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India pledges USD 10 million to UNRWA over next two years

India has announced contributing 10 million US dollar to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) over the coming two years. Addressing an Extraordinary Virtual Ministerial Pledging Conference for UNRWA, Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan said yesterday that capacity […]

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Testing labs for Corona goes up to 1,000 across country

Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has said that it has now facilitated setting up one thousand laboratories across the country for testing Covid-19 samples. In a tweet, ICMR termed it as a major milestone towards enhanced testing in the country. It added that there are 730 government labs and […]

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India stresses on need to respect principles of international relations at RIC trilateral FM’s meet

India has said that respecting the international law, recognizing  legitimate interests of partners, supporting multilateralism and promoting common good are the only ways of building a durable world order. In his opening remarks at the Russia-India-China- RIC trilateral  Foreign Minister’s Video Conference  today, External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar said […]

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Global COVID-19 cases exceed 90 lakhs

At the global level, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases have exceeded 90 lakhs, with nearly four lakh 70 thousand fatalities. According to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University, 90 lakhs six thousand 757 cases of Novel Coronavirus have been reported across the world. The United States continues to remain […]

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NITI Aayog with International Transport Forum to launch ‘Decarbonising Transport in India’ project on June 24

NITI Aayog in collaboration with International Transport Forum will launch the ‘Decarbonising Transport in India’ project on Wednesday, with the intention to develop a pathway towards a low-carbon transport system for India. India has been a member of ITF, an intergovernmental organisation for transport policy, since 2008. ITF Secretary-General Young […]

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