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Kedarnath Priests Continue Sit-In Protest To Disband Devasthanam Board

Kedarnath Priests Continue Sit-In Protest To Disband Devasthanam Board

ANI | Sunday June 13, 2021, Dehradun (Uttarakhand)

Priests have been sitting on a silent protest outside the Kedarnath temple, demanding that the Uttarakhand Char Dham Devasthanam Management Board be disbanded.

Blogger "Not A Thief": <i>Baba Ka Dhaba</i> Owner Apologises In New Viral Video

Blogger "Not A Thief": Baba Ka Dhaba Owner Apologises In New Viral Video

Edited by Stela Dey | Sunday June 13, 2021

Baba ka Dhaba - a tiny roadside kiosk run by a poor, elderly couple in Delhi - had become the story of the year during the lockdown a few months ago.

India Sees Lowest Daily Rise Since April 2 With 80,834 Fresh Covid Cases

India Sees Lowest Daily Rise Since April 2 With 80,834 Fresh Covid Cases

Reported by Parimal Kumar, Edited by Arun Nair | Sunday June 13, 2021, New Delhi

India's Covid chart continued to show improvement today, with the country recording 80,834 cases, a marginal drop from yesterday's figure that was reported to be the lowest in 71 days. India, the second-worst hit country, now has 2.94 crore cases.

In Emotional Note, YouTuber Bhuvan Bam Mourns Loss Of Both His Parents To Covid

In Emotional Note, YouTuber Bhuvan Bam Mourns Loss Of Both His Parents To Covid

NDTV Newsdesk | Sunday June 13, 2021

YouTuber Bhuvan Bam, who runs the popular 'BB Ki Vines' channel, on Saturday took to social media to share the grief of losing both his parents to COVID-19 within a month.

Assam Teens Found Hanging From Tree, Family Alleges Rape: Cops

Assam Teens Found Hanging From Tree, Family Alleges Rape: Cops

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Stela Dey | Sunday June 13, 2021, Guwahati

Two teenagers, aged 16 and 14, were found hanging from a tree in a remote village in Assam's Kokrajhar district, police said.

Coronavirus Live Updates: 80,834 New Covid Cases In India; 3,303 Deaths In Last 24 hours

Coronavirus Live Updates: 80,834 New Covid Cases In India; 3,303 Deaths In Last 24 hours

Sunday June 13, 2021, New Delhi

India, witnessing a downward trend in Covid cases, reported the lowest daily spike in infections since April 2 with 80,834 new cases in the last 24 hours. India has so far logged over 2.93 crore cases of coronavirus. Over 1.32 lakh people recovered f

No One Muzzled Bengal Minister's Voice At GST Council Meet: BJP's Anurag Thakur

No One Muzzled Bengal Minister's Voice At GST Council Meet: BJP's Anurag Thakur

Asian News International | Sunday June 13, 2021, New Delhi

Minister of State (MoS) in the Finance Ministry Anurag Thakur has dismissed the remarks of West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra, who claimed that he was not allowed to speak at the end of the GST Council meeting held in Delhi on Saturday.

Karnataka Police Bust Scam With Alleged Links To Chinese "Hawala" Operators

Karnataka Police Bust Scam With Alleged Links To Chinese "Hawala" Operators

Press Trust of India | Sunday June 13, 2021, Bengaluru

Karnataka police on Saturday arrested two Chinese nationals and seven others when bust a scam of over Rs 290 crore that involved duping people through a mobile app after promising attractive interest on investment.

Tiger B1, Aged Over 17 Years, Dies At Indore Zoo Due To Cardiac Arrest

Tiger B1, Aged Over 17 Years, Dies At Indore Zoo Due To Cardiac Arrest

Asian News International | Saturday June 12, 2021, Indore

A 17-and-a-half-year old tiger at Indore's Kamla Nehru Prani Sangrahalaya died Saturday evening, officials said. The tiger was later cremated in the zoo, they added.

"One Earth One Health": PM's Message To G7 Leaders Amid Pandemic

"One Earth One Health": PM's Message To G7 Leaders Amid Pandemic

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma,Kadambini Sharma, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday June 12, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for a 'One Earth, One Health' approach to global health governance and thanked the G7 and its guest countries for their help during the second Covid wave.

Centre Allocates Rs 10,870.5 Crore To Uttar Pradesh Under Jal Jeevan Mission

Centre Allocates Rs 10,870.5 Crore To Uttar Pradesh Under Jal Jeevan Mission

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 12, 2021, New Delhi

The Centre has allocated a whopping Rs 10,870 crore to Uttar Pradesh under the Jal Jeevan Mission for 2021-22, the highest allocation so far to any state, the Ministry of Jal Shakti said on Saturday.

Not Everyone Can Stay In BJP: Dilip Ghosh On Mukul Roy's Trinamool Return

Not Everyone Can Stay In BJP: Dilip Ghosh On Mukul Roy's Trinamool Return

Asian News International | Saturday June 12, 2021, By Ujjwal Roy

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Saturday dismissed Mukul Roy as an "Aaya Ram, Gaya Ram" (one who frequently switches parties) and stated that staying in the BJP proved difficult for people who were used to the "cut money" culture of Trinamool.

Armed With College Degrees, They Are Working As Drain Cleaners Near Mumbai

Armed With College Degrees, They Are Working As Drain Cleaners Near Mumbai

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 12, 2021, Thane

Lack of jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic has forced some young men who have college degrees to work as "nullah'' (drain) cleaners in the Mumbra area near Thane.

Over 25 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered Till Now: Centre

Over 25 Crore COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered Till Now: Centre

Press Trust of India | Saturday June 12, 2021, New Delhi

Over 25 crore doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered till now in the country, with more than 31 lakh jabs given on Saturday, the Union Health Ministry said.

Bengal Minister Vs Union Minister Over "Forced" GST On Covid Items

Bengal Minister Vs Union Minister Over "Forced" GST On Covid Items

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday June 12, 2021, New Delhi

West Bengal Finance Minister Dr Amit Mitra said his opposition to taxing items related to the Covid pandemic was ignored and muzzled today at the GST Council. Union Minister Anurag Thakur denied the charge.