Morning News Insight – August 5, 2022

?Odisha reports 836 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours including 169 between 0-18 years age group; Sundargarh reports 242 and Khordha 117 fresh covid-19 cases today. Active cases rise to 6181. Samples Tested – 21,255. Daily TPR – 3.93%.
?While a Low Pressure area is likely to form over Northwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal around August 7; another low pressure likely to form over north Bay of Bengal around 13th/14th August: IMD.
?India reports 20,551 fresh cases and 21,595 recoveries in the last 24 hours. Active cases stands at 1,35,364.
?No GST on ‘Sarais’ (accommodations) run by religious, charitable trusts: Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC).
?RBI hikes repo rate by 50 basis points to 5.4% with immediate effect.
?Delhi Police have imposed Section 144 of the CrPC in the New Delhi district except Jantar Mantar ahead of protest call given by Congress against unemployment, inflation and GST hikes.
?Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut’s wife, Varsha Raut summoned by ED in connection with Patra Chawl case.
?Cooking oil set to get cheaper, prices to drop by Rs 10-12/litre in the coming days.
?Partha Chatterjee marked as nominee in aide Arpita Mukherjee’s LIC policies.

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?Massive fire at Thailand’s Chonburi province night club kills 13 people, injures 35.
?ED attaches immovable and movable assets worth Rs 2.16 cr of Odisha-based Nava Diganta Capital Services in a money laundering case.
?CWG 2022: Asian Para Games bronze medallist, Sudhir claimed the gold medal in men’s heavyweight para powerlifting event at the Commonwealth Games here on Thursday.
?India’s Murali Sreeshankar wins silver medal in men’s long jump in Commonwealth Games.
?Rupal Chaudhary set personal best time of 51.85s gets and secured a Bronze medal for India in Women’s 400m at World Athletics U20.
?Indian boxer Rohit Tokas assured of a medal after defeating Xavier Mata’afa of Niue 5-0 in 67kg quarterfinal.
?US confirms more than 6,600 cases of monkeypox, nearly 25% of the global total of 25,800 so far.
?Russian-origin man marries Ukrainian girlfriend in a traditional Hindu ceremony at Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh.
?UK PM candidate Rishi Sunak wins a key debate over rival Liz Truss.

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