As US President Donald Trump all set to visit on 24th Feb, the first standalone visit by a U.S. President to India, MEA says India-US trade growing at more than 10% per annum, emphasises that Trump’s visit to India will strengthen global strategic ties.
The death toll in China continues to rise and has reached over 2,100, with over 75,000 reportedly infected with the Coronavirus. The National Health Commission said that yesterday, that the number of newly discharged cases of the novel coronavirus has remained larger than that of the newly confirmed cases for two consecutive days in China.
Financial Action Task Force’s plenary meeting is expected to conclude today with the official announcement on keeping Pakistan in grey list.
Death toll due to Novel Coronavirus crosses 2,100 in China; South Korea confirms 52 more coronavirus cases, bringing total to 156 in the country; WHO says no time for complacency as new coronavirus cases fall.
Iranians will vote in parliamentary elections today. Elections gains significance as Iran faces growing isolation & threats of conflict over its nuclear standoff with the United States amid rising discontent at home.
MahaShivratri is being celebrated across the nation today. MahaShivratri is celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva and marks a remembrance of “overcoming darkness and ignorance”.