August 14, 2022 02:19 (IST)
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NEP ensures greater freedom for youth: PM Modi

Chennai/UNI: Observing that youths are India's growth engines and the whole world is looking at them, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said the New Educational Policy or NEP ensures greater freedom for youths to take decisions according to evolving situations.

India-Bangladesh officials attend 3rd Consular Dialogue

New Delhi/Dhaka: The 3rd India-Bangladesh Consular Dialogue was held on 25 July 2022 in Dhaka.

India 'strongly condemns' recent killings in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

New Delhi: The Indian government on Monday condemned the recent killings in the Zakho district of Dohuk Governatorate, Kurdistan Region of Iraq.

Droupadi Murmu becomes India's first tribal President

New Delhi/IBNS: Scripting history, India got its first woman tribal President with Droupadi Murmu, the NDA's choice, crossing the halfway mark after three rounds of vote counting. Opposition's candidate Yashwant Sinha conceaded defeat. She will take oath of office on July 25.

India rejects World Press Freedom Index rankings

New Delhi/UNI: The government has rejected the World Press Freedom Index 2022 published by international journalism not-for-profit Reporters Without Borders ranking India at 150th position out of 180 countries.

India, Namibia ink MoU to introduce African cheetahs into India

New Delhi/UNI: India and Namibia on Wednesday inked an MoU to introduce African cheetahs into India.

WFP chief hails India's food security scheme

New Delhi: The United Nations World Food Programme’s Executive Director David Beasley met Foreign Minister S Jaishankar, Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal and praised the country for its food security scheme.

Cabinet approves signing of MoU in the field of Judicial Cooperation between Judicial Service Commission of Maldives

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister  Narendra Modi has approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the field of Judicial Cooperation between India and Judicial Service Commission of the Republic of Maldives. 

India, Fiji officials hold fifth round of FoC, discuss bilateral relations

New Delhi: The fifth round of Foreign Office Consultations (FoC) between India and Fiji was held on July 18 in Suva.

India- China Corps Commander Level Meeting held, officials discuss resolution of relevant issues

Leh: The 16th round India- China Corps Commander Level Meeting was held at Chushul-Moldo border meeting point on the Indian side on Sunday when the two sides continued discussions for the resolution of the relevant issues along the LAC in the Western Sector in a constructive and forward looking manner.

Indian Army Chief on Bangladesh visit

Dhaka/UNI: The army chiefs of Bangladesh and India, General S M Shafiuddin Ahmed and General Manoj Pandey, met on Monday during the latter's first visit abroad after taking charge.

Eastern Ladakh: India-China fresh talks begin

New Delhi: The 16th round of talks between the senior military commanders of India and China has started on the Indian side at Chushul-Moldo border meeting point on Sunday to resolve remaining areas of friction along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh.

Droupadi Murmu vs Yashwant Sinha: Legislators to vote to elect India's new president tomorrow

New Delhi: More than 4,000 legislators will vote to elect the 15th President of India on Monday as  National Democratic Alliance's (NDA) presidential candidate Droupadi Murmu and Opposition’s joint pick Yashwant Sinha are contesting to win the prestige battle.

'Hasty, indiscriminate arrests' need urgent attention: CJI NV Ramana

New Delhi/IBNS: Chief Justice NV Ramana on Saturday said issues of "hasty and indiscriminate arrests, difficulty in obtaining bail, and prolonged incarceration of under trials" are urgent problems faced in the country and need attention.

India, EU commit to protect, promote all human rights

New Delhi: The 10th India-EU Human Rights Dialogue was held on 15 July 2022 in New Delhi.