• Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the nation on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day said, “Three potential vaccines are in testing stages in India. 
  • While addressing the nation on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day, PM Narendra Modi said, “I agree that there are lakhs of challenges for Atmanirbhar Bharat. 
  • While addressing the nation on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day, PM Narendra Modi said, “I agree that there are lakhs of challenges for Atmanirbhar Bharat. 
  • Due to Covid-19, there is a crisis on jobs at the slow pace of the economy. Meanwhile, a BTech student received an offer letter of Rs 1.54 crore in the campus placement-2020 of Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology (IIIT Delhi).
  • The Economic Offenses Wing (EOW) has arrested Vijay Gupta (67), the owner of M / s Green Bay Infrastructure Pvt Ltd, for fraudulently cheating investors of Rs 5 crore. The accused Vijay Gupta has been arrested from Shanti Niketan area of ​​New Delhi.
  • 40-year-old AIIMS doctor was found hanging from the ceiling of his rented accommodation in south Delhi’s Hauz Khas area police said.
  • Faridabad: State Education Minister Kanwar Pal Gurjar has said that the state government is making every effort to improve school education. Education is being modernized in temples by providing adequate resources.
  • The number of coronavirus cases in India has reached 25,26,192 as 65,002 people tested positive in the last 24 hours, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
  • In Haryana, 11 more patients died of corona. While 798 new cases have come out. The total number of infected patients in the state has increased to 43227. While the death toll has reached 500. A sample report of 5762 suspected patients is awaited. So the condition of 135 patients remains critical.
  •  In Jammu and Kashmir 94 awardees, 12 have been awarded with President’s Police medal for meritorious services, one officer has been awarded with President’s Police medal for distinguished service and 81 officers and jawans have been awarded with Police medal for Gallantry.
  • The Jammu and Kashmir government has reduced the syllabus of class 10th to class 12th students to 70 percent for their upcoming annual examinations.
  • The death toll of COVID19 in J&K reached 524 with nine more people losing life due to the viral illness. All deaths were reported from the Kashmir division, where the death toll has reached 485.
  • Mata Vaishno Devi Yatra to start from August 16; only 2,000 pilgrims allowed per day
  • A Hyderabad hospital charged a 52-year-old COVID-19 patient ₹3.32 lakh for 12 days c treatment out of which ₹96,000 was charged for PPE kits.
  • National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday questioned two Delhi University (DU) professors, PK Vijayan from Hindu College and Rakesh Ranjan from Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), in connection with the Elgar Parishad case. “


  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has said the country has to be vigilant and decline any offer of foreign aid to battle flooding to keep coronavirus at bay.
  • The World Health Organization has said that the COVID-19 vaccine approved by Russia this week is not among the nine that it considers in the advanced stages of testing. 
  • The World Health Organization said on Thursday it saw no evidence of coronavirus being spread by food or packaging and urged people not to be afraid of the virus entering the food chain
  • Sending a special message to India on Friday on the eve of 74th Independence Day, Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison wrote that the friendship between India and Australia was “founded on bharosa (trust) and samman (respect)”. 
  • Stating that India expresses solidarity with the people of Lebanon following the Beirut explosion, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Friday said, “58 MT of emergency humanitarian aid, including crucial medical and food supplies, is on its way to Beirut in IAF C17 aircraft.
  • US President Donald Trump’s younger brother Robert Trump is hospitalised in New York, the White House confirmed on Friday. “I have a wonderful brother. 
  • US Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden has raised $48 million (over ₹359 crore) in the 48 hours since he named Indian-origin Kamala Harris as Democratic vice presidential nominee.
  • YouTube announced that it’ll remove videos that encourage others to interfere with the election process in the US. 
  • Iran has said that the Israel-UAE peace deal is an act of “strategic stupidity” which will “undoubtedly strengthen resistance axis in the region”.
  • The Iranian Navy boarded and held a Liberian-flagged oil tanker, MT Wila, for some five hours near the Strait of Hormuz on Wednesday, a US military official said. 
  • Lebanon Parliament on Thursday approved a state of emergency in the capital Beirut after last week’s blast, granting the military power to declare curfews, prevent public gatherings and censor media. 


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