IMD forecasts heavy rainfall in east, north & central India during next 5 days: Meteorological Department has forecast very heavy rainfall over east, north and central India during the next five days. IMD has also issued a red warning for Odisha for Wednesday and for Chhattisgarh for Thursday.
As recoveries in India grow, difference with active cases widens: The number of recoveries in India on Wednesday exceeds the active cases by 3.5 times.
Govt makes use of FASTag mandatory for availing any discount in toll charges: Government has made FASTag mandatory to allow users avail any discount at the highway toll plazas across the country. The decision has been taken to promote digital mode of payment and ensure seamless travel on the National Highways.
Assam: Central team on 3 day visit to assess flood damage: A six-member Central team will arrive in Assam on Wednesday to assess the extent of damage caused by the floods that affected around 57 lakh people and killed 113 people between May 22 and August 20.
Myanmar reports highest single day increase in COVID-19 cases: Myanmar reported 70 new COVID 19 cases in the country on the morning of Wednesday after testing 825 samples. This is the highest single day increase in COVID-19 cases in Myanmar.
Flood situation improves in Bangladesh: With most of the rivers in Bangladesh flowing below danger level and marking a downward trend, flood situation has improved across the country.
After India raises concern, UNSC disowns Pakistani envoy’s distasteful statement: United Nations Security Council has confirmed that Pakistani Envoy’s controversial statement made on Monday will not go on record.
BRICS countries discuss cooperation in 5G and Artificial Intelligence: Industry Ministers of BRICS countries attended a video meeting on Monday to discuss ways to boost cooperation in areas including 5G and Artificial Intelligence.
India will organise BRICS Games during Khelo India Games 2021: Kiren Rijiju: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju attended the meeting of Sports Ministers of the BRICS nations on Tuesday and spoke about the importance of sport in improving the living standards and quality of life of citizens as well as of collaboration between BRICS nations in taking sport forward in post-Covid 19 era.
Lionel Messi wants to leave Barcelona: Six-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi has dropped a massive bombshell, Messi has told Barcelona he wants to leave the club after nearly two decades with the Spanish giants.