Terrorism and Afghanistan are on India’s SCO agenda; China and Pakistan are also expected to attend. In a virtual format, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will
India won a historic bronze by defeating Germany 5-4 in the final minute of the game, with goalkeeper PR Srijesh saving a penalty corner. The Indians, headed by Manpreet Singh and coached by Australian Graham Reid, savored the historic moment with tears and hugs on the pitch.
While China has deployed its forces out of Galwan Valley and Pangong Tso, the disengagement from other friction points in eastern Ladakh, including as Hot Springs, Gogra, and Depsang, has not been completed. After India made it clear to China that the continuation of the current situation in eastern Ladakh was having a “negative impact” on bilateral ties, Beijing indicated today that it is willing to negotiate a “mutually acceptable solution” to the issues that demand “urgent treatment.”
The UN Refugee Agency’s motto for the day is “Together we heal, learn, and shine,” as the pandemic continues to ravage communities and families around the world for the second year. It has asked individuals and governments to help refugees gain access to health care, donate to the education of talented young refugees, and support refugees through various creative means such as sponsoring sports and art competitions.
Following media allegations that the plant may be experiencing a leak, Hong Kong’s leader announced on June 15 that her administration is “very concerned” about the situation at a nearby nuclear power facility in mainland China.
In a seismic shift in the country’s tumultuous politics, a loose coalition of Israeli parties dismissed Benjamin Netanyahu, the country’s longest-serving prime minister, and created a new government on Sunday. Naftali Bennett, a right-wing Jewish nationalist and former tech millionaire, was set to lead the eight-party coalition, which was united only by their dislike for Bibi, the hardline right-wing leader.
As the scheme of PM SvaNidhi (PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi) completes a year, here are some of the details which may be helpful for those who want to understand the schemes the government is bringing and also suggest those who could be benefitted from it.
Bengaluru, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi | In the 24 hours ending at 8 a.m. on Friday, India registered 1.86 lakh new covid-19 cases, the lowest daily infection rise in 44 days. The number of active cases has dropped to 23.43 lakh, with more than 2.48 crore individuals completely free of the infection.