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1 Terrorist Neutralised in Encounter in baramulla

A militant was neutralised after an encounter between terrorists and security forces which broke out in Bomai of Baramulla at 5.25 pm on Tuesday, 11 June. The operation has been closed.

(Source: ANI)

Mike Pompeo to Travel to India, Three Other Countries from 24-30 June

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to India, Sri Lanka, Japan, and the South Korea from 24-30 June.

(Source: ANI)

Police Arrest 5 Drug Peddlers With 82kg Cannabis in Telangana

Rachakonda Police have arrested 5 drug peddlers and seized 82 kg cannabis from their possession. The cannabis had been brought from Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) for sale in Hyderabad. Rs 30,000 cash, seven mobile phones and one vehicle were also seized from them.

(ANI)

10-Yr-Old Girl Raped in Rajasthan

A 10-year-old girl was carried to a secluded place and raped by a man in Rajasthan’s Dholpur, under Baseri police station limits on Monday, 11 June night. The girl was sleeping outside her house when the man carried her to the spot. The police said that an FIR has been registered and that the accused will be arrested soon.

(ANI)

Security Forces Kill Terrorist in Gunfight in Sopore

A terrorist has been killed in an overnight gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore area in the Baramulla district, a police official said Wednesday, 12 June.

The exchange of fire began during a search operation launched by security forces Tuesday, 11 June evening after they received information that terrorists were present there, the official said.

He said the cordon was strengthened to prevent the terrorists from escaping.

(PTI)

Iraqi National Arrested for Throwing Dogs from Gurugram High-Rise

An Iraqi national, Saif Azhar Abdul Hussain, has been arrested from his residence in Gurugram's Sector 65 for allegedly throwing his 2 pet dogs from the 8th floor of a building on 10 June. A case has been registered.

(ANI)

NIA Conducts Searches Across Coimbatore Over Suspected Terror Links

The National Investigation Agency has been conducting searches in atleast 10 locations across Coimbatore from 5.30 am on Wednesday. The searches, according to NIA sources, are at the residences of youths suspected to be in contact with members of the Islamic State (IS).

(The News Minute)

Cong Core Group to Meet, Parliament Strategy, Cong President to be Taken Up

Core group of Congress headed by AK Antony to meet today to discuss the strategy for upcoming Parliament session. Issues related to appointment of Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha and Rahul Gandhi's unwillingness to continue as Congress President to also be discussed.

(ANI)

Mentally Ill Man Made to do Nude procession at Shaneshwara Temple

A man S Pratap belonging to Scheduled Caste was made to do a nude procession at Shaneshwara Temple in Gundlupete by priests and villagers who believed he came to destroy the idols, on 3 June. A case has been registered and a priest and a villager have been arrested, others absconding.

The man had gone to Mysuru to write a test, he was returning to Gundlupete when he rammed his bike near Raghavpur village and was robbed there. Then he went to the temple where the incident took place. Man's father has produced a medical certificate that says he is mentally-ill.

(ANI)

Local Journalists Attaced in Karnataka

Local journalists were attacked by employees of Beloor Biotech Boylor where they went to report inconveniences that the locals of the area are going through due to the company. Deputy CM G Parameshwara visited them at the hospital. Case registered.

(ANI)

31 Children Dead in Bihar Due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome

31 children have died in Muzaffarpur reportedly due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). Sunil Shahi, Superintendent SKMCH, Muzaffarpur, told ANI, “From Jan to 2 June, 13 patients were admitted, of them 3 died. From 2 June to this day 86 people were admitted,of them 31 died."

(ANI)

Sonia Gandhi Visit Parliamentary Constituency Rae Bareli

Sonia Gandhi arrived in Rae Bareli, on her first visit to the constituency after retaining the seat in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Sonia Gandhi's daughter and Congress General Secretary of UP East Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also accompanying the UPA chairperson.

(ANI)

Indiabulls Moves SC for Urgent Hearing of Disproportionate Assets Plea

Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd has moved the Supreme Court for urgent listing of plea against it alleging misappropriation of Rs 98,000 cr public money.

