The centre has sent a team of medical experts to Maharashtra to support the state and recommend necessary public health interventions after its first ever case of Zika virus infection. Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched e-RUPI -- the government's digital payment solution meant to ensure delivery of welfare services, which, for now, will be used to push vaccination efforts. Bihar Chief Minister and BJP ally Nitish Kumar today added his voice to the opposition demand for an investigation into the Pegasus scandal. Further de-escalation in eastern Ladakh was discussed during the 12th round of India-China Corps Commander level talks on Saturday. Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur finished a creditable sixth in her first Olympics with a best throw of 63.70m in a rain-interrupted final here on Monday.
#PMModi #KamalpreetKaur #ZikaVirus
YouTube blocked Sky News Australia from posting videos for one week. A YouTube spokesperson says they don’t allow content that denies the existence of Covid-19. Sky News Austrailia says they did not post content like that.
Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham announced on Monday that he has tested positive for COVID-19 despite being vaccinated, has flu-like symptoms and will be self-quarantining for 10 days. This report produced by Jonah Green.
Nearly three out of four Americans above the age of 18 have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of Monday, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Today, government sources said that more than ₹ 133 crores in taxpayer money has been lost because of parliament disruptions in the monsoon session; Today, the Indian government has said that ten states are seeing an upsurge in Covid cases or a rise in positivity rate; Today, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that one crore vaccine doses have been given in Delhi; Today, in an effort to encourage and honour the tireless and unparalleled contribution of journalists.
#Yogi #UPCM #MonsoonSession
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
Prithvi Shaw and Suryakumar Yadav have tested negative for COVID-19, and soon they will be joining Virat Kohi led team, that will be playing 5 test matches against England. Both players were under quarantine after Kurnal Pandya was tested positive for corona during the Sri Lanka series.
#IndvsEng #PrithviShaw #SuryakumarYadav
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
India women’s hockey team head coach Sjoerd Marijne broke down in tears after Rani Rampal led side sealed a place in the semifinals of Tokyo Olympics 2020 with a 1-0 win over Australia. It’s the first time when India women’s team managed to qualify for the last four of the Olympic Games.
#IndvsAus #Indianwomenhockey #SjoerdMarijne
Google has been sending mails to some users stating that sign-in will not be supported on Android version 2.3.7 and lower. In order to continue using Google apps on their phones, they must upgrade to Android version 3.0 or higher.
#Google #Android #GoogleApp
Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah was seen practicing bowling with batting pads on ahead of the 5 match test series against England. The series will start from 4th August. , Bumrah's bowling record on overseas pitches has been phenomenal so far and he will aim to prove it again in the Test series against the English team.
#JaspritBumrah #IndvsEng #BCCI
From today, France will allow international travellers who have had AstraZeneca’s Indian-manufactured vaccine into the country. Covishield is being accepted all across the world.
#Covishield #France #SII
In a recent development, tourists have been visiting Himachal Pradesh as the heatwave has hit the plains and the second wave of Covid-19 seeing a significant decline in the country.
#CovidThirdWave #Manali #Tourists
While evidence shows that children generally only suffer mild symptoms of the Coronavirus, most scientists believe immunizing children is crucial to achieving herd immunity. Finland is one of the few countries running trials on kids as young as six months.
#Finland #Covid19 #Coronavirus
At a time when the Indian economy has been ravaged by the repurcussions of the lockdown induced by the deadly second wave of the Coronavirus pandemic, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a slew of relief measures.
#NirmalaSitharaman #EconomicRelief #Rs1.1
Delhi reported 85 new Coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the lowest tally since May 1st of last year; According to a report by PTI, TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty from the Jadavpur constituency has fallen ill today; Former Madhya Pradesh minister and BJP legislator Ajay Vishnoi said he was ‘ashamed’ that Maneka Gandhi was an MP from his party; Devendra Fadnavis said his party will restore reservation for the OBCs in local bodies if given the power or else he will retire from politics.
#Covid19 #MimiChakraborty #ManekaGandhi #DevendraFadnavis
In 2015, a Pakistani man named Asif had posted on Facebook: "Friendship ended with Mudasir, now Salman is my best friend". This meme went viral and is now being sold as an NFT.
#FriendshipDay #Pakistan #ViralMeme
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
A hideout used by Taliban insurgents is seen being destroyed in an airstrike by defence forces in a video released by the Afghanistan government on Twitter; Centre has decided to demarcate boundaries..