Tokyo 2020 bronze medallist Bajrang Punia — spurred on by cries of “Bharat Mata ki jai” from a boisterous crowd — crushed Canada’s Lachlan McNeil 9-2 and defended his Commonwealth Video games wrestling gold within the males’s freestyle 65kg class on the Coventry Enviornment on Friday. Lachlan was placed on the passivity clock and Bajrang effected a two-point takedown whereas utilizing explosive energy to throw his opponent off steadiness. Pushing the Canadian outdoors the bounds of the mat, Bajrang led 4-0 on the break.
Members of each the Homes of Parliament will elect the subsequent Vice-President on Saturday. All preparations for the voting are over in Parliament Home. Ruling Nationwide Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Jagdeep Dhankhar and the Opposition’s candidate Margaret Alva have reached out to all Members of Parliament, searching for their votes.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and sought his intervention on launch of funds as a result of State. The assembly between the 2 leaders went on for nearly 40 minutes by which the Chief Minister shared a letter addressed to the Prime Minister on funds due from the Authorities of India, to West Bengal until July 31, 2022.
Courtesy spectacular exhibiting by the wrestlers, India moved to fifth place within the medal tally with a complete of 26 medals, together with 9 gold, 8 silver and 9 bronze medals. Right here is the listing of occasions which can witness Indians in motion on August 6 — the ninth day of the Commonwealth Video games
Kashmir witnessed a avenue protest by the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) and a partial spontaneous shutdown in Srinagar, because the revocation of J&Ok’s particular standing accomplished three years on Friday. However, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha participated in a number of occasions to advertise totally different initiatives. PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and her supporters held a protest march from the celebration’s Srinagar workplace however had been stopped from heading in the direction of the business hub Lal Chowk.
With not less than eight instances of the monkeypox virus reported out of India, a process power of the consultants constituted by the Centre has laid out plans to fund analysis in growing the vital infrastructure wanted for making ready an indigenous vaccine. Growing a devoted vaccine, consultants instructed The Hindu, would take properly over a 12 months as a result of there have been a number of gaps in determining what vaccine strategy could be excellent.
Healthcare which is inexpensive and simply accessible to all is the intention of all programmes that we’re bringing in, mentioned Well being Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, on Friday, in Rajya Sabha. He mentioned that the federal government has arrange 1.22 lakh Ayushman Bharat Well being and Wellness Centres, and can obtain the goal of 1.5 lakh such centres by the tip of this 12 months.
It was a heartbreak for the Indian ladies’s hockey staff because it misplaced 0-3 within the shoot-out to four-time champions Australia after each the groups had been tied 1-1 on the finish of regulation time within the semifinal of the Commonwealth Video games on Friday. Australia took the lead within the tenth minute via Rebecca Greiner earlier than Vandana Katariya equalised for India within the forty ninth minute. The Indians, who’re but to concede a aim within the event, defended in numbers to maintain their slate clear.
India and China mentioned methods to higher set up understanding to handle airspace and keep away from airspace violations alongside the Line of Precise Management (LAC). This was mentioned through the routine Confidence Constructing Measures (CBM) talks on the bottom in jap Ladakh held earlier this week. “On the routine CBM talks on Tuesday, there was an Air Pressure consultant to debate and set up understanding of airspace points and comply with the established agreements,” an official supply confirmed.
A court docket in Kolkata on Friday remanded former Trinamool Congress chief Partha Chatterjee and his aide, Aprita Mukherjee, in judicial custody until August 18 in reference to the College Service Fee recruitment rip-off. The Enforcement Directorate had arrested them on July 23, and so they have been within the custody of the company since then. The court docket, whereas rejecting the bail plea of the accused, allowed the ED’s prayer to query them whereas they’ll stay in a correctional house until August 18.
To check the operational readiness of satellite tv for pc methods and personnel manning them, the Indian Military final week carried out Train Skylight validating and showcasing the resilience of its communication capabilities in case terrestrial connectivity is disrupted in future conflicts, officers within the safety institution mentioned.
Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes in Gaza on Friday, killing not less than 10 folks, together with a senior militant, and wounding dozens, in response to Palestinian officers. Israel mentioned it was focusing on the Islamic Jihad militant group in response to an “imminent risk” following the arrest of one other senior militant within the occupied West Financial institution earlier this week.
As Jammu and Kashmir completes three years with out constitutional particular standing put up August 5, 2019, former Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Social gathering (PDP) president Mehbooba Muftisees the Kashmir downside slipping into extra sophisticated realities, with the state of affairs getting grimmer and its answer removed from sight.
On this episode of Worldview, we study the aftermath of US Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s go to to Taiwan and what India’s response needs to be. The previous week noticed a dramatic scale up in tensions within the Taiwan Strait- after US Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi went forward with the go to of the congressional delegation to Taipei- to satisfy the management and lots of civil society representatives within the island.
The worldwide assume tank, Schiller Institute, that lately hit the headlines for organising a global convention on the Ukraine warfare and the financial disaster, was formed by the concepts of the late American economist Lyndon LaRouche who witnessed the communal carnage in 1946 in Kolkata, mentioned Mrs. Helga LaRouche, who began the institute in 1984. In a telephonic interview with The Hindu, Mrs. LaRouche mentioned her late husband served as an American soldier within the China-India-Myanmar theatre through the World Warfare II, and that his concepts in opposition to British imperialism had been formed at the moment and thru interactions with a protracted line of Indian leaders that included Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.