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Heavy Rain In Bengal, Downpour In Kolkata Leaves Roads Waterlogged

Heavy Rain In Bengal, Downpour In Kolkata Leaves Roads Waterlogged

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

Several low-lying areas and thoroughfares in Kolkaya lay inundated today as heavy rain continued to lash parts of Bengal, with the weather department predicting more downpour over the next three days.

Samajwadi Party Leader Charged For Sharing "Communal" UP Assault Video

Samajwadi Party Leader Charged For Sharing "Communal" UP Assault Video

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

A Samajwadi Party functionary here has been charged for allegedly promoting enmity and breach of peace by circulating a "communal" video of an elderly Muslim claiming attack by some young men earlier this month, officials said.

Mamata Banerjee Gains Unexpected Ally In War Against Bengal Governor

Mamata Banerjee Gains Unexpected Ally In War Against Bengal Governor

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday June 17, 2021, West Bengal

As Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar holds a series of meetings in Delhi amid clashes with the Mamata Banerjee government, his controversial role and comments have landed the Left on the same side as rival Trinamool Congress.

World Music Day 2021: When Is Music Day? Who Started It? Find Out Here

World Music Day 2021: When Is Music Day? Who Started It? Find Out Here

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Thursday June 17, 2021

Music Day 2021: The unique World Music Day is celebrated on June 21. The day is also known as Fete de la Musique in France where it originated. Know all about the World Music Day

Centre Withdraws Mukul Roy's 'Z-Category' Security Cover: Report

Centre Withdraws Mukul Roy's 'Z-Category' Security Cover: Report

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

The Z-category VIP security cover of West Bengal politician and MLA Mukul Roy, who recently re-joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) after a brief stint with the BJP, has been withdrawn, official sources said today.

UP Woman, 5 Children Went Hungry For 2 Months; No Ration, Aadhaar Cards

UP Woman, 5 Children Went Hungry For 2 Months; No Ration, Aadhaar Cards

Written by Alok Pandey | Thursday June 17, 2021, Aligarh

A 45-year-old woman and her five children are in hospital in western Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh town after battling intense hunger for over two months.

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 Ghaziabad Posts

Complaint Against Swara Bhasker, Twitter India Head Over Ghaziabad 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

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

Class 12 results will be announced by July 31 and will factor in students' performance over three years or from Class 10, the CBSE told the Supreme Court today, announcing its assessment plan after exams were cancelled because of the Covid crisis.

Court Orders Release Of Delhi Activists, Cops Accused Of Deliberate Delay

Court Orders Release Of Delhi Activists, Cops Accused Of Deliberate Delay

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

A Delhi court on Thursday ordered the immediate release of student-activists Natasha Narwal, Devangana Kalita and Asif Iqbal Tanha, who remained in jail despite a High Court order on Tuesday granting them bail

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