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  • COVID-19 recovery rate reaches 61.53%, 4,56,831 people cured

    The Central Government today said, a total of 4,56,831 people affected with coronavirus have recovered in the country so far. In the last 24 hours, 16,883 people have recovered from COVID-19 and with this the recovery rate has reached 61.53 per cent. The Health and Family Welfare Ministry said, a total of 22,752 new cases of COVID-19 […]

    UN Chief warns COVID-19 pandemic provides new opportunities for IS, hate groups

    U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that the COVID-19 pandemic provides new opportunities for the Islamic State extremist group, al-Qaida and their affiliates as well as neo-Nazis, white supremacists and hate groups. Mr Guterres said this at the  launch of United Nations Counter-Terrorism Week on Monday. The U.N. Chief said it’s too early to fully […]

    Guidelines for ‘Evaluation of Nano-based Agri-input, food products in India’ released

    Union Minister for Science and Technology, Dr Harsh Vardhan and Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar yesterday released the ‘Guidelines for Evaluation of Nano-based Agri-input and food products in India’ through video link. On the occasion, Dr Vardhan said, these Guidelines will help policy makers and regulators to frame effective provisions for future novel nano-based products […]

    India, US reaffirm their commitment to work towards ensuring free, open & peaceful Indo-Pacific region

    India and the US have reaffirmed their commitment to work towards ensuring a free, open, inclusive, peaceful and prosperous Indo-Pacific. They also agreed on the need to deepen cooperation in the United Nations, especially during India’s membership of the United Nations Security Council. Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and the US Under Secretary of State […]

    US notifies UN of decision to withdraw from WHO

    The US has formally notified the United Nations (UN) of its decision to withdraw from the World Health Organization (WHO). The US has accused the WHO of siding with China on the outbreak of the virus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan late last year. Washington alleged that WHO misled the world resulting […]

    US considering to ban Chinese Apps including TikTok

    The United States is looking at banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok. The US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo said this in an interview with an American news channel. US lawmakers have raised national security concerns over TikTok’s handling of user data. They were worried about Chinese laws requiring domestic companies to support and […]

    Indian Air Force attentive along LAC in Eastern Ladakh region

    Indian Air Force is attentive along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Eastern Ladakh region. High altitude and difficult terrain of the northern frontiers of the Himalayas need special skills and aircrafts to meet the challenges. Indian Airforce with new acquisitions is more confident in the region. Our correspondent reports that ever since the […]

    Defence Minister says construction of strategic roads, bridges & tunnels in border areas to be expedited

    Defence Minister Rajanth Singh has said that the construction of strategic roads, bridges and tunnels in the border areas will be expedited. Mr. Singh said, Border Roads Organisation (BRO) is working vigorously towards this goal. The Minister reviewed the ongoing infrastructure projects of BRO at a high-level meeting in New Delhi yesterday. During the meeting, […]

    India, US hold Foreign Office Consultations

    Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale held virtual Foreign Office Consultations today. Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla and the US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale held virtual Foreign Office Consultations today. They reviewed the entire gamut of engagements under the India-US […]

    Developed countries must implement financial and technological commitments under UNFCCC and Paris agreement: Prakash Javadekar

    Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said, developed countries must implement the financial and technological commitments under UNFCCC and Paris agreement. Representing India at the fourth edition of the virtual Ministerial on Climate Action, Mr Javadekar said, India has taken very significant steps for combating climate change and will continue its efforts in the future also. […]