Trump hopes India, China would be able to resolve border differences

Trump hopes India, China would be able to resolve border differences

Washington:US President Donald Trump hoped on Thursday that India and China would be able to resolve their current border disputes as he reiterated his offer to help the two Asian giants. “I know that China now, and India, are having difficulty, and very very substantial difficulty. And hopefully, they will be able to work that […]

CRPF officer killed in militant attack in Budgam

CRPF officer killed in militant attack in Budgam

Srinagar: A CRPF officer was killed in an attack by militants in Budgam district on Thursday, police said. Militants shot at and injured the Assistant Sub Inspector of the CRPF of 117 battalion at Kaisermulla in Budgam district, a police official said. He said the militants also decamped with the service weapon, an AK assault […]

Pak announces Nov 15 as poll date for Gilgit-Baltistan assembly

Pak announces Nov 15 as poll date for Gilgit-Baltistan assembly

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has announced that the once-postponed election for the legislative assembly of Gilgit-Baltistan will be held on November 15 amidst India’s objection to Islamabad’s moves in the strategically-located region. President Dr Arif Alvi issued an official notification on Wednesday to fix the date of the elections in Gilgit-Baltistan. “The president of the Islamic Republic […]

China’s two aircraft carriers complete training, sea trials: military spokesman

China’s two aircraft carriers complete training, sea trials: military spokesman

Beijing: China’s two aircraft carriers Liaoning and Shandong have completed routine training and sea trials, a spokesperson for the Ministry of National Defence said on Thursday. The training was aimed at testing the performance of the aircraft carriers’ weapons and equipment, improving the training level of such warships and honing the capabilities of personnel to […]

India’s Covid-19 cases breach 57-lakh mark with 86,508 new cases

India’s Covid-19 cases breach 57-lakh mark with 86,508 new cases

NEW DELHI: India’s Covid-19 caseload breached the 57-lakh mark, while over 46 lakh people have recovered from the disease, pushing the national recovery rate to 81.55 per cent, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 57,32,518 with 86,508 people testing positive in a day. The death […]

Parliament passes bill to amend Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act

Parliament passes bill to amend Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act

New Delhi: Parliament on Wednesday approved a bill to make it mandatory for office bearers of NGOs to provide their Aadhaar numbers at the time of registration and also bring various other changes. Amid Opposition boycott of proceedings over suspension of eight MPs, Rajya Sabha unanimously passed The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020. Replying […]

Market rout extends to 6th day as Sensex crashes 1,115 pts; investors lose Rs 3.95 lakh cr

Mumbai: The Sensex plunged 1,115 points while the Nifty crashed below the 10,850-mark on Thursday as investors dumped equities amid a sharp global selloff and concerns over economic recovery. World markets were bathed in a sea of red as fears about a second wave of COVID-19 infections in major economies and lack of fresh stimulus […]

Rupee tumbles 32 paise to nearly one-month low against USD

Mumbai: The rupee dived 32 paise to touch a near one-month low of 73.89 against the US dollar on Thursday, following massive sell-offs in equities and concerns over continuous surge in COVID-19 cases. Besides, stronger dollar against key rivals currencies and robust outflows of foreign funds from domestic markets weighed on forex market sentiment. At […]

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