Rockets flew across the Afghan capital on Monday as the United States raced to complete its withdrawal from Afghanistan, with the evacuation of civilians all but over and terror attack fears high. President Joe Biden has set a deadline of Tuesday to withdraw all US forces from Afghanistan, drawing to a close his nation’s longest military conflict, which began in retaliation for the September 11 attacks.
With the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, the top court has been conducting virtual hearing of the cases and several representations have been made by the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) and Supreme Court Advocate on Record Bar Association (SCAORA) to the Chief Justice N V Ramana for resuming physical hearing in the courts.
Madhya Pradesh and Kerala have announced they will complete the first dose job by September. Himachal Pradesh has said it has already completed the task. Other states which may achieve near saturation in first jabs by end of September are Uttarakhand, Gujarat, Rajasthan, Delhi, Karnataka, Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Chandigarh, Tripura, Mizoram and Sikkim.
Police stations across Mumbai are issuing notices and summoning govinda pathaks and warning them of preventive arrests and punitive actions if they deny the ban on Dahi Handi. The move comes after some dahi handi mandals have signalled that they will proceed with the human pyramid on Gokulashtami despite Covid restrictions.
The guest list at the listening party included artists like The Weeknd, Lil Baby, Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Travis Scott, Lil Yachty, Jay Electronica, Playboi Carti, Baby Keem, Young Thug, Lil Durk, Pop Smoke, Jadakiss, Jay-Z, and Lauryn Hill, among others. It also included Kim Kardashian, Kanye’s wife, who is in the middle of a divorce proceeding with him.
One of the most celebrated and cherished festivals of India, Janmashtami or the birthday of Lord Krishna is being celebrated today. Krishna Janmashtami is celebrated on the 8th day of the dark fortnight of Bhadrapada month (July-August) in India.