Army Jawan Slips to Death in Uri, SEBI Imposes 3-Yr Ban on Mallya
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Army Jawan Slips to Death in Uri, SEBI Imposes 3-Yr Ban on Mallya

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Himachal CM Reviews Water Situation in Shimla Town

After a week of severe water crisis in Shimla, CM Jai Ram Thakur on 1 June reviewed the water supply situation, PTI reported. On 31 May, Thakur sought details from officials on the crisis.

Thakur took stock of the situation from officers through video conferencing where the he was appraised that the Shimla Municipal Corporation has received 22.63 MLD (Millions of Litres Per Day) water. PTI quoted the CM as saying that a submersible pump would be set up which would ensure 5 MLD water supply.

(With inputs from PTI.)

10 People Dead in Car Crash in Maharashtra

10 people dead, 3 injured in a collision between a car and a truck near Yavatmal's Arni, in the early morning hours. Police present at the spot.

(This is a developing story, more details are awaited)

(With inputs from ANI)

Petrol Prices Reviewed, Effective Today

Price of subsidised LPG cylinder in Delhi - Rs 493.55, Kolkata- Rs 496.65, Mumbai - Rs 491.31 and Chennai - Rs 481.84, to be effective from today.

(With inputs from ANI)

Gujarat ATS Nabs Dreaded Terrorist Mohammed Lambu

The 1993 blasts accused, Mohammed Lambu, was arrested late night on Thursday, 31 May by Gujarat ATS (Anti-Terrorism Squad) from Valsad, Gujarat.

(With inputs from CNN-News 18)

Farmers Begin 10-Day Nationwide Strike

The 10-day nationwide farmers strike named as ‘Gaon Bandh’ for better prices of produce began on Friday, 1 June. Over 130 farmer organisations have decided to stop supply of vegetables, milk and fruits to mandis.

(With inputs from HT)

PM Modi In Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong, to conclude his 3-nation visit on Friday 1 June. He will hold delegation level talks on developing a bilateral partnership in key sectors of finance, skill development, urban planning and artificial intelligence.

(With inputs from ANI)

Security Forces Put on High Alert in Jammu and Kashmir

Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir have been put on a high alert following reports of large scale infiltration of militants in the Valley from across the Line of Control, officials said on Friday, 1 June.

Also early in the morning, terrorists fired upon a Bunker vehicle of the 183 CRPF battalion while it was on its way to Idgah in Pulwama; no casualty reported.

(With inputs from PTI, ANI)

Pakistani Drug Trafficking Network Head Pleads Guilty

Shahbaz Khan, a 70-year old Pakistani national pleaded guilty on Thursday, 31 May, to a superseding indictment in Manhattan federal court before US District Judge Lorna Schofield to charges of conspiring and attempting to import heroin into the US. He faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.

(With inputs from PTI)

India's GDP Grows at 7.7% in Quarter of 2017-18

India outpaced by nearly a percentage point to retain its ‘fastest-growing major economy’ tag as the GDP rose a better-than-expected at 7.7 percent in January-March.
“It shows that the economy is on the right track & set for even higher growth in the future.” said Piyush Goyal.

(With inputs from ANI)

IED Blast in Chhattisgarh, 2 CRPF Jawans Injured

Two CRPF jawans were injured in Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast by naxals in Dantewada's Aranpur area on Friday ,1 June. The injured CRPF jawans were shifted to hospital.

(This is a developing story, more details are awaited)

(With inputs from ANI)

IMD Forecasts Good Rains for North India

Northwest India is in for its first no-deficit monsoon since 2013 forecasts India Meteorological Department.

Life Sentence for All Five Convicted in Bodh Gaya Blasts Case

An NIA special court in Patna sentenced all five accused in the 2013 Bodh Gaya serial blasts case to life imprisonment on Friday, 1 June.

(With inputs from ANI)

Death Toll Rises to Seven in Himachal Pradesh Bus Accident

The death toll in an incident where a Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) bus rolled down a hill near Theog in Shimla district has risen to seven. Twenty-six people have reportedly been injured in the accident on Friday, 1 June.

(with inputs from ANI)

Three Nigerian Nationals Found Dead in Delhi

Three Nigerian nationals were found dead in Uttam Nagar's Mohan Garden in New Delhi on Friday, 1 June. The police are present at the spot.

(This is a developing story. More details are awaited)

(With inputs from ANI)

Petrol, Diesel Prices Reduced Marginally, LPG Goes Up

The price of petrol has been cut by 6 paise while the price of diesel has been reduced by 5 paise. The cost of non-subsidised LPG has been hiked by Rs 48.

