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  • United Nations Human Rights Council will hold a special session on Afghanistan on 24 August
  • The first EV charging point at a public parking lot in Mumbai was inaugurated yesterday.
  • Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami has reportedly issued an order to give Rs.1,000 each to every Anganwadi and ASHA worker in the state before Raksha Bandhan.
  • UP Madhyamik Shiksha Parishad opened improvement exams application window for Class 10 and 12. Exams are to be held from 18 September to 6 October 2021.
  • Bihar Panchayat Elections 2021 will be held in 11 phases, starting from 24th September.
  • Kerala Cabinet has reportedly decided to appoint former DGP Loknath Behera as MD of Kochi Metro Railway for three years.
  • Flipkart is said to have added four new fulfillment and sortation centres in Maharashtra to support local sellers and also cater to the growing demand.
  • Viacom18 has reportedly bagged TV and digital rights for Abu Dhabi T10 series which will premiere from 19 November 2021.

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India coronavirus news – India Covid-19 news updates

  • Kerala Health Minister Veena George has reportedly ordered to set up 744 beds for preparation towards the presumed third Covid-19 wave.
  • Night curfew has been withdrawn in Chandigarh. All restaurants/bars can now remain open from 8 am to 12 midnight with 50% capacity. Restriction of 50% capacity of passengers for public transport has also been withdrawn from the UT.

Covid cases in the last 24 hours in India

  • India reports 25,166 new cases: PIB
  • Active cases constitute 1.15% of total cases
  • Recovery Rate currently at 97.51%
  • 36,830 patients recovered
  • 55.47 crore vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive
  • Assam reports 741 new cases, 1,012 discharges
  • Jharkhand reports 15 fresh cases, 33 discharges
  • Karnataka reports 1298 new #COVID19 cases, 1833 discharges

Latest India weather report

  • Bihar CM Nitish Kumar said that water level of Ganga has reduced now but its impact can still be seen in nearby areas.:ANI

India weather forecast 18 August 2021:IMD

  • Heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls very likely at isolated places over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim
  • Heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Assam & Meghalaya, East MP, Chhattisgarh, Marathwada, Madhya Maharashtra, Telangana, and Coastal AP & Yanam and heavy rainfall at isolated places over West MP, Vidarbha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Gangetic WB, Odisha, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura, Konkan & Goa, and Gujarat Region.
  • Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over Uttarakhand, East Uttar Pradesh, East Rajasthan, Jharkhand, Sub-Himalayan WB & Sikkim, and Coastal Andhra & Yanam.
  • Strong winds are very likely over the Southwest and Westcentral Arabian Sea.
  • Squally weather over Westcentral & Northwest Bay of Bengal off south Odisha-north Andhra Pradesh coasts is likely.

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Today Sports News Headlines 18 August 2021

  • India won the highest ever 15 medals (8 Gold, 2 Silver, and 5 Bronze) at Youth World Archery Championship in Wroclaw (Poland) held from 9 to 15 August 2021.
  • Indian Paralympics contingent arrived at Delhi airport ahead of their departure for Tokyo 2020.
  • Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia said that the Delhi Government school in Adarsh Nagar will be renamed after Tokyo Olympic medalist Ravi Dahiya.
  • Amway India announced to have appointed Mirabai Chanu as brand ambassador for Amway and its Nutrilite range of products.
  • CM Naveen Patnaik said that Odisha will continue to sponsor Indian hockey teams for another 10 years.: ANI
  • Golfer Aditi Ashok got a spot in the Women’s British Open. She finished second in qualifiers yesterday.
  • England vs India: England head coach Chris Silverwood said that Ben Stokes will not be pushed into making a return from his mental health break to help his team level the five-match series against India.
  • India beat England by 151 runs, taking a 1-0 lead in the 5-match series.
  • Tammy Abraham has completed his move to Roma from Chelsea. He has joined former Blues boss Jose Mourinho. It is said to be a 40 million euros deal.

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Today Bollywood TV entertainment News Headlines 18 August 2021

  • Tamil TV actor and anchor Ananda Kannan, reportedly died due to cancer on 17 Aug at the age of 48.
  • Priyanka Chopra shared a video on her Instagram profile sharing that she has taken over as Chairperson of the Jio Mami Film Festival.

  • Akshay Kumar is remembering Ratlam ji galiyan while in London


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  • Amitabh Bachchan shared trailer of his upcoming movie Chehre on his Instagram. The movie is releasing in cinemas on 27 August.


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  • Kishwer Merchantt shared her maternity shoot video on her Instagram


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