(PTI)

CM Yogi Holds Review Meeting on Law and Order in UP

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, on Wednesday, 12 June held a review meeting on the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh.

(ANI)

CBI UP Unit Raids Former State Min's Residence in Illegal Mining Case

The CBI unit of UP CBI raids former UP Minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati’s Amethi residence in the illegal mining case.

(ANI)

Former MP Minister Shivnarayan Meena Passes Away

Former Madhya Pradesh minister Shivnarayan Meena, on Wednesday 12 June passed away due to a heart attack in Rudraprayag while on his way to Kedarnath Temple.

(ANI)

Sheila Dikshit Meets Delhi CM Kejriwal to Discuss Power, Water Problems

Former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit meets Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal at his residence to discuss power and water problems faced by the people in New Delhi.

(ANI)

SC Refuses Plea to Provide Witnesses to IPS Sanjiv Bhatt

SC refuses to entertain a plea of former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt seeking summoning of some witness for examination in trial proceedings against him in 30-year custodial death case.

(Times of India)

Fire in J&K's Udhampur

A fire broke out at the District Police Lines in Jammu and Kashmir’s Udhampur on Wednesday, 12 June morning. Fire tenders present at the spot.

(ANI)

Piyush Goyal to be Deputy Leader of Rajya Sabha

Union minister Piyush Goyal will be the deputy leader of Rajya Sabha, sources said.

(PTI)

Malegaon Blast: Discharge Appeal Kept for Final Hearing from 29 July

Discharge appeal filed by Pragya Singh Thakur, Samir Kulkarni and Lt Col Prasad Purohit kept for final hearing from 29 July by Bombay High Court.

(ANI)

India Successfully Launches Missile System Using Agni Missiles

India successfully launches missile system to prove a number of technologies for futuristic missions. The missile was test-fired using an Agni-series missile as the launch vehicle.

(ANI)

Hong Kong Police Uses Tear Gas to Disperse Protestors

The Hong Kong police, on Wednesday, 12 June used tear gas against protesters trying to storm parliament.

(AFP)

Kolkata Police Baton Charges at BJP Workers

Kolkata police baton charge at BJP workers on Bepin Behari Ganguly Street. They were marching towards Lal Bazar protesting against Mamata-Banerjee-led TMC government.

(Source: ANI)

Rishikesh-Gangotri Route Closed Due to Landlside

Rishikesh-Gangotri route on NH-94 in Uttarakhand’s Tehri closed due to landslide near Narendra Nagar.

(Source: ANI)

Hong Kong Stocks Sink as City is Hit by Protests

Hong Kong stocks tumbled Wednesday as the city was rocked by a massive protest against government plans for a controversial extradition law.

The Hang Seng Index tumbled 1.73 percent, or 480.88 points, to 27,308.46.

(Source: PTI)

VVIP Aircraft to Fly Via Oman, Iran & Central Asia For Bishkek: MEA

Government of India had explored two options for the route to be taken by the VVIP Aircraft to Bishkek for the SCO Summit, said MEA. A decision has now been taken that the VVIP Aircraft will fly via Oman, Iran and Central Asian countries on the way to Bishkek.

(Source: ANI)

Nirav Modi's Fourth Bail Plea Rejected by UK Court

The Royal Courts of Justice in London have again denied bail to fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi, for the fourth time in a row.

(ANI)

BJP Parliamentary Party Executive Committee Formed, Headed by PM Modi

BJP Parliamentary Party Executive Committee has been constituted with PM Narendra Modi as the leader of the party,Rajnath Singh as Deputy leader of the party (Lok Sabha), Thawar Chand Gehlot as leader of party in Rajya Sabha and Piyush Goyal as Deputy leader of party in Rajya Sabha).

(Source: ANI)

Five-Yr-Old Boy Dies From Ebola in Uganda: Health Official

A five-year-old boy who tested positive for Ebola in Uganda has died, a health ministry official told AFP in the first spread of a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo.

(Source: AFP)

Rajasthan Court Sentences Man to Death for Raping, Killing Minor Girl

A court in Rajasthan's Alwar district awarded death penalty to a man for raping and killing a five-year-old girl in 2015 by smashing her face with a stone and mutilating her private parts, terming the crime “rarest of rare.”

