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Day: June 20, 2020

‘Movie Mafia’ responsible for Sushant’s death?
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‘Movie Mafia’ responsible for Sushant’s death?

Actress Rhea Chakraborty arrived at Bandra police station on Thursday morning to record her statement in regards to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.<br /><br />In a new twist in the probe into actor Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide, the Mumbai Police sought details of contracts from Yash Raj Source link
Culture in the capital: Visits by appointment only as art galleries open to a distanced world
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Culture in the capital: Visits by appointment only as art galleries open to a distanced world

Written by Vandana Kalra | New Delhi | Published: June 21, 2020 5:25:08 am Works of Chandra Bhattacharjee are currently on display at Art Alive Gallery After more than two months, Vadehra Art Gallery in Delhi this week opened two new physical exhibitions in its modern and contemporary galleries in Defence Colony. Though visits are only by appointment, it is an attempt to enable in-person viewing of art. “Even during the absolute lockdown, we had shows online regularly. The response has been amazing… But art is to be seen, it talks to people and that will never change. It has a lot to do with the social milieu, and th...
LAC remains on edge, fear of fresh flare-ups, calls to de-escalate
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LAC remains on edge, fear of fresh flare-ups, calls to de-escalate

Written by Sushant Singh | New Delhi | Updated: June 21, 2020 6:55:39 am Army vehicles near Leh on Thursday, on way to Eastern Ladakh, which saw a clash with China recently. (Photo: Wangailkaya) The mood on the Line of Actual Control has changed dramatically ever since the death of 20 Indian soldiers in clashes with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley on the night of June 15. So tense is the situation that there is a possibility it could deteriorate rapidly should there be another faceoff any time soon. Follow India-China border dispute LIVE updates The Galwan incident – the first deaths on the Sino-Indian border in ...
Kedarnath: Temple doors closed ahead of Solar eclipse
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Kedarnath: Temple doors closed ahead of Solar eclipse

India will witness 'Solar eclipse' on Sunday. A solar eclipse occurs on a new moon day when it comes in between the earth and the sun and all the three objects are aligned. Kedarnath Dham has closed its temple doors ahead of Solar eclipse. The doors will reopen tomorrow at noon which means after 16 hours.In India, the obscuration of the sun by the moon at the time of the greatest phase of the annular eclipse will be nearly 98.6 per cent. Source link
Understand China’s panic over ‘Boycott Chinese Products’ movement
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Understand China’s panic over ‘Boycott Chinese Products’ movement

Watch this report to know why China is panicking from the 'Boycott Chinese Products' movement in India. How China is reacting to this?Even though the demands to boycott Chinese goods are becoming shriller day by day after the violent face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Galwan Valley in Ladakh, questions remain whether it can be implemented on the ground. Source link
What is China’s ‘three-way strategy’ against India?
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What is China’s ‘three-way strategy’ against India?

Watch this report to understand what is China's three-way strategy against India. History has seen China creating disputes with almost every other country. China is known for playing mind-games against rival countries. In a bloody fight between Indian and Chinese troops, India lost its 20 soldiers. Afterwards, China claimed that the entire Galwan Valley is under its territory. Have a look! Source link
Covid-19 management in Delhi has been streamlined: Harsh Vardhan | India News – Times of India
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Covid-19 management in Delhi has been streamlined: Harsh Vardhan | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Covid-19 management in Delhi has been streamlined, from health surveys to testing and caps on in-patient private hospital costs, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday. His remarks came after the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) approved recommendations of a high-level expert committee for fixing rates of hospital beds for treatment of coronavirus patients. Rates for isolation beds, ICUs without and with ventilator in all hospitals have been capped at Rs 8,000-10,000; 13,000-15,000 and 15,000-18,000 respectively. Testing has also been ramped up in the national capital after the Centre purchased six lakh testing kits from South Korea for rapid testing, out of which 50,000 have been made available to Delhi and a target of 15,000 tests per day is being wo...
Mistaken for Covid death, 28-year-old is cremated in Faridabad
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Mistaken for Covid death, 28-year-old is cremated in Faridabad

Written by Sakshi Dayal | Gurgaon | Published: June 21, 2020 4:57:49 am Police suspect the body was cremated after officials of the health department mistook it for that of a coronavirus patient. The body of a 28-year-old who was stabbed to death during a fight between two groups in Faridabad on Friday evening “disappeared” from the mortuary overnight. His family was later informed that the body had been cremated after being mistaken for a coronavirus victim. Confirming this, officials from Faridabad Police said an FIR has been lodged regarding the matter. “Sonu Khan had been stabbed by 4-5 men Friday, and his body w...
Meet private school principal in Telangana, forced to sell idli on a cart
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Meet private school principal in Telangana, forced to sell idli on a cart

Written by Sreenivas Janyala , Santosh Singh , Abhishek Angad | Hyderabad, Patna, Ranchi | Published: June 21, 2020 4:55:02 am Maragani Rambabu, a private school principal, now runs a food cart with his wife at Sathupalli in Khammam. (Express Photo) The principal of a private school in Khammam is running a food cart, trying to sell idli, dosa and vada. A Social Science teacher in Ranchi is working on his paddy field. And an English teacher in Nalgonda has started selling insurance policies. The sweeping economic distress triggered by the Covid pandemic and lockdown has pushed countless out of jobs, ...
J&K: Indian forces arrest 3 terrorists in Sopore
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J&K: Indian forces arrest 3 terrorists in Sopore

Indian Security Forces arrested three Lashkar terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore today. Weapons and arms have been recovered from their place. The Security forces arrested them from their camps.Earlier in the day, a gunfight was going on between Indian forces and militants in Shopian. Also, BSF caught Pakistani drone which was loaded with arms and weapons. Watch the report. Source link
Mukesh Ambani’s RIL becomes net debt-free company in lockdown
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Mukesh Ambani’s RIL becomes net debt-free company in lockdown

