Breaking News, Today Highlights Of August 3

Aalok Sensharma
Wed, 03 Aug 2022 03:46 PM IST
Breaking News, Today Highlights Of August 3

In today's 'Breaking News, Latest Updates' blog at Jagran English, we will continue our focus on the impasse in Parliament during the ongoing monsoon session. Although the two Houses have discussed the issue of price rise in the past two days, it is expected that the impasse will continue in the Parliament as opposition continues to corner government on other key issues.

03 August 2022
  • 03:35 PM

    Security Situations In NE States Have Improved: Nityanand Rai

    Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai on Wednesday, while speaking in Rajya Sabha mentioned that the security situation in North Eastern (NE) States has improved substantially since 2014.

    "Compared to 2014, there has been 74% reduction in insurgency incidents, 89% in civilian deaths & 60% in casualties of security forces in the year 2021," he added.

  • 03:11 PM

    Gatishakti University Will Focus On 5 Areas: Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

    Gatishakti University will focus on five areas including transport-based courses, skill development, applied research, technology development, and transport economics, says Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw.

  • 03:10 PM

    Transport System Is Complex: Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw

    Transport sector is complex, especially Railways and metro. If we've to handle such complex system, we need technical education. We put forth concept of Gatishakti University for technicality, engineering and finance edu of railways, metro, highways, ports, says Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw.

  • 03:09 PM

    Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur Introduces National Anti-Doping Bill In RS

    It intends to building institutional capabilities in anti-doping and enabling hosting of major sports events, protecting rights of sportspersons, time-bound justice to athletes, enhancing cooperation among agencies in fighting doping, reinforcing India's commitment to international obligation for clean sports, independent mechanism for anti-doping adjudication, providing legal sanctity to anti-doping agency which we generally call NADA and NDTL - National Dope Testing Laboratory - and establishing more dope testing labs, creating job opportunities, both directly and indirectly and creating opportunities for academic research, science and manufacturing relating to anti-doping, says Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur.

  • 12:45 PM

    JMM Backs Oppn's Margaret Alva For VP Polls 2022

    Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) extended its support to Opposition candidate Margret Alva for the vice-Presidential elections.

  • 12:40 PM

    IMD Issues Red Alert In 3 Districts Of Kerala

    India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued red alert in three districts of Kerala and Orange alert in 8 districts as heavy rains continued to pound various parts of the state.

    Red alert was announced in the districts of Kottayam, Idukki and Ernakulam for the day and Orange alert in the remaining districts barring Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam and Kasargod, according to an IMD district rainfall forecast issued for Kerala at 10 AM.

    IMD, on Tuesday, had issued a Red alert in 10 districts of the state for August 3.

  • 12:29 PM

    Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill Introduced In LS

    The Energy Conservation (Amendment) Bill, 2022 has been introduced in the Lok Sabha.

  • 12:05 PM

    ED Attaches Assets Worth Rs 415 Crore In Yes Bank- DHFL Case

    The ED has attached assets totalling Rs 415 crore in Yes Bank- DHFL Fraud case. Of the total, Rs 251 crore assets were of Sanjay Chhabria and Rs 164 crore of Avinash Bhosale. It issued two provisional attachment orders under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) against the duo. With this latest attachment, the total goes up to Rs 1,827 crore, it said. 

  • 11:51 AM

    Mayawati supports NDA's VP candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar

    Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Wednesday announced her party's support to NDA's vice presidential candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar.

  • 11:49 AM

    Lok Sabha Adjourned

    As soon as the House met, the Opposition members, including from the Congress, sought to raise certain issues and started shouting slogans. The Opposition members protested over the issue of GST on essential items, inflation and the actions of the Enforcement Directorate.

  • 11:32 AM

    Lok Sabha Adjourned Till Noon

    Lok Sabha adjourned till noon amid sloganeering by Opposition MPs over various issues.

  • 11:09 AM

    India's GST Model Most Complex: Tamil Nadu FM

    We sent a written submission that we opposed the hike... We have the most complex GST model among 140 countries with thousand of flaws. It operates with lack of meetings, GST council is a rubber stamp. It is anything but federalism, says Tamil Nadu Finance minster P Thiaga Rajan.

  • 10:42 AM

    Congress Gives Adjournment Motion Notice In LS

    Congress MP Kodikunnil Suresh has given an Adjournment Motion Notice in Lok Sabha to discuss raids conducted in National Herald office in Delhi by Enforcement Directorate.

  • 10:16 AM

    AAP Gives Another Zero Hour Notice In RS

    AAP MP Harbhajan Singh has given a zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha over attacks on gurdwaras and Sikhs in Afghanistan.

  • 10:01 AM

    Prez Murmu Hails Badminton Team For Winning Silver At CWG 2022

    Congratulations to the members of the Indian badminton  team for winning the silver medal in the Mixed Team Event Commonwealth Games. The skills, team work and  fighting spirit  displayed by them are remarkable. I convey my appreciation to all the players, tweets President Droupadi Murmu.

  • 09:58 AM

    Badminton Among Most Admired Sports In India: PM Modi

    Badminton is among the most admired sports in India. The Silver medal in the CWG will go a long way in making the game even more popular and ensuring more people pursue it in the times to come, tweets PM Modi.

  • 09:57 AM

    PM Modi Hails Badminton Team For Winning Silver At CWG 2022

    Congratulations to the Indian badminton team of PV Sindhu, Srikanth Kidambi, Lakshay Sen, Chirag Shetty, Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy, Treesa Jolly, Aakarshi Kashyap, Ashwini Ponnappa, and Gayatri Gopichand for winning the Silver medal in the Birmingham CWG. Proud of their accomplishment, tweets PM Modi.

  • 09:55 AM

    BJP MP Gives Zero Hour Notice In RS

    BJP Rajya Sabha MP Sushil Kumar Modi has given a zero hour notice to "curb the practice of freebies by political parties in the country".

  • 09:27 AM

    WATCH: Tiranga Bike Rally Begins In Delhi

    Tiranga Bike Rally for MPs being taken out from Red Fort. The rally will end at Vijay Chowk near the Parliament.

  • 09:26 AM

    In Pics: VP Naidu Flags Off Tiranga Bike Rally

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, along with Union Ministers Pralhad Joshi and Piyush Goyal, flagged off Tiranga Bike Rally for MPs from Red Fort. The rally will culminate at Vijay Chowk.

  • 09:25 AM

    AAP Gives Another Suspension Of Business Notice In RS

    AAP MP Sanjay Singh has given a suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha over "demolition of a temple in Gujarat's Navsari".

  • 09:25 AM

    AAP Gives Suspension Of Business Notice In RS

    AAP MP Raghav Chadha has given a suspension of business notice in Rajya Sabha to discuss the imposition of 12 per cent GST on 'Sarais' around Shri Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) Amritsar.

  • 09:25 AM

    Oppn To Corner Govt On Price Rise, Inflation

    Despite Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's assurance, it is expected that the opposition will continue to corner government on the issue of price rise in the Parliament. 

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