June 18, 2020: Top 10 headlines of the day

The early aftermath of the Ladakh face-off, Rahul Gandhi’s latest utterance and more. Do scroll through:

Activists of Rastriya Bajrang Dal burn a photo of Chinese President Xi Jinping in Guwahati , India (Photo credit should read Anuwar Ali Hazarika/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

No soldier missing after Ladakh face-off: Indian Army

The Indian Army on Thursday, 18 June confirmed that no personnel are missing in action since the clash in Galwan Valley on Monday. “This is with reference to the article 'In China-India Clash, Two Nationalist Leaders with Little Room to Give' by New York Times dated 17 June 2020. It is clarified that there are no Indian troops Missing In Action,” the Indian Army said, as quoted by ANI. Read More

India to put import curbs on 371 Chinese items

The process shall be materialised by incentivising domestic manufacturing, laying guidelines on product standards and also by discussing work with stakeholders on sourcing from a broader list of nations. Read More

Jaishankar tells Rahul to 'get facts straight' on Galwan face-off

 Union Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar has now taken the war of words to Twitter by asking him to “get his facts right.” Read More

‘Grateful’: PM after India’s election as non-permanent UNSC member

India has been elected to the United Nations Security Council with an overwhelming majority of 184 votes running on a platform of fighting terrorism and promoting the ethos of "Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam" – the world is one family. Read More

Migrant workers in 116 districts to get work under 25 schemes: FM

Earlier in May, the FM had announced a number of economic measures in light of COVID-19. Read More

SC stops Puri Rath Yatra over COVID-19 concerns

The bench was categorical that a religious congregation of this nature cannot be allowed at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Your view: How should India respond to China's aggression?

India has taken strong exception to China claiming sovereignty over the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, calling it ‘exaggerated and untenable’. Have Your Say

QUIZ: Which one-hit actor's father was known as 'Jubilee Star'?

As the debate around nepotism in Bollywood hits a new crescendo, here’s a ‘related’ quiz to keep you entertained and occupied. Click To Participate

How India and China stack up in military might

The standoff between Indian and Chinese armies along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Eastern Ladakh region has the potential to escalate into something serious. The border discord between the two Asian nuclear giants took a deadly turn when both sides lost many of their men to a scuffle that broke out on Monday evening. Read More

Fitch ratings revises India's outlook to negative from stable

The move comes after another rating agency Moody's earlier this month downgraded India's sovereign rating by a notch to lowest investment grade of 'Baa2' for the first time in 22 years. Read More


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