WION Evening News brief, February 23, 2018

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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Feb 23, 2018, 01.11 PM (IST)

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Dhanush missile from naval ship

India today successfully test-fired the nuclear-capable ballistic missile 'Dhanush' from a naval ship off Odisha coast. An anti-ship missile, Dhanush is a variant of  Prithvi III developed by the Indian Navy.

China equipping soliders with US style digital combat gear along India border: Report

After reports of China upgrading its air defence along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), a report said it has equipped one its Army branch stationed at the border with US-style integrated individual soldier combat system to prepare for "informatised warfare".

Now, India, Pak, Afghan officials bond over TAPI gas pipeline

India's minister of state for external affairs M J Akbar today joined Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to open Tapi gas pipeline section in Afganistan.

No space for those who misuse religion for political motives & separatism: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau on Friday. 

Myanmar bulldozed scores of Rohingya villages since November: Human Rights Watch

Satellite imagery shows Myanmar authorities have bulldozed at least 55 Rohingya villages in northern Rakhine in recent months, Human Rights Watch said Friday, condemning the government for erasing evidence at sites where troops are accused of atrocities.