5.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Jammu and Kashmir, epicentre in Tajikistan

5.8 magnitude earthquake strikes Jammu and Kashmir, epicentre in Tajikistan

An earthquake measuring 5.8 on Richter scale struck Jammu and Kashmir at 7 am on Tuesday (June 16). This was the third earthquake to hit the union territory in three days.  According to officials, the epicentre of earthquake was in Tajikistan at a depth of around 100 Km. People living in most parts of the Kashmir Valley, including Srinagar, Kishtwar and Doda districts felt the tremors. Mild tremors were also felt in Jammu. An earthquake of magnitude 3.6 hit Jammu and Kashmir on Monday (June 15) night…
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With 11,502 new COVID-19 cases, total tally in India cross 3.32 lakh mark

With 11,502 new COVID-19 cases, total tally in India cross 3.32 lakh mark

India on Monday (June 15, 2020) recorded more than 11,000 cases taking the total tally to 3.32 lakh and death toll at 9520. As per the Ministry of Health data, the total coronavirus cases in India stand at 332424 which include 169798 recovered cases, 153106 active cases, 1 migrant patient and death toll 9520.  Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, and Delhi are among the worst-hit states in the country as cases continue to surge.  Here's the state-wise list of coronavirus cases in India: Name of State / UTActive Cases*CuredDeaths**Total…
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Monsoon movement may get slow this week as low pressure weakens, predicts IMD

Monsoon movement may get slow this week as low pressure weakens, predicts IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday (June 14) that monsoon has covered a large part of west and central India but its progress is expected to get slower this week as low pressure weakens. The IMD said in a statement that the monsoon has advanced into the remaining parts of central Arabian Sea, some parts of northeast Arabian Sea, Gujarat, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, remaining parts of Maharashtra (including Mumbai), some parts of Madhya Pradesh, most parts of Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand and some more parts…
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Some Mumbai local trains to resume services for coronavirus COVID-19 emergency workers from June 15

Some Mumbai local trains to resume services for coronavirus COVID-19 emergency workers from June 15

Western Railway announced on Sunday (June 14) that some local trains will resume operations in Mumbai from Monday (June 15) only for those engaged in essential services amid the coronavirus COVOD-19 pandemic. Western Railway tweeted that general passengers will not be allowed to board these trains and people should not crowd at stations. "Western Railway have decided to resume their selected suburban services over WR w.e.f. Monday, 15th June, 2020 with defined protocol & SOP, only for movement of essential staff as identified by the State Government,"…
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US wants an open relationship with China but pledges to defend its national interests

US wants an open relationship with China but pledges to defend its national interests

Amid the rising tension between the US and China, US Department of State quoting President Donald Trump on Sunday (June 14) said that Washington wants an open and constructive relationship with Beijing but achieving that relationship requires the US to vigorously defend its national interests.  The US Department of State also accused the Chinese goverment of continually violating its promises to the US and many other nations. Few days go, it was reported that US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is planning to travel to Hawaii to…
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Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, found dead at Mumbai home

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, found dead at Mumbai home

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his residence in Mumbai’s Bandra, his representative and Mumbai Police said on Sunday. The actor was found dead at his sixth floor apartment in Bandra (West). While the police have confirmed that he has died by suicide, no ‘note’ was found from his residence. “Sushant Singh Rajput has committed suicide, Mumbai Police is investigating,” DCP Pranay Ashok, spokesperson Mumbai Police said. The actor was known for his performances in films such as Chhichhore, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story and…
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Situation along border with China under control, have strong ties with Nepal: Army Chief MM Naravane

Situation along border with China under control, have strong ties with Nepal: Army Chief MM Naravane

Army Chief General MM Naravane on Saturday (June 13) said that India has a very strong relationship with Nepal and will remain as it is in future. He also stated that situation along India’s borders with China is under control and all perceived differences between the two nations would be put to rest through continued dialogue. The Army chief, who reviewed the Passing Out Parade of 423 officers at Indian Military Academy in Dehradun, stated, "We have a very strong relationship with Nepal. We have geographical, cultural,…
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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviews Ladakh situation with CDS Bipin Rawat, three service chiefs

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviews Ladakh situation with CDS Bipin Rawat, three service chiefs

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reviewed the situation in Ladakh with Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and the three services chiefs amid the deescalated border stand-off with China. According to sources, the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, CDS Rawat and the three service chiefs met to assess the ground situation on the Line of Actual Control and what needs to be done. This was the second review meeting held by the Defence Minister within a week`s span. The first one was on June 8, two…
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After 18-days on ventilator, 4-month-old recovers from COVID-19 in Visakhapatnam

After 18-days on ventilator, 4-month-old recovers from COVID-19 in Visakhapatnam

A 4-month-old baby who successfully fought the coronavirus battle was discharged from a hospital in Visakhapatnam on Friday, as per a report by ANI.  The baby was discharged from the Visakhapatnam VIMS hospital on Friday evening where she had been put on ventilator support for nearly 18 days. She was tested again and her samples were negative for COVID-19. The mother, a tribal woman of East Godavari named Laxmi had tested positive for COVID-19 and late her baby was found to be infected too. The baby was…
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India’s oldest first-class cricketer Vasant Raiji dies aged 100

India’s oldest first-class cricketer Vasant Raiji dies aged 100

India's oldest first-class cricketer Vasant Raiji has recently passed away. He was 100-year-old. Ace cricket statistician Mohandas Menon took to his official Twitter handle and confirmed that Raiji--who appeared in nine first-classs matches for Bombay and Baroda--is no more. "Cricketer Vasant Raiji who turned 100 years on 26 January this year is no more!He played in 9 first-class matches from 1939 to 1950 for Bombay and Baroda.#RIP," he tweeted. Menon further confirmed that New Zealand's Alan Burgess, who was born on May 1, 1920 and played in…
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