitive billionaire jewellers Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi New Delhi: Taking a dig at the BJP over the biopic The Accidental Prime Minister, RJD MP Manoj Jha on …

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