India’s first solar-based Integrated Multi-Village Water Supply Project (IMVWSP) was dedicated to the people of Arunachal Pradesh by Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Friday. The solar-based lift water supply project for 39 villages in Lower Dibang Valley district in northeastern Arunachal Pradesh was commissioned at a cost of Rs 28.50 crore.
The U.S. Congress this week considers legislation to fund the federal government through midDecember, but a dispute over farm aid raised questions about whether lawmakers can avoid a government shutdown amid a pandemic just weeks before the Nov. 3 elections.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mark T Esper will arrive in India today for the third edition of the two-plus-two ministerial dialogue, just a week ahead of the U.S. Presidential election. The two-plus-two dialogue will take place on Tuesday. During the talks, the Indian side will be represented by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
The World Trade Organization says South Koreas trade minister and a Harvardtrained former Nigerian finance minister have qualified as the two finalists to become the next directorgeneral, ensuring a woman in the top job for the first time.