Breaking News Today Highlights Of August 18 – Jagran English

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01:06 PM

Bihar deputy chief minister Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday alleged that the BJP has no work other than defaming the Mahagathbandhan government in the state. On BJP’s allegation of the start of ‘jungle raj’ in Bihar, Tejashwi said: “BJP does not have any work other than defaming us. Since the day we announced to provide 10 lakh jobs to the people of the state, they (BJP) have become uncomfortable.”

01:02 PM

Former West Bengal minister Partha Chatterjee was on Thursday brought to Sessions Court in Kolkata after his judicial custody in connection with the SSC scam case ended today.

12:06 PM

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) today conducted raids on BSP MP and his brother Mukhtar Ansari in a money laundering case. 11 locations have been covered in this search, reports ANI.

11:06 AM

The Government has issued spectrum allocation letters to telecom service providers while asking them to prepare for the rollout of 5G services in the country.
“5G update: Spectrum assignment letter issued. Requesting TSPs to prepare for 5G launch,” Union Minister for Communications, Electronics and Information Technology, Ashwini Vaishnaw wrote on Koo.

10:05 AM

5G Spectrum assignment letter issued. Requesting TSPs to prepare for the 5G launch, says Union Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw.

09:37 AM

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today conducted raids at multiple locations in Jammu.
J&K | National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducts raids at multiple locations in Jammu.

(Visuals from Faisal Muneer’s residence)

09:00 AM

Enforcement Directorate and CBI are doing their work. This party (TMC) will not last even for 6 months. December is their deadline, says West Bengal LoP Suvendu Adhikari. 

08:53 AM

Precaution dose necessary. Covid-19 still there, has risen in past few days. All precautions necessary, masks and social distancing crucial. Corbevax vaccine approved for precaution dose for heterologous or mix-match option, says NITI Aayog Member Dr VK Paul.

08:38 AM

A flood-like situation has emerged in Gujarat’s Surat due to heavy rains in the region.
#WATCH | Gujarat: Flood-like situation in low-lying areas in Surat, due to heavy rains in the region (17.08)

08:16 AM

Punjab Police yesterday said that an IED which was found stuck under the vehicle of an ASI weighed about 2.5 kg and looked the same IED which had been recovered from Tarn taran and had come from Pakistan. “IED found in this bomb weighs approximately 2.5 kg. It looks like the same IED which had been recovered from Tarn taran and had come from Pakistan. We’re looking into a suspected terror angle. Several teams deployed, should know more in 24 hours,” it said.

08:12 AM

The Jammu and Kashmir police has recovered arms and ammunition dropped by a Pakistani drone in Toph village near the international border. According to police, a case was registered on February 24, 2022 at Arnia police station regarding recovery of arms and ammunition dropped by Pakistani drone. One accused, belonging to Jammu, made revelations that a Pakistani prisoner/handler Mohd Ali Hussain alias Qasim has been instrumental in drone droppings and is the main operative of Lashkar-e-Taiba and Al Badr, reports ANI.

08:08 AM

Internet services will remain suspended in Assam for four hours on August 21 and 28 during the Assam Direct Recruitment Examinations 2022 for filling up vacancies in Class III and Class IV posts. “Shared SOPs and asked DCs to adhere to these in letter and spirit with adequate security measures. There won’t be any leniency in maintaining the exam’s sanctity. Asked DCs and SPs to be ready with men and materials to thwart unscrupulous elements from disrupting exams,” tweeted Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

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