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  • PM describes discussions at G20 Summit as extensive & wide-ranging
  • G-20 leaders pledge to work for fair global tax system to foster growth & refrain from competitive devaluation of currencies
  • ASEAN Summit to begin today in Laos capital Vientiane
  • Government plans to hire 400 more air traffic controllers
  • UN Security Council to discuss North Korea missile launches
  • UK appoints ambassador to Iran for first time since 2011
  • SC directs Karnataka to release 15000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu
PM describes discussions at G20 Summit as extensive & wide-ranging
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home last night after a four-day visit to Vietnam and China. In Vietnam, he held bilateral talks with top leadership.In a tweet, Mr Modi said, discussions at G20 Summit were extensive & wide-ranging. The Prime Minister also thanked Chinese people and government for the great hospitality during the Summit, External Affairs spokesman Vikas Swarup said that Prime Minister’s visit to Vietnam began on a very special day, its national day.
  • India’s offer of extending Line of Credit of 500 million US Dollars to deepen defence cooperation and signing of 12 MoUs for cooperation in various areas are other significant achievements. Vietnam has emerged as a strong partner of India’s Act East Policy
G-20 leaders pledge to work for fair global tax system to foster growth & refrain from competitive devaluation of currencies
  • Leaders from the world's top economies G20 have pledged to continue to work for a globally fair and modern international tax system, foster growth and refrain from competitive devaluation of currencies. All leaders vowed that they will go ahead on the ongoing co-operation on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting, BEPS, exchange of tax information, tax capacity-building of developing countries and tax policies to promote growth and tax certainty. 
ASEAN Summit to begin today in Laos capital Vientiane
  • The 28th ASEAN Summit will begin today in Laos capital Vientiane. Leaders will review the progress of implementation of ASEAN Community Blueprints 2025. Several important documents aimed to improve lives of ASEAN people will be adopted highlighting the groupings commitment to realising the people oriented, people centered ASEAN. 
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Vientiane tomorrow to attend the 14th ASEAN-India Summit and the 11th East Asia Summit on Thursday. On the sidelines of the two summits, the Prime Minister will hold bilateral meetings with several leaders
Government plans to hire 400 more air traffic controllers
  • The government plans to hire 400 more air traffic control (ATC) officers to meet growing manpower needs for air traffic management, at a time when the country is witnessing a double-digit passenger growth. Out of total sanctioned strength of 3,890 ATCOs, the existing strength stands at around 3,000.
UN Security Council to discuss North Korea missile launches
  • The United Nations Security Council will discuss the latest missile launches by North Korea in a closed-door meeting today at the request of the United States and Japan. North Korea fired three ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast yesterday (05.09.2016). South Korea's military said in a statement that the missiles were fired from a western region south of the capital Pyongyang a new show of force as world leaders meet at the G20 summit in China.
UK appoints ambassador to Iran for first time since 2011
  • The UK has appointed an ambassador to Iran for the first time since 2011, as part of its aims for more productive co-operation.The Foreign Office announcement comes one year after the reopening of the British Embassy in Tehran. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said this is an important moment in the relationship between the UK and Iran. Nicholas Hopton, a former British ambassador to Qatar and Yemen, will take up the role of ambassador. The British embassy in Tehran was closed after it was stormed and ransacked by protesters in November 2011.
SC directs Karnataka to release 15000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to Tamin Nadu
  • Supreme Court has directed Karnataka to release 15,000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to Tamil Nadu for the next 10 days to ameliorate plight of the farmers there. Noting that the samba crops in Tamil Nadu would be adversely affected, a bench comprising Justices Dipak Misra and U U Lalit yesterday directed Karnataka to ensure supply of water to Tamil Nadu. 

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