Sri Lanka returns containers of illegal raze to Britain

Sri Lanka returns containers of illegal raze to Britain

Sri Lanka has shipped back to Britain container-loads of waste that the government said was brought into the island in violation of international laws governing the shipping of hazardous material. The 21 containers — holding up to 260 tonnes of rubbish — first arrived by ship in the capital Colombo’s main port between September 2017…

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AgniKul Cosmos companions with Alaska Aerospace to launch from the Pacific Spaceport Advanced

AgniKul Cosmos companions with Alaska Aerospace to launch from the Pacific Spaceport Advanced

Alaska Aerospace Corporation and India-based AgniKul Cosmos are pleased to announce they have signed a memorandum of agreement to test launch the Agnibaan launch vehicle from the Pacific Spaceport Complex – Alaska (PSCA) on Kodiak Island in the United States. Under the agreement, Alaska Aerospace and Agnikul will work together to secure regulatory approvals such…

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India, China conform to ‘surrender sending more troops’ to contested border

India, China conform to ‘surrender sending more troops’ to contested border

Military commanders from India and China have agreed to “stop sending more troops” to their disputed Himalayan border after high-level talks between the nuclear-armed neighbours, New Delhi said late Tuesday. The prickly relationship between the Asian giants soured further after a brutal, high-altitude clash in the mountainous Ladakh region near the border on June 15…

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Original York police officer charged with spying for China

Original York police officer charged with spying for China

US authorities have charged a New York police officer with espionage, accusing him of gathering information about the city’s Tibetan community for the Chinese government. The officer, who worked at a station in the Queens section of the city, was directed by members of the Chinese consulate in New York, according to the indictment released…

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India tests recent French fighter jets in skies near China border

India tests recent French fighter jets in skies near China border

India’s new French Rafale jets have flown “familiarisation” flights above the border region contested with China where a deadly clash between soldiers from the nuclear-armed neighbours took place in June, an official told AFP Monday. The first five planes of a $9.4 billion order for 36 Rafale aircraft were formally commissioned on September 10, with…

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Indian navy admits wrongdoing in killing three Kashmiris

Indian navy admits wrongdoing in killing three Kashmiris

The Indian army said Friday its soldiers exceeded their powers during an alleged “fake encounter” operation in Kashmir that killed three men, in a rare admission of wrongdoing in the flashpoint region. Soldiers deployed by New Delhi have long been accused of abusing their emergency powers in Kashmir, a territory India claims in full but…

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India digs deep to build up defences on obligatory China frontier

India digs deep to build up defences on obligatory China frontier

A tunnel nearing completion in the Indian Himalayas will slash by hours the time it takes troops to reach the Chinese border, part of an infrastructure blitz by New Delhi that is gathering pace since a bloody border clash. The nuclear-armed Asian giants blame each other for a brutal high-altitude battle in June that left…

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Senior US diplomat wraps up Taiwan search recommendation from as China flexes muscle

Senior US diplomat wraps up Taiwan search recommendation from as China flexes muscle

Senior US diplomat wraps up Taiwan visit as China flexes muscle by Staff Writers Taipei (AFP) Sept 19, 2020 China holds military exercises near Taiwan as US diplomat visitsBeijing (AFP) Sept 18, 2020 – China said Friday it was conducting military exercises near the Taiwan Strait, as a top US diplomat visits the self-ruled island…

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UK’s OneWeb resumes satellite tv for computer production after financial extinguish

UK’s OneWeb resumes satellite tv for computer production after financial extinguish

OneWeb planned to launch up to 672 satellites into low Earth orbit with the vision to provide broadband internet access to the entire world’s surface. The United Kingdom’s communications company OneWeb, which had been bought out of bankruptcy by the British government and an Indian telecom provider, confirmed on Friday resuming satellite production. “Yes -…

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