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India 'closely monitoring' situation in Afghanistan, calls for 'immediate ceasefire' | Kashmir has seen real democracy, empowerment post scrapping of Article 370: S Jaishankar | West Bengal mulling over reopening of schools, colleges shut due to COVID-19 | Tokyo Olympics: Ravi Kumar Dahiya wins wrestling silver after losing to Russian Zavur Uguev | Tokyo Olympics: India defeat Germany 5-4 to win bronze in men’s hockey

PM Modi urges Indian diaspora to sing and upload videos of national anthem for creating 'Rashtra Gaan' record

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his “Mann Ki Baat” address on July 25, had urged citizens to sing the national anthem to create a “Rashtra Gaan” record, as part of celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav.

Jammu and Kashmir: 2nd anniversary of scrapping Article 370 observed amid slump in militancy

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir, the state-turned-Union Territory which was once hit hard by terrorism, is now witnessing peace and development as an outcome of the Aug 5, 2019 move by the Indian government to scrap Article 370 that had granted it a special status for nearly six and half decades.  

'India proud of you all': PM Modi's congratulatory call to men's hockey skipper Manpreet Singh goes viral

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has not only congratulated the Indian Men's Hockey Team for winning the Bronze Medal at Tokyo Olympics 2020 but his conversation with skipper Manpreet Singh has gone viral.

Tata Motors joins hands with CSC scheme to widen its rural India reach

Kolkata/UNI: Tata Motors, a major commercial vehicle manufacturer, announced the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Common Service Centre scheme (CSC) e-Governance Services India Limited, in a collaborative effort to bring Tata Motors commercial vehicles to the South Asian nation's rural customers.

Mizoram-Assam border dispute: Govts of Assam, Mizoram agree to eliminate tension, find lasting solutions

Aizawl/IBNS: The Governments of Assam and Mizoram on Thursday issued a Joint Statement and welcomed and agreed to take forward the initiatives taken by the Ministry of Home Affairs alongside their own to remove tensions prevailing around the inter-state borders and to find lasting solutions to the disputes through discussions.

'Remarkable wrestler': PM Modi congratulates Ravi Kumar Dahiya for winning silver at Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Ravi Kumar Dahiya for winning the Silver Medal in wrestling at Tokyo Olympics 2020 and called him a remarkable wrestler.

Manohar Lal Khattar announces Rs 4 crore for wrestler Ravi Dahiya after his Olympics silver win

Chandigarh/UNI: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday announced a cash award of Rs 4 crore for wrestler Ravi Dahiya who won silver medal at Tokyo Olympics.

Basavaraj Bommai reiterates Karnataka's stand, hopes early approval of Mekedatu plan

Bengaluru/UNI: Reiterating Karnataka's no-compromise stand on taking up Mekedatu project, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday expressed hope that the central government would approve the DPR submitted by the state to construct a dam across the disputed site.

India 'closely monitoring' situation in Afghanistan, calls for 'immediate ceasefire'

New Delhi/UNI: India said on Thursday it is closely monitoring the evolving security situation in Afghanistan and called for an “immediate and comprehensive ceasefire”, amid the escalating violence engulfing the war-torn country.

Kashmir has seen real democracy, empowerment post scrapping of Article 370: S Jaishankar

New Delhi/UNI: Marking two years of the abrogation of Article 370 and the changed status of Jammu and Kashmir, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday said the newly-formed Union Territory has seen “real Democracy, Development, Good Governance and Empowerment” in the last two years, that has helped to strengthen India’s unity and integrity.

NDPS court rejects Mamta Kulkarni’s plea in an international drug racket case

Thane/UNI: Special court here has rejected the application of former actress Mamta Kulkarni for de-freezing her six bank accounts and three FD's as well as the release of her two Andheri flats sealed in the Rs 2,000 crore drug bust case, said an order copy released on Tuesday.

West Bengal mulling over reopening of schools, colleges shut due to COVID-19

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal is mulling over the reopening of all educational institutions, which were shut due to COVID-19 second wave, after the vacation for Bengali festival Durga Puja ends, said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday.

Import of luxurious car: Madras HC pulls up Dhanush for seeking entry tax exemption

Chennai/UNI: Two weeks after coming down heavily on the Tamil film actor Vijay, the Madras High Court on Thursday pulled up another popular actor Dhanush for seeking entry tax exemption for his luxurious Rolls Royce car imported from the UK in 2015.

LS adjourned twice; congratulates Lovlina, Indian men's hockey team for bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi/UNI/IBNS: Proceedings of the Lok Sabha were adjourned once again till 1400 hrs on Thursday amid ruckus by the Opposition over various issues, including Pegasus snooping row and new farm laws. Earlier, the lower house had to be adjourned till 1200 hrs as opposition created pandemonium over the same issues.

'Respect democracy Sir': Arvind Kejriwal tells Lt Guv after latter's COVID meet

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi government on Wednesday criticised the Lieutenant Governor for holding a meeting on COVID-19 directly with officials "behind the back of an elected government".