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Assam floods: IAF to carry 1 lakh litres of diesel, petrol to Silchar tomorrow, says CM Sarma
Karbi Anglong (Assam) | June 20, 2022 11:26:41 PM IST
As the flood situation in Assam continues to remain critical, Assam Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday informed that the Indian Air Force (IAF) will carry one lakh litres of diesel and petrol to Silchar on Tuesday. ... read..


Karnataka: PM Narendra Modi dedicates BASE University Campus
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 20, 2022 11:26:39 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the newly built campus of Dr BR Ambedkar School of Economics University located in Jnanabharati Campus on Monday, said a press release. ... read..


Will you stitch my kurta? PM Modi asks while interacting with govt scheme beneficiaries in Mysuru
Mysuru (Karnataka) | June 20, 2022 10:55:50 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday interacted with the beneficiaries of government schemes during his visit to Karnataka's Mysuru. ... read..


Himachal cable car mid-air glitch: 'Enquiry will be conducted', says CM Jairam Thakur
Parwanoo (Himachal Pradesh) | June 20, 2022 10:55:49 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur on Monday met people who were rescued after a cable car trolley got stuck mid-air at a private resort in Parwanoo in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district. ... read..


Secunderabad violence: New FIR against Protestors registered, 6 new sections added
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 20, 2022 10:55:43 PM IST
Hyderabad Police has registered a new FIR against the protestors who were involved in violence at Secunderabad Railway station, officials said on Monday. ... read..


UP: Food delivery boy allegedly assaulted by customer in Lucknow
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) | June 20, 2022 10:55:39 PM IST
A Zomato delivery boy was allegedly assaulted by a customer in Lucknow, Police said on Monday. ... read..


SC denies permission to Nawab Malik, Anil Deshmukh to vote in MLC elections
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 10:55:35 PM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday declined a plea for temporary release of Maharashtra ex-home minister Anil Deshmukh and cabinet minister Nawab Malik to cast vote at the Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) polls, being held today. ... read..


Firing on security forces case: NIA raids 7 places in J-K; 4 arrested
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 10:55:34 PM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out searches at seven locations in Jammu and Kashmir and arrested four people in connection with a case of firing on security forces by Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) outfit members in South Kashmir. ... read..


Huawei's FreeBuds Pro 2 to launch 'soon'
Shenzhen | June 20, 2022 10:55:32 PM IST
Putting an end to rumours, Huawei has confirmed that the next generation Huawei FreeBuds Pro 2 will be arriving this month. ... read..


Delhi Court grants 14 day police custody to arrested in Moose Wala murder case
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 10:55:26 PM IST
A Delhi Court on Monday granted 14 days custody of three accused, including two shooters, to Delhi Police in connection with Moose Wala's murder case. These accused are allegedly associated with Lawrence Bishnoi Gang. Singer Moose Wala was shot dead in Ma ... read..


Another landslide hits Meghalaya's Sonapur Tunnel, commuters requested to avoid unnecessary travelling
East Jaintia Hills (Meghalaya) | June 20, 2022 10:55:24 PM IST
Torrential rains continue to lash Meghalaya as Sonapur Tunnel in the East Jaintia Hills district was hit by another round of landslides. ... read..


Amit Shah speaks to Assam, Meghalaya CMs to discuss flood situation in both states
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 10:25:11 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Meghalaya counterpart Conrad Sangma to discuss the flood situation in parts of both states in the wake of heavy rainfall. ... read..


Army issues notification for recruitment under Agnipath scheme, registration to open in July
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 10:25:09 PM IST
The Indian Army on Monday issued the first notification for the recruitment of Agniveers under the Agnipath scheme with the registration process set to begin in July this year. ... read..


Govt, industries working with 'whole-of-government approach' to connect Agniveers with job opportunities, says Education Minister
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 9:55:31 PM IST
Amid concerns over the future of Agniveers after the end of their four-year service in the Armed Forces, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that the Centre, state governments along with industries are working with a "whole-of-the-g ... read..


