India's NSA advisor Ajit Doval and Pakistani NSA Moeed Yusuf will be in Tajikistan for a meeting of SCO.

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NSAs Of India & Pak To Attend SCO Meet In Tajikistan Next Week

India's National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and Pakistani NSA Moeed Yusuf are expected to attend an in-person SCO meeting in Tajikistan, on June 23. In the presence of NSAs of other countries, Tajikistan will serve as group chair. Although there is no confirmation of a formal meeting between the Indian and Pakistani NSAs, the development has come at a time when New Delhi and Islamabad are being cautious in relations.

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 - 04:48 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: NSA, Ajit Doval, India, Pakistan

Courtesy: WION News

Sukhi Devi

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5-Year-Old Girl Dies Of Dehydration In Rajasthan

Anjali, a 5-year-old child died due to “severe dehydration'' after walking for 9 km in Rajasthan. Reportedly, the kid and her grandmother, who is 60-years-old walked for 32 hours with an empty stomach and dry throats, under the soul-sucking hot sun. However, they had often used the same route but ''this time Anjali forgot her water bottle'' and died 1.5 km away from the nearest village.

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 - 02:50 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: thirst, Rajasthan, postmortem, Dehydration, died, Anjali

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Richter Scale

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Earthquake Of Magnitude 2.1 Jolts Delhi; No Casualties Reported

An earthquake of low intensity was reported in Delhi on June 20 at 12:02 pm. According to the National Centre of Seismology, the epicenter of the earthquake measuring the intensity of 2.1 on the Richter scale was Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh area. The quake hit at a depth of 7 km from the surface. Besides, there is no immediate report of any damage to life or property.

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 - 01:21 PM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: Earthquake, Richter Scale, Delhi, Punjabi Bagh, Seismology

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Resham Singh

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UP Police Brutalised An Ex-Army Man, Inserts Baton In His Rectum

In a very tragic incident at Pilibhit in UP, police have brutalised an ex-Army man, thrashed his mother and sisters for not having proper documents. The incident happened on May 3 when Resham Singh, the army man, was traveling to Lakhimpur to attend a funeral with his mother and sisters. Moreover, police are accused of inserting a baton in his rectum. Reportedly, Eight cops are accused of the brutalism

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 - 12:20 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Police Brutality, Army, Elderly Woman, thrashed

Courtesy: The Times of India

Chief Minister of Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma

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Assam Govt All Set To Implement Population Control Policy

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma stated on June 19 that the Assam government will progressively adopt a two-child policy for receiving benefits under state-funded programs. Sarma talked about recent evictions in three districts and encouraged the minority community to adopt a “decent family planning policy” for population management in order to alleviate poverty, which leads to limited living space and subsequent land encroachment.

Sun, 20 Jun 2021 - 10:14 AM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Assam, population control, government scheme, Chief Minister

Delhi University.

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CUCET Receives Backlash, Students Plead to Delhi University

Students aspiring to join Delhi University assembled on Telegram pleading against the common entrance exam as Delhi University took the decision of becoming a part of the Central University Common Entrance Test. Students resisted the change as it reduced their options of changing their stream and not having enough preparation time. The Union Education Ministry is expected to a take decision on CUCET, in the coming week.

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 - 06:00 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Delhi university, common entrance test, students, Telegram

Courtesy: The Times of India

Dr Randeep Guleria.

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Third Wave Likely To Hit India In 6 To 8 Weeks, Says AIIMS Chief

The COVID-19 third wave in India is inevitable and might hit in the next six to eight weeks according to AIIMS Chief, Dr Randeep Guleria. The unlock and the lack of COVID appropriate behaviour among people have caused a major concern including the newly emerged Delta-Plus variant. Vaccination of people is a major challenge in the country along with proper surveillance, he added.

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 - 04:00 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: 3rd wave, COVID-19 outbreak, AIIMS, Corona Virus Vaccine

Courtesy: NDTV

Milkha Singh was nicknamed as "The Flying Sikh" due to his excessive running speed

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Milkha Singh To Be Cremated With State Honours

Milkha Singh who passed away in the early hours of June 19 will be cremated in Chandigarh on the same day at 5 pm, stated a family spokesperson. The last rites of the "Flying Sikh" will be performed with state honours. He is survived by his son and three daughters. Punjab Chief Minister Amrinder Singh paid his condolences through Twitter saying that "India and Punjab are poorer today".

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 - 03:00 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: milkha singh, Punjab, Chandigarh, state honours, Indian runner, CM Amrinder singh

Courtesy: Times of India

Richter Scale

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Earthquake at magnitude 4.2 jolts Assam; No Casualties Reported

An earthquake of 4.2 magnitudes struck at Assam with its epicentre being near Tezpur at 1 AM, on June 19. In the last 24 hour, this was the fifth quake to hit the Northeast region. However, no casualties have been reported or any damage to property witnessed. Besides, following the tremor in Assam, Manipur and Meghalaya also recorded 3 & 2.6 magnitude on June 18, respectively.

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 - 11:51 AM / by Sahil Quadir

Tags: Assam, Northeast, Earthquake, Manipur, Meghalaya

Courtesy: Hindustan times

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor

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Twitter, IT Ministry Officials To Meet Indian Parliamentary Committee

After Twitter failed to comply with new IT rules, an Indian parliamentary panel headed by Shashi Tharoor met the Twitter officials and IT Ministry on June 18. However, safeguarding the citizens' rights, preventing misuse of e-news media platforms and Women's security were the issue of discussion. Twitter was provided "multiple opportunities to comply" but it chose the path of "deliberate defiance", said Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad… read-more

Sat, 19 Jun 2021 - 09:00 AM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: IT Rules, Indian government, Dr Shashi Tharoor, Congress MP, Twitter

Courtesy: NDTV