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Newborn Girl In Wooden Box Found Floating In Ganga, Rescued By Boatman

Newborn Girl In Wooden Box Found Floating In Ganga, Rescued By Boatman

Reported by Ajay Singh, Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Thursday June 17, 2021, Ghazipur

A newborn girl in a wooden box floating in the Ganga river, along the Dadri Ghat in Ghazipur, was brought home by a boatman.

Chandigarh Boy, 16, Raises Rs. 7 Lakh For COVID-19 Patients

Chandigarh Boy, 16, Raises Rs. 7 Lakh For COVID-19 Patients

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali | Thursday June 17, 2021, Chandigarh

As second wave of COVID-19 hit our country, it certainly has highlighted the much-needed reform in the healthcare sector.

Complaint Against Swara Bhasker, Twitter India Head Over UP Assault Posts

Complaint Against Swara Bhasker, Twitter India Head Over UP Assault Posts

Reported by Mukesh Singh Sengar, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

A complaint has been lodged in Delhi against actor Swara Bhasker, the Managing Director of Twitter India and two others over "inflammatory tweets" on the assault on a Muslim man in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad earlier this month.

CBSE Announces Class 12 Scoring Plan, Results By July 31

CBSE Announces Class 12 Scoring Plan, Results By July 31

Edited by Arun Nair | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today told the Supreme Court that it plans for the assessment criteria for Class 12 students will be factored on Class 11and Class 10 results.

Delhi Activists, Given Bail 2 Days Ago, Go To Court For Immediate Release

Delhi Activists, Given Bail 2 Days Ago, Go To Court For Immediate Release

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

Student-activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha - granted bail two days ago after spending more than a year in jail over alleged links to last year's Delhi riots - moved the Delhi High Court seeking their immediate release.

Ex-Mumbai Police "Encounter Specialist" Raided In Ambani Bomb Scare Probe

Ex-Mumbai Police "Encounter Specialist" Raided In Ambani Bomb Scare Probe

Reported by Saurabh Gupta, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Thursday June 17, 2021, Mumbai

The NIA on Thursday morning raided the home of former Mumbai Police 'encounter specialist' Pradeep Sharma in connection with the Mukesh Ambani bomb scare case

Bail Hearing Denial By Courts Violates Liberty Of Accused: Supreme Court

Bail Hearing Denial By Courts Violates Liberty Of Accused: Supreme Court

Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

Denial of the hearing of a bail request by courts violates the rights of the accused, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday, adding that urgent cases involving personal liberty should be taken up for hearing without any delay.

Coronavirus Cases Today: India Reports 67,208 New COVID-19 cases, Tally Rises For Second Day In A Row

Coronavirus Cases Today: India Reports 67,208 New COVID-19 cases, Tally Rises For Second Day In A Row

Reported by Parimal Kumar, Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

Coronavirus Cases Today: India reported 67,208 new COVID-19 cases and 2,330 new deaths today. The country has so far reported a total of 29,700,313 cases and 3,81,903 deaths as it emerges out of the second wave of the pandemic.

Mumbai Housing Society Says It Was Scammed Into A Fake Vaccine Drive

Mumbai Housing Society Says It Was Scammed Into A Fake Vaccine Drive

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 17, 2021, Mumbai

A housing society in Mumbai's Kandivali area has complained to police that it was apparently cheated by some persons who organized a COVID-19 vaccination camp for its members by claiming to represent a private hospital, and the vaccine that was admin

Uttarakhand Orders Police Case Into Fake Covid Tests Scam At Kumbh

Uttarakhand Orders Police Case Into Fake Covid Tests Scam At Kumbh

Reported by Dinesh Mansera, Edited by Arun Nair | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Uttarakhand government has directed the Haridwar district administration to register a case against private laboratories accused of conducting fake Covid tests during the Kumbh Mela.

Twitter India Head Questioned Over "Congress Toolkit" Case: Sources

Twitter India Head Questioned Over "Congress Toolkit" Case: Sources

Reported by Mukesh Singh Sengar, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

Twitter India's chief was questioned by the Delhi Police last month in the case involving an alleged "Congress toolkit", sources said today.

Congress Leader, BJP MPs Clash Over Covid Vaccine Issue At Public Accounts Committee Meeting

Congress Leader, BJP MPs Clash Over Covid Vaccine Issue At Public Accounts Committee Meeting

Asian News International | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament decided its agenda for the following year on Wednesday, even as the meeting saw a huge uproar after Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury sought a review of the COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Coronavirus India Live Updates: India Reports 67,208 New COVID-19 Cases, 2,330 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

Coronavirus India Live Updates: India Reports 67,208 New COVID-19 Cases, 2,330 Deaths In Last 24 Hours

Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

A single day rise of 67,208 new coronavirus infections were recorded taking India's total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,97,00,313, while the active cases declined to 8,26,740, the lowest after 71 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

Sonia Gandhi Has Taken Both Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine: Congress

Sonia Gandhi Has Taken Both Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine: Congress

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Congress on Wednesday said party chief Sonia Gandhi has taken both doses of COVID-19 vaccine while Rahul Gandhi could not take the jabs yet as he had contracted the virus in May.

Delhi's Chandni Chowk Road To Be No-Car Zone From 9 am to 9 pm

Delhi's Chandni Chowk Road To Be No-Car Zone From 9 am to 9 pm

Press Trust of India | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

The busy Chandni Chowk Road, which is currently under redevelopment, has been notified as a non-motorised zone, with motorised vehicles only being allowed during emergency.