Thousands of people including Covid patients evacuated because of Cyclone Tauktae from Gujarat and Maharashtra; Bharat Biotech said that the company manufactured Covaxin is effective against the aggressively virulent strains of Covid detected in India and in the UK; Delhi police said that an Aam Admi Party party member is the brain behind the posters that appeared around parts of Delhi a few days ago; Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the Delhi government will take all necessary steps and precautions to check cases of black fungus or mucormycosis in the city; Jharkhand Police has collected over ₹ 35 lakh as fine from people for not wearing masks in public places.
The Delhi administration today sounded a flood alert and expedited efforts to evacuate people living in the Yamuna flood plains, as the river in the capital breached the danger mark of 205.33 metres amid heavy rains in the upper catchment areas.
#YamunaRiver #YamunaNearsDangerMark #Floods
The assembly of Aam Aadmi Party-ruled Delhi has passed a resolution against the appointment of former CBI officer Rakesh Asthana as the Delhi Police Commissioner. The resolution has sought a reversal of the appointment from the Union Home Ministry, which controls the Delhi Police. Asthana got the appointment on Tuesday, just three days before he was to retire.
#AAP #RakeshAsthana #DelhiPoliceChief
The "war has changed" against COVID-19 because of the highly contagious Delta variant, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control said, proposing a clearer message, mandatory vaccines for health workers and a return to universal masking. Lisa Bernhard has more.
Wildfires are raging in southern Turkey near the mediterranean coast and at least 3 people have reportedly died so far. Over 50 are hospitalised due to smoke inhalation as houses were burnt down by the fast spreading fires.
#Turkey #Wildfires #Antalya
Former India team captain MS Dhoni has been spotted with a new hairstyle and he has divided the opinions of his fans. While some find it cute, others feel he could have avoided the hairstyle. Taking to his official social media handle, Aalim Hakim, the celebrated stylist shared some photos of the Chennai Super Kings skipper Dhoni.
#MSDhoni #Dhoni #DhoniNewLook
Pakistan badminton player Mahoor Shahzad is in the dock for her racist comment against the Pathan community. She later had to apologise for her words. Watch the video to know what happened.
#Pakistan #Pathan #Racism
The straight-game win sees Sindhu reach the semi-final of the Tokyo Olympics and inch closer to a second Olympic medal. PV Sindhu will face either World No. 1 Tai Tzu Ying of Taiwan of World No. 6 Ratchanok Intanon of Thailand in the semi-final.
#PVSindhu #TokyoOlympics #AkaneYamaguchi
Delhi Government has decided to send the names of doctors and health workers for the Padma Awards. Citizens of Delhi can send their recommendations at email@example.com.
#ArvindKejriwal #PadmaAwards #HealthWorkers
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has slammed Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal after he expelled the state cabinet's decision to appoint prosecutors for arguing cases related to farmers' protests.
#ArvindKejriwal #LG #FarmersProtest
Today, the Monsoon session of the Lok Sabha began on a chaotic note with the opposition preventing Prime Minister Narendra Modi from introducing his newly-inducted Union ministers to the House; The second dose of Bharat Biotech's Covaxin for children aged 2-6 years, is likely to be administered to those participating in the trials next week; Amid the ongoing military standoff with China in eastern Ladakh, Indian agencies are closely monitoring the development of a Chinese airbase in Shakche; Today, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that a 'world-class drainage system' will be developed across the national capital.
#MonsoonSession #Opposition #PMModi
Dholavira, a Harappan-era city in Gujarat, has been inscribed as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO heritage committee. The decision was taken at the ongoing 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO held online and chaired from China’s Fuzhou.
#Dholavira #UNESCO #WHS
Income Tax raids took place at several offices of the media group Dainik Bhaskar across the country this morning. The group has been accused of tax evasion, sources said. Taxmen searched premises of Dainik Bhaskar in Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharashtra.
#DainikBhaskar #ITRaids #DainikBhaskarRaid
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi told a court in Gujarat that his remarks on Modi surname during an election rally in 2019 was nothing but sarcasm. Rahul Gandhi appeared before a magisterial court in Surat to defend himself in a defamation suit that was filed by a Gujarat BJP MLA.
#RahulGandhi #PMModi #SuratCourt
A man in Lucknow has filed a complaint against Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla and others, alleging that he did not develop antibodies despite taking a Covishield dose. The complaint has..
The weather department said today that the onset of the annual monsoon over the Indian subcontinent has been delayed by two days; India has sent the deportation documents to Dominica for Mehul Choksi;..