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Chhattisgarh: Woman Naxal killed in encounter; AK-47 rifle, two pistols seized

June 18, 2021 2:37:00 pm

The gunfight took place around 8 am in the forest of Chandameta-Pyarbhat villages when joint teams of security forces were out on an anti-Naxal operation, Inspector General of Police (Bastar range) Sundarraj P told PTI.

Delhi HC’s order surprising, need to examine reading of UAPA, says SC

June 19, 2021 7:16:48 am

The Supreme Court said the manner in which the HC had interpreted the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act "will probably require examination" by the top court.

Central govt committed to providing free Covid-19 vaccines to everyone: PM Modi

June 18, 2021 1:10:38 pm

PM Modi warned people to remain cautious and vigilant, stressing that the virus was “still amongst us” and new and more virulent mutations could potentially pose a real threat in the future.

Judge a BJP member, had objected to his confirmation: Mamata wants HC Nandigram case ‘re-assigned’

Calcutta HC defers hearing of plea challenging Nandigram result to Thursday

June 18, 2021 12:06:34 pm

On May 3, a day after assembly poll results were declared, Mamata alleged that the returning officer of Nandigram had claimed a threat to life while denying a recounting of votes.

Self-styled godman Shiva Shankar Baba, accused of sexual harassment, sent to judicial custody for 14 days

June 18, 2021 11:49:53 am

The Child Welfare Committee (Chengalpet/Kancheepuram) has written a letter to the School Education Department recommending them to shut down the International residential school run by the godman.

‘Digital divide in online education does exist, research on to find operational solution’

June 18, 2021 9:12:29 am

Dr K Kasturirangan, the chairman of the committee that drafted the National Education Policy 2020, said a child’s capacity to learn languages is at its best when he/she is between 3 and 8 years old.

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Rajnath Singh inaugurates 12 new roads in Northern, Eastern border areas

June 18, 2021 9:12:04 am

Speaking at the event, Singh paid tribute to the 20 soldiers who died in the clashes with Chinese troops in Galwan Valley on June 15 last year and said that “India is a peace-loving nation but its response to aggression has been resolute”.

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India, Pak clear all pending assignment visas

June 18, 2021 9:04:05 am

India and Pakistan last year reduced their staff strength in their respective high commissions by half following an incident of alleged involvement of Pakistani officials in 'acts of espionage' in India.

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Mehul Choksi remanded to state prison in Dominica, but to remain in hospital: His lawyer

June 18, 2021 8:17:58 am

The change in custody is being seen as a ray of hope for India which has approached the Dominica High Court seeking to be impleaded as a party in the case filed by lawyers of Choksi whose bail plea was earlier rejected.

6 Covid deaths reported in Chandigarh, Mohali, none in Panchkula

June 18, 2021 6:20:01 am

There are 1,189 active cases in Tricity at present, with most active cases in Mohali at 627.

Temporary teachers continue protest after talks fail with Punjab government

June 18, 2021 6:15:36 am

The teachers' union leader added that they shall continue to hold protests in front of the education department’s building till their demands are met.

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‘92% of fully vaccinated HCWs who got Covid had mild infections’

June 18, 2021 11:30:49 am

Despite virulent second wave, only 1% of vaccinated healthcare workers who got infection post second dose required ICU care or ventilator support, says study

In Mohali, over 4.5L vaccinated

June 18, 2021 6:05:19 am

Civil Surgeon Dr Adarshpal Kaur said that so far, 4,74,708 people have been vaccinated in Mohali.

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Days after asking SAD to exchange ‘weak’ seats: BSP workers now demand Garhshankar too

June 18, 2021 5:58:54 am

While party workers had demanded exchange of some “weak” seats given to BSP at an earlier meeting, they demanded Garhshankar seat (in Hoshiarpur) as well on Thursday.

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Punjab and Haryana HC junks plea for second autopsy on slain gangster Jaipal Bhullar

June 18, 2021 5:42:57 am

The court, while dismissing the plea, said, “It is beyond the jurisdiction of this court to issue any directions”. Bhullar’s family said that they will file an appeal against the order at the Supreme Court.

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SAD’s Jaspreet Longia to be new Kharar Municipal Council president

June 18, 2021 5:32:26 am

The posts of senior vice president and vice president also went to SAD's kitty, making the situation tough for the ruling Congress party.

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West Bengal: Woman beaten up, hair cut off over ‘affair’, seven held

June 18, 2021 5:05:56 am

Some of the villagers alleged that the woman had an “extramarital affair with a local youth”, police sources said.

Centre trying to bulldoze Twitter since they can’t control it, says CM Mamata Banerjee

June 18, 2021 4:29:38 am

Addressing the media at Nabanna, she said “I condemn it. Since they can’t control Twitter, they are trying to bulldoze it. They (Centre) are trying to do so with everyone they are unable to manage.”

Serum could begin Covovax trial on children in India next month

June 18, 2021 11:30:47 am

The recombinant nanoparticle protein-based vaccine — NVX-CoV2373 — developed by the American biotechnology firm has been branded Covovax in India.

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‘BSY will fight rivals demanding his removal but will listen to PM’

June 18, 2021 7:16:31 am

Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has indicated that he will step down if Prime Minister Narendra Modi asks him to do so, according to party sources close to him.

Bengal death: Cops call it mishap, BJP says our man, do ‘fair probe’

June 18, 2021 3:48:32 am

The victim, Debashis Bhattacharya, was on way from Netajinagar in Matangini block to his home in Tamluk, via Kolaghat, on his motorcycle.

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LJP crisis: Rebels elect Pashupati Paras as party chief, Chirag Paswan junks claim

June 18, 2021 3:39:58 am

Chirag hit back at the dissidents led by his uncle, saying he was still the party president as the Patna meeting did not have the required quorum of the national executive.

Chirag’s advisor responsible for crisis in LJP, family: Cousin-MP Prince

June 18, 2021 7:10:32 am

Prince, who is one of the five LJP MPs who have rebelled against Chirag, told The Indian Express over the phone from Patna that his cousin has been under the influence of the advisor for the past few years.

Sanathan Sanstha moves High Court over Facebook block on pages

June 18, 2021 3:22:05 am

At a hearing in the case on Thursday, the counsel for Facebook India told a division bench of Justice M S Sonak and Justice M S Jawalkar they would like to argue on the maintainability of the petition filed by the NGO.

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India trying for early deportation of Mehul Choksi: MEA

June 18, 2021 7:17:00 am

A Dominican magistrate court adjourned till June 25 the hearing into alleged illegal entry of Choksi into the Caribbean island nation, local media there had reported earlier this week.