ECI tightens norms to crack down on criminals in politics; issues revised guidelines:Election Commission today issued revised guidelines for publishing details of criminal antecedents by candidates and the political parties regarding candidates nominated by them.
India-US hold 2+2 intersessional meeting:The Intersessional Meeting of the U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue was held on Friday where the two sides discussed a range of bilateral, regional, and multilateral issues.
National Education Policy aims to fulfill aspirations, expectations, requirements of New India: PM Modi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asserted that the National Education Policy-2020 aims to fulfill the aspirations, expectations and requirements of new India. The Prime Minister said that it will give a new direction to 21st century India. PM Modi was addressing the National Conclave on School Education in the 21st Century.
New information on atmospheric turbulence parameters of Himalayan region can help weather prediction:Preventing the air traffic disasters may now be easier and weather predictions more certain, especially in the Himalaya region. Thanks to certain atmospheric turbulence parameters specific to the Himalaya region that scientists have calculated.
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar pays tribute to forest Martyrs:Coming down heavily on the sand mafia, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate change Prakash Javadekar said that strict actions will be taken against them and urged the states to promogulate tough laws to deal with such acts.
US joins India, asks Pakistan to not let its soil be used for terrorist attacks:Pakistan has long been denying India’s claim of harboring terrorists on its soil, fomenting anti-India sentiments, and facilitating terrorists to sneak into India from across the border.
India-China foreign ministers agree to not allow ‘differences to become dispute”:Over a long bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the SCO Council for Foreign Ministers Meeting in Moscow, External minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese Counterpart Wang Yi had a “frank and constructive discussion on the developments in the India-China border areas as well as on India-China relations” said a joint press statement issued following the eagerly awaited meeting.
India slams Pakistani propaganda at UN Forum on ‘the Culture of Peace’:India has slammed Pakistan for using UN platforms for spreading anti-India rhetoric. During the High-Level Forum on the Culture of Peace on Thursday, India called the Pakistani attempt “unfortunate” and said, “We have witnessed another attempt by the delegation of Pakistan to exploit a UN platform for hate speech against India”
India-China Foreign Ministers discuss LAC standoff in Moscow:External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar’s busy diplomatic outreach in Moscow was capped by one of the most important and speculated bilateral meetings with the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Thursday. The bilateral meeting which lasted for over two hours deliberated the ongoing military standoff in Ladakh. The meeting holds significance as both the ministers met for the first time in-person ever since the tension along LAC in Ladakh has heightened.
Japan calls for increased cooperation in the India-Pacific region to counter Chinese expansion:Japanese Defence Minister Taro Kono has called for increased cooperation in the India-Pacific region to counter Chinese expansion.
Air India operates 5th Vande Bharat flight from Delhi to Ningbo, China:India operated its fifth Vande Bharat flight to China yesterday. Late last night, Air India flew in 212 Indians, three OCI card holders, Chinese nationals and few foreign nationals to Ningbo in China from Delhi.
Japan PM shares throwback pics with PM Modi, says both share vision of free and open Indo-Pacific:Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has shared some throwback pictures of him and PM Modi on his social media account. The photos were taken during PM Modi’s visit to Yamanashi Prefecture in 2018 and Prime Minister Abe’s visits to India in 2015 and 2017.
Fifth Vande Bharat flight from Delhi to Ningbo brings back 212 Indians to China:India operated its fifth Vande Bharat flight to China yesterday. Late night of Sept 10, Air India flew in 212 Indians, three OCI card holders Chinese nationals and few foreign nationals to Ningbo in China from Delhi.
US Open Tennis: Victoria Azarenka sets up final clash with Naomi Osaka in Women’s Singles:In the US Open Tennis, Belarusian Victoria Azarenka will face Japan’s Naomi Osaka in the summit clash of the women’s singles tomorrow.
Serena falls to Azarenka in U.S. Open semi-finals:Serena Williams was beaten 1-6 6-3 6-3 in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open by Victoria Azarenka on Thursday, denying her the chance of winning a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title on home soil this year.