Rising Bharat International News Feed: October 26th 2020

  • Relation with Bangladesh
  1. Anand Mahindra thankful to Indian Railways for transporting Boleros to Bangladesh

Key points:

  1. Mahindra & Mahindra Chairman Anand Mahindra was all praise about the Indian Railways’ work with exporting vehicles made in India. The business tycoon shared a tweet from Railways Minister Piyush Goyal who posted a video where vehicles were being loaded into a train’s carrier to transfer them to Bangladesh.
  2. The original tweet that was shared by the Indian Railways Minister, showed the Bolero pick up truck being loaded in a train carriage. The minister claimed that 87 pick up vans were being transported from Navi Mumbai in Maharashtra to Benapole in Bangladesh using the Indian Railways. The minister claimed that the Railways offers safe, swift and economical logistic solutions compared to other mediums.
  3. Anand Mahindra, in his tweet, plauded the Railways’ role in providing logistics services to auto manufacturers for exporting Made in India vehicles. In his tweet, he stated, “Bambaiyya Boleros going to Benapole in Bangladesh. I like the sound of it. Thank you Indian Railways….”

(Live Mint, 26 October 2020) News Link

  • Relation with Maldives
  1. India’s First Seaplane From Maldives Lands Successfully in Gujarat

Key points:

  1. The Twin Otter 300 seaplane of Spicejet Technic that took off from Maldives has arrived at Kevadia Colony in Narmada. The seaplane is scheduled to fly to Ahmedabad where it’ll commence flying as a part of regional connectivity scheme between Sabarmati riverfront and Statue of Unity.
  2. If all goes as per plans, India’s maiden seaplane service will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31. The seaplane has a capacity of 19 passengers, but only 14 passengers would be there due to payload restrictions.     
  3. The tickets of the flight service would be around Rs 4,800 per person. The connectivity scheme is being implemented by the terms and conditions of a tripartite agreement between the state government, MoCA, and Airports Authority of India
  4. The release the scheme is being implemented by the terms and conditions of a tripartite agreement between the state government, MoCA, and Airports Authority of India.
    (India, 26 October 2020) News Link
  5. 8th round of India-China military talks to focus on fixing buffer zones along LAC

(The Print, 26 October 2020) News Link

  1. Focus on China, Pakistan as meeting of Army brass begins today

(Times of India, 26 October 2020) News Link

  • नॉर्थईस्ट में नया फ्रंट खोलने की तैयारी में चीन! अरुणाचल बॉर्डर से 130 किमी दूर बना रहा एयरबेस (Navbharat Times, 26 October 2020) News Link
  1. Will take back every inch of Indian land occupied by Pakistan, China: J&K BJP chief

(Times Now news, 26 October 2020) News Link

  1. Pakistan PM Imran Khan asks Facebook to ban Islamophobic content; criticises India, France

(Business Today, 26 October 2020) News Link

  • Focus on China, Pakistan as meeting of Army brass begins today

(Times of India, 26 October 2020) News Link

  1. PNB scam case: UK court rejects Nirav Modi’s latest bail attempt

(Hindustan Times,26 October 2020) News Link

  • Relation with US
  1. India-US 2+2: Multi aligned vision and strategic cohesiveness the way forward for both countries

(Times Now News, 26 October 2020) News Link

  • U.S., India to Sign Defense Pact Amid China Border Standoff

(bloomberg, 26 October 2020) News Link

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