September 25, 2020 05:38 (IST)
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No Durga Puja carnival in Kolkata due to Covid-19 this year: Mamata Banerjee | Bombay HC adjourns Rhea Chakraborty's bail plea till Sept 29 | Farmers hit streets, call for bandh protesting against India's new farm bills | Former Australian cricketer Dean Jones dies of heart attack | Delhi Riots: Congress' Salman Khurshid named in chargesheet

'Continuing its spurious narrative': India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir issue at CICA meet

New Delhi/IBNS: Pakistan misused another forum by continuing its spurious narrative about India, stated India exercising its 'Right to Reply' at the virtual special ministerial meeting of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures (CICA) in Asia.

PM Modi to virtually interact with his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sept 26

New Delhi/IBNS: A virtual bilateral summit is scheduled to be held between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sept 26, that will be hosted by India.

Way forward to resolve LAC situation is to refrain from unilaterally changing status quo: India warns China

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Thursday said the way forward to resolve the conflicts with China along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the de facto border between the two countries, is to avoid misunderstandings and refrain from unilaterally changing the status quo.

15.42 lakh Indians repatriated so far through Vande Bharat Mission: MEA

New Delhi/IBNS: The Minsitry of External Affairs (MEA) on Thursday informed that 15.42 lakh Indians have been repatriated through different modes of the Vande Bharat Mission so far.

Farmers hit streets, call for bandh protesting against India's new farm bills

Chandigarh/Amritsar/IBNS: Several farmers' organisations called for a nationwide bandh (strike) on Sept 25 as the protests against the two new farm bills- passed by the Narendra Modi government earlier this week- intensified in Punjab, Haryana and other parts of the South Asian country on Thursday, media reports said.

Leh: DRDO working to cultivate vegetables for Indian soldiers who are preparing for intense winters ahead

Leh: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is working hard to cultivate vegetables in the tough conditions of Leh for the Indian soldiers who are currently gearing up to spend harsh winters at the China border amid rising tension with the neighbouring nation.

India-Nepal unveils website on post-earthquake reconstruction of education sector projects

Kathmandu:  Indian Ambassador to Nepal Vinay M Kwatra and Sushil Gyewali, CEO of Nepal's National Reconstruction Authority,  have unveiled a website on Government of India-assisted post-earthquake reconstruction projects in the education sector in Nepal.

India, China agree to stop sending more troops to frontline in Ladakh

New Delhi/UNI: In order to resolve the ongoing border standoff in Eastern Ladakh, India and China have agreed to stop sending more troops to the frontline and refrain from unilaterally changing the situation on the ground.

China has intensified development of military infrastructure on the Indian border: Reports

New Delhi:  China has intensified development of military infrastructure on the Indian border, said a leading security and intelligence consultancy.

Abduction of Sikh girl: India summons Pakistan HC official 

New Delhi/UNI:  Taking cognisance on the issue of abduction of a Sikh girl in Pakistan's Punjab province, the Ministry of External Affairs on Monday summoned a senior Pakistan High Commission official.

India-China border controversy: 6th round of Corps Commanders meeting underway at Moldo

New Delhi/UNI:  The sixth round of Corps Commander-level talks between India and China is underway on Monday at Moldo on the Chinese side along the Line of Actual control (LAC) in the Eastern Ladakh.

Rajnath Singh says never seen such misconduct in Parliament

New Delhi/UNI:  Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday described as "painful and shameful" the Opposition ruckus during the passage of two farm Bills, saying he had never seen such misconduct in Parliament.

India provides soft loan of $250 mn to the Maldives

New Delhi/UNI:  Showcasing the resilience and reliability of the relationship between two nations, India has provided financial assistance of $250 million as budgetary support to the Maldivian government to mitigate the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

India, US, Australia & Japan to hold 'Quad' talks next month

Tokyo/New Delhi: The foreign ministers of the Quad countries, which include India, US, Japan and Australia, are likely to meet and have their security dialogue next month in Japan amid increasing military muscle-flexing by China in the Indo-Pacific region.

India wants normal neighbourly relations with Pakistan but Islamabad has to create a conducive atmosphere: V Muraleedharan

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan has said India wants to maintain normal neighbourly relations with Pakistan.