NEP 2020 aims to promote India as a global study destination: Shringla

The National Education Policy 2020 aims to promote India as a global study destination and make India a Vishwa Guru, said Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday. Shringla’s remarks came while addressing a diplomatic conclave organised by Chandigarh University. The event was also addressed by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan. “Our […]

Arjun Munda inaugurates Uttarakhand Tribal Festival as part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’

Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda and Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami inaugurated the 3-day Uttarakhand Tribal Festival in Dehradun, informed the Ministry of Tribal Affairs on Friday. The ministry stated that Uttarakhand Tribal Festival is part of the celebrations of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ being celebrated across the country and is one of the curtain-raiser programmes being […]

Shameful to denigrate the entire Hindu religion: RK Singh on Salman Khurshid’s new book

Union Power and New Renewable Energy Minister RK Singh on Friday slammed Congress leader and former Union Minister Salman Khurshid for comparing Hinduism with terror groups in his latest book. Talking to ANI, Singh said it is a matter of great shame that Khurshid has denigrated the entire religion in a way that is beyond “tolerance”. […]

Uddhav Thackeray undergoes surgery, condition stable

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray successfully underwent spine surgery and is in stable condition. “Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has been successfully operated on for cervical spine,” the Chief Minister’s Secretariat said in a statement. Dr. Ajit Desai and Dr. Shekhar Bhojraj of Reliance Hospital carried out the surgery. Dr. Ajit Desai is a cardiologist by profession and […]

Belarus’ military tried to expel 35 illegal immigrants into Poland by force

Belarusian military tried to expel several dozen illegal migrants, mostly women, and children, into the territory of Poland, Tomasz Krupa, a spokesman for Poland’s Podlaskie Voivodeship police, said on Friday. “Last night, in the Kuznica area, the Belarusian military tried to force 35 people into Poland, mostly women and children,” Krupa […]

Pakistan, Taliban-led Afghanistan agree to establish joint trade commission

Afghanistan and Pakistan have agreed to establish a high-level interstate commission that will deal with trade issues between the two countries, the Afghan Foreign Ministry said on Thursday. The decision was made at a meeting of Amir Khan Muttaqi, the acting Afghan foreign minister, appointed by the Taliban and his Pakistani counterpart, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, on Thursday. […]

Lakhimpur Kheri violence: SC adjourns hearing for November 15 on UP’s request

The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned the hearing of the case relating to the October 3 violence in Lakhimpur Kheri for November 15, on the request of the Uttar Pradesh government. A Bench of Chief Justice NV Ramana, Justice Surya Kant and Justice Hima Kohli adjourned the case on Monday after senior advocate Harish Salve appearing for the Uttar Pradesh government […]

Withdraw Kangana Ranaut’s Padma Shri, arrest her: Nawab Malik

Maharashtra Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Nawab Malik on Friday demanded that the Centre must withdraw the Padma Shri award from Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut for her controversial remarks on the country’s Independence and sought her immediate arrest. Addressing a press conference, NCP leader condemned Ranaut’s statement that […]

India’s cumulative Covid-19 vaccination coverage exceeds 110.79 cr doses

India’s cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage crossed 110.79 crores on Friday, the Union Health Ministry informed. According to the ministry, more than 53.81 lakh doses (53,81,889) were administered in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of doses to 1,10,79,51,225, till 7 am today. Meanwhile, the country reported 12,516 new COVID-19 cases in the […]