August 13, 2020 22:34 (IST)
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India announces $500 million package for Maldives connectivity, cargo projects

New Delhi/UNI: Taking the bilateral relation between the two countries to a new height, India on Thursday announced a $500-million package to help the Maldives government implement a connectivity project linking its capital Male with three islands.

The stalemate on the India-China border and the wooing of India by the United States

Since the gory 15 June clashes between Indian and Chinese troops in the Galwan valley, senior representatives of the two countries have held five rounds of talks aimed at disengagement and de-escalation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

India records 53601 COVID-19 cases in past 24 hours 

New Delhi: India has recorded 53,601 fresh cases of coronavirus or COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, the Ministry of Health reported.

New Delhi won't do usual business with China until troops disengagement along LAC, warns top Indian diplomat

New Delhi: A top Indian envoy has said New Delhi will not  do business with China as usual until there is a complete disengagement of military forces along Line of Actual Control and de-escalation in border areas in accordance with bilateral agreements.

Lord Rama Temple construction in Ayodhya: Anti-India protest at Times Square fails

New York: It was a victory for Indian diaspora members as they shouted and outnumbered anti-India demonstrators, mostly Pakistanis, who had assembled at the Times Square in New York city to  disrupt the celebrations of the construction of Lord Ram Temple in Ayodhya by raking up the Khalistan issue.

Ram Sene urges Centre to ban Muslim Personal Law Board

Vijaypura/UNI: In a scathing attack on the All India Muslim Personal Law Board for instigating the Hindus by stating that it would go ahead with the construction of Babri Masjid, where the Ram Temple is going to be built, the Sri Ram Sene on Saturday demanded the Central government to ban the Board.

Pakistan reactions on Article 370 are aimed to divert international attention: India

Islamabad: With Pakistan holding protests to mark the first anniversary of the Indian government's Aug 5 move of scrapping Article 370 in Kashmir last year, New Delhi has said the neighboring country indulges in such activities to divert international attention from its support to cross-border terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan should not interfere in India's affairs: New Delhi on Islamabad's Ram Temple reaction

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Thursday said in strong words that Pakistan should refrain from interfering in India's internal matters, a day after Islamabad slammed the construction of Ram Temple in Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya.

PM Modi lacks courage to even name China: Rahul after document acknowledging Chinese intrusion goes missing

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Thursday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi after a document acknowledging the Chinese intrusion into India's territory went missing from the official website of the Defence Ministry.

Pakistan's new political map including entire J&K is 'political absurdity': India

New Delhi/IBNS: After Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan unveiled a new political map of his country which included the entire Jammu and Kashmir, India has called it a 'political absurdity.'

Assam govt issues fresh guideline for Unlock 3.0, inter-district movement allowed only on Monday, Tuesday

Guwahati/IBNS: The Assam government on Sunday issued fresh guidelines for Unlock 3.0 and allowed inter districts movement for the people on Monday and Tuesday in a week.

India, China to hold fifth round of commander-level talks today

New Delhi/IBNS: The fifth round of commander-level talks between India and China is scheduled to be held on Sunday to scale down the tension along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh which witnessed violent skirmishes on June 15.

India extends suspension of international flights till Aug 31

New Delhi/IBNS: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday extended the suspension of scheduled international flights to and from the country till August 31.

Australian High Commissioner to India meets S Jaishankar, supports New Delhi on border standoff with China

New Delhi/UNI: Australia has supported India’s position on the border standoff with China and warned that attempts to unilaterally alter the status quo along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) could increase instability in the region.

First batch of Rafale jets enters Indian airspace, to land at Ambala airbase shortly

New Delhi/UNI: The first batch of five Rafale fighter jets has entered the Indian airspace and will land at the IAF Air Force Station in Ambala shortly on Wednesday.