India-Australia-Japan-US hold consultation on QUAD:The QUAD consultation at the level senior officials of the member countries India, Australia, Japan and United States was held virtually on Friday to discuss regional and global issues of common interest.
Pakistan effected demographic change by reducing & driving real Kashmiris out: India at UNHRC:India has called Pakistan “nursery and epicenter of Terrorism”. While exercising right of reply at the ongoing 45th Human Rights Council Meeting in Geneva India said that the world doesn’t need lessons on human rights from a country which has been known as “nursery and epicenter of Terrorism.”
Industrially important ceramic products from bottom ash in thermal plants may reduce waste worries:Bottom ash, waste from coal-based thermal power plants, may soon be utilised to make abrasion resistant ceramics which are used as liners for steel pipes to avoid accelerated erosion of the pipes.
India’s Covid 19 recovery rate reaches 81.74%:With its focused strategies and effective, coordinated and proactive measures, India is reporting steep increase in recoveries.
ECI announces schedule for Bihar Assembly polls 2020:The Election Commission has announced the dates for the Bihar elections. Polls for the eastern state will be held in 3 phases this time around. Chief Election Commissioner announced the poll dates saying the first phase of voting will take place on 28th October, second phase on 3rd November and the 3rd phase will be held on 7th November. Counting & declaration of results will be on the 10th of November.
Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurates 65th Foundation Day celebrations of AIIMS-Delhi:Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurates 65th Foundation Day celebrations of AIIMS, New Delhi
Assam: Seven Rhino smugglers apprehended in Kaziranga:Seven Rhino smugglers were apprehended in two separate operations at Kaziranga by Bokakhat Police and Forest department in connection with Rhino horn trading.
PM Modi holds telephonic conversation with Japan’s new PM Suga Yoshihide:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had a phone call today with Prime Minister of Japan Suga Yoshihide.
‘Yoga Break’ at Work Place of Ministry of AYUSH resumes from today:Activities for promoting the “Yoga Break” protocol of the Ministry of AYUSH, which were suspended after the onset of the Covid-19 protocol, have been resumed with effect from today.
Two terrorists killed in encounter in J&K:In Jammu and Kashmir, two Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorists were killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday.
Nearly 15 lakh tests conducted in last 24 hours; COVID recovery rate reaches 81.74 pct:The nation achieved another milestone in COVID testing by conducting nearly 15 lakh tests in the last 24 hours.
‘Saubhagya’ scheme completes three years since its inception:Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana -“Saubhagya” has completed three years since its inception.
At SAARC India calls for collective resolve to defeat the scourge of terrorism and its sponsors:One of the agenda items in the SAARC Ministerial meeting was 19th SAARC Summit, which is to be hosted by Pakistan. Sources said that the proposal fell through due to lack of consensus.
India urges Nations to put Nature at the heart of recovery plan post COVID19:Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar urged nations to join hands at the start of the “UN Decade of Action and Delivery for Sustainable Development” to put nature at the heart of our recovery plan and realize the vision of “living in harmony with nature”.
Farm bills will bring revolutionary changes in lives of farmers: Agriculture Minister:Agriculture and Farmer Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Thursday said the farm bills passed in Parliament will bring revolutionary changes in the lives of country’s farmers.
Two stabbed near Charlie Hebdo’s old offices in ParisL:French terrorism authorities are investigating a double-stabbing outside the former Paris offices of a satirical newspaper where a dozen people were killed in 2015, and two suspects have been arrested in Friday’s violence.
Myanmar extends International flight suspension till Oct 31:In view of the rapidly rising cases of Coronavirus in the country, Myanmar has announced extension of the international flight suspension till October 31.
Bangladesh Christians demand repeal of blasphemy law of Pakistan:The largest Christian human rights association of Bangladesh, ‘the Bangladesh Christian Association (BCA)’ has asked the government of Pakistan to repeal the controversial blasphemy law.
Education post COVID-19: UNESCO to convene special session of global education meeting next month:The UNESCO will convene an extraordinary session of Global Education Meeting (GEM) next month for exchange among high-level political leaders, policy makers and global education experts to protect and rethink education in the current and post-COVID-19 world.
US announces USD 150 million for H1B One Workforce training programme:The United States announced USD 150 million (over Rs 1,100 crore) on Thursday to invest in training for middle-to-high-skilled H-1B occupations in key sectors in the American economy.
Income Tax Dept launches Faceless Income tax Appeals:The Income Tax Department today launched Faceless Income tax Appeals.
Govt extends IBC suspension by another 3 months:The government has extended the suspension of insolvency proceedings for any COVID-19 related default by a period of three months, effective from September 25.
670 Electric buses sanctioned in Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat, Chandigarh under Phase-2 of FAME India scheme:Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar has announced sanctioning of 670 Electric buses in Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat and Chandigarh under Phase-2 of the FAME India scheme.
Nadal faces tough path to French Open final:Rafael Nadal, who is seeking a record-extending 13th French Open title and a record-equalling 20th grand slam singles crown, was handed a relatively tough path to this year’s final at Roland Garros when the draw was made on Thursday.
Veteran playback singer & actor SP Balasubrahmanyam passes away:Veteran playback singer and actor SP Balasubrahmanyam has passed away. The news was confirmed by his son SPB Charan while speaking to media persons outside the hospital a short while ago.
51st IFFI to be held from 16th to 24th January next year in Goa:The 51st Edition of the International Film Festival of India, IFFI will be held from 16th to 24th January, next year in Goa.
Scientists uncover clue of how first extreme-UV light appeared:Scientists have uncovered an important clue on how the dark ages of the Universe ended and how the first extreme-UV light appeared.
Indian-American-led research team wins $100,000 NIH prize for phone-based saliva test:A research team led by an Indian-American has won USD 100,000 prize for developing a quick, non-invasive, mobile phone-based system to detect infectious diseases, inflammation and nutritional deficiencies in saliva.