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Day: June 11, 2020

Beyond Ladakh: India routes additional troops to counter Chinese buildup
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Beyond Ladakh: India routes additional troops to counter Chinese buildup

A weekly show that gets you up close and personal with India's weapons, war-fighting machinery and the humans that control them. A passion-driven on-camera dive into India's military might, Battle Cry is fronted by three of India's finest & award winning defence reporters -- Shiv Aroor, Gaurav C Sawant and Sandeep Unnithan Source link
Delhi: Fire Breaks Out At Chemical Godown In Swaroop Nagar; 16 Fire Tenders At Spot
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Delhi: Fire Breaks Out At Chemical Godown In Swaroop Nagar; 16 Fire Tenders At Spot

As of now, no casualties have been reported. Rescue operation is underway. More details remain awaited in the matter. By : ABP News Bureau | 11 Jun 2020 11:42 PM (IST) A massive fire erupted at a chemical godown in Northwest Delhi's Swaroop Nagar on Thuesday evening. As per the initial reports, 16 fire tenders have been rushed to the spot and pressed into action to douse the blaze.As of now, no casualties have been reported. Rescue operation is underway. More details remain awaited in the matter.Also read | Assam: 7,000 People Evacuated As Tinsukia Oil Well Fire Rages On, Claims Two LivesMeanwhile, the famous Crawford Market in South Mumbai also engulfed with flames on Thursday evening. ...
Doctors hailed as ‘corona warriors’ but are they being paid? | Ghanti Bajao
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Doctors hailed as ‘corona warriors’ but are they being paid? | Ghanti Bajao

Delhi is well on its way to becoming the corona capital of the country. The poor condition of the health system in the capital is no more a secret. Now, the doctors working round the clock in these hospitals have also not been paid their salary?The doctors, who are our best defence against the pandemic, have been hailed as 'Corona Warriors' by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Then why is politics stalling the payment of their salary? Watch this report. Source link
Covid-19: India surpasses UK, now 4th worst-hit country | India News – Times of India
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Covid-19: India surpasses UK, now 4th worst-hit country | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: India on Thursday went past the United Kingdom in terms of coronavirus cases to become the fourth worst-hit country with a caseload of 2,97, 205, according to the Worldometer. India has registered over 9,500 cases for the seventh day in a row, while the one-day casualty figure crossed the 300-mark for the first time on Thursday. India is now at the fourth spot, only behind the US (20,76,495 cases), Brazil (7,87,489) and Russia (5,02,436), as per Worldometer figures. The Union health ministry data, updated at 8am, said the country saw the highest single-day spike of 357 fatalities and 9,996 cases on Thursday, pushing the death-toll to 8,102 and the nationwide tally to 2,86,579. The number of recoveries remained more than the active cases for the second consecutive day. The num...
London street could be renamed ‘Guru Nanak Road’ as Britain decolonises in wake of BLM protests – Times of India
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London street could be renamed ‘Guru Nanak Road’ as Britain decolonises in wake of BLM protests – Times of India

LONDON: A road in Southall, where the largest gurudwara in western Europe sits, could be renamed Guru Nanak Road as the local council reviews colonialist connections to all street names and statues in its area in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests. Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha is situated on Havelock Road in Southall, a road named after British general Sir Henry Havelock, who was involved in the recapture of Cawnpore (now Kanpur) in UP during the First War of Independence in 1857. Labour councils are reviewing statues and commemorations in their areas after London mayor Sadiq Khan launched a commission to review the capital’s memorials as Britain starts to decolonise street names and statues following anger sparked by George Floyd's death in the US. Ealing Council has begun to...
Middle class left high and dry amid Covid-19 pandemic? | Ghanti Bajao
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Middle class left high and dry amid Covid-19 pandemic? | Ghanti Bajao

The coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic has brought the economy of the nation to a screeching halt. The Narendra Modi government rolled out an economic package for the poor and underprivileged. The rich were already self-sufficient to deal with financial challenges.But what about the middle class? 38% of taxpayers have either lost their jobs or are working at a reduced income with more expenses to safeguard their families. Why have they been left high and dry by the government? Source link
‘Conjuring In The House’: Mahesh Babu’s Wife Namrata Shirodkar Shares Spooky Video Of Her ‘Little Brat’
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‘Conjuring In The House’: Mahesh Babu’s Wife Namrata Shirodkar Shares Spooky Video Of Her ‘Little Brat’

