The government has declared one-day state mourning on Monday in view of the demise of the Sultan of Oman, the home ministry announced on Sunday.
Oman Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said passed away on January 10 at the age of 79. Read more
5. Foreign ministers of Maldives, Czech, Latvia to visit Delhi
The Raisina Dialogue 2020, the fifth edition of the annual geo-political and geo-economic summit, which is set to begin on January 14, will witness the participation of foreign ministers from 13 countries, including Russia, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Latvia and the Czech Republic.
Maldives foreign minister Abdulla Shahid will arrive this afternoon and also attend the inaugural session of the three-day mega-event on Tuesday. Read more
6. Queen calls crisis meeting with Harry, Meghan over royal couple's future roles
Queen Elizabeth II has summoned her grandson Prince Harry for face-to-face talks today to discuss future roles for him and his wife Meghan Markle following the couple's bombshell announcement that they want to step back from Britain's royal duties.
Monday's meeting will be the first time the 93-year-old monarch has come face-to-face with Harry since the Sussex crisis exploded. It will determine the couple's future roles and decide if they will retain their royal titles as the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. Read more