Air quality in Delhi-NCR remains in severe category; Odd-Even Scheme to be implemented from tomorrow: The air quality in the Delhi-NCR region remains in severe category. A layer of toxic haze hung over the national capital and the overall air quality index stood at 493 in the evening.
Act East Policy an important part of Indo-Pacific vision, says PM Modi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India’s Act East Policy is an important part of its Indo-Pacific vision. Addressing the 16th India-ASEAN summit in Bangkok this morning, he said engagement with ASEAN has been and will always remain a critical element of India’s Act East Policy and strategy.
PM Modi invites global industrialists and businesses to invest in India: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited businesses to invest in India. Stressing on innovations and start-ups, he said the businesses would be welcomed with open arms in the country. He was speaking at the 50-year celebrations of the Aditya Birla group in Bangkok today.
PM Modi: ASEAN integral part of Act East Policy: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses 16th Asean India Summit at Bangkok, says ASEAN is the integral part of India’s Act East Policy.
India-Bangladesh Friendship Dialogue concludes in Cox’s Bazar: The 9th round of India Bangladesh Friendship dialogue concluded in Cox’s Bazar on Saturday with a call to build a strategic space between the two countries based on learning and experience of the past and expectations and aspirations for the future. It also appealed for greater collaboration between North Eastern states of India and Bangladesh to enhance bilateral trade.
J&K Lieutenant-Governor reviews development projects: Lieutenant-Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, GC Murmu reviews developmental scenario and winter preparedness of Baramulla district; Announces additional five crore rupees for village level works identified under ‘Back to Village’ programme and fifty lakh rupees for upgrading Sheerwani Hall.
Pollution breaks all records in Capital Delhi and NCR: Pollution breaks all records in Capital Delhi and NCR as air quality index touches the ‘unbreathable’ mark of 1000; adjoining districts of UP, Punjab and Haryana too record dangerous levels of pollution.
PM Modi attends event marking 50 years of global presence of Aditya Birla Group: Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the programme marking fifty years of the global presence of the Aditya Birla Group in Thailand.
India-Uzbekistan signs 3 MoUs in the field of Military Medicine and Military Education: India and Uzbekistan ink three Memorandum of Understanding in Tashkent, Uzbekistan during visit of Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh; Pacts inked in the fields of Military Medicine and Military Education to further strengthen defence cooperation between the two countries; Rajnath Singh holds discussions with Uzbekistan’s Defence Minister Major General Nizamovich.
Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari relieved Governors of all seven provinces of the country: Nepal’s President Bidya Devi Bhandari has relieved Governors of all seven provinces of the country.According to a press statement issued by the President’s Office, the Governors have been relieved as per the constitutional provisions on the recommendation of cabinet.
At least 14 persons including eight women and two children died after a bus plunged into a river in Nepal: In Nepal at least 14 persons including eight women and two children died after a bus plunged into a river in Sindhupalchowk district.
Mali: At least 53 security personnel killed in terrorist attack: In Mali, at least 53 soldiers and one civilian were killed in terrorist attack on army post. The government officials said that it was one of the deadliest strikes against the West African country’s military in recent memory and confirmed that Islamic State has claimed the responsibility for the attack.
Spain: Protesters march to Catalan government HQ: About 200 protesters marched through the streets of Barcelona to call for independence and denounce action by both the Spanish and Catalan governments.
US Treasury Secy, RBI Governor discuss economy, regulatory issues: US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday met Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das and other top RBI officials and discussed global and domestic macro-economic scenario and regulatory developments in both countries, an RBI statement said.
Hockey: Indian Men, Women Teams seal Tokyo Olympics spots: Indian Women’s and Men’s hockey teams qualify for 2020 Tokyo Olympics; Women’s team books Olympics berth 6-5 on aggregate, despite losing to the U.S.A. 1-4; Men’s team trounces Russia 7-1 to seal Tokyo Olympics spot.