Namrata Shirodkar treated her fans with a spooky video of a 'ghost', who walked around her house. Check it out! By : ABP News Bureau | 11 Jun 2020 11:15 PM (IST) New Delhi: Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu is spending quality time with his wife Namrata Shirodkar and children Gautam and Sitara as the shooting for all films, TV shows and ads are currently on halt. The ‘Spyder’ actor, who has managed to impress the movie buffs with his power-packed performances, is making full use of his free time. From playing board games with his kids to take a dip in the small, Mahesh is having a great time.Mahesh’s wife Namrata Shirodkar has been quite active on social media during the COVID-19 lockdown. She o...
IPL 2020 latest news: BCCI says IPL a ‘possibility’ but franchisees, sponsors seek clarity | Cricket News – Times of India
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IPL 2020 latest news: BCCI says IPL a ‘possibility’ but franchisees, sponsors seek clarity | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Indian cricket board (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly got the cricket world excited when he sent a letter to the state associations on Wednesday night, saying the board is seriously contemplating staging the Indian Premier League (IPL) later this year, ‘even if it happens in empty stadiums.’, in spite of the International Cricket Council (ICC) taking its time to decide the fate of the ICC T20 World Cup in October. BCCI’s planning has been affected by the indecision over the T20 World Cup. BCCI was banking on the ICC meeting on Wednesday to chart a clear course. The Indian board wants to fix a window for its home season, starting with the IPL, and is targeting the months of Sept-Oct. Besides the idea of holding the event overseas, there are also suggestions that the tournam...
Coronavirus: India’s COVID Cases Continue To Spike; Maharashtra, Delhi Worst-Hit
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Coronavirus: India’s COVID Cases Continue To Spike; Maharashtra, Delhi Worst-Hit

Among the people who succumbed today included Sanjay Sharma, a Bharatiya Janata Party leader of the Delhi unit of the party. He was infected with the coronavirus and died on Thursday during treatment. By : ABP News Bureau | 11 Jun 2020 11:06 PM (IST) There appear to be no signs of Coronavirus curve turning flat as there have been 357 deaths due to the contagious disease in the last 24 hours. This is the first time the death toll has crossed 350 in a day. At the same time, a record 9,996 new cases have also been registered.The most active cases are in Maharashtra where more than 46 thousand infected people are being treated in hospitals. As per the latest updates, the state recorded new h...
Monsoon arrives in Maharashtra, heavy rain forecast for Mumbai in weekend
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Monsoon arrives in Maharashtra, heavy rain forecast for Mumbai in weekend

Written by Sanjana Bhalerao | Mumbai | Published: June 12, 2020 4:34:19 am Parts of Mumbai received rain Thursday. (Photo by Nirmal Harindran) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday afternoon announced the arrival of southwest monsoon in Maharashtra with its onset over Harnai in Ratnagiri and Solapur districts. The monsoon is expected to hit Mumbai around June 13 and 14, said IMD officials. According to IMD’s district forecast and warnings, Mumbai, Thane and Palghar are very likely to receive thunderstorms, accompanied with lightning and gusty winds with speed reaching 30 to 40 kmph at isolated places,...
Indian-American Soil Scientist Rattan Lal Receives 2020 World Food Prize
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Indian-American Soil Scientist Rattan Lal Receives 2020 World Food Prize

New York: Eminent Indian-American soil scientist Rattan Lal was on Thursday named this year's recipient of USD 250,000 World Food Prize, with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lauding his research in soil science, saying he is helping millions of small farmers around the world with his work on increasing food production and recycling of nutrients.Lal, 75, was named as the 2020 World Food Prize Laureate for developing and mainstreaming a soil-centric approach to increasing food production that conserves natural resources and mitigates climate change.The world's population continues to grow, and we need to use the resources we have more productively and efficiently to make sure everyone has enough food on their table, Pompeo said.Dr. Lal's research in soil science show...
Mira Rajput reveals Shahid Kapoor cooked “for the first time in 5 years”; the actor makes pasta for his wifey! – Times of India
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Mira Rajput reveals Shahid Kapoor cooked “for the first time in 5 years”; the actor makes pasta for his wifey! – Times of India

Shahid Kapoor and Mira Rajput Kapoor have been giving us major couple goals for a long time. Currently, the duo has been spending quality time at home due to lockdown. Now, in the first week of the initial 21-day lockdown, Shahid decided to give some rest to his wifey Mira and made a pancake for her. The star wife had shared the picture of the same on her Instagram account. And today, the 'Padmaavat' actor turned chef again and treated Mira with pasta. She took to Instagram to express her happiness and said, "The husband cooks for the first time in 5 years and this by far the best pasta I've eaten!!! #nobias @shahidkapoor" On the work front, Shahid will be next seen in a film titled 'Jersey', a remake of Telugu sports drama with the same name. He will be seen playing the role of a c...
Hospital not informing about Husband’s condition, claims Sunita
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Hospital not informing about Husband’s condition, claims Sunita

