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12-year-old Pune boy designs ship to clean oceans, save marine life

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Presently, Haaziq has been working with different people, organisations and forums to create public awareness for highlighting the hazards of ocean plastic pollution and measures to prevent it.    Pune: A 12-year-old Pune-based boy Haaziq Kazi designed a ship called ‘ERVIS’ that will help reduce pollution in the ocean and save marine life. Talking to ANI, Haaziq Kazi said: “I watched some documentaries ...

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PM Narendra Modi arrives in South Korea, to receive Seoul Peace Prize

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PM Modi will also receive the Seoul Peace Prize in South Korea.   SEOUL: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in South Korea’s capital Seoul on Thursday morning on a two-day visit to the East Asian country during which the two sides will seek to enhance cooperation in diverse areas, including trade and investment. PM Modi will hold bilateral talks with South Korean President Moon ...

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LCA Tejas is finally battle-ready, behaves like a ‘true fighter’, says IAF Chief BS Dhanoa

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Tejas Mark 1 is the world’s lightest fighter jet.   BENGALURU: After more than three-and-half decades it was conceptualised, the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft Tejas is finally battle ready. Tejas Mark 1 (Mk1) got the Final Operational Clearance (FOC) on the first day of Aero India 2019 at the Yelahanka Air Force base on Wednesday. The setting sun provided the perfect ...

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Pervez Musharraf accepts JeM hand in Pulwama attack, denies Pakistan’s involvement

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NEW DELHI: Former Pakistan Prime Minister Pervez Musharaff accepted Jaish-e-Mohammed’s role in the Pulwama terror attack that claimed lives of over 40 jawans. In an interview to a private news channel on Wednesday, Musharaff expressed grief over the attack and condemned it. Calling it a terrible, the former Pakistan PM said, “It is terrible. We regret and we condemn it. ...

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Pakistani prisoner lodged in Jaipur Central Jail found dead after brawl with other inmates

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DEHRADUN: A Pakistani prisoner lodged in Rajasthan’s Jaipur Central Jail was found dead following a brawl with other jail inmates, said reports on Thursday. According to ANI, the deceased Pakistani prisoner was identified as Shakar Ullah.  He had an ugly fight with other Jaipur Central Jail inmates on Wednesday, according to jail officials. “A Pakistani prisoner has allegedly been murdered in ...

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Lady Gaga ends her engagement to Christian Carino

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Los Angeles: Singer-actress Lady Gaga has called off her engagement to fiance Christian Carino. Gaga`s representative confirmed the news to people.com saying their relationship ended “a bit ago”. “It just didn`t work out. Relationships sometimes end. There`s no long dramatic story,” the publication quoted a source as saying. The “A Star Is Born” star announced her engagement to Carino in ...

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Pakistan government spokesperson’s personal Twitter account suspended

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Islamabad, Feb 20:  Twitter has suspended the personal account of Pakistan’s Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal. According to the Pakistan media, the account was blocked late on Tuesday after Indian authorities complained to the microblogging website. Geo News reported that Faisal’s account was suspended as he was giving his followers updates about “Indian atrocities” in Jammu and Kashmir and the Kulbhushan ...

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UN chief asks India, Pakistan to exercise ‘maximum restraint’ and take steps to defuse tensions

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United Nations: United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on India and Pakistan to take “immediate steps” to deescalate tension that soared after 40 Indian security personnel were killed in an attack by Jaish-e-Mohammed in Pulwama. “The Secretary General stresses the importance for both sides to exercise maximum restraint and take immediate steps to de-escalation, and his good offices are ...

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Pakistan rejects any link to CRPF convoy attack in south Kashmir

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Islamabad: Pakistan has denied any involvement in the attack that claimed the lives of 49 CRPF troopers in Jammu and Kashmir. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement that the attack was a matter of “grave concern” and it had been condemning “heightened acts of violence in the (Kashmir) Valley”. “We strongly reject any insinuation by elements in the ...

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