GoPlus: Top News of the Day (21st August)

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  • No relief for P Chidambaram, SC to hear bail plea on Friday
  • Congress leader, RPN Singh, says CBI & ED are being used against leaders of opposition parties and once they join BJP, they become immune to CBI or ED
  • Heavy Rain Batters Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Odisha, Karnataka & Punjab 
  • Yamuna continues to swell in Delhi displacing thousands of people living in the floodplains
  • Union Minister, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, says that people of Jammu & Kashmir are happy after the abrogation of Article 370 and law & order is under control in the region.
  • US President Donald Trump says he will discuss the Kashmir issue with PM Modi at the G7 summit in France and urges both Modi and Imran Khan to reduce tensions between India and Pakistan
  • Britannia, Parle Reel From FMCG Sector Slowdown  
  • In the first quarter of this fiscal year, the government estimates are out of sync with the projected tax collection. In Q1, Direct Taxes & GST collection growth is just 50% of the budget estimates
  • An incident of ragging occurred in a medical college in UP’s Saifai where the heads of 150 students of first year were shaved
  • Heads Of 150 Students shaved During Ragging In UP College
  • Installation of busts of V.D. Savarkar, Subhash Chandra Bose, Bhagat Singh by ABVP in Delhi University’s North Campus at midnight without permission has sparked controversy
  • Spiderman will no longer be a part of Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) after Disney officially splits with Sony. The upcoming Spiderman movies won’t be produced by Marvel Studios anymore
  • Singapore starts trial of self-driving buses to ferry passengers around. It is an app-based system where tickets can be purchased online
  • Ahmedabad Traffic Police draw praise for their project ‘Police Pathshala’ where street children are given free education and food