(Source: PTI)

Priyanka Chopra to Receive UNICEF USA Humanitarian Award

Actor Priyanka Chopra will be awarded the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award by UNICEF's American chapter at their Snowflake Ball in New York, in December.

(Source: PTI)

3 Girls Drown in Yamuna in UP's Banda

Three girls drowned in the Yamuna river in Uttar Pradesh's Banda district, police said.

The incident occurred in Kherha village here, they said.

(Source: PTI)

Hong Kong Police Use Tear Gas as Protesters Try to Storm Parliament

Violent clashes broke out in Hong Kong as police tried to stop protesters storming the city's parliament, while tens of thousands of people blocked key arteries in a show of strength against government plans to allow extraditions to China.

(Source: AFP)

Union Ministers Nirmala Sitharaman, Jaishankar Chosen for JNU Alumni Award

Executive Council of Jawaharlal Nehru University approved a proposal to give the Distinguished Alumni Award to two of its alumni, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman & External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar during the convocation of JNU in Aug 2019.

(Source: PTI)

Former PTI Journalist Ruplal Sharma Passes Away

Senior journalist Ruplal Sharma, who had a long stint with the Press Trust of India (PTI), passed away after prolonged illness, his family said.

(Source: PTI)

Acid Attack: HC Upholds Man's Conviction, but Commutes Death Penalty

The Bombay High Court upheld the conviction of a 25-year-old man in the 2013 Preeti Rathi acid attack case, but commuted his death penalty to life imprisonment.

(Source: PTI)

HC Finds Nothing Against Navlakha, Extends Protection From Arrest

The Bombay High Court observed that it prima facie found nothing against civil liberties activist Gautam Navlakha, who is accused of having links with Maoists.

(Source: PTI)

Two Women Electrocuted at Village in Puducherry

Two women were electrocuted in Thirubuvanai village near Puducherry when they came into contact with a live wire, police said.

(Source: PTI)

Sick Gaza Child Caught in Israeli Permit Regime Dies Alone

When Palestinian preschooler Aisha a-Lulu came out of brain surgery in a strange Jerusalem hospital room, she called out for her mother and father. She repeated the cry over and over, but her parents never came.

Instead of a family member, Israeli authorities had approved a stranger to escort Aisha from the blockaded Gaza Strip to the east Jerusalem hospital.

As her condition deteriorated, the child was returned to Gaza unconscious. One week later, she was dead.

(Source: AP)

Govt to Provide 100% Funding to Develop Schools, Hospitals on Waqf Properties: Naqvi

All waqf properties across India will be geo-tagged and digitised and the government will provide 100 per cent funding to develop educational institutions and hospitals on such properties for the welfare of society, Union minster Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said.

(Source: PTI)

Around 45 Borewells Sealed Across Punjab After the Death of the 2-Yr-Old: Punjab CMO

Punjab CMO said, “As many as 45 borewells have been sealed across the state in a bid to prevent recurrence of the tragic incident in which a 2-year-old boy, Fatehveer Singh died after remaining inside a borewell for 108 hours.

(Source: ANI)

Post-Tyre Burst, Spicejet Flight From Dubai Lands Safely in Jaipur

A SpiceJet flight from Dubai with a burst tyre landed safely at the Jaipur international airport, an official said.

Passengers said they felt jerks but the landing was safe.

(Source: PTI)

Extend Benefits of PM-Kisan to Tribals, Forest-Dwellers in Chhattisgarh: Baghel to PM Modi

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to extend the benefit of Rs 6,000 annual grant under the Centre's PM-Kisan scheme to tribals and forest-dwellers in his state.

(Source: PTI)

Will Examine Estimates Made in Subramanian's Paper: GoI

Government of India (GoI) on former CEA Arvind Subramanian's comments on GDP growth: “These are certainly issues that Dr. Subramanian must certainly have raised while he was working as CEA, though by his own admission, he has taken time to understand India’s growth numbers and is still unsure.”

