Prez Kovind says Gandhiji’s ideas still relevant to deal with religious, racial & linguistic differences: President Ram Nath Kovind has said that Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy of truth and non-violence is useful for the whole world. He said Gandhiji’s ideas are still relevant to deal with differences on the basis of religion, race, and language.
EAM S Jaishankar lashes out at Pakistan at Council on Foreign Relations programme: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar today lashed out at Pakistan at the Council on Foreign Relations programme in New York. He said that there is no country other than Pakistan who uses terrorism consciously & deliberately against its neighbour.
PM Modi to share his thoughts in ‘Mann Ki Baat’ on Sept 29: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share his thoughts with the people in the country and abroad in his ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme on All India Radio on Sunday at 11 AM. It will be the 57th episode of Mann Ki Baat.
PM Modi meets Armenian counterpart in New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Armenia counterpart Nikol Pashinyan on the sidelines of UNGA. Both leaders discussed furthering bilateral cooperation, especially in trade and culture.
PM Modi meets CARICOM leaders: The first-ever meeting of India – Caricom leaders took place in New York on the sidelines of United Nations General Assembly. Leaders or representatives of 15 Caribbean countries attended the meeting, hosted by India.
5.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Istanbul, 8 slightly injured: A 5.8 magnitude earthquake shook Istanbul on Thursday, slightly injuring eight people and sending school children and residents into the streets of Turkey’s commercial and cultural hub.
Rohingya Camps to be fenced with barbed wire: Bangladesh Home Minister: Bangladesh will erect barbed wire fence around the Rohingya camps in Cox’s Bazar soon. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan today said in Dhaka that the camps will be fenced with barbed wire as per the directive of the Prime Minister to maintain law and order in the camps and ensure safety and security.
Infant among at least 20 killed in Indonesian quake: At least 20 people were killed and dozens injured on Thursday in a strong earthquake that rocked Indonesia’s remote Maluku islands, triggering landslides that buried at least one of the victims, the disaster agency said.
British PM Boris Johnson defiant on Brexit: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday challenged opposition MPs to call a confidence vote in his government, after the Supreme Court struck down his decision to suspend parliament in the run-up to Brexit.
Choksi’s extradition is just a matter of time says Antiguan PM: Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Gaston Browne has said that fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi would be extradited to India once he exhausts his legal options.
Bangladesh lifts ban on Hilsa export to India, 500 tonnes to be exported during Durga Puja: Bangladesh will allow 500 tonnes of Hilsa fish to be exported to India as a goodwill gesture during the Durga Puja. Commerce Ministry of Bangladesh gave the go ahead on Wednesday permitting export of Hilsa from Bangladesh as a one time arrangement.
Bulgaria’s Kristalina Georgieva is new IMF: Bulgaria’s Kristalina Georgieva has been selected as the new head of the International Monetary Fund, the first person from an emerging market economy to lead the IMF at a time when, she said, “global economic growth continues to disappoint and trade tension persist”.
PM Modi invites top American CEOs to invest in India: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited US industry leaders to invest in India.
Advani-Mehta pair wins World Team Snooker title: The Indian duo of Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta overcame a tough Thai team to emerge world champions in the IBSF World Snooker Team event on Wednesday.