Arvind Kejriwal

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Delhi Cabinet Approves Rs 1 Crore Aid To Families Of Six Deceased Govt Personnel

The Kejriwal Government has proposed to provide ex gratia of Rs 1 crore to each family of six martyred personnel including three from the Indian Air Force, two from Delhi Police, and one from the city’s Civil Defence sector. The proposal was approved by the cabinet on July 24. The government promised to stand by the families of paramilitary, army, police, and civil defence personnel living in the city.  … read-more

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 07:32 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Delhi Government , Delhi Cabinet, Arvind Kejriwal, security personnel

Courtesy: NDTV

Maharashtra rainfall

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Heavy Rainfall Claims 129 Lives In Maharashtra

Owing to the incessant rainfall in Maharashtra for the last two days, around 129 people have been reported to be dead in rain-related incidents including landslides. However, almost 84,452 people were evacuated to higher altitudes under the Pune division on July 23. According to the official from State Disaster Management Department, 38 people have died due to landslides in Raigad district on July 22. Rescue operations are still in progress… read-more

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 07:07 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: heavy rains, Maharashtra , Pune, landslide

Courtesy: The Times Of India

India's Oxygen Express.

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Bangladesh Becomes First Country To Receive LMO Via India's Oxygen Express

The Ministry of Indian Railways has announced that India's oxygen express will transport the Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) for "the first time ever'' to its neighboring country Bangladesh. Reportedly, the train will leave with 10 containers rake for Benapole to deliver 200 metric tonnes of LMO. Notably, India started the train on April 24, 2021, for supplying oxygen across the country. 

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 06:44 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Oxygen Express, oxygen, Medical oxygen, Bangladesh

Courtesy: Lokmat English

Saurabh Chaudhary

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Tokyo Olympics: Saurabh Chaudhary Becomes First Indian To Reach 10m Air Pistol Finals

Saurabh Chaudhary became the first Indian to reach the finals of 10m Air Pistol in the Tokyo Olympics. The Asian Games and Youth Olympics gold medallist secured the first spot in the Men's Qualification five series round. The 19-year-old appeared in his maiden Olympics with 586 points in the qualifications. Abhishek Verma, the other Indian in the competition however couldn't make it after finishing at the 17th rank.

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 06:23 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Tokyo Olympics, 10m air pistol, Saurabh Chaudhary, Finals

Courtesy: Wion News

Tesla CEO Elon Musk

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India Imposes Highest Import Tax On E-Vehicles: Elon Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has approached Indian authorities asking for a reduction in import tax before any launch of its electric vehicles in India. Musk took to Twitter and said, ''Import duties are the highest in the world." Reportedly, Musk is also looking for setting up a factory if gets respite in tax. However, India imposes a 60% tax on vehicles below $40,000 and 100% above the value. 

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 06:01 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Elon Musk, Import duties, Electric Vehicles, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, tax

Using a Mobile phone.

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8-Year-Old Girl Pranks Uttar Pradesh Police, Claims Of 5 Murder

UP's Ghaziabad police were pranked by an eight-year-old girl who called them on July 20, saying ''police uncle, 5 murder ho gaya hai. Gali number 5, sarkari school ke pass. Aap jaldi aa jao, main akeli hoon.'' However, police found that the girl loves watching crime shows and wanted to know whether police arrives on time or not. Reportedly, police have warned the father about his daughter's actions for the future. 

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 04:32 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Prank Call, Police, Ghaziabad, 112 Emergency Service

Courtesy: Times Now

Vaccine

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Vaccination For Children To Launch By September: AIIMS

According to AIIMS Chief, Dr. Randeep Guleria, vaccination for children in India is likely to start by September 2021. “Hopefully, by September, we should start vaccinating children, and that will be a big boost as far as breaking the chain of transmission is concerned," said Dr. Guleria. Reportedly, Zydus has completed its trials and is waiting for their emergency authorisation. Besides, 67% of India’s population has developed antibodies.… read-more

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 03:50 PM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: Covid-19 Vaccination, AIIMS, children, Covid-19

Courtesy: NDTV

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma consoling child.

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Two Arrested For Trafficking 42 Child In Sikkim: Assam CM

Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma informed that Assam's Chirang police rescued 42 children from Sikkim who were trafficked from the state. Reportedly, two people have been arrested for the crime who lured each child's parents promising a good education but they sold the children as domestic helpers. Moreover, it was also found that they trafficked 80 children so far from the state and a few were sent to Dubai. 

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 01:30 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Child Trafficking, Assam, Chirang police, Sikkim

Courtesy: Times Now

Security Forces Kills Two Terrorists

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Two Terrorists Killed In J&K's Bandipora, Operation Continues

The Jammu and Kashmir police informed that two unidentified terrorists were killed at J&K's Bandipora district. In the wee hours of July 24, an encounter broke between the security forces and terrorists at Shokbaba forest, resulting in the death of the terrorists. According to the officials, the operations are still in progress. However, further details are awaited.

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 12:15 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Indian Defense Forces, Security Forces, Jammu and Kashmir, Terrorism, Militants

Courtesy: ANI

Asteroid approaching towards Earth

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Huge Asteroid To Pass Through Earth At Close Distance

A four-football field-sized asteroid at a speed of 29,000 Km/hr will pass through Earth at a very closer distance at 11:21 pm (IST) on July 25. The asteroid has been named ''2008 GO20'' and has a width of 97 meters and a length of 230 meters. However, according to the Deputy Director of Pathani Samanta Planetarium in Odisha, it will not collide with Earth and will revisit in 2034.

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 11:15 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Asteroid, 2008 G20, Earth, Collision

Courtesy: Zee News