US approves sale of 24 MH 60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters to India: The US has approved the sale of 24 multi-role MH-60R Seahawk maritime helicopters to India at an estimated cost of USD 2.6 billion, boosting the Indian Navy’s anti-surface and anti-submarine warfare operations.
NIA arrests JeM terrorist Nisar Ahmed Tantray: National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday arrested absconding Jaish-e-Mohammad terrorist Nisar Ahmed Tantray as soon as he landed at Delhi airport after being deported from UAE.
Pakistan in danger of being blacklisted by Financial Action Task Force: The Financial Action Task Force FATF is working to curb terrorism financing and money laundering across the world. Pakistan’s foreign minister has acknowledged that the country could lose upto 10 billion dollars annually if it remains on that list. India continues to put pressure on the International community to keep Pakistan on that list. In fact, India wants Pakistan on the blacklist.
US approves sale of 24 MH 60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters to India: The Trump administration has approved the sale of 24 multi-role MH-60 Romeo Seahawk helicopters to India at an estimated cost of 2.4 billion US dollars, the State Department has said.
Malaysia ex-PM Najib to go on trial for corruption: Malaysia’s disgraced former leader Najib Razak will go on trial Wednesday over a multi-billion-dollar financial scandal that contributed to his long-ruling coalition’s downfall last year and sent shock-waves around the world.
Philippine Supreme Court orders release of drug war evidence: The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the release of police documents on thousands of killings of suspects in the president’s anti-drug crackdown, in a ruling that human rights groups said could shed light on allegations of extrajudicial killings.
Algeria’s President Bouteflika resigns: Algeria’s ailing leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika submitted his resignation with immediate effect, state television said, ceding power in the face of massive street protests after two decades at the helm.
Global trade growth faces uncertainties in 2019: WTO report: Global trade growth is still marred with uncertainties in 2019, according to a forecast report released by the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday.
Rajasthan Royals defeat RCB for first win of season: Leg-spinner Shreyas Gopal bamboozled the batsmen with his googlies before Jos Buttler struck 59 as Rajasthan Royals finally won their first game of this IPL season with a seven-wicket defeat of Royal Challengers Bangalore on Tuesday.
2 billion people still deprived of basic water at health services: UN: A quarter of the world’s health facilities lack basic water services, impacting 2 billion people, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
2 billion people lack access to basic water services at hospital: U.N.: A quarter of the world’s health facilities lack basic water services, impacting 2 billion people, the United Nations said on Wednesday.
WhatsApp makes group chats more secure: WhatsApp has said it will now allow its users to decide whether they want to get added to groups on the instant messaging platform.