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- Still awaiting closed peacekeeping missions reimbursements: India
- Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border in J&K's Kathua
Security Council needs to take more frequent recourse to ICJ: India
Yedla Umasankar, First Secretary/Legal adviser in India's Permanent Mission to the UN, said on Friday the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, plays an important and critical role in the maintenance of international peace and security by adjudicating disputes between States.
India slams Pakistan for raising Kashmir issue at UN
India has slammed Pakistan for raising the issue of J&K at a forum of the UN, saying the country employs "empty rhetoric" to serve its "distorted agenda" and continues to engage in spreading unsubstantiated allegations. India's remarks were in response to a statement by Islamabad's UN envoy Maleeha Lodhi who raked up the issue last week at the UN forum.
- Pressure on Pakistan to deliver on FATF action plan: Army chief
Sharad Pawar addresses rain-hit rally in Satara
NCP chief Sharad Pawar addressed a campaign rally in heavy rain on Friday evening at Satara in western Maharashtra, where a Lok Sabha byelection will be held along with the state assembly elections on October 21. During his brief speech, a drenched Pawar said he committed "a mistake" in selecting a candidate for the Lok Sabha earlier this year, but people were now waiting to correct it.
India-US bilateral defence trade to reach $18 billion this year: Pentagon
The Pentagon on Saturday said the bilateral defence trade between India-US is expected to reach $18 billion by year-end. Undersecretary Of Defense For Acquisition And Sustainment Ellen M Lord said the US is committed to strengthening its partnership with India while furthering military relationships. Lord heads to New Delhi next week for the ninth defence meeting.
- Girls can join Sainik schools from 2021-22
If BJP had asked me for (UBI) numbers, I would have given it to them too: Abhijit Banerjee
When TOI asked Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee if advising Rahul Gandhi on NYAY was a tactical error, the world-renowned economist said that he does not want to be defensive about it and does not believe in "restricting good policy out of political prejudice." "If the BJP had asked me for the same numbers I would have given it to them," said Banerjee.
- Swiggy to hire 3 lakh people in 18 months