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BJP to hold nationwide Tiranga Yatra starting August 15

BJP to hold nationwide Tiranga Yatra starting August 15

  • PM Modi on Wednesday announced that the BJP will hold a nationwide Tiranga yatra to commemorate 75 years of Quit India Movement.
  • He made the announcement during an informal meeting with BJP MPs.
  • PM said the yatra will begin from August 15.
Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar CM tomorrow

Nitish Kumar to take oath as Bihar CM tomorrow

  • According to reports, Nitish Kumar will take oath as Bihar chief minister again at 5 pm on Thursday.
  • The BJP has extended support to Nitish to form new government in the State. 
  • Earlier today, Nitish had resigned from the post following a meeting with JDU MLAs.
NSA Ajit Doval to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping

NSA Ajit Doval to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping

  • National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday during his visit to the country.
  • He will meet Xi along with fellow top security officials of the BRICS countries.
  • The meeting comes amid on-going stand-off between armies of the 2 countries at Dokalam.
Gujarat floods: MHA sends 12 additional NDRF teams

Gujarat floods: MHA sends 12 additional NDRF teams

  • According to the MHA, 12 NDRF teams are being airlifted and rushed to flood-hit areas of Gujarat.
  • 10 NDRF teams are already engaged in relief and rescue operations in the State.
  • The death toll due to heavy rains and floods across the state has reached 94.
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