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EAM Jaishankar to visit Israel from Sunday
EAM Jaishankar to visit Israel from Sunday

India and Israel elevated bilateral relations to a Strategic Partnership in 2017

India, US decide to bolster cooperation in tackling terror finance, money laundering
India, US decide to bolster cooperation in tackling terror finance, money laundering

Both sides agreed on the importance of fighting financial crimes

‘Prepared to play a role in building consensus on migration and mobility’: India at Geneva meet
‘Prepared to play a role in building consensus on migration and mobility’: India at Geneva meet

Migration has been in a churn and the Covid-19 pandemic has made its effects more visible

Indian Army team wins gold medal at Exercise Cambrian Patrol organized in Wales, UK
Indian Army team wins gold medal at Exercise Cambrian Patrol organized in Wales, UK

The event is referred to as the Olympics of Military Patrolling

Exercise Mitra Shakti: India-Sri Lanka joint army drill ends in Ampara
Exercise Mitra Shakti: India-Sri Lanka joint army drill ends in Ampara

It forms a major part of India and Sri Lanka’s growing defence partnership

Universal vaccination key to stemming spread of Covid-19: India at IMF panel meet
Universal vaccination key to stemming spread of Covid-19: India at IMF panel meet

It was imperative to freely share medical research, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said

7 new defence companies, carved out of Ordnance Factory Board, dedicated to the nation
7 new defence companies, carved out of Ordnance Factory Board, dedicated to the nation

These companies would play an important role in import substitution, PM Narendra Modi said

MoS Lekhi’s visit infuses dynamism in bilateral engagements between India and Serbia
MoS Lekhi’s visit infuses dynamism in bilateral engagements between India and Serbia

MoS Lekhi’s visit provided further momentum to the close and friendly relations between India and Serbia

India re-elected to UN Human Rights Council for 6th term
India re-elected to UN Human Rights Council for 6th term

India got 184 votes in the 193-member assembly, while the required majority was 97

High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda calls on India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval
High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda calls on India’s National Security Advisor Ajit Doval

They discussed a range of issues pertaining to the mutual strategic interests

Will China drag India into limited war in eastern Ladakh?
Will China drag India into limited war in eastern Ladakh?

There are also the “two front war” preparations of China and Pakistan against India at least since 2009

India plans comprehensive development of relations with neighbours: FS Shringla
India plans comprehensive development of relations with neighbours: FS Shringla

Connectivity is the main thrust area of this initiative

India will participate in ‘Moscow Format’ on Afghanistan on October 20
India will participate in ‘Moscow Format’ on Afghanistan on October 20

This will be the first time India will be face to face with the Taliban after the Islamic group captured Kabul on August 15

India takes ‘note’ as Bhutan and China sign MoU on boundary negotiations
India takes ‘note’ as Bhutan and China sign MoU on boundary negotiations

Amid the border dispute between India and China, Bhutan signs a three-step roadmap with China for expediting the boundary negotiations

Women will command Indian Army units, battalions in near future: Rajnath Singh
Women will command Indian Army units, battalions in near future: Rajnath Singh

Women shall be able to join the National Defence Academy from next year, the Defence Minister said

Indian women military officers have created niche for themselves at global level:  MEA Secretary
Indian women military officers have created niche for themselves at global level: MEA Secretary

The exemplary courage, valour and service of Indian women warriors are an inspiration for society

Indo-US Joint Military Exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ to begin tomorrow in Alaska, USA
Indo-US Joint Military Exercise ‘Yudh Abhyas’ to begin tomorrow in Alaska, USA

An Indian contingent comprising 350 personnel of an Infantry Battalion Group will participate in the exercise

Ensuring equitable access to vaccines for all a major challenge: Finance Minister Sitharaman at G20 meet
Ensuring equitable access to vaccines for all a major challenge: Finance Minister Sitharaman at G20 meet

She appreciated the role of G20 in rallying pandemic response

Advance India-EU Strategic Partnership through research and innovation: Union Minister Jitendra Singh
Advance India-EU Strategic Partnership through research and innovation: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

India-EU collaboration represents the aspirations of 2 billion people, Jitendra Singh said

Jaishankar holds ‘productive’ meeting with Armenian FM, agrees to strengthen trade, education and cultural ties
Jaishankar holds ‘productive’ meeting with Armenian FM, agrees to strengthen trade, education and cultural ties

EAM S Jaishankar is on a two-day visit to Armenia

Disinformation

Over 16,000 Covid-19 samples sent for whole genome sequencing in last two months: Union Health Ministry
Over 16,000 Covid-19 samples sent for whole genome sequencing in last two months: Union Health Ministry

The ministry refuted media reports alleging that genome sequencing & analysis of Covid-19 had declined sharply in India

India is capable of handling any crisis, not biased minds
India is capable of handling any crisis, not biased minds

India will fight the possible third wave of Covid, but prejudiced minds underestimate the country’s ability every time

Center refutes reports of missing vaccination targets by July-end
Center refutes reports of missing vaccination targets by July-end

A total of 457 million doses have been supplied to the States and Union Territories since January 2021

Inferences drawn from comparison of HMIS, CRS data on Covid-19 deaths fallacious: Health Ministry
Inferences drawn from comparison of HMIS, CRS data on Covid-19 deaths fallacious: Health Ministry

A robust system of recording all Covid-19 related deaths already exists, the ministry said

Foreign Media

Three COVID-19 vaccines at clinical trial stage, two have completed phase 1 trial in India: ICMR DG
Three COVID-19 vaccines at clinical trial stage, two have completed phase 1 trial in India: ICMR DG

Serum Institute of India (SII) has completed phase II-B3 trials and will start phase-III trial after clearances

ثلاثة لقاحات COVID-19 في مرحلة التجارب السريرية ، أكمل اثنان المرحلة الأولى من التجربة في الهند: ICMR DG
ثلاثة لقاحات COVID-19 في مرحلة التجارب السريرية ، أكمل اثنان المرحلة الأولى من التجربة في الهند: ICMR DG

أكمل معهد مصل الهند (SII) تجارب المرحلة II-B3 وسيبدأ تجربة المرحلة الثالثة بعد التصاريح

ক্লিনিকাল ট্রায়াল পর্যায়ে তিনটি COVID-19 টি ভ্যাকসিন, দুটি ভারতে প্রথম পর্যায়ের ট্রায়াল সম্পন্ন করেছে: আইসিএমআর ডিজি
ক্লিনিকাল ট্রায়াল পর্যায়ে তিনটি COVID-19 টি ভ্যাকসিন, দুটি ভারতে প্রথম পর্যায়ের ট্রায়াল সম্পন্ন করেছে: আইসিএমআর ডিজি

সেরাম ইনস্টিটিউট অফ ইন্ডিয়া (এসআইআই) দ্বিতীয় ধাপে-বি 3 ট্রায়াল সম্পন্ন করেছে এবং ছাড়পত্রের পরে দ্বিতীয় ধাপের তৃতীয় বিচার শুরু করবে

Drei COVID-19-Impfstoffe in der klinischen Studienphase, zwei haben die Phase-1-Studie in Indien abgeschlossen: ICMR DG
Drei COVID-19-Impfstoffe in der klinischen Studienphase, zwei haben die Phase-1-Studie in Indien abgeschlossen: ICMR DG

Das Serum Institute of India (SII) hat die Phase-II-B3-Studien abgeschlossen und wird nach Freigabe mit der Phase-III-Studie beginnen