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Stop sowing discord between China, regional countries, Beijing tells Mike Pompeo

First Post.com 36 minutes ago

Stop sowing discord between China, regional countries, Beijing tells Mike Pompeo
US, India must focus on China threat: Pompeo
US, India must focus on China threat: Pompeo
Stop sowing discord between China, regional countries: Beijing on Pompeo's visit to India
"These are groundless accusations which reflect that he is clinging to the Cold War mentality and ideological biases. We urge him to abandon the Cold War and the zero-sum game mentality and stop sowing discord between China and regional countries as well as undermining the regional peace and stability," Wang said.
Stop Sowing Discord Between China, Regional Countries: Beijing on Pompeo's Visit to India
In August, Pompeo said that China poses a threat to the West that is in some ways worse than that posed by the Soviet Union during the Cold War. What's happening now isn't Cold War 2.0.
India, US sign multiple pacts spanning a wide spectrum
Top officials discuss defence, ICT and energy ties, Chinese threat to security, at 2+2 Dialogue
India, US hold third edition of 2+2 talks
NEW DELHI, Oct 27: India and the US on Tuesday began a high-level dialogue aimed at further ramping up their overall defence and security ties and boost strategic cooperation in the Indo-Pacific at a time China is attempting to expand its economic and military clout in the region.
India, US to sign data pact ahead of talks on countering China
The Pompeo-Esper visit to New Delhi is part of a concerted US campaign to draw India into a deeper defence relationship.
What BECA, Key Defence Agreement, Means For India, US: 10-Point Guide
India and the United States will sign a number of key defence agreements, most notably BECA, during the 2+2 India-US ministerial dialogue today. Long in the making, Basic Exchange and Cooperation...
India-US third 2+2 inter-ministerial dialogue today, geospatial pact BECA t...
India-US third 2+2 inter-ministerial dialogue today, geospatial pact BECA t...
India, US to sign BECA agreement during 2+2 dialogue to facilitate exchange of sensitive...
The signing of the pact will be one of the key outcomes of the 2+2 dialogue between the foreign and defence ministers of the two sides.
Mike Pompeo leaves for India to take part in India-US 2+2 dialogue
Mike Pompeo leaves for India to take part in India-US 2+2 dialogue
News18, Hindu Business Line, The Assam Tribune, Money Control, NDTV, DNA, Hindustan Times, Asssam Tribune,
  

Covid-19: TN reports 2,522 new cases on October 27

Hindu Business Line 1 hour 20 minutes ago

Tamil Nadu for the fourth consecutive day reported less than 3,000 new Covid-19 cases. Around 2,522 people were infected in the last 24 hours, taking
After over 3 months, less than 40k COVID cases reported in single day across country: Govt data
NEW DELHI, Oct 27: The number of coronavirus cases reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 40,000 after over three months, while the new fatalities registered during the same period remained under 500, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday
After Over 3 Months, Less Than 40k Covid-19 Cases Reported in Single Day Across Country: Govt Data
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), a cumulative total of 10,44,20,894 samples have been tested up to October 24 with 9,58,116 samples being tested on Monday.
After over 3 months, India's daily COVID-19 count drops below 40,000, says Centre
After over 3 months, India's daily COVID-19 count drops below 40,000, says Centre
After over 3 months, less than 40,000 COVID cases reported in single day across country: Govt data
A total of 72,01,070 people have recuperated from COVID-19 so far, pushing the national recovery rate to 90.62 per cent while the case fatality rate stands at 1.50 per cent.
Lowest spike in six days as Covid cases dip to 2,832 in Delhi
Lowest spike in six days as Covid cases dip to 2,832 in Delhi
Updates: India's Covid Tally Crosses 79 Lakh-Mark, Over 1.19 Lakh Deaths
New coronavirus infections reported in India in a span of 24 hours dropped below 50,000 for the second time this month, while the new fatalities registered during the same period fell under 500 after...
India's Covid-19 fatality rate at lowest since March 22: Health ministry
There are14 states and Union Territories including Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Bihar, Odisha, Assam and Kerala where the Case Fatality Ratio (CFR) is lower than 1 per cent, the ministry said.
India records lowest daily spike in Covid cases in over 3 months
India records lowest daily spike in Covid cases in over 3 months
First Post.com, Economic Times, Times of India, NDTV, Hindustan Times, Asssam Tribune,
  

PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi in Bihar on October 28 for second round of campaigning

