10 Truly Dark Moments From The Roaring Twenties

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10 Truly Dark Moments From The Roaring Twenties10 Truly Dark Moments From The Roaring Twenties

The 1920s, aka the Roaring Twenties, were a fascinating time in US history. People were becoming more affluent, opening doors to new opportunities and experiences. Time-saving inventions also opened up free time for fun and entertainment. Radio was a favorite new pastime. People flocked to theaters to see silent movies, and toward the end of

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High-Altitude Trials of Indigenous Gun

High-Altitude Trials of Indigenous Gun

Pune: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is all set to carry out high altitude (HA) trial of 155 mm 52-calibre advanced towed artillery gun system (ATAGS) in Sikkim next week.

ATAGS has been jointly developed by DRDO and the private sector. In September last year, it successfully cleared the desert trials.

A senior DRDO

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Agni-V User Trial Likely On Jan 18

Agni-V User Trial Likely On Jan 18

BHUBANESWAR: Hectic preparations have begun at Abdul Kalam Island defence test facility off Odisha coast for the first user trial of country’s most potent longest range surface-to-surface nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-V. The trial would be carried out by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of Indian Army.

Sources said the launch window has

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Army Satisfied With Supersonic Akash Missile

Army Satisfied With Supersonic Akash Missile

Blazing a trail: An Akash missile being fired at the Jaisalmer airbase in 2016

Looks for performance enhancement of indigenously developed system

The Army is fully satisfied with the performance of the indigenously developed Akash short-range surface-to-air missile (SR SAM) system and is looking for further performance enhancements in future, Lt.

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Graft: Case proceedings to continue against Mosharraf

Graft: Case proceedings to continue against Mosharraf

against BNP leader Khandaker Mosharraf Hossain.

The HC bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim and Justice Shahidul Karim summarily rejected a criminal division petition seeking further investigation into the case and a stay order on its trial proceedings.

Mosharraf said in the petition that he does not have the ownership of some properties mentioned in the case in which allegation were brought against him.

So, the case should be investigated further, he said.

Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) lawyer Advocate Khurshid Alam Khan told The Daily Star that there is no legal bar for the lower court concern to continue the trial proceedings against Mosharraf following the HC order.

He said that the Appellate Division had earlier cleared the way for the lower court to run the trial proceedings against the accused BNP leader.

The ACC has filed the case against him on charge of amassing wealth worth Tk 12 crore beyond known source of his income and concealing information about his properties worth Tk three crore.

The case was filed during the regime of military backed caretaker govt, the lawyer said.

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