Morning Digest | Heartbreak for India in CWG girls’s hockey; Jagdeep Dhankhar has the sting in Vice-President election to be held right now, and extra


Bajrang, Sakshi, Deepak make it a gold rush

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 power to throw his opponent off stability. Pushing the Canadian outdoors the boundaries of the mat, Bajrang led 4-0 on the break.

Vice-President election | Jagdeep Dhankhar has the sting

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, looking for their votes.  

Mamata meets Modi, seeks intervention on launch of funds resulting from West Bengal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and sought his intervention on launch of funds because of the State. The assembly between the 2 leaders went on for nearly 40 minutes during 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.

Commonwealth Video games 2022 | Indians in motion on August 6, 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 Valley sees partial shutdown

Kashmir witnessed a road protest by the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) and a partial spontaneous shutdown in Srinagar, because the revocation of J&Okay’s particular standing accomplished three years on Friday. Alternatively, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha participated in a number of occasions to advertise completely different initiatives. PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti and her supporters held a protest march from the celebration’s Srinagar workplace however have been stopped from heading in the direction of the industrial hub Lal Chowk.

Monkeypox taskforce recommends sprucing up analysis infrastructure for creating indigenous vaccine

With at the least eight instances of the monkeypox virus reported out of India, a job power of the consultants constituted by the Centre has laid out plans to fund analysis in creating the crucial infrastructure wanted for making ready an indigenous vaccine. Growing a devoted vaccine, consultants instructed The Hindu, would take properly over a yr as a result of there have been a number of gaps in determining what vaccine method could be superb.

Reasonably priced and accessible healthcare to all is our goal: Well being Minister

Healthcare which is inexpensive and simply accessible to all is the goal of all programmes that we’re bringing in, stated Well being Minister Mansukh Mandaviya, on Friday, in Rajya Sabha. He stated 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 yr.

Heartbreak for India in CWG girls’s hockey, lose to Australia in shoot-out in semis

It was a heartbreak for the Indian girls’s hockey workforce because it misplaced 0-3 within the shoot-out to four-time champions Australia after each the groups have 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 purpose within the match, defended in numbers to maintain their slate clear.

India, China maintain ground-level talks to keep away from airspace violations alongside LAC

India and China mentioned methods to raised 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 Drive consultant to debate and set up understanding of airspace points and comply with the established agreements,” an official supply confirmed.

Partha Chatterjee, aide remanded in judicial custody until August 18

A courtroom 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 Faculty Service Fee recruitment rip-off. The Enforcement Directorate had arrested them on July 23, they usually have been within the custody of the company since then. The courtroom, whereas rejecting the bail plea of the accused, allowed the ED’s prayer to query them whereas they are going to stay in a correctional dwelling until August 18.

Indian Military conducts Train Skylight to check resilience of its satellite tv for pc communications

To check the operational readiness of satellite tv for pc techniques 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 stated.

Israeli strikes on Gaza kill 10, together with senior militant

Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes in Gaza on Friday, killing at the least 10 individuals, together with a senior militant, and wounding dozens, in line with Palestinian officers. Israel stated it was focusing on the Islamic Jihad militant group in response to an “imminent menace” following the arrest of one other senior militant within the occupied West Financial institution earlier this week.

Self-rule essentially the most related answer: Mehbooba Mufti

As Jammu and Kashmir completes three years with out constitutional particular standing publish August 5, 2019, former Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP) president  Mehbooba Muftisees the Kashmir downside slipping into extra sophisticated realities, with the scenario getting grimmer and its answer removed from sight. 

Taiwan tensions: How severe might the U.S.-China standoff get?

On this episode of Worldview, we look at 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 plenty of civil society representatives within the island.

Schiller Institute calls for brand spanking new Bretton Woods to finish warfare, financial disaster

The worldwide suppose tank, Schiller Institute, that just lately hit the headlines for organising a world 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, stated Mrs. Helga LaRouche, who began the institute in 1984. In a telephonic interview with The Hindu, Mrs. LaRouche stated her late husband served as an American soldier within the China-India-Myanmar theatre through the World Struggle II, and that his concepts towards British imperialism have been formed at the moment and thru interactions with a protracted line of Indian leaders that included Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.