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  • PM Modi says, countries giving protection & support to terrorists must be held accountable

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said terrorism is the biggest problem in the world today. He stressed that countries that give protection and support to terrorists must be held accountable.  The Prime Minister was addressing the 12th BRICS Summit via video conference on Tuesday evening. He expressed happiness that under Russia’s leadership, BRICS’ counter-terrorism strategy has […]

    Australian PM Scott Morrison reaches Tokyo to meet his Japanese counterpart

    Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrived in Tokyo this morning. He will meet his Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga. A landmark military pact will be atop the agenda when the two leaders meet. The move is aimed at countering China’s growing influence in the South China Sea and over the Pacific island nations. The “reciprocal access agreement” will set […]

    Second phase of Malabar Exercise begins today in Northern Arabian Sea

    The second phase of Exercise Malabar 2020 will begin today in the Northern Arabian Sea. Taking forward the synergy achieved in the recently concluded Phase One of Exercise Malabar 2020, which was conducted earlier this month, this phase will involve coordinated operations of increasing complexity between the navies of Australia, India, Japan and the United […]

    PM Modi to attend 12th BRICS Summit today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the 12th BRICS Summit today hosted by Russia, under the theme Global Stability, Shared Security and Innovative Growth. The meeting will be held in a virtual format. During the 12th Summit, held in the backdrop of the 75th Anniversary of UN and in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders […]

    Nirmal Kumar appointed as BJP in charge of Puducherry

    Former Karnataka legislator Nirmal Kumar has been appointed as party in charge of Puducherry. Talking to media persons in Puducherry, BJP state president V Saminathan MLA said today that the appointment of Mr Kumar by BJP president J P Nadda will strenghten the party in the Union Territory. He said, the BJP in Puducherry will […]

    India’s diplomatic outreach while Diwali celebrations witnesses huge participation at Indian Mission in Beijing

    In a first of its kind, Diwali celebrations at Indian Embassy in Beijing this year saw a huge participation from diplomatic corps in Beijing. Ambassador Vikram Misri hosted over hundred members from the diplomatic community, heads of multilateral institutions and foreign media to celebrate the Festival of Lights, Diwali.  Around three dozen Heads of the […]

    Bharat Biotech announces commencement of Phase III trials of COVAXIN

    Bharat Biotech has announced commencement of Phase III trials of COVAXIN today. The Phase III trials will involve 26,000 volunteers across India, conducted in partnership with ICMR. It is the largest clinical trial conducted for a COVID-19 vaccine in India. This is India’s first phase 3 efficacy study for a COVID-19 vaccine, and the largest […]

    PM Modi appeals to spiritual leaders to disseminate ‘Vocal for Local’ message among their followers

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today unveiled the ‘Statue of Peace’ in Pali district of Rajasthan through video conference on the 151st birth anniversary of Surishwar Ji Maharaj. Addressing the function, he appealed to saint and seers to disseminate the message of ‘vocal for local’ among their followers. He said that saints and seers had played […]

    Bangladeshi teen wins International Children’s Peace Prize

    A Bangladeshi teen Sadat Rahman has been awarded the International Children’s Peace Prize for his work to stop cyber bullying of teens. The award was given away on Friday by the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai during a ceremony in the Netherlands. The prize is given away by the international children’s rights organization KidsRights […]

    Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, Donald Trump extend Deepavali greetings

    US President-elect Joe Biden, his deputy Kamala Harris and incumbent President Donald Trump have extended Deepavali greetings to those celebrating the festival of lights. Mr. Biden and his wife extended best wishes for Happy Diwali to the millions of Hindus, Jains, Sikhs, and Buddhists celebrating the Festival of Lights. In a tweet, he said may […]