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  • Paris Accord was made to kill American economy: US President Donald Trump

    US President Donald Trump has said that the Paris Accord was made to kill American economy. Speaking at the G-20 Summit via video conference, Trump said that his decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement was to protect American workers. He further said that he refused to surrender millions of American jobs and sent […]

    Army soldier martyred as Pakistani Army Troops violate ceasefire along LoC in J&K’s Rajouri

    In Jammu and Kashmir, an army soldier attained martyrdom as Pakistani Army Troops violated ceasefire along the LoC in Nowshera sector of Rajouri district in the wee hours today. Our Jammu Correspondent reports that the martyred soldier has been identified as Havaldar Patil Sangram Shivaji. The development has come two days after four heavily armed JeM […]

    India is the only country to achieve 2°C goal under Paris Agreement among all G20 nations: Prakash Javadekar

    Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today said India is the only country on track to achieve the 2°C goal under the Paris Agreement among all the G20 nations. In a tweet, Mr Javadekar said India is walking the talk on climate change. He added that the 2°C goal aims to keep the global temperature rise below 2°C […]

    PM Modi & his Bhutanese counterpart to launch RuPay Card phase-2 in Bhutan today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering will virtually launch RuPay Card phase-2 in Bhutan today. The two Prime Ministers had jointly launched phase-1 of the project during Mr Modi’s visit to Bhutan in August last year. Briefing media, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the implementation of phase-1 of RuPay […]

    World Toilet day: Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu urges people to keep India Open Defecation Free

    Today is World Toilet Day. This day is being observed to create awareness about sanitation and encourage people to use toilets. In a message Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said poor sanitation increases the risk of transmission of diseases. He said hygiene and sanitation should be a priority for healthy communities and a healthy nation. He […]

    14,34,000 loans sanctioned under PM SVANidhi scheme

    The Centre has said that over 27 lakh 33 thousand applications have been received under Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor’s Atma-Nirbhar Nidhi- PM- SVANidhi Scheme. Out of the total applications received, over 14 lakh and 34 thousand have been sanctioned and about 7.88 lakh loans disbursed. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs in a statement said that […]

    The Danger To Our Democracy Is The Republican Party

    While I cheer Biden’s victory in the presidential election, I lament the state of the union Trump is leaving behind. Sadly, Biden’s victory has not been a repudiation of Trump, as he received more votes than any Republican candidate before him, which shocked millions of Americans. Why? Trump is a creature of our own making. […]

    Over 25 lakh applications received under PM-SVANidhi scheme

    More than 25 lakh applications have been received under the Pradhan Mantri Street Vendor’s Atma-Nirbhar Nidhi scheme. This special micro-credit facility has provided 5.35 lakh loans. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs said that more than 6.5 lakh applications have been received in Uttar Pradesh and 1.87 lakh loans have been disbursed so far. This scheme […]

    BRICS nations adopt new counter-terrorism strategy to effectively deal with the menace

    The five-nation grouping BRICS has adopted a new counter-terrorism strategy to effectively deal with terrorism. The objective of BRICS counter-terrorism cooperation is to complement and strengthen the existing bilateral and multilateral ties among the BRICS countries, and to make a meaningful contribution to the global efforts of preventing and combating the threat of terrorism. The BRICS […]

    Japan & Australia sign landmark defence deal to counter China’s growing influence in South China Sea

    Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison have signed a landmark defence deal in a bid to counter China’s growing influence in the South China Sea and over the Pacific island nations. Reciprocal Access Agreement (RAA) comes weeks after foreign ministers of the Quad alliance, which includes the US and India, met […]