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Negotiations between India-China inconclusive
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Negotiations between India-China inconclusive

Major-general rank officials of both countries met on the border on Tuesday, but the talks were inconclusive. It is believed that in the next few days, senior commanders of the armies of both countries can meet. According to sources, China is adamant on its demands due to which negotiations are getting fruitless. But in the meeting, India is also firm on its side. Source link
INX Media Case: ED Files Chargesheet Against Chidambaram, Son Karti
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INX Media Case: ED Files Chargesheet Against Chidambaram, Son Karti

The case dates back to 2017 when the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had registered an FIR in INX media case alleging irregularities in FIPB clearance to the group for receiving overseas funds of Rs 305 crore in 2007. By : ABP News Bureau | 02 Jun 2020 11:43 PM (IST) New Delhi: Latest development in the INX Media case suggests that Enforcement Directorate has filed a chargesheet against former Union Minister P Chidambaram, his son Karti P Chidambaram and others, in a Delhi Court on Tuesday.Earlier this year in January right after Chidambaram's release from Tihar jail, ED had questioned the former minister in connection with money laundering probe into alleged aviation-related finan...
ED files chargesheet against Chidambaram, son Karti in INX Media money-laundering case | India News – Times of India
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ED files chargesheet against Chidambaram, son Karti in INX Media money-laundering case | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a chargesheet against senior Congress leader and former Union minister P Chidambaram in the INX Media money-laundering case. A password protected e-chargesheet was filed against Chidambaram, his son Karti and others before the court of Special Judge Ajay Kumar Kuhar here on Monday. The judge has directed the agency to file a hard copy of the chargesheet once the court starts functioning normally. Besides the Chidambarams, the chargesheet also names Karti's chartered accountant S S Bhaskararaman and others. Chidambaram was arrested by the Centreal Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the INX Media corruption case on August 21 last year. On October 16 last year, the ED arrested him in a related money-laundering case. Six days later, on Oct...
NREGA May demand is highest for month in 8 years: 2.19 cr households
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NREGA May demand is highest for month in 8 years: 2.19 cr households

Written by Harikishan Sharma | New Delhi | Updated: June 3, 2020 4:34:31 am Migrant workers from Hardoi of UP resides at Jawaddi in Ludhiana wait for the confirmation of their ticket to Shramik train. WITH THE lockdown sending lakhs of migrant labourers back to their villages, over 2.19 crore households utilised the rural job guarantee scheme in May, which is the highest for the month in the last eight years, according to official data. An analysis of data in this category — available currently from 2013-14 on the MGNREGA portal — shows that the number of households that worked in May was 7.10 lakh higher than the 2....
Covid case count nears 2-lakh mark, ICMR says ‘far away from peak’
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Covid case count nears 2-lakh mark, ICMR says ‘far away from peak’

Written by Abantika Ghosh | New Delhi | Updated: June 3, 2020 6:42:55 am Passengers wearing mask to protect themselves from Coronavirus at Chandigarh Railway Station. As the total Covid-19 case count nears the 2-lakh mark, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) scientist Dr Nivedita Gupta said on Tuesday that the country is still “very far away from the peak”. In an infectious disease, a peak signifies the point at which the daily case count will start to fall. Over the last few days, over 8,000 new cases have been reported from across the country daily. “We are very far away from the peak. Our preventive measure...
Maharashtra’s Covid growth rate falls below India’s for the first time
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Maharashtra’s Covid growth rate falls below India’s for the first time

Written by Amitabh Sinha | Pune | Updated: June 3, 2020 6:46:02 am Officials from the PMC health department conduct a Covid screening at Junabzar in Mangalwarpeth area on Thursday. As the Covid count increases across the country, touching the 2-lakh figure Tuesday, a small silver lining has emerged. For the first time in nearly two months, the growth rate of infections in Maharashtra has slowed to fall below that of the country as a whole. The seven-day compounded daily growth rate (CDGR) for Maharashtra has remained below the national average for three consecutive days now. This trend may not endure as the spread g...
Covid test should track viral load too, says new ICMR study
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Covid test should track viral load too, says new ICMR study

