GOP senators call for second Chipman hearing over undisclosed Chinese state TV hit, racism allegations

GOP senators call for second Chipman hearing over undisclosed Chinese state TV hit, racism allegations

FIRST ON FOX: The GOP lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee are demanding a second hearing for President Biden’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) nominee due to new controversies that have come to light, including a previously undisclosed appearance on a Chinese propaganda media station and allegations of racism. Biden’s ATF nominee … Read more

Centre Proposes Steep Hike In Compensation In Hit And Run Road Accidents

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There were 4,49,002 road accidents in India in 2019, as per official data. (Representational) New Delhi: The government has proposed a steep hike in compensation amount to Rs 2 lakh from Rs 25,000 for the families of individuals who are killed in hit and run road accidents. In case of a person sustaining grievous injuries … Read more

Govt Proposes Hiking Compensation for Hit and Run Road Deaths to Rs 2 Lakh

The government has proposed a steep hike in compensation amount to Rs 2 lakh from Rs 25,000 for the families of individuals who are killed in hit and run road accidents. In case of a person sustaining grievous injuries due to such an accident, the compensation amount will be Rs 50,000. The road transport and … Read more

Thousands Displaced, Several Missing in MP Floods; Shivpuri, Sheopur Worst Hit

Thousands Displaced, Several Missing in MP Floods; Shivpuri, Sheopur Worst Hit

Torrential rains have triggered massive floods in Gwalior-Chambal region of Madhya Pradesh with Shivpuri and Sheopur being the worst affected districts, leaving seven dead, 25 others missing and hundreds stranded. Datia, Guna, Ashonknagar are among other districts badly impacted by the floods. In the wee hours on Wednesday, two men—Hemant Shivhare and Monu Rathore—drowned in … Read more

Japan Warns Of Unprecedented Covid Spread As Cases Hit Record Amid Tokyo Olympics

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Coronavirus: Tokyo, Japan’s capital city, reported 4,166 new COVID-19 cases. (File) Tokyo: Japan warned on Wednesday that coronavirus infections were surging at an unprecedented pace as new cases hit a record high in Tokyo, overshadowing the Olympics and adding to doubts over the government’s handling of the pandemic. The Delta variant was leading to a … Read more

MP Floods: Over 1,200 Villages Hit; Nearly 6,000 People Rescued, 1,950 Still Stranded

MP Floods: Over 1,200 Villages Hit; Nearly 6,000 People Rescued, 1,950 Still Stranded

The flood situation was “grim” in north Madhya Pradesh where over 1,200 villages were affected by the deluge following heavy rains and 5,950 people were shifted to safer places with the help of the Army, NDRF, BSF and state agencies, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Wednesday. He said 1,950 people were still stranded … Read more

UP First State to Clock 5 Cr Total Vaccinations, to Hit Record of 25 Lakh Doses in a Day

Potent Immune Response, Supply Shortage Have Pushed These Countries to Allow Mix and Match of Covid Vaccines

Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday became the first state in the country to cross a total of five crore Covid-19 vaccinations and also broke the record held by Madhya Pradesh of the most vaccinations in a single day. As part of a special drive, Uttar Pradesh has done nearly 24 lakh vaccinations as on 7 pm … Read more

MP Rains: 1,171 Villages Hit by Floods; 3 People Stranded Atop Tree, 5 Others Rescued

Heavy Rain Expected in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh on July 25-26: IMD

Three people stranded on a tree for about 24 hours and five others were rescued from flood-hit Shivpuri district in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday following “unprecedented heavy rains”, officials said, adding that 1,171 villages in the Gwalior-Chambal region were affected by the monsoon fury. The Army has been called in for rescue operations in Shivpuri, … Read more

Sensex, Nifty hit record closing highs: Five factors behind the surge – Times of India

Sensex, Nifty hit record closing highs: Five factors behind the surge - Times of India

Titan, HDFC, Nestle India, IndusInd Bank, Ultra Cemco and SBI were the top gainers in sensex pack. (Representative image) NEW DELHI: Equity indices soared to record highs on Tuesday with the benchmark BSE sensex jumping over 850 points led by gains in IT, consumer and financial stocks. Rallying for the second straight session, the 30-share … Read more

At $35.2 billion, exports hit record high in July – Times of India

At $35.2 billion, exports hit record high in July - Times of India

NEW DELHI: India’s monthly exports hit a high of $35.2 billion in July as higher oil prices and improved demand for gems and jewellery and textiles helped boost shipments from the country. But the trade deficit widened to $11.2 billion in July, the highest since April, as imports shot up to $46.4 billion, which is … Read more

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