Money Control 2 hours 55 minutes ago

This will be the second electoral visit of the two leaders to Bihar.
PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi Head to Bihar on Wednesday for Second Round of Assembly Poll Campaign
This will be the second electoral visit of the two leaders to Bihar. Both of them had plunged into campaigning for the threephased state assembly elections on October 23 and addressed a series of rallies.
Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Will this poll mark the return of RJD's Nehaluddin...
Rafiganj is among the Bihars constituencies which has never elected a leader from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Tejashwi Yadav's 11 Questions For PM Modi Ahead Of His Rallies In Bihar
RJD leader and Mahagatbandhan's chief ministerial candidate Tejashwi Yadav has posed 11 questions to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of his visit to Bihar on October 28.
Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Some interesting pics from first phase campai...
Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Some interesting pics from first phase campai...
Bihar Assembly polls: Campaigning ends for first phase, 71 constituencies set to vote on 28 Oct
Bihar Assembly polls: Campaigning ends for first phase, 71 constituencies set to vote on 28 Oct
Bihar polls: Phase I campaign ends
BJP distances itself from NDA ally LJP in the State, warns electorate of split votes
Rahul Gandhi to address 2 poll meetings in Bihar on Wednesday
Bypoll to the Valmiki Nagar Lok Sabha seat will be held on November 7, while Kusheshwar Asthan Assembly constituency will go to polls on November 3.
NDTV, DNA, First Post.com, Hindu Business Line, Economic Times,
  

Coal scam: Delhi HC suspends 3-year jail term of ex-minister Dilip Ray, seeks CBI reply on appeal

Money Control 13 minutes ago

The trial court had on Monday sentenced Ray, the 68-year old former minister of state (coal) in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, to three-year in jail and also imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on him.
Jharkhand coal scam: Delhi HC suspends 3-year jail term of ex-minister Dilip Ray, seeks CBI reply on appeal
Jharkhand coal scam: Delhi HC suspends 3-year jail term of ex-minister Dilip Ray, seeks CBI reply on appeal
Coal Scam: Delhi HC Suspends 3-year Jail Term of Ex-minister Dilip Ray, Seeks CBI Reply on Appeal
According to a lawyer associated with the case, Justice Suresh Kumar Kait also issued notice to the CBI and sought its response on the appeal filed by Ray, challenging his conviction and sentence in the case.
Coal scam: HC suspends 3-year jail term of ex-minister Dilip Ray, seeks CBI reply on appeal
The Delhi HC on Tuesday suspended the 3-year jail term of former Union minister Dilip Ray in a coal scam case pertaining to irregularities in the allocation of a Jharkhand block in 1999. According to a lawyer associated with the case, the court also issued notice to the CBI and sought its response on the appeal filed by Ray, challenging his conviction and sentence.
Jail Term Of Ex Union Minister In Coal Scam Suspended By Delhi High Court
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday suspended a three-year jail term given to former union minister Dilip Ray over a case linked to irregularities in allocating Jharkhand coal blocks in 1999. Justice...
Coal scam: HC suspends 3-year jail term of ex-minister Dilip Ray, seeks CBI reply on appeal
The trial court had on Monday sentenced Ray, the 68-year old former minister of state (coal) in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government, to three-year in jail and also imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on him.
Delhi HC suspends 3-year jail term of former Union minister of state for coal Dilip...
The case pertains to allocation of 105.153 hectares (ha) of an abandoned coal mining area in Giridih district in favour of Castron Technologies Limited by the 14th screening committee of the Union coal ministry in 1999.
Coal scam: Ex-Minister Dilip Ray gets 3-year jail term
Former union minister Dilip Ray was on Monday awarded three-year jail term by a Delhi court in a coal scam case pertaining to irregularities in the a
Times of India, NDTV, Economic Times, Hindustan Times, Hindu Business Line,
  

PNB case: UK court rejects fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's bail plea for seventh time

First Post.com 24 hours 5 minutes ago

PNB case: UK court rejects fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi's bail plea for seventh time
PNB scam case: UK court rejects Nirav Modi's latest bail attempt
Nirav Modi is next scheduled to appear via videolink from Wandsworth Prison in south-west London on November 3, for the hearing in his extradition case.
London Court Rejects Nirav Modi's Bail Application For 7th Time
A London court on Monday rejected the bail application filed by fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, the seventh such rejection by courts of the United Kingdom, officials said in New Delhi.
PNB scam case: UK court rejects Nirav Modis latest bail attempt
A UK court on Monday rejected the latest bail plea of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi, who has been lodged in a London prison since his arrest o
Nirav Modi's bail plea rejected for seventh time
A London court on Monday rejected the bail application filed by fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, the seventh such rejection by courts of the United Kingdom. Nirav, who is wanted in connection with the Rs 13,000 crore Punjab National Bank fraud perpetrated by him and his uncle Mehul Choksi, was arrested in London on March 19 last year on CBI's extradition request.
London Court Rejects Fugitive Diamantaire Nirav Modi's Bail Application for Seventh Time
Modi, who is wanted in connection with the Rs 13,000 crore Punjab National Bank fraud perpetrated by him and his uncle Mehul Choksi, was arrested in London on March 19 last year on CBI's extradition request, they said.
UK court rejects Nirav Modi's bail for the seventh time in Punjab National Bank fraud case
Nirav Modi, who is wanted in India by Central Bureau of Investigation and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case and has been at London's Wandsworth Prison since his arrest in March 2019, will appear before a court next month, via video-link, for the second phase of his extradition trial.
PNB scam: UK court rejects Nirav Modi#39;s bail plea
According to reports, Nirav Modi is expected to appear again via videolink the London prison for the next hearing in his ongoing extradition trial on November 3
Hindu Business Line, Times of India, News18, Economic Times, Money Control,
  

