‘Operation Ajay ‘ set to evacuate Indian National from Israel
India is putting in place a major operation named ‘ Operation Ajay ‘ to evacuate the Indians who want to return from conflict hit Israel .
EAM S Jaishankar announced that special flights was being arranged to make this possible.
Rajasthan election put off by two days
The assembly polls in Rajasthan will now be held on 25 November instead of earlier announced date 23 November .
On 23 November a festival named ‘Dev Uthani ekadasi ‘ will be held . The auspicious day is famous for wedding events , this beig reason to revise poll dates said Election Commission ( EC).
‘Mastermind ‘ of Pathankot attack killed in Pakistan
Jaish e Mohammad terrorists Shahid Latif , believed to be the mastermind of 2016 attack on Indian Air Force base in Pathankot ,was gunned down on Wednesday by unidentified assailants in a Mosque in Sialkot district of Pakistan , officials said ” This is a big blow to JeM on Pakistani soil ‘ an official said .
Seven IAF personnel were killed when four JeM terrorist sneaked into the air force station 2016.
Bihar Caste Survey report with economic data , to be tabled in both houses : CM Bihar CM Nitish Kumar announced on Wednesday that he would table the report in recently conducted Caste based survey in both houses of the state legislature assembly in winter session of assembly .
The winter session of assembly is likely to begin in December .
Mr Kumar stressed that future plans , including extending reservations , would be made after detailed discussion of the report .
CBI registers FCRA case against NewsClick , others
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday conducted searches on the premises of NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha after registering a case of violation of Foreign Contribution Regulation Act ( FCRA ) .
” It was alleged that the said company had received unexplained export remittance of about
28.46 crore through foreign entities in violation of FCRA provision … there was an unexplained receipt of foreign fund of about ₹9.59 crore by incorrect characterization of funds as foreign
direct investment .by incorrect characterization of funds as foreign direct investment. The director of said private company , with his close associates had violated the FCRA act ” CBI said .
India China agree to continue dialogue
India and China held the 20 th round of Corps Commander level talks at the Chusul Moldo point on the Indian side over two days .
But failed to make aby head ways to end the standoff along the line of Actual Control ( LAC ) in eastern Ladakh .
The two sides agreed to maintain the ” momentum of dialogue and negotiations ” while also ” committing ” to maintain peace at border on the ground , the external ministry said in a statement.
At Colombo meet , Jaishankar flags problems of unviable debt
“India wants to be a friend of the world ” the voice of global South and will work to ensure a free
, open and inclusive Indian Ocean Region ,EAM S Jaishankar said on Wednesday at annual meeting of 23 member Indian Ocean Rim Association ( IORA ) in Colombo .
He also raised the ” dangers ” of unsustainable debt .Where he was indirectly targetted China’s loan to the countries .
He signed three bilateral agreements with Sri Lanka related to assistance in housing projects , schools and dairy sector . Onll0lp
Israel forms emergency govt for duration of war
Israel PM Benjamin NetanYahu and one of his political Rival announced an emergency government for the duration of the conflict . The veteran right wing leader was joined by Centrist Benny Granz , a former defense minister in the government. The alliance has made the government stable for time being , the support of Benny Genz will be for war period .
The death toll of Israelis announced by Israeli authorities has reached 1200 . Gaza officials has said that more than 1000 has been killed in Israel Air Strike .
Israel has amassed forces , tanks , and other heavy armory around Gaza in its retaliatory operation against what Netanyahu levelled ” an attack whose savagery … we have not seen since holocaust “
The crisis has been labelled ” Israel’s 9/11 ” .
Most EU nations want to continue the Palestinian Authority
The ” Overwhelming majority ” of EU countries supported continuing aid payments to Palestine Authorities , according to EU’s top diplomat Josep Borrell .
EU earlier had suspended 600 mn dollar of annual aid it gives to Palestine with Immediate effect after Hamas attack on Israel .
Israeli Retaliation in Gaza has stopped medicine and food ,water , medicine and fuel from entering in Gaza .
Israel’s response ” like cutting water , cutting electricity and food to a mass of civilians ” was against International law . Josep Borell said .
Several EU countries including France , Spain and Luxemburg had in Monday Privately and Publicly opposed the move to suspend payments to Palestinian territories , while some other countries such as Australia and Germany had temporarily suspended their bilateral assistance .
India likely to skip China’s BRI summit
India is likely to skip China’s third summit marking President Xi Jinping’s signatory Belt and Road initiative , which Beijing announced on Wednesday .
Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to attend Belt and Road Initiative forum . which Beijing announced on Wednesday .
Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to attend the Belt and Road Forum ( BRF ) in Beijing , Srilankan PM Ranil Wickramsinghe and several heads of Asian , Latin America and Africa is also expected to attend it .
India did not attend it in 2017 and 2019 .
Belt and Road Initiative is a big investment plan through which China would give loans to Countries to make Infrastructure projects .
147 countries are part of it .
Between 2013 and 2022 China invested about 380 billion dollars .
All the Indian Neighbors are part of BRI , and have taken loans from China . Among some major Projects are Srilanka’s Port City project .