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Day: June 19, 2020

Oppo Enco W11 wireless earbuds to go on sale in India on June 25 – Times of India
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Oppo Enco W11 wireless earbuds to go on sale in India on June 25 – Times of India

Oppo has confirmed that it is going to launch its truly wireless headphones, called Oppo Enco W11, in India on June 25. These headphones will become available on Flipkart and the Walmart-backed e-commerce website has a dedicated microsite to show what these headphones will offer. The webpage shows the Oppo Enco W11 in only White colour option so it is not yet known if there will be more colour options available or not. Weighing 4.4 grams the Oppo Enco W11 earphones are IP55 rated making them dust and water resistant. These headphones pack 8mm dynamic drivers and support AAC Audio Format. In terms of battery life, the Oppo Enco W11 are said to deliver 5 hours of playback on a single charge and a total of 20 hours with the use of a charging case. The headphones offer Bluetooth v5.0 that o...
Delhi: SC refuses to stay work on Central Vista project, says ‘govt is within law’
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Delhi: SC refuses to stay work on Central Vista project, says ‘govt is within law’

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 20, 2020 5:12:08 am Under the project, a new Parliament building and central government offices will be constructed. (Photo: Amit Mehra) The Supreme Court Friday refused to order a stay on work for the Central Vista project with the Centre stating that there was no violation of process in the grant of clearances for the Rs 20,000-crore redevelopment project in the heart of the National Capital. “Can we restrain authorities from acting as per law?” a Bench of Justices A M Khanwilkar, Dinesh Maheshwari and Sanjiv Khanna asked the petitioner, who had pointed out that administr...
Bhumi Pednekar pens a note for ‘supernova’ Sushant Singh Rajput: ‘You my friend gave me experience of lifetime’ – Times of India
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Bhumi Pednekar pens a note for ‘supernova’ Sushant Singh Rajput: ‘You my friend gave me experience of lifetime’ – Times of India

Bhumi Pednekar says her 'Sonchiriya' co-star Sushant Singh Rajput was a "supernova", in a post on Friday. In her post, Bhumi remembered Sushant as a teacher and a friend, and thanked him for giving her an experience of a lifetime. The actress also said she will look through the telescope to find Sushant, the "youngest and brightest" up there. "Supernova, I wake up in the morning and I think of you, I think of all our chats, your habits and moods. Then it kicks in, a pain I couldn't imagine I would feel for you. The 1st time we met, you told me you would show me the stars, In my head I wondered-ya whatever, what a cheese ball." "Little did I know you meant every word you said. With a smile full of pride you showed it to us, This massive big black hole, your best friend, your telescope...
Sushant Singh Rajput Death: Kangana Ranaut Slams Blind Items, Questions ‘Why Nothing Is Written About Nepo Kids?’
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Sushant Singh Rajput Death: Kangana Ranaut Slams Blind Items, Questions ‘Why Nothing Is Written About Nepo Kids?’

Kangana lambasted the blind items which were written against Sushant Singh Rajput and questioned why such articles are never written about star kids. By : ABP News Bureau | 19 Jun 2020 11:41 PM (IST) New Delhi: Sushant Singh Rajput’s demise has stirred up debates on nepotism and insider vs outsider in Bollywood. Kangana Ranaut, who put the spotlight on nepotism in the film industry, has now shared an explosive video on social media. The ‘Manikarnika’ actress has slammed all the blind items, which spoke about Sushant in a bad light. She also questioned why such articles are never written about the star kids.WATCH: Mourning Sushant Singh Rajput’s Tragic Death, Kangana Ranaut BLASTS Bollywood ...
Noida Sector 50 Metro is now ‘She Man’ station
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Noida Sector 50 Metro is now ‘She Man’ station

Written by Amil Bhatnagar | Published: June 20, 2020 5:03:51 am According to officials, staff at the station will be sensitised and trained with regard to issues concerning the community. (Representational) The Noida Metro Rail Corporation Friday renamed its Sector 50 Metro Station on Aqua Line as ‘She Man’ to promote transgender rights. Officials said the station will provide “special facilities and employment” to members of the community. Officials said the concept is along the lines of Pink Station, an all-women run Metro station. “As per Census 2011, there are 4.9 lakh transgenders in Indi...
New Zealand hails Covid-free days with record rugby crowd
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New Zealand hails Covid-free days with record rugby crowd