Hathras case: Supreme Court directs Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe, provision of security to victims family

First Post.com 8 hours 3 minutes ago

Hathras case: Supreme Court directs Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe, provision of security to victims family
Apex court: CBI probe in Hathras case to be monitored by Allahabad HC
The CBI investigation in the sensational Hathras case, in which a Dalit girl was allegedly brutally raped and died of injuries, will now be monitore
CBI probe in Hathras case to be monitored by Allahabad HC, says SC
The apex court said that all the aspects of the case, including monitoring of probe and providing security to the victim's family as well as the witnesses, would be considered by the high court.
Hathras case: Supreme Court directs Allahabad High Court to monitor CBI probe
The Supreme Court directed the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court to oversee the Central Bureau of Investigations investigation of the Hathras case.
Allahabad High Court to Monitor CBI Probe Into Hathras Case, Says Supreme Court
A 19-year-old Dalit woman was allegedly raped by four upper-caste men in Hathras on September 14. She died on September 29 at Delhi's Safdarjung Hospital during treatment.
Supreme Court asks Allahabad high court to monitor Hathras case investigation
As the high court is already examining a suo moto proceeding, the Supreme Court bench felt it appropriate to entrust the court with the responsibility of monitoring the investigation.
Hathrase gang-rape & murder case: Allahabad HC to monitor CBI probe, SC says
The Supreme Court on Tuesday entrusted Allahabad high court to monitor the CBI probe into the gang-rape and murder of a dalit girl in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras. On the plea of transferring of trial in the case to Delhi, the SC said since CBI is investigating the incident, there should be no apprehension about the mistrial.
Hathras Case: Allahabad High Court To Monitor CBI Probe, Says Top Court
The Allahabad High Court will monitor all aspects including the CBI investigation into the alleged gang-rape and death of a Dalit girl from Uttar Pradesh's Hathras, the Supreme Court said today. The...
Money Control, News18, Hindustan Times, Times of India, NDTV,
  

India is proud of role played by infantry in protecting our nation: PM Modi

Times of India 4 hours 29 minutes ago

India is proud of role played by infantry in protecting our nation: PM Modi
"India Proud Of Role Played By Infantry In Protecting Our Nation": PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended greetings on the occasion of Infantry Day and stated that India is proud of the role played by infantry in protecting our nation.
Indias energy map will have 7 key drivers of change: PM Modi at India Ener...
Indias energy map will have 7 key drivers of change: PM Modi at India Ener...
Our country will drive global energy demand, says Narendra Modi at India's Energy Forum
Our country will drive global energy demand, says Narendra Modi at India's Energy Forum
India will drive global energy demand: PM Modi
Speaking at the India Energy Forum by CERAWeek, Modi said the coronavirus pandemic had resulted in global energy demand falling by one-third, investment decisions being impacted and predictions of a contraction in demand over the next few years.
India Will Drive Global Energy Demand, Says PM Modi at Forum
Modi said the coronavirus pandemic had resulted in global energy demand falling by one-third, investment decisions being impacted and predictions of a contraction in demand over the next few years.
India will drive global energy demand: PM Narendra Modi
India, he said, was on track to meet its COP21 commitment of raising electricity generation from renewable energy sources to 175 gigawatts by 2022.
At India Energy Forum, PM Modi says India's energy future bright and secure
Promoting Indias capability to be a global force multiplier, PMModi said, A self-reliant India will also be a force multiplier for the world economy. Energy security is at the core of our efforts.
First Post.com, Money Control, News18, Economic Times, Hindustan Times,
  

