Day 1 of PM Modi’s visit to Argentina: mix of soft & hard diplomacy:Day 1 of Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Argentina was a mix of soft and hard diplomacy, Prime Minister met the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud on the sidelines of the G20 summit and discussed tackling the climate change challenge in a meeting with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. India’s soft power in the form of the Indian diaspora connect was on display once again.
PM Modi, Chinese President Xi Jinping meet on sidelines of G20 summit:Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping met on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires on Friday.
Campaigning intensifies in poll-bound Rajasthan; BJP hits out at Congress:The campaigning has also intensified for assembly polls in Rajasthan. Top leaders of various political parties are holding political rallies and public meetings in the state. Assembly polls in Rajasthan will be held on December 7 while the results will be declared on December 11.
Incidents of unprovoked firing from Pakistani side on rise: BSF:The Border Security Force on Friday said that BSF has retaliated effectively to the unprovoked firing by Pakistan this year.
Army Chief Bipin Rawat accuses Pakistan of making hollow statements about peace:Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday accused Pakistan of making hollow statements about peace.
10th G20 Summit begins; PM flags global concerns at BRICS informal meet:An informal BRICS leaders meeting took place on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires where Prime Minister Narendra Modi exhorted the leaders to talk in one voice for the interest of developing nations in the United Nations and other multilateral organizations. He also flagged the threats posed by terrorism, radicalism, financial crimes and black money. At the platform, all eyes will now be on the 2 trilateral meetings between US, India and Japan and between Russia, India and China.
Coal scam: Ex-coal secy H C Gupta found guilty:A Delhi court on Friday held ex-coal secretary H C Gupta guilty of corruption and criminal conspiracy in a coal scam case relating to allotment of coal blocks in West Bengal.
Yoga leads to unity of body, mind, soul: PM Modi addresses Yoga For Peace on sidelines of G20 Summit:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday participated in a Yoga for Peace event in Buenos Aires on the sidelines of the G20 Summit
Russia regrets Trump’s decision to cancel talks with Putin:Russia has termed US President Donald Trump’s decision to cancel talks with President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 Summit as regrettable.
President Sirisena to meet UNF, TNA for possible solution amid crisis:Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will meet leaders of United National Front (UNF) and Tamil National Alliance (TNA) later on Friday to discuss a possible solution in the ongoing political crisis.
World Cup Hockey: Argentina eke out 4-3 win over Spain; New Zealand beat France 2-1:Agustin Mazzilli and Gonzalo Peillat scored a brace each to help Olympic champions Argentina eke out a 4-3 win over Spain
The Wizard of Oz is most influential film of all times, according to study:The Wizard of Oz is the most influential film of all time, followed by Star Wars and Psycho, according to a study.
- Latest Current Affairs 01st December 2018
PM Modi holds several bilateral meetings with world leaders in Buenos Aires:Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with President of Argentina, Mauricio Macri, German Chancellor, Presidents of France and South Africa, among others in Buenos Aires.
AJL Case: CBI files charge sheet against former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Congress leader Motilal Vora:The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed a charge sheet against former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Congress leader Motilal Vora and Associated Journals Ltd (AJL), in the National Herald case.
HM Rajnath Singh to inaugurate 19th Hornbill Festival in Nagaland:Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the 19th Hornbill Festival at Kisama village near state capital Kohima in Nagaland today.
J&K: Sixth phase of Panchayat elections underway:In Jammu and Kashmir, sixth phase of Panchayat elections has begun. The polling, which started at 8 AM, will end at 2 PM. A total of 7,156 candidates are in the fray for 406 Sarpanches and 2277 Panches in this phase.
Asia Pacific Summit-2018 begins in Kathmandu:The Asia Pacific Summit-2018 has started in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The theme of two day Summit is “Addressing the Critical Challenges of Our Time: Interdependence, Mutual Prosperity, and Universal Values”.
Lankan President and UNF leaders meet end without any clear solution:The meeting of Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena with leaders of United National Front (UNF) last night ended positively but without any clear solution to resolve the political crisis.
Former US president George H W Bush passes away at 94:George H W Bush, the 41st president of the US who led America during the dramatic collapse of the Soviet Union and engineered the defeat of an audacious Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, died on Friday. He was 94.
UK amends weapons bill to ensure right to possession of kirpans by Sikhs:The UK government has confirmed an amendment to a new weapons bill going through the Parliament to ensure that it would not impact the right of the British Sikh community to possess and supply Kirpans, or religious swords.
G20 summit: India presents 9-point agenda on fugitive economic offenders:India on Friday presented a nine-point agenda to G20 member nations calling for strong and active cooperation among them to comprehensively deal with fugitive economic offenders.
Men’s Hockey World Cup: Netherlands to take on Malaysia, Germany to face Pakistan:Men’s Hockey World Cup: Netherlands to take on Malaysia, and Germany to face Pakistan today
NASA’s Martian quake sensor InSight lands at slight angle:NASA’s unmanned Martian quake sensor, InSight, has landed at a slight angle on the Red Planet, and experts are hopeful the spacecraft will work as planned, the US space agency said on Friday.
World AIDS Day – Know Your Status:World Health Organisation joins global partners to observe the day under the theme ”Know Your Status” urging people to know their HIV infection status through testing, and to access HIV infection prevention, treatment and care services.