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India-US joint military exercise Yudh Abhyas underway in Uttarakhand
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India-US joint military exercise Yudh Abhyas underway in Uttarakhand

The eighteenth edition of India-US joint military exercise Yudh Abhyas is currently underway in Uttarakhand, aiming to enhance interoperability and share expertise between both the armies in peacekeeping and disaster relief operations, officials said on Thursday.The nearly two week exercise began recently. ''The 18th Edition of India-US Joint Exercise #YudhAbhyas commenced today at Foreign Training Node, Auli. The aim of Joint Exercise is to enhance interoperability & share expertise between both the Armies in Peace Keeping & Disaster Relief Operations.#IndianArmy #IndiaUSFriendship,'' the Army had tweeted on November 19.The exercise is conducted annually between India and the US with the aim of exchanging best practices, tactics, techniques and procedures between the armies of...
Rajasthan: Indian Army conducts integrated fire power exercise ‘Shatrunash’ in Thar desert
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Rajasthan: Indian Army conducts integrated fire power exercise ‘Shatrunash’ in Thar desert

Image Source : INDIA TV The exercise which was like a training in itself was conducted by the Indian Army troops in order to attain the capability to overcome emerging threats. Rajasthan: South Western Command of the Indian Army conducted the Integrated Fire Power Exercise, 'Shatrunash' at MFFR in the Thar desert of Rajasthan on Monday. The exercise witnessed the use of multifarious firing platforms in an integrated manner involving both ground & aerial manoeuvres. Various actions including the insertion of troops, offensive ground actions involving comprehensive coordination incorporating contemporary technologies in a multi-do...
Indian Navy to kickstart Coastal Defence Exercise Sea Vigil-22 from tomorrow
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Indian Navy to kickstart Coastal Defence Exercise Sea Vigil-22 from tomorrow

The Indian Navy will kickstart the third edition of Coastal Defence Exercise 'Sea Vigil-22' on Tuesday. The exercise will be conducted over two days. The National Level Coastal Defence Exercise was conceptualised in 2018 to validate various measures that have been instituted towards enhancing maritime security since '26/11', as per an official statement.Coastal Security being a major sub-set of Coastal Defence construct, the concept of 'Sea Vigil' is to activate the Coastal Security apparatus across India and assess the overarching Coastal Defence mechanism. According to the official statement, the exercise will be undertaken along the entire 7516 km coastline and the Exclusive Economic Zone of India and will involve all the Coastal States and Union territories along with other maritim...
Google Pauses Enforcing Proprietary Billing System in India After Antitrust Order
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Google Pauses Enforcing Proprietary Billing System in India After Antitrust Order

By Aditya Kalra and Munsif VengattilNEW DELHI (Reuters) -Alphabet Inc's Google is pausing the enforcement of a policy that requires app developers in India to use its proprietary billing system for selling digital goods, following a ruling by the country's antitrust body.Google had previously set an extended deadline of Oct. 31 for developers in India to integrate apps with its Google Play billing system, which collects a commission that ranges from 15%-30% for each sale.The Competition Commission of India (CCI), however, ordered Google last week not to restrict app developers from using third-party billing or payment processing services in India, while fining it $113 million.In a website update to developers on Tuesday, Google said the requirement to use its billing system still applie...
IND vs PAK: Confident Hardik Pandya Plays Down Question On Fitness
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IND vs PAK: Confident Hardik Pandya Plays Down Question On Fitness

All-rounder Hardik Pandya has emerged as one of the biggest X-factors for Team India in the shortest format of the game and his rise particularly this year has been nothing less than phenomenal. However, whenever the player features in any game, fans start talking about his fitness and whether he would be able to bowl his full quota of four overs. Ahead of the T20 World Cup match against Pakistan on Sunday, Hardik said that his fitness is completely fine and the topic should be "put to rest"."Have many fond memories here, I made my T20 debut in Australia, and from there the journey has continued. It's good to be back here, you can't get a better place to play sport and enjoy. The body is fine, I think you should put that topic about my body on rest, you will see me bowling," Hardik told...
As Politics Take A Back Seat Momentarily, The Rare India-Pakistan Match Will Stop The Cricket World
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As Politics Take A Back Seat Momentarily, The Rare India-Pakistan Match Will Stop The Cricket World

