News Headlines : 28th June 2021

  • A delegation of SAD, Delhi called on Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha; submitted a memorandum demanding protection of rights of Sikh women, implementation of Inter-Religious Marriage Act and a legal mechanism for interfaith marriages in the region.
  • Centre announces stimulus package of over six lakh 28 thousand 993 crore rupees to boost economy during fight against COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Eight economic relief measures to stimulate COVID affected sectors and health infrastructure; Over 1.5 lakh crore rupees alloted for Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme to boost Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative.
  • First Exclusive Toilet For Third Gender Inaugurated By Delhi Civic Body.
  • Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana extended till 31st March, 2022; Over 23 thousand 220 crore rupees to be spent in current fiscal year with special emphasis on children and paediatric care and beds.
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses happiness as India surpasses US in administration of Covid Vaccine; Over 32 crore 36 lakh doses of vaccines administered across the country so far.
  • Over 50 countries from across Central Asia, Latin America and Africa, show interest in India’s COWIN Portal.
  • Delta plus a variant of concern and special surveillance being done in the 12 States wherein this variant is detected, says Union Health Minister.
  • Over 46 thousand new cases reported in last 24 hours; National recovery Rate improves to 96.80 per cent. 
  • Congress Says Centre Must Pay Rs 10 Lakh To Families Of Covid Victims
  • Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven resigns a week after losing vote of confidence.
  • Ace archer Deepika Kumari regains World number one ranking after stupendous performance in the third stage World Archery Championship in Paris. 
  • ISSF World Cup shooting, India’s Rahi Sarnobat wins gold in women’s 25 metres pistol event in Osijek, Croatia.
  • Euro Cup Football,  Croatia to take on Spain and France to face Switzerland tonight.