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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

Uttarakhand Orders Police Case Into Fake Covid Tests Scam At Kumbh

Uttarakhand Orders Police Case Into Fake Covid Tests Scam At Kumbh

Reported by Dinesh Mansera, Edited by Arun Nair | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Uttarakhand government has directed the Haridwar district administration to register a case against private laboratories accused of conducting fake Covid tests during the Kumbh Mela.

Twitter India Head Questioned Over "Congress Toolkit" Case: Sources

Twitter India Head Questioned Over "Congress Toolkit" Case: Sources

Reported by Mukesh Singh Sengar, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

Twitter India's chief was questioned by the Delhi Police last month in the case involving an alleged "Congress toolkit", sources said today.

Congress Leader, BJP MPs Clash Over Covid Vaccine Issue At Public Accounts Committee Meeting

Congress Leader, BJP MPs Clash Over Covid Vaccine Issue At Public Accounts Committee Meeting

Asian News International | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament decided its agenda for the following year on Wednesday, even as the meeting saw a huge uproar after Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury sought a review of the COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Coronavirus India Live Updates: Lancet Experts Raise Concern On India's Covid Situation

Coronavirus India Live Updates: Lancet Experts Raise Concern On India's Covid Situation

Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

A single day rise of 67,208 new coronavirus infections were recorded taking India's total tally of COVID-19 cases to 2,97,00,313, while the active cases declined to 8,26,740, the lowest after 71 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data.

Sonia Gandhi Has Taken Both Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine: Congress

Sonia Gandhi Has Taken Both Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine: Congress

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

The Congress on Wednesday said party chief Sonia Gandhi has taken both doses of COVID-19 vaccine while Rahul Gandhi could not take the jabs yet as he had contracted the virus in May.

Delhi's Chandni Chowk Road To Be No-Car Zone From 9 am to 9 pm

Delhi's Chandni Chowk Road To Be No-Car Zone From 9 am to 9 pm

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

The busy Chandni Chowk Road, which is currently under redevelopment, has been notified as a non-motorised zone, with motorised vehicles only being allowed during emergency.

Centre Says Edible Oil Prices Softening, Nearly 20% Decline In Some Cases

Centre Says Edible Oil Prices Softening, Nearly 20% Decline In Some Cases

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

The government on Wednesday said edible oil prices have started falling in the past one month, and the quantum of decline is nearly 20 per cent in some cases.

Teenage Tribal Couple From Gujarat Thrashed For Eloping; 3 Arrested

Teenage Tribal Couple From Gujarat Thrashed For Eloping; 3 Arrested

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

A young tribal couple from a remote village in Gujarat's Chhotaudepur district was allegedly thrashed with sticks for eloping.

"Feeling Uncomfortable" Comment Won't Work: Trinamool On Taking Back Rebel

"Feeling Uncomfortable" Comment Won't Work: Trinamool On Taking Back Rebel

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

The Trinamool Congress virtually ruled out the possibility of reinducting turncoat TMC MP Sunil Mondal, who had switched over to the BJP last year, and said the party has already moved for annunlment of his membership under the anti-defection law.

Mythical Claims: Union Minister On Rahul Gandhi's Vaccine Shortage Remark

Mythical Claims: Union Minister On Rahul Gandhi's Vaccine Shortage Remark

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

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged the government was busy saving the PM's image while Covid took its toll on the people of the country, drawing a sharp retort from Health Minister Harsh Vardhan who accused him of making "mythical claims".

Custom Seizes Around 8 Kilogram Of Peacock Feathers In Delhi: Officials

Custom Seizes Around 8 Kilogram Of Peacock Feathers In Delhi: Officials

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

Around 8 kg peacock feathers were seized at the Foreign Post Office in New Delhi.

Shiv Sena, BJP Workers Clash In Mumbai Over Ayodhya Land Deal

Shiv Sena, BJP Workers Clash In Mumbai Over Ayodhya Land Deal

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

Clashes broke out between Shiv Sena and BJP workers in Dadar area here on Wednesday after the youth wing of the BJP took out a protest march against "offensive" remarks in the Sena mouthpiece Saamana about the land deal controversy in Ayodhya.

58-year-old Farmer Dies After Allegedly Consuming Poison At Haryana Protest Site

58-year-old Farmer Dies After Allegedly Consuming Poison At Haryana Protest Site

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

A 58-year-old farmer died allegedly after consuming poison at a site of protest against the Centre's three farm laws in Jind district in Haryana, police said on Wednesday.

Centre Assures Help To Woman Whose Son Is In Critical Condition In Australia

Centre Assures Help To Woman Whose Son Is In Critical Condition In Australia

Asian News International | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

The Centre Government assured all possible help to a widowed woman who approached the Delhi High Court and sought direction to the Ministry of External Affairs to provide medical assistance to her son hospitalised in Australia in critical condition.