Focus on China, Pakistan as meeting of Army brass begins today
The Army commanders’ conference chaired by General M M Naravane, from October 26 to 29 comes amid the continuing military confrontation with China in eastern Ladakh and the sharp rise in ceasefire violations (CFVs) by Pakistan.
Will fight on our soil as well as on foreign soil, says Ajit Doval
NSA Ajit Doval said while India has never attacked anyone first, the new strategic thinking holds that perhaps we could have acted proactively to nip security threats. Official sources, however, emphasised that Doval was speaking more in the context of civilisational ethos and his remarks were not directed against anyone.
Think of troops at borders, light a ‘diya’ for them: PM Narendra Modi
“We must also think of our braveheart soldiers who are firmly stationed on our borders in the line of duty, even during these festive times, all in the service and security of Mother India. We have to light a ‘diya’ (lamp) at home in honour of these brave sons and daughters of Mother India,” PM Modi said.
Sharpest weekly drop in Covid numbers
India recorded just over 3.6 lakh fresh cases during the week, the lowest in absolute terms in three months (since 3.2 lakh were detected in the July 20-26 week), as per data collated from state governments. This marked a drop of 15.7% from the previous week’s numbers.
India’s reaction to aggression left China rattled: RSS chief
India’s resolve in standing up to China had led to more countries realising the need to confront the expansionist power that had been taking on several nations. “Unwavering caution, vigilance and preparedness are the only ways to respond,” RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said.
Suhana's stunning look post visit to a salon
Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana Khan is currently having a great time in Dubai. The star kid is an avid social media user and enjoys a huge fan following on it. Now, she took to Instagram to share a picture of herself post her salon visit. The actress got her hair and nail done at the beauty parlour.
Wheels up for trip to India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Indonesia: Pompeo
US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Sunday boarded the flight for the trip to India for the third edition of the two-plus-two ministerial dialogue, that begins in New Delhi. The visit comes a week before the American presidential election scheduled on November 3.