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"Marvel In Making": Piyush Goyal Updates On 'World's Highest' Rail Bridge

February 25, 2021
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The iconic main arch of what is set to the world's highest railway bridge, in Jammu and Kashmir, is almost ready, over three years after construction began. Calling it an "infrastructure marvel in making", Railways Minister Piyush Goyal today shared a photo of the 476 metre-long steel arch of the upcoming railway bridg | Read more|

India Allows Imran Khan's Aircraft To Use Airspace For Lanka Trip: Report

February 23, 2021
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India has allowed Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's aircraft to use Indian Air Space, sources told ANI. Imran Khan will be travelling to Sri Lanka on his maiden visit on February 23.In 2019, Pakistan had denied opening its airspace for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's flights to the US and Saudi Arabia citing alleged | Read more|

"To Meet 21st Century Power Needs": US On Energy Partnership With India

February 23, 2021
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The energy cooperation between the US and India supports sustainable development, harnesses sources to meet 21st century power needs, protects national security and promotes regional and international stability, a senior official has said. The US and India collaborate on natural gas, renewable energy, nuclear energy, c | Read more|

The day after, Army chief flags: China’s moves lead to conflict

February 13, 2021
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A day after New Delhi confirmed the start of the disengagement process at Pangong Tso as a first step to resolve the nine-month military standoff in Ladakh, Army chief General MM Naravane cautioned against Beijing’s recent moves, including along the Line of Actual Control, which “have created an environment of conf | Read more|

PM Modi ‘a coward, has given away Indian territory to China’: Rahul Gandhi

February 12, 2021
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Day after Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced in Parliament that India and China have reached an agreement on disengagement in the North and South bank of Pangong lake in eastern Ladakh, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hit out at the government questioning why Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given up the count | Read more|

Big Breakthrough In China Standoff At Key Pangong Lake

February 11, 2021
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India and China have reached an agreement on disengagement at Pangong Tso in Ladakh, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said today in parliament, giving details of a breakthrough after a protracted stand-off and several rounds of talks between military commanders and diplomats. | Read more|

India, China "Minor Face-Off" In Sikkim Last Week, "Resolved" By Officers

January 25, 2021
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Indian and Chinese soldiers clashed along the Line of Actual Control near Naku La pass in Sikkim last week, the army confirmed today. As per news report of NDTV, the clashes took place on January 20, when a Chinese patrol tried to cross into Indian Territory. There were minor injuries on both sides, sources said. | Read more|

Kamala Harris As Vice President Further Cements US-India Ties: White House

January 22, 2021
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The historic inauguration of Kamala Harris as America's vice president has further cemented the importance of the relationship between the United States and India, according to a top White House official. Born to a Jamaican father and an Indian mother, 56-year-old Kamala Harris made history on Wednesday when she was sw | Read more|

India's COVID-19 caseload rises to 97.35 lakh

December 9, 2020
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India's COVID-19 caseload rose to 97.35 lakh on Wednesday, while the number of people who have recuperated from the disease crossed 92 lakh, pushing the national recovery rate to 94.66 per cent, according to the Union health ministry. | Read more|