Headlines of the Day 10/11/2023


India-US:2+2 Ministerial Dialogue

India and the US are holding their fifth 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue in New Delhi, focusing on strategic, defense, and technology issues to strengthen their Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership. The discussions aim to review progress, enhance cooperation, and align with the vision set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joe Biden. Regional matters and collaboration in multilateral platforms, including the Quad, are key agenda items. Read more



Asian Archery Championships : 

KiIndia concluded the Asian Archery Championships in Bangkok with three gold, one silver, and three bronze medals. On the final day, the Women\’s team secured gold, with Parneet Kaur winning gold in the individual event. Additionally, Swami and Priyansh claimed gold in the Mixed Team event. The Asian individual Olympic qualifiers will follow at the same venue from today until Sunday. Read more



Stubble Burning in Punjab:

The Centre has urged Punjab to curb stubble burning, assigning responsibility to district officials. A meeting noted a significant number of incidents in Punjab (93%) and Haryana (7%), with Haryana\’s harvest at 90% completion compared to Punjab\’s 60%. Flying Squads will monitor and report farm fires. Haryana presented a diversification incentive, urging Punjab to follow suit. In response to the Supreme Court, Punjab proposed subsidies for machines, suggesting a funding split between Delhi, the Union Government, and Punjab.            Read more



Death Sentence to Eight Indians in Qatar:

The Ministry of External Affairs is taking legal steps for eight Indians facing the death penalty in Qatar. India calls for de-escalation in the Israel-Hamas conflict and condemns terrorism. Ongoing discussions for mobility agreements for Indian workers in Israel. India strongly condemns terrorist threats to Air India, engaging with foreign governments against radical elements. Read more




National Ayurveda Day:

India observes National Ayurveda Day annually on Dhanteras, promoting the theme \’Ayurveda for One Health\’ in 2023. Ayurveda, rooted in natural elements, is integral to Indian culture and aims to remove diseases from their roots. The government marks its significance on Dhanteras to spread awareness and promote Ayurvedic healing principles in society. Read more


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