Delhi registers 1,060 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 9:55:24 PM IST
Delhi reported 1,060 new COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths in the last 24 hours as per the Delhi government health bulletin on Monday. ... read..


Using abusive language against PM is in the Congress' DNA: Jharkhand BJP chief
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 9:25:10 PM IST
Jharkhand Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president and Rajya Sabha MP Deepak Prakash on Monday condemned the statement made by senior Congress leader Subodh Kant Sahay against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said using "abusive language" against PM Modi is ... read..


BJP asks leaders to conduct reach out program to bust myths about Agnipath scheme: Sources
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 8:57:09 PM IST
With an aim to curb the violence that erupted against the centre's Agnipath scheme and bust myths, Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) top brass instructed its party leaders to conduct a major reach out program, said sources on Monday. ... read..


PM Modi inaugurates Centre for Brain Research at IISc Bengaluru
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 8:57:08 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated the Centre for Brain Research and laid the foundation stone for Bagchi Parthasarathy Multispeciality Hospital at IISc Bengaluru, said a press release by Prime Minister's Office on Monday. ... read..


Apple could launch second generation AirTag model, says analyst
Washington | June 20, 2022 8:57:02 PM IST
Apple had introduced AirTags as a way to keep track of items, but latest reports have suggested that Apple has progressively expanded shipments of the AirTag since its debut, according to a tweet by TFI International Securities. ... read..


PM Modi urges youth undertaking start-ups to develop things to empower 'divyangs'
Mysuru (Karnataka) | June 20, 2022 8:57:00 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, while dedicating a 'centre of excellence for persons with communication disorders' to the nation here, urged the youth undertaking start-ups to use their ideas and innovative thinking to develop things to empower 'd ... read..


Content of textbooks rationalised in view of COVID-19 pandemic: NCERT
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 8:56:58 PM IST
National Council of Educational Research and Training(NCERT), an autonomous organisation of the government, Director Prof Dinesh Prasad Saklani on Monday said that rationalisation of content in the textbooks will be done in view of the COVID-19 pandemic t ... read..


Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 to come with a smaller crease than Z Fold3, leaked photos confirm
Washington | June 20, 2022 8:56:56 PM IST
Last month, a tweet from Ice Universe confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4 will have a less pronounced crease compared to its predecessor. Now to show how the two are different in their looks, the leakster has photographic proof - a side-by-side comp ... read..


Congress leader Subodh Kant Sahay compares PM Modi to Hitler, party distances from his remarks
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 8:56:50 PM IST
Congress leader Subodh Kant Sahay on Monday sought to compare Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Hitler and said "he will die like Hitler" if he takes to tactics of the German dictator. ... read..


Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain admitted to hospital, condition stable: Sources
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 8:56:48 PM IST
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain was on Monday admitted to LNJP hospital here, sources said. ... read..


Court grants bail to man who offered Rs 1 cr bounty for cutting tongue of Nupur Sharma
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 8:56:46 PM IST
A Delhi court recently granted bail to a person who allegedly offered a bounty of Rs one crore for cutting the tongue of Nupur Sharma, former spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The accused, who is said to be the chief of Bhim Sena, allegedl ... read..


Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel addresses diamond jubilee celebrations of LD College Engineering
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | June 20, 2022 8:24:46 PM IST
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on Monday attended the 75th-anniversary celebrations of LD College of Engineering, Ahmedabad. ... read..


Congress leaders meet President Kovind to discuss Agnipath scheme, police atrocities
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 8:24:42 PM IST
As protests against the Centre's newly-launched Agnipath military recruitment scheme intensified, Congress leaders on Monday met President Ram Nath Kovind to discuss the Agnipath scheme and police atrocities against MPs. ... read..


DGCA advisory to airports to maintain preparedness for monsoon
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 7:56:30 PM IST
Aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an advisory asking all airports in the country to maintain preparedness for the monsoon season and strictly follow guidelines pertaining to wildlife hazard management to ensure air ... read..


Sonia Gandhi discharged from Delhi's Ganga Ram Hospital
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 7:56:29 PM IST
Indian National Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who was admitted to Ganga Ram Hospital due to COVID-related issues, has been discharged, the party's General Secretary in-charge Communications, Jairam Ramesh, said in a tweet on Monday. ... read..


