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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.

Boatman Finds Newborn In Wooden Box Floating In Ganga In Uttar Pradesh

Boatman Finds Newborn In Wooden Box Floating In Ganga In Uttar Pradesh

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

A newborn girl, wrapped in a piece of cloth and a chit declaring her as the "daughter of the Ganga", was found in a wooden box floating in the river at Dadrihhat in Ghazipur.

Mumbai Man Who Gave Bitcoins For Drugs On Dark Web Arrested: Cops

Mumbai Man Who Gave Bitcoins For Drugs On Dark Web Arrested: Cops

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

Makarand P Adivirkar was known as ''cryptoking'' in some circles, police said.

From Chirag Paswan, A Countermove: A New Chief For LJP's Bihar Unit

From Chirag Paswan, A Countermove: A New Chief For LJP's Bihar Unit

Reported by Manish Kumar, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday June 17, 2021, New Delhi

The fight over the control of the Lok Janshakti Party -- split down the middle over a feud I the Paswan family -- continued till late on Wednesday with Chirag Paswan making a fresh appointment.

BJP Plans Protests Across West Bengal Against Post-poll Violence

BJP Plans Protests Across West Bengal Against Post-poll Violence

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

As part of its efforts to corner the Trinamool Congress government over the "post-poll violence" in the state and rally support for its workers, BJP has decided to hold protests in West Bengal.

After 17 Days Of Search, One Miner's Body Recovered From Meghalaya Mine

After 17 Days Of Search, One Miner's Body Recovered From Meghalaya Mine

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury , Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Shillong

Rescue teams today recovered the body of one out of the at least five miners who were trapped in a rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district on May 30.

Asian Development Bank's $484 Million Loan For Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor

Asian Development Bank's $484 Million Loan For Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 16, 2021, New Delhi

An agreement has been signed between the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the government, an official release on Wednesday.

Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Wants New Government To Be People-Oriented

Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Wants New Government To Be People-Oriented

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 16, 2021, Puducherry

Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Wednesday appealed to the newly formed government in the Union Territory to work towards promoting the welfare of the people.

Mehul Choksi Firms Siphoned Off Over Rs 6,000 Crore From Punjab National Bank: CBI

Mehul Choksi Firms Siphoned Off Over Rs 6,000 Crore From Punjab National Bank: CBI

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 16, 2021

Companies owned by Mehul Choksi allegedly siphoned off over Rs 6,344.96 crore from Punjab National Bank (PNB) using fraudulent letters of undertaking and foreign letters of credit, the CBI has alleged in its supplementary chargesheet.

Made-In-India Biological E Vaccine May Be 90% Effective, "Game-Changer"

Made-In-India Biological E Vaccine May Be 90% Effective, "Game-Changer"

Reported by Vishnu Som, Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Wednesday June 16, 2021, New Delhi

Biological E's made-in-India vaccine is expected to have 90 per cent effectiveness against Covid and will likely be a gamechanger in the fight against the pandemic, says a top doctor on a government advisory panel.

Will Move Court Over Ayodhya Land Deal, Says AAP Leader Sanjay Singh

Will Move Court Over Ayodhya Land Deal, Says AAP Leader Sanjay Singh

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 16, 2021, New Delhi

Days after alleging corruption in a land deal of the Ram temple trust in Ayodhya, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh today said he is preparing to move court in the matter.

22 Fire Engines At AIIMS Delhi After Fire On 9th Floor, Everyone Rescued

22 Fire Engines At AIIMS Delhi After Fire On 9th Floor, Everyone Rescued

Reported by Parimal Kumar, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Wednesday June 16, 2021, New Delhi

Twenty fire engines have been rushed to AIIMS, Delhi, after a fire broke out at the ninth floor of the hospital. The site of the fire does not house patients.

Compensate 70 Girls Over Stripping Incident: Rights Body To UP Chief Secretary, Centre

Compensate 70 Girls Over Stripping Incident: Rights Body To UP Chief Secretary, Centre

Asian News International | Wednesday June 16, 2021, New Delhi

NHRC has directed UP Chief Secretary and Secretary, School Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India for requisite funds allocation to compensate 70 girls who were checked

India To Boost Ethanol Production: Nitin Gadkari Amid Rising Fuel Prices

India To Boost Ethanol Production: Nitin Gadkari Amid Rising Fuel Prices

Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 16, 2021, New Delhi

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday said India is going to increase the production of alternative fuel ethanol as people are facing problems due to a hike in petrol and diesel prices.

Vaccines Shielded 95% Of Healthcare Workers From Covid, Finds Study

Vaccines Shielded 95% Of Healthcare Workers From Covid, Finds Study

Asian News International | Wednesday June 16, 2021, New Delhi

Covid vaccines provided protection in more than 95 per cent of recipients, with post-vaccination infection occurring in only 4.28 per cent of those who received the jabs, according to a study on over 31,600 healthcare workers by a hospital chain.