Daily News Bits-17.08.2021(Covid-19 vaccine booster authorisation was submitted by Pfizer-BioNTech)

Daily News Bits-17.08.2021

Daily News


  • Earthquake of magnitude 4.5 push Afghanistan’s Fayzabad
  • Travel advisory was eased by US for India to second-lowest level
  • Due to Haiti earthquake Death rises to 1,419, injured now at 6,000
  • Top doctor says that the US may see 200k Covid cases daily soon.
  • Report says that the Taliban shooting civilians trying to enter Kabul airport.
  • Initial data for Covid-19 vaccine booster authorisation was submitted by Pfizer-BioNTech.
  • Virus-free New Zealand was investigating the  new community Covid-19 case
  •  US government over SpaceX lunar lander contract was requested by Blue Origin.


  • Second batch of diplomats were evacuated from India, officials from Afghanistan
  • External affairs minister S Jaishankar will meet UN secretary general and UN Security Council members later this day to evolve a broader consensus on Afghanistan after the Taliban seized the country.
  • To set up medical college, super-speciality hospital was proposed by JNU.


Daily News

  • In India The WhatsApp users in will now be able to add payments background while sending money to their friends from the app.
  • Today Asus ROG Phone 5s, ROG Phone 5s Pro with Snapdragon 888 Plus launched, prices start at  Rs 80,000
  • In India Moto Edge 20, Moto Edge 20 Fusion launched.
  • Mi Mix 4 loses anti-loss mode, technology did not get approval for mobile phones, says Xiomi.
  • It Founded Unauthorised Access to Data, No Customer Information Compromised says T-Mobile


Daily News

  • If review plea is rejected by Supreme Court, Vodafone Idea to file curative petition
  •  ‘e-Emergency X-Misc Visa’ to fast-track visa applications for India announced by MHA
  • Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade  says that the Company needs to return PLI scheme benefits with interest for midway exit.
  • Stock Market Updates says that the Sensex comes  down 100 points, Nifty slips below 16,550; banking stocks drag
  • After opening lower; pharma, tech stocks rise Sensex and Nifty flat.
  • Today Gold, silver prices states that the Yellow metal witnesses jump, silver drops on Multi Commodity Exchange. 
  • For over a month,State-run oil companies have kept fuel rates steady.
  • In Real estate recovering from Covid shock across NCR Over 18,000 residential, commercial units to be delivered.


  • Universities brace for UG admission rush amid high pass percentages and marks in board exams
  • For classes 9 to 12 Schools in Uttar Pradesh reopen for students.
  • Admission process for MTech, MSc courses begins at Digital University Kerala.
  • Today First merit list to be released tomorrow today and Mumbai University UG admissions 2021 opens.
  • New centre for data science and artificial intelligence was launched by IIM-Ahmedabad.
  • In central universities Registration process begins for UG, PG admissions
  • Students from Afghanistan to return to campus allowed by IIT-Bombay
  • For classes 10 and 12 Uttarakhand government to provide free tablets.


Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.

                                       -Harriet Tubman

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