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More than 62K new Covid cases reported in the country in last 24 hours

The number of new cases of corona is decreasing in the country. In the last 24 hours, 62,480 new cases of corona have been reported, while 1587 people died due to this disease. In the last 24 hours, 88,977 patients have recovered from the pandemic.

Indian Coast Guard on alert after oil spill reported from Haldia-bound Portuguese flag Container ship

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) is monitoring the 10 kilolitres (KL) oil spill into the sea about 450km southeast of Chennai from a Portuguese flag container ship named MV Devon.

According to the Defence officials, “The quantity of oil spilled is not large. So, the economical option is to wait and watch. Further the distance is also far off.”

ਕੋਲਕਾਤਾ : ਭੜਕਾਊ ਭਾਸ਼ਣ ਦੇ ਮਾਮਲੇ ’ਚ ਪੁਲਿਸ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਮਿਥੁਨ ਚੱਕਰਵਰਤੀ ਤੋਂ ਪੁੱਛਗਿੱਛ

ਕੋਲਕਾਤਾ ਪੁਲਿਸ ਨੇ ਪੱਛਮੀ ਬੰਗਾਲ ’ਚ ਆਪਣੇ ਭਾਸ਼ਣਾਂ ਨਾਲ ਚੋਣਾਂ ਤੋਂ ਬਾਅਦ ਹਿੰਸਾ ਭੜਕਾਉਣ ਦੇ ਦੋਸ਼ ’ਚ ਅਭਿਨੇਤਾ ਅਤੇ ਭਾਜਪਾ ਨੇਤਾ ਮਿਥੁਨ ਚੱਕਰਵਰਤੀ ਨਾਲ ਡਿਜ਼ੀਟਲ ਮਾਧਿਅਮ ਨਾਲ ਬੁੱਧਵਾਰ ਨੂੰ ਪੁੱਛ-ਗਿੱਛ ਕੀਤੀ। 

Olympian Milkha Singh's wife died due to Covid

Former Indian women volleyball team captain Nirmal Kaur, the wife of legendary Olympian Milkha Singh, died at a Mohali hospital on Sunday due to complications related to Covid-19 infection, doctors said.

Joint Statement by Left Parties

All India Protest Fortnight - June 16-30, 2021
Roll Back Petrol Price Hikes
Control Prices of Essential Commodities & Drugs

Social activist arrested after suicide by woman YouTuber

Hyderabad police have arrested a social activist after a woman YouTuber allegedly attempted suicide due to the defamatory comments the man had been making against her.

Veer Naris and War Heroes of 1971 Indo-Pak War at Akhnoor 

Lt Gen YK Joshi, GOC-in-C, Northern Command laid a wreath to Swarnim Vijay Mashaal and paid tributes to fallen heroes at the Warrior’s Grove War Memorial, Crossed Swords Division, Akhnoor as a part of Swarnim Vijay Varsh celebrations, today. 

Two cops, two civilians killed in terror attack at Sopore

Terrorists have martyred two cops and two civilians in Jammu and Kashmir’s Sopore on Saturday in a grenade attack. 

NHPC’s earns highest ever profit of Rs 3233 Crore during FY 2020-21

The NHPC Limited, India’s premier hydropower company and a ‘Mini Ratna’ Category-I Enterprise under Ministry of Power has reported highest ever net profit after tax of Rs 3233.37 Crore on standalone basis in the FY 2020-21 compared to Rs 3007.17 Crore for the last fiscal year.

CEO Shrine Board hands over Oxygen Concentrators to DC Reasi

Continuing with its support towards the efforts being made to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board today provided 18 Oxygen Concentrators, one each for the 18 Panchayat Level COVID Care Centres established by the District Administration in Katra and Panthal Blocks of Reasi District. 

Pokhriyal approves release of Report of All India Survey on Higher Education

Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ Thursday approved the release of the report of All India Survey on Higher Education 2019-20. This Report provides key performance indicators on the current status of Higher education in the country.

11 people killed as four story building collapses in Malad 

Eleven people, including six children, were killed and seven others injured when a four-storey building collapsed in Malad's Malvani area late on Wednesday night after a daylong rain in Mumbai.  

Centre clears 12 projects worth Rs 194.58 crore for HP

The Government of India has today approved 12 projects amounting to Rs. 194.58 crore under Central Road and Infrastructure Fund (CRIF) scheme for the State.

Aadhar Card based COVID-19 data can help boost research  

Researchers in the field of Virology have emphasised the need to seek information from all those who have received Corona-19 vaccine.

It is easy to get the feedback, as producing Aadhar Card is mandatory for getting the vaccine. 

Indo-Thai Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT)

The 31stedition of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) between the Indian Navy and the Royal Thai Navy is being conducted from 09 – 11 June 2021. Indian Naval Ship (INS) Saryu, an indigenously built Naval Offshore Patrol Vessel and 

Sunil Chhetri now on 74 goals, 3 short of Pele's 77 international goals

Ace forward Sunil Chhetri has become the world's second most prolific goal scorer amongst the active players -- his tally of 74 is second only to Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo's 103 -- but the India captain is not counting them as yet. In the all-time goal scorers' list, Chhetri is three goals short of Pele's 77 goals.

