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  • Home Minister Amit Shah reaches J&K on two-day visit

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah reached Srinagar today on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir. This is his first visit to the state after assuming charge of the Home Ministry in the 2nd tenure of BJP-led NDA government at the Centre. Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and other senior officials from the Ministry are […]

    Asia-Pacific Group unanimously endorses India’s candidature for non-permanent seat of UNSC

    The Asia-Pacific Group of the United Nations has unanimously endorsed India’s candidature for a non-permanent seat of the UN Security Council for a 2-year term in 2021-22. India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Syed Akbaruddin informed this in a tweet. He thanked all 55 members for their support. The countries include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, […]

    NDA government will ensure that Indian industry and trade will always be protected: Piyush Goyal

    Union Minister Piyush Goyal has said that NDA government will ensure that Indian industry and trade will always be protected. In a reply to a question in Lok Sabha on withdrawal of Generalised System of Preferences by the US, the Minister said the government will never compromise on national security and sovereignty. He said these […]

    India will go by its national interest: Jaishankar to Pompeo

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today conveyed to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that India will go by its national interest while dealing with other countries, including with sanctions-hit Russia. New Delhi is procuring S-400 missile defence system from Russia. The two had an extensive bilateral meeting this afternoon in New Delhi. Replying to […]

    Mueller to testify July 17 on Russia probe: US Congress

    US Special Counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify on July 17 on his report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. The House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees yesterday announced it. Intelligence committee chairman Adam Schiff said, Mueller, has agreed to testify before Congress pursuant to subpoena. The Mueller Report released in April outlined […]

    San Francisco bans e-cigarette sales

    San Francisco has become the first major US city to effectively ban the sale and manufacture of electronic cigarettes. The city’s board of supervisors unanimously endorsed legislation yesterday which backers said was necessary due to the significant public health consequences of a dramatic surge in vaping among youths. The ordinance says e-cigarette products sold in […]

    BIMSTEC Day celebrated in Dhaka

    Members of the 7 countries regional grouping Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) celebrated the BIMSTEC Day yesterday in Dhaka. Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr A K Abdul Momen was the chief guest of the event. Acting High Commissioner Bishwadip Dey represented India in the event. Welcoming the guests on the occasion, […]

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran never seeks war with the US

    Iranian President  Hassan Rouhani has said, Iran never seeks war with the US. The Iranian state media, IRNA, reported on Wednesday, amid a spike in tensions between the two countries. The President said, Iran has no interest to increase tension in the region and it never seeks war with any country, including the US. Rouhani […]

    Assam Police Nabs Kashmiri Man For Making Offensive Comments about Martyr’s Widow

    By Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : The Assam Police with the help of Jammu and Kashmir Police, arrested one Mohammad Abbas Bhat alias Syed Abbas for allegedly passing obscene comment on the widow of slain CRPF jawan Sunil Kalita who was killed in the militant attack in Jharkhand recently. Syed Abbas made discourteous comment on slain […]

    NRC: 1 Lakh Two Thousand People Excluded in Additional Exclusion List, July 5 Deadline

    By Bhupen Goswami Guwahati : It is for the first time since 1951 that the Assam citizens’ list is being updated to account for illegal migration into Assam from Bangladesh.In the Additional Draft Additional Draft Exclusion List of the National Register of Citizens (NRC), names of over 1 lakh people have been excluded. The Additional […]