Govt provided social justice with effective last-mile delivery during last 8 years: PM Modi
Mysuru (Karnataka) | June 20, 2022 7:56:14 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday enumerated the welfare schemes undertaken by the Central government in the past eight years and said that they have "provided social justice with effective last-mile delivery". ... read..


Assam floods: CM Sarma directs DCs to accord top priority to relief operation
Guwahati (Assam) | June 20, 2022 7:26:58 PM IST
As the flood situation in Assam continues to remain critical and affected nearly 42.28 lakh people in 33 districts, Chief Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday directed all the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) to prioritise relief operation instead of follo ... read..


Pune special court extends police custody of Jadhav, Mahakal, two others
Pune (Maharashtra) | June 20, 2022 6:54:57 PM IST
A Pune special court on Monday extended the police custody of four arrested accused namely Santosh Jadhav, Sourav Mahakal, Navnath Suryawanshi and Tejas Shinde till June 27. ... read..


Flood situation remains grim in Assam's Karimganj, nearly 90k people affected
Karimganj (Assam) | June 20, 2022 6:54:40 PM IST
The flood situation in Assam's Karimganj district continues to remain grim as flood waters submerged several areas of the district and have affected nearly 90,000 people. The water levels in Kushiyara, Longai and Singla are flowing above the danger mark. ... read..


Himachal mid-air cable car glitch: All stranded people rescued
Solan (Himachal Pradesh) | June 20, 2022 5:55:08 PM IST
All tourists who were stuck mid-air in a cable car in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district for over three hours have been rescued, according to the district magistrate. ... read..


Manpreet Manu fired first shot at singer Moose Wala: Delhi Police
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 5:54:51 PM IST
Delhi Police arrested three persons, including two main shooters in the Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala killing case, said officials on Monday. ... read..


Sidhu Moose Wala murder case: Two chief sharpshooters arrested
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 5:25:39 PM IST
In a major breakthrough, Delhi Police on Monday arrested three persons, including two main shooters in the killing of famed Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala. ... read..


Nine members of family found dead in Maharashtra's Sangli
Sangli (Maharashtra) | June 20, 2022 5:25:34 PM IST
Nine members of a family were found dead in Maharashtra's Sangli on Monday and police have suspected it to be a case of suicide. ... read..


Centre working to improve connectivity, make Bengaluru free of traffic jams: PM Modi
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 20, 2022 5:25:28 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that the double-engine government is working on every possible means to improve connectivity in the capital and to make Bengaluru free from traffic jams. ... read..


Himachal mid-air cable car glitch: Air Force on alert, CM Jairam Thakur to reach site
Solan (Himachal Pradesh) | June 20, 2022 5:25:26 PM IST
Indian Air Force was put on alert after at least seven people were rescued and eight others continue to be stranded in two cable cars were stuck mid-air in Himachal Pradesh's Solan Valley on Monday. ... read..


Income Tax dept conducts raids in Tamil Nadu, detects evasion of over Rs 400 crore income
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2022 5:25:24 PM IST
Income Tax Department has carried out search and seizure operations in Tamil Nadu in the case of the leading industrial group of Chennai, engaged in the business of manufacturing Indian-made foreign liquor (IMFL), logistics, hospitality, entertainment etc ... read..


Youth being misguided, says Uttarakhand CM on Agnipath protests
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | June 20, 2022 4:58:22 PM IST
Amid the ongoing protests against the Centre's newly-launched Agnipath military recruitment scheme, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Monday said youth are being misguided. ... read..


Himachal mid-air cable car glitch: NDRF begins rescue operation, five rescued so far
Solan (Himachal Pradesh) | June 20, 2022 4:58:20 PM IST
A National Disaster Response Force team is conducting a rescue operation at the site where a cable car was stuck mid-air with 11 people on board after a glitch at Timber Trail Parwanoo in Himachal Pradesh's Solan valley on Monday. ... read..


