External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will raise the issue of allowing access to Indian pilgrims to the Sikh holy shrine of Kartarpur Saheb during her meeting with Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in New York, officials said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday that his government will continue to take tough decisions and expressed hope that the size of the Indian economy will double to USD 5 trillion in the next five-seven years.
On International Day of University Sport, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that her government has always encouraged the youth to participate in sports.
An encounter broke out between the security forces and militants in the forest area of Bandipora district, Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, police said.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan visited ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS).
An indigenously developed surface-to-surface short-range ballistic missile was test-fired from the Odisha coast Thursday amid heavy rains, official sources said.
The monsoon session of the Odisha Assembly was adjourned sine-die Thursday after adopting a privilege motion against one Abhijit Iyre Mitra who allegedly made derogatory remarks on the Sun Temple in Konark.
The Sports Ministry approved the names of Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli and ace weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu for the country's highest sporting honour – Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to launch a slew of projects including a fertiliser plant at Talcher and inauguration of Jharsuguda Airport in Odisha on Saturday, officials said.