Modi govt’s focus on building border roads to secure boundaries has shaken China: Nadda

Modi govt’s focus on building border roads to secure boundaries has shaken China: Nadda

Shimla: BJP president Jagat Prakash Nadda said on Thursday the NDA government has spared no effort in securing the country’s boundaries and its focus on building border roads has shaken China.   Laying the foundation stone of the BJP’s six offices in Himachal Pradesh, virtually from Delhi, he said under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership, […]

Govt restores all existing visas, barring electronic, tourist and medical categories

New Delhi:The government on Thursday decided to restore with immediate effect all existing visas, except electronic, tourist and medical categories, almost eight months after their suspension following the coronavirus outbreak and subsequent imposition of a nationwide lockdown. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) also announced giving permission to all Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and […]

Global stocks follow Wall St. lower on lack of US aid plan

Beijing:  Global stocks and U.S. futures declined Thursday as investors watched Washington for signs of whether political leaders can agree on an economic aid plan in the two weeks before the November 3 presidential election. London and Frankfurt opened lower while Shanghai, Tokyo and Seoul retreated. On Wall Street, the benchmark S&P 500 index lost […]

Pak parliamentary panel approves govt’s bill to seek review of Jadhav’s conviction

Pak parliamentary panel approves govt’s bill to seek review of Jadhav’s conviction

Islamabad: A Pakistani parliamentary panel has approved a government bill that seeks a review of the conviction of death-row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav, complying with the directives of the International Court of Justice, according to a media report on Thursday. The draft bill titled the International Court of Justice (Review and Reconsideration) Ordinance was discussed and […]

US urges countries to withdraw from UN nuke ban treaty

United Nations:  The United States is urging countries that have ratified a UN treaty to ban nuclear weapons to withdraw their support as the pact nears the 50 ratifications needed to trigger its entry into force, which supporters say could happen this week. The US letter to signatories, obtained by The Associated Press, says the […]

Trump says 19 yrs in Afghanistan enough

Trump says 19 yrs in Afghanistan enough

Washington: The US has had enough of 19 years in Afghanistan, President Donald Trump has said, reiterating that American troops are coming back from the war-torn country. Trump has repeatedly said that he would bring home all the US troops from “endless wars”. It was also one of the promises he made during his 2016 […]

COVID-19: India records 55,839 new infections, 702 deaths

COVID-19: India records 55,839 new infections, 702 deaths

New Delhi:  The number of coronavirus infections reported in a span of 24 hours remained below 60,000 for the fourth consecutive day on Thursday as India’s caseload went past 77 lakh, while recoveries have crossed 68 lakh, according to data updated by the Union Health Ministry. The COVID-19 caseload mounted to 77,06,946 with 55,839 new […]

Obama launches searing attack on Trump, appeals voters to elect Biden

Obama launches searing attack on Trump, appeals voters to elect Biden

Washington:  Former US president Barack Obama delivered a diatribe against his successor Donald Trump on Wednesday, accusing him of mismanaging the pandemic, as he appealed to the people to come out and vote in favour of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. Jumping into the electoral campaign in support of his former vice president Biden and […]

LG refuses to comment on summons

LG refuses to comment on summons

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor (LG) Manoj Sinha on Wednesday refused to comment on the fresh Enforcement Directorate (ED) summons to National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah, but said institutions have a right to act according to the Constitution and laws. “The Constitution and laws have given rights to institutions to act and I do not have […]

Comprehensive measures needed to fight radicalisation of youngsters: LG Sinha

Comprehensive measures needed to fight radicalisation of youngsters: LG Sinha

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha advocated comprehensive measures on Wednesday to deal with radicalisation of youngsters in Jammu and Kashmir, saying militants from thousands of miles away are trying to infiltrate a large section of the society with the help of rabid propaganda. Addressing policemen on the occasion of the Police Commemoration Day at Zewan […]

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