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Nitish Kumar’s new cabinet expansion today

  • After forming alliance with RJD and other opposition parties, Nitish Kumar’s new government will expand its cabinet today. RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav was sworn in as the Deputy Chief Minister of the state. 30 new ministers are likely to be inducted in the new cabinet today.

Railways launch online transfer module for employees

  • On 15th August, the Railway Board launched an online platform ‘Transfer Module of HRMS’ for easy and transparent transfers of railway employees. Railway employees can log in on the platform and submit their application for transfer which will be visible to all ensuring transparency.

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Centre orders audit of National Highway in Gujarat

  • The road transport ministry has set up an audit team for assessing quality of a national highway in Gujarat. The 6 lane highway passes through Ahmedabad, Sabarkantha, and Aravalli. The Shamlaji to Mota-Chiloda section of the highway is under investigation and the centre has ordered NHAI to not make any payments to the contractor until the investigation is over.

Experimental drone-based healthcare launched in Arunachal Pradesh

  • An experimental trial for using drones to provide healthcare services and supplies in Seppa, Arunachal Pradesh was launched on 15th August. The drone network will be able to supply healthcare supplies 8 times faster than road transport.

Punjab gets 75 ‘Aam Aadmi Clinics’ on Independence Day

  • Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann celebrated 75 years of Independence by dedicating 75 ‘Aam Aadmi Clinics’ to the people of Punjab. After hoisting the flag, he inaugurated one of the clinics saying that the party fulfilled its promise to the state.

PM Modi gives ‘Jai Anusandhan’ slogan to the country

  • Recalling the popular slogan ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’ by former PM Lal Bahadur Shastri, and ‘Jai Vigyan’ given by former PM Atal Bihar Vajpayee, PM Modi called for ‘Jai Anusandhan’ on the 76th Independence Day. He said that innovation is a necessity as we move forward in various fields during his Independence Day speech.

PM Modi calls for unity and development for the country

  • During his Independence Day speech, PM Modi urged people to stand united and respect all languages and cultures. He asked the youth of the country to dedicate next 25 years of their lives to the country’s development. He also said that corruption and nepotism must be eliminated for country’s better future. He also encouraged innovation, digitalization, and start-ups. He gave ‘Panchpran’, 5 guidelines that every citizen must follow.

Global leaders reach out to PM Modi to convey their Independence Day wishes

US President Joe Biden writes letters to President Murmu and PM Modi

  • On the occasion of India’s Independence Day, US President Joe Biden wrote two letters addressing President Draupadi Murmu and PM Narendra Modi. The letters were delivered to Taranjit Singh, India’s ambassador to the US.

Tricolour gets unfurled in space

  • India’s National Flag, the Tricolour was unfurled in space to mark India’s 76th Independence Day. Space Kidz India had sent the Tricolour to space on a balloon.

Over 5 crore selfies uploaded on ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ website

  • PM Modi launched the ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign urging people to hoist the National Flag at their homes to celebrate the 76th Independence Day. As a part of the campaign, the culture ministry informed that more than 5 crore selfies with the flag were uploaded on the campaign’s website.

President and Prime Minister pay tribute Atal Bihar Vajpayee on his death anniversary

  • President Draupadi Murmu, Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his 4th death anniversary. A prayer meeting was also organized and was attended by several other ministers.

International News

  • US Air Force Secretary said that Indian Defence attache will now have unescorted access to the US Pentagon. He said that the move is in accordance with the trust and cooperation which both countries share.
  • US and South Korea will participate in the biggest military drill from 22nd August to 1st September.
  • US President Joe Biden will sign his climate and healthcare bill today.
  • Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will be visiting the UK and Germany in September to attend charity events.

Technology News

  • Ola has launched its S1 electric scooter in India at the price of Rs. 99,999.
  • Noise ColorFit Ultra 2 Buzz to be launched on 17th August at the price of Rs. 6,999.


  • Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) has released admit cards for TN Police Sub Inspector physical tests 2022. Registered candidates can download the card from the official site,
  • IIT Mandi announced recruitment for Registrar and Non- Teaching posts. Interested candidates can apply through the official site, until 27th August, 2022.
  • Chandigarh University set a new Guinness World Record for waving the national flag by creating the largest human chain on the occasion of 75th Independence Day.

India covid news – Covid in India – Covid-19 India cases

  • Serum Institute of India’s Adar Poonawalla has said that they might launch omicron vaccine in coming 6 months.

Covid cases in India in the last 24 hours

  • 8,813 new COVID cases recorded in the last 24 hours in India.

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India Weather Forecast Today

  • Fairly widespread to moderate rainfall likely in various parts of the country.

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  • FIFA has suspended All India Football Federation (AIFF) due to ‘under influence from 3rd parties. The suspension has led to country’s right for hosting the Under-17 Women’s World Cup scheduled in October.
  • Sultan Azlan Shah Cup will be hosted by Malaysia in November after 2 years. India has officially received the invitation to play in the hockey tournament.

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