LAC Disengagement, MEA says achieving this requires agreed actions by both sides:India and China continue to be engaged both at the diplomatic and military levels to ease out the tension along the LAC in the western sector.
Government committed to boost defence manufacturing in country, says PM Modi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today reiterated that the government is committed to boost defence manufacturing in the country.
Indian Railways set to meet all it’s energy consumption needs of more than 33 billion units by 2030:In order to achieve its objective of becoming 100% self sustainable for all it’s power needs and also to contribute to national solar power goals, Indian Railways organized wide ranging discussions with key stake holders under the chairmanship of Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry Piyush Goyal.
With more than 9 lakh tests in last 24 hour, India tests nearly 3.9 crore:India strategic approach for COVID-19 response and management- “TEST TRACK TREAT”- emphasises the key principle of high level of testing on a sustained basis leading to early diagnosis.
78 new routes approved under UDAN 4.0:78 new routes under the 4th round of Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)- UdeDesh Ka AamNagrik (UDAN) have been approved following the three successful rounds of bidding by the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Urea sales is witnessing surge this Kharif season almost everywhere in the country: DV Sadananda Gowda:Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda has said that urea sales is witnessing surge this Kharif season almost everywhere in the country.
Vice President calls for the nurturing of entrepreneurial talent among the youth:Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu called for the nurturing of entrepreneurial talent among the youth of the nation to make India ‘Atmanirbhar’ in the time to come.
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launches mobile App for NCC Training:Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launched the Directorate General National Cadet Corps (DGNCC) Mobile Training App.
Karnataka govt announces commencement of online classes of all colleges from Sep 1:Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister Dr. C N Ashwathnarayan has announced opening of degree colleges from first of September.
Second Phase clinical trials of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine begin in Chennai & Pune:Second Phase clinical trials of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine begin in Chennai and Pune. In Chennai, two prominent medical institutions are starting the second and third phase field trial of the Oxford vaccine candidate Covishield.
India registers over 100 % hike in COVID-19 recoveries in last 25 days:With sustained, pre-emptive and timely interventions, India achieved another milestone of over 25 lakh recoveries.
Defence Minister launches NCC mobile training app:Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday launched the Directorate General National Cadet Corps (DGNCC) Mobile Training App today. This App will assist in conducting countrywide online training of the NCC cadets.
Kerala Gold Smuggling Case: NIA arrests four more for financing smuggling:In Kerala Gold Smuggling Case, NIA conducts search operations and seizes digital devices and incriminating documents. Four more arrests made so far taking the total to 20.
Monsoon fury across the country:Central Team to visit flood affected districts in Assam. Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir and Gujarat reel under heavy rainfall. Heavy rains forecast for parts of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand. Some respite from floods in Bihar.
JEE/NEET Exams: Over 100 academics appeal to PM in favor:Over 100 academics have written a letter to the Prime Minister supporting the conduct of JEE/NEET in the hope that students will not lose a year.
Safety of students during NEET & JEE 2020 top priority: NTA:National Testing Agency said all steps and precautions will be taken while conducting NEET and JEE exams in the midst of COVID pandemic.
Bangladesh extends closure of educational institutions to October 3:The Government of Bangladesh has decided to extend the ongoing closure of the educational institutions in the country till October 3.
Complete disengagement at the India-China border requires agreed actions by both the sides, not attempting to alter the status quo unilaterally: India:India today said that complete disengagement at India China border requires re-deployment of troops by each side towards their regular posts on their respective sides of the LAC.
New Zealand mosque shooter sentenced to life without parole:The New Zealand court has sentenced a man who shot dead 51 people at two mosques to life in prison without parole.
Hurricane Laura reaches USA:US braces for Hurricane Laura after its destructive trail in the Caribbean killing 24 people and rendering hundreds homeless, lakhs of people under mandatory evacuation in Texas and Louisiana.
Commerce and Industry Minister holds virtual meeting with the industry ministers of states and UT administrators to promote industrial activity and investment:Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal today held virtual meeting with the industry ministers of states, UT administrators and senior officers of the central and State Governments.
FM Nirmala Sitharaman chairs GST Council meeting to discuss compensation for loss of revenue to states:The GST Council meeting is underway with the agenda of compensation for loss of revenue to the states, arising from the implementation of GST.
Gujarat tops Niti Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index 2020:Gujarat has been ranked first in the first ever Export Preparedness index 2020 released by NITI Aayog on Wednesday. It is the first of its kind index on the lines of ease of doing business ranking, which has ranked all the states and Union Territories on various parameters of export preparedness and competitiveness.
