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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

Rising Bharat International News Feed: August 13th 2020

Relations with UK

  1. Virgin Atlantic to resume flights from London to Delhi, Mumbai from September 2

Key points:

  1. British premier carrier Virgin Atlantic on Thursday announced the resumption of its flight services to Delhi and Mumbai from London Heathrow, under the air bubble pact, starting September 2.
  2. Virgin Atlantic plans to operate three flights a week from Delhi to London Heathrow from September 2, while Mumbai services are planned to re-commence from September 17 with four flights per week, the airline said in a release.  Both the destinations will provide connections to New York JFK and will operate on 787-9 Dreamliner, it said.
  3. The flights to the two destinations in India from London are being resumed under the air bubble pact between the UK and Indian governments, British premier carrier Virgin Atlantic said.
  4. An air bubble is a bilateral arrangement with a set of regulations and restrictions, in which the carriers of the two countries can operate international flights.

(Economic Times, 13 August 2020) News Link

Relations with China

  1. अब तेल कंपनियों का चीन को झटका, चीनी टैंकरों से नहीं मंगाएंगी तेल

Key points:

  1. चीन कंपनियों द्वारा संचालित ऑयल टैंकरों (तेल पोतों) को नहीं दिया जाएगा ठेका
  2. तेल कंपनियों के पास पहले ही ग्लोबल टेंडर्स में फर्स्ट राइट ऑफ रिफ्यूजल क्लॉज
  3. तीसरे देश में भी रजिस्टर्ड चीनी टैंकरों को नहीं मिलेगा कॉन्ट्रैक्ट
  4. इससे भारतीय तेल कंपनियों की सेहत पर नहीं पड़ेगा ज्यादा फर्क

(Navbharat Times, 13 August, 2020) News Link

Relations with European countries

  1. जयशंकर ने जर्मनी के विदेश मंत्री से की चर्चा, कोविड-19 की स्थिति और टीके को लेकर सहयोग पर हुई बात

Key points:

  1. बृहस्पतिवार को जयशंकर ने अपने समकक्ष जर्मनी के विदेश मंत्री हेइको मास के साथ कोविड-19 की स्थिति और इसके टीके को लेकर सहयोग पर चर्चा की| दोनों नेताओं ने यूरोप और एशिया में जारी गतिविधियों की समीक्षा की

(Amar Ujala, 13 August, 2020) News Link

Relations with Pakistan

  1. ‘Pakistan repeating lies on J&K’: India slams article in Chinese paper

Key points:

  1. India on Thursday slammed Pakistani ambassador to China Moin-ul-Haque for his “lies and half-truths” on Jammu and Kashmir, and said terrorists “recruited, trained and armed” by Islamabad have disturbed peace and order in the Union Territory which is an integral part of India.
  2. “India’s concerted efforts to bring peace, stability and progress to J&K stand in stark contrast to Pakistan’s strategy, which is little more than a blatant and rapacious campaign of cross-border terrorism aimed at debilitating the region,” the Embassy of India in China said.
  3. “Terrorists recruited, trained and armed by Pakistan have disturbed peace and order in J&K, with over 450 incidents of terrorist-orchestrated violence taking place since August 2019, leading to several civilian casualties. And it is in fact Pakistan that has repeatedly effected administrative and demographic changes in territories that it has occupied illegally and forcibly in J&K and Ladakh,” the Embassy of India in China said.
  4. The Embassy made these remarks in response to an article titled ‘Urgent actions on Jammu, Kashmir needed’ published in China’s state-run Global Times on August 7.

( Times of India, 13 August, 2020) News Link