A small lowering of groundwater level leads to weaker house foundations, says Study
Gothenburg | June 20, 2022 4:25:37 PM IST
According to research done at the University of Gothenburg, a small lowering of the groundwater level can destroy the foundation of a house. The thesis shows that wooden pile foundations show visible damage after only a year if the groundwater level lower ... read..


Tourists stranded mid-air after technical glitch hits cable cars in Himachal's Parwanoo
Solan (Himachal Pradesh) | June 20, 2022 3:56:52 PM IST
Seven tourists got stranded mid-air at Timber Trail Parwanoo in Himachal Pradesh's Solan valley on Monday after their cable car developed a technical glitch. ... read..


Hazrat-e-Zati Shahwali's Urs observed in J-K's Kupwara
Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 20, 2022 3:56:46 PM IST
The annual Urs-e-Mubarak (death anniversary) of well-known Sufi saint Hazrat-e-Zati Shahwali (RA) concluded at Drugmulla in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district. ... read..


Congress MPs to hold meeting today over ED probe against Rahul Gandhi, Agnipath Scheme
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 3:56:39 PM IST
Congress MPs will hold a meeting at the Parliamentary Party office in Parliament on Monday over the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) probe against Rahul Gandhi in a money laundering case linked to the National Herald newspaper and the Centre's newly launche ... read..


Fact Check: Letter being circulated on Agnipath Scheme 'fake', says Centre
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 3:56:35 PM IST
The Central government on Monday clarified that a letter being circulated in the name of the Defence Ministry that lists "revised terms and tenure of service for recently enrolled jawans" under the Centre's new recruitment scheme Agnipath is 'fake'. ... read..


PM Modi unveils statue of Dr BR Ambedkar in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 20, 2022 3:56:37 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on a two-day visit to Karnataka, unveiled a statue of Dr BR Ambedkar at Dr BR Ambedkar School of Economics (BASE) in Bengaluru on Monday. ... read..


Flood, landslides claim 71 lives so far in Assam, 33 districts affected
Guwahati (Assam) | June 20, 2022 3:25:58 PM IST
Floods and resultant landslides in Assam have claimed 71 lives this year so far. ... read..


MP: 3 Naxals killed in encounter with police in Balaghat
Balaghat (Madhya Pradesh) | June 20, 2022 3:25:54 PM IST
At least three Naxals, including a woman, were gunned down in an encounter that broke out between police and Naxals in the Kadla village of Madhya Pradesh's Balaghat district on Monday. ... read..


Security beefed up in UP's Gorakhpur amid protest over Agnipath Scheme
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) | June 20, 2022 3:25:50 PM IST
Amid protests against the Centre's new Agnipath recruitment scheme, security has been beefed up in many places including Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur. ... read..


For first time, Navy to recruit women sailors through Agnipath
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 3:25:48 PM IST
Focusing on gender-neutrality in all its branches, the Indian Navy will recruit women sailors through the newly-unveiled Agnipath recruitment scheme and these new recruits will be posted on board warships upon completion of training. ... read..


Chennai: DYFI cadres protest against Agnipath demanding scheme's withdrawal
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2022 3:25:45 PM IST
Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) cadres protest near Sasthri Bhavan in Chennai's Nungambakkam against the Agnipath recruitment Scheme on Monday. ... read..


Bharat Bandh over Agnipath: Security beefed up in Vijayawada
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) | June 20, 2022 3:25:43 PM IST
As protests against the Agnipath protests intensify, with several organisations temporarily shutting down operations in view of 'Bharat Bandh', security forces have been deployed at Vijayawada Junction railway station on Monday. ... read..


Delhi Police assures law and order situation under control as Agnipath protests intensify
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 3:25:39 PM IST
With the government denying the rollback of the Agnipath military recruitment scheme, some organisations have called for 'Bharat Bandh' on Monday amid the ongoing protests demanding a rollback of the plan. ... read..


JNU professor abducted, beaten after road rage
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 3:25:37 PM IST
An assistant professor of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) has filed an FIR alleging that he was abducted and assaulted by a group of people following a road rage incident. ... read..


