India strikes a fighter jet deal with Russia, Rajnath Singh defers his Ladakh visit and more in today’s news wrap. Do scroll through:
Defence Ministry approves purchase of 21 MiG-29 and 12 Sukhoi fighter jets from Russia
The Defence Ministry's Defence Acquisition Council also gave its nod for the upgradation of existing 59 MiG-29 aircrafts, a statement from the ministry said. Read More
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh’s Ladakh visit postponed
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh's visit to Leh to review the ongoing situation at the Indo-China border has been rescheduled, informed the Defence officials on Thursday. Read More
With app ban, Huawei snub & highway hurdle, India hits China where it hurts
New Delhi has taken a series of steps that form part of an economic offense against Beijing. Read More
India sees one-day jump of 507 Covid-19 deaths, 18,653 new infections
The country had seen over 5.85 lakh cases till June 30, this means that over 67 per cent of total cases were registered in the past 30 days. Read More
Banning Chinese apps was a 'digital strike', says union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad
India on Monday banned 59 apps with Chinese links, including hugely popular TikTok and UC Browser, saying they were prejudicial to sovereignty, integrity and security of the country. Read More
Team Shivraj gets 28 new ministers, lion's share for Scindia loyalists
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday expanded his cabinet as 28 new ministers took oath at the Raj Bhavan. Read More
Your view: Should nationwide lockdown be reimposed with cases on the rise?
As many as 100,000 cases were reported in just the last 5 days. Nearly all the states across the country have accounted for this steep rise. Have Your Say
Sambit Patra mocks Rahul Gandhi as 'TikTokiya'
The Bhartiya Janata Party spokesperson, Sambit Patra, who is known for his belligerence on television debates, has once again stirred the hornet's nest. Read More
100% punctuality achieved by Indian Railways for the first time
However, the Indian Railways is only operating 230 (115 pairs) special trains across the nation due to the coronavirus crisis. Read More
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