Pakistan on Thursday skipped the two-day Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) military medicine conference organised by India in New Delhi.
The conference is being attended by 27 international and 40 Indian delegates. At the conference, the inaugural session of which was addressed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, the seat allotted to Pakistan was vacant.
Asked if Pakistan was invited to the conference, a Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson said, "As far as I know, they were invited but they did not participate in today's meeting." This is the first military cooperation event hosted by India after becoming a full-time member of the SCO.
India and Pakistan became SCO members in June 2017. Besides the two countries, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are also members of the SCO.
The Delhi police on Thursday issued a challan of ₹2 lakh to a truck driver for overloading near Mukarba Chowk in Delhi.
A woman who accused BSP leader Atul Rai released a video saying that he threatened her and said that she would meet the fate of the Unnao rape victim.
The Rajasthan government has approved the creation of 1,025 additional posts to give five per cent reservation to "more backward classes" in the recruitment process.
The former Prime Minister said: “The dangerous thing about present situation is that the government is complacent enough not to realise that we are in the midst of protracted economic slowdown.”
Two patients, a male and a female, who were admitted in AIIMS-Jodhpur, died of Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever (CCHF) fever, Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma said on Thursday.
The Supreme Court on Thursday deprecated the remarks of an Uttar Pradesh minister who said that temple will be constructed in Ayodhya since “Supreme Court is ours” . “This should not be happening in the country. We deprecate such statements,” the Court said.
The wife of Jharkhand lynching case, Tabrez Ansari, has demanded a CBI inquiry into the incident saying she did not have faith in the investigation by the district police. She also sought restoration of murder charge against the accused.
Reeta Lankalingam, who was Joint Managing Director of the Lanson Toyota car dealership, was found dead on Thursday at her residence here, no suicide note found.
Eight persons standing under a tree during a heavy rain were killed and two others injured in a lightning strike in Garhwa district on Thursday
She was a celebrated painter and singer in the royal family. Her unique handicrafts were quite popular among the royal families across undivided India.
There are practically no restrictions on movement anywhere, landlines are functional. Regarding mobile communication there continues to be tremendous provocation from across the border, therefore, any decision must factor that provocation, says Jammu and Kashmir Principal Secretary, Rohit Kansal.
Today, Governor launched 1st ever support price based procurement system for apples in J&K, we've taken note of concerns raised by farmers regarding rates offered to them, as well as transportation issues, this scheme addresses all these concerns, says Jammu and Kashmir Secy Rohit Kansal.
Uttar Pradesh Transport Minister Ashok Kataria announced on Thursday that the state government is sticking to old rates of fines under the Motor Vehicles Act "for now"
A high level Indian delegation led by MEA Secretary Vijay Thakur Singh to hold meeting with Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, today, to brief her about the current situation in Jammu and Kashmir
At United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), our delegation put forth our stand. We responded to Pakistan's lies & distorted statement. Global community is aware of Pakistan's role in aiding terrorist infrastructure in their country, says Raveesh Kumar, MEA
There is no shortage of medicines in the state. 95% of healthcare professionals are on duty. Banking facilities operating normally. 92% of J&K has no restrictions, says MEA spokesperson, Raveesh Kumar
West Bengal CM & TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee: You won't be able to shut Bengal's mouth as you did in Assam by using your police. Suddenly, you are teaching us religion as if we don't celebrate Eid, Durga Puja, Muharram & Chhath Puja, says Mamata Banerjee.
Ever since he broke the Judge Loya's death story in November 2017, Niranjan Takale, has not got a job. He said he was paying price for speaking truth.
Mahmood Madani of JuH said, “Kashmir hamara tha, hamara hai, hamara rahega.”
Dr Mohammad Faisal, Spokesperson, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan says, Pakistan will charge US$20 per person as service fees (not entrance fees) for Kartarpur Corridor.
To promote 'Koraput Coffee' in national and international market, a mini-coffee curing unit was inaugurated, officials said on Thursday.
MC Mary Kom nominated for Padma Vibhushan and Shuttler PV Sindhu nominated for Padma Bhushan. Wrestler Vinesh Phogat, Table Tennis player Manika Batra and cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur nominated for Padma Shri awards.
What India needs isn’t propaganda, manipulated news cycles and foolish theories about millennials, but a concrete plan to fix the economy that we can all get behind, tweets Rahul Gandhi
On the basis of information from locals, police recovered a hand-made wood handle pistol from a garbage box at Variety Hall Road, today, further investigation underway.
Before the election, it was said that Ola-Uber had increased employment. Now, it's being said that Ola-Uber services have slowed down the auto sector. Why is the BJP government so confused about issues related to economy, tweets Priyanka Gandhi
Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh, Senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, KC Venugopal and AK Antony at party meeting underway at All India Congress Committee Headquarters.
The Supreme Court on Thursday took note of the submission of a lawyer, representing Muslim parties in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, that he has been receiving threat messages for appearing in the matter.
The Indian rupee appreciated by 36 paise to 71.30 against the US dollar in early trade on Thursday as gains in domestic equity market and fresh foreign fund inflows strengthened investor sentiments.
Wrestler and BJP leader Babita Phogat's resignation from her post in Haryana Police has been accepted by the state police. She resigned from the service on 13 August this year.
Karnataka Congress leader, DK Shivakumar, brought to Enforcement Directorate (ED) office. He was arrested by ED on September 3 in connection with an alleged money laundering case.
“Journalists are not merely blind folded people meant for lauding. Their task is to make news items on the issues concerning people and demand answers from the govt,” tweeted Priyanka Gandhi
But UP govt is constantly targeting such journalists. Is the BJP scared of the issues and problems of the people?
Tensions between India and China flared up again on Wednesday, September 11 with a prolonged confrontation between the rival troops in eastern Ladakh, even as the Indian Army gets all set to hold a major war game to test its new integrated battle groups (IBGs) in Arunachal Pradesh in October.
Karbala bridge in Sehore submerged due to overflowing Siwan river, following continuous rainfall in the region.
Six people have died and 10 have sustained injuries after a collision between two buses near Satara on Pune-Bangalore National Highway, earlier on Thursday
The US Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed the administration to enforce new asylum rules, which would cut down the number of asylum seekers, in a major political victory for President Donald Trump.
The decision allows the Trump administration to implement its policy while the litigation process in lower courts is on. Two of the justices of the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayer and Ruth Bader Ginsberg, dissented on the order.