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Arvind Kejriwal is a liar. He’s promised free electricity in many states. What has he provided in Delhi? Questions have been raised. If Delhi government schools are functioning well, then why are the children of AAP MLAs not studying there?
– Union Minister Pralhad Joshi
Supreme Court agrees to consider plea of ‘Sulli Deals’ app creator
Supreme Court agrees to consider the plea of Aumkareshwar Thakur, accused of creating the ‘Sulli Deals’ app on GitHub, seeking to club multiple FIRs against him and have a single probe. Court issues notice to Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra police.
Deputy CM of Bihar and RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav to meet Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi later today in Delhi
Delhi Police arrests 6 people for smuggling ammunition
Delhi Police busted a syndicate involved in the smuggling of ammunition, recovers a huge quantity of ammunition including around 2000 live cartridges and 6 persons arrested.
India’s July total domestic passenger car sales were 143,522 units – Industry body
India auto industry body:* July total domestic passenger car sales were 143,522 units* July total domestic passenger vehicle sales were 293,865 units* July 3-wheeler sales were 31,324 units* July domestic 2-wheeler sales were 1,381,303 units
Supertech’s twin 40-storey towers demolition delayed by Aug 28
Supreme Court gave an additional time of one week for demolition of Supertech’s twin 40-storey towers in its Emerald project in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, in case of any supervening circumstances or technical issues delaying the demolition on August 28.
151 Police personnel awarded Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation for the year 2022
Among the personnel receiving these awards, 15 are from CBI, 11 are from Maharashtra Police, 10 each from MP Police and UP Police, 8 each from Kerala Police, Rajasthan Police and West Bengal Police and remaining from other states and UTs’ organizations. These include 28 women police officers,
Ex-gratia of Rs 4 Lakhs each for kins of people who died in Banda boat capsize incident
UP CM Yogi Adityanath announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 Lakhs each for kins of people who died in Banda boat capsize incident. He has also instructed to provide immediate help and relief to victims. Two Ministers Ramkesh Nishad and Rakesh Sachan instructed to reach the spot immediately.
Over 7 per cent Indians owned cryptocurrency in 2021, says UN trade body
Over seven per cent of Indians owned digital currency in the form of cryptocurrency in 2021, according to the United Nations trade and development body UNCTAD, which said the use of cryptocurrencies globally, including the developing countries, has increased exponentially during the COVID-19 pandemic. The UN body released data on the share of the population in the top 20 economies that owned digital currencies in 2021. Ukraine topped the list with 12.7 pc of its population holding such currencies. India found itself at the seventh spot.
Two men fell into the creek at SV Road and Sea Link Road Junction, Bandra (W), Mumbai
Mumbai Fire Brigade informed that the body of one Javed Alam Shaikh who drowned on 11.08.2022 (as per rescue service call at 2333 hrs) floating in creek near reclamation flyover bridge. “The body was removed by F/M using manilla rope and handed over to Police,” he added.
CM Bhupendra Patel flags off Tiranga Yatra rally in Rajkot
Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel attended a Tiranga Yatra program in Rajkot today as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. He also flagged off the rally.
Visuals of BJP workers distributing sweets on TMC Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal arrest
BJP workers distributes sweets following the arrest Anubrata Mondal in cattle smuggling case
West Bengal BJP workers distributed sweets among people and celebrated yesterday in Birbhum, following the arrest of TMC Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal in cattle smuggling case. He has been sent to a 10-day CBI in connection with the matter.
Shravan Purnima aarti at the Amarnath Holy cave
#WATCH | J&K: Aarti being performed at the Amarnath Holy cave on the occasion of Shravan Purnima. https://t.co/vUzmOKQQ2v
— ANI (@ANI) 1660279002000
National Award-winning singer Shivamogga Subbanna passes away
Renowned singer Shivamogga Subbanna died due to heart attack on Thursday night. He was 83. He breathed his last at Jayadeva Hospital in Bengaluru. Shivamogga Subbanna was the first Kannadiga to win a National Award for playback singing for his song ‘Kaadu Kudure Odi Banditta’ in the film ‘Kaadu Kudure’. He gained a lot of popularity by rendering songs written by Jnanpith Award-winning Kannada writer Kuvempu.
Tiranga shikara rally in Srinagar under Har Ghar Tiranga campaign
A Tiranga shikara rally held at Dal Lake in Srinagar under Har Ghar Tiranga campaign. The event was organised by the Youth Services and Sports Department of the UT. The shikara rally was flagged off by Lt Governor Manoj Sinha.