Written by Karishma Mehrotra | New Delhi | Updated: June 3, 2020 6:43:26 am Some experts have cautioned that irregularities in swab-taking could muddle viral load results. Only seven per cent of coronavirus samples have a “high viral load” — meaning these people would, on average, transmit the infection to 6.25 other people. The vast majority (84%) have a low infectiousness, transmitting to only 0.8 persons on average. Nine per cent have a moderate viral load. Viral load refers to the quantity of a virus in an organism and is a reflection of how quickly the virus is replicating. These are new findings by ICMR’s Nati...
India will get its growth back, need to be self reliant: PM
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India will get its growth back, need to be self reliant: PM

By: ENS Economic Bureau | New Delhi | Published: June 3, 2020 4:15:46 am New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the annual session of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on its 125th anniversary via video link, in New Delhi. (PTI Photo/Video grab) STRESSING ON the need for self-reliance and a stronger focus on manufacturing locally by enterprises, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said the government’s highest priority is to strengthen the economy against the impact of coronavirus and get the country back on the growth track. Calling industry to rise to the occasion, Modi said there is a need to build robus...
In break from past, Delhi says Modi, Trump discussed India-China border situation
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In break from past, Delhi says Modi, Trump discussed India-China border situation

Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Updated: June 3, 2020 6:48:53 am Inviting Modi to the next G7 Summit to be held in the US, he conveyed his desire to “expand the ambit of the grouping beyond the existing membership, to include other important countries including India”. In a departure from precedent, New Delhi Tuesday said US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed the “situation on the India-China border”. The Ministry of External Affairs, in a statement, said the border situation figured in the phone conversation between the two leaders when Trump called up Modi, two days after he sa...
Lt Generals to lead military talks on Ladakh, Rajnath confirms large Chinese presence
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Lt Generals to lead military talks on Ladakh, Rajnath confirms large Chinese presence

Written by Krishn Kaushik , Sushant Singh | New Delhi | Updated: June 3, 2020 2:07:53 pm A satellite image of Pangong Lake taken on May 27, 2020 shows the situation along the Line of Actual Control. (Source: Planet Labs) Stepping up efforts to de-escalate the situation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh, India and China will start a fresh round of military talks on June 6, bringing senior commanders to the table. Army sources indicated this even as Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said he had been informed about the talks, and that the Chinese presence along the LAC was in “achhi khasi sankhya” (...
UK asks China to step back from the brink in Hong Kong – Times of India
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UK asks China to step back from the brink in Hong Kong – Times of India

LONDON: The UK government on Tuesday asked China to step back from the brink and respect Hong Kong's autonomy as it reiterated its plan to offer British National Overseas (BNO) passport holders in the region a path to citizenship if a controversial security law goes ahead. UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab made a statement in the House of Commons, which resumed its physical sittings under the coronavirus social distance norms, to stress that Britain would not look the other way as the freedoms of the people from its former colony are under threat. "There is time for China to reconsider, there is a moment for China to step back from the brink and respect Hong Kong's autonomy and respect China's own international obligations," Raab told the Commons. "But if China continues down this curre...
US ambassador to Germany resigns from post, deputy stands in – Times of India
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US ambassador to Germany resigns from post, deputy stands in – Times of India

File pic of Richard Grenell: Pic credit AFPBERLIN: The US ambassador to Germany has resigned from his post and the State Department after two years in the job. Richard Grenell posted the news late Monday on his Instagram account, without indicating what he planned to do next. While no reason was given for Grenell's resignation, it has been widely speculated that he may join US President Donald Trump's re-election campaign. Trump named Grenell ambassador to Germany in April 2018. He quickly drew the ire of many in Germany with his outspoken views — often expressed via social media — though German officials largely held back criticism of their close ally's envoy. A spokesman for the US embassy in Berlin said that in keeping with normal practice, Deputy Chief of Mission Robin Quinville wou...
Tiktok-aspirant Mitron taken off app store for spam, not offering minimum functionality | India News – Times of India
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Tiktok-aspirant Mitron taken off app store for spam, not offering minimum functionality | India News – Times of India

