22 August 2021
Central government rejects study on oxygen shortages, again: Lieutenant Governor has again rejected the Delhi government's proposal to form a panel to investigate deaths due to oxygen shortage in the national capital; the central government had earlier told the Parliament that it had no information of deaths due to oxygen shortages
As Taliban takes over Afghanistan, India evacuates: the Indian government has airlifted key figures from Afghanistan to provide them sanctuary in India; this includes women Parliamentarians who might be under threat by the Taliban; Repatriation flight from Kabul with 168 evacuees including 107 Indian nationals lands at Hindon IAF base
Formal sector employment: Retirement fund body EPFO recorded net new enrolments of 13 lakh in June; As compared to May, there was an increase of 5 lakh additions in net subscribers in June
Inter-state conflict: The Assam government alleged on Sunday that Mizoram officials entered its territory in Hailakandi and started constructing a bridge, in a fresh escalation between the two Northeastern states
Shortages of teachers: Andhra Pradesh has a shortage of nearly 25,000 school teachers out of a sanctioned strength of about 1.7 lakh in 47,000 schools; the situation is similar in other states as well
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