Investments by global tech investors and a 'Rights Issue' has made Reliance Industry a net debt-free company. In a statement, RIL Chairman Mukesh Ambani said, "I have fulfilled my promise to the shareholders by making Reliance net debt-free much before our original schedule of 31st March 2021." Accordingly, RIL has raised over Rs 1,68,818 crore in just 58 days. Source link
Make villages shine now: PM at launch of job scheme for poor
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Make villages shine now: PM at launch of job scheme for poor

Written by Santosh Singh | Patna | Published: June 21, 2020 4:45:05 am PM Modi launches Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan Saturday. (Photo: ANI) Issuing a call to “turn adversity into opportunity”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday launched the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan, a skill-based employment scheme aimed primarily at migrant workers who have returned to their villages to escape the Covid lockdown distress. “This programme is dedicated to workers. We understand your sentiments and also your needs. This programme is a big platform to achieve this. So far, you had been making cities shine with your efforts, now yo...
The Dharavi unlock: How daily new cases down to single digit
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The Dharavi unlock: How daily new cases down to single digit

Written by Sanjana Bhalerao | Published: June 21, 2020 4:40:21 am Doubling rate in slum now longest in Mumbai. (Express Photo) Dharavi, the 2,400-square meter slum sprawl, which had emerged as a Covid-19 hot spot in Mumbai by mid-April, and had the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) deeply worried, has witnessed a steady decline in the number of new cases in June. On Saturday, addition to cases was in single digit for the first time since the area reported its first case on April 1. The drop in new cases in Dharavi is characterised by a steep fall in the doubling time of 18 days in the last week of April to 78 ...
Know all about China’s ‘Cyber Attack’ on India
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Know all about China’s ‘Cyber Attack’ on India

China is probably planning for 'Cyber Attack' in India. If speculations are to be believed, around 20 Lakh Indians are on the target of China. Watch this report to know every detail over the matter and how to secure yourself from this. Stay updated with us. Source link
Coronavirus spread, steep rentals: Why many hangouts, eateries are dying in Delhi?
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Coronavirus spread, steep rentals: Why many hangouts, eateries are dying in Delhi?

When the Full Circle Bookstore and Café Turtle announced it will bring the curtains down on a 20-year old iconic Khan Market landmark, many thought this was just a one-off. Well, it wasn't.Today, owners of many shops and restaurants in the Capital are saying that operating such outlets isn't a viable business option any longer -- thanks to the novel coronavirus and the long lockdown. They cite the new guidelines of reduced operating hours, ban on serving alcohol, no waiver in licence fees from the authorities and most importantly, steep rental charges, as the reasons driving this sense of doom.SKY-HIGH RENTALS At least 20 restaurants, popular outlets, shops, cafes and bookstores have either shut shop or are on the verge of closure if the on-going negotiations with the landlords over ren...
After AAP pushback, L-G changes order to allow home isolation
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After AAP pushback, L-G changes order to allow home isolation

Written by Mallica Joshi | Updated: June 21, 2020 7:09:10 am Those testing positive will be referred to Covid care centres for assessment of their clinical condition, severity of illness and co-morbidities, the statement said. After a strong pushback from the Aam Aadmi Party government, which included a stormy meeting on Saturday, Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal amended his order of Friday on mandatory instutional quarantine for those testing positive in the Capital. In a statement issued after a second meeting on Saturday evening with representatives of the Delhi government, among others, Baijal said only thos...
Galwan faceoff: Opp asks why Army said opposite, why silence on Pangong
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Galwan faceoff: Opp asks why Army said opposite, why silence on Pangong

Written by Manoj C G | New Delhi | Published: June 21, 2020 4:30:42 am Indian paramilitary soldiers keep guard as Indian army convoy moves on the Srinagar- Ladakh highway at Gagangeer, north-east of Srinagar, on Thursday. (AP) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement at the all-party meeting that nobody had entered Indian territory triggered a political firestorm on Saturday with the Opposition asking whether he had “surrendered” Indian territory to China. The Congress asked the government to immediately clarify its position on China’s claim to the entire Galwan Valley in Ladakh. “PM has surrendered Indian territory ...
Delhi University opens online registration, first day sees website complaints
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Delhi University opens online registration, first day sees website complaints

Written by Aranya Shankar | New Delhi | Published: June 21, 2020 4:28:39 am The university has done away with physical document verification, moving the process online. (Photo: Express Archive) The Delhi University (DU) on Saturday began online registration for its undergraduate, postgraduate and MPhil/PhD courses. The bulletin of information has been uploaded on the university website, and registrations will be on till July 4. Dean of admissions Shobha Bagai said the entire admission process will be online and done in a contactless manner. However, on the first day itself, soon after the portal went live, there were...
Staffer at Delhi minister’s office succumbs, wife positive too
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Staffer at Delhi minister’s office succumbs, wife positive too

Written by Astha Saxena | New Delhi | Updated: June 21, 2020 4:13:41 am Delhi cabinet minister Rajendra Pal Gautam. Sitting at Deep Chand Bandhu hospital, Sarita Kumari (47) recalls the last conversation she had with her husband, Ashok Kumar (48), who died due to Covid-19 on Friday afternoon. Kumar, a stenographer at Delhi cabinet minister Rajendra Pal Gautam’s office, was admitted to Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality hospital on Thursday, a week after he tested positive for the virus. Sarita has also tested positive, while her 18-year-old son and 20-year-old daughter are awaiting test reports. “Kal subah hi message par ...