The United States (US) has tested the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system in Alaska by launching a ballistic missile over the Pacific Ocean.The missile-defence system test came after North Korea conducted an Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) test.But Mr Bezos slipped back into second place later in the day.
The foriegn ministers of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt have expressed readiness to engage in a dialogue with Doha if it agrees to some of their demands including showing genuine willingness to stop funding terrorism.
The same was revealed by Bahrain’s foreign minister, after a two-meet with his counterparts from the other three nations.
The 7th edition of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Artists Camp and Exhibition of Paintings has begun at Kathmandu.
Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation of Nepal, Jitendra Narayan Devhas inaugurated the event.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos briefly became the world’s richest man in Forbes magazine’s tracking of wealth, as stock in his e-commerce company hit an all-time high.
Mr Bezos, who is also chairman and chief executive of the Seattle-based company, was worth almost bn (£70bn) after Amazon’s share price rose more than 1 per cent in morning trading in New York.
A medium-range target ballistic missile (MRBM) was launched by US Air Force C-17 over the Pacific Ocean and the THAAD weapon system detected, tracked and intercepted the target.
This was the 15th successful intercept out of the 15 tests carried out for the THAAD weapon system.
Donald Trump’s administration has urged other members of the Nuclear Suppiers Group to support India’s membership bid to the elite grouping. The US Department of Defence and Department of State said in a report that the United States welcomed India’s application to join the NSG and it continues to re-affirm that India is ready for membership.
It also added that the US has called upon other NSG members to support India’s application.
These events provide platform to artists for exchanging ideas with fellow artists and helping in creating special bonding among them and 40 artists from SAARC member countries except Afghanistan taking part in the 4 day camp.