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Supreme Court
Govts Should Take HC Nod Before Withdrawing Cases Against MPs/MLAs: SC

Hansaria submitted that the High Court may be directed to issue administrative instructions to expedite the trial of pending cases on a day-to-day basis in terms of section 309 CrPC.

Suresh Pujari
Odisha MP Suresh Pujari Seeks PM Modi's Attention To Revive Sambalpur DD Kendra

DDK, Sambalpur was commissioned in the year 1978 as the 8th DDK of the country, inaugurated by the then I&B Minister Lal Krishna Advani. 

joint counter-terror exercise
India, Kazakhstan Armies To Carry Joint Counter-Terror Exercise

"The exercise is a joint training between both the Armies, which will boost the bilateral relations between India and Kazakhstan," Indian Army said.

Odisha Women Villagers Build Anganwadi With Own Money
Mothers Build Anganwadi For Kids With Own Money In Odisha

Who better can set a true example of the Atmanirbharata than mothers. Yes, women residents of Balichaturi village in Tihidi block of Bhadrak district have exemplified the true spirit of self-reliance by establishing a long-unfulfilled dream of an anganwadi in the area that too with their own money and labour.

BRICS Security Officials Adopt Action Plan To Combat Terrorism
BRICS Security Officials Adopt Action Plan To Combat Terrorism

The meeting, chaired by NSA Ajit Doval, also reviewed the regional and global political and security scenario with particular focus on current developments in Afghanistan as well as Iran and West Asia.

14-Day Quarantine Must For All Evacuees From Afghanistan
14-Day Quarantine Must For All Evacuees From Afghanistan

Amid the ongoing chaos and unrest in Afghanistan, the Indian government is continuously engaged in evacuating Indian nationals stranded in the war-torn nation.

151 CBI Cases Pending Against MPs/MLAs, 58 Punishable With Life Imprisonment, SC Told
151 CBI Cases Pending Against MPs/MLAs, 58 Punishable With Life Imprisonment, SC Told

According to the Enforcement Directorate's status report, a total number of 51 Members of Parliament, both sitting and former, are accused in cases arising out of offences under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002. However, the report does not show as to how many MPs/MLAs are sitting and/or former legislators.

Kashmir Encounter: 3 Terrorists Shot Dead In Baramulla Refused To Surrender
Kashmir Encounter: 3 Terrorists Shot Dead In Baramulla Refused To Surrender

Police said as per its records the killed terrorists were part of groups involved in several terror crime cases including attacks on security establishments and civilian atrocities.

Temples In Bhubaneswar
Religious Sites In Bhubaneswar Can Only Allow Entry To Fully Vaccinated People, Check BMC Notice

All religious institutions under the jurisdiction of Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation should allow entry into the shrines to those devotees who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19, the BMC said in a circular on Tuesday.

Afghan Sikhs
3 Copies Of Sikh Scripture, 44 Afghan Sikhs Flown In From Afghanistan

The three copies of Guru Granth Sahib will be taken to Guru Arjan Dev Ji Gurdwara in New Mahavir Nagar here, according to people coordinating the evacuation efforts with the Indian government.

48 Mining Lease Tenders Cancelled In Odisha's Malkangiri
48 Mining Lease Tenders Cancelled In Odisha's Malkangiri

As many as 48 mining lease tenders for minor minerals have been cancelled by the Malkangiri district collector Vishal Singh following the recommendation of the Revenue Divisional Commissioner (Southern Range).

Encounter
Top LeT Commander Among 2 Terrorists Killed In Srinagar Encounter

One of the killed terrorists has been identified as a top commander of LeT and the self-proclaimed chief of TRF, Abbas Sheikh, from Kulgam.

Nirmala Sitharaman
Under-Utilised Brownfield Assets To Be Monetised Under NMP: Sitharaman

According to Sitharaman, the NMP focuses on brownfield assets in which investments have already been made but these assests are under-utilised.

NHRC
NHRC Issues Notices To Centre, Assam, Mizoram On Border Clash

Acting on a complaint by one Md Injamul Haque of Assam, the NHRC on Sunday issued notices to the Union home secretary and the chief secretaries of Assam and Mizoram, and asked them to file their reports within four weeks.

  • Monday, 23 August 2021
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Indian Army
Indian Army Promotes 5 Women Officers To Colonel Rank

In a big development, the Supreme Court last week passed an interim order allowing women to take the admission exam to National Defence Academy (NDA) where earlier only men could join.

COVID Third Wave
Third Covid Wave Could Peak Around Late Oct: Panel To PMO

The report said the third wave is already upon us if we look at the rising R value, the reproduction rate of Covid-19, that has increased from 0.9 to 1 over the last week of July.

Bird Census Begins In Bhitarkanika
Monsoon Avian Census In Bhitarkanika From Today

The seasonal bird count at Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district has begun today. The annual headcount of the avian species which is carried out during the monsoon season every year will continue for a week.

Over 75K Candidates Enrolled For Special Training Camps Organised By Govt
Over 75K Candidates Enrolled For Special Training Camps Organised By Govt

The DDU-GKY, launched on September 25, 2014, is a nationwide placement-linked skill training program funded by the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD).The DDU-GKY seeks to build the placement-linked skills of the poor rural youth and place them in wage employment across various sectors of the economy.

IAF flight carrying stranded people lands at Hinda
India Evacuates 168 People From Kabul

Indians evacuated to Doha from Kabul were employees of a number of foreign companies that were operating in Afghanistan.

Former Chief Minister Of Uttar Pradesh Kalyan Singh
Kalyan Singh, Ex-UP Chief Minister, Passes Away At 89, Condolences Flood

Former UP chief minister and ex-Governor of Rajasthan Kalyan Singh passed away while undergoing treatment for sepsis and multi-organ failure at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow on Saturday. He was 89, his family sources said.

Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw During BJP's Jan Ashirwad Yatra In Odisha
Union Minister Vaishnaw Seeks Report On Odisha Post Office Misappropriation Case

Union Communications Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Saturday said he has sought a report from the postal department in connection with the alleged embezzlement of about Rs 93 lakh deposits at a post office in Odisha's Malkangiri district.

Indians allegedly abducted from Kabul airport but later released
150 Indians Allegedly Abducted From Kabul Airport But Later Released: Reports

About 5,000 US troops have been deployed in Kabul airport to help with the airlift process.

Man Who Vandalised Maharaja Ranjit Singh's Statue In Lahore Granted Bail
Man Who Vandalised Maharaja Ranjit Singh's Statue In Lahore Granted Bail

The first act of vandalism took place when two men struck it with wooden rods, due to which one arm of the statue broke while other parts were damaged.

3 JeM Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Kashmir’s Pulwama
3 JeM Terrorists Killed In Encounter In Kashmir’s Pulwama

As the security forces zeroed in on the spot where terrorists were hiding they came under a heavy volume of fire.

Rain in Delhi
Delhi Receives Highest Rainfall Since 2009

Scores of residential areas and several roads and junctions were waterlogged which caused traffic jams.