GoI also stated, “The Economic Advisory Council will examine in detail the estimates made in Dr. Arvind Subramanian’s paper and come out with a point-to-point rebuttal in due course.”

(Source: ANI)

UP: 3 Teenagers Swept Away by River Current, 1 Body Found

A 14-year-old boy drowned and two other teenagers were missing after they were swept away by river current while taking a holy dip on the occasion of Ganga Dussehra in Uttar Pradesh's Hardoi district, police said.

(Source: PTI)

Indian Man Detained in Dubai for Molesting Minor

An Indian man based in Dubai has been detained for allegedly molesting a seven-year-old girl, a media report said.

According to the prosecutors, the 36-year-old man, who was produced in the court on Tuesday, 11 June took advantage of the girl, when her mother was away, to touch her inappropriately, the Khaleej Times reported.

(Source: PTI)

Bihar Govt Extends Validity of Employment Certificates of Nearly 82,180 Candidates of TET, STET

Bihar government has decided to extend the validity of employment certificates of nearly 82,180 candidates who passed Teacher Eligibility Test (TET) and Special Teacher Eligibility Test (STET) in 2012, for two more years; Employment certificate of these candidates expired in May and June this year.

(Source: ANI)

Cal HC Fixes July 2 for Hearing Kumar's Plea in Saradha Case

The Calcutta High Court fixed 2 July for the hearing of former Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar's plea seeking quashing of a notice served on him by the CBI.

(Source: PTI)

2 Sisters Allegedly Gang-Raped at Gunpoint in up's Muzaffarnagar

Two minor sisters were allegedly raped by four men at gunpoint on the evening on 11 June, police said.

(Source: PTI)

CJM Sends Order for Journalist's Release to Lucknow Jail

The release order for journalist Prashant Kanojia was sent to Lucknow jail by the Chief Judicial Magistrate here, a day after the Supreme Court ordered his immediate release.

(Source: PTI)

Satya Pal Malik Urges Militants in J&K to Give up Arms, Invites Them for Talks

Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik asked militants to give up arms and invited them to hold talks, saying dialogue is the only way through which they can get what they want within the ambit of the Constitution.

(Source: PTI)

Not Sheep or Buffaloes That Can Be Bought: Defector-MLAs Hit Back at Cong

The 12 Congress MLAs in Telangana who recently joined the ruling TRS, hit back at the opposition party's state leadership for its attack on them, saying their action was in accordance with the Constitutional provisions.

(Source: PTI)

Newly Elected UP Bar Council President Shot Dead in Agra Court

Newly elected UP Bar Council president was shot dead in Agra court on Wednesday, 12 June.

(Source: PTI)

WB Gov Tripathi Convenes a Meeting of 4 Major Political Parties Regarding Post-poll Violence

West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi to convene a meeting of 4 major political parties in context of reported post-poll violence in the state on 12 june at the Rajbhavan. Partho Chatterjee (TMC), Dilip Ghosh (BJP), SK Mishra (CPIM) and SN Mitra (Congress) to attend the meeting.

(Source: ANI)

Terrorists Attack Police Party in Anantnag

In Jammu and Kashmir, terrorists attack police party at KP road in Anantnag; heavy firing underway.

(Source: ANI)

Three of Family Killed in Accident in Haryana's Karnal

Three of a family, including two women, were killed when their car was squeezed between two trucks in Haryana's Karnal Wednesday, police said.

(Source: PTI)

5 CRPF Personnel Injured in the Terrorist Attack in Anantnag

5 CRPF personnel injured in attack by terrorists at KP Road in Anantnag; firing underway.

(Source: ANI)

President Xi Heads to Bishkek to Attend SCO Summit; Set to Meet PM Modi

Chinese President Xi Jinping left for Kyrgyz capital Bishkek where he would attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit and meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on its sidelines, the first meeting between the two leaders after the BJP's massive victory in the general elections.

(Source: PTI)

Suspected Drug Peddler Arrested With Over 5 KG Opium in Rajasthan

A suspected drug peddler carrying over five kg of opium was arrested in Rajasthan's Udaipur district, police said. Acting on a tip-off, a barricade was put up on the Udaipur-Madhya Pradesh highway and vehicles checked, they said.

