Wishing his `extended family` on social media a ‘Happy Independence Day’, megastar Amitabh Bachchan Friday said the country is on the "threshold of great success" and that it gave mankind the vital weapon of ahimsa or non-violence.
The international operation to destroy Syrian chemical weapons entered its final phase on Wednesday, as they were transferred by workers at an Italian port from a Danish freighter to a US military ship equipped to dispose of them.
Denying charges that the death of
six-year-old boy, killed in an encounter in Pilkhulwa area
here, was not caused by police firing, the authority on Thursday
asserted that he died of the criminal`s bullet.
A new Israeli weapons system knocked down a Palestinian anti-tank rocket in its first
combat test, showing off technology that could protect the heavy vehicles that have been the mainstay of the world`s ground forces for decades.
More than one weapon may have
been used in the assassination of Pakistan`s Punjab Governor
Salmaan Taseer last month and the politician may have been
attacked again while being driven to hospital, a media report
Testing nuclear weapon has not
enhanced India`s national security, veteran diplomat and
Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar has said, noting that
Pakistan also acquired the atomic bomb within three weeks
after the Pokhran II.
J&K Police on Saturday put to use its non-lethal weapon `pump-action rifle` for the first time for crowd control in which a few people received injuries when a nearly 3,000-strong mob attempted to attack an army camp in Sopore.