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MEA declares India to host the third edition of 2+2 ministerial dialogue with the US on 27 Oct
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MEA declares India to host the third edition of 2+2 ministerial dialogue with the US on 27 Oct

India will host the third edition of 2+2 ministerial dialogue with the US on 27 October, declared the Ministry of External Affairs today. US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Mark Esper will visit India on 26-27 October 2020 to take an interest in the Dialogue. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and EAM S Jaishankar will lead the assignments from the Ministry of Defense and MEA respectively, the ministry informed. The initial two 2+2 ministerial dialogues were held in New Delhi in September 201 and in Washington DC in 2019. "The agenda for the third dialogue will cover all bilateral, regional and global issues of mutual interests," the ministry said in a statement. "I am looking forward to our 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue with our Indian friends. It was postponed...
Pakistan prepares a plan to disrupt J&K telecom power outage with new mobile towers
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Pakistan prepares a plan to disrupt J&K telecom power outage with new mobile towers

Prime Minister Khan's government has prepared an arrangement to extend inclusion of its mobile coverage in Jammu and Kashmir that isn't just intended to help Pakistan-trained terrorists infiltrating into the valley yet additionally neutralise the effect of a future correspondence blockade forced by the government, individuals acquainted with the issue said. The plan, as per a top security official in New Delhi, to change existing telecom towers and construct new ones has been in progress for about a year. It was at first conceived to quality the current phone network to help terrorists who have invaded into Kashmir. In any case, the Pakistani foreign ministry pushed hard proportional up the activity to enable it to attack the correspondences blockade ordered in Kashmir after a year ago...
India giving free ration to around 80 crores poor for last 7-8 months, says PM Modi
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India giving free ration to around 80 crores poor for last 7-8 months, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said India has been sans giving free ration to around 80 crores poor for the last seven to eight months in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. "During the coronavirus crisis, many kinds of discussions are going on around the world about starvation and malnutrition. India has been providing free ration to about 80 crore poor for the last 7-8 months. During this time, India distributed foodgrains worth about Rs. 1.5 lakh crores to the poor," Prime Minister Modi said during an occasion to release a commemorative coin of ₹75 denomination to mark the 75th Anniversary of India's long-standing connection with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). "Another important work is being done to tackle malnutrition. Now such crops are being promoted in ...
Coronavirus disturbing mental health services in many nations
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Coronavirus disturbing mental health services in many nations

The Covid-19 pandemic upset basic mental health services in 93% of nations worldwide while the interest for these services is expanding, as per a World Health Organization (WHO) overview released on Monday. The overview was led in 130 nations from June to August. Almost a third (35%) revealed disturbances to crisis intercessions, including those for individuals encountering delayed seizures, extreme substance use withdrawal disorder, and insanity, frequently an indication of a genuine fundamental ailment. Also, 30% revealed disturbances to admittance to prescriptions for mental, neurological, and substance use problems. Aside from crisis treatment, nations additionally detailed far reaching interruption of numerous sorts of basic mental health services. At any rate 60% revealed i...
PM Narendra Modi regrets the absence of a vital vision of past systems for poor border infrastructure
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PM Narendra Modi regrets the absence of a vital vision of past systems for poor border infrastructure

At the introduction of 9.2km long Atal Tunnel in Himachal Pradesh on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi illuminated three projects in the west, central and east India to underline that the past government needed vital vision and pitched for a fast border infrastructure upgrade to defend India. With the on-going stand-off between Indian Army and Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) in east Ladakh as a primary concern, PM Modi took the case of 16,800 feet high airstrip at Daulat Beg Oldi post close to the Karakoram Pass which couldn't be initiated because of absence of political will from 1965 to 2008. The advanced landing ground was activated by the Indian Air Force (IAF) in 2008 using a Russian A 32 plane and the then United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was educated afte...
Oil slips as demand stresses offset seeks after improvement
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Oil slips as demand stresses offset seeks after improvement

Oil costs fell on Tuesday as demand concerns driven by COVID-19 exceeded trusts that U.S. legislators and the White House were approaching an agreement on another stimulus package to restore the world's greatest economy. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) rough fates slipped 17 pennies, or 0.4%, to $40.43 at 0120 GMT, while Brent unrefined fates additionally fell 17 pennies, or 0.4%, to $42.26 a barrel. The two benchmarks rose about 1% on Monday. Commodities markets had sneaked up in before trade as Democratic officials uncovered another $2.2 trillion Covid relief bill, which U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said was a trade off measure. "If it happens, the U.S. stimulus checks will go a long way to shoring up U.S. oil demand at a most critical juncture and coul...