India, Brazil, South Africa seek Comprehensive reform of the UN Security Council: The tripartite Forum of India, Brazil, and South Africa, IBSA, has emphasized on “Comprehensive reform of the UN Security Council.
PM Modi to dedicate historic Kosi Rail Mahasetu to the Nation on Friday: Prime Minister Narendra Modi shall dedicate to the nation the historic Kosi Rail Mahasetu (mega-bridge) to the Nation through video-conference on 18th September 2020.
COVID-19 test for International passengers; Testing allowed at entry Airport on pilot basis: Ministry of Civil Aviation has allowed RT-PCR testing at the entry airport on pilot basis to facilitate the transfer of international passengers.
J&K: Lt Governor visits Khanmoh, takes part in the ongoing ‘Awami Muhim’: ‘Basic amenities are a prerequisite for any developed and progressive society and the UT administration shall ensure that the same are provided across the UT within the next two years’. Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha made these remarks while addressing a public gathering at block Khonmoh, Srinagar.
India slams Pakistan and OIC at Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva: India has once again rebuked Pakistan for spreading its anti-India propaganda at international forums.
Global Covid-19 cases surpass 29.6 million: Johns Hopkins: The overall number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed the 29.6 million mark, while the deaths have increased to over 935,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
Myanmar restricts office attendance as COVID-19 cases surge: Myanmar has announced restrictions on office attendance by government employees after several cases of COVID-19 infections were reported among government servants in the country.
Environment Ministerial Meeting of G20 countries held through video conferencing: Environment Ministerial Meeting of the G20 countries was held on Wednesday through video conferencing under the Presidency of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The meetings focused on various social and economic issues such as agriculture, anti-corruption, climate, digital economy, education, employment, energy, environment, health, tourism, trade and investment.
Passenger train services resume at full capacity in Bangladesh: The passenger train services in Bangladesh have resumed at full capacity from Wednesday. The operations were restricted in view of the Corona pandemic for almost six months since March 24 this year. According to the PRO of the Ministry of Railways, trains are carrying passengers to their full capacity to different destinations maintaining the corona health guidelines.
Yoshihide Suga elected as Japan’s new Prime Minister; PM Modi congratulates: Japan’s parliament on Wednesday elected Yoshihide Suga prime minister, with the former chief cabinet secretary expected to stick closely to policies championed by Shinzo Abe during his record-breaking tenure.
Will know whether pitches help batsmen or bowlers once matches start: Amit Mishra: With 157 wickets in 147 IPL games, Delhi Capitals’ Amit Mishra is one of the top performing players in IPL history. His consistent performances over the years have seen him become the second-highest wicket-taker in IPL history, and the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League in UAE will present him with the chance of overtaking Lasith Malinga to become the highest wicket-taker. The 37-year-old spoke about the team environment, their preparations, and what he thinks of the pitches in UAE.
First 8 Khelo India State Centre of Excellence to get financial support of Rs. 95.19 cr in 4 years: Sports Ministry has identified sports facilities in 8 states to be upgraded to Khelo India State Centre of Excellence. The identified facilities, to be upgraded with an effort to identify and groom Olympic level talent, will be upgraded at a cost of Rs 95.19 crores.
India’s role in manufacture & supply of COVID-19 vaccine will be critical: Bill Gates: The Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has said India’s willingness to play a “big role” in manufacturing COVID-19 vaccine and allow it to supply to other developing countries will be a critical part in containing the pandemic globally.
Dr Kapila Vatsyayan passes away: Dr Kapila Vatsyayan passed away Wednesday morning. She was a leading scholar of Indian classical dance, art, architecture, and history.