How to read the news in the morning: What to watch, read and listen to
The morning of the first news conference after the coup, the news is not all good.
It’s also not all clear.
What are the key stories and developments?
It’s a time when people need to be focused on the big picture.
Here’s what to watch and read: BBC News at 11:30am, the day after the events The BBC’s coverage starts on BBC News on Thursday evening.
But that’s only half the morning’s news.
There’s also a big announcement from the prime minister, Narendra Modi, who will be in India on Thursday.
It starts on the BBC World Service at 11.30am on Thursday, followed by the BBC News programme, BBC World News at 3.30pm, and BBC News, the Newsnight programme, and the BBC Asian Network at 6pm.
A key moment for India’s ruling BJP has come in the form of the PM’s speech, delivered in Parliament, and then a speech from the Foreign Secretary.
The Indian prime minister has not yet spoken.
But the timing of this is very important for India.
Modi’s speech on Thursday afternoon is likely to focus on India’s defence posture and how it will respond to the events of the past few days.
It will be the first time the foreign secretary has addressed the Indian parliament since his appointment in October 2015.
BBC News at 10:00am The morning’s programme begins with an interview with the prime minster.
It is followed by a report on the military operation that took place in the early hours of Thursday morning.
There is a report from India’s Ministry of Defence about the Indian air force’s operations in the country.
India’s Foreign Ministry confirms that India’s navy and air force have conducted “targeted strikes” in Pakistan’s airspace.
An interview with Modi in New Delhi is shown.
It begins at 10.00am, followed shortly afterwards by a briefing on India-Pakistan relations from the foreign ministry.
We will be updating this piece throughout the day.
The BBC World service will be broadcasting at 11am on Friday.
Our correspondent, David Hart, is in India and will be live tweeting from Parliament.
What you need to know about the coup Prime Minister Modi India has been on edge since the coup in which his government was overthrown in February.
Prime minister Narendra Modi is expected to address the nation at 11,000 GMT (3,000 hours GMT) on Friday morning, when he is expected to deliver his first major speech since the January coup.
On Thursday, he is likely to reiterate India’s position that Pakistan is a critical ally in its fight against terrorism, saying that Pakistan’s “encouragement” of the coup attempt has “deepened the mistrust” between India and Pakistan.
“We need to work together to find a solution, a lasting solution, to the current problem, and not to resort to a repeat of the old days,” he is quoted as saying.
At 11:45am, he will deliver a speech in the Lok Sabha to explain the events that led to the coup.
He will also address the country’s security situation, saying he is “deeply worried” about the threat posed by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL).
“In my view, it is imperative that India take steps to strengthen its security and safeguard the peace and stability of the region and the world.
This is our duty, as a country and as a democratic and tolerant nation,” he will be quoted as telling the house.
According to the BBC, the prime ministers speech is likely the biggest speech of his life.
His speech will be broadcast in English on BBC World, the BBC’s international service.
It will also be broadcast on the News, BBC Asian and BBC World Services.
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2 – Indian Prime Minister Modi leaves a hotel in New Jersey after arriving in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Tuesday.
3 – President Donald Trump shakes hands with Indian Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and Pranab Mukherjee at the White House in Washington, DC, on Friday, January 31, 2019.
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