Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicChemical weapons

Topic: chemical weapons

World likely to be hit by chemical, biological or dirty bomb terror attack by 2030, UK warns

In perhaps its most wide-ranging re-evaluation of security since Cold War, UK intends to cut tanks, fighter jets while bolstering arsenal of nuclear missiles potentially by 40%.

How the humble coconut became a part of modern warfare in World War I

In ‘Coconut’, Robin Laurance traces how the fruit changed the world. Coconut charcoal was in great demand during WWI.

Urging a total ban, India opposes bid to give chemical weapons watchdog more teeth

India's Ambassador & Permanent Representative to the OPCW said India believes those who indulge in such "abhorrent acts" must be held accountable

Images show US missiles destroyed 3 ‘chemical weapons’ research & storage units in Syria

Satellite images show Bashar al-Assad’s suspected deadly arsenal in and around Damascus; 100 missiles fired by the US-led coalition forces to destroy targets.

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File photo of Assi Ghat, Varanasi | Representative Image | Neera Majumdar | ThePrint

Forget Gyanvapi for a moment, Varanasi needs justice for a recent carnage: 2006 IM bombings

The real victim of the Varanasi bombing investigation has been the idea of justice. It's more lethal than any bombs the Indian Mujahideen planted.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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