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Details of the moving ceremony were released in London on Monday by the British Ministry of Defence (MoD), the Xinhua news agency reported.

F-16s escort Mumbai-Singapore flight after bomb threat
Mar 26 2019

A Singapore Airlines flight from Mumbai to Singapore with 263 passengers on board Tuesday received a bomb threat, prompting Singapore Air Force to send two F-16s to escort the aircraft.

News of India denying overflight to Malaysian PM flying to Pakistan false: Sources Mar 26 2019

There were media reports in Pakistan that India denied permission to the plane carrying the Malaysian prime minister to fly over it when he was on his way to Islamabad to attend Pakistan's national day celebrations on March 23.

Pak places 2 Hindu girls in protection after alleged forced conversion Mar 26 2019

A Pakistani high court on Tuesday ordered official protection for the two Hindu girls due to concern about their safety as authorities widened a probe to ascertain if the teenage sisters were abducted, forcibly converted and married.

Imran Khan says Indo-Pak relations to remain tense till elections in India Mar 26 2019

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said Indo-Pak relations would remain tense till the general elections in India are over. Tensions between India and Pakistan escalated after the February 14 attack by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed in Pulwama.

NASA's historic all-women spacewalk scrapped due to lack of fitting spacesuits Mar 26 2019

NASA's plan to conduct the first all-female spacewalk this month had to be scrapped after the crew aboard the International Space Station encountered an unexpected setback -- the lack of well-fitting spacesuits, the US space agency said.

China destroys 30,000 'incorrect' world maps Mar 26 2019

Customs officials in China have destroyed 30,000 world maps printed in the country for not mentioning Arunachal Pradesh and Taiwan as part of its territory, according to a media report.

Trump administration wants Obamacare struck down Mar 26 2019

US President Donald Trump's administration has said that the entire Affordable Care Act or Obamacare should be struck down. The Justice Department said that it agreed with the ruling of a federal judge in Texas that invalidated the Obama-era healthcare law.

Pentagon sanctions $1 bn for US-Mexico border wall Mar 26 2019

The Pentagon notified Congress that it has sanctioned the transfer of $1 billion to begin new wall construction along the US-Mexico border, drawing immediate objections from Democratic lawmakers.