Today, Mamata Banerjee met with Congress president Sonia Gandhi in Delhi; Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the US has ‘really messed it up’ in Afghanistan, The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare pointed out that Kerala now accounts for 50% of all new Covid-19 cases in the country; Billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is planning on having 70 aircraft within four years for a new airline.
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Basavaraj Somappa Bommai today took oath as the 23rd Chief Minister of Karnataka. The 61-year-old leader was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Governor Thaawarchand Gehlot at the Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru.
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Today, the Supreme Court issued a notice to the Centre on pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the sedition law. The Chief Justice of India, N V Ramana questioned that the "law which was used by the British to silence Mahatma Gandhi was still needed after 75 years of Independence.”
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The Delta variant identified as B.1.617.2 of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus detected in India is believed to be the most infectious to have emerged so far; According to the vaccination distribution plan of the Centre, it will consider a number of factors of states before allocating Coronavirus vaccines to them; The National Institute of Virology in Pune has identified yet another variant of the Covid-19 virus; A court at Durban in South Africa has sentenced a great-granddaughter of Mahatma Gandhi to seven years in jail.
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As of 9am on Wednesday, there had been a further 27,734 lab-confirmed Covid-19 cases in the UK, the Government said – the first time cases have increased in a week.A further 91 people had died within 28 days of testing positive for Covid-19 as of Wednesday, bringing the UK total to 129,430.Separate figures published by the Office for National Statistics show there have been 154,000 deaths registered in the UK where Covid-19 was mentioned on the death certificate.
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Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said the UK wants the world vaccinated against Covid-19 by 2022.Britain is donating nine million doses of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine to countries including Indonesia, Jamaica and Kenya, the first shots the UK has sent to developing nations during the pandemic. Mr Raab says shipments will begin this week of five million doses to the UN-backed Covax vaccine distribution programme and four million more directly to countries, including Thailand, Vietnam and several Caribbean nations.
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India today lodged a strong protest over drone activities by Pakistan authorities in Jammu areas during a sector commander-level meeting between the Border Security Force and the Pakistan Rangers. Several district magistrates in Jammu and Kashmir in collusion with arms dealers had issued illegal gun licences going back as far as 2012. Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa had said he expects to receive a message from the BJP high command about his political future today amid speculation about his replacement. Ahead of the rejig in the Rajasthan Cabinet, Congress general secretary KC Venugopal and party's Rajasthan unit in-charge Ajay Maken met party MLAs and Pradesh Congress Committee members on Sunday. India added 39,742 new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours while deaths from COVID-19 rose by 535.
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Indian cricketer Virat Kohli shared a post on his Instagram informing that 10% of the Indian athletes taking part in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics are from Lovely Professional University in Punjab.
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2 people died as a residential colony flooded after torrential rains hit Pakistan's capital city of Islamabad Tuesday night. A cloudburst caused heavy rainfall leading to urban flooding in several areas in Islamabad.
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A cloudburst hit the upper reaches of mount Amarnath in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday triggering a flashflood near the holy Amarnath cave.No casualties were reported as there were no pilgrims around at this time.
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Award winning paper mache artist Maqbool Jan has painstakingly created a tapestry which details Srinagar in all its glory. He wants this map to be displayed in Parliament.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the government over the Pegasus spyware row, calling the current situation more serious than the Emergency.
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