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Defence Ministry approves 1st phase of reforms in Indian Army: Arun Jaitley

Defence Ministry approves 1st phase of reforms in Indian Army: Arun Jaitley

The army deployment reforms, Jaitley clarified, are not linked to the stand-off between Indian and Chinese troops in the trijunction region of Doklam, which lasted for 70 days. Replying to a question that whether the exercise was undertaken in the light of the Doklam episode, Jaitley said, "This is not specific to any incident".


Uranium Bank Opens in Kazakhstan, May Start Getting Fuel in 2018

Uranium Bank Opens in Kazakhstan, May Start Getting Fuel in 2018

Such a reactor can power up a large city for three years. In August 2016, Kazakstan and the IAEA signed an agreement on setting up the bank to host reserves of low-enriched uranium, the main component for nuclear fuel. The Bank is being realized through the leadership of the IAEA, the Government of Kazakhstan, and an additional $100 million in support from influential donors including the governments of the United States, Norway, the United Arab Emirates, the more than two dozen countries in ...


Blood donations needed in Houston

Blood donations needed in Houston

Blood centers in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey are running short on blood, according to Greg Hasley, a donor recruiter for LifeShare. The organization is also urging all eligible donors to donate as soon as possible, and note there is an urgent call for O-Negative and O-Positive blood.


Why Are Melania Trump's Stilettos an Issue in Her Relief Efforts?

Why Are Melania Trump's Stilettos an Issue in Her Relief Efforts?

She is the kind of woman who may listen empathetically to your pain, but she knows that you know that she is not going to experience it. Actor Zach Braff wryly noted that "Melania headed to a disaster zone in stilettos is my Halloween costume", while others joked that Trump's "storm stilettos" were better suited for a runway than an area plagued by flooding.


Chelsea and Atletico Madrid yet to find Costa agreement

Chelsea and Atletico Madrid yet to find Costa agreement

The Premier League and La Liga sides are reportedly "finalising the signing" on Wednesday. There is also another 11 million euros on the table in future add-ons. "He has a contract with another club so it's naturally a complicated issue", Cerezo told El Larguero radio show. As long as Chelsea do not agree to his transfer, Costa will be [a] Chelsea [player].


Who Is Orlando Luis Garcia? Federal Judge Blocks Texas' Sanctuary Cities Law

Who Is Orlando Luis Garcia? Federal Judge Blocks Texas' Sanctuary Cities Law

The law, set to go into effect on September 1, would have given local law enforcement the authority to ask about a person's immigration status during routine interactions such as a traffic stop. Garcia contented that this so-called "detainer provision" would violate the Fourth Amendment. Garcia did let stand one of the most controversial portions of the law - allowing police officers to question the immigration status of people they detain.