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China Plans World’s Longest Tunnel To Divert Brahmaputra Water: Report

Indian Defence News: The move, that is expected to “turn Xinjiang into California”, has raised concerns among environmentalists about its likely impact on the Himalayan region, Hong Kong-based South China Morning Post reported. BEIJING:  Chinese engineers are testing techniques that could be used to build a 1,000-km long tunnel, the world’s longest, to carry water from Brahmaputra river in Tibet close to...

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NIA Charges Zakir Naik For Radicalisation

  Indian Defence News:  NIA has chargesheeted the “televangelist” under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for heading an ‘unlawful association’ The agency accused him of inciting youth to take up terror acts and join global terror outfits like Islamic State NEW DELHI: Controversial preacher Zakir Naik deliberately insulted the religious beliefs of Hindus, Christians and Islamic sects like Shia, Sufi...

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More Red-Eye Flights On Cards As Airports Choke

Indian Defence News: Only three airports – Chennai, Bengaluru and Trivandrum – can handle four more flights an hour this winter. All other big airports remain choked in terms of runway capacity. The aviation ministry has requested airlines to move some flights in red-eye hours to make room for regional connectivity flights. NEW DELHI: India may be the world’s fastest-growing aviation...