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Taiwan condemns China, its “evil neighbor”, for its war exercises

Taiwan slammed its “evil next door neighbour” on Friday after China surrounded the island with a series of huge military drills that were condemned by the United States and other Western allies. During Thursday’s military drills, which continued Friday, China fired ballistic missiles and deployed warplanes and warships around Taiwan.

Rajya Sabha’s proceedings were briefly adjourned until 11:30 a.m.

Proceedings halted amid opposition uproar over alleged ED misuse and GST hike

Landslides force closure of Jammu-Srinagar highway, Mughal Road

On Friday, Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and Mughal Highway were closed to vehicular traffic due to landslides and rock blasts caused by heavy rains at several places in Ramban and Poonch districts of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
A few hundred vehicles, including those carrying a group of Amarnath Yatra pilgrims, are stuck on the highway, they said. Heavy rain triggered rock blasting at Mehaar and Morh cafeteria in Ramban, blocking the highway, officials said.

US calls China’s reaction to Pelosi Taiwan visit ‘blatantly provocative’

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told an Asian meeting of senior diplomats on Friday that China’s reaction to US President Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan was “obviously provocative”, a Western official said.
Blinken, speaking at the East Asia Summit in Cambodia, said China had sought to intimidate not only Taiwan, but also its neighbors, after launching the largest-ever military exercises in the strait from Taiwan, the official said.

Stocks rise, Rupee strengthens after RBI rate hike

Indian stocks rose, the rupee strengthened and bond yields rose after the country’s central bank raised a key rate for the third time to tackle persistently high inflation in Asia’s third-largest economy. . The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) raised the main repo rate by 50 basis points.
“With inflation expected to remain above the upper tolerance threshold in the second and third quarters of the current fiscal year, the MPC stressed that sustained high inflation could destabilize inflation expectations and hurt economic growth. medium-term growth,” RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said.

Assam delegation to visit Mizoram on August 9-10 for border talks

A five-member delegation led by Assam’s Border Protection and Development Minister Atul Bora will pay a two-day visit to Mizoram from August 9 to discuss issues related to the interstate border dispute, said a manager on Friday. A special officer and private secretary to the Minister of Border Protection and Development of Assam had informed the Mizoram government on Wednesday that the Assam delegation would arrive in Aizawl next Tuesday for two-day talks on border issues. , did he declare.

Rahul Gandhi holds press conference, Delhi police watch amid Congress protests

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi holds a press conference at the party headquarters in New Delhi amid ongoing Congress party protests in the nation’s capital over the issues of rising prices and unemployment. Delhi Police officials briefed Vijay Chowk’s security personnel ahead of the protests. Notably, the Delhi police refused Congress permission to stage protests. Police officials said restraining orders are in effect in the nation’s capital. Delhi Police has imposed Section 144 CrPC in the whole area of ​​New Delhi district except Jantar Mantar. Police said protest/dharna/gherao in New Delhi district area on August 5 cannot be permitted due to security, public order and traffic reasons.

Markets rebound after a day of respite

Equity benchmarks began trading on a positive note on Friday in tandem with broadly firm Asian markets and ahead of the outcome of the RBI policy meeting. BSE’s 30-stock benchmark rose 227.89 points to 58,526.69 in early trading. The broader NSE Nifty advanced 64.35 points to 17,446.35.

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PM Modi congratulates Indian medalists at CWG

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Sudhir on winning para-powerlifting gold at the Commonwealth Games and praised him for his consistent performance. He also hailed Murali Sreeshankar for winning silver in the men’s long jump, noting that it was decades after India won the podium in this event at the CWG.

US, Russia and China take part in talks with Southeast Asian countries

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken joined the foreign ministers of Russia and China on Friday in a meeting with senior Southeast Asian diplomats that comes at a time of heightened tensions between Washington, Moscow and Beijing. The East Asia Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ ongoing meetings in the Cambodian capital was the first time the three men were to attend the same forum.

Sensex climbs 227.89 points to 58,526.69 at start of trade

Nifty leads 64.35 points to 17,446.35

African swine fever: pig slaughter completed in Kannur

The culling of pigs at two private farms in the Kanichar panchayat of Kannur district to prevent the spread of African swine fever, which was recently reported here, was completed on Thursday. Slaughtering operations had to be suspended on Wednesday due to strong opposition from the owner of one of the affected farms.

Former Haryana minister Sampat Singh joins Congress

Former Haryana minister Sampat Singh will join the Congress, a step the senior leader said he was taking as he believed the party could better protect the interests of farmers.

“I have decided to join Congress. My decision is mainly guided by the interests of farmers, because I believe this party can better oversee the interests of the farming community,” Singh told PTI over the phone after meeting the chief. of Congress, KC Venugopal, Delhi. Thursday.


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