EAMJaishankar proposes G20 Principles on Coordinated Cross-Border Movement of People:At the G-20 foreign ministers meeting on Thursday held in the background of the Corona pandemic, discussions centered on strengthening international cooperation across borders. Over the virtually held meeting, External affairs minister S Jaishankar proposed the development of voluntary ‘G20 Principles on Coordinated Cross-Border Movement of People’ while maintaining the health safety protocols.
Situation in border areas of eastern Ladakh is a “direct result” of actions taken by China: MEA :India has once again taken a firm stand on the situation in eastern Ladakh. India on Thursday said the situation witnessed in the border areas in eastern Ladakh over the past four months is a “direct result” of actions taken by China aimed at effecting unilateral change in the status quo of the region.
Recovery rate from COVID-19 infection improves to 77.09 % :India continues to stay ahead of curve as the recovery rate reached 77.09 % and the case fatality rate has further dropped to 1.75%.
Trial run on new river route connecting Bangladesh with Tripura starts:The trial run from Daudkandi in Bangladesh to Sonamura in Tripura started on Thursday as the MV Premier sailed from Daudkandi on Thursday with 50 metric tonne of cement cargo.
Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria visits frontline air bases in Eastern Air Command :Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria, Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) visited frontline air bases in Eastern Air Command (EAC) on on Wednesday.
COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 77.09%:68,584 COVID patients recovered in the last 24 hours in the country registering highest single day recovery till date.
SC orders phased removal of 48000 jhuggies from railways land in NCT:The Supreme Court has ordered the railways to remove the encroachments, which are there in its safety zones, within three months.
PUBG video game app among 118 new Chinese apps banned:The Government has blocked 118 mobile apps including PUBG which are prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India, Defence of India, Security of State and Public Order.
Cabinet approves Mission Karmayogi – Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building:The Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its nod to Mission Karmayogi – National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building.
Rajnath Singh reaches Russia to attend Shanghai Cooperation Organization Defence Ministers’ Meet:Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has reached Russia to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Defence Ministers’ Meet.
PM Modi to give Special Key Note address at 3rd Annual Leadership Summit of USISPF:Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver the Special Key Note Address at the USISPF 3rd Annual Leadership Summit, through video conference on Thursday.
U.S. COVID-19 cases surpass 6.11 mln, nearly 480,000 children infected:The number of COVID-19 cases in the United States reached 6.11 million as of early Thursday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
Trump, Biden will both mark 9/11 anniversary in Shanksville:Both President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden will commemorate the 19th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in rural Pennsylvania where one of the hijacked planes crashed in a field, the White House and Biden’s campaign announced Wednesday.
Typhoon Maysak hits North Korea, bringing heavy rain, floods:Typhoon Maysak hit North Korea overnight and brought heavy rain and floods, the country’s state-run broadcaster KRT reported on Thursday, even as damage from a previous typhoon last week was still being repaired.
Livestock ship carrying 42 crew missing off southern Japan:Japanese rescuers were searching on Thursday for a livestock ship with 42 crew members on board that sent a distress signal during rough weather off southern Japan.
Hindu widows of Bangladesh to get share in all property- High Court:In a landmark judgement the High Court of Bangladesh has ordered that Hindu widows are entitled to share in all properties of their deceased husband.
U.N. warns of Libya arms build-up and virus surge:The United Nations acting Libya envoy said on Wednesday that foreign supporters of both sides in the civil war were helping them stockpile weapons in breach of an arms embargo and as coronavirus “spirals out of control” in the country.
Gunmen storm funeral in Mexico, killing at least eight:At least eight people were killed and over a dozen others injured in the Mexican city of Cuernavaca on Tuesday after gunmen reportedly stormed a funeral service and opened fire.
UNSC rejects Pakistan’s application for listing 2 Indians under sanction list:In yet another embarrassment to Pakistan, the United Nations Security Council has rejected Islamabad’s application for listing of 2 Indian Individuals as international terrorists under UNSC’s resolution 1267.
FM holds review meeting with heads of Scheduled Commercial Banks & NBFCs:Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman held a review meeting with the heads of Scheduled Commercial Banks and NBFCs through Video Conferencing today to review their state of preparedness for implementation of the loans resolution framework for COVID-19 related stress.
IIT Delhi incubated startup launches ‘‘Chakr DeCoV’’ to decontaminate N95 masks:IIT Delhi incubated startup Chakr Innovation has launched ‘Chakr DeCoV’ to decontaminate N95 masks.
Impressed with how quickly the boys have regained rhythm: Delhi Capitals Bowling Coach Ryan Harris:Having joined the Delhi Capitals support staff as a Bowling Coach ahead of the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League, Australia’s Ryan Harris was finally out of his room on Wednesday evening, and oversaw his first nets session with the Delhi Capitals after arriving in UAE last week.
Three wrestlers test positve for COVID-19 National Wrestling Camp at SAI Centre in Sonepat:Three senior men’s wrestlers, who had reported to the National Wrestling Camp at SAI Centre in Sonepat, have tested positive for COVID -19 virus.
Djokovic overcomes slow start to extend win streak:World number one Novak Djokovic brushed aside Briton Kyle Edmund 6-7(5) 6-3 6-4 6-2 on Wednesday after a sluggish start to remain unbeaten in 2020 and move into the third round of the U.S. Open.
Longer build-up to tournament a great opportunity to experiment: Ashwin:After having finished third in last season’s Indian Premier League, Delhi Capitals added some much needed experience to their ranks for the upcoming season, and India’s star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will be expected to make an impact, with 125 wickets in 139 IPL matches under his belt.
Venice Film Festival opens with strict safety measures:The Venice Film Festival opened on Wednesday with strict safety measures in place for the industry’s first international competition since the Pandemic hit, and help movie buffs forget coronavirus for a while.
Low ozone over Brahmaputra River Valley brings good news for health of people:There is good news for the Brahmaputra River Valley (BRV). Researchers have found that the concentration of near surface ozone in this region in the North-East corner of India is low compared to the other urban locations in India
Canister bag that solidifies infectious secretions like COVID 19 can save health workers from exposure during handling:Infectious secretions from contagious diseases such as COVID 19, tuberculosis (TB), and influenza poses high risk for healthcare workers. Their exposure to the high-risk hazard while handling the waste can soon be controlled with a canister bag that solidifies the secretions rapidly, making disposal safer.