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.