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Day: June 23, 2020

Victoria records 20 new coronavirus cases
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Victoria records 20 new coronavirus cases

Today show host Karl Stefanovic described the NSW advice to basically avoid people from Melbourne as "excessive", but Premier Gladys Berejiklian has defended it.She has called for businesses to steer clear of visitors from Melbourne amid an outbreak of COVID-19 cases in Victoria.She urged against travel to Melbourne, particularly its six current COVID-19 hotspots – the local government areas of Hume, Casey, Brimbank, Moreland, Cardinia and Darebin.Stefanovic put it to her that her warnings were "excessive" on the Today show this morning."I would expect the Victorian Premier to give the same warning if we had a similar outbreak in Sydney," she said."We have to be aware of the fact the virus is so contagious and is a good wake-up call. "It reminds all of us about how contagious the vir...
Ladakh Standoff: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Won’t Meet His Chinese Counterpart During Russia Visit
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Ladakh Standoff: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Won’t Meet His Chinese Counterpart During Russia Visit

New Delhi: In a clear anger for the neighbouring China after the violent Galwan Valley clash, Defence Minister  Rajnath Singh has decided not to have any bilateral meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe in Russia. ALSO READ | India Downgrades Ties With Pakistan; Asks To Reduce Staff In Delhi High Commission By HalfRajnath Singh is on a 3-day visit to Moscow at the invitation of the Russian Defence Minister to attend the 75th Anniversary of Victory Day Parade. Reportedly, China's State Councilor and Defence Minister Wei Fenghe will also attend June 24 Victory Day Parade of Russia.A Chinese media report has claimed that Wei and Singh are likely to meet there over the border tension in eastern Ladakh. However, rubbishing the report, India clarified that Singh w...
Maharashtra records 248 deaths & 3214 new Covid cases in past 24 hrs
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Maharashtra records 248 deaths & 3214 new Covid cases in past 24 hrs

Maharashtra recorded 248 deaths & 3214 new Coronavirus cases in the past 24 hrs. In Mumbai, 65 people died due to Covid-19 infection in past 24 hours.Maharashtra remains the worst affected state in terms of coronavirus in the country. The Monsoon has increased the danger over the state.Watch the report. Source link
Bengaluru: IAS Officer, Suspended In Multi-Crore IMA Ponzi Scam, Commits Suicide
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Bengaluru: IAS Officer, Suspended In Multi-Crore IMA Ponzi Scam, Commits Suicide

Bengaluru: In a shocking development, a suspended IAS officer BM Vijay Shankar who was accused in a multi-crore I Monetary Advisory (IMA) Ponzi scheme scam, allegedly committed suicide at his residence in Bengaluru's Jayanagar.  ALSO READ | BJP MP Manoj Tiwari Demands CBI Inquiry Into Sushant Singh Rajput's Suicide CaseAccording to the initial reports, the development came to light at about 8 PM when the Tilak Nagar police reached his residence and found him dead. Shankar reportedly ended his life at about 7 in the evening while he was alone at his place.A Deccan Herald report stated that the case has been registered with the Tilak Nagar police station. Though the investigation is underway and the exact reason for his extreme step is yet to be revealed, reports claim...
Choreographer Saroj Khan Hospitalised Due To Breathing Issues
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Choreographer Saroj Khan Hospitalised Due To Breathing Issues

Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan has been admitted to Guru Nanak hospital in Bandra, Mumbai after she complained of breathing issues. A source close to Saroj Khan’s family told ABP News on condition of anonymity that she was hospitalised three days ago after she faced difficulty in breathing.We further asked the source if the 71-year-old was infected with COVID-19. “She underwent test for Coronavirus as soon as she was admitted in the hospital. Thankfully, she has tested negative for the virus,” he said.“Saroj Khan is feeling better and is likely to be discharged in a day or two. There is nothing to worry about,” the source added.WATCH: Throwback Video Of Sushant Singh Rajput With His Pet Dog Fudge Goes ViralSaroj Khan has choreographed for several ...
Know how India made China back down | Ghanti Bajao
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Know how India made China back down | Ghanti Bajao

Unlike Doklam, when China took 73 days to come around, only seven days made India's neighbouring country back down and calm oneself down. In today's episode of Ghanti Bajao, we show how and why did China backed off from Galwan after a violent clashTake a look Source link
Vaughan says UK PM Johnson talking ‘nonsense’ over amateur cricket ban | Cricket News – Times of India
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Vaughan says UK PM Johnson talking ‘nonsense’ over amateur cricket ban | Cricket News – Times of India

