Exterior Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Thursday, September 16, 2021, conveyed to his Chinese language counterpart Wang Yi that progress within the disengagement course of in jap Ladakh was important for restoration of peace and tranquillity and that it’s the foundation for the improvement of total ties.
Lots of of kids throughout a number of districts of north Bengal have been hospitalised with signs of viral an infection. Studies that at the least six youngsters have died up to now few days — three in Jalpaiguri, two in Malda and one in Uttar Dinjapur — have unfold worry and panic within the State.
India has been informed that the Afghan Hindu particular person kidnapped in Kabul is an Indian nationwide. Official spokesperson of the Ministry of Exterior Affairs Arindam Bagchi mentioned on Thursday India is verifying all the data concerning the individual.
The Items and Providers Tax (GST) Council has a packed agenda when it convenes right here on Friday, with properly over a dozen weighty points for its consideration, together with the extension of tax reduction granted for COVID-19 associated necessities and initiating talks on bringing petroleum merchandise beneath the GST regime.
Paving the best way for a significant clean-up of dangerous loans within the banking system, the Cupboard on Wednesday cleared a ₹30,600-crore assure programme for securities to be issued by the newly integrated ‘dangerous financial institution’ for taking up and resolving non-performing property (NPAs) amounting to ₹2 lakh crore.
China on Thursday cited a United Nations Safety Council (UNSC) decision issued after the 1998 nuclear assessments to query India’s missile programme amid studies of an upcoming check for the Agni-V intercontinental ballistic missile.
Accusing the Indian Council of Medical Analysis (ICMR) of “legal culpability” in attempting to fudge India’s COVID-19 knowledge to spin a “false narrative” in favour of the Narendra Modi authorities, the Congress on September 16 demanded a legal investigation in opposition to the Prime Minister, former Well being Minister Harsh Vardhan, and senior officers of the ICMR.
New COVID-19 circumstances have decreased total throughout India and even in Kerala, however Mizoram remained a State of concern, mentioned V.Ok. Paul, (member) Well being, Niti Aayog. “Mizoram is a State of concern though we’re seeing a declining development of recent circumstances throughout India and even in Kerala. Within the coming two to 3 months, now we have to take care of warning in opposition to any upsurge in COVID-19 circumstances. We request everybody to stay cautious within the coming quarter. We’re completely satisfied to see the variety of circumstances stabilising,” he mentioned.
Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday, September 16, 2021, mentioned his ministry was seeking to undertake new applied sciences for development of roads and lower down on using metal and cement.
The BJP will launch 20-day outreach from September 17, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 71st birthday, to proceed until October 7, together with a large push to facilitate COVID-19 vaccination drives throughout the nation in what the celebration is terming part of its “Sewa and Samarpan” (service and dedication) marketing campaign.
The Lieutenant Governor’s administration on Thursday additional toughened the method of issuance of passports to round 4.5 lakh staff in Jammu and Kashmir by making the Vigilance division’s clearance obligatory, in addition to the opposite police verifications.
China on Thursday hit out on the new partnership introduced by Australia, the U.Ok. and the U.S., saying it might “undermine” regional peace and “intensify” an arms race. Beijing notably slammed the announcement of provision of nuclear-powered submarines to Australia beneath the army pact, which has been seen by many observers as being aimed, at the least partially, to reply to China’s rising army footprint within the area.
Prajnesh Gunneswaran will open India’s problem in opposition to the 419th-ranked Otto Virtanen within the Davis Cup tie in opposition to Finland, on the indoor laborious courts of the Espoo Metro Area, on Friday. “We’re completely satisfied that our No.1 participant, Prajnesh will play the primary match. If he performs to potential, we should always have a 1-0 lead, which might put their No.1 participant beneath strain. We’re proud of the draw,” mentioned the Indian group captain Rohit Rajpal.