After months of controversies Ankhi Das quits Facebook

Hindu Business Line 2 hours 21 minutes ago

Facebook on Tuesday said that Ankhi Das has stepped down from her role in the company, after months of controversies on alleged blocking of right-win
Top Facebook India executive Ankhi Das exits company amidst political content row
Top Facebook India executive Ankhi Das exits company amidst political content row
Ankhi Das, Facebook#39;s Public Policy Director for India, steps down
Ankhi Das, who recently made headlines for allegedly interfering with Facebook#39;s content moderation policy, has decided to step down from her role to pursue her interest in public service, said Ajit Mohan, Managing Director of Facebook India
Facebook's India head of public policy Ankhi Das quits after row over regulating...
Ankhi has decided to step down from her role in Facebook to pursue her interest in public service. Ankhi was one of our earliest employees in India and played an instrumental role in the growth of the company and its services over the last 9 years, Ajit Mohan, Managing Director India of Facebook, said in an e-mailed statement.
Ankhi Das, Facebook's India Head of Public Policy, Quits Amid Row Over Regulation of Political Content
Facebook India Managing Director Ajit Mohan said Ankhi Das has stepped down to pursue interests in public service. The resignation comes weeks after Facebook and Das faced questions over how political content is regulated in India, its biggest market.
Facebook's India head of public policy quits
Ankhi Das, the controversial India policy head of Facebook who allegedly opposed blocking of right-wing hate content, has quit the company. Das faced allegations of opposing enforcement of hate-speech rules against BJP and other right-wing leaders. She was also accused of posting messages in support of the BJP for several years on a Facebook group of the company's employees.
Facebook India policy head Ankhi Das resigns weeks after hate speech controversy
The resignation comes weeks after Facebook and Ankhi Das faced questions internally from employees over how political content is regulated in its biggest market, India.
Facebook's Ankhi Das Quits Days After Parliamentary Panel Questioning
Facebook executive Ankhi Das, whose name came up in a recent controversy over alleged bias by the social networking giant in dealing with hate speeches, has resigned from her position in the company
Hindustan Times, News18, Times of India, Economic Times, NDTV,
  

Four days after quarantine, Ajit Pawar tests positive

Times of India 4 hours 29 minutes ago

Four days after quarantine, Ajit Pawar tests positive
Probe Agency Opposes Clean Chit For Ajit Pawar In Alleged Bank Scam
The Enforcement Directorate has opposed a clean chit given by Mumbai Police to Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and others in connection with an alleged scam involving the Maharashtra State...
Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar tests positive for Covid-19
Admitted to Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai
Maharashtra Dy CM Ajit Pawar tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to Mumbai hospital
Maharashtra Dy CM Ajit Pawar tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to Mumbai hospital
Maharashtra deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar tests positive for Covid-19
Pawar had been unwell for the past few days. His first report for Covid-19 was negative but he had quarantined himself at home as a precautionary measure
Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar tests positive for COVID-19, hospitalised
"I have tested positive for COVID-19. My health condition is fine. As a precautionary measure I have admitted self to Breach Candy Hospital on the advice of doctors," the NCP leader said.
Maharashtra DyCM Ajit Pawar Tests Positive for Covid-19, Hospitalised
In the last few months, over a dozen Maharashtra ministers have tested positive for the viral infection. They include Jitendra Awhad (housing), Ashok Chavan (public works department), Dhananjay Munde (social justice), Varsha Gaikwad (school education), Eknath Shinde (urban development) and Nitin Raut (energy).
First Post.com, Hindustan Times, Economic Times, News18,
  

Amy Coney Barrett sworn in at Supreme Court as issues important to Donald Trump...

Hindustan Times 31 minutes ago

The court is weighing a plea from President Donald Trump to prevent the Manhattan district attorney from acquiring his tax returns.
US Senate confirms Trump's Supreme Court pick Amy Barrett
US Senate confirms Trump's Supreme Court pick Amy Barrett
Issues important to Donald Trump await Amy Coney Barrett on Supreme Court
The court is weighing a plea from President Donald Trump to prevent the Manhattan district attorney from acquiring his tax returns. It is also considering appeals from the Trump campaign and Republicans to shorten the deadline for receiving and counting absentee ballots in the battleground states of North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
How Amy Coney Barretts confirmation as US Supreme Court justice may impact presidential election
Amy Coney Barrett, US President Donald Trump#39;s pick for the vacant Supreme Court seat, could be immediately weighing in on election-related cases that may start piling up soon.
Trump Celebrates At White House As Supreme Court Nominee Confirmed
President Donald Trump reveled in one of his signature achievements on Monday at a White House ceremony to celebrate U.S. Senate confirmation of his third Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, eight days before the election.
Trump plans second White House event for Barrett as Senate takes up nomination
Trump plans second White House event for Barrett as Senate takes up nomination
"Momentous Day": Trump On Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Confirmation
The US Senate confirmed conservative jurist Amy Coney Barrett as the Supreme Court's newest justice Monday, delivering a landmark and controversial win for President Donald Trump just eight days...
Money Control, News18, Times of India, NDTV,