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Rakesh Tikait's Subtle Hint To Voters For Haryana Bypoll, With Disclaimer

Rakesh Tikait's Subtle Hint To Voters For Haryana Bypoll, With Disclaimer

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Wednesday October 27, 2021, Chandigarh

Hinting that farmers may back the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) candidate in the October 30 bypoll in Haryana's Ellenabad, farmer leader Rakesh Tikait today warned against the BJP using money power to sway voters.

Oman Approves Covaxin Shots For Travel Without Quarantine

Oman Approves Covaxin Shots For Travel Without Quarantine

Asian News International | Wednesday October 27, 2021, Muscat

The Government of the Sultanate of Oman on Wednesday added Indian-made Covaxin to the approved list of COVID-19 vaccines for travel to the country without quarantine.

Aam Aadmi Party MP Claims Flight's Landing "Shook Soul", Vistara Responds

Aam Aadmi Party MP Claims Flight's Landing "Shook Soul", Vistara Responds

Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 27, 2021, New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP Sanjay Singh claimed that a Vistara flight narrowly avoided accident and "shook the soul" while landing at the Bhubaneswar airport today, following which Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia promised action.

Centre Launches Krishi Udan 2.0 Scheme To Boost Transport Of Agri-Products

Centre Launches Krishi Udan 2.0 Scheme To Boost Transport Of Agri-Products

Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 27, 2021, New Delhi

The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Wednesday launched Krishi Udan 2.0 scheme under which cargo-related infrastructure will be built in airports of north-east, hilly and tribal regions to assist farmers in transporting agriculture products.

Delhi Cops Stop Group Headed To Farmers' Site To Protest Brutal Killing

Delhi Cops Stop Group Headed To Farmers' Site To Protest Brutal Killing

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Wednesday October 27, 2021, New Delhi

To prevent any situation that may spark unrest at the farmers' agitation site in Singhu, Delhi Police today stopped a group of protesters headed that way to demand compensation for the murder of Lakhbir Singh

Indo-Pacific Is A "Fact Of Life": S Jaishankar

Indo-Pacific Is A "Fact Of Life": S Jaishankar

Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 27, 2021, New Delhi

As globalisation advances and becomes more diversified, there will only be a greater appreciation of the inter-dependence and broader footprints that the Indo-Pacific expresses, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Wednesday.

West Bengal Assembly Winter Session To Begin From Nov 1; BJP Seeks Deferment

West Bengal Assembly Winter Session To Begin From Nov 1; BJP Seeks Deferment

Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 27, 2021, Kolkata

The West Bengal assembly's winter session is scheduled to begin from November 1 and will continue till November 18, Speaker Biman Banerjee said on Wednesday.

Let COP26 Be COP Of Actions, Not Just Promises And Pledges: India At UN

Let COP26 Be COP Of Actions, Not Just Promises And Pledges: India At UN

Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 27, 2021, United Nations

As nations head into the crucial climate summit in Glasgow, India has said that the conference should not be just "promises and pledges" and the world needs rapid and deep emission cuts in this decade rather than distant targets.

No Shortage Of Fertiliser In Haryana: State Agriculture Minister

No Shortage Of Fertiliser In Haryana: State Agriculture Minister

Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 27, 2021, Chandigarh

Haryana Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Minister JP Dalal on Wednesday said there will be no shortage of fertilisers in the state.

PM Modi Re-affirms India's Focus On Free, Open Indo-Pacific At East Asia Summit

PM Modi Re-affirms India's Focus On Free, Open Indo-Pacific At East Asia Summit

Asian News International | Wednesday October 27, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today participated in the 16th East Asia Summit hosted by Brunei and reaffirmed India's focus on a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific as also the principle of ASEAN centrality in the region.

In Message To China, India Tests Agni-V Missile With 5,000 Km Range

In Message To China, India Tests Agni-V Missile With 5,000 Km Range

Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Ridhima Shukla | Wednesday October 27, 2021, New Delhi

India today successfully test-fired the Agni-5, a surface-to-surface ballistic missile that can accurately strike targets up to 5,000 km away, in what is being seen as a strong message to China.

"Sameer Wankhede To Head Aryan Khan Case, Unless...": Anti-Drugs Agency

"Sameer Wankhede To Head Aryan Khan Case, Unless...": Anti-Drugs Agency

Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday October 27, 2021, New Delhi

Anti-drugs agency Narcotics Control Bureau's zonal officer Sameer Wankhede was questioned today in connection with the bribery allegations against him, which his organization is investigating.

<i>"Jumla"</i> Version Of COVID-19 Vaccine Story Will Not Save Lives: Rahul Gandhi

"Jumla" Version Of COVID-19 Vaccine Story Will Not Save Lives: Rahul Gandhi

Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 27, 2021, New Delhi

Congress's Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said actual vaccinations and not the "jumla (rhetoric) version" of the COVID-19 vaccine story would save lives and pointed out to the large number of people who are yet to be vaccinated in the country.

76 Dead, Five Missing Due To Rain, Landslides In Uttarakhand

76 Dead, Five Missing Due To Rain, Landslides In Uttarakhand

Asian News International | Wednesday October 27, 2021, Dehradun (Uttarakhand)

The deaths in rain-battered Uttarakhand has mounted to 76 and five people were reported missing, said the state government on Wednesday.

India, China Suffered Most From Extreme Weather Events: UN Report

India, China Suffered Most From Extreme Weather Events: UN Report

Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 27, 2021, United Nations

India is estimated to have suffered an average annual loss of about 87 billion dollars from extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones, floods and droughts, a report by the United Nations weather agency said.