EAM Jaishankar addresses 46th session of UNHRC virtually: India and Mauritius sign Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement. CECPA provides for an institutional mechanism to encourage and improve trade between the two countries.
PM Modi gives ‘Self-3’ Mantra to IIT students: Prime Minister Narendra Modi gives Mantra of ‘Self-3’ – Self-awareness, Self-confidence and Selflessness to students of IIT- Kharagpur; Addressing the convocation of the premier institute through video conferencing, PM says, there is a need to take IITs to the next level of ‘Institution of Indigenous Technology’.
DRDO conducts two successful launches of Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile: Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted two successful launches of Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM).
PM addresses webinar on effective implementation of Budget provisions in defence sector: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the webinar on effective implementation of the Union Budget provisions in the defence sector on Monday.
PM Modi inaugurates several railway projects in West Bengal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the extension of Metro Railway from Noapara to Dakshineswar in West Bengal and flagged off the first service on this stretch. He also inaugurated the third line between Kalaikunda and Jhargram.
ADB discussing USD 940 million assistance for Bangladesh COVID vaccination programme: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is working with the government of Bangladesh for providing a USD 940 million assistance to purchase COVID 19 vaccine.
G7 Foreign Ministers condemn violence against Myanmar protestors: The Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, and the US, and the High Representative of the European Union have firmly condemned violence by Myanmar’s security forces against peaceful protests.
Facebook to restore Australian news pages after tweaks to media laws: Facebook will restore Australian news pages after Canberra offered amendments to a proposed law designed to force tech giants to pay for media content displayed on their platforms.
Bangladesh receives 2 million doses of COVID 19 vaccine from Serum Institute of India: Bangladesh received 2 million doses of the COVID 19 vaccine from the Serum Institute of India (SII) on Tuesday. This is the second consignment of the vaccine from the SII as part of the tripartite deal with Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd. and the government of Bangladesh to supply 30 million doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID 19 vaccine produced by it.
Seven Chinese netizens detained for defaming PLA Galwan soldiers: In China, police have detained seven Chinese netizens so far, for posting online comments defaming Chinese soldiers who died during Galwan Valley clash with India in June 2020.