Breaking News, Latest Updates, Highlights Of August 13

Talibuddin Khan
Sat, 13 Aug 2022 04:21 PM IST
Breaking News, Latest Updates, Highlights Of August 13

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13 August 2022
  • 02:28 PM

    Delhi reports fifth monkeypox case

    Delhi reports 5th monkeypox patient. A patient was admitted in LNJP & her sample tested positive for monkeypox y'day. At present, 4 patients are admitted, 1 discharged. Total 5 cases have yet been reported here. Team of doctors is treating her: Dr Suresh Kumar, MD LNJP hospital

  • 02:27 PM

    Sameer Wankhede on clean-chit by caste committee

    The Caste Scrutiny Committee in Maharashtra has scrapped the complaints filed against us. All the factual documents that we'd submitted are valid. Sameer Wankhede and his father definitely belong to the Scheduled Caste Mahar community: Sameer Wankhede, former NCB's zonal director

  • 02:26 PM

    UP ATS arrests Jaish-e-Mohammed and Tehrikh-e-Taliban Pakistan-linked terrorist from Saharanpur

    ATS nabbed a Mohd Nadeem from Saharanpur, who had links with JeM. He was planning on conducting terrorist activities in many places in UP. He was connected with Pakistani handlers via online methods to conduct terrorist activities: ADG Prashant Kumar

  • 02:25 PM

    Indian Air Force conducted the ‘IAF Azadi Maharun’ in Jamnagar

    Indian Air Force conducted the ‘IAF Azadi Maharun’ in Jamnagar (Gujarat) as part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to commemorate 75 years of independence. The run was flagged off from Lakhota lake and passed through landmarks and cultural sites of the city: IAF officials

  • 02:24 PM

    New World Record for largest human image of a waving national flag

    Guinness World Record for the largest human image of a waving national flag achieved by Chandigarh University and NID Foundation at Chandigarh today. Union Minister Meenakashi Lekhi was also present here on the occasion.

    Chandigarh | The title for this record is 'Largest Human Image of a Waving National Flag.' One such record was set in the UAE, years ago. Today, that record has been broken, thanks to the participation of 5,885 people: Swapnil Dangarikar, GWR Official Adjudicator

  • 02:24 PM

    Punjab approves 'One MLA-one pension' bill

    Punjab approves 'One MLA-one pension' bill. "Governor has approved the "One MLA-One Pension" bill...Govt has issued a notification. This will save a lot of tax for the public," tweets Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann

  • 01:12 PM

    Update: CUET UG Exam

    Those who could not take the CUET UG exam in Phase 2 conducted on 4, 5 & 6 Aug either due to technical reasons or due to cancellation of the Centre, will be allowed to appear in Phase 6 which will be held from 24 to 30 August. Their Admit Cards will be released on 20 August. Their cities and dates of examinations are also being intimated today: NTA

    Some candidates who were scheduled to take the Exam in Phase 3 ie 7, 8 & 10 Aug were informed that they will be taking the Examination on 21, 22 & 23 Aug. Their Admit Cards mentioning centres of exam will be released on 17 Aug. Their dates & cities of exams being given today: NTA

    A total of 3.72 lakh candidates will be appearing in Phase 4. There are about 11,000 candidates have been moved to Phase 6 and their examination will be held on 30 August 2022. They have also been intimated about their city of examination and exact date today: NTA

  • 01:11 PM

    PM Modi interacts with CWG medal winners

    Nation is proud of performance of its daughters. I was talking to Pooja (Gehlot). After seeing her emotional video I said through social media that she doesn't need to apologise, she is a winner for the country but she should leave no stone unturned in her honesty & hard work: PM

  • 01:10 PM

    Sonia Gandhi tests COVID positive again

    Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi tests positive for #COVID19 again; party MP and General Secretary in-charge Communications Jairam Ramesh tweets, "She will remain in isolation as per Govt. protocol."

  • 01:10 PM

    PM Modi during interaction with CWG medal winners

    Matter of pride that with your hard work & inspiring achievement, the country is entering Azadi ka Amrit Kaal. In past few weeks, nation recorded two major achievements in field of sports. Besides historic performance in CWG, for the first time country hosted Chess Olympiad: PM

    Before commencement of #CommonwealthGames, I had told you & promised you in a way that when you come back we'll celebrate 'Vijayotsav' together. I was confident that you'll come back victorious, I had also thought of meeting you even if I would be busy & celebrate Vijayotsav, he said.

  • 01:08 PM

    PM Modi during interaction with CWG medal winners

    I am happy that all of you have taken time out of your schedule to come to meet me at my residence as members of the family. I, just like all other Indians, feel proud to be talking to you. I welcome you all: PM Narendra Modi interacts with #CWG22 Indian contingent

    The country not only successfully hosted (Chess Olympiad) but continuing its rich tradition in Chess, gave its best performance. I also congratulate all players who participated and those who won medal at the Chess Olympiad: PM Narendra Modi

  • 01:07 PM

    Chenab railway bridge to be launched today

    Golden joint of world's highest Chenab railway bridge to be launched today. This has been a long journey. The term 'Golden Joint' was coined by civil engineers.... It's the world's highest railway bridge: Sanjay Gupta, Chairman & MD, Konkan Railway

  • 11:59 AM

    PM Modi hosts CWG Medal winners at his residence

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with the Indian contingent that participated in CWG 22 today. Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and MoS Sports Nisith Pramanik were also present at the occasion.

  • 11:58 AM

    JP Nadda on Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav

    Delhi | The country is celebrating 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav'. Under PM Modi, whole country has taken an oath to hoist tricolour under 'Har Ghar Tiranga' program. I request everyone to make 'Har Ghar Tiranga' successful: BJP National President, JP Nadda

  • 11:58 AM

    JP Nadda hoists National Flag at his residence

    BJP national president JP Nadda and his wife Mallika Nadda hoist a national flag at their residence in Delhi, as the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign begins today.

