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"Impacting Taxpayers": Finance Minister To Infosys On I-T Portal Glitches

"Impacting Taxpayers": Finance Minister To Infosys On I-T Portal Glitches

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday June 22, 2021, New Delhi

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has expressed her disappointment over the glitches in the new Income Tax portal at a meeting with Infosys officials.

Tribal Products From India Turn Heads At Event In New York's Times Square

Tribal Products From India Turn Heads At Event In New York's Times Square

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, New Delhi

Stalls showcasing tribal products were the centre of attraction at an event organised by the Consulate General of India in New York to celebrate the International Day of Yoga, the Union Tribal Affairs Ministry said on Tuesday.

Congress To Participate In All-Party Meeting Convened By PM Modi

Congress To Participate In All-Party Meeting Convened By PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Jammu

The Congress will attend the all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Thursday, its Jammu and Kashmir unit spokesperson Ravinder Sharma said on Tuesday.

Alarm In Jharkhand After Multiple Covid Variants Detected

Alarm In Jharkhand After Multiple Covid Variants Detected

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Ranchi

328 samples have tested positive for Covid variants like Delta, Alpha and Kappa, State Health Secretary Arun Kumar Singh said

Durable Peace In Afghanistan Requires Genuine "Double Peace": S Jaishankar

Durable Peace In Afghanistan Requires Genuine "Double Peace": S Jaishankar

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, United Nations

A durable peace in Afghanistan requires a genuine "double peace" both within and around the country, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar told the UN Security Council on Tuesday as he asserted the need for "zero tolerance" for terrorism.

Karnataka Eases Covid Lockdown Restrictions In 4 Districts

Karnataka Eases Covid Lockdown Restrictions In 4 Districts

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Bengaluru

The Karnataka government on Tuesday further relaxed the COVID-19 related restrictions in four districts allowing all shops other than those air-conditioned, to function from 6 am to 1 pm.

Delhi Logs 134 New Covid Cases In 24 Hours, Positivity Rate 0.2 Per Cent

Delhi Logs 134 New Covid Cases In 24 Hours, Positivity Rate 0.2 Per Cent

Reported by Sharad Sharma, Edited by Sumana Nandy | Tuesday June 22, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi today reported 134 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours with eight fatalities, the government's health bulletin showed. With this, Delhi's total caseload has now reached 14,32,778.

Kerala High Court Stays Lakshadweep Administration's Meat Ban In Schools

Kerala High Court Stays Lakshadweep Administration's Meat Ban In Schools

Written by Sneha Mary Koshy , Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Thiruvananthapuram

The Lakshadweep administration's decision to, among other things, remove meat from school menus and shut down dairy farms had sparked a wave of furore. The High Court has now stayed the decision till the Centre files an affidavit on the matter.

''Not UFO'': Expert On Mysterious Lights Sighted In Gujarat Sky

''Not UFO'': Expert On Mysterious Lights Sighted In Gujarat Sky

Asian News International | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Gandhinagar

Mysterious rows of bright blinking lights gliding across the sky were sighted in Gujarat's Junagadh and the surrounding region on Monday night, triggering speculation of Unidentified Flying Objects (UFOs).

Will hold Andhra Responsible For Even 1 Fatality: Court On Class 12 Exams

Will hold Andhra Responsible For Even 1 Fatality: Court On Class 12 Exams

Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday June 22, 2021, New Delhi

The Andhra Pradesh government -- which has been keen on holding physical exams for Class 12 boards -- has been given a warning and two days' time to take a decision on the matter by the Supreme Court

Assam's Kamakhya Temple Closes For Ambubachi Mela, Festivities Cancelled

Assam's Kamakhya Temple Closes For Ambubachi Mela, Festivities Cancelled

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Guwahati

The annual Ambubachi rituals at Assam's Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati began today, with priests symbolically closing the doors of the shrine for four days.

Make Nice Move? Yogi Adityanath's 200-Metre Trip To Deputy's Home

Make Nice Move? Yogi Adityanath's 200-Metre Trip To Deputy's Home

Written by Alok Pandey | Tuesday June 22, 2021, Lucknow

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today travelled less than 200 metres to the home of his deputy, Keshav Maurya, ostensibly for a personal engagement but in a sure political sign the BJP is trying to project a united front with elections in months.

The June Full Moon Is Called A Strawberry Moon. Here's Why

The June Full Moon Is Called A Strawberry Moon. Here's Why

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Tuesday June 22, 2021

Strawberry Moon 2021: The June Full Moon is called a Strawberry Moon. Traditionally in North America and Europe, Full Moons have been given names linked to local cultures and customs. Find out more about the Strawberry Moon here.

India, Fiji Sign Pact On Cooperation In Agriculture, Allied Sectors

India, Fiji Sign Pact On Cooperation In Agriculture, Allied Sectors

Asian News International | Tuesday June 22, 2021, New Delhi

India and Fiji on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors.

Pfizer CEO Says In Final Stages To Get Approval For COVID-19 Vaccine In India: Report

Pfizer CEO Says In Final Stages To Get Approval For COVID-19 Vaccine In India: Report

Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Tuesday June 22, 2021

"I hope very soon we will finalise an agreement with the government," said Pfizer's CEO Albert Bourla