Monday, August 3, 2020

Boycott Chinese products campaign continues in Delhi

Traders in national capital New Delhi continue to hold protest against the Chinese products. (Photo/ANI)

New Delhi [India], Aug 3 (ANI): Traders in capital New Delhi continue to hold protest against the Chinese product and an awareness march was carried out asking people to buy local products.

Amid COVID-19 outbreak, a rally was held in Sarojani Nagar market in South Delhi where traders shounted slogans to boycott Chinese products in the wake of June 15 Galwan face-off that claimed the lives of 20 Indian soldiers.

Boycott China is a nationwide campaign to show solidarity with Indian border forces and condemns Chinese aggression.

India and China are holding military-level talks to discuss the disen./gagement along the contested areas of Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. However, the traders in India are expressing anger over the Chinese aggression and demanding ban of Chinese products in the country.

India recently banned 59 Chinese apps and has taken the war into cyberspace and several infrastructure projects that Chinese companies are currently implementing are in danger of being abandoned. (ANI)

Baloch activists hold protest in Germany against human rights violations in Balochistan

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Hannover [Germany], August 03 (ANI): The Baloch Republican Party (BRP) held a protest in Hannover against the recent brutal killing of five abducted Bugti tribesmen by the Punjab police in Rajanpur, Some 400km from Lahore.

The BRP Germany Chapter organised the rally and protest to highlight crimes against the people of Balochistan by Pakistan authorities. The also launched a social media campaign titled #justiceforbalochpeople.

BRP Germany President Jawad Baloch appealed to the Human rights institutions to take notice of the killing of abducted tribal Baloch people.

The Baloch activitsts said that the victims were abducted from different places and killed in a fake encounter in Rajanpur on july 31.

The were indetified as Ghulam Hussain Bugti, Ramzan Bugti, Master Ali Bugti and two others.

The Punjab police claimed that they belonged to the outlawed Balocchistan Republic Army (BLA).

A large number of Baloch people, including political activists, journalists and other intellectuals have been victims of enforced disappearance in the Balochistan province.

The Baloch activists claim that they have been abducted by secret agencies, the ISI and MI, and many of the are languishing in isolated detention centres.

The security forces also kill many of them and throw their mutilated bodies in isolated places, claim the Baloch political parties. (ANI)

Disengagement from Pangong Tso lake area discussed at fifth India-China Corps Commander-level meet

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New Delhi [India], Aug 3 (ANI): The fifth round of meeting between Corps Commanders of India and China ended at around 09:30pm on Sunday. In the meeting which lasted for more than 10 hours, Indian side discussed disengagement from Pangong Tso lake area by the Chinese troops, sources said.

The meeting took place at Moldo on the Chinese side of Line of Actual Control accorrding sources.

Earlier on July 30, India had said that some progress has been made in the disengagement of troops along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh but it has not yet been completed and noted that it expected that the Chinese side will sincerely work for complete disengagement and de-escalation and full restoration of peace and tranquillity in the border areas at the earliest.

External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Anurag Srivastava had earlier said that the two sides held the 17th meeting of the Working Mechanism for Consultation and Coordination last mo0nth and reviewed the situation in the India-China border areas along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Western sector.

Indian and Chinese troops are engaged in a standoff along the Line of Actual Control since May. The tensions between the two neighbouring countries along the border escalated on June 15 face-off in Galwan valley leading to casualities on both sides. India and China have held multiple rounds of military and diplomatic talks to resolve the matter. (ANI)

President Kovind, PM Modi extend greetings to countrymen on Rakshabandhan

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

New Delhi [India], Aug 3 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Moday extended warm greetings and good wishes to the countrymen on the occasion of Rakshabandhan.

The President in his message said, "Greetings on Raksha Bandhan! Rakhi is the sacred thread of love and trust that connects sister with brothers in a special bond. On this day, let us reiterate our commitment to secure the honour and dignity of women." "Many wishes to all the countrymen on the auspicious occasion of Rakshabandhan," Prime Minister Modi tweeted in Hindi.

Rakshabandhan, which is being celebrated today, is celebration of the unique bond between brothers and sisters. Tying of the Rakhi by sisters, symbolises of love, affection and mutual trust between brothers and sisters. (ANI)

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