Top News of the Day: Pawar has a meeting with Modi that raises several questions; Taliban have won battles, we will win war, says Afghan President Ghani and more
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The timing of the meeting raised many questions. The meeting takes place two days before the monsoon session. There comes a time when there are reports of tension in the Maha Vikas Aghadi government, led by Shiv Sena, in Maharashtra, of which the NCP is the main constituent. Earlier this week, Mr Pawar’s meeting with political strategist Prashant Kishor sparked rumors that he might be a candidate for next year’s presidential election. Mr. Pawar had denied the speculation.
In an interview with The Hindu, shortly after a fiery speech accusing Pakistan of failing to prevent “jihad” fighters from crossing the border and not pressing the Taliban hard enough to speak, Mr Ghani said he said will the dialogue with Islamabad and the intra-Afghan negotiations with the Taliban based in Doha.
The price of vaccine doses for private hospitals would be quoted by each vaccine manufacturer.
The facility would have stickers stating that it was a “PPE facility under PM CARES” according to the template shared with the project team.
Health spending rose most in Telangana and least in Kerala.
Top judge welcomes the country’s legal aid program.
Speaking at the Rustamji Memorial Lecture at the 18th Border Security Force (BSF) investiture ceremony, he said that before Modi became Prime Minister, India did not have an independent defense policy. It was influenced by or overlapped with foreign policy.
UP elections are the catalyst for this “fully informed” debate started by the BJP, says the congressional chair.
When asked about media reports that he had offered to resign during his July 16 meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he said, “No, not at all … There is no truth in the rumors.” He said he had no reason to hide after he resigned and “not a single word” had been discussed by him or party leaders on the subject.
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) was established under the Obama administration in 2012 and provided illegal immigrants who entered the country as minors with protection from deportation and work permits.
The move to admit visitors vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine made by the Indian Serum Institute came after a worldwide outcry over the fact that the European Union’s COVID-19 certificate only recognizes AstraZeneca vaccines made in Europe.
Compared to the prior-year quarter of 8,434 billion, net income declined. On a stand-alone basis, the bank posted profit after tax of 7,730 billion compared to 6,659 billion in the same period last year and 8,187 billion in the January-March period.
The person the organizers refused to identify has been removed from the village that will be home to thousands of athletes and officials during the Games.
India have come to Sri Lanka with a six-player squad without an international match.