By : ABP News Bureau | Updated: 17 Mar 2023 11:43 PM (IST)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah met actor Chiranjeevi and Ram Charan in Delhi.
Turkiye’s president agrees to approve Finland’s NATO membership application, reports AP
President Droupadi Murmu spoke to her Nepal counterpart Ram Chandra Paudel over telephone on Friday. President Murmu, who is on a tour in Kerala, called up President Paudel and congratulated him on assuming the office of the President of Nepal. Both Presidents noted the unique and multifaceted relations between India and Nepal. They also discussed ways to further advance bilateral cooperation and strengthen the strong bonds of friendship between the people of the two countries.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to call on his Odisha counterpart Naveen Patnaik on March 23 during a two-day visit to the neighbouring state, a senior party leader said on Friday. The Trinamool Congress supremo will also offer pujas at the Jagannath Temple in Puri during the tour. “She (Banerjee) will meet Naveen Patnaik on March 23,” senior TMC leader and Lok Sabha MP Sudip Bandyopadhyay said. The two leaders may discuss opposition unity for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
Ram Sahaya Prasad Yadav elected as the Vice President of Nepal, states the Election Commission of Nepal.
All senior leaders will sit together and discuss how to defeat BJP. Congress also used them (ED-CBI) when they were in power. Now BJP is using them. Whoever joins their (BJP) party, no ED-CBI raid on them. We want BJP should be defeated from both UP and south India: SP chief Akhilesh Yadav on two-day national executive meeting of the party in Kolkata.
Congress’s Central Election Committee meeting begins to decide party candidates for Karnataka assembly elections. According to sources, about 150 candidates will be approved and the party will give tickets to most of the sitting MLAs. Party president Mallikarjun Kharge, Rahul Gandhi, DK Shivakumar, Siddaramaiah were among the leaders present in the meeting.
According to ANI, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on March 16 filed another charge-sheet against Popular Front of India naming five accused in the Nizamabad case against the banned outfit. The agency filed the charge sheet in a special NIA Court in Hyderabad.
The five accused named in the charge-sheet are Shaik Raheem alias Abdul Raheem, Shaik Vahaid Ali alias Abdul Wahed Ali, Jafrulla Khan Pathan, Shaik Riyaz Ahmed and Abdul Waris. They have been charge-sheeted under sections 120B, 153A of IPC and Sections 13(1)(b), 18, 18 A and 18 B of the UA(P)Act, 1967.
Himachal Pradesh CM Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu presents his first state Budget in Vidhan Sabha.
Delhi Police has requested Rahul Gandhi to provide the details as soon as possible so that security can be provided to those women who have alleged sexual assault. Police have also asked for this detailed reply in the matter, as reported by the news agency ANI citing sources.
According to ANI, on March 15, a team of Delhi Police team waited for 3 hours to give notice to Rahul Gandhi on his statement made in Srinagar regarding an alleged sexual assault with women. Even after waiting for 3 hours, Rahul Gandhi did not meet the police team. Gandhi gave a statement in Srinagar during Bharat Jodo Yatra, “In one particular case I asked a girl, she had been raped, I asked her should we call the police, she said that don’t call the police then I will be shamed”.
PM Narendra Modi hails approval for proposals worth more than Rs 70,500 Crore in Defence sector as ‘boost to self-reliance’, says it is the reaffirmation of faith in Indian talent.
The Enforcement Directorate is carrying out searches at three locations in Maharashtra’s Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar in a case related to fraud in connection with PM Awas Yojana, as reported by the news agency ANI.
Days after the class 10 General Science question paper leak, the Assamese language question paper has also been leaked says Assam Education Minister Dr Ranoj Pegu, as reported by the news agency ANI. Examination of all Modern Indian Language (MIL) subjects, including English (IL) of HSLC scheduled for 18 March, will be rescheduled, he adds.
The body of an unidentified woman was found inside a plastic drum found lying at SMVT railway station last night, as reported by the news agency ANI. CCTV footage of three people carrying the drum and leaving it at the railway station is being examined by police.
“Body found in drum in Bengaluru | One Nawab along with 7 others killed the woman. They broke the victim’s legs to make sure the body fits inside a drum and sealed it. Four people transported the drum to the railway station. Nawab was not happy with his brother’s marriage to the victim woman,” SK Soumyalatha, GRP Superintendent said as quoted by ANI.
Poland said it will send Ukraine four MiG-29 fighter jets in the coming days, as Ukrainian and Russian troops face off outside the city of Bakhmut, reported Reuters.
New Zealand bans Chinese-owned social media app TikTok from devices issued to members of parliament, officials say. It is the latest nation to express security fears about TikTok, as reported by the news agency AFP. TikTok will be banned on devices with access to the parliamentary network from March 31.
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India To Host SCO Tourism Ministers’ Meet In Varanasi Today
India will host the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Tourism Ministers’ Meeting on March 17-18 in Kashi (Varanasi), which has been designated as the first cultural capital of the SCO. India is the current chair of the SCO. During the Tourism Ministers’ (TMM) meeting, a joint action plan on the development of cooperation in tourism among SCO member countries will be adopted, the Ministry of Tourism said in a statement. The TMM will be preceded by the second Tourism Expert Working Group Meeting on March 14-15. During the meeting, the dignitaries will discuss and finalise joint action plan before it is adopted at the SCO Tourism Ministers’ meeting on 17 March.
“The Joint Action Plan to be discussed during the 2nd EWG meeting will include actions relating to Promotion of the SCO tourism brand, Promotion of the cultural heritage of the SCO Member States in tourism, Sharing and Exchange of information and digital technology in tourism, promoting of mutual cooperation in medical and health tourism, improving the quality of services,” the Ministry of Tourism said.
The eight-member countries of SCO represent 42% of the world population and 25% of the global Gross domestic product (GDP). According to the Ministry, there is immense potential in the region which can be promoted by boosting awareness among SCO countries.
Annual Lucknow Book Fair From Today
The 10th edition of the annual Lucknow book fair is set to begin from March 17 to March 26 at Ravindralaya ground. The theme for this year’s book fair will be the G20 forum, as a means to raise awareness on the subject. “We will have all kinds of titles starting from Amar Chitra Katha editions to competitive exam books for students and children, we will also set up activities for the younger visitors,” said Manoj Singh Chandel, organiser.
He added that there would be Hindi and English publishers and stalls set up from across the country, including one Osho Tapoban from Kathmandu, Nepal.
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