(With inputs from CNN News18, HT)

Pedro Sanchez Becomes New Spain PM

Spanish opposition leader, socialist Pedro Sanchez has become the Prime Minister after winning the parliamentary vote to oust Mariano Rajoy. Spain’s ousted Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy earlier admitted defeat ahead of the no-confidence vote on Friday, 1 June. The vote was due to take place after a huge corruption scandal involving the governing party.

(With inputs from AFP, BBC, Reuters)

Actor-Producer Arbaaz Khan Summoned For Probe in IPL Betting Case

Actor-Producer Arbaaz Khan was summoned by Thane Police for a probe in the IPL betting case on Friday, 1 June, ANI reported. Khan who will appear for the investigation on 2 June, will be interrogated after a bookie Sonu Jalan was held by the police.

Militants Lob Grenade in J&K's Anantnag District

Militants lobbed a grenade on security personnel in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday, 1 June, ANI reported. Two security personnel and one civilian were injured in the explosion.

Delhi HC Issues Notice to Centre on Plea to Abolish Death Penalty

The Delhi High Court issued notice to Centre and others on a plea seeking to abolish death penalty as it violates the right of life, ANI reported. The next date of hearing is 31 July.

JD(S) Gets Finance, Cong Bags Home in K'taka Cabinet

JD(S) gets ministry of Finance, Congress secures Home ministry as Karnataka government announced portfolio allocation on Friday, 1 June. The Cabinet expansion is set to take place on 6 June, said Kumaraswamy.

Cong-JD(S) to Form Pre-Poll Alliance for 2019 Lok Sabha Polls

Congress and JD(S) will fight the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as part of alliance, Congress’ General Secretary KC Venugopal said on Friday, 1 June.

Fire Spreads Rapidly in Mumbai's Scindia House

Fire broke out inside an office at Scindia House, near Income Tax office in South Mumbai, ANI reported. The fire level initially at Level-2 has now reached at Level-3.

Five fire tenders have been rushed to the spot. The five persons who were stranded have also been rescued. No casualties have been reported till now.

(This is a developing story.)

CBI Summons AirAsia CEO to Join Probe by 6 June

The CBI has asked Malaysia-based AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes to appear before it by June 6 to face queries relating to alleged bribery to get FDI rules tweaked.

Rajendra Dubey, the director of HNR Singapore is also being questioned by CBI in connection with the case.

Shangri-La Dialogue: Modi Hails 'Act-East Policy' in Keynote Speech

“Singapore is our springboard to ASEAN. It has been, for centuries, a gateway for India to the broader East,” said PM Modi at the Shangri-La Dialogue.

“Destiny of the world will deeply influenced by developments in Indo-Pacific region,” he added.

INX Media Case: CBI Summons P Chidambaram on 6 June

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned former finance minister P Chidambaram to appear before it on June 6 for questioning in connection with INX media case, ANI reported.

Plea for Declaration of Disputed Area in Ayodhya as National Heritage

A petitioner who sought that the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri masjid site at Ayodhya be declared a national heritage was asked by the Delhi High Court on Friday, 1 June to file a representation in this regard before the Centre.

A bench comprising Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar did not issue notice on the PIL and instead asked petitioner advocate Anu Mehta to make a representation before the Union Ministry of Culture in this regard.

The bench said that the Centre may consider the representation and take a decision within three months.

(With PTI inputs)

SEBI Imposes 3-Yr Ban on Mallya For Embezzlement

SEBI has imposed a three year ban on Vijay Mallya for illegal fund diversions in United Spirits, PTI reported. The regulator also barred the firm's two ex-officials for a year.

Grenade Attacks on PDP MLA's House, CRPF Personnel in Kashmir

Militants carried out two grenade attacks in Anantnag and Pulwama districts of Jammu and Kashmir, including at the residence of ruling PDP MLA Mushtaq Shah, leaving six persons injured on Friday, 1 June.

Militants lobbed a grenade towards the residence of Tral MLA Mushtaq Shah in Pulwama. It exploded in the lawn and no one was injured, a police official said, adding the legislator was not in the house at the time of the incident.

(With PTI inputs)

Army Jawan Dies in Accident During 'Operational Patrol' in Uri

On operational patrol in the Uri Sector, an officer and a jawan slipped while negotiating a hazardous bend, ANI reported. While the officer is undergoing treatment at the hospital, the jawan has lost his life.

Squall, Dust Storm Hits Parts of North India

Rains lashed several parts of north India on 1 June even as Delhi and Rajasthan reeled under sweltering heat with the temperature in Churu touching nearly 50 degrees Celsius.

Also Read : 9 Dead in Lightning Strikes in Kolkata, Dust Storm Hits Delhi NCR

(With PTI inputs)

PM Modi to Meet US Def Secretary on 2 June in Singapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to meet United States Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on 2 June in Singapore, ANI reported.

Also Read : PM Modi to Meet US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis on Saturday

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