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News Headlines : 18th August 2021

  • A day after promising peace and amnesty to civilians, Taliban fighters opened fire at residents of Jalalabad city who were protesting against Taliban’s banner.
  • Supreme Court passes interim order allowing women to sit for National Defence Academy examination.
  • Cabinet approves implementation of National Mission on Edible Oils – Oil Palm with financial outlay of over 11 thousand crore rupees; Takes several decisions to boost domestic production of edible oils and to reduce dependency on imports.
  • Uttar Pradesh government allows reopening of schools for Classes 1st to 8th.
  • The Uttar Pradesh government presented a supplementary budget of ₹7301.52 crore for 2021-22, providing large or even token sums to fund schemes.
  • RBI issues revised guidelines for hiring of locker facility provided by banks.
  • Over 56 crore six lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in the country so far; National recovery rate reaches 97.52 per cent.
  • Taslima Nasreen said via tweet Taliban have blown up Hazara leader Abdul Ali Mazari’s statue in Bamiyan, whom they killed in 1995, burned down amusement park, opened fire at the protesters for waving Afghanistan national flag. Who say Taliban is different this time?
  • USOF signs agreement with BSNL for high speed internet access to North Eastern States.
  • Government also clears package of 77.45 crore for revival of North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited.
  • Flood situation continues to be grim in Bihar and Assam.
  • In World Athletics U20 Championships at Nairobi; India wins Bronze medal in 4×400 metre mixed relay team event.