Union Ministers Anurag Thakur, Dharmendra Pradhan launch first-ever nation-wide quiz on sports & fitness: In a bid to provide students a platform to showcase their knowledge about sports and fitness, ‘Fit India Quiz’ was launched Delhi on Wednesday. Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Sports Minister Anurag Singh Thakur, Minister of State for Sports Nisith Pramanik, Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra and badminton star PV Sindhu attended the event.
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PM Modi releases special commemorative coin on 125th Birth Anniversary of Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Ji: Prime Minister Narendra Modi released a special commemorative coin on the occasion of the 125th Birth Anniversary of Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Ji today via video conference.
More than 64.51 crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs: Update on COVID-19 vaccine availability in States/UTs: More than 64.51 crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs; more than 5.21 crore balance and unutilized vaccine doses still available with States/UTs
ISKCON founder Swami Prabhupada’s 125th Birth Anniversary: PM to release special commemorative coin today: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release a special commemorative coin of 125 rupees and address the gathering on the occasion of the 125th Birth Anniversary of Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada Ji through video conferencing on Tuesday.
Updates on COVID-19 vaccination, recovery rate, positivity rate and more: 65.41 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive. Read below for more.
COVID-19 India: More than 1 cr 9 lakh vaccine doses administered in single day: India administered one crore COVID19 vaccines on Tuesday. This is the second time, India has crossed one crore vaccination in a single day.
Flood situation remains grim in Assam and Bihar: The flood situation in Assam worsens further in the last 24 hours due to which the number of affected people rose up to 5 lakh 73 thousand 938 including one more death reported from Morigaon district. The flood situation in several districts of north Bihar remains grim as all the major rivers in the area are in spate. The river Ganga is on rising from Buxar to Kahalgaon. The train services on Samastipur-Darbhanga rail section have been disrupted as the water level of Kareh river is touching the girder of a rail bridge in Hayaghat. 14 trains have been cancelled while some other have been re-routed.
Bangladesh: COVID positivity comes down to 10 percent, daily death falls to lowest since June: The COVID 19 situation in Bangladesh continued to show improvement with the sample positivity rate declining to nearly 10 percent on Wednesday.
India launches soft skills training programme for women entrepreneurs in Bangladesh: The High Commission of India in association with the ICT Ministry of Bangladesh and Women & E-commerce and Silk Oak global limited launched an year long soft skills training programme in Dhaka on Wednesday.
Australia aims to ‘live with virus’ instead of eliminating it: Australian authorities on Wednesday extended the COVID-19 lockdown in Melbourne for another three weeks, as they shift their focus to rapid vaccination drives and move away from a suppression strategy to bring cases down to zero.
Washington will continue its fight against terrorism in Afghanistan & other countries: Biden: US President Joe Biden has warned the Islamic State-Khorasan (ISIS-K) that America is not done with the terrorist group.
Pranab Mukherjee was a true friend of Bangladesh: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina: Former President Pranab Mukherjee was a true friend of Bangladesh and he would be remembered for his support and love for Bangladesh. Paying deep homage to Pranab Mukherjee on his first death anniversary on Tuesday, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina recalled his contribution in the Liberation War of Bangladesh.
Union Minister Smriti Irani urges all State governments to participate in POSHAN Maah 2021 wholeheartedly: Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Zubin Irani chaired the National Conference, 2021, which was held on the 30th and 31st of August at Kevadia, Gujarat, and was attended by Dr Mahendrabhai Munjpara, Minister of State for WCD and Ministers from various States, as well as Principal Secretaries of States/ UTs Women and Child Development / Social Welfare Department. The Union Minister while expressing her ideas about Mission Poshan 2.0, mentioned that Poshan Maah 2021 was going to commence from 1st September 2021. She urged all the State governments to participate in it wholeheartedly and decide on their own the targets for developing Poshan Vatikas; carrying outdrives for identification and follow-up treatment of SAM children in consonance with streamlined guidelines of 13th January 2021.
Petroleum Minister to participate in 6th Eastern Economic Forum Summit today: Petroleum Minister Hardeep Singh Puri will lead an official and business delegation to Russia on Wednesday to participate in the 6th Eastern Economic Forum EEF Summit in Vladivostok. This will be the first overseas visit of Petroleum Minister Puri since assumption of the office as the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
Indian economy grows by 20.1% in first quarter of current financial year: The gross domestic product, GDP, of the country surged 20.1 percent in the April-June quarter of the current fiscal. According to the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation data released on Tuesday, its best-ever fiscal-quarter numbers.
Tokyo Paralympics: PM congratulates Mariyappan Thangavelu on winning Silver medal in high jump: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Mariyappan Thangavelu on winning Silver medal in high jump at the Tokyo Paralympics. In a tweet, PM Modi said, Mariyappan Thangavelu is synonymous with consistence and excellence. He said, India is proud of his feat.
‘Fit India Quiz’ to be launched today: India’s biggest quiz event, the ‘Fit India Quiz’ will be launched on 1st September at 6 PM.
Take a look at weather forecast for today: The National Capital Delhi will have generally cloudy sky with moderate rain thundershower with the possibility of heavy rain at isolated places. The temperature will vary between 25 and 29 degrees Celsius.