Vigilance agency raids 26 premises linked to former Tamil Nadu minister KPP Baskar
The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC) has carried out searches at the premises of former All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) minister KPP Baskar and his family members for possession of disproportionate assets. Baskar is said to be a close aide of Edappadi K Palaniswami, the incumbent Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly and the Interim General Secretary of the AIADMK. Searches were carried out in 26 locations. It’s alleged by the agency that his assets were disproportionate to that of his income by Rs 4.72 crore.
Chhattisgarh: Walkathon organised by the BSF to mark 75 years of independence
IG, BSF, BK Mehta told ANI that to mark 75 years of independence, a walkathon was organised by the BSF today in Atal Nagar. We put on display our loyalty to the nation today. Around 2.5 km of distance was covered. Women and children also took part in it.
Amit Burman quits as chairman of Dabur
The Board at Dabur accepted the resignation of Amit Burman from the post of Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company with effect from the close of working hours of August 10, 2022. Amit Burman shall continue to be the Non-Executive Director of the Company. Appointment of Mohit Burman (who is currently the Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Company) as the Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company for a period of 5 years w.e.f. August 11, 2022.
Active Covid cases decline to 1,23,535 from 1,25,076: Union Health Ministry
Single day rise of 16,561 new coronavirus infections push India’s COVID-19 tally to 4,42,23,557, death toll climbs to 5,26,928, according to Health Ministry.
CRPF organised Har Ghar Tiranga rally in Mayur Vihar Phase 3
#WATCH | Delhi: CRPF organised a #HarGharTiranga rally in Mayur Vihar Phase 3 today. https://t.co/DvNyUr4yl5
— ANI (@ANI) 1660277222000
Sensex drops 106.56 pts to 59,226.04 in opening session; Nifty 29.35 slips pts to 17,629.65
Rupee falls 9 paise to 79.71 against US dollar in early trade
Playback singer Shivamoga Subbanna passes away
National award winning playback singer Shivamoga Subbanna passed away at Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bengaluru in Karnataka
Jammu & Kashmir: Migrant labourer shot dead by terrorists
A labourer from Bihar was shot dead by terrorists at Soadnara Sumbal in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora in the early hours of Friday, police said.
China reports 2,009 new COVID cases
China reported 2,009 new COVID-19 infections on Aug. 11, of which 704 were symptomatic and 1,305 were asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said. That is compared with 2,166 new cases a day earlier, 700 symptomatic and 1,466 asymptomatic infections, which China counts separately.
Jammu & Kashmir: Waterlogging at several places in Udhampur after heavy rainfall
Myanmar reports first Covid-19 death in over 4 months
- Myanmar reported its first death from Covid-19 in more than four months in the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll in the country to 19,435, according to the Health Ministry.
- The Southeast Asian country has recorded no death from Covid-19 until Thursday since April 7, the longest stretch without any fatalities from the virus since the start of the pandemic in the country.
Department of Posts sells over 1 crore national flags in 10 days
Within a short span of ten days, India Post has sold more than 1 crore national flags, through its 1.5 lakh post offices as well as online, to citizens, informed the Ministry of Communications. These Flags have been sold by the Department at a very economical price of Rs 25.
US: Gunman who tried to breach FBI Ohio office killed in standoff
An armed man who fled after attempting to breach an FBI office in the US state of Ohio was killed in a standoff with police. The incident drew nationwide attention as it occurred only a few days after the Federal Bureau of Investigation searched former president Donald Trump’s Florida home, infuriating right-wing circles, although there was no immediate indication the events were linked.
OPEC further lowers forecasts for global economy, oil demand
The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries has further revised down its forecasts for this year’s global economic growth and oil demand, following a previous downward revision in May. The oil alliance said in its monthly report that the world economy is expected to grow by 3.1% in 2022, compared to its forecast of 3.5% in the previous three months.
Coimbatore City Corporation Council Victoria Town Hall in tri-colour lights
Tamil Nadu | Coimbatore City Corporation Council Victoria Town Hall building decorated with tri-colour lights ahead… https://t.co/jEd5BOuSYR
— ANI (@ANI) 1660264272000
FBI sought nuclear documents in search of Trump’s home
US federal agents were looking for documents relating to nuclear weapons when they searched former President Donald Trump’s home in Florida this week, the Washington Post reported.
FIFA World Cup 2022
Qatar vs Ecuador to kick off FIFA World Cup 2022 on November 20