Monthly Archive: August 2020

How Army foiled PLA’s bid to change status quo

How Army foiled PLA’s bid to change status quo

In further escalation in the ongoing military confrontation in eastern Ladakh since early-May, fresh clashes erupted between Indian and Chinese troops on the southern bank of Pangong Tso during the intervening night of Saturday...

SC imposes Re 1 fine on Bhushan for contempt

SC imposes Re 1 fine on Bhushan for contempt

The tempest over whether Prashant Bhushan should be punished for bringing the Supreme Court into contempt with his comments ended unspectacularly on Monday, with the court handing down the activist-advocate the easy option of...

Live: Over 28 lakh people have recovered from Covid

Live: Over 28 lakh people have recovered from Covid

On Monday, India recorded the lowest jump in cases in a week, with 65,968 fresh infections reported in the country. The day’s death toll, at 824, was the lowest for a single day since...

Central teams to 4 states where Covid cases have surged

Central teams to 4 states where Covid cases have surged

The health ministry will deploy central teams in four states — Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Odisha — after a sudden surge in Covid-19 cases in these states, with some reporting more number of...

Wettest Aug in 32 yrs, 27% surplus rainfall in India

Wettest Aug in 32 yrs, 27% surplus rainfall in India

India experienced its wettest month of August in 32 years, with 27% higher than normal rainfall across the country as a whole, and as much as 61% above normal rains in central India. The...