PM Modi replies to Motion of Thanks to the President’s Address: Lok Sabha passes Motion of Thanks to the President’s address; Prime Minister asserts in Lok Sabha, CAA will not affect any citizen of India, slams Congress and other Opposition parties for inciting people by spreading falsehood for vote bank politics; Calls abrogation of Art 370 in Jammu & Kashmir – an important step towards expediting peace, normalcy, and development.
5th India-Russia Military Industrial Conference in Lucknow; 14 MoUs signed: The fifth India-Russia Military Industrial Conference was held on the sidelines of the ongoing Def Expo 2020 in Lucknow; Over 100 Russian and over 200 Indian industry leaders participated in the conference.
PM Modi: North East is becoming a growth engine: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Kokrajhar in Assam on Friday to participate in the celebrations marking the historic Bodo Agreement. Hailing the Bodo Agreement; PM says its ushered a new dawn in North East.
All 645 evacuees from Wuhan test Negative for nCoV: As on 6th February, 138750 passengers from 1265 flights have been screened for Novel Coronavirus illness. Till now, no new case has been detected.
Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa on 5–day visit to India from Friday: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa will reach New Delhi on Friday on a five–day official visit to India; He is leading a ten-member high level delegation including two Cabinet Ministers.
Campaigning for Delhi assembly elections ends today: Campaigning for the Assembly elections in Delhi will end Friday evening.
United States: Hindus are not safe in Pakistan: United States slams Pakistan for violating the human rights of Hindus and other religious minorities; Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says Minorities are the target of the Pakistani state.
US President Donald Trump acquitted of all impeachment charges: The United States President Donald Trump has been acquitted of all impeachment charges.
Coronavirus: New suspected cases on decline in China: A total of 28,060 cases of novel coronavirus have been confirmed in China as of Wednesday and over 200 abroad.
Three dead, scores hurt, in Turkey plane accident: Three people have died and 179 were injured when a plane skidded off the runway at an Istanbul airport, caught fire and split into three after landing in rough weather.
RBI maintains status quo, keeps repo rate unchanged at 5.15%: The Reserve Bank of India, RBI in its sixth and last bi-monthly Monetary Policy for FY 19-20 on Thursday maintained a status quo on policy rates, despite the economic slowdown.
Under 19 World Cup Cricket: Bangladesh defeat New Zealand to enter finals: Bangladesh sailed into the finals of the U-19 Cricket World Cup with a powerful century scored by Mahmudul Hasan Joy in the semi-finals against New Zealand at Potchefstroom in South Africa on Thursday; Bangladesh will now play against India in the final scheduled for Sunday at the same venue in South Africa.