Thousands of people including Covid patients evacuated because of Cyclone Tauktae from Gujarat and Maharashtra; Bharat Biotech said that the company manufactured Covaxin is effective against the aggressively virulent strains of Covid detected in India and in the UK; Delhi police said that an Aam Admi Party party member is the brain behind the posters that appeared around parts of Delhi a few days ago; Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the Delhi government will take all necessary steps and precautions to check cases of black fungus or mucormycosis in the city; Jharkhand Police has collected over ₹ 35 lakh as fine from people for not wearing masks in public places.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting scheduled on June 24 with political leaders of Jammu and Kashmir is about the delimitation exercise; Delta Plus variant, mutated version of the more aggressive B.1.617.2 strain causes concern; Delhi recorded 124 new Covid-19 cases and seven deaths in the last 24 hours. This is the lowest daily Covid-19 count the city has seen after February 16; Tomorrow, on the 7th International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 6:30 am.
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Jammu and Kashmir's Peoples Democratic Party chief and former Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti is reportedly planning to skip the meeting with PM Modi. Narendra Modi scheduled a meeting with leaders of 8 political parties of Jammu and Kashmir in Delhi on June 24.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a high-level meeting in Delhi to review development projects in Jammu and Kashmir. Twitter India faced tough questions today including why it had not appointed a Chief Compliance Officer in India as it faced the Shashi Tharoor-led parliamentary committee on IT. A group of medical experts surveyed by news agency Reuters has projected that India’s next Covid-19 wave, the country’s third, would arrive here by October and other news.
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While reverence towards Milkha Singh was being expressed by many people across India, a major blunder was committed when Farhan Akhtar's picture was used instead of Milkha Singh at the Noida Stadium.
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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has made it clear that the country would absolutely not permit any of its bases or use of its territory to the United States for any kind of action inside Afghanistan. Pakistan says, 'There is no way we are going to allow any bases, any sort of action from Pakistani territory into Afghanistan'.
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India's Covid cases continue to fall with the country recording 58,419 cases, the lowest in over 80 days. India, the second-worst hit country, now has 2.98 crore cases. The government told the Supreme Court that the Families of Covid victims cannot be paid compensation as it applies to natural disasters only, , adding that states cannot afford to pay ₹ 4 lakh to every victim. Mumbai’s Versova Police on Saturday registered a second FIR in an alleged scam of vaccination of the employees of a film production house in the city. The ongoing World Test Championship (WTC) final in Southampton has been blighted by rainy weather. Pakistan said on Saturday that it would oppose any move by India to divide Kashmir and change its demography and other news.
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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced that the government has made an ambitious plan to keep 5000 health assistants ready in anticipation of a possible third wave of the pandemic. Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister for Electronics & Information Technology said in a series of tweets: It is astounding that Twitter which portrays itself as the flag bearer of free speech, chooses the path of deliberate defiance when it comes to the Intermediary Guidelines; All this and more news at 2 PM.
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Legendary athlete Milkha Singh has passed awayy at the age of 91 due to covid 19 related complications. Milkha Singh was the first Indian track and field athlete to win gold in the then British Empire..