In Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an Indian Army soldier was killed in an incident. As per the PTI, the incident of fratricide on July 15, was confirmed by the Union Territory (UT) police officials. Furthermore, the incident took place at an Army camp in the Surankote area in an alleged shootout, which also left three people injured. This is a developing story, and more details are awaited.
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
IITs Bombay, Kanpur and Delhi, announced to offer better opportunities to students from Ladakh, with a scholarship for students selected for short-term and long-term internships. The opportunity for Ladakh students is under the collaboration between the UT and IITs. Students will get a chance to offer internships. This opportunity is for students from Ladakh who are currently pursuing an undergraduate-level course in STEM (Science, Technology… read-more
Courtesy: News 18
Andaman & Nicobar Island becomes first in India to achieve 100 % vaccination, under the "nationwide vaccination drive". The UT in a tweet said, "A&N achieved 100% COVID vaccine coverage making it first state/UT to achieve the feat using only Covishield. The UT Admin overcame Insurmountable odds for the extraordinary feat in one of the remotest parts of world." A total of 2.86 lakh people received both doses of vaccine.