LONDON: Former England captain Michael Vaughan criticised UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday over the "nonsense" of upholding the ban on the recreational game due to the coronavirus. Social tennis and golf are now allowed in England, but amateur cricketers continue to wait beyond the boundary. "We're still working on ways to make cricket more COVID-secure, but we can't change the guidance yet," Johnson told Parliament on Tuesday as he announced an easing of virus restrictions on pubs and restaurants. Greg Clark, an MP in the governing Conservative Party, asked Johnson about the return of cricket. "Cricket is perhaps our most socially distanced team sport," said Clark. Johnson, however, replied: "The problem with cricket as everybody understands, that the ball is a natural vector...
Sidharth Malhotra is trying to adapt to “new normal lifestyle”; shares a photo on Instagram! – Times of India
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Sidharth Malhotra is trying to adapt to “new normal lifestyle”; shares a photo on Instagram! – Times of India

Sidharth Malhotra is quite active on social media and loves to keep fans updated about his day-to-day activities through regular posts. Today, he took to Instagram to share a cool picture of himself. In the photo, the actor can be seen wearing a grey jacket over a neon green t-shirt teamed with grey track pants. He was sporting a matching face mask as he posed for the picture. Sid captioned the post, "Trying to adapt to the new normal lifestyle! #MaskOn #MatchingByChance #StayHomeStaySafe" Check out the post here: Soon, fans poured in love for the actor in the comment section. On the work front, Sidharth Malhotra will be next seen in 'Shershaah' co-starring Kiara Advani. Helmed by Vishnuvardhan and co-produced by Karan Johar, the film is based on the life journey of Param Vir Chakra...
Oppo Find X2 Pro, Oppo Find X2 get Android 11 Beta 1 update – Times of India
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Oppo Find X2 Pro, Oppo Find X2 get Android 11 Beta 1 update – Times of India

BBK-owned smartphone brand Oppo has announced that its recently launched flagship smartphones in India — Oppo Find X2 Pro, Oppo Find X2 — are now compatible to get Android 11 beta update. This means that the owners of these smartphones will be able to test the features of the latest Android 11 operating system update. Other smartphone brands — such as Xiaomi, Realme, Poco, and OnePlus — too have announced the handsets that can now be getting the support to test the Android 11 OS update during the time it is still in beta. In a forum post, Oppo said that it has adopted the features of Android 11 Preview version in the custom ColorOS 7.2 operating system. Oppo Find X2, Oppo Find X2 Pro priceThe Oppo Find X2 and Find X2 Pro were launched in India just this week but the company announced th...
Trump extends ban on H1B, other work visas; tech firms say damaging to the US
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Trump extends ban on H1B, other work visas; tech firms say damaging to the US

Written by Aashish Aryan | New Delhi | Published: June 24, 2020 4:30:52 am The ban on the entry of non-immigrant workers with H1B visas is likely to have the biggest impact globally, and especially on Indian information technology (IT) companies and workers. Early on Tuesday India time, United States President Donald Trump signed an executive order extending the ban on immigrant and non-immigrant worker visas until the end of this year. Work visas, including the coveted H1B and H2B, as well as certain other categories of H4, J, and L visas too shall remain suspended until December 31, 2020, an official release said. ...
Crime branch joint commissioner who sought transfer moved to Delhi
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Crime branch joint commissioner who sought transfer moved to Delhi

Mumbai | Published: June 24, 2020 4:27:29 am Santosh Rastogi, a 1998-batch IPS officer, had earlier sought transfer from the high-profile post citing personal reasons. A search for Rastogi’s successor is likely to evoke interest of several officers across the state. Santosh Rastogi, joint commissioner of Mumbai Police Crime Branch, was on Tuesday sent on state deputation as additional resident commissioner of Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi. Rastogi, a 1998-batch IPS officer, had earlier sought transfer from the high-profile post citing personal reasons. A search for Rastogi’s successor is likely to evoke...
Govt procurement portal asks sellers to specify country of origin
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Govt procurement portal asks sellers to specify country of origin

Written by Pranav Mukul | New Delhi | Updated: June 24, 2020 4:20:41 am As per procurement norms amended by the government earlier this month, suppliers are categorised into classes depending on the level of local content in their goods. (Illustration: CR Sasikumar) The Ministry of Commerce and Industry’s platform for online procurement of goods and services by government departments — the Government e-Marketplace (GeM) portal — has made it mandatory for sellers to clarify the country of origin while registering any new product. The GeM portal also has a ‘Make in India’ filter now to allow buyers to choose products t...
Maharashtra: Tillari area in Sindhudurg declared conservation reserve
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Maharashtra: Tillari area in Sindhudurg declared conservation reserve