Northern Army Commander in Leh on 4-day visit
Leh (Ladakh) | June 20, 2022 3:25:31 PM IST
Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi on Monday reached Leh on a four-day visit to the world's highest battlefield, to review training, operational preparedness, and induction of modern weapon systems, equipment, and logistics assets ... read..


Telegram introduces premium subscription service
Washington | June 20, 2022 2:55:35 PM IST
Encrypted messaging platform Telegram has rolled out its premium service. ... read..


Bharat Bandh: Issue of platform tickets restricted in Chennai division
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) | June 20, 2022 2:55:22 PM IST
In view of the proposed Bharat Bandh and to safeguard the security of passengers, the Railways on Monday decided to restrict the issuance of platform tickets at all stations under the Chennai division of the Southern Railway. ... read..


Study analyses environmental impact of nuclear power generation
Kyoto | June 20, 2022 2:55:05 PM IST
In an ever-evolving world, a rapidly growing population, coupled with urbanization and industrialization, is driving ever-increasing energy demand. Today's challenge is to meet this energy demand while curbing global warming, a condition that fossil fuel ... read..


Salman Khurshid questions 'character' of the Armed Forces behind bringing Agnipath scheme
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 2:25:05 PM IST
Amid the row over the Centre's newly-launched Agnipath scheme, senior Congress leader and former union minister Salman Khurshid on Monday questioned the "character" of the Armed Forces, doubting their intention behind bringing the scheme. ... read..


Agnipath Scheme result of 'rough calculation' of new recruitment paradigms: Manish Tewari
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 2:24:59 PM IST
Lok Sabha MP and Congress leader Manish Tewari on Monday stood in support of the concerns expressed by protestors against the 'Agnipath scheme', a recruitment scheme aiming to induct youth into the Army. ... read..


Cyber security integral to national security, Modi Govt committed to making it robust: Amit Shah
By Rajnish Singh And Amit Kumar

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 2:24:50 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said that cyber security is integral to national security and Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Central government is committed to making it robust. ... read..


Body-checking experience does not reduce risk of injury for hockey players: study
Calgary | June 20, 2022 2:24:48 PM IST
According to a new study by the CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), youth hockey players with long body-checking experience were at significantly higher risk of concussion than their peers with less body-checking experience. ... read..


Yoga Day 2022: PM Modi to lead celebrations from Mysuru, Ministers to join from 75 iconic locations
By Payal Mehta

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 2:24:45 PM IST
International Yoga Day celebration will be a special occasion this year as it marks the 75th year of India's independence. ... read..


Important to build cyber-secure India for country's development, says Amit Shah
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 1:54:55 PM IST
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday said that the Digital India program has brought in positive changes in the country and India's development can't be done without cyber security. ... read..


PM Modi inaugurates Centre for Brain Research at IIS in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 20, 2022 1:54:53 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on a two-day visit to Karnataka, inaugurated the Centre for Brain Research at the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru on Monday. ... read..


Bhupendra Patel aims to enhance relationship between police, people of Gujarat via 'Pahel'
Ahmedabad (Gujarat) | June 20, 2022 1:54:50 PM IST
Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel on Monday inaugurated a new initiative, named Pahel aiming to enhance the relationship between the police and people of the state. ... read..


Nawab Malik, Anil Deshmukh move SC to vote for MLC elections today
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 1:25:22 PM IST
Maharashtra ex-home minister Anil Deshmukh and cabinet minister Nawab Malik on Monday approached the Supreme Court challenging the Bombay High Court order rejecting their pleas to vote at the Maharashtra Legislative Council (MLC) polls that is taking plac ... read..


Man killed in bear attack in Andhra Pradesh
Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh) | June 20, 2022 1:25:20 PM IST
A 72-year-old man was killed after being attacked by a bear in the Kidisingi village of Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district on Sunday morning, police said. ... read..


PM Modi arrives in Bengaluru to launch infrastructure projects worth over Rs 27,000 cr
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 20, 2022 1:25:15 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Karnataka's Bengaluru to inaugurate and lay foundation stones for several rail and road infrastructure projects worth over Rs 27,000 crore. ... read..


