December 4 is celebrated as the Navy Day to commemorate the decisive naval action by the Indian Naval ships on Karachi Port, which heralded the victory of India over Pakistan in the Indo-Pak War of 1971.
Dhanteras or Dhantrayodashi marks the beginning of the festival of lights Diwali.
Keshubhai Patel, the BJP leader whom Narendra Modi replaced as chief minister of Gujarat in 2001, died on Thursday at the age of 92.
"Our economies have suffered losses. We're trying to revive industries & service sectors. Our partnership becomes more important in view of the current challenges we're facing. We both believe in rule-based order & democracy," Singh said during the ministerial meeting.
The Indian side will be represented by the Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar and Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the strategic Alternate Alignment NH-310 (Gangtok to Nathula), JNM Axis, built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in Sikkim.
Bihar polls 2020: Addressing a public rally, Rajnath said, "The lantern (RJD) has cracked and oil has spilled. Now, hands (Congress) and their games will not work."
The Chief Minister wants the facility to become functional at the earliest to save scores of poor people in the state from selling their assets to afford cancer treatment in big cities.
Amid the ongoing tensions between India and China at LAC in Eastern Ladakh, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated 8 major bridges in Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh, with 44 bridges in total. Out of 44 bridges, 10 are in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir, 8 in UT of Ladakh, 2 in Himachal Pradesh, 4 in Punjab, 8 in Uttarakhand and 4 in Sikkim.