(Source: ANI)

3 CRPF Jawans Dead, 2 Injured in Anantnag Terrorist Attack

In the Anantnag (J&K) terrorist attack, three CRPF personnel have lost their lives. Two are injured. SHO Anantnag is also critically injured. One terrorist has been neutralized.

(Source: PTI, ANI)

BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri Acquitted in 2004 Assault Case

BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri has been acquitted by a Delhi court in a 2004 case of assaulting a man during a function in New Delhi.

(Source: PTI)

Mamata Felicitates Board Exam Toppers

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee felicitated this year's toppers of examinations conducted by the state boards besides ICSE, CBSE and ISC and described them as assets of the state.

Besides congratulating the students, she lauded their parents and teachers who worked hard to create "such gems".

"Congratulations to all of you.... Your knowledge, intelligence and ambition for something great have led you here. You are the assets of Bengal," Banerjee said at the function held in the Netaji Indoor Stadium here.

(Source: PTI)

Bullet Train: HC Wants to Hear Experts for Decision on Cutting Mangroves

The Bombay High Court said it will have to hear environmental experts before deciding on a plea seeking hacking of mangroves to pave way for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project.

(Source: ANI)

Boris Johnson Launches UK Leadership Bid as MPs Warn on Brexit

Boris Johnson launches his campaign to replace Theresa May as Britain's next leader, as lawmakers moved to stop him and other hardliners from delivering a "no deal" Brexit.

(Source: AFP)

Trump Inadvertently Reveals More of US-Mexico Migrant Deal

US President Donald Trump accidentally revealed that Mexico agreed to take stronger legal action to halt Central American migrants if its initial efforts to stem the flow don't show results in 45 days.

(Source: AFP)

Opp Leader Navally Among Dozens Detained During Moscow March

Dozens of people, including opposition leader Alexei Navalny, have been detained as police sought to break up a peaceful Moscow rally against the alleged impunity of law enforcement agencies.

Russian police in riot gear moved in against the unsanctioned march of more 1,000 people amid screams of protesters shouting "you are criminals" and "stop police terror." Moscow police said around 1,200 took part in the march and more than 200 people were arrested.

(Source: AFP, PTI)

Bank's Primary Responsibility is to Protect Money: J&K Chief Secretary

J&K Chief Secretary on J&K Bank, in Srinagar: A bank's primary responsibility is to protect money. A bank which requires government money to be operational, has it a business to spend Rs50 Cr on restoring golf course where less than 1000 people play? It is unacceptable.

(Source: ANI)

Suggested CM to Refer the Case to CBI for Speedy Progess: Cong MLA Baig

Roshan Baig, Karnataka Congress MLA who was allegedly accused by IMA Jewels founder MM Khan of taking ₹400 crore from him and not returning the money said, “I welcome state government's decision to constitute an SIT, apart from it I've suggested CM to refer the case to CBI for speedy progress.”

(Source: ANI)

Three Dead, Thirty Injured as Bus Overturns in MP

Three persons were killed and thirty others injured, seven of them critically, when the bus carrying them on a pilgrimage overturned in Vidhisha, Madhya Pradesh, the police said.

(Source: PTI)

Shah to Meet Key State Leaders on 13 June to Discuss Organisational Polls

The BJP is set to kick in its organisational elections, which may culminate in the election of its president Amit Shah's successor, in a meeting Shah will hold with the chiefs and general secretaries of the party's state units.

Party sources said the meeting will decide on the schedule for organisational elections in its units, from both-level upwards, and membership drive, a customary exercise during the internal polls.
(Source: PTI)

Pak Govt Says No Change in Def Budget; Documents Show 4.5% Increase

The Pakistan government claimed that its defence budget was kept unchanged at Rs Rs 1,152,535 million for next fiscal (2019-20), but the official documents showed that there was nominal increase of 4.5 per cent in the defence expenditure as compared to the last year.

(Source: PTI)

HC Refuses to Stay Interview Process for Admission of Christian Students in St Stephen's

The Delhi High Court refused to stay the interview process for admission of Christian students in Delhi University's St Stephen's college.

