The big news of 12 August 2022, Top 10 headlines 12 August 2022, Breaking news of 12 August 2022
PM Modi appreciates the efforts of elephant conservationists on World Elephant Day
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appreciated the efforts of elephant conservationists on the occasion of World Elephant Day. The Prime Minister also expressed happiness over the increase in the number of protected areas for elephants in the last eight years.
Kerala Lokayukta’s powers returned
The Kerala Lokayukta will give its verdict against Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in the case of misappropriation of the Chief Minister’s Disaster Relief Fund. This will happen after Governor Arif Mohammad Khan refused to sign 11 ordinances.
Many trains were temporarily cancelled for August 15
Railways has temporarily cancelled many trains and diverted many trains. In these trains 04447 Ghaziabad-Delhi Jn. The special train has been cancelled.
The trains that have been diverted include:
• 12225 Azamgarh – Delhi Junction Kaifiyat Express will be run via Barasta Sahibabad – Tilak Bridge – New Delhi – Delhi Junction.
• 14042 Dehradun-Delhi Junction Mansoori Express will be run via Barasta Sahibabad-Tilak Bridge-New Delhi-Delhi Junction.
• 04091 Dankaur – Shakurbasti Special will be run via Sahibabad – Tilak Bridge – New Delhi – Delhi Kishanganj.
• 04486 Delhi Junction-Ghaziabad Special will be run via New Delhi-Tilak Bridge- Sahibabad.
Free online GATE portal to prepare for Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
IIT Madras has launched the online NPTEL GATE portal for engineering GATE exam preparation. The portal is free for all. It has been launched in association with CSR of India’s leading travel technology organization Amadeus Labs Bangalore.
16,561 new cases of corona in India in one day, 49 deaths
India recorded a marginal increase in COVID-19 cases with 16,561 new infections in the last 24 hours from 16,299 on the previous day.
Registration for JEE Advanced exam will be done by 8 pm tonight
The deadline for registration for JEE Advanced exam has been extended. Now students can register for the exam till 8 pm on 12th August. The students have to upload their documents and exam centre city option on the website while registering.
Banda Boat Tragedy: Announced financial assistance for the families of the victims
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced compensation of Rs 4 lakh each to the families of the victims of the Banda boat accident.
Income Tax Department raids two companies in Maharashtra, Rs 56 crore cash seized
The Income Tax Department has said that it has launched a search operation on two major trading companies engaged in the manufacture of steel TMT bars in Maharashtra.
FIFA confirms the change in opening dates of World Cup
FIFA has confirmed that the tournament will be held a day earlier than planned to allow hosts Qatar to face Ecuador in the opening match of the 2022 World Cup.
China deeply concerned about the attack on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant
China’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations said on August 11 that China is deeply concerned about the security of nuclear facilities in Ukraine and the recent attack on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.
Indian Air Force to participate in bilateral exercise organized by Malaysia
A contingent of the Indian Air Force today left for Malaysia to participate in a bilateral exercise named ‘Udarshakti’.
The Indian Air Force is participating in the exercise with Su-30 MKI and C-17 aircraft while the RMAF will fly Su-30 MKM aircraft. The Indian contingent left for their destination RMAF’s Kuantan airbase directly from their airbase.