Patanjali's Coronil faces distribution ban in Nepal

Coronil, the so-called immunity booster kit manufactured by yoga guru Ramdevs Patanjali group in India, has landed in a controversy in Nepal after the Himalayan nations Department of Ayurveda and Alternative Medicine imposed a ban on its distribution.

Seven prisoners flee from police custody in Patna district

Seven persons escaped from police custody after an appearance in a court in Bihar's Patna district on Tuesday, police said.

Priyanka questions govt's Covid death figures

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday once again took a pot shot at the Central government over the deficit in the data of the people who died due to Covid during the second wave of the pandemic.

Indian students paying $4 thousand for one-way fare to Canada

Despite a ban on direct international flights from India by Canada to check the spread of the new Delta variant of Coronavirus, Indian passengers and students are still landing in Toronto and other airports.

BSF and BGB hold virtual meet to deal with crime, fencing, terror acts

The Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Monday began their first ever virtual border management conference to deal with border crimes, single-row border fencing and insurgent activities, among other issues.

East India likely to see rainfall from June 10

Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall activity is very likely over most parts of east India and adjoining central India from June 10 under the influence of a low-pressure area forming over the north Bay of Bengal and the neighbourhood, the IMD said on Monday.

Hyatt Regency Mumbai suspends operations as Owner could not arrange finance

Hyatt Regency Mumbai has suspended its operations in Mumbai as its owner Asian Hotels (West) Ltd has not been able to finance the hotel.

15 dead as fire engulfs in Pune sanitizer factory

At least 15 persons, mostly women, were killed in a major fire that broke out in a sanitiser manufacturing factory in a village of Pune district on Monday afternoon, officials said.

HP urges Centre to notify 25 NHs already approved in principle

HP Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur urged the Union Transport Minister for early notification of 25 national highways approved in principle. Chief Minister called on Nitin Gadkari Union Minister for Road, Transport and Highways at New Delhi on Monday.

Railways delivered over 25K MT of LMO to 15 states so far

The Railway Ministry said on Saturday that it has transported more than 25,000 MT of Liquid Medical Oxygen (LMO) to several states in over 1,500 tankers.

12 member committee sets up to decide criteria for Class 12 results by CBSE

Following the cancellation of Class 12 exams, the CBSE has constituted a 12 member committee to decide on the criteria for the results. The committee, which comprises Joint Secretary 

HP govt watches improved access to quality COVID-19 services

The Nirogya Life Line Foundation gave a presentation regarding improving access to quality screening, diagnostic and treatment services related to COVID-19 and Co-morbidities through tele-medicine here on Wednesday.

Desh Sewak launches English Website virtually

Desh Sewak had earlier launched its website and social media platform on 1st June,2020. After getting a huge success and a good response from the viewers, Desh Sewak launched its website in English language today i.e. 01st June,2021. The launch of the website was virtually in which

Tele-consultation - a blessing in disguise in this pandemic

During the second phase of Covid-19 pandemic, when the normal OPDs were not running and patients were not getting the medical consultations, the doctors from Delhi, Dr Anupam Kumar Ranjan, Senior resident, Emergency Medicine, AIIMS,

BDUs to plan restoration of train services : GM NCR

As gradual unlocking/relaxation in restrictions imposed by some States on account of COVID-19 is expected from June onwards, Railways is planning to gradually restore the train services as per need based demand. 

First Skin Black Fungus Case reported from Chitradurga district in Karnataka

The first Skin Black fungus case in the country has been reported from the Chitradurga district headquarters, according to Dr NB Pralhad, ENT surgeon here.

Lowest no. of cases in 54 days, 1.27 lakh cases reported, 2795 people died of Covid

The country witnessed registering lowest number of new cases of corona in the country in last 54 days. In the last 24 hours, 1,27,510 new cases of corona have been reported, while 2,795 people died due to this disease.

Sr. Adv. Mahesh Jethmalani nominated to Rajya Sabha member

Senior advocate Mahesh Jethmalani has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha on Monday. President Ram Nath Kovind gives his approval on Monday.

Lt Gen Ajai Singh takes over as 16th Commander-in-Chief, Andaman & Nicobar Command

Lt Gen Ajai Singh on Tuesday assumed charge as the 16th Commander-in-Chief of the Andaman & Nicobar Command (CINCAN). The Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) is the only tri-service theatre command of the Armed Forces, based at Port Blair.

Vice Admiral Sandeep Naithani assumes charge as Chief of Material

Vice Admiral Sandeep Naithani, AVSM, VSM, on Tuesday has assumed charge as the Chief of Material, of the Indian Navy.

Father allegedly kills two sons, self in Doda

A father has reportedly killed his two sons and later killed self as well in Doda district of Jammu region on Monday evening. 

White Knight Corps Commemorates 49th Raising Day today

White Knight Corps commemorated its 49th Raising Day today. Lieutenant General Suchindra Kumar, GOC, White Knight Corps, complimented all ranks for the high standards achieved while discharging operational as well as administrative task. 

Deadline for GST return extended till June 26

The entre has extended the deadline to file GST returns for May by 15 days till June 26.

26 metric tonnes of oxygen consumed during peak of 2nd Covid wave

The average consumption of medical oxygen in the city during the peak of the second Covid wave was 26 metric tonnes, according to a health department analysis. Between April 6 and 17, the district saw a significant increase in Covid cases, with the largest number of daily cases 2,436 on April 17. 

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