Written by Sanjana Bhalerao | Mumbai | Published: June 24, 2020 4:13:40 am Tillari will be the seventh corridor in the state to be declared as a ‘conservation reserve’. (Rerpesentational) The state forest department on Tuesday declared 29.53 sqkm area of Dodamarg forest range in Sindhudurg district as ‘Tillari Conservation Reserve’. The area covering nine villages in the forest range is known to serve as a corridor and even as a habitat for the population of tigers and elephants moving between the three states of Goa, Karnataka and Maharashtra. The 38-km-long Dodamarg wildlife corridor that co...
Watch how China is trying to impress Russia | Master Stroke
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Watch how China is trying to impress Russia | Master Stroke

Both China and India will be present during the victory parade in Russia. But the moves of China are shocking. China knows that India has had good terms with Russia and now that the tension is going on with India, it is trying to win brownie points by making its troops sing Russian national anthem during a victory paradeTake a look. Source link
Shingnes & Khans, separated by 500 km, united by a 94-yr-old
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Shingnes & Khans, separated by 500 km, united by a 94-yr-old

Written by Vivek Deshpande | Nagpur | Updated: June 24, 2020 4:03:24 am The Shingne family with Panchfula, reunited after 41 years, at their home in Nagpur. Vivek Deshpande WHEN she went missing, it was a winter morning in 1979, “probably January 20”. The Shingne family looked for Panchfula, then 53, for two years, before giving up. For 41 years, Panchfula lived less than 500 km away. Given her mental disability, she couldn’t tell the Muslim family that took her in about her home; and the Shingnes had few resources to track her down, in the time before mobile phones and Google. Last week, a sudden name Panchfula dug ...
R Ashwin relives India’s 2013 Champions Trophy win | Cricket News – Times of India
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R Ashwin relives India’s 2013 Champions Trophy win | Cricket News – Times of India

CHENNAI: June 23 marks the 7th anniversary of India’s Champions Trophy win in England where they defeated the hosts by just 5 runs in a rain-curtailed final. It was India’s second Champions Trophy title after the 2002 edition. During that edition, India had to share the honours with Sri Lanka. R Ashwin, India’s star off-spinner, took to Twitter on Tuesday to relive the memories of that fine performance. “So many people to congratulate for that evening at Birmingham #championstrophy2013 but it will stick in my head for the pressure under which the team delivered that result. The lead up to that champions trophy was very tense and each and every member delivered in style,” tweeted Ashwin. So many people to congratulate for that evening at Birmingham #championstrophy2013 but it will stick ...
Honor 9A with 5000mAh and 6.3-inch display launched: Price, specs and more – Times of India
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Honor 9A with 5000mAh and 6.3-inch display launched: Price, specs and more – Times of India

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has launched the global variant of its budget smartphone — Honor 9A. The smartphone was launched in the company’s home country China back in March. Honor 9A price and availability The Honor 9A smartphone has been launched in a single storage variant of 3GB RAM and 64GB internal storage that costs 149.90 Euro (approximately Rs 12,000). It will be available on Hihonor, Amazon and other retailers from July and pre-orders will start on July 1. Honor 9A specsBacked by a 5000mAh battery that is said to offer up to 33 hours of 4G calls, up to 35 hours of video playback and up to 37 hours of FM radio playback, the Honor 9A comes with a 6.3-inch display 20:9 aspect ratio. It comes powered by MediaTek MT6765 SoC paired with 3GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Users get a t...
Food delivery man may be Beijing’s coronavirus new super spreader – Times of India
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Food delivery man may be Beijing’s coronavirus new super spreader – Times of India

BEIJING: A delivery man of Beijing's popular food platform is feared to be the super spreader of Covid-19 after he tested positive amid a new wave of coronavirus clusters in the Chinese capital. China's health authority on Tuesday reported 29 newly confirmed Covid-19 cases, including 13 in the capital Beijing where 249 virus-affected people are undergoing treatment. According to the China's National Health Commission, 29 new cases, including seven asymptomatic cases, were reported in the country on Monday. As of Monday, 99 asymptomatic cases were still under medical observation, it said. Beijing's mass testing of millions of its residents is on after a new cluster of cases emerged in late May. The Chinese capital reported 13 newly confirmed domestically-transmitted Covid-19 cases, two s...
Action will be taken against Priyanka Gandhi if she doesn’t reply to Agra DM notice, says UP deputy CM
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Action will be taken against Priyanka Gandhi if she doesn’t reply to Agra DM notice, says UP deputy CM

Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya has hit out at Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra for allegedly tweeting wrong figures of the novel coronavirus deaths in Agra.Keshav Prasad Maurya accused Priyanka Gandhi of resorting to "cheap politics" amidst coronavirus pandemic and said action will be taken against her if she doesn't respond to the notice served by Agra District Magistrate for posting "false" figures of the Covid-19-related deaths in the city."Congress general secretary is resorting to cheap politics since Covid-19 cases started emerging in UP. The claim of deaths made by her in Agra due to Covid-19 is false. The district administration has served her notice and if she fails to reply then we will take action," Keshav Prasad Maurya told India Tod...