Written by Sandip G | New Delhi | Published: June 20, 2020 5:00:53 am Around 43,000 people turned out for a Super Rugby encounter at Eden Park in Auckland last Sunday. (Express Photo) For the first time in his four years as in-charge of the iconic Eden Park in Auckland, Nick Sautner says he witnessed a near-stampede at the turnstiles last Sunday. A 15-year record crowd of 43,000 poured in for the Super Rugby encounter between the Blues and Hurricanes, though Sautner says the atmosphere was so electric that he felt it was twice that number. “Has to be one of the best nights at this famous ground…One of the most histor...
Rajya Sabha Polls 2020: Ruling State Parties Bag Victories, Know Who Won, Who Lost
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Rajya Sabha Polls 2020: Ruling State Parties Bag Victories, Know Who Won, Who Lost

According to the reports in states like Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan, a close contest was observed as the two parties — Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress locked horns in a fierce battle to win maximum seats. By : Vanshika Garg | 19 Jun 2020 11:27 PM (IST) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan interacts with Home Minister Narottam Mishra during Rajya Sabha election at State Assembly, in Bhopal. (Image: PTI) New Delhi: Voting for 19 Rajya Sabha seats from 8 states took place on Friday June 20, at 9 am and concluded at 4 pm. The counting of the votes which began at 5 pm concluded with ruling state parties from Meghalaya, Mizoram slaying the results smoothly....
Assam govt extends ESMA by 6 months in state’s oil and gas sector
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Assam govt extends ESMA by 6 months in state’s oil and gas sector

The Assam government extended by six months the tenure of ESMA imposed on the state's oil and gas sector, prohibiting strikes by employees, according to an official statement. The state government said the fresh order under the Essential Services Maintenance (Assam) Act, 1980 will come into effect on July 1 and will be valid till December 31. Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal apprised the Prime Minister about the latest situation at Baghjan. (Photo: India Today)The Assam government on Friday extended by six months the tenure of ESMA imposed on the state's oil and gas sector, prohibiting strikes by employees, according to an official statement.The state government said the fresh order under the Essential Services Maintenance (Assam) Act, 1980 will come into effect on July 1 and wil...
Urjit Patel is back — as chief of key economic think tank
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Urjit Patel is back — as chief of key economic think tank

By: ENS Economic Bureau | New Delhi | Updated: June 20, 2020 7:09:00 am Brought in 18 months after exit from RBI Almost 18 months after his fractious and early exit as Reserve Bank of India Governor, Urjit Patel was Friday appointed chairman of the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP), India’s premier economic think tank. Patel replaces former bureaucrat Vijay Kelkar, who chaired NIPFP for almost six years. He is scheduled to join June 22 and will have a four-year tenure, NIPFP said in a statement. Opinion by Urjit Patel | RBI should preserve its inflation credibility NIPFP is an autonomous body set up jointl...
India-China face-off: BCCI to review VIVO IPL title sponsor deal | Cricket News – Times of India
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India-China face-off: BCCI to review VIVO IPL title sponsor deal | Cricket News – Times of India

MUMBAI: Following a rise in anti-China sentiments in India after the border clash between the two countries at Galwan valley earlier this week, the BCCI has decided to review its deal with IPL's current title sponsor VIVO, a leading Chinese mobile firm. "Taking note of the border skirmish that resulted in the martyrdom of our brave jawans, the IPL Governing Council has convened a meeting next week to review IPL's various sponsorship deals," the BCCI's Indian PremierLeague handle tweeted late on Friday night. It was the first skirmish at the India-China border in more than four decades left at least 20 Indian soldiers dead. The BCCI gets 440 crore annually from Vivo and the five-year deal ends in 2022. Taking note of the border skirmish that resulted in the martyrdom of our brave jawans,...
Nepal ruling party split on meet with China, leaders cite India row
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Nepal ruling party split on meet with China, leaders cite India row

