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Criminal Cases Against Italian Marines, In 2012 Shooting, Closed By Supreme Court

Criminal Cases Against Italian Marines, In 2012 Shooting, Closed By Supreme Court

Edited by Shylaja Varma | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi

The Supreme Court today closed all criminal cases against two Italian marines who were accused of shooting dead two Indian fishermen off the Kerala cost in 2012.

Pinjra Tod Activists, Jamia Student Arrested In Delhi Riots Case Get Bail

Pinjra Tod Activists, Jamia Student Arrested In Delhi Riots Case Get Bail

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted bail to three activists - two members of women's rights group Pinjra Tod and a student from Jamia Millia Islamia - who were arrested in connection with riots in the city last year

Helping India Breathe: Kashmir Students Make Low-Cost Portable Ventilator From Scrap

Helping India Breathe: Kashmir Students Make Low-Cost Portable Ventilator From Scrap

Reported by Nazir Masoodi | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Srinagar

Two students of the University of Kashmir have made a portable ventilator by using just scrap after witnessing a massive shortage of ventilators during the pandemic.

Chirag Paswan To Lose All Party Top Posts? Rebel MPs Move Swiftly

Chirag Paswan To Lose All Party Top Posts? Rebel MPs Move Swiftly

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday June 15, 2021

Chirag Paswan, isolated by a sudden coup in his Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) led by his uncle, is likely to lose the post of party chief next in the rapid slide in his political fortunes since Monday morning.

Global Wind Day 2021: Know About The Oldest Windmills Of The World

Global Wind Day 2021: Know About The Oldest Windmills Of The World

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Tuesday June 15, 2021

Global Wind Day: Today is Global Wind Day. Know all about some of the oldest windmills of the world, which are still operating. The power-harvesting turbines found in modern times provide clean and cheap energy.

India Sees Fewest Covid Cases In 75 Days; 2,726 Deaths: 10 Points

India Sees Fewest Covid Cases In 75 Days; 2,726 Deaths: 10 Points

Reported by Parimal Kumar, Edited by Swati Bhasin | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi

India's daily rise in Covid cases remained below the 1 lakh-mark for eight straight day with 60,471 new infections. After health infrastructure was strained by the second Covid wave, states are taking strong measures in anticipation of a third wave.

Delhi "Misleading" Supreme Court On "One Nation, One Ration Card": Centre

Delhi "Misleading" Supreme Court On "One Nation, One Ration Card": Centre

Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi

The Delhi government is "misleading" the Supreme Court on the "one nation, one ration card" (ONORC) scheme, the Centre told the court on Monday amid the row over the doorstep delivery of food rations in the national capital.

"I Weep All The Time": Companies Deal With Trauma Beyond Covid Peak

"I Weep All The Time": Companies Deal With Trauma Beyond Covid Peak

Saritha Rai, Bloomberg | Tuesday June 15, 2021

"I lost my father to Covid, I'm very stressed because I have so many responsibilities." "I saw so many deaths when I was in the ICU. I wake up to the sound of the ventilator beeps in the night. I don't know why I'm alive."

A Giant, Poor-Sighted Bird Stands In The Way Of India's Green Goals

A Giant, Poor-Sighted Bird Stands In The Way Of India's Green Goals

Rajesh Kumar Singh, Bloomberg | Tuesday June 15, 2021

The majestic, endangered bird is massive, making it slow to maneuver in flight. It has poor frontal vision, and an unfortunate habit of scanning the earth while flying across the flat grasslands of India's western borders. That combination too often

Inside Story Behind The Coup That Took Down Chirag Paswan

Inside Story Behind The Coup That Took Down Chirag Paswan

Written by Akhilesh Sharma , Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi/Patna

The Black Monday for Lok Janashakti's Party Chirag Paswan -- the overnight coup that saw five of the party's six MPs rebel - took place after a mutual understanding between the BJP and Nitish Kumar's Janata Dal United, sources have indicated.

Mehul Choksi "No Show" In Dominica Court Due To "Mental Stress": Lawyer

Mehul Choksi "No Show" In Dominica Court Due To "Mental Stress": Lawyer

Asian News International | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Roseau

Fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi failed to appear in Magistrate's Court in Roseau, Dominica, on Monday for the start of the trial against him over his illegal entry into the Caribbean country, because he was suffering from "mental stress" and he ex

Dominica Court Adjourns Mehul Choksi's Illegal Entry Case Hearing Till June 25

Dominica Court Adjourns Mehul Choksi's Illegal Entry Case Hearing Till June 25

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi

A Dominica Magistrate Court has adjourned till June 25 the hearing into alleged illegal entry of fugitive diamantaire Mehul Choksi into the Caribbean island nation, local media reported.

India Covid Latest News LIVE Updates: India Sees Fewest Covid Cases In 75 Days; 2,726 Deaths

India Covid Latest News LIVE Updates: India Sees Fewest Covid Cases In 75 Days; 2,726 Deaths

Tuesday June 15, 2021

Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine is more than 90 per cent effective, including against coronavirus variants, the vaccine maker said Monday after a large-scale US study.

Land Deal Transparent, Followed Fixed Protocol: Ayodhya Trust Secretary

Land Deal Transparent, Followed Fixed Protocol: Ayodhya Trust Secretary

Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Tuesday June 15, 2021

A land deal that has evoked allegations of a scam was carried out in a transparent manner and followed a certain protocol, the Ayodhya temple Trust said Monday.

Congress Demands Supreme Court-Monitored Probe Into Ayodhya Land Deal

Congress Demands Supreme Court-Monitored Probe Into Ayodhya Land Deal

Asian News International | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi

The Congress on Monday demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the matter of alleged irregularity in the purchase of land at Ayodhya by the Ram temple trust.