'No one is Queen Victoria or Prince': Sambit Patra on Cong protesting against ED questioning Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 12:54:55 PM IST
Amid Congress' protest against ED questioning Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sambit Patra on Monday said 'law is equal for all'. ... read..


Seven terrorists including Lashkar operatives from Pakistan killed in encounters in J-K
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 20, 2022 12:54:49 PM IST
Seven terrorists including three Pakistanis were killed in encounters with security forces in the Valley, said Inspector General of Police (IGP), Kashmir Vijay Kumar on Monday. ... read..


Rahul Gandhi joins ED probe in National Herald case for fourth day
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 12:54:47 PM IST
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday rejoined Enforcement Directorate's (ED) ongoing investigation in connection with an alleged money laundering case related to the National Herald newspaper for the fourth day. ... read..


Centre forcing country's youth to walk on 'firepath' of unemployment: Congress
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 12:54:45 PM IST
Congress leaders, including Mallikarjun Kharge, Salman Khurshid, K Suresh, V Narayanasamy and others, are holding a 'Satyagraha' at Jantar Mantar to protest against the Enforcement Directorate summons to Rahul Gandhi and Agnipath scheme. ... read..


Bharat Bandh over Agnipath: Trains cancelled, traffic jams across Delhi-NCR
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 12:26:05 PM IST
Over 80 trains have been cancelled and massive traffic jams are being witnessed across Delhi-NCR on Monday as some organisations have called for a "Bharat Bandh" to mark their protest against the Agnipath recruitment scheme unveiled by the Central governm ... read..


Congress holds 'Satyagraha' at Jantar Mantar over ED probe against Rahul Gandhi, Agnipath scheme
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 11:56:12 AM IST
As a mark of protest over the Enforcement Directorate's (ED) probe against Rahul Gandhi in a money laundering case linked to the National Herald newspaper and the Centre's newly launched Agnipath recruitment scheme, Congress held a 'Satyagraha' at Jantar ... read..


Siddaramaiah questions contributions made by Centre for BASE, ahead of PM's visit in K'taka
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | June 20, 2022 11:56:10 AM IST
Former Karnataka Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Monday recalled that former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh inaugurated the flagship project Babasaheb Dr B R Ambedkar School of Economics in 2017. ... read..


Over 80 trains cancelled amid Agnipath protests today, check here
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 11:26:25 AM IST
Over 80 trains have been cancelled on Monday amid the protests in various parts of the country against the new recruitment scheme in the Armed Forces. ... read..


Schools closed in Jharkhand today amid call for Bharat Bandh over Agnipath Scheme
Ranchi (Jharkhand) | June 20, 2022 11:26:23 AM IST
All schools in Jharkhand will remain closed on Monday in the wake of the "Bharat Bandh" called by some organisations against the Agnipath recruitment scheme launched by the Central government last week. ... read..


India registers 12,781 new COVID-19 cases, 18 deaths
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 11:26:19 AM IST
India reported 12,781 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Monday. ... read..


NIA conducts raids at multiple locations in J-K
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 11:26:16 AM IST
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out searches at multiple locations in Jammu and Kashmir in a terror attack case, sources said. ... read..


Over 193.53 cr COVID vaccine doses provided to States/UTs: Centre
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 10:56:00 AM IST
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Monday informed that more than 193.53 crore vaccine doses have been provided to States and Union Territories so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive. ... read..


PM Modi embarks on 2-day visit to Karnataka
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 10:55:56 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday embarked on a two-day visit to Karnataka to inaugurate and lay foundation stones for several rail and road infrastructure projects worth over Rs 27,000 crore. ... read..


'Proud of our pilots, have faith in them': SpiceJet after plane carrying 185 passengers makes emergency landing in Patna
By Ashoke Raj

New Delhi | June 20, 2022 10:55:52 AM IST
A day after the Patna-Delhi SpiceJet plane with around 185 passengers on board made an emergency landing in Patna after its wing caught fire, SpiceJet Chief of Flight Operations also known as the Head of Pilots appealed to all passengers to 'be proud of i ... read..


