The biggest stories of day
India will get consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav on Monday while Chandrayaan 2 will attempt the important operation of the separation of lander and orbiter. In Jamaica, Indian cricket team will look to sweep the Test series against West Indies. Here's a look at the biggest news stroies of Monday, Septermber 2.
India To Get Consular Access To Kulbhushan Jadhav Today
India will get consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav, who Islamabad alleges to be an Indian spy and is in Pakistan’s custody, from Monday. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) based in The Hague, Netherlands, allow the access on July 17.
Pakistan said that it had offered consular access to Jadhav "in line with Vienna Convention on Consular relations". Jadhav was arrested in Pakistan’s restive province of Balochistan in 2016 and accused of terrorism, spying, and fomenting trouble in the region. He was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military court in 2017. However, the ICJ had directed Pakistan to stay his execution. READ MORE...
India To Deploy 'Integrated Battle Groups' At Pakistan Border: Report
For the first time in the history of independent India, the Indian Army is set to put in motion its grand reorganisation exercise by the end of this year. If everything goes as per the plan, the International Border along Pakistan will see the deployment of ‘Integrated Battle Groups’ of the Indian Army by December. This development gains significance in the backdrop of the ongoing tension with Islamabad over Kashmir. READ MORE...
Ayodhya case: Court To Hear Arguments Of Muslim Side From Today
The Supreme Court will on Monday begin hearing the arguments of the Muslim parties in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid in Ayodhya dispute. The top court completed hearing the arguments of all the Hindu parties - including the Nirmohi Akhara and Ram Lalla Virajman - in the case, in 16 days. It initiated daily hearings in the case on August 6.
Chandrayaan-2 Spacecraft Poised to Release Lunar Lander
Chandrayaan 2 will undergo the important operation of the separation of the Vikram lander from the orbiter today. That event is scheduled for Monday at 12:45 pm IST. On Sunday, Chandrayaan 2 completed its fifth and final lunar orbit maneuver setting the stage for the release of the lander. The Vikram lander of Chandrayaan-2 is named after Vikram A. Sarabhai, known as the father of the Indian space program. It is designed to function for one lunar day, which is equivalent to about 14 Earth days.
Hanuma Vihari, Ajinkya Rahane Take India Closer To Series Sweep
Hanuma Vihari and Ajinkya Rahane took India closer to a series sweep with an unbeaten 111-run stand, helping the visitors set an improbable 468-run target for the West Indies on day three of the second Test on Sunday. Rahane (64 not out) and Vihari (53 not out) got India's second innings back on track after the top-four were dismissed for 57 runs. The fifth-wicket partnership allowed India to declare at 168 for four, giving their bowlers 13 overs to have a crack on the struggling West Indies batsmen. The West Indies were 45 for two at stumps. READ MORE...