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Satellite or missile test? North Korea keeps world powers on edge

Feb 6, 2016
North Korea could launch a rocket that it says will carry an earth observation satellite as soon as Sunday, after bringing forward and shortening the time frame for the launch, the Japanese and...   | Read..

Death toll in Taiwan quake mounts to 8, most in 17-storey tower that pancaked

Feb 6, 2016
A powerful earthquake struck Taiwan early on Saturday killing at least eight people, most in a 17-storey apartment building that collapsed, with five people still missing...   | Read..

Australian foreign minister meets lawyers for citizen Assange's next move

Feb 6, 2016
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has met with lawyers for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and offered consular assistance for the Australian, after a UN panel...   | Read..

Shane Watson goes to RCB for $1.4m in IPL 9

Feb 6, 2016
Australia's Shane Watson attracted a top bid of $1.4 million and will join the Bangalore franchise for the next edition of the Indian Premier League Twenty20 tournament,...   | Read..

President reviews international fleet

Feb 6, 2016
President Pranab Mukherjee embarked on the Presidential Yacht 'INS Sumitra' on Saturday to take the salute at the International Fleet Review-2016, in which 50 countries are...   | Read..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates to the nation a gas cracker project in Assam’s Dibrugarh district on Friday.   | Read..
 
 
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India did not choose Narendra Modi to make excuses

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