Rohit Sharma (C) of India and Babar Azam (C) of Pakistan pose ahead of the T20 World Cup. (Photo by ... [+] Martin Keep- ICC/ICC via Getty Images)ICC via Getty Images Indicative of the magnetic power of bitter rivals India and Pakistan, rare contests which provide a spell on the entire cricket world, especially their legions of obsessive fans, predicting Melbourne’s temperamental weather has become something of a pastime in recent days. The forecast for the T20 World Cup blockbuster days out looked dire for the packed clash on Sunday at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground, expected to attract more than 92,000 fans, a figure that is only bettered by Grand Finals in the Australian Football League - the indigenous ‘footy’ code being the most popular sport Down Under. Prognosticating M...
Death Toll in Avalanche in Indian Himalayas Rises to 16
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Death Toll in Avalanche in Indian Himalayas Rises to 16

LUCKNOW (Reuters) - Rescuers in northern India recovered 12 bodies of trainee mountaineers on Thursday, bringing the confirmed death toll to 16 from an avalanche in the Himalayas, the state-run Nehru Institute of Mountaineering said.Dozens of people participating in a training course run by the institute were caught up in the avalanche that swept down the slopes of Draupadi Ka Danda 2 peak on Tuesday.(Reporting by Saurabh Sharma; Writing by Devjyot Ghoshal; Editing by Peter Graff)Copyright 2022 Thomson Reuters.Political Cartoons on World Leaders Source link
No Change to U.S. Nuclear Posture Due to Russia Threats, Pentagon Says
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No Change to U.S. Nuclear Posture Due to Russia Threats, Pentagon Says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Despite Russian threats to Ukraine and NATO about the use of nuclear weapons, the Pentagon has not seen any changes that would lead it to alter the posture of American nuclear forces, a spokesman said on Tuesday."We obviously take these threats seriously. But at this stage, we've not seen anything that would cause us to adjust our own nuclear posture at this time," Brigadier General Patrick Ryder told a news briefing.Pressed on whether there had been any new Russian movements of its nuclear forces, Ryder declined to elaborate beyond saying the United States did not "have any reason to adjust our posture at this stage."An ally of President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday outlined the scenario of a nuclear strike on Ukraine, saying that the U.S.-led NATO military alliance...
Best hotels for business travelers in Asia-Pacific
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Best hotels for business travelers in Asia-Pacific

Business travelers are on the road again. So there's no better time for CNBC Travel to name the best hotels for business travel across Asia-Pacific.CNBC joined with the market and consumer data firm Statista to produce rankings of the "Best Hotels for Business Travelers." A second list of rankings for hotels in Europe and the Middle East will be published next month.In total, we analyzed more than 10,000 four- and five-star hotels in 117 locations to produce a list corporate travelers can trust. We did this using a three-step process:Asking business travelers and hotel industry professionals to answer a CNBC reader survey which ran from May 3 to June 7, 2022.Reviewing more than 1 million hotel data points, which included objective information (location, business facilities, food, leisur...
US to take part in military exercise near India’s disputed border with China
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US to take part in military exercise near India’s disputed border with China

The military drills will be held in mid-October at an altitude of 10,000 feet in Auli in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and will focus on high-altitude warfare training, according to a senior Indian Army officer with knowledge of the matter. Auli is about 95 kilometers from the Line of Actual Control (LAC), an inhospitable piece of land where the disputed border between India and China is roughly demarcated. The drills will take place as part of the 18th edition of an annual joint exercise known as "Yudh Abhyas" -- or "War Practice".Relations between India and China have been strained since a bloody clash between their soldiers in the Himalayas in June 2020 left at least 20 Indian troops and four Chinese soldiers dead.Tensions have been raised further recently by China building a brid...