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 neighbouring 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.
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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.
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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.
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Wahengbam Shakhi Dev, an 87-year-old woman was taken under the care of the district health society on humanitarian grounds after she was abandoned by her family on being tested positive for Covid-19. Hailing from Manipur's Kaching district, she was admitted to a temporary isolation ward-cum-Covid care center on June 16. Besides, she was barely able to walk due to low oxygen when the staff found her.
Priyadarshan-directed Hindi romantic-comedy Hungama 2 has been released on Disney+Hotstar and has been sadly termed as a sloppy comedy because of its fusty formulation that only leaves behind a trial of frivolities. The hook of the story revolves around a girl named Vanni (Pranitha Subhash) who asserted that Akash (Meezaan Jaaferi) to be the father of her only daughter. However, the movie tried incorporating contemporary words and expressions… read-more
Sumit Nagal on July 24 became only the first Indian to win a Men's Singles match at the Olympic Games since 1996. Nagal who came in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with a surprise entry beat former world No. 33 Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin with 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 in the opening match. With Sumit Nagal moving on to the second round, India's hope in the Men's Singles remains afloat.
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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.
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After the Raj Kundra-porn movies debacle came into the limelight, actress Shruti Gera opened up about when casting directors approached her in 2018, for a web series produced by Kundra. “I said no to it immediately. But I am more grateful that I kept myself safe,” she said. Gera further added that often actresses are drugged and compromising scenes are shot thereafter, later blackmailing them with it.
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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
Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has won the silver medal in the woman's 49-kg category by lifting 202 kg at the 2020 Tokyo Games on July 24. Meanwhile, China's Zhihui Hou and Indonesia's Windy Cantika Aisah secured Gold and Bronze respectively. Chanu has become the second woman medalist after Karnam Malleswari's Bronze in weightlifting. Besides, Chanu won the first medal for India at the game.
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