January 19, 2021 11:12 (IST)
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Bhutan on Cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Government of the Republic of India and the Royal Government of Bhutan on Cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space.

India extends UK flights ban till Jan 7, 2021 over new Coronavirus strain

New Delhi/IBNS: The central government on Wednesday extended the suspension of India-UK flight services till Jan 7, 2021 in the wake of the new Coronavirus strain that broke out first in Britain.

India, Vietnam navies conclude Passex exercise in South China Sea

New Delhi/UNI: Aiming to further deepen the maritime ties between two countries, navies of India and Vietnam on Sunday concluded their two-day Passex exercise in the South China Sea.

India aspiring to be number one country in the world: Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Imphal/UNI: India is aspiring to become the number one nation in the world under the leadership of PM Narendra Modi, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah during a public reception at Hapta Kangjeibung there today.

India's task force on COVID-19 prepares strategy to detect new variant found in UK

New Delhi/IBNS: The National Task Force (NTF) on COVID-19 met on Saturday to discuss evidence-based modifications in testing, treatment and surveillance strategies for SARS-CoV-2 in view of the recent reports of emergence of the new variant strain of the virus from the UK. 

Surrendered LeT militants had no weapon training, contacted Pakistan handler on social media: Army

Srinagar/UNI: The Army on Friday said that two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militants, who surrendered during an encounter in south Kashmir district of Kulgam earlier this week, had contacted Pakistani-based handler through social media.

BSF, BGB to enhance joint patrolling to check illegal activities of border areas

Guwahati/UNI: The Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) have decided on enhance joint patrolling of border areas, especially during night time, to control illegal activities along the international boundary.

India reports little over 23,000 Covid-19 cases, 336 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi/IBNS: India, which is witnessing a steady decline in the Novel Coronavirus cases, on Friday reported little over 23,000 new infections. 

Rajnath Singh, Japanese Defence Minister Kishi Nobuo discuss security situation in region

New Delhi: Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a telephonic conversation with the Minister of Defence of Japan Kishi Nobuo on Tuesday.

After Rahul Gandhi's attack, Centre says India-Russia summit cancelled over Covid-19 pandemic

New Delhi/IBNS: After Congress MP Rahul Gandhi attacked Centre over the cancellation of India-Russia annual summit citing media reports, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Wednesday denounced the criticisms as "false and misleading."

Piyush Goyal assures Bangladesh India's complete cooperation in ensuring barrier-free trade between the two countries

New Delhi: Minister of Railways, Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution Piyush Goyal on Tuesday assured Bangladesh, from India's side, complete cooperation in ensuring barrier-free trade between the two countries. 

US President Donald Trump presents PM Modi with 'Legion of Merit'

Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump on Monday presented Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the country's top honour 'Legion of Merit' for his leadership in elevating the strategic partnership of the two countries.

Webinar on India - Nepal Defence Cooperation Expo held

New Delhi: A webinar and expo between India and Nepal were held on Monday.

COVID-19: India temporarily suspends flights from UK till Dec 31 over new virus strain fear

New Delhi: India is temporarily suspending air travel to and from the United Kingdom starting Tuesday, following the discovery of a new coronavirus strain in the UK.

India backs Sheikh Hasina's recent remarks on Pakistan

New Delhi: India seemed to have backed Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's recent remarks that her country cannot forget Pakistan's atrocities  during the 1971 liberation war.