  • 11:23 AM

    Raju Srivastava Health Update

    Comedian Raju Srivastava continues to be on a ventilator & remains critical. He's under observation by a team of AIIMS doctors. He was admitted to AIIMS Delhi on Aug 10 after experiencing chest pain & collapsing while working out at the gym. He underwent an angioplasty later.

  • 11:22 AM

    Allocation of portfolios soon, says Fadnavis

    You keep yourself busy in kite-flying, we will allocate the portfolios and it will be done soon: Maharashtra Deputy CM Devendra Fadnavis in Nagpur, when asked about the allocation of portfolios, especially that of the Home Department in the state

  • 11:22 AM

    Sameer Wankhede cleared by Caste scrutiny committee

    Caste scrutiny committee gives clean chit to ex-NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede. The order reads that Wankhede wasn't a Muslim by birth; also states that it's not proven that Wankhede&his father converted to Islam but it's proven that they belonged to Mahar -37 Scheduled Caste

  • 10:46 AM

    Jaishankar hails PM Modi's leadership

    Karnataka | He (PM Modi) is working hard to ensure social justice and fairness, so that nobody is left behind. This has been a hard period for the world, but today, India is once again on the path to recovery. But we need leadership in the country: EAM S Jaishankar in Ramanagara

    When you think about the future of your country, keep in mind the need for decisive leadership. Think about the people who will best ensure the growth and security of India; who will ensure that nobody is left behind in India: EAM S Jaishankar in Ramanagara

  • 10:45 AM

    4 J-K govt employees sacked over terror links

    J&K govt sacks four Govt employees, including the wife of Bitta Karate who is facing terror charges and is an accused in the matter of killing of Kashmiri pandits. The four have been dismissed from services for terror links: Govt Sources

  • 10:45 AM

    Bihar hooch tragedy

    Bihar: The death toll, due to consumption of spurious liquor in Chhapra, rises to 5. Three people are admitted to a hospital.

  • 10:44 AM

    Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign

    Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath flags off Har Ghar Tiranga campaign, along with school children, at CM residence in Lucknow.

  • 10:43 AM

    Banda boat accident

    Banda (UP) boat capsize: Six more bodies recovered from Kishanpur ghat in Banda with the help of Police & divers; 9 bodies recovered so far. Process of identifying bodies & search ops underway. A boat, going from Fatehpur to Marka village,capsized in Yamuna on Aug 11.

  • 10:43 AM

    COVID-19 Cases in India

    India reports 15,815 fresh cases and 20,018 recoveries in the last 24 hours. Active cases 1,19,264. Daily positivity rate 4.36%

  • 09:15 AM

    Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign Kicks Off Today

    The 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to encourage people to bring the Tiranga home and to hoist it to mark the 75th year of India's independence kicked off today. The campaign initiated as part of 'Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav,' to commemorate India's 75th anniversary of independence will run till August 15.

  • 09:13 AM

    Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign

    Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) jawans and pilgrims, with the local population, participate in Har Ghar Tiranga campaign at Badrinath in Uttarakhand.

  • 09:11 AM

    Har Ghar Tiranga: ITBP troops hoist flag at 14,000ft altitute

    Har Ghar Tiranga campaign by Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel at 14,000 ft altitude in Uttarakhand.

  • 09:10 AM

    Har Ghar Tiranga: Amit Shah hoist tricolour at his residence

    Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah and his wife Sonal Shah hoist the tricolour at their residence as the Har Ghar Tiranga campaign begins today.

  • 09:03 AM

    'Bribe-couch govt', Karnataka Congress MLA on BJP govt in state

    In this Govt, you won't get jobs without giving money. Earlier 2 ministers had resigned from Govt...To get a job in BJP-led govt (in state), young women have to get on couch & youth has to pay bribe...It has become a bribe-couch govt: Priyank Kharge, Karnataka Congress MLA

  • 07:57 AM

    Salman Khan Black Buck case

    Rajasthan: Bishnoi Community to build memorial honouring blackbuck killed by Salman Khan

  • 07:56 AM

    Attack on author Salman Rushdie was appalling, says White House adviser

    The attack on Salman Rushdie is appalling. We’re all praying for his speedy recovery. And we’re thankful to good citizens and first responders for helping him so swiftly: Jake Sullivan, White House National Security Advisor to the President of the US

  • 07:56 AM

    Independence Day 2022

    Rehearsals for Independence Day are underway at the Red Fort.

  • 07:54 AM

    PM Modi to host CWG 2022 medal winners today

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will host all the medal winners of the Commonwealth 2022 games at his official residence at 11 am on Saturday. This is the first time the Prime Minister will physically interact with the winners of the Commonwealth Games after their spectacular performance in Birmingham.

  • 07:54 AM

    Bhojpuri singer arrested for drug peddling

    Narcotics Squad of West dist arrested a drug peddler & recovered over 21 kg of ganja from him. Accused, Vinay Sharma is a Bhojpuri singer & has sung over 100 songs. Case registered at Indrapuri PS under NDPS Act. Efforts being made to trace the source of contraband: Delhi Police

  • 07:53 AM

    Salman Rushdie attack

    Author Salman Rushdie is on a ventilator following hours of surgery after being stabbed in the neck and torso at a lecture. He will likely lose one eye, reports Reuters quoting his book agent.

  • 07:53 AM

    2 arrested for blast at Indian Police post in Kashmir

    J&K | Two more persons involved in the blast in the compound of the Indian Police Post in Gool area of Ramban district on August 2, have been arrested by the Ramban police yesterday: Mohita Sharma, SP Ramban

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