Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday embarked on a three-nation visit, making his first stop in Japan's Hiroshima to attend the G-7 Summit. Pakistan's former PM and PTI party chief Imran Khan has condemned the attack on military installations and public properties, and demanded a probe into the matter. China has been actively managing Afghanistan's foreign relations as a guarantee to help itescape its current state of isolation and to expand its own economic presence in the sanctions-hit country, according to a report by the Khaama Press. A Sri Lankan court has lifted the overseas travel ban on former Premier Mahinda Rajapaksa, almost a year after his resignation from the top office.Nepal's Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has prepared to raise issues about submission of report of Eminent Persons Group and the land dispute with India in the upcoming India visit, dates of which are yet to be announced. Responding to a question during Thursday's parliamentary meeting, Dahalclaimed not to undermine the national interest during visit, which has been postponed multiple times. India plans to mandate the use of 1% of sustainable aviation fuel for domestic airlines in a bid to cut emissions from the sector by the year 2025, oil minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Friday. Married Hindu women in India observed a fast and tied sacred thread around the banyan tree to mark 'Vat Savitri Vrat' on Friday.