(Source: PTI)

5 CRPF Jawans Dead in Anantnag, J&K

Total 5 CRPF personnel have lost their lives in Anantnag terrorist attack in Jammu & Kashmir.

(Source: ANI)

Japan PM Shinzo Abe Arrives in Tehran for a Diplomatic Mission

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Tehran for a rare diplomatic mission, hoping to defuse tensions between the Islamic republic and Tokyo's ally Washington.

(Source: AFP)

Heavy Rains in Southern China Leave 49 Dead, 14 Missing

Authorities say 49 people have died and 14 others are missing since heavy rainfall hit southern China in early June.

(Source: AP)

Will Introduce Triple Talaq Bill in Upcoming Parliament Session: I&B Min Javadekar

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said, “We will introduce the triple talaq bill in the upcoming parliament session.”

(Source: ANI)

'Cabinet Aprroves Jammu Kashmir reservation Bill, says Union Min Javadekar

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said, “Cabinet approves Jammu Kashmir Reservation Bill, 2019, as relief for persons in Jammu and Kashmir residing in areas adjoining International Border; they can now avail reservation in direct recruitment, promotion & admission in different professional courses.”

(Source: ANI)

Government of India Requested for Zakir Naik's Extradition

Ministry of External Affairs in response to queries regarding the extradition of Zakir Naik from Malaysia: Government of India has made a formal request for the extradition of Zakir Naik. We would continue to pursue the matter with Malaysia.

(Source: ANI)

Operations Resume at IGI Airport After Dust Storm in Delhi

In Delhi, operations resume at the Indira Gandhi International airport, they were temporarily halted earlier due to dust storm.

(Source: ANI)

Two Dead in Storm; Flash Floods in Baramulla

Heavy rains have led to flash floods in parts of Baramulla district in Jammu and Kashmir while a storm in Bandipora district left two women dead, officials said.

(Source: PTI)

Aadhaar Amendment Bill Gets Cabinet Approval, to Be Introduced in Upcoming Parliament Session

The Cabinet Wednesday cleared a Bill to allow voluntary use of Aadhaar as identity proof for opening bank accounts and procuring mobile phone connections.

(Source: PTI)

NIA Arrests Gujarat Man From Igi Airport in Pak-Based Terror Outfit Case

The NIA arrested a 44-year-old man who arrived at the Delhi airport from Dubai in connection with a case linked to the banned Pakistan-based outfit Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF), a senior official said.

(Source: PTI)

Police Arrests 2 Senior Naxal Leaders in Maharashtra

In Maharashtra, police arrest two senior naxal leaders in Gadchiroli. S Balkawade, SP says, "Narmada and her husband Kiran are senior naxal leaders. Narmada has been active for last 25-30 years & had a role in several naxal attacks. She was the leader of the Gadchiroli naxal movement"

(Source: ANI)

Cabinet Approves President's Rule in J&K for 6 Months

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, “Cabinet has approved extension of President's Rule in Jammu and Kashmir for six months with effect from 3rd July 2019.”

(Source: ANI)

12-Feet Long Cobra Rescued from CRPF Camp in Odisha

In Odisha, a 12-feet long cobra rescued from CRPF camp in Rayagada's Seshakhal area. Later it was handed over to the Forest Department which released it in the Gumma Forest.

(Source: ANI)

1 Dead, 2 Injured at Churchgate Station, Ex-Gratia Payment of Rs 5 Lakh Announced

In Western Railway, one person died and two people were injured after aluminium cladding panel on the east side facade of Churchgate new station building fell due to strong winds & rains. Matter to be investigated.

Western Railway PRO said, “An ex-gratia payment of Rs 5 lakh has been announced to the family of the deceased.”

(Source: PTI)

Cross Visits Organised Between US Navy & Indian Navy Personnel

In Visakhapatnam, as part of the professional exchange between visiting US Navy and Indian Navy personnel, cross visits were organised.

Personnel from USS John P Murtha and INS Ranvijay visited each others ships and interacted with their counterparts.

