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Northrop, Raytheon to build missile to shoot down hypersonic weapons

WASHINGTON D.C.: Raytheon Technologies and Northrop Grumman have won U.S. contracts to develop missiles to intercept hypersonic weapons.The decision means ...

Investors pull plug on share markets in Asia, Nikkei 225 falls 245 points

NEW YORK, New York - Stocks in Asia fell sharply on Wednesday following large falls on Wall Street blamed on ...

Expect Indian inflation over 6%, says Reserve Bank of India deputy

NEW DELHI, India: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy governor Michael Patra says India's retail inflation is likely to breach ...

US airports saw 2.45 million air passengers on June 24

WASHINGTON D.C.: Despite weather and staffing issues resulting in travel disruptions, last week the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened ...

Nasdaq slumps nearly 3 percent in U.S. stocks sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - Disappointing economic data put an end to Wall Street's recent rally Tuesday, with all indices ...

UK body to recommend 4 to 5% pay raise for healthcare workers

LONDON, England: According to a report in the UK's Guardian newspaper, a government advisory agency, the National Health Service Pay ...

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Airbus captain tries to land at Lahore runway closed two years ago

LAHORE, Pakistan - An Airbus 320 carrying 171 passengers narrowly avoided an accident at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Pakistan's second-largest ...

Myanmar junta minister discusses nuclear cooperation with Russia

YANGON, Myanmar - According to military-run media, a junta delegation discussed nuclear technology collaboration with a Russian state-owned atomic energy ...

China ready to work with Nepal to protect regional security, stability, prosperity

BEIJING, China - China says it applauds Nepal's decision to withdraw from the United States government's State Partnership Program-SPP.Wang Wenbin, ...

U.S. to provide Tk2.3 crore as emergency funding for northern Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing more than Tk2.3 crore in emergency funding ...

Judge-lawyer audio discussing bribe leaked in Nepal: Probe committee formed

KATHMANDU, Nepal - A three-member investigation committee has been formed to investigate an audio recording of a Kathmandu District Court ...

EU, India hope for free trade agreement by 2023, says officials

NEW DELHI, India: The European Union and India have relaunched talks to implement a free trade agreement, aimed to be ...