After over five million downloads in just over a month and three days of being the top Android app in India, Mitron, which aspired to be the “India-made” TikTok replacement, was taken off Google Playstore on Tuesday. A Google spokesperson confirmed the app has been removed and pointed TOI to the policy violation that led to it. “At a minimum, apps should provide users with a basic degree of functionality and a respectful user experience. Apps that crash, exhibit other behaviour that is not consistent with a functional user experience, or that serve only to spam users are not apps that expand the catalogue in a meaningful way,” the policy says. The app, which called itself a “short video and social platform”, was launched on April 11. For about a month, it didn’t take off. And then, on M...
PM Modi says, ‘Economic growth will return’ | Political Top 20
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PM Modi says, ‘Economic growth will return’ | Political Top 20

Updated : 02 Jun 2020 08:51 PM (IST) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday over the revival of the economy said that the economic growth will return in India. On the other side, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said that the Modi government has failed to handle the Indian economy and the lockdown has turned out to be a failure. Watch the top 20 political news stories of the day here in this segment. Source link
EXCLUSIVE | Modi Govt Flagged Off Historic Policies, Effectively Fought Covid-19 Pandemic: JP Nadda
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EXCLUSIVE | Modi Govt Flagged Off Historic Policies, Effectively Fought Covid-19 Pandemic: JP Nadda

The leader claimed that within the first year of the second term of governance under the leadership pf Narendra Modi, NDA flagged of several policies, measures and initiatives that were long pending for the welfare of people. "But along this, we sportingly fought Corona challenge. " By : ABP News Bureau | 02 Jun 2020 07:56 PM (IST) JP Nadda also said that strategy of enforcing nationwide shut has resulted in lowest death rate. New Delhi: With the completion of first year of second term of governance under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party's national president JP Nadda hailed the success of the government. "I consider it a historic year because of the accomplish...
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’s Mohena Kumari Tests Positive For COVID-19, Former Co-Star Wishes Her Speedy Recovery
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Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’s Mohena Kumari Tests Positive For COVID-19, Former Co-Star Wishes Her Speedy Recovery

Rishi Dev, who played the role of Mohena Kumari's husband in 'Yeh Rishta', posted a note on his Instagram story. By : ABP News Bureau | 02 Jun 2020 07:19 PM (IST) Popular TV actress Mohena Kumari Singh, who is known for playing the role of Keerti in Star Plus’ ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’, has tested positive for Coronavirus. The talented actress and her family members in Dehradun are currently in the hospital where they are undergoing treatment for COVID-19.Mohena, who tied the knot with Suyesh Rawat on October 14, 2019 in Haridwar, shifted base to Dehradun post her wedding. The actress took to social media to thank her fans for their wishes and messages.Mohena’s ‘Yeh Rishta’ co-star Rishi...
It is criminal to not give cash support to MSMEs: Rahul Gandhi | India News – Times of India
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It is criminal to not give cash support to MSMEs: Rahul Gandhi | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said it is criminal on the part of the government not to give immediate cash support to the MSMEs, which are closing down. "11 crore Indians are employed by MSMEs. 1/3rd of them are closing down permanently. It's criminal for GOI not to give them cash support immediately," he said on Twitter. Gandhi has been calling for immediate financial support to the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the country, which employ a large number of people, saying it has been the hardest hit sector by the coronavirus-induced nationwide lockdown. He has also called for a financial package for the MSMEs. Source link
‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ Actor Rohan Shares Heartfelt Post For GF As They Complete ‘4 Years Of Togetherness’
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‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ Actor Rohan Shares Heartfelt Post For GF As They Complete ‘4 Years Of Togetherness’

'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' stars Rohan Mehra and Kanchi Singh are dating since the past four years. Rohan shared a cute picture with her to mark the special occasion. By : ABP News Bureau | 02 Jun 2020 05:50 PM (IST) New Delhi: Popular TV actor Rohan Mehra won several hearts with his performance as Naksh in Star Plus’ ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’. The show starring Mohsin Khan and Shivangi Joshi has successfully completed 3000 episodes and is still going strong.Rohan, who played Hina Khan and Karan Mehra’s on-screen son Naksh in ‘YRKKH’, quit the show to participate in ‘Bigg Boss 10’. The talented actor met his girlfriend Kanchi Singh on the sets of ‘Yeh Rishta’. The two lovebirds are in ...