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31 Ministers To Join Nitish Kumar's Cabinet, Most From Lalu Yadav's Party

31 Ministers To Join Nitish Kumar's Cabinet, Most From Lalu Yadav's Party

Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Aditi Gautam | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Patna

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will expand his two-member cabinet today, with the biggest chunk of seats going to alliance partner Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), sources have said.

Punjab Police Recover Weapons From Arrested Pakistan ISI-Backed Terrorists

Punjab Police Recover Weapons From Arrested Pakistan ISI-Backed Terrorists

Asian News International | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Mohali

The weapons recovered from Pakistan ISI-backed terrorists are lethal and usually used by Pakistan Army, Punjab Police said.

Rajasthan Congress MLA Quits Over Dalit Boy's Death In Alleged Caste Crime

Rajasthan Congress MLA Quits Over Dalit Boy's Death In Alleged Caste Crime

Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Jaipur

Miffed over cases of alleged atrocities on Dalits, Congress MLA Pana Chand Meghwal on Monday sent his resignation to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, saying he does not have the right to stay as an MLA if he cannot protect the rights of his community.

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Reports 14,917 New Cases, 32 Deaths In 24 Hours

Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India Reports 14,917 New Cases, 32 Deaths In 24 Hours

NDTV News Desk | Tuesday August 16, 2022, New Delhi

India reported a total of 14,917 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours with its active caseload standing at 1,17,508, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare informed.

Watch: Siachen Warriors Celebrate Independence Day At World's Highest Battlefield

Watch: Siachen Warriors Celebrate Independence Day At World's Highest Battlefield

Asian News International | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Leh

As India celebrated its 76th Independence Day, the Indian Army troops celebrated the day at the world's highest battlefield at the Siachen glacier.

At Least 3 Killed In Elephant Attack In Assam

At Least 3 Killed In Elephant Attack In Assam

Asian News International | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Goalpara, Assam

At least three people including a child were killed in a wild elephant attack in Assam's Goalpara district along the Assam-Meghalaya border.

Doctor Dies Of Electrocution While Hoisting Flag In Jammu & Kashmir

Doctor Dies Of Electrocution While Hoisting Flag In Jammu & Kashmir

Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Kathua

A doctor on Monday died due to electric shock while hoisting a national flag on the roof-top of a hospital in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, officials said.

138 Judicial Appointments So Far In 2022: Law Ministry

138 Judicial Appointments So Far In 2022: Law Ministry

Asian News International | Tuesday August 16, 2022, New Delhi

The Government of India has created a record by making 138 appointments so far this year thus surpassing its earlier record of 126 High Court appointments in 2016.

Retired Cop Among 4 Killed As Truck Rams Into House In UP: Police

Retired Cop Among 4 Killed As Truck Rams Into House In UP: Police

Asian News International | Tuesday August 16, 2022, Mainpuri, Uttar Pradesh

As many as four people died including a retired sub-inspector and five others were injured on Monday after a truck rammed into a house in Mainpuri district of Uttar Pradesh, said police.

India Has Shown The Power Of Policies:  PM Modi On Independence Day

India Has Shown The Power Of Policies: PM Modi On Independence Day

Press Trust of India | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hit out at the "holier than thou" problem prevailing in the world that is creating tensions and asserted that it is India that has given the mantra of 'the world is one family'.

Women's Power Will Fulfil Dreams Of The Nation: PM Modi

Women's Power Will Fulfil Dreams Of The Nation: PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged people to pledge not to do anything that lowers the dignity of women, saying a mentality to insult them in speech and conduct has crept in.

Case Filed Against Bouncers For Thrashing Army Man In Gurugram

Case Filed Against Bouncers For Thrashing Army Man In Gurugram

Press Trust of India | Monday August 15, 2022, Gurugram

An army man and his two brothers were allegedly thrashed by four bouncers of a club in Sector 29 here, police said on Monday.

AAP's Raghav Chadha's Special Video Message On Independence Day

AAP's Raghav Chadha's Special Video Message On Independence Day

NDTV News Desk | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party's Raghav Chadha today underlined that the 75th Independence Day is the day to remember the sacrifices of the freedom fighters and reaffirm our pledge to give shape to the India that they fought for.

Broke Previous Records By Administering 200 Crore Vaccine Doses: PM Modi

Broke Previous Records By Administering 200 Crore Vaccine Doses: PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Monday August 15, 2022, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lauded citizens for coming together in the fight against COVID-19, and said India has administered a record 200 crore vaccine doses in a time-bound manner.

Need To Build Capacities For Economic Growth: Nagaland Chief Minister

Need To Build Capacities For Economic Growth: Nagaland Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Monday August 15, 2022, Kohima

Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio on Monday said the state needs to attract investments across sectors to grow much faster and create more employment opportunities for youths.