Rajnath Singh to leave for Tajikistan on July 27 for SCO Defence Minister meet

New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be leaving for Tajikistan’s capital Dushanbe on Tuesday (July 26) to participate in Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s Defence Ministers meet. Wednesday will be the…

Mann ki Baat: PM Modi lauds Singapore counterpart inaugurating historic Gurudwara

New Delhi: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong inaugurating a renovated historic Gurudwara made into this month’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ program of the Indian PM Narendra Modi who appreciated the development.…

India critical partner in the region, says US State Department ahead of Blinken’s visit to the country

New Delhi: Ahead of US Secretary of state Antony J. Blinken’s India visit, Washington has described India as a “critical partner in the region” with both countries having a “shared…

India calls abduction of Afghan Envoy’s daughter in Islamabad ‘shocking’

New Delhi: India has termed the abduction of the daughter of Afghan Envoy to Pakistan as “shocking”. Last Friday, Silsela Alikhil- daughter of Afghan ambassador to Pakistan Najibullah Alikhil was…

India’s excess deaths during COVID pandemic may be between 3.4- 4.9 million: Report

New Delhi: India’s excess deaths during the COVID pandemic could be between 3.4 to 4.9 million, according to a new report which suggests millions more may have died from the…

Abdulla Shahid visits India in his first foreign visit as UNGA President

New Delhi: The President-elect of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Abdulla Shahid is in India for his first foreign visit in that capacity. He won…

India reports its first bird flu death of 2021

New Delhi: India reported its first bird flu death of this year when a 12-year-old boy, undergoing treatment for H5N1 Avian influenza, passed away at the All India Institute of…

COVID-19: US revises travel advisory for India, asks Americans to ‘reconsider travel’

Washington: The United States has revised the travel advisory for India, upgrading it from Level 4 category to Level 3 which urges citizens to reconsider travel to the COVID-19 affected…

Unilateral change of status quo is not acceptable: S Jaishankar tells China at SCO Summit

New Delhi: The current situation at the line of actual control in Eastern Ladakh dominated the meeting between the Indian external affairs minister Dr. S Jaishankar and the Chinese foreign…

Uttar Pradesh ATS recovers maps of major cities from arrested Al Qaeda terrorists and other top stories

These are the top news stories for July 12, 2021: 1. Uttar Pradesh ATS recovers maps of major cities, including places near Ram Mandir, from arrested Al Qaeda terrorists According…