World has lot riding on India and China: EAM Jaishankar: The world has a lot riding on India and China given their size and the impact, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Saturday, suggesting that the future of ties between the two countries would depend on reaching “some kind of equilibrium or understanding”.
Kerala Rains: Over 11400 people shifted to various relief camps as precautionary measure: With rains intensifying in several parts of Kerala, over 11400 people belonging to 3530 families have been shifted to various flood relief camps as a precautionary measure.
High Commissioner of India Gopal Baglay calls on Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa: India has said it would like Sri Lanka to send the first international flight to the newly upgraded Kushinagar airport in Uttar Pradesh. This was conveyed by Indian High commissioner to Sri Lanka Gopal Baglay during his meeting with Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday to convey his best wishes following the latter’s victory at this week parliamentary election.
Kerala: 26 bodies recovered so far from the debris at the landslide site in Rajamala: 26 bodies have been retrieved so far from the debris at the landslide spot at Rajamala near Munnar in Kerala’s Idukki district.
Our victory means India’s victory, our development means India’s development: Bangladesh Foreign Minister:Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr. A.K. Abdul Momen has said that Bangladesh’s relations with India is rock-solid and historic while it has economic ties with China. He said our victory means India’s victory, our development means India’s development and nothing can create problems in the growing relations between the two countries. He described Bangladesh India ties as very strong.
Sri Lanka: Mahinda Rajapaksa to take oath of PM for 4th time on Sunday: Sri Lanka’s former President Mahinda Rajapaka will be sworn in as the country’s new Prime Minister for the fourth time on Sunday,
Floods inundate one-third of Bangladesh: About one-third of Bangladesh has been inundated by floods with local media reporting on Saturday that millions of people were displaced and 161 had died in floods which started more than a month ago.
Global COVID-19 death toll nears 710,000: WHO:The COVID-19 death toll worldwide has surpassed 700,000, reaching 709,511 on Friday, according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO).
Unlocking Online Dispute Resolution to enhance Ease of Doing Business: Exploring the massive potential of Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) to enhance the Ease of Doing Business in India, NITI Aayog in association with Agami and Omidyar Network India held a conversation—co-hosted by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)—with heads of legal firms and industry representatives on 8 August.
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari calls upon industry to come forward with ideas & suggestions for uplifting the economy: Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari on Saturday addressed [email protected] Summit : Mission 2022 organised by the Confederation of Indian Industries. He said, there is urgent need to look towards improving presence of MSME industry in the 115 identified aspirational districts of the country. Their contribution to GDP is presently negligible, but if focused attention is drawn towards them, these can uplift the employment scene in a big way.
India’s foreign exchange reserve surge to all time high of $534.5 bn: India’s foreign exchange reserves have surged by a massive 11.938 billion dollars to reach a new all-time high of 534.568 billion dollars in the week ended 31st July 2020.
Serum Institute enters into partnership to manufacture Covid-19 vaccines for India: Serum Institute of India has entered into a new landmark partnership with Gavi and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to accelerate the production of up to 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines for India and other low and middle income countries.
England v Pakistan 1st Test: Woakes, Buttler lead hosts to thrilling 3-wicket win: Chris Woakes and Jos Buttler led England to an extraordinary three-wicket win over Pakistan in the first Test between the two sides at Old Trafford on Saturday. Finding themselves at 117/5 while chasing a target of 277, Woakes and Buttler’s ballistic 139-run stand for the seventh wicket brought England right back into the chase.
Zimbabwe-Afghanistan T20I series called off due to COVID-19: Zimbabwe Cricket on Saturday officially called off their five-match T20I home series against Afghanistan scheduled for August amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Five hockey players who tested positive for Covid-19 doing well: SAI: The five hockey players housed in NCOE Bengaluru, who tested Covid positive on August 7, are doing well. They are being attended to by SAI’s in-house doctor as well as one doctor from the state government, who has been deputed on SAI’s request.
National Cycling Camp to begin from August 14: The National Cycling Camp will begin at Sports Authority of India’s Indira Gandhi National Stadium, New Delhi, from August 14, 2020.
Himalayan Geothermal Springs release huge amount of carbon dioxide in atmosphere: Carbon outflux from Earth’s interior to the exosphere through volcanic eruptions, fault zones, and geothermal systems contribute to the global carbon cycle that effects affect the short and long term climate of the Earth. Indian Himalaya hosts about 300
NASA maps Beirut blast damage in high-precision image: NASA in collaboration with the Earth Observatory of Singapore on Saturday released a detailed high-res image that maps the devastating explosion in Beirut, the capital city of Lebanon, that killed over 150 people and is estimated to have caused billions of dollars’ worth of damage.
21 ESIC Hospitals converted into dedicated COVID-19 Hospitals across the country: Santosh Gangwar:Minister of State (I/C) for Labour & Employment, Santosh Kumar Gangwar, and Chief Minister of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, inaugurated Plasma Bank at ESIC Medical College and Hospital, Faridabad (Haryana) through video conference from Haryana Bhawan, New Delhi on Friday.