Day: August 22, 2021

Israel strikes Gaza after violent protests along border

JERUSALEM — Israel’s military bombed Palestinian militant weapons sites in the Gaza Strip early Sunday in response to a violent demonstration on the perimeter fence that left an Israeli police officer critically injured, the army said. Saturday’s violence erupted after hundreds of Palestinians took part in a demonstration […]

Haiti faces anger and despair a week after quake, fanning security fears

MARCELINE, Haiti, Aug 21 – Tensions in Haiti were rising on Saturday over a lack of aid to remote areas hardest hit by last week’s devastating earthquake that killed more than 2,000 people in the impoverished Caribbean country. Many Haitians whose homes and livelihoods were destroyed by the […]

Taliban impose some order around Kabul airport – witnesses

KABUL, Aug 22 – Afghanistan’s new Taliban rulers imposed some order around chaotic Kabul airport on Sunday, firing in the air and using batons to make sure people formed orderly queues outside the main gates and did not gather at the perimeter, witnesses said. There were no major […]

Indian Navy Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt Arrive at Guam to participate in Multilateral Maritime Ex Malabar

DELHI, AUGUST 22: Indian Naval Ships Shivalik and Kadmatt arrived at Guam, an Island Territory of the USA on 21 Aug 21 as part of their on-going deployment to nations in South East Asia and the Pacific Ocean. The two ships are scheduled to participate in the annual […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh to felicitate Service Olympians at Army Sports Institute, Pune

Key Highlights: Gold medalist Subedar Neeraj Chopra & other service personnel, who represented India at Tokyo Olympics, likely to be present Raksha Mantri to interact with budding sportsmen of ASI & troops Shri Rajnath Singh to visit Headquarters of Southern Command Chief of Army Staff & Southern Army Commander […]


DELHI, AUGUST 22: The President has been pleased to appoint Shri La. Ganesan, to be the Governor of Manipur with effect from the date he assumes charge of his office.

PM greets people on Raksha Bandhan

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan.  In a tweet, the Prime Minister said; “सभी देशवासियों को रक्षाबंधन के पावन पर्व पर ढेरों शुभकामनाएं।”


DELHI, AUGUST 22: 58.14 Cr. vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive 30,948 new cases in the last 24 hours Active cases account for 1.09% of total cases; lowest since March 2020 India’s Active caseload stands at 3,53,398; lowest in 152 days Recovery Rate […]

Mamata greets people on Raksha Bandhan

Kolkata, Aug 22:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday greeted people of the state on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan She described the occasion as a celebration of the special bond between brother and sister. Banerjee posted on her Twitter handle “My heartiest greetings to all […]

Kalyan Singh was symbol of faith for people: PM Modi

Lucknow, Aug 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Kalyan Singh was a valuable personality and a capable leader who became a symbol of faith for the common people. Modi was speaking to reporters after paying his last respects to the veteran […]

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