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National

Priyanka urges govt to provide all help to family of doctor who died of COVID-19

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday urged the government to provide all assistance to the family of a doctor, who died after contracting COVID-19 while working with Delhi''s National Health Mission.

 

'Crime virus' more active than coronavirus in UP: Mayawati

Lucknow: BSP chief Mayawati on Wednesday said "crime virus" spread by criminals is more active than coronavirus in Uttar Pradesh.

 

Bi-weekly lockdown in Bengal may affect its jute industry

The bi-weekly lockdown to be imposed in West Bengal in the wake of a rapid rise in COVID-19 cases in the state is likely to affect its jute industry, which was limping back to normalcy after being hit during the nationwide lockdown, industry sources said on Wednesday.

 

International

US lawmakers pass legislation urging China to de-escalate situation with India along LAC

Washington: The US House of Representatives has passed a bipartisan legislation, urging China to peacefully de-escalate the situation with India along the Line of Actual Control.

 

Trump campaign raises USD 20 million through virtual fundraiser

US President Donald Trump raised a whopping USD 20 million during his first ever virtual fundraiser, his campaign said.

 

Business

Rupee surges 15 paise to 74.59 against US dollar in early trade

Mumbai:The rupee appreciated 15 paise to 74.59 against the US dollar in opening trade on Wednesday tracking positive Asian currencies and improvement in investors' risk appetite.

 

3 companies buy high-speed frequencies in Dutch auction

A Dutch government auction of frequencies that can be used by mobile telecom companies to provide new, high-speed 5G communications raised 1.23 billion euros (USD 1.4 billion), the minister responsible for the sale said Tuesday.

 

Legal

HC raps govt for not allowing those aged above 65 on film sets

How can a physically fit person above 65 years of age be expected to live a dignified life if he is not allowed to go out and earn his livelihood, the Bombay High Court asked while pulling up the Maharashtra government for prohibiting those above that age on sets of film and TV shows.

 

Entertainment

'Pose' co-creator Steven Canals developing limited series on gay rights activism

A limited series on gay rights activism is in the works at FX with Steven Canals, the co-creator of multiple Emmy winning show "Pose", attached to write.

 

Gael Garcia Bernal joins M Night Shyamalan's next

Mexican star Gael Garcia Bernal has joined Indian-American filmmaker M Night Shyamalan''s thriller for Universal.

 

 

GK snap shot on 22 July 2020

 

1. 2021: International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

2. 2020: International Year of Plant Health

3. June 17 2020: World Crocodile Day

4. June 5 2020:  World day against speciesism

5. ICC postpones T20 World Cup due to COVID-19

6. South Korea Launched 1st Military communications Satellite, ANASIS-II by Falcon 9 Rocket

7. A Team of Researchers from Singapore Discovered a New Species, ‘Bathynomus raksasa’ in Indian Ocean

8. Consumer Protection Act, 2019 comes into force

9. Ramesh Babu Boddu Appointed as MD and CEO of Karur Vysya Bank

10. Rajasthan Cabinet Approved ‘One-Stop Shop’ Scheme to Fast-Track Investments

11. Haryana Cabinet approved ‘Samadhan se Vikas’ to Recover External Development Charges dues

12. “BlackRock” an Android malware steals data

13. Indian Navy hold PASSEX with US’s Nimitz carrier group in Indian Ocean Region

14. Union HRD Minister Launched MANODARPAN initiative to provide psychosocial support to students for their Mental Health and Well-being

15. Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Partners with UNICEF’s YuWaah to Mobilise 1 Crore Youth Volunteers to Achieve Goals of Atmanirbhar Bharat

16. Rajya Sabha Launches Employees Welfare Scheme in Arun Jaitley’s Name:  “Arun Jaitley Financial Assistance for Group C Employees”

17. CBDT signs MoU with CBIC for smooth bilateral data exchange


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