Cong to meet President, demand withdrawal of Agnipath Scheme
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 10:55:50 AM IST
Congress General Secretary Ajay Maken said that the Congress will hold Satyagraha at Jantar Mantar on Monday and demand the President withdraw the Agnipath recruitment scheme. ... read..


Agnipath Protests: Tight security in Bengal's Howrah amid call for Bharat Bandh today
Howrah (West Bengal) | June 20, 2022 10:25:29 AM IST
Security was tightened at various locations in the Howrah district of West Bengal amid Bharat Bandh called by some organisations on Monday to mark their protest against the Agnipath recruitment scheme announced by the Centre last week. ... read..


Parts of Maharashtra likely to receive heavy rainfall
Mumbai (Maharashtra) | June 20, 2022 10:25:27 AM IST
Parts of Maharashtra are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Monday morning, the Regional Meteorological Centre of Mumbai said. ... read..


Security forces deployed in Bihar amid Bharat Bandh
Patna (Bihar) | June 20, 2022 10:56:01 AM IST
In view of the Bharat Bandh called by some organisations as a protest against the Agnipath recruitment scheme, security personnel was seen deployed across Patna as a precautionary measure on Monday. ... read..


Agnipath protests: Special security arrangements in place at Ludhiana railway station a day after violence
Ludhiana (Punjab) | June 20, 2022 9:55:54 AM IST
A day after violence erupted at the Ludhiana railway station amid protest against the Centre's Agnipath scheme, Ludhiana Police on the intervening night of Sunday and Monday took stock of Ludhiana railway station. ... read..


Assam floods: 2 policemen washed away in Nagaon
Nagaon (Assam) | June 20, 2022 9:55:52 AM IST
Two police personnel were washed away in flood waters in Central Assam's Nagaon district on Sunday night. ... read..


Dehradun: Ahead of International Yoga Day, CM Dhami participates in 'Run for Yoga' program
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) | June 20, 2022 9:55:48 AM IST
On the eve of International Yoga Day, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Monday, participated in a race organised from Ghantaghar to MKP Chowk under the "Run for Yoga" program and gave a message of awareness to the youth and public on Yoga. ... read..


Congress protest: Delhi Traffic Police issues advisory for routes to be avoided
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 9:25:37 AM IST
In view of Congress protests over Enforcement Directorate's (ED) probe against Rahul Gandhi in a money laundering case linked to the National Herald newspaper, Delhi Traffic Police on Monday issued a fresh advisory for commuters. ... read..


Four terrorists neutralised in J-K's Kupwara, search operations underway
Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 20, 2022 9:25:33 AM IST
Two more terrorists were neutralised in an encounter that broke out in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir, informed the police on Monday. ... read..


Assam floods: CM Sarma to chair meeting with DCs, SDOs on disaster preparedness
Guwahati (Assam) | June 20, 2022 9:25:28 AM IST
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will hold a meeting with the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) and the Sub-Divisional Officers (Civil) - SDOs on Monday to review the flood situation and disaster preparedness. ... read..


J-K: Encounter breaks out between security forces, terrorists; 1 terrorist killed
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 20, 2022 8:55:24 AM IST
One terrorist has been killed by security forces after an encounter broke out in the Chatpora area of Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday morning. ... read..


Security beefed up in several states amid Agnipath protests
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 8:55:22 AM IST
Security has been beefed up in several states on Monday amid protests against the Centre's new Agnipath recruitment scheme. ... read..


Amid protests against Agnipath scheme, Mahindra Group announce to recruit Agniveers
New Delhi | June 20, 2022 7:25:01 AM IST
Saddened by the violence around the Agnipath scheme, Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra on Monday announced to recruit "trained and capable" Agniveers. ... read..


Secunderabad violence: 45 protestors held, role of army coaching centres suspected
Hyderabad (Telangana) | June 20, 2022 6:54:33 AM IST
As many as 45 protestors were arrested in connection with the Secunderabad Railway Station violence. ... read..


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