Mortal remains of Ram Vilas Paswan flown to Patna; cremation to take place tomorrow:The Union Cabinet has condoled the demise of Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan. During its meeting today, the Cabinet observed silence for two minutes in memory of the departed leader.
President, PM, other political leaders pay their last respects to Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan:President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have paid their last respects to Union Minister and LJP leader Ram Vilas Paswan.
Notification for 2nd phase of assembly elections in Bihar to be issued:The notification for the second phase of assembly elections in Bihar will be issued today.
World Food Programme awarded 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for combating hunger:The World Food Programme has won the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to combat hunger and food insecurity around the globe.
Nepal’s COVID-19 cases crossed one lakh mark:Nepal’s COVID-19 cases crossed one lakh mark. According to the spokesperson of the Ministry of Health and Population, 2059 new cases of coronavirus reported in last 24 hours taking total number to 100676 on Friday.
Hong Kong arrested 10,039 over past year for protests, violence:In Hong Kong, a total of 10,039 people has been arrested from June 9, 2019 to September 30, 2020 in relation to last year’s protests, state media reported on Thursday quoting the Hong Kong Police Force.
China formally joins WHO led COVAX initiative on COVID-19 vaccine:China has formally joined COVAX, the global initiative for COVID-19 vaccine by signing an agreement on Thursday with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance.
Fraternal ties with Bangladesh India’s Highest Priority- High Commissioner Vikram Doraiswami:The newly appointed High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh, Vikram Doraiswami has said that the fraternal ties with Bangladesh is one of India’s highest priorities.
RBI keeps key interest rates unchanged:The Reserve Bank of India in its bi-monthly Monetary Policy statement issued today has maintained a status quo keeping the key interest rates unchanged.
Satisfied with arrangements, Indian archers looking to find momentum after returning to practice post lockdown:Sporting facilities have been opened across the country, with special emphasis on India’s Olympic hopefuls after being shut due to the lockdown imposed by the coronavirus.