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Body: With the strategic community’s focus and attention towards the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in recent months, little attention was paid towards the potential for change at the western border with Pakistan, and at the LoC. Fairly indicative...
Body: WORLD NEWS Singapore rushes to build housing for 60,000 migrant workers after virus outbreakThe Singapore government is racing to create additional housing for about 60,000 migrant workers by the end of this year, as it seeks to...
Body: WORLD NEWS HEADLINESAustralia's stalled migrant boom derails golden economic runAustralia's three decades of uninterrupted prosperity are coming to an abrupt end as the global coronavirus pandemic crashes one of its most lucrative...
Body: Russia plans coronavirus vaccine clinical trials in two weeks - reportRussian scientists plan to start clinical trials within two weeks on a vaccine to combat the novel coronavirus, the health minister was quoted as saying on Saturday as...
Body: Red light: Mexican coronavirus restart hits speed bumps Mexico faces a sluggish exit from coronavirus lockdown as government guidance on next week's planned easing of restrictions showed on Friday that nearly the entire country was...
Body: INDIA NEWS 1. Coronavirus lockdown extended till 31 May, says NDMA: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) asked Ministries Departments of Government of India, State Governments and State Authorities to continue the lockdown...
Body: 1. Punjab extends lockdown till May 31. From May 18, there will be no curfew in the state. But the lockdown will be there till May 31, said the chief minister.2. The Mizoram government on Friday announced it was extending the lockdown till...
Body: INDIA NEWS1. IAS officer V. Vidyavathi appointed new Director General of ASI (Archaeological Survey of India)2. The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman announced the second tranche of the Rs 20,000 lakh crore economic package announced...
Body: Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday unveiled the second tranche of measures of the government's "atmanirbhar (self-reliant) campaign". With a view to revive the economy shuttered by the coronavirus lockdown, PM Narendra...
Body: INDIA1. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the media at yesterday on the Rs 20 lakh crore economic package announced by PM Modi. 2. In a relief to Power Distribution companies, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman...
Body: With effect from May 14 till March 31, 2021, TDS/TCS (tax deducted at source/tax collected at source) has been reduced by 25% of the existing rate and is applicable to all payments. It will release Rs 50,000 crore in the hands of the...
Body: INDIA NEWS1. PM Modi addressed the nation at 8 pm on Tuesday, a day after he interacted with chief ministers on ways to deal with the spread of coronavirus and also boost economic activity.2. PM announces lockdown 4, guidelines before May...
Body: Pakistan claimed an OIC foreign ministers’ meeting in April 2020 in Islamabad to discuss J&K had been promised. The Pakistani military’s Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) wing has long been the entity which has subtly and...

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