US special envoy Khalilzad visits Delhi, meets EAM Jaishankar and NSA Doval:The US Special Representative on Afghanistan Reconciliation, Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad was on a brief visit to Delhi on Tuesday.
Anti-Satellite Missile: Govt launches Postage Stamp commemorating Mission Shakti’s success:A customized My Stamp on India’s First Anti Satellite Missile (A-SAT) was launched on the occasion of Engineers Day on September 15 in the presence of Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor (NSA). The stamp was released by Department of Posts.
PM Garib Kalyan Package Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19’ extended for another 6 months:The ‘Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package Insurance Scheme for Health Workers Fighting COVID-19’ was announced on 30 March 2020 for a period of 90 days. This was extended for a further period of 90 days i.e. up to 25th Sept, 2020.
India helped fight COVID when some opted to ‘support terrorism’ or to adopt ‘aggressive policies’ says Tirumurti:In a veiled attack to India’s neighbourers India’s Permanent Representative to UN, TS Tirumurti has said that some countries are busy taking undue advantage of COVID-19 to spread ‘divisive disinformation’ or to enhance even more their ‘support to terrorism’ or to adopt ‘aggressive policies.’
ITEC Day observed by High Commission of India in Dhaka:The 56th ITEC day was observed online by the High Commission of India in Dhaka on Tuesday.
India Hands over 2000 vials of Remdesivir to Nepal in Fight against COVID:India has been helping Nepal in the fight against COVID since beginning. On Tuesday, India handed over 2000 vials of Remdesivir to Nepal.
DG level talks between BSF and BGB to begin from September 16 in Dhaka:The DG level talks between border-guard forces of India and Bangladesh, BSF and BGB, will start on Wednesday in Dhaka.
Bangladesh economy shows early signs of recovery, GDP to grow at 6.8% for FY 2021: ADB:The Bangladesh economy is showing early signs of recovery with Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expected to grow at 6.8 percent in the fiscal year 2021.
US blocks Chinese products from Uighur ‘forced labour’; calls it “modern day slavery”:US announced Monday it would block a range of Chinese products made by “forced labor” in the Xinjiang region, including from a “vocational” center that it branded a “concentration camp” for Uighur minorities.
SAI releases upgraded SOP for resumption of sports activities:In accordance with Unlock 4.0 guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs, the Sports Authority of India has released a Standard Operating Procedure for resumption of sporting activities in all its centers, with emphasis on it being followed at the National Camps at SAI’s various National Centre of Excellence, where Olympic probable athletes are training.
Sports Ministry to establish Khelo India State Centre of Excellence (KISCE) in six more States:Sports Ministry is set to establish the Khelo India Centre of Excellence (KISCE) in six more states, under the ministry’s flagship Khelo India scheme.
Neutral venues will make it more challenging for teams: Harshal Patel:Having had his season cut short by a fracture in his right hand last year, Delhi Capitals’ all-rounder Harshal Patel is looking forward to redemption in the UAE as he oozes confidence ahead of the upcoming season of the Dream11 Indian Premier League.
Union Sports Minister lays foundation stones for various sports facilities in Leh, Ladakh:In a bid to promote sporting infrastructure in Leh, Ladakh, Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju laid Foundation Stones for various sports facilities costing over 12 crore rupees on Monday in the presence of Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, RK Mathur.