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Bikram Keshari Arukha, a six-time and former minister, elected as the new speaker of Odisha Legislative Assembly
Arukha was elected to the post unopposed in a special session of the House chaired by deputy speaker Rajani Kant Singh.
Altogether 2,210 pilgrims from Bihar are scheduled to go on Hajj pilgrimage this year
The pilgrimage had been suspended for the past couple of years because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
BJP leader Kirit Somaiya files complaint with EC against Sanjay Raut
The leader has requested to initiate an investigation and cancel the election of Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut due to “corrupt practices adopted by him in the recently held Rajya Sabha 2022 Maharashtra elections.”
Summer vacations extended in West Bengal schools till June 26 in view of extreme heatwave conditions
No extension for schools in hilly areas of the Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts, said the West Bengal Government.
Weightlifter Gurunaidu Sanapathi becomes Youth World Champion
Gurunaidu Sanapathi has become India’s first weightlifter to win a gold at the IWF Youth World Championships in Leon, Mexico. The 16-year-old claimed the yellow metal with a total effort of 230kg (104kg+126kg) in the boy’s 55kg event late on Sunday night.
Suspended BJP leader Nupur Sharma summoned by Narkeldanga Police Station
Notice sent under 41A CrPC to be complied on/before June 20. The case has been registered under Sections 153A, 295A, 298, and 34 of IPC, said the Kolkata Police.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra meets party leaders who were detained during the party’s ‘Satyagrah’ march at Tughlaq Road Police Station
Gandhi’s statement is being recorded under Section 50 of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act: Sources
Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to SHO Tughlaq Road alleging manhandling by Delhi Police personnel on the way to ED office, demands action
IPL Media Rights bids reach Rs 43,255 crore for Packages A and B, say reports
- Winner of package A can challenge the winner of package B.
- Names of winners will be out soon.
- The winner will be paying Rs 23,575 crore for the five years TV rights of the IPL.
Congress leaders have taken to the streets to pressurize an investigating agency openly because their corruption has been exposed…It’s an attempt to protect the assets of the Gandhi family
– Union Minister and BJP MP Smriti Irani on ED probe against Rahul Gandhi in National Herald case
Congress leaders Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, KC Venugopal detained by police, taken to Tughlaq Road Police Station
Party’s Deepender S Hooda and Ashok Gehlot were also detained and taken to Fatehpur Police Station.
Shiv Sena MLA Suhas Kande challenges Election Commission’s decision which held his vote as invalid in Rajya Sabha polls on June 10
His petition is listed to be heard on June 15.
Siddu Moose Wala Murder: Two arrested from Gujarat in connection to links with Lawrence Bishnoi’s gang
Santosh Jadhav & Navnath Suryawanshi were arrested from Gujarat last night. We have their remand till June 20. Further probe to be done including their links with Lawrence Bishnoi’s gang & in the murder of Punjabi Singer Siddu Moose Wala, said Kulwant K Sarangal, ADG, Law and Order.
A yellow alert was issued for parts of Delhi for Monday as the maximum temperature is expected to hover around 43 degrees Celsius
CBI arrests four people including NHAI officials and GR Infra employees in a raid
The CBI conducted raids on GR Infraprojects at Guwahati, Shillong, Gurgaon and Bangalore in connection with National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) road projects.
India’s largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki shipped 2.33 lakh units through Railways last fiscal, its highest ever dispatch in a financial year so far.
SpiceJet Ltd Co wins certifications for international cargo operations into EU and the UK
Priyanka Gandhi, CMs Ashok Gehlot, Bhupesh Baghel join Rahul Gandhi in march to ED office
Hundreds of party workers marched to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) office to appear before the agency in the National Herald case.
Rouse Avenue court sends AAP leader and Delhi Minister Satyendar Jain to 14-day judicial custody in an alleged money laundering case
His bail plea will be heard tomorrow at 11 am.
Rahul Gandhi accompanied by Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrives at Congress headquarters, ahead of his appearance before ED today
Rahul Gandhi, accompanied by party leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, has arrived at Congress headquarters, ahead of his appearance before Enforcement Directorate in the National Herald case today.
NCLAT dismisses Amazon’s appeal against suspension of transaction with Future Group
The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) dismissed Amazon’s appeal against suspension of transaction with Future Group and upheld Rs 200 crore penalty imposed by CCI. It has directed Amazon to pay the amount within 45 days. Amazon can challenge the NCLAT order in the Supreme Court.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar to meet senior party leaders to discuss upcoming MLC elections
NCP chief Sharad Pawar is meeting senior leaders of the party at his residence to discuss the upcoming MLC elections and the recently concluded Rajya Sabha election results.
Some Chinese cities on trial to shorten quarantine period for international arrivals: Global Times
Beijing suspends all sports events from today
China reported 69 locally transmitted confirmed Covid-19 cases, including 27 in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region and 29 in Beijing, and 11 in Shanghai in the past 24 hours, according to the National Health Commission’s report on Monday.
Actor Shraddha Kapoor’s brother Siddhanth Kapoor detained in Bengaluru for consuming drugs
What is wrong with holding a peaceful protest march against the misuse of central agencies by the ruling government?
– Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot at party headquarters in Delhi
Congress workers who gathered near party headquarters in support of Rahul Gandhi were detained
A group of Congress workers protesting outside the party headquarters were detained in Delhi ahead of Rahul Gandhi’s questioning by the ED today in the National Herald-AJL case.
Rupee slips 36 paise to record low of 78.29 against US dollar in early trade. PTI
Single day rise of 8,084 new COVID-19 infections, 10 fatalities push India’s tally of cases to 4,32,30,101, death toll to 5,24,771: Govt. PTI
Active COVID-19 cases increase to 47,995 from 44,513: Union Health Ministry. PTI
Thane reports over 600 new COVID-19 cases
With the addition of 616 new cases of coronavirus, the infection count in Thane district of Maharashtra has gone up to 7,14,269, an official said on Monday. These new cases were recorded on Sunday, he said. The district has been reporting more than 500 new cases of the viral infection for last four days. There was no report of any fresh fatality and the death toll in the district remained unchanged at 11,895. The COVID-19 mortality rate in Thane is 1.67 per cent, the official said.
Delhi Police imposes sec 144 CrPC ahead of Congress march
Ahead of the proposed march by the Congress leaders, the Delhi Police on Monday imposed section 144 CrPC in the area around party headquarters at Akbar Road here asking them not to violate the law.All Congress MPs and leaders have proposed to carry out a march in support of their leader Rahul Gandhi, who has to appear before the Enforcement Directorate.
Yoga has gained tremendous popularity globally: PM Modi
Ahead of the eighth International Yoga Day on June 21, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday that yoga has gained tremendous popularity globally.People from different walks of life including leaders, CEOs, sportspersons and actors regularly practice yoga and talk about how it has helped them, he said in a tweet.Modi also posted a video which highlighted various details and benefits of the ancient Indian practice, and also carried snippets of his remarks at the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. Also, June 21 was adopted as the International yoga day
4.0 magnitude earthquake strikes Meghalaya
An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred on Monday morning, the National Center for Seismology informed.The quake occurred at 43 kilometers East-Northeast of Tura.
S-400 defense missile system delivery proceeding well: Russian envoy
Marking the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Russian-Indian diplomatic relations, Russian Ambassador to India Denis Alipov said that S-400 Triumf air defense missile system is proceeding well and in accordance with the schedule.”The best-of-a-kind S-400 systems delivery is proceeding well according to the schedule”, Alipov said. Notably, India had inked the USD 5.43 billion deal with Russia for five squadrons of S-400s in October 2018.
Bitcoin down 4.6% at 18-month low of $25,366; Ether down 6.5% at 15-month low of $1,340 – Reuters
Bengaluru will be developed in planned manner with a long-term vision: Karnataka CM
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai launched numerous development works in Bengaluru and said that the city would be developed in a planned manner with a long-term vision.”Bengaluru would be developed in a planned manner with a long-term vision. It is imperative to draw new plans. Our government is working in this regard,” said Bommai. He also stressed curbing the usage of hoardings and banners in the city and advised the officials to stop the unauthorized use of flex banners.
US Senate negotiators announce a deal on guns, breaking logjam
Senate bargainers on Sunday announced the framework of a bipartisan response to last month’s mass shootings, a noteworthy but limited breakthrough offering modest gun curbs and stepped-up efforts to improve school safety and mental health programs by President Joe Biden and many Democrats. Even so, the accord was embraced by Biden and enactment would signal a significant turnabout after years of gun massacres that have yielded little but stalemate in Congress. Biden said in a statement that the framework “does not do everything that I think is needed, but it reflects important steps in the right direction, and would be the most significant gun safety legislation to pass Congress in decades.”
Oil prices slide on Beijing COVID warning, inflation concerns
Oil prices slipped more than $2 on Monday as a flare-up in COVID-19 cases in Beijing quelled hopes for a rapid pick-up in China’s fuel demand, while worries about global inflation and economic growth further depressed the market. Brent crude futures fell $2.06, or 1.7%, to $119.95 a barrel by 0033 GMT while US West Texas Intermediate crude was at $118.54 a barrel, down $2.13, or 1.8%.
Belongings found of British reporter and indigenous expert missing in Amazon – police
Brazilian police said on Sunday search teams have discovered belongings of missing British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous expert Bruno Pereira who went missing in the Amazon a week ago. A police statement said clothing belonging to Pereira had been found, including a health identification card in his name, and a backpack with clothes belonging to Phillips, and the boots of both men.
Dollar/Yen rises to 135 for first time since February 2002
US two-year treasury yield jumps 9 BPS toO 3.1590%, highest since late 2007
4.2 magnitude earthquake jolts Tibet
An earthquake of magnitude 4.2 jolted Tibet on Monday morning at around 4:01 am. As per National Center for Seismology (NCS), an earthquake of magnitude 4.2 occurred on Monday at 04:01:12 IST in Xizang, the Tibet Autonomous Region ( TAR) or Xizang Autonomous Region, often shortened to Tibet or Xizang.