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CPI demands discussion on Kerala Lokayukta Bill
The Communist Party of India (CPI), an ally of the ruling Left Front in Kerala, demanded a discussion on the Kerala Lokayukta Amendment Bill. According to the information received, Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan had refused to sign 11 ordinances, including the Lokayukta ordinance.
The Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India launched the Manthan
The Office of the Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA) to the Government of India, with the vision to enable and empower all areas of Science and Technology within the country, has announced the launch of Manthan Manch. It aims to promote large-scale collaboration between industry and the scientific research and development ecosystem to achieve India’s sustainable goals in line with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Charter as defined by the United Nations.
NHRC takes suo moto cognizance of student’s death, issues notice to Rajasthan government
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo moto cognizance of the death of a Scheduled Caste Class III student studying in Saraswati Vidyalaya, Jalore, Rajasthan, who was allegedly beaten up by the school headmaster and later died during treatment. It was done
Congress targets 2019 ‘Howdy Modi’ program after the parliamentary committee report
Congress has hit out at the central government after separate claims were made in the report submitted on August 8 by the Parliamentary Estimates Committee on the loss due to corporate tax cuts, alleging that the decision to cut tax was wrong, which was 22. Taken just two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Howdy Modi’ event in the US on September 2019.
Tamil Nadu: Heavy rain likely in Nilgiris and Coimbatore
There is a possibility of heavy rain in the Nilgiris and Coimbatore districts of Tamil Nadu for the next three days. The Meteorological Department has expressed this possibility.
Nitish cabinet expanded, 16 ministers from RJD including Tej Pratap Yadav
Five days ago, the government of the Grand Alliance formed under the leadership of Nitish Kumar in Bihar was expanded today. Shortly after the expansion of the cabinet by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, the ministries and departments have also been divided. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has kept the General Administration Department and Home Ministry with him, while Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav has been given the responsibility of Health Ministry and Road Construction Department.
Admission to IIT’s Data Science course will be done without giving JEE exam
IITs have given students the option of a four-year BS degree in Data Science and Data Applications. According to the information received, students do not even need to clear JEE exam or appear in the exam to take admitted in this course. At present, IIT Madras has brought this course. The last date to apply for this is August 19.
15,040 cases of COVID-19 in India in a day, 29 deaths
India recorded 15,040 new COVID-19 cases and 29 deaths in a day.
Congress convened a meeting of party office bearers before the August 28 rally
In order to prepare for the rally against inflation and unemployment on August 28, the Congress has called a meeting of General Secretaries, In-charge, State Congress Presidents, Legislature Party leaders and chiefs of All India Congress Committee on Thursday.
US will not lift the ban on Afghan foreign reserves
The US government has decided to continue the moratorium on foreign reserves of about $7 billion with Afghan central banks. A leading American newspaper has claimed this.
Britain warns of storms, floods and heavy rain
The UK Meteorological Office has issued a yellow alert for most parts of the country. Heavy rain and flash floods, accompanied by thunderstorms, could cause transport disruptions and power outages in the country.
North Korea asks citizens to be vigilant regarding COVID-19
North Korea on Tuesday urged its citizens not to dilute the fight against COVID-19. North Korea claimed victory in the fight against the pandemic last week.
FIFA suspends AIFF
Football’s world body FIFA has suspended the All India Football Federation (AIFF) with immediate effect due to unnecessary third-party interference, putting a cloud of crisis over the Under-17 Women’s World Cup to be held in India in October.
Former BCCI official Amitabh Choudhary passes away
Veteran sports administrator and former acting secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Amitabh Choudhary passed away today due to a heart attack.