Sunita's husband is admitted to the trauma center of AIIMS in Delhi for the last 10 days. Sunita says that she does not know what her husband's condition is because no information is being given from the hospital and she has not been in contact with her husband since his admission. Even when he was brought to the hospital, he was not told whether he was corona infected or not. For this reason, Sunita comes to the hospital daily and goes back in despair because she does not get any information about her husband. Source link
Maharashtra: State nears 1-lakh mark, adds over 22,000 cases in 7 days
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Maharashtra: State nears 1-lakh mark, adds over 22,000 cases in 7 days

By: Express News Service | Mumbai | Updated: June 12, 2020 4:23:41 am The total number of active cases in Maharashtra is 47,968 and 27,915 in Mumbai. (Representational) Three months after registering its first Covid-19 case on March 9, Maharashtra is close to touching the one lakh-mark with the overall count reaching 97,648 on Thursday. Of these, 22,771 cases had been reported in the last seven days. On Tuesday, for the second day running, Maharashtra registered its highest single-day toll — 152 deaths — as well as the highest single-day cases — 3,607. While the total case load is just over 2,000 cases short of the one-lakh mar...
samsung s20:  Samsung may launch another variant of Galaxy S20: Report – Times of India
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samsung s20: Samsung may launch another variant of Galaxy S20: Report – Times of India

South Korean tech giant Samsung is working on a new variant of its Galaxy S20 series, as per a report by SamMobile. The alleged upcoming smartphone will take over the S Lite lineup, claims the report. As per the report, the smartphone under development will be called Galaxy S20 Fan Edition. It comes with model number SM-G780 (Global) and SM-G781(US). The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite has a model number SM-G770. According to the report, more than one version of the alleged upcoming handset will be available. The SM-G780 is expected to be launched worldwide with or without 5G while the SM-G781 will be a 5G device only, says the report. Since Samsung kept the same processor in Galaxy S10 Lite as it did in the S10 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (in some markets), it is being speculated that the ton...
England’s Anderson calls for action to tackle racism in cricket | Cricket News – Times of India
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England’s Anderson calls for action to tackle racism in cricket | Cricket News – Times of India

James Anderson. (Getty Images)LONDON: James Anderson says English cricket must do more to "make the game for everybody", joining other sportsmen who have spoken out about racism across the globe. Worldwide demonstrations sparked by the police killing of George Floyd in the United States are set to continue this weekend. There have been suggestions that next month's Test series between England and the West Indies could see both sides taking a knee as a sign of support for Black Lives Matter. "It's been a very thought-provoking few weeks for everyone," England bowler Anderson told reporters during a conference call on Thursday. "It's made me do a lot of thinking." The 37-year-old pointed to the abuse that team-mate Jofra Archer received from a spectator while on England duty last November...
Not just in Ladakh, India, China moved troops in all three sectors last month
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Not just in Ladakh, India, China moved troops in all three sectors last month

Written by Krishn Kaushik , Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Updated: June 12, 2020 7:00:41 am A file photo of Indian and Chinese personnel on the LAC. ANI As India and China discuss the process of lowering tensions along the Line of Actual Control in eastern Ladakh, Indian Army sources Thursday said both countries had moved troops forward from their usual positions across the entire length of the Sino-Indian boundary at the height of the faceoff in May. Army sources said the troop movement, not similar to the deployment in eastern Ladakh, took place in the depth areas of all three sectors — western, middle and e...
One month into lockdown, less than 1% were exposed: ICMR antibodies survey
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One month into lockdown, less than 1% were exposed: ICMR antibodies survey

Written by Abantika Ghosh | New Delhi | Updated: June 12, 2020 6:56:21 am Niti Ayog member Dr V K Paul said that the sampling was done in the third week of May, and the results reflect the national situation till April 30 as it takes time for the antibodies to develop. Less than one per cent of 26,400 people, randomly chosen from 65 districts with varied caseloads, were exposed to the coronavirus in the first month of the national lockdown, according to the first phase of a nationwide sampling to check for the pandemic’s spread via testing for antibodies. Niti Ayog member Dr V K Paul said that the sampling was done i...