File photo of former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Photograph:( AFP )
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Former finance minister and veteran BJP leader Arun Jaitley passed away at the age of 66 on Saturday. Jaitley's last rites will be held tomorrow with full state honours at Delhi's Nigambodth Ghat, BJP working President J P Nadda told reporters.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday received UAE's highest civilian order, the 'Order of Zayed'.
UAE's Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan conferred the honour acknowledging PM Modi's distinguished leadership.
Hong Kong police used tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after some activists threw petrol bombs and bricks, as China freed a British consulate worker whose detention helped fuel tension.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will head to East Asia on Sunday, his office said, as part of a diplomatic push to win relief from biting US sanctions.
The Amazon needs better management to end the "ecocide" that is going on in the rainforest, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday ahead of a G7 summit at the weekend.