Jul 06, 2023 10:54 PM IST
Iran and Sudan look to restore diplomatic ties
Iran and Sudan said on Thursday they were planning to restore ties after the Iranian foreign minister met his acting Sudanese counterpart for the first time since diplomatic relations between the two countries were severed seven years ago, reported Reuters.
Sudan’s foreign ministry said in a statement that the meeting, on the sidelines of a Non-Aligned Movement meeting in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku, had discussed restoring relations “as soon as possible”.
Jul 06, 2023 08:51 PM IST
Parts of Rajasthan to receive light to moderate rainfall in next 4-5 days: MeT
Due to the active progress of monsoon in Rajasthan, the meteorological (MeT) department has predicted light to moderate rains in most of the state’s eastern part along with its Bikaner and Jodhpur divisions in the next four to five days, reported PTI.
There is a strong possibility of heavy rains at some places and very heavy rains at one or two places, it said.
Jul 06, 2023 07:43 PM IST
Diplomatic advisor to French President calls on PM Modi in Delhi
Emmanuel Bonne, diplomatic advisor to French President called on PM Modi in Delhi on Thursday. He also met National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and held wide-ranging talks with a focus on PM’s visit to Paris next week.
Jul 06, 2023 07:38 PM IST
US companies add nearly half a million jobs, most in over a year
US companies added almost half a million jobs in June, the most in over a year and underscoring the ongoing strength of the labor market, reported Bloomberg.
Private payrolls increased by 497,000 last month, marking the biggest advance since February 2022, according to figures published Thursday by the ADP Research Institute in collaboration with Stanford Digital Economy Lab. It