Daily News Bits-20.08.2021(Former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi 77th birth anniversary)

Daily News Bits-20.08.2021

Daily News


  • Report says that the US is probing the Moderna vaccine for higher heart inflammation risk.
  •  Covid-19 curbs were tightened by Sydney, lockdown extended through September
  • In South Korea New Covid-19 infections on the hike 
  • As Museum of Ice Cream opens Singapore gets a sweet pandemic distraction.
  • First quarantine-free travel program was planned by Singapore.
  • In India Afghan nationals observe I-Day amid protests against Taliban back home
  • The Pentagon says that 7,000 people have been evacuated from Afghanistan since August 14.
  • In Haiti Foreign aid flows as death toll soars above 2,000
  • Efficacy of Pfizer shot wanes faster than Astra’s says Study.


Daily News

  • On account of Muharram, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Kejriwal remember Imam Hussain’s sacrifice
  • Foundation stone for Parvati temple in Somnath were laid by Prime Minister Narendra Minister inaugurates multiple other projects
  • Johnson & Johnson applied for Covid-19 vaccine study in Indian adolescents
  • India pays tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 77th birth anniversary
  • From today Widespread rain likely over Bihar, Uttarakhand and east Uttar Pradesh.
  • Till now India has administered at least 571 million Covid vaccine doses.
  • In Maharashtra’s covid 19  active cases continue to drop


Daily News

  • Facebook’s new Virtual Reality Horizon Workrooms makes workplace cool.
  • Elon Musk says that Tesla will launch a prototype of a humanoid robot in 2022.
  • Sony around Rs 1500 crore to get 4 to 6 PlayStation games on PC offered by Epic.
  • Mi Band 6 with AMOLED display and SpO2 monitoring, launched on August 26 confirms Xiaomi.
  • In October OnePlus 9RT may launch  with OxygenOS 12, to be exclusive for India.
  • In India After Moto Edge 20, Moto Edge 20 Fusion, Motorola will launch Moto Edge 20 Pro soon.
  • Micromax IN 2B price hiked by Rs 500, now it’s also  available on Flipkart
  • By 2029 Japan aims to bring back soil samples from Mars moon.


Daily News

  • Today Cryptocurrency prices says that the Bitcoin rises sharply to $47,000, Ether up over 7%.
  • On Multi Commodity Exchange Gold and Silver prices record marginal hike.
  • As financial stocks slip Sensex down over 200 points, Nifty down.
  • For the third straight day Diesel prices reduced and petrol price remains unchanged
  • Now DMart’s RK Damani became one of the world’s 100 richest people.
  • Rs 270 crore annual bonus for 2020-21 announced by Tata Steel 
  • State Bank of India slashes interest rates on retail loans, waives processing fees
  • Zomato dissolves, in the US it winds up a step-down subsidiary.
  • Ola electric car will be out in 2023, says Bhavish Aggarwal.
  • Sensex, Nifty likely to open flat amid weak global cues
  • To sell EV unit stake China’s Evergrande in talks with Xiaomi consortium.


Daily News

  • Delhi Government announces that Children who have lost parents during pandemic should be given free education in same schools.
  • Delhi University holds meeting with Afghan students, they  assures support on visa extension and ICCR scholarship.
  • Fundraising campaign, aims to receive financial contributions from global alumni launched by IIT-Delhi.
  • Uttar Pradesh government announces that the School may be shut again if Covid situation worsens, attendance is not mandatory.
  •  To  help students from non-English medium IIT-Kanpur’s new centre to integrate Hindi and Indian languages.
  • Tamil Nadu schools reopening date to be released by this day


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                        – Arianna Huffington

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