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No proposal to withdraw ‘Most Favoured Nation’ status of China, govt tells Parliament

Ministry of Commerce and Industry also informed that India's imports from China have declined by 27.63% between April and August this fiscal over the same period last year. 
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India asks China to respect LAC, not make attempts to ‘unilaterally’ change status quo

External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said that China should work with India for complete disengagement of troops at the earliest from all friction areas.
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India beats China in highly-contested election to UN Commission on Status of Women

The win is significant as it comes on the eve of India gearing up to sit at the UN Security Council high table as non-permanent member for a two-year term beginning 2021.
Indian army convoy carrying reinforcements and supplies, drive towards Leh, on 2 September in Gagangir | Photo via Bloomberg

Reader View: India & China need to pursue diplomatic talks to settle border issues

YourTurn is our new weekly feature in which ThePrint's readers share their views or opinions in response to the question of the week.
File image of India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar (left) with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif | Photo: ANI

India could lose basmati rice market in Iran to Pakistan as US sanctions disrupt payments

Tehran and New Delhi explore barter trading options even as Iran has stepped up importing basmati rice from Pakistan. 

Rising cases of rape in India, how ‘vikas’ lost its way & the common man’s plight

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
File image of India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi | Photo: ANI

Foreign ministers of Russia, India, China to meet in Moscow, says Chinese foreign ministry

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will also hold bilateral meetings with relevant member states of SCO & attend a luncheon for the RIC foreign ministers.
An Indian Air Force fighter jet flies over Ladakh on 6 September, amid prolonged India-China standoff in the region | PTI

Provocative Chinese troops fired warning shots at Pangong, not us, Indian Army says

In a statement, Army said China is continuing with provocative activities to escalate the situation at the LAC when India is committed to disengagement.
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India-China border situation very nasty, US would love to help, says Trump

Talking about the border tensions, US President Trump said Beijing was 'going at it' rather strongly, and added that he is talking to both India and China about the situation.
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh with the Head of Delegations attending the SCO Defence Ministers’ meeting in Moscow | Twitter

Rajnath Singh tells China to restore status quo along LAC in 2.5 hour-long meeting in Moscow

In Moscow for the SCO, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh met his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in what is the first highest level face-to-face contact between the two counties since border tensions erupted in May.

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A participant at the 'Love World Peace Parade' in Berlin on 21 September

Why we’ll need masks even with a coronavirus vaccine

One study has shown that if everyone wears masks that are only 75% effective, the number of people infected by each coronavirus carrier will shrink fourfold.
Mukesh Ambani | Pankaj Nangia/Bloomberg

Investors continue to flock Mukesh Ambani, now KKR to invest $754 million in Reliance Retail

US private equity group KKR will hold a 1.28% stake in Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail, valuing India’s biggest retailer at Rs 4.2 lakh crore or $57 billion.

Defence

Indian pilots climb out of a Rafale fighter jet that was operationally inducted into the IAF on 10 September 2020 | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

CAG report flags vendors’ ‘dilly-dallying’ on offsets deals, cites Rafale as example

The CAG made the observations in its latest report, which was tabled in Parliament Wednesday.
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Suspect all, fix all? Is that the motto of our new ‘National Suspicion State’?

It’s not just Modi government or BJP, but even state governments, judiciary are getting caught in a ‘we suspect all’ mindset. Is India becoming a National Suspicion State?