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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin Meets Sonia Gandhi, Son Rahul In Delhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin Meets Sonia Gandhi, Son Rahul In Delhi

Press Trust of India | Friday June 18, 2021, New Delhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK president MK Stalin today met Congress chief Sonia Gandhi at her residence, where Rahul Gandhi was also present. The Congress is DMK's junior partner in their alliance in Tamil Nadu.

Virus Still Among Us, Can Mutate, Warns PM Modi

Virus Still Among Us, Can Mutate, Warns PM Modi

Edited by Swati Sharma | Friday June 18, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a customised crash course programme that aims to skill and upskill over one lakh "Covid warriors" across the country

PM Modi Launches Crash Course Programme For COVID-19 Frontline Workers

PM Modi Launches Crash Course Programme For COVID-19 Frontline Workers

Asian News International | Friday June 18, 2021, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the six customized Crash Course programme for COVID-19 frontline workers on Friday through video conferencing under the Skill India scheme.

22-Year-Old Designs App To Fight COVID-19 In Rajasthan

22-Year-Old Designs App To Fight COVID-19 In Rajasthan

Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Friday June 18, 2021, Jaipur

The "Corona Kavach Saathi" app makes it easy to collect data of suspected coronavirus cases, isolate them and then begin treatment. Early identification is one of the key steps to stop the spread of the virus.

"Hastened Third Wave" Alarm, Give Unlocking Report: Delhi High Court

"Hastened Third Wave" Alarm, Give Unlocking Report: Delhi High Court

Reported by Saurabh Shukla, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Friday June 18, 2021, New Delhi

Breach of Covid protocol will only hasten the third wave, the Delhi High Court warned today, taking note of the violations in markets in the national capital following the massive easing of restrictions this week.

"Children At Greater Risk": Jharkhand On High Alert Over Possible 3rd Covid Wave

"Children At Greater Risk": Jharkhand On High Alert Over Possible 3rd Covid Wave

Press Trust of India | Friday June 18, 2021, Ranchi

The Jharkhand government is on high alert to contain any possible third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, following suggestions of experts that any laxity may lead to serious consequences, officials said on Friday.

Pak Drone Spotted In Punjab, Returns After Border Force Opens Fire: Report

Pak Drone Spotted In Punjab, Returns After Border Force Opens Fire: Report

Asian News International | Friday June 18, 2021, New Delhi

Over a month after the BSF recovered arms and ammunition dropped by a Pakistani drone in Jammu, another Pakistani drone was noticed in Dera Baba Nanak of Punjab's Gurdaspur district on Friday, said BSF sources.

Twitter Officials Appear Before Shashi Tharoor-Led Parliamentary Panel

Twitter Officials Appear Before Shashi Tharoor-Led Parliamentary Panel

Reported by Himanshu Shekhar Mishra, Edited by Shylaja Varma | Friday June 18, 2021, New Delhi

Twitter India representatives and officials of the Information Technology Ministry officials been called before a parliamentary panel today to examine the issue of safeguarding citizens' rights and preventing misuse of online news media platforms.

Autism Pride Day 2021: The Importance Of Pride For People With Autism

Autism Pride Day 2021: The Importance Of Pride For People With Autism

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Friday June 18, 2021

Autism Pride Day 2021: Today is Autism Pride Day. One of the key aspects of the day is that autistic people participate in Autism Pride Day events on the day and families share their great success stories.

India Reports 62,480 New Covid Infections, Slightly Fewer Than Yesterday; Active Cases Under 8 Lakh After 73 Days

India Reports 62,480 New Covid Infections, Slightly Fewer Than Yesterday; Active Cases Under 8 Lakh After 73 Days

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Friday June 18, 2021, New Delhi

Coronavirus Cases Today: India reported 62,480 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Daily recoveries continue to outnumber the daily new cases for the 36th consecutive day as the second wave of infections appear to be ebbing.

Part Of Building Collapses In Maharashtra's Thane, No Causality Reported

Part Of Building Collapses In Maharashtra's Thane, No Causality Reported

Asian News International | Friday June 18, 2021, Thane (Maharashtra)

A part of the first floor of a building collapsed at around 5:20 AM in the Thane West area of Maharashtra on Friday. No causalities have been reported, Thane Municipal Corporation informed.

Global COVID-19 Death Count Exceeds 4 Million: Report

Global COVID-19 Death Count Exceeds 4 Million: Report

Reuters | Friday June 18, 2021

Coronavirus-related deaths worldwide passed a grim milestone of 4 million on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, as many countries struggle to procure enough vaccines to inoculate their populations.

UP Cops Send Notice To Twitter India Head Over Assault Video: Report

UP Cops Send Notice To Twitter India Head Over Assault Video: Report

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Friday June 18, 2021, New Delhi

The Uttar Pradesh Police has sent a legal notice to Twitter's India head for "provoking communal unrest" in the case involving an assault on a Muslim man in Ghaziabad earlier this month.

3 Low-Intensity Earthquakes Hit Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya

3 Low-Intensity Earthquakes Hit Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya

Asian News International | Friday June 18, 2021, Tezpur

Three low-intensity earthquakes struck the northeastern states of India within a difference of few hours during the early hours of Friday morning.

India Covid Latest News LIVE Updates: Government Working Towards Preparing 1 Lakh Frontline Workers, Says PM Modi

India Covid Latest News LIVE Updates: Government Working Towards Preparing 1 Lakh Frontline Workers, Says PM Modi

Friday June 18, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday launched six crash course programmes to train and upskill around one lakh frontline workers to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.