Jordan’s education and tourism ministers resigned after an investigation into the deaths of 21 people, mainly school children who were swept away in flash floods on a school outing in the Dead Sea region, state media said.
Several Union ministers participated in the 'Run for Unity' across the country to mark the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the statue of the country's first Home Minister in Gujarat.
The Centre has denied permission for the scheduled visit of Kerala ministers to 17 countries to mobilise funds from expatriates for flood relief work, officials here said.
A deal on Brexit is still possible and remains the best scenario, but France is preparing all measures in case there is no deal, including border checks at the English Channel tunnel, the French minister for European Affairs said.
Asserting that trade tensions and rising oil prices are affecting emerging nations, Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg said G-20 countries should take coordinated action to minimise the negative spillover effects of global risks on developing economies.
Issues including increasing protectionism, challenges to promote global commerce and new industrial revolution would figure in the meeting of G-20 trade and investment ministerial meeting in Argentina tomorrow, an official said.
A day-long meeting of the BJP Chief Ministers' Council began here to discuss plans of reaching out to the beneficiaries of the Centre's welfare schemes as part of the party's efforts to retain power in 2019.
The Centre has called a day-long meeting of state food and consumer affairs ministers tomorrow in the national capital to discuss prices of essential food commodities, implementation of food law and other consumer related issues.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the progress of his government's flagship schemes and the agenda for the last year of the current NDA rule at a meeting of the Council of Ministers.
A Delhi court has expressed satisfaction over the ongoing probe into the case of alleged assault of Imran Hussain.