Mumbai, 25 June: India’s richest state Maharashtra tightened restrictions today, citing fears of a “more severe third wave” as the country recorded its third death caused by a new coronavirus variant.
New Delhi, 24 June: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said that the onus is on China to live up to the written commitments that have been made and reiterated time and again in order to resolve the border tension between both sides.
Genava, 24 June: Expressing grave concerns over the “Uyghur genocide” in China’s Xinjiang province, Canada delivered a joint statement on behalf of 42 countries at the UN Humans Rights Council on Tuesday.
New Delhi, June 23: The country has been at the forefront of the global response to the Covid-19 pandemic, said India at an interactive dialogue at the ongoing 47th session of United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) on Monday.
New Delhi, 23 June: Referring to the UN Secretary General’s report on the situation in Afghanistan, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said intra-Afghan talks have not resulted in a reduction of violence in the insurgency-hit country.
Bengaluru, 23 June: Bail cannot be granted in a dacoity case merely on the ground that the charge sheet has been filed, the high court has held, while rejecting bail to three Nepalis accused of stealing valuables from a house in Koramangala.
Menbourne, 21 June: The Australian government said on Saturday it was lodging a formal complaint with the World Trade Organization over China’s imposition of anti-dumping duties on Australian wine exports, escalating further the trade standoff with Beijing.
New Delhi, 21 June: Foreign automakers’ hopes of a booming Indian car market are fading fast as a brutal second wave of Covid-19 infections and limited government room for more stimulus spending suggest a recovery could lag far behind China and the United States.
Kathmandu, 21 June: China is unhappy with Nepal after some media publications disclosed the procurement price of Sinopharm vaccine amounting to around $10 per dose which Kathmandu is planning to buy from Beijing to tackle the second wave of COVID-19.
New Delhi, 20 June: National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval will participate in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meet next week in Dushanbe.
New Delhi, 20 June: Starting Monday, every adult in India will be eligible for a free vaccine paid for by the federal government.
New Delhi, 18 June: India and Singapore on Thursday held a ministerial-level meeting and reviewed ongoing bilateral engagement between the two countries.
New Delhi, June 18: A Global Leader Approval Ratings survey conducted by an American data firm has found Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of world leaders with an approval ratings of 66 percent.
Karnal, India, 18 June : Asin Sharma lies idle on a cot near his restaurant by a highway linking India’s capital New Delhi with the northern state of Punjab.
New Delhi, 17 June: India has extended a US$100 million Line of Credit (LoC) to Sri Lanka for projects in the solar energy sector.
New Delhi, 17 June: The Defence Minister’s statement has come in the backdrop of China’s continuing hold on to positions in Hot Springs and Gogra Post
New Delhi, 17 June: Uttarakhand state in northern India has ordered a police inquiry into allegations of private labs filing fake Covid reports.
New Delhi, 16 June: Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved the proposal of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) on “Deep Ocean Mission”, with a view to explore deep ocean
New Delhi, 16 June: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met his Qatari counterpart Abdulrahman Al-Thani during a stopover in Doha on Tuesday and discussed bilateral cooperation and exchanged views on regional issues. This is Jaishankar’s second visit to the key Gulf nation in a week.
New Delhi, 16 June: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday called for an open and inclusive order in Indo-Pacific based upon respect for sovereignty and territorial integrity of nations.
New Delhi, 15 June: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar who is on a three-day visit to Kenya on Monday emphasized that India’s approach was guided by the 10 principles of engaging Africa, enunciated by PM Modi in July 2018. Africa’s priorities would continue to be the paramount factor in India’s bilateral cooperation, he said.
England, 15 June : Leaders of the world’s largest economies unveiled an infrastructure plan Saturday for the developing world to compete with China’s global initiatives, but they were searching for a consensus on how to forcefully to call out Beijing over human rights abuses.
New Delhi, June 14: The PM has also called for global unity against future pandemics.
New Delhi, 14 June: India’s engagement with G7 and other guest countries stands on its own, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Sunday, adding that India has engaged in ministerial and working-level tracks as a guest country.
New Delhi, 14 June: India has requested China to allow its citizens to visit China. India is also ready to allow Chinese nationals to visit India.