(Source: ANI)

More Than 400 Arrested at Moscow Police Abuse March

More than 400 people including Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny were detained in Moscow, a monitor said, as authorities sought to break up a rally urging police reform after the framing of a journalist on drugs charges.

(Source: AFP)

27 Flights Were Diverted Due to Dust Storm in Delhi

In Delhi, 27 flights destined for Indira Gandhi International Airport were diverted till 7:50 pm today, due to dust storm.

(Source: ANI)

3 Brothers Held Guilty of Killing Girl

A special CBI court held three men guilty of shooting dead a 17-year-old girl five years ago in a village near Muzaffarnagar.

Special Judge Vinayak Singh also convicted the trio, Rohtash, Sunil and Lalit, all brothers, of injuring the girl's parents in a fight over land dispute with them in Muthber village under Bhorakala police station in the district in March 2014.

(Source: PTI)

Donald Trump Jr Meets With Us Senators for Fresh Grilling

Donald Trump Jr returned to Congress to face questions likely to focus on his contacts with Russians, as the president's eldest son insisted he has "nothing to correct" from his 2017 testimony.

(Source: AFP)

Fire Breaks out in Police Lines in Udhampur, No Casualty

A fire broke out during unloading of cans of liquid fuel in police lines in Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district which was doused soon, officials said.

(Source: PTI)

Would Have Have Killed Rapist Had I the Power: BJP's Kanpur MP

Terming rapes of underage girls as "inhuman acts," BJP's new Kanpur MP Satyadev Pachauri said had he the power to punish, he would have killed rapists.

(Source: PTI)

WHO Convenes Emergency Meeting After Ebola Spreads to Uganda

The World Health Organization said that a key emergency committee would meet following confirmation that an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo had spread to neighbouring Uganda.

(Source: PTI)

Delhi Metro Sends Report on Free Rides to Women to Delhi Govt

The Delhi Metro has sent a report on free rides to women to the AAP government, seeking at least eight months' time to make necessary preparations, including seeking approval from the fare-fixation committee, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saidd.

(Source: PTI)

Javadekar to Seek Report on Journalist Bashing by Railway Cops

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said he will seek a report on the incident of a journalist allegedly being beaten up by General Railway Police personnel in Uttar Pradesh.

(Source: PTI)

AAP Promises Compensation to Ankit Saxena’s family at the Earliest

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sarah Bhardwaj assured compensation to the family of 23-year-old Ankit Saxena, who was bludgeoned to death in February last year, allegedly by family members of the woman with whom he was in a relationship with.

(Source: ANI)

Delhi BJP Demands Aap Govt Roll-Back Fixed Charges, Surcharge

The Delhi BJP demanded that the AAP government roll-back fixed charges, power purchase cost adjustment charges, surcharge and pension trust surcharge.

(Source: PTI)

HC Allows Impleading Plea Filed by Vaiko in Sterlite Case

The Madras High Court allowed DMK chief Vaiko and an activist to be be impleaded in the petition by Vedanta group firm Sterlite Copper against a Tamil Nadu government order closing its copper unit in Tuticorin district.

(Source: PTI)

BJP Parliamentary Party Executive Committee Meeting on 16 June

In Delhi, BJP parliamentary party executive committee meeting will be held at the Parliament on 16 June.

(Source: ANI)

Chandigarh to Shimla Highway Blocked After Landslide

In Himachal Pradesh, the Chandigarh to Shimla highway (NH5) blocked after a landslide occurred in Baruri, Solan district.

(Source: ANI)

Cattle Smugglers at Indo-Bangladesh Border Arrested

The Assam police arrested nine cattle smugglers from India-Bangladeh border areas.

"We've recovered iron cutters from them. We had received information that smugglers used to cut fences at the border and smuggle cattle. Nine cattle were also recovered,” SP, South Salmara Mankachar district told ANI.

(Source: ANI)

4 People Die of Lightning in Bihar

Four people were found dead in Sherpur village of Noorsarai block in Bihar’s Nalanda district on Wednesday.

“We are being told that they died due to lightning. They were found dead, near a pond,” an official told ANI.

(Source: ANI)

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