Three copies of the holy book of the Sikhs, Guru Granth Sahib that were flown from Kabul, were today received by Union minister Hardeep Puri in the national capital. The minister tweeted a video of him carrying one of the copies on his head with reverence, with two others carrying the other copies.
#GuruGranthSahib #HardeepPuri #Kabul
Today, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri cited the evacuations from Afghanistan to support the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act; The finance ministry has summoned Infosys chief Salil Parekh tomorrow to explain the continuing glitches in the new income tax e-filing portal; Mizoram has accused the Assam police of "stealing" construction material in Kolasib district which shares the border with the neighbouring state's Hailakandi; Today, officials said that the scattered factions of the Hurriyat Conference are likely to face a ban under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.
#HardeepPuri #CAA #AfghanistanCrisis #Hurriyat
A study on mixing Covishield and Covaxin has been given the go ahead by the drug regulator--Drug Controller General of India. This study and its clinical trials will be conducted by Vellore's Christian Medical College.
#MixingVaccines #VaccineCocktail #ICMR
US President Joe Biden urged Afghanistan’s leaders to fight for their homeland; Today, Lok Sabha was adjourned indefinitely today, bringing an end to the tumultuous Monsoon session of Parliament; Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu broke down today in the house while reading out a statement; A study on mixing Covishield and Covaxin, the two main vaccines used in India's COVID-19 vaccination programme, has been given the go-ahead by DCGI.
#Afghnaistan #JoeBiden #MonsoonSession
Johnson & Johnson has withdrawn its proposal seeking approval of its single-shot Covid-19 vaccine in India, Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) sources said. Johnson & Johnson has not cited any reason for the withdrawal yet.
#Johnson&Johnson #Covid19 #Coronavirus
Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra had gone on a survey of flood affected areas in the state which has been battered by torrential rains for days. However, the minister's trip was cut short after he himself got stuck in the flood waters and had to be airlifted along with the stranded villagers.
#NarottamMishra #MadhyaPradeshRain #MadhyaPradeshFlood
A sedition case has been filed against a Samajwadi Party MP and two others in Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal district over remarks that seem to compare the Taliban to India's freedom fighters.
To know what Pakistan PM said about the Taliban taking control of Afghanistan, watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWgjmjj2Acc
To know which Samajwadi Party MP forgot the national anthem, watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lLt1US_SDPM
#Taliban #SPMP #ShafiqurRahman
Yesterday, Samajwadi Party MP ST Hasan found himself in an embarrassing situation after he and his party workers forgot the national anthem during a flag hoisting event on the occasion of India’s 75th Independence Day.
#IndependenceDay #SPMP #NationalAnthem
A Taliban commander and senior leader of the Haqqani Network terrorist group, Anas Haqqani, has met former Afghan President Hamid Karzai for talks; The Supreme Court Wednesday passed an interim order allowing women to appear for the entrance exam to the National Defence Academy; Congress MP Shashi Tharoor was cleared by a Delhi court today of charges linked to the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar in 2014. All this and more news at 9 PM.
#Taliban #AfghanPresident #AfghanGovernment
Congress MP Shashi Tharoor was cleared by a Delhi court today of charges in the case involving the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a suite of a luxury hotel in Delhi on the night of January 17, 2014.
#ShashiTharoor #SunandaPushkar #DelhiCourt
The BJP high command put the ‘No Repeat’ theory in use, as the new cabinet of Gujarat government took oath. A total of 24 ministers in the newly-formed cabinet of CM Bhupendra Patel took oath at Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar on Thursday afternoon.
#NewGujaratCabinet #Hyderabad #DelhiUniversity
Minor girls in a tribal village in Madhya Pradesh were made to walk nak*d and beg locals for relief from a drought-like situation and to appease the rain god. The incident happened in Damoh district on Sunday as part of a ritual.
#Damohgirls #TribalVillageDamoh #MadhyaPradesh
Farmer in Madhya Pradesh’s capital Bhopal is growing red bhindi or okra in his garden. The farmer claims that It is extremely beneficial for people who are facing heart and blood pressure issues, diabetes, high cholesterol.
#RedOkra #RedBhindi #Bhopal
California was trying to tackle two problems in East Palo Alto Saturday. One was simply to get more vaccine distributed to more people. The other was to get that vaccine into the communities that need..