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Big stage fright gets to India again as they lose to Australia in CWG final
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Big stage fright gets to India again as they lose to Australia in CWG final

Big stage fright gets to India again as they lose to Australia in CWG finalThe Indian women’s cricket team once again succumbed to the big stage fright to suffer a nine-run defeat against the mighty Australia in the gold medal match of the Commonwealth Games. The ‘Women In Blue’ lost the battle of nerves and also the last five wickets for 13 runs with some poor strategic moves and even more atrocious shot selections leaving a lot to be desired. Chasing 162 for victory, India were bundled out for 152 in the final over.
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Iyer, spinners complete 4-1 Windies rout as India win 5th T20I by 88 runs

Shreyas Iyer roared back to form with a stroke-filled 64 while the spinners picked up all the 10 wickets as India recorded yet another one-sided 88-run victory over West Indies to wrap up 5-match T20I series by a comprehensive 4-1 margin. Iyer’s fifty and useful contributions from Deepak Hooda (38) and Hardik Pandya (28) propelled India to 188/7. In reply, West Indies were all out for 100 inside 16 overs as one of the most lopsided T20I bilateral series came to an end.
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Chinese nuclear-capable bombers fly near Taiwan in ‘mock strike mission’ in prep for ‘real operation’
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Chinese nuclear-capable bombers fly near Taiwan in ‘mock strike mission’ in prep for ‘real operation’

CHINESE nuke bombers have flown terrifying military drills amid increasing fears over an imminent attack on Taiwan.

Tensions in the region have reached boiling point as China is reportedly trailing its nuclear-capable H-6K bombers for an invasion.

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Nuclear-capable bombers have been trialled by Chinese military near Taiwan[/caption]

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Chilling footage shows the aircraft performing military drills as fears escalate over an imminent invasion[/caption]

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Today’s escalation comes amid increasing concerns an assault on Taiwan is on the horizon – with China potentially preparing to utilise its devastating nuclear arsenal.

Communist Party forces are continuing to step up military drills in the region, and experts believe the Chinese military would need to establish over two million soldiers for a full out invasion.

Chinese media have previously released footage of field hospital rehearsals that suggest it is preparing for mass casualties.

The nuke bomber drills were the conclusion of four days of military exercises rolled out in response to a visit to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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The use of the aircraft is a chilling intensification of tensions in the region due to the H-6K bombers’ ability to be equipped with nuclear warheads.

Chinese state run media Global Times has said the training runs were a “deterrence mission” to demoralise Taiwan’s independence struggle and “promote the reunification process”.

The Communist Party mouthpiece also admitted the alarming nuke-bomber exercises were to rehearse “a potential real operation”.

Footage released on Twitter saw the PLA military aircraft training across the Taiwan Straits amid reports Beijing may be preparing for a 48-hour blitz to capture Taiwan in a flash.


Taiwan’s Defense Ministry said today it detected multiple Chinese aircraft, naval vessels and drones operating around the Taiwan Strait.

The Taiwan officials said the drills were a “simulated attack against the main island of Taiwan and Taiwan’s naval vessels”.

The Global Times, often seen as an unofficial Beijing mouthpiece, said the training drills put numerous aircraft and fighter jets through their paces.

Among those drilled today was the H-6K bombers, potentially the most destructive aircraft in its arsenal.

Designed for long-range attacks, the aircraft has a combat range of around 1,800 miles before it would need to refuel.

Powerful air and sea forces like H-6K bomber could be key to China’s potential assault on the Taiwan, as its military will need to overcome treacherous conditions to reach the island.

China’s military said it has conducted air and sea combat drills to the north, southwest and east of the island in recent days to “test the troops’ joint combat capabilities”

Aerial attacks from the nation’s air force may be a central part of the potential invasion, with Beijing continuing to be open with its desire to recapture the island.

Taiwan’s Premier Su Tseng-chang on Sunday reiterated Taiwan’s condemnation of the drills at a press conference.

He said: “Not only Taiwan but other countries in the region as well as freedom-loving countries like the US and so on have vehemently protested and condemned China’s arrogant military operations disrupting regional peace and stability.

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“We call on the Chinese government to not flex its military muscles and disrupt regional peace.”

These recent drills with the H-6K’s terrifying nuclear capabilities could be a terrifying glimpse into the Communist Party’s plans.

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Today’s military drills saw China train with its nuclear-capable bomber aircraft[/caption]

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Beijing has been training with its titanic H-6K bombers ahead of a potential invasion of Taiwan
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ISRO set to make history with its first small satellite launch vehicle

Chennai, Aug 6 (PTI): Days from scripting history, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is all poised to launch it first Small Satellite Vehicle Mission(SSLV), carrying along an earth observation satellite and a student satellite from Sriharikota. After carving a niche on successful mission launches through its trusted workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles (PSLV), Geosynchronous […]
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Satellites no longer usable after deviation: ISRO on maiden SSLV mission
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Satellites no longer usable after deviation: ISRO on maiden SSLV mission

Satellites no longer usable after deviation: ISRO on maiden SSLV missionSriharikota: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Sunday said the satellites onboard its maiden Small Satellite Launch Vehicle “are no longer usable” after the SSLV-D1 placed them in an elliptical orbit instead of a circular one. The space agency said a committee would analyse and make recommendations into today’s episode and with the implementation of […]
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