FGN37 RUSSIA-PUTIN-SCO-MINISTERS Putin expresses confidence in SCO's ability to respond to new challenges Moscow: Terrorism poses a serious threat and drug trafficking and organised crimes are on the rise, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said as he expressed confidence in the SCO bloc's ability to respond promptly to the 'new acute challenges.' FGN27 RUSSIA-JAISHANKAR-LD BILATERAL Jaishankar meets Uzbek, Kazakh counterparts; agrees to coordinate closely on regional concerns Moscow: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday held separate meetings with his Uzbek and Kazakh counterparts and agreed to cooperate with the key Central Asian countries on regional concerns and security.
FGN25 RUSSIA-SCO-MEETING Jaishankar attends SCO Foreign Ministers' meeting in Russia Moscow: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday attended the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the eight-member Shanghai Cooperation Organisation here in the Russian capital.
FGN23 VIRUS-TRUMP-2NDLD BOOK US President Trump downplayed COVID-19 threat to create panic: Book Washington: US President Donald Trump has acknowledged downplaying the dangers posed by the deadly novel coronavirus, saying he did not want to create panic in the country, according to a new book by a renowned American investigative journalist. By Lalit K Jha FGN29 US-TRUMP-LD NOBEL President Trump's Nobel Peace Prize nomination hard-earned and well-deserved: WH Washington: The nomination of Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize for brokering the landmark Israel-UAE deal is a 'hard-earned and well-deserved honour,' the White House has said, underlining that the US President has made peace a cornerstone of his foreign policy efforts.
FGN8 US-HARRIS Inspired by mother, Harris says she had to do something when 'so much is on the line' Washington: Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris has said her mother Shyamala Gopalan was her source of inspiration who had guided her throughout her entire life. By Lalit K Jha FGN10 SINGAPORE-VIRUS-INDIANS Travellers from India must take COVID tests for Singapore trip Singapore: All travellers from India who are not Singaporeans and permanent residents will have to take a coronavirus test within 72 hours before departing for Singapore from next Thursday, in a move to reduce the number of imported cases from the country. By Gurdip Singh FGN31 BANGLA-MOSQUE-COURT B'desh HC orders state-run gas agency to pay compensation to victims of mosque blast Dhaka: A Bangladesh court has ordered a state-run gas transmission and distribution company to pay on an emergency basis a compensation of Rs 4.35 lakh (Tk 500,000) each to the victims of the air-conditioner blasts at a mosque on the outskirts of Dhaka.
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