October 28, 2020 10:44 (IST)
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India reports over 54,000 Covid-19 cases in 24 hours, PM Modi says, 'don't drop guard now'

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Wednesday reported over 54,000 new Covid-19 cases, eight thousand more than the figure that was registered a day ago, taking the tally of infections to touch 76.5 lakh.

'Framing of laws a sovereign prerogative': India's reply on FCRA

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Tuesday issued a firm response to UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachellete's remarks questioning India's new FCRA regulations.

Greening of India's railway network on track

New York: An ambitious plan to make one of the world’s largest and most complex railway networks a net zero carbon emitter by 2030 is moving full steam ahead, although without the steam, thanks, in part, to support from the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).

Indian PM Narendra Modi wishes Jacinda Arden over election victory

New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi has congratulated his New Zealand counterpart Jacinda Ardern on her resounding victory in the polls.

S Jaishankar co-chairs first India-Chile Joint Commission Meeting

New Delhi/IBNS: The First India-Chile Joint Commission Meeting was held virtually on Friday co-chaired by External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and his Chile counterpart. Andrés Allamand Zavala.

Govt will soon decide on right age of marriage for daughters: PM Modi

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on Friday assured the daughters of the country that the Centre will soon decide the right age for marriage as the concerned committee gives its report.

133 Indians to return home from Pakistan on Oct 19: High Commission 

New Delhi/Islamabad: The Indian High Commission in Pakistan has said 133 Indians will return to India from the neighbouring nation on Oct 19.

Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad tests COVID-19 positive 

New Delhi: Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday confirmed he has tested positive for COVID-19.

Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch, India retaliates

Jammu/UNI: Pakistan troops early on Friday morning yet again violated the ceasefire by firing unprovoked along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Senior Indian diplomat targets Pakistan over `rant’ at Commonwealth meet

New Delhi: India on Wednesday targeted Pakistan for misusing the 20th Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministers Meeting (CFAMM) to pursue its “own bigoted and ill-conceived agenda.” 

Discussion with China confidential, don't want to predict outcomes: S Jaishankar on border disputes

New Delhi/IBNS:  External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday said he doesn't want to "predict" the outcomes of the ongoing talks between India and China over border disputes in Ladakh.

China has no locus standi to comment on our internal matters: India on Beijing's Ladakh remark

New Delhi/IBNS: The Indian External Affairs Ministry on Thursday said China had no locus standi on the internal matters of the country referring to Beijing's recent comment on New Delhi's developmental projects in Ladakh, which is already flared up with the bilateral tension for months, media reports said.

India reopens cinema halls amid Covid-19 threat

New Delhi/IBNS: The cinelovers of India will again be able to visit the cinema halls to watch movies as the Asian country, which has struggled to cope up with the surge in Covid-19 cases, is reopening the theatre houses on Thursday in the shadow of the virus threat.

SC quashes plea seeking prevention of extra-judicial killings in India

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a petition, seeking to prevent extra-judicial killings in the country.

Bangladesh-India to move forward on path of rapid development: Indian envoy

Dhaka/UNI: The new Indian envoy to Bangladesh Vikram Doraiswamy has said that if the two countries want to move forward on the path of rapid development, there is no better alternative than mutual cooperation.