Overnight, firefighters worked to hold the fire just above West Fork on Highway 39 while strengthening containment lines and slowing the progress of the fire from moving farther south toward foothill communities, according to the U.S. Forest Service. … [Read more...] about Bobcat Fire In Angeles National Forest Approaching 30,000 Acres
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Singh outlined to the parliamentarians that the proceedings are being held under extraordinary circumstances due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to news agency ANI, “Leaders of most parties agreed over no Question Hour & Zero Hour for 30 minutes. We apprised you (Speaker) of it following which decision was taken by you. I appeal to all members of the House to co-operate as Session is being held in an extraordinary situation.” … [Read more...] about Row ensues over removal of Question Hour on Day 1 of monsoon session
8.30pm - 10pm - The Nation's TributeA special service, The Nation's Tribute, will be led by the Duke of Cambridge, will be held at Horse Guards Parade and will be broadcast on BBC One. There will be special performances of key moments from the conflicts and veterans will read tributes. There will also be musical performances from the military. … [Read more...] about VJ Day 2020 meaning – what is Victory over Japan Day and how is it being marked?
To celebrate the significance of this ancient language, Hindi Diwas is observed on September 14 every year. The day is celebrated to commemorate Hindi being adopted as one of India’s twenty-two official languages. However, when the proposal came in 1949, Hindi became the second official language (English being the only language prior). This decision was ratified by the Constitution of India that came into effect on the January 26, 1950. Indian Constitution, in Article 343, recognised Hindi written in Devanagri script as an official language. … [Read more...] about Celebrating Hindi Diwas With These Famous Quotes
Following the meeting between the foreign ministers last week, India and China agreed that both sides will adhere to the existing accords and protocols to maintain peace in the border areas. The agreement was reached amid media reports featuring satellite images allegedly showing a massive military build-up by the Chinese troops along the contested border areas. The two south Asian neighbours have been in a stand-off since the last week of April. Tensions between the two countries peaked in mid-June, when 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a violent face-off. The latest altercartion between their troops occurred on 7 September, when both sides accused each other of breaching the Line of Actual Control. … [Read more...] about ‘Parliament Will Stand Firmly Behind Soldiers Guarding Our Borders’: PM Modi Praises Indian Army