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‘Where nobody’s ever gone’: India’s mission to unexplored regions of the Moon starts in a few hours

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India is about to send its latest Moon mission, Chandrayaan 2, into orbit. The “most complex” project in the history of the nation’s space program might lead to groundbreaking discoveries – but others might reap its benefits. Chandrayaan 2 will take off from the Sriharikota launch site, located on the coast of the Bay of Read More

Indians and Chinese get paid more in UK than white Brits – government report

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Chinese and Indian ethnic groups residing in the UK earn substantially more than their white British counterparts, while Bangladeshi and Pakistani workers have the lowest average pay, new government data has revealed. Analyzing employment data from 2012-18, the UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) found pay discrepancies in median gross hourly income between white UK Read More

From stealth jets to killer subs: Russia pitches massive arms deals to India

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Russia is offering an array of cutting-edge arms to be produced locally by India, including an advanced killer sub and a fifth-generation fighter jet. The Indian military is also about to take delivery of other weapons. Moscow is now competing for a tender to deliver six diesel (gasoil)-electric submarines to the Indian Navy, said Vladimir Read More

If you have this gene you could have schizophrenia, 18-year-long study finds

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Scientists have identified a gene they say is directly linked to schizophrenia in an important development after 18 years of extensive brain and genetic research. A team of scientists from Australia and India studied the DNA of over 3,000 Indians in a quest to find the causes of schizophrenia and potential treatments. They discovered that Read More

Iran threatens to seize British ship after marines storm tanker

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Iran has threatened to seize a British tanker after Royal Marines held one of their vessels suspected of taking oil to Syria. Mohsen Rezai, a senior commander in Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards, said on Twitter: “If Britain does not release the Iranian oil tanker, it is the (Iranian) authorities duty to seize a British oil Read More

India sends out 250 civil servants to try to tackle water shortages

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Residents fill their empty containers with water from a municipal tap in Chennai, India, June 28, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India is sending more than 250 civil servants to some of the driest areas of the vast country as part of efforts by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to tackle water shortages. Read More

Exclusive: Google appears to have leveraged Android dominance – India watchdog

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Google (GOOGL.O) appears to have misused its dominant position in India and reduced the ability of device manufacturers to opt for alternate versions of its Android mobile operating system, Indian officials found before ordering a wider probe in an antitrust case. FILE PHOTO: The Google logo is pictured at the entrance Read More

‘End lynch terror’: Indians protest brutal beating of Muslim man (PHOTOS)

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Protests erupted in cities across India as people expressed their outrage over the brutal, fatal beating of a Muslim man by a violent mob. The demonstrators called for an end to “lynch terror” and violence against Muslims. Video footage of the attack shows 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari being beaten with sticks by a group of people Read More

India annuls Israeli missile deal in favor of domestic alternative… again?

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India has reportedly canceled its $500 million contract for Israeli anti-tank missiles after the country’s defense manufacturing sector conducted successful tests and promised to deliver an indigenous alternative within two years. Following a series of successful trials of the man-portable anti-tank guided missile (MPATGM) by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO), India has notified Read More

Indian builders woo buyers with cleaner, greener, ‘smart’ homes

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BENGALURU (Reuters) – When Arkesh Mishra, 33, and his wife Anasuya scouted for a new home in India’s tech hub of Bengaluru this year it was not the old real estate adage of “location, location, location” that was their main consideration – it was “peace of mind”. FILE PHOTO: High-rise residential buildings are seen in Read More