Daily Archives: December 8, 2018

U.S. fails in its UN bid to decry Hamas movement

A U.S. resolution championed by Ambassador Nikki Haley to condemn the Palestinian Hamas movement at the United Nations for firing rockets at Israel failed to win enough votes for adoption on Thursday. The proposed measure won 87 votes in the General Assembly, falling short of a two-thirds majority. Fifty-eight countries …

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Translocated hyena dies in Assam zoo

Translocated hyena dies in Guwahati zoo A male hyena, which was recently translocated from Jharkhand to Assam State Zoo, died here following brief illness caused by stress and infection, an official said Friday. The hyena, which arrived on November 26 from Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park in Ranchi, slipped into coma …

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Aero India, aviation expo to be merged

For the first time, the country’s civil aviation exhibition will be subsumed into the upcoming edition of Aero India to be held from February 20 to 24, 2019, a defence official said on Friday. So far, Aero India has been defence-oriented while a separate civil aviation exhibition is held in …

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‘Religious education can counter terror’

IS men clueless about Islam: ex-IB head Strong religious education acts as a bulwark against radicalisation, and most of the Islamic State members had little knowledge of Islam, Asif Ibrahim, former envoy of the Prime Minister on countering terrorism and extremism, said on Friday. Mr. Ibrahim, former Director of the …

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