Latest News: Eid to Be Celebrated on 16 June in India
Latest News: Eid to Be Celebrated on 16 June in India 
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Latest News: Eid to Be Celebrated on 16 June in India

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One Army Personnel, Two Terrorists Killed in J&K

One army personnel was martyred and two terrorists were killed during an ongoing operation in Bandipora’s Panar forest area in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, 14 June.

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Remain Infertile Than Producing 'Non-Sanskari' Kids: BJP MLA

Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA Pannalal Shakya on Wednesday, 13 Wednesday, said women should not “produce kids” who are “not sanskari.” He reportedly made the statement at a public rally in the state.

Congress came up with slogan of ‘Gharibi Hatao’ but instead wiped out the poor. There are women who give birth to such leaders. Women should rather remain infertile than produce children who are not ‘sanskari’ and who deform society.
Pannalal Shakya, BJP MLA

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PM Modi Tweets His Wishes Ahead of India-Afghanistan Test

Ahead of the Afghanistan cricket team’s first international test match, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted his wishes to the teams.

“Glad that they have chosen to play the historic match with India. Best wishes to both teams! May sports continue to bring our people closer and strengthen ties,” the PM tweeted.

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Sealdah Express Derailed

The Sealdah Express derailed near Ambedkar Nagar railway station in Uttar Pradesh, reported News18.

No casualties were reported.

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Terrorists Open Fire At Joint Check Point in J&K

Terrorists opened fire at a joint check point of CRPF and police near Pulwama's Gangoo in Jammu and Kashmir, reported ANI.

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10 People Killed in UP Thunderstorm

Ten people died in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, 13 June, after thunderstorm lashed the region. As many as 28 persons have been injured due to the inclement weather.

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Rajnath Singh Convenes Meeting Ahead of Amarnath Yatra

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will reportedly convene a meeting on security arrangements ahead of the upcoming Amarnath Yatra, that commences on 28 June.

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9-Yr-Old Found Dead, 10 Missing Due to Heavy Rains in Kerala

A 9-year-old girl was found dead and 10 other people suspected to be missing due to heavy rain in Kerala’s Kozhikode and Kannur. Teams of National Disaster Response Force and State Disaster Management team present in Kozhikode to take stock of the situation, reported ANI.

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PM Modi Arrives in Chhattisgarh's Raipur

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Chhattisgarh's Raipur on Thursday, 14 June, and was received by Chief Minister Raman Singh.

PM Modi will inaugurate the Integrated Command and Control Centre in Naya Raipur, and is later scheduled to visit Bhilai Steel Plant.

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Karnataka HC Grants Condiditonal Bail to Nalapad Haris

The Karnataka High Court on Thursday, 14 June, granted conditional bail to Mohammed Nalapad Haris, the son of Congress MLA NA Haris.

Nalapad Haris is accused of assaulting a man at a cafe in Bengaluru's UB City on 17 February.

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Tripura CM Speaks to Rajnath, Seeks Centre's Help

Tripura CM Biplab Kumar Deb spoke to HM Rajnath Singh on flood situation in the state on Thursday, 14 June.

Deb requested the Centre for immediate assistance from Army for rescue and evacuation operations. He also requested Singh to increase number of NDRF teams deployed in the state.

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Four Trains Suspended in Assam

Four trains were suspended due to land slide on Lumding – Badarpur hill section in Assam, following heavy rain in the area.

No passenger train has been stranded on the the affected section, and restoration work is underway.

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Inflation Rate Stands at 4.43%

The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at a 14-month high of 4.43% (provisional) for May, 2018 against 3.6% in the month of April.

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Terrorists Abduct Army Jawan from Pulwama in J&K

Terrorists abducted an Army jawan, from Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, 14 June. According to ANI, Aurangazeb, the jawan, is a resident of Poonch. The police are investigating the matter.

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Earthquake of 4.5 Magnitude in Himachal Pradesh

An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 hit the Chamba region of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, 14 June, meteorological department officials told PTI. Tremors were felt around 3.45 pm in different parts of the state but no loss of life or property was reported, reported PTI.

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Centre Not to Extend Ramzan Ceasefire

The Centre will not extend the Ramzan ceasefire, reported News18. The Amarnath Yatra is a big security concern, News18 reported, quoting government sources. A decision on operations post Eid will be taken at the highest levels of the government, News18 said.

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ED Attaches Assets Worth Rs 17.55 Crore in Rail Neer Scam

Enforcement Directorate has attached assets worth Rs 17.55 crore under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) of RK Associates & Hoteliers Pvt. Ltd, Satyam Caterers Pvt. Ltd, and others in a scam related to Rail Neer, reported ANI.

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China Reaffirms Commitment to North Korea Sanctions

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday, 14 June, that China has reaffirmed its commitment to North Korea sanctions, reported AFP.

China, Japan and South Korea have all acknowledged that sanctions will remain in place on North Korea until denuclearisation is complete, Pompeo said, reported Reuters.

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All 4 Accused in Bhima-Koregaon Case Sent to Police Remand

All four accused in the Bhima-Koregaon case have been sent to police remand by a Pune Court, reported ANI.

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CRPF Personnel Attacked by Two Terrorists

Two terrorists on Thursday, 14 June, attacked a CRPF personnel in Anantnag and snatched his rifle from him, reported ANI. They later fled the spot. The area has been cordoned off.

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Shujaat Bukhari, Editor of Rising Kashmir Shot Dead in Srinagar

Shujaat Bukhari, the editor of Rising Kashmir, a local newspaper in Srinagar, was today shot dead by unknown gunmen in Press Enclave, Srinagar, according to media reports.

One of his two personal security officers was also shot dead, ANI reported.

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

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Eid to Be Celebrated on Saturday, 16 June

The Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid announced on Thursday, 14 June, evening, that Eid will be celebrated on Saturday, 16 June, as there was no sight of moon anywhere across the country on Thursday, reported ANI. However, in Kerala, Eid will be celebrated on Friday as the moon was sighted in Kozhikode, a top cleric said, reported PTI.

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