Top political leaders today expressed anguish over the allegedrape and murderof a nine-year-old Dalit girl in the Delhi Cantonment area on Sunday.
The government has said today that the pandemic is still raging in the country and eight states have shown a rise in the R-factor, calling it a significant problem.
The monthly production capacity of Covishield is projected to be increased to more than 120 million doses and of Covaxin to around 58 million doses by December, the government told Rajya Sabha today, citing information from the COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers.
The United Arab Emirates will lift a ban on transit passenger traffic from India, Pakistan, Nigeria and other countries from August 5, the country's National Emergency and Crisis Management Authority said on Tuesday.
Today, PM Modi inaugurated the Kushinagar International Airport at Lord Buddha's Parinirvana in UP; The SC begins hearing the matter on the Lakhimpur Kheri violence; Karnataka Congress chief DK Shivakumar hit back at the BJP after his counterpart levelled drug use allegations against Rahul Gandhi; TMC took a dig saying the Congress was trying to emulate the party.
#KushinagarInternationalAirport #UP #PMModi
The Poona pact was signed on this day between Mohandas Gandhi and Dr BR Ambedkar granting rights to Dalits or lower caste Hindus. The Poona pact followed from a proposal by the British Indian govt earlier that made way for a separate electorate for Dalits, an arrangements Gandhi felt would weaken Indian unity. Find out what else happened on this day in history.
#PoonaPact #Gandhi #Ambedkar
On Friday afternoon a 24-year-old national-level kho kho player from UP was found dead. Her body was discovered dumped on railway tracks less than 100m from her home in Bijnor.
#Bijnor #DalitWomanAthlete #Rape
According to reports, the Taliban have created an exclusive battalion of suicide bombers that will be deployed to the borders of Afghanistan; The Kharif procurement will begin fro tomorrow; Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu declared that post or no post, he would stand by Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra; President of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly Abdulla Shahid has said he had received the two doses of the Covishield vaccine manufactured in India.
#Taliban #SuicideBombers #AfghanCrisis
Australia has recognized India-made AstraZeneca Covid jabs as well as China's Sinovac Biotech Ltd. COVID-19 shot. This eases travel for people from India and China, especially students, who have got these jabs.
#Australia #Covishield #Sinovac
The UK has revised its travel policy to include Covishield as an approved vaccine after a furious India warned of ‘reciprocal measures’, but Indians double-vaccinated with the shot still have to quarantine.
#UKVaccinePolicy #CoWin #Covishield
AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra announced to reserve 40% party tickets for women for the 2022 Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh; The army appealed to the locals of Poonch to return to their homes on Tuesday evening as forces began preparations to intensify their operation against militants. All this and more news at 9 PM
#Pakistan #PoonchEncounter #IndiaChinaLAC