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Appointment of state Governors
- Thawarchand Gehlot is appointed Governor of Karnataka
- Hari babu Kambhampati is appointed as Governor of Mizoram
- Mangubhai Chaganbhai Patel is appointed as Governor of Madhya Pradesh
- Rajendran Vishwanath Arlekar is appointed as Governor of Himachal Pradesh
- PS Sreedharan Pillai is transferred & appointed as Governor of Goa
- Satyadev Narayan Arya is transferred and appointed as Governor of Tripura
- Ramesh Bais is transferred as Governor of Jharkhand
- Bandaru Dattatreya appointed as Governor of Haryana
Delhi HC says Twitter is in defiance of the law for not appointing the grievance redressal officer as necessitated under new IT Rules
Delhi HC expresses displeasure over Twitter delaying the appointment of grievance redressal officer; Justice Rekha Palli asks, “How long does your (Twitter’s) process take? If Twitter thinks it can take as long as it wants in our country, I’ll not allow that.”
Sensex crosses 53,000 mark; Nifty hovers around 15,900
Sensex inches 55.46 pts higher to 52,935.46 in opening session; Nifty up 24.05 pts to 15,858.40
Kerala HC posts the bail petition of Swapna Suresh, prime accused in the Kerala Gold Smuggling case to 16th July
Court asks NIA to file a counter affidavit before 16th July.
SC rejects petitions seeking Rath Yatra permission in cities other than Puri
Supreme Court rejects petitions seeking direction to permit Rath Yatra in many other parts or cities of the Odisha, and not only in Puri Jagannath temple as allowed by Odisha Govt
SAT to hear matter on PNB Housing-Carlyle deal next week
- The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) will hear the case related to the PNB Housing Finance-Carlyle deal next Monday.
- The order in the matter was expected on July 5, however, it was adjourned for July 12.
- PNB Housing had filed an appeal before the SAT against the letter issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India last month, requesting it not to go ahead with the proposal until due diligence was done.
Indiscipline cannot be tolerated: Sanjay Raut
Indiscipline cannot be tolerated: Sanjay Raut, Shiv Sena after 12 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs were suspended from the Maharastra Assembly for alleged misbehaviour
Delhi High Court issues notice to the Centre and others on a fresh petition seeking legal recognition of same-sex marriage under the Foreign Marriage Act and Special Marriage Act
Plane with 29 people on board goes missing in Russia’s far east, reports Reuters
I-T Dept extends deadline for manual filing of forms related to foreign remittances till July 15
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu pays tributes to Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his birth anniversary, describes him as visionary statesman and devout patriot
More than 37.07 crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs
More than 37.07 crore vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far, and 23,80,000 doses are in the pipeline. More than 1.66 cr balance and unutilized vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs: Government of India
Drug regulator urges Pfizer to apply for vaccine launch
Indian drug regulator has urged Pfizer twice in writing to apply for emergency use authorization for its COVID vaccine so that application is processed well in time but Pfizer has not applied for the license yet
- Total cases: 3,06,19,932
- Total recoveries: 2,97,52,294
- Active cases: 4,64,357
- Death toll: 4,03,281
- Total Vaccination: 35,75,53,612
Thane | Fire breaks out in four shops at Prabhat Talkies, Thane Railway Station Road; no casualty reported
As per new excise policy of Delhi, bars in hotels, restaurants & clubs are allowed to operate till 3 am except for those licensees which have been given license to operate round the clock service of liquor
IAF starts acquiring 10 counter unmanned aircraft systems
Indian Air Force has initiated process of acquiring 10 counter unmanned aircraft systems. As per Request for Information for the project, main weapon of Made in India anti-drone system should be Laser-based Directed Energy Weapon. IAF to deploy these systems at different airbases
India reports 34,703 new cases in the last 24 hours; lowest in 111 days
Active cases decline to 4,64,357. The recovery rate rises to 97.17%
Leaders of BJP, Congress, CPI, CPI (Marxist), BSP, National Conference, Panthers Party, J&K People’s Conference & J&K Apni Party to meet Delimitation Commission in Srinagar today; no meeting with PDP leaders scheduled
Bars & restaurants in Goa reopen with 50% capacity after nearly 2 months
#COVID19: Bar & restaurants in Goa reopened with 50% seating capacity yesterday after nearly 2 months "It's a good… https://t.co/9kxh9eU4xl
— ANI (@ANI) 1625539494000
MeitY & Ministry of I&B summoned by Parliamentary Standing Committee today
Officials of MeitY & Ministry of I&B summoned by Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT today to gather evidence on ‘safeguarding citizens’ rights & prevention of misuse of social/online news media platforms including special emphasis on women security in the digital space’
Parliamentary Standing Committee on IT to review the funtioning of Central Board of Film Certification today, in context of Draft Cinematograph (Amendment) Bill 2021
Japan searches for 24 unaccounted for in mudslide; 4 dead
Rescue workers dug through sludge and debris Monday looking for more than 20 people who may be trapped after a torrent of mud, trees and rocks ripped with a roar through a Japanese seaside resort town, killing at least four people.
“I bow to Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his Jayanti. His lofty ideals motivate millions across our nation,” tweets PM Narendra Modi
Central Railway will run 72 special trains between Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus/Panvel and Sawantwadi Road/Ratnagiri to clear the extra rush of passengers during Ganpati Festival 2021: Central Railway
Punjab’s excise dept engages IIT-Ropar to audit liquor manufacturing units
The excise department has collaborated with an independent agency — the Indian Institute of Technology, Ropar — to review and audit the working systems of liquor manufacturing units, which include 16 distilleries, four breweries and 25 bottling plants, a spokesperson of the department.
US forces shoot down armed drone over Iraq embassy
US forces shot down an armed drone above their embassy in Baghdad on Monday night, Iraqi security officials said, hours after a rocket attack on a base housing US soldiers in the west of the country.
Sputnik V vaccine administered for the first time in Ahmedabad
Gujarat | Sputnik V vaccine administered for the first time at a vaccination centre in Ahmedabad "It has been a lo… https://t.co/fqD0vttIib
— ANI (@ANI) 1625523165000
Germany relaxes curbs on travellers from UK and India
- Germany’s health agency said on Monday it would lift a ban on most travellers from the UK, India and three other countries hit by the Delta variant of Covid-19.
- The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) said India, Nepal, Russia, Portugal and the UK, currently listed as so-called virus variant countries, would be reclassified from Wednesday as “high-incidence areas”.
J-K exports first consignment of Mishri Cherry to Dubai
Jammu and Kashmir Govt launched export of Mishri Cherry from Srinagar to Dubai for the first time in history of the Union Territory, it says
Earthquake tremors felt in Delhi-NCR
Earthquake of Magnitude 3.7 hit 10-km north of Jhajjar, Haryana at 10:36 pm: National Center for Seismology