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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.

No discussion over India's military role in Afghanistan during talks with Indian leadership, says visiting leader Abdullah Abdullah

New Delhi: Afghanistan leader  Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman has said he did not discuss the military role of India in Afghanistan during talks with Indian leadership over Afghan peace process.

India's Covid-19 cases surpass 70 lakh mark

New Delhi/IBNS: India has crossed the 'milestone landmark' of 60 lakh recoveries from the novel coronavirus even as the country's total tally surpassed 70 lakh cases of the contagion.

China attempted to seize control of LAC by force: US NSA Robert O'Brien

Washington:  US National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien has said China has attempted to "seize" control of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with India by force.

Time has come to accept that talks won't persuade Beijing: US on India-China Ladakh standoff

Washington/IBNS: In a more of a suggestion to New Delhi, the United States has said only talks won't resolve the months-long border standoff between two Asian giants, India and China, in Ladakh, media reports said.

Fake news wreaking havoc on social cohesion, collective security: India at NAM Ministerial meeting

New Delhi/IBNS: Minister of State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan on Friday delivered India's statement at the Ministerial Meeting of the Non Aligned Movement on sidelines of 75th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) where he mentioned how misinformation and fake news are wreaking havoc on social cohesion and collective security.

US Dy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun to visit India, Bangladesh from Oct 12-16

Washington/IBNS: US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen E. Biegun will travel to India and Bangladesh from October 12-16.

Seven Indians abducted in Libya, trying to secure their release: India

New Delhi/IBNS: Seven Indian nationals, hailing from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, were kidnapped at a place called Asshwerif in Libya on Sept 14, and the government is trying to ensure their release, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Thursday.