Breaking News/Afghanistan Crisis Updates September 2, 2021: brings you all the latest updates and breaking news from India and the world. Stay tuned to this blog and check out our in-depth coverage of all the major news topics including the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccination drive in India, and the crisis in Afghanistan after Taliban’s takeover.Also Read - Delhi Rains: Waterlogging Leads to Traffic Snarls in Vikas Marg, Dhaula Kuan; Mercury 6 Notches Below Normal

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    Snow leopard declared as state animal of Ladakh: Ladakh Union Territory administration has announced snow leopard as its state animal and black-necked crane as its state bird. Black-necked crane is found in eastern Ladakh’s high-altitude wetlands and marshes: Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal

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    Bihar rains: Due to heavy rainfall in Nepal & Patna, water level of Ganga, Gandak & Kosi rivers rise above danger level in several areas. “It’s definitely cause for concern. People & animals are rendered homeless,” says Sanjeev Kumar Suman, Director, Central Water Commission, Patna

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    Meenakashi Lekhi on official visit: Minister of State for External Affairs, Meenakashi Lekhi will be paying an official visit to Colombia and New York from 4 – 9 September 2021. This will be her first visit as Minister of State: Ministry of External Affairs (MEA)

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    Crucial meet on National Education Policy: Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will meet the Vice Chancellors of 45 Central Universities tomorrow, via video conferencing, and discuss various issues including National Education Policy 2020.

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    Tripura Assembly Speaker resigns: Tripura Assembly Speaker Rebati Mohan Das, resigned from his post today. He says, “For a long time, I had been requesting the CM to relieve me from this post as I am a person of organisation, so it’ll be tough for me to maintain this post.”

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    Visa for stranded foreign nationals: Indian visa or stay stipulation period of foreign nationals stranded in India, due to COVID-19 pandemic, to be considered as deemed to be valid till 30.09.2021: Government of India