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Debris from a plane belonging to Ukraine International Airlines which crashed on the outskirts of Tehran

Iran’s accidental downing of Ukrainian plane due to multiple failures

Iran air defense forces mistook the Ukrainian airliner for a cruise missile, an error which killed all 176 people aboard the plane.
Passengers' belongings are seen after the Ukraine International Airlines plane crashed after take-off from Iran's Imam Khomeini airport

These missile tell-tale signs could solve the Ukrainian jet crash mystery

The PMs of Canada, U.K. and Australia have hinted that the jet that crashed in Tehran may have been brought down by an Iranian missile.
Debris from a plane belonging to Ukraine International Airlines which crashed on the outskirts of Tehran

Iran says crash jet tried to turn back, while Ukraine probes missile theory

Iran initially blamed technical issues and then an engine fire, while the Ukrainian embassy in Tehran ruled out terrorism before amending its statement to offer no comment.
US President Donald Trump | Tom Brenner | Bloomberg File Photo

Whistleblower, Bidens, Pelosi, Bolton — here’s the cast in Trump impeachment proceedings

With the impeachment hearings against US President Donald Trump in motion, here's a look at the who’s who in the ever-expanding list of key players.
US President Donald Trump | Tom Brenner | Bloomberg File Photo

US President Trump says ‘sham’ impeachment proceedings shouldn’t be allowed

Donald Trump is facing allegations of using the office of the US President to pressure Ukraine for political gain against presidential aspirant Joe Biden and his son.
US President Donald Trump

New York Times slammed for revealing details of whistleblower who complained against Trump

Dean Baquet, NYT Executive Editor, however, said they decided to publish the details of the whistleblower as they wanted the readers to make their own judgments.
Donald Trump

This is what it will take to impeach Donald Trump over call to Ukrainian President Zelensky

Pressurised by legislators, White House decided to release transcript of Trump’s phone chat with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Hunter Biden

Did Joe Biden intervene in Ukraine to protect his son Hunter? Here are some facts

Joe Biden played a key role in US diplomacy with Ukraine. His son served on the board of a Ukrainian company linked to money laundering in 2014.
US President Donald Trump

A normal president would tread lightly around impeachment hearings, but not Trump

The US President was irritable this week at the UN — insulting reporters, denying and then confirming parts of the allegations against him and openly calling for the investigation of Joe Biden and his son.
US President Donald Trump

Why Donald Trump is facing an impeachment inquiry, and what it means

A US intelligence whistleblower has submitted a complaint to the Pentagon, alleging Donald Trump asked Ukrainian President to probe his political rival.

On Camera

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We must not return to work for now. Covid’s not over yet, says a virologist in letter to son

If everyone goes back to work as soon as the ‘curve bends downwards’, it's guaranteed you'll get a second wave of infections in Europe.

Is forcing private labs to make Covid-19 tests free the only way to stop spread of infection?

The Supreme Court directed the central government to make Covid-19 testing by private laboratories free of charge Wednesday.

Defence

Col Navjot Singh Bal | special arrangement

Col Navjot Singh Bal, Shaurya Chakra awardee and icon for many, loses battle with cancer

Despite losing an arm to cancer, Col Navjot Singh Bal continued to serve in 2 Para as the commanding officer and even learnt to fire with his left hand.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.