Written by Yubaraj Ghimire | Kathmandu | Updated: June 20, 2020 7:00:21 am Nepal foreign minister Pradeep Gyawali points to a map of Nepal during an interview with the Associated Press in Kathmandu, Nepal, Tuesday, June 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha) A day after its government ensured the enactment of a Bill to incorporate three territories with India in the new map and emblem of the country, the ruling Nepal Communist Party was a divided house Friday with top leaders questioning moves to align with the Communist Party of China at a time when ties with India are under strain, and Indian and Chinese troops have...
CBSE may clear Class 12 students without exam
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CBSE may clear Class 12 students without exam

Written by Ritika Chopra | New Delhi | Updated: June 20, 2020 7:14:01 am According to government sources, given the current load of Covid-positive cases in the country, it may not be feasible to conduct the CBSE exams from July 1 to July 15. The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) may allow Class 12 students to graduate early under a special marking scheme, but offer them the option to take the Board exams at a later date to improve their performance.In other words, CBSE may not hold the Board exams in July and, instead, come up with an alternate method of evaluation. Students who are dissatisfied with their ...
India-China faceoff: Sonia asks questions, her Opp colleagues underline solidarity
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India-China faceoff: Sonia asks questions, her Opp colleagues underline solidarity

Written by Manoj C G | Published: June 20, 2020 4:45:11 am Congress president Sonia Gandhi speaks on the incident on Wednesday. (PTI Photo) The all-party meeting Friday to discuss the border face-off with China saw a combative Congress president Sonia Gandhi raise several tough questions and accuse the government of having lost “valuable time” and failing to use all “avenues” to defuse the crisis. But she stood virtually isolated as most other Opposition leaders — from Maharashtra CM and Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray to West Bengal CM and Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee and DMK’s M K Stalin — sought to express sol...
No Indian territory occupied by anyone: PM Modi
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No Indian territory occupied by anyone: PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi has assured that our army is capable of defending our country and nobody can take even an inch of our land. The Prime Minister also said in the all-party meet that Indian forces are capable of moving together across sectors and India's patrolling capacity has increased near the LAC. While on the other hand, the Army has been allowed to take the necessary steps. Source link
All Covid cases to now be put in institutional quarantine in Delhi
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All Covid cases to now be put in institutional quarantine in Delhi

Written by Sourav Roy Barman , Shivam Patel | New Delhi | Updated: June 20, 2020 7:26:01 am A health worker takes a sample for rapid antigen test at a health centre in New Delhi Friday. (Express Photo: Praveen Khanna) Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal Friday issued an order making five days of institutional quarantine “mandatory” for “each case under home quarantine”, while striking down a Delhi government contract with a private home healthcare company for remote monitoring of patients under home isolation. Till late night, there was no clarity from Baijal’s office on whether only new individuals testing positi...
I met Sushant once, he impressed me: Shatrughan Sinha
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I met Sushant once, he impressed me: Shatrughan Sinha

''Sushant Singh Rajput came from a very nice family and I respect them a lot. We had a lot of things in common. He was good in studies too. I struggled too for films in the industry and made my way to the top. I met him once and the meeting was respectful'', says Shatrughan Sinha. Source link
Nation trusts soldiers unconditionally: PM Modi
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Nation trusts soldiers unconditionally: PM Modi

''Country trusts valour of Indian soldiers'', says PM. PM Modi also said that neither is anyone inside our territory nor are any of our posts were captured. He said that 20 of our brave soldiers made the sacrifice for the nation in Ladakh but also taught a lesson to those who had dared to look towards our motherland. Source link
China claims all of Galwan; world condoles India deaths
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China claims all of Galwan; world condoles India deaths

Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Updated: June 20, 2020 8:39:43 am Army jawans pay gun salute to Rajesh Orang during his last rites at his ancestral village Belgoria in Birbhum district of West Bengal, Friday. (PTI) China on Friday said the Galwan valley was “located on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control”, making an unprecedented formal claim on an area that has always been under India’s control. This claim, made by the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Beijing on Friday, had earlier been made only by the spokesperson of the Western theatre command of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The Chinese state...
Audio leaked over China issue | ABP Special
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Audio leaked over China issue | ABP Special

On one hand, India is giving a befitting reply to China, on the other hand, some are betraying the country. The leaked audio over the China issue has soared the temperature of Ladakh politics. BJP has been accusing Congress of betrayal over Galwan valley issue in Ladakh and seeking answers from the party. Source link