NITI Aayog releases Export Preparedness Index 2020:NITI Aayog today released the Export Preparedness Index (EPI) 2020. EPI intends to identify challenges and opportunities; enhance the effectiveness of government policies and encourage a facilitative regulatory framework.
41st meeting of GST Council to be held via video conferencing:The GST Council will meet on Thursday with the agenda of compensation for loss of revenue arising from the implementation of GST.
Delhi Capitals Sign Daniel Sams As Replacement for Jason Roy:Delhi Capitals on Thursday announced the signing of 27-year-old Australian bowling all-rounder Daniel Sams as replacement for Englishman Jason Roy, who will not be a part of the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League due to personal reasons.
Argentines hoping for Messi-Guardiola reunion at City:The news that Lionel Messi wants to leave Barcelona may have shocked the football world but his fellow Argentines back his decision and they are excited by growing reports of a reunion with coach Pep Guardiola at Manchester City.
Osaka pulls out of tournament semis to protest racial injustice:Naomi Osaka withdrew from the Western & Southern Open on Wednesday in protest against racial injustice hours after the two-times Grand Slam champion had booked her spot in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open tune-up event.
Hollywood thriller ‘Tenet’ tests fans’ appetite for cinemas:The hopes of Hollywood were riding on the opening of “Tenet” on Wednesday as the Christopher Nolan spy thriller tests the appetite of movie fans to return to cinemas and rescue an industry hammered by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Princess Diana musical to debut on Netflix before hitting Broadway:A new musical about Britain’s Princess Diana will be filmed without an audience and air on Netflix Inc in early 2021 before it debuts on Broadway, producers announced on Wednesday.
Parachutist makes world’s first jump from solar-powered plane:A parachutist completed the world’s first jump from a solar-powered aircraft on Tuesday after the plane soared to a height of 1,520 metres (nearly 5,000 ft) over western Switzerland, Swiss organisers said.
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COVID-19 cases stands at 2.43 crore globally:Over 2 crore 43 lakh people have been infected with the virus. Covid-19 has claimed the lives of over 8.29 lakh people worldwide whereas a total of more than 1.68 crore recoveries have been recorded worldwide.
20,000 paper birds help fund COVID-19 units at Belgium hospital:A flock of 20,000 multicoloured origami birds has been installed in a cathedral in Brussels, Belgium, as part of a fundraising artwork that has paid for two COVID-19 units at a local hospital.
A life’s work shattered: stained glass artist counts cost of Beirut blast:Two decades of Maya Husseini’s work to restore stained glass windows destroyed in the Lebanese civil war was lost in an instant in the seismic port explosion in Beirut.
Coronavirus crisis threatens to unravel Japanese artist’s kimono ambitions:Japanese artist Hiroko Takahashi fought through sexism and suspicion from traditional kimono artisans to establish a globally known brand that sold hundreds of her original garments every month – until the coronavirus devastation hit.
23 YO Indian Entrepreneur in London – Meet Kotadia, on his way to making – Life Hassle Free, for International Students across the Globe:23 years old Meet Kotadia, who has recently completed his Masters from Kingston University in London started the Post Landing Services for International students with Ocxee Ltd. in the end of 2018.
World’s oldest Ironman plans to keep competing into his 90s:Hiromu Inada, 87, already has a certificate on his wall that confirms his status as the world’s oldest Ironman, but the Japanese man is still pounding away on his training bike and hopes to continue competing into his 90s.
Havana, the ‘Paris of the Caribbean,’ gets its own Eiffel Tower:Havana was once dubbed the ‘Paris of the Caribbean’ for its beautiful architecture, vibrant arts scene, and flourishing nightlife. Now it even has its own Eiffel Tower.
Astrologer Tanuj Lalchandani reveals the mistakes that give unfavourable planetary results:We make several small mistakes everyday which can lead to inauspicious results from certain planets.
Not one, not two, but three! Paris zoo enjoys rare baby boom:The Paris Zoological Park has seen an unusual animal baby boom in recent weeks, with the birth of a Patagonian sea lion, an Amazon bush dog, and a little puma.
Over 1,500 human bones found at Osaka historical grave site:An excavation in the western Japanese city of Osaka has unearthed more than 1,500 human bones at what is thought to be a burial site dating back some 160 years, city officials have said.