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Russia backs India, says J&K on the right track



New Delhi: Russia has supported the decision of Indian government to ban article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir and give it a status of Union Territory. The statement came from the foreign ministry of Russia on Saturday morning on August 10th.

Russia has endorsed the step of Modi government saying the exercise was “carried out within the framework of the constitution of Republic of India.” In response to the questions put up by the media on Ministry of Foreign and External Affairs of Russia said “Moscow expects that India and Pakistan will not allow aggravation of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir region due to change in change in status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

He further added “Russia is a constant supporter of normalization of relations between India and Pakistan” “ We proceed from the facts that  the changes associated with the change in status of Jammu and Kashmir and its division into two union territories are carried out within the framework of the constitution of Republic of India”.

On Friday 9th August, President Ram Nath Kovind gave his nod to the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Bill, 2019, making it into a law. The bill was passed in both houses of the Indian Parliament earlier this week. The bill provides formation of Union Territory of Ladakh without Legislature and a separate one for Jammu and Kashmir with the legislature.


Corona cases increasing, government advises all states and UTs to take precautions




Corona cases are increasing once again in the country; keeping in mind the government has become cautious. Along with the constant precaution, Corona guidelines are also being emphasized. In this context, Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla has written a letter to states and union territories to extend the Corona Guidelines by 31 March. In this letter, all the states said that to remove the epidemic completely, caution and strict monitoring needs to be maintained.

Urging the authorities to ensure compliance with the guidelines issued for the corona epidemic, Bhalla said that all activities have been permitted following the standard operating procedures (SOPs) issued by the concerned administrative ministry and department. He further reiterated that there would be no restriction on persons and goods for trade along the borders of neighboring countries.

The official said, ‘As you know, the number of active and new cases in the country has come down drastically in the last few months. However, to remove the epidemic completely, caution and strict monitoring are required to be maintained. ‘

For the past several days, cases are increasing in Maharashtra located in the country. The state government is also cautious about this. Instructions have also been given to show the Corona Negative Report to the people arriving there. This state is the most infected in the country. At the same time, India remains the second-most infected country in the world, whereas the first-ranked country is the United States.

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