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NATO Adopts Tough Line On China At Joe Biden's Debut Summit With Alliance

NATO Adopts Tough Line On China At Joe Biden's Debut Summit With Alliance

Reuters | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Brussels

NATO leaders warned on Monday that China presents "systemic challenges," taking a forceful stance towards Beijing in a communique at Joe Biden's first summit with an alliance that Donald Trump openly disparaged.

Delta Variant Doubles Risk Of COVID-19 Hospitalisation: Scottish Study

Delta Variant Doubles Risk Of COVID-19 Hospitalisation: Scottish Study

Reuters | Tuesday June 15, 2021, London

The Delta coronavirus variant doubles the risk of hospitalisation compared with the previously dominant variant in Britain, but two doses of vaccine still provide strong protection, a Scottish study found on Monday.

Diego Maradona's Nurse First To Be Questioned Over His Death

Diego Maradona's Nurse First To Be Questioned Over His Death

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Buenos Aires, Argentina

A nurse who was among the last people to see Diego Maradona alive was questioned on Monday by Argentine prosecutors over accusations of neglect in the football icon's final days.

No Sentence Reduction For Low-Level Crack Offenders: US Court

No Sentence Reduction For Low-Level Crack Offenders: US Court

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Washington, United States

The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Monday that low-level crack cocaine offenders are not eligible to have their prison sentences reduced.

Joe Biden Vows To Lay Down "Red Lines" To Vladimir Putin

Joe Biden Vows To Lay Down "Red Lines" To Vladimir Putin

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Brussels, Belgium

US President Joe Biden on Monday signalled his determination to take a firm stance two days ahead of meeting his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, vowing to lay down "red lines".

2 Delhi Hospitals To Start Giving Sputnik V Doses By End Of This Week

2 Delhi Hospitals To Start Giving Sputnik V Doses By End Of This Week

ANI | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi

Two hospitals in Delhi will start administering the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V by the end of this week.

Not Joining AAP, Says Gujarat Congress Leader Hardik Patel

Not Joining AAP, Says Gujarat Congress Leader Hardik Patel

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Ahmedabad

Gujarat Congress working president Hardik Patel asserted he would not join the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party after reports emerged on social media said that he could be the face of AAP for the 2022 Assembly elections in the BJP-ruled state.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan Says Held "Fruitful, Sincere" Talks With Joe Biden

Recep Tayyip Erdogan Says Held "Fruitful, Sincere" Talks With Joe Biden

Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Brussels, Belgium

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday he held a "fruitful and sincere" meeting with his US counterpart Joe Biden on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Brussels.

Objectionable Content Relating To Hindu Gods Removed: Instagram Tells High Court

Objectionable Content Relating To Hindu Gods Removed: Instagram Tells High Court

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi

Instagram has informed the Delhi High Court that it removed certain objectionable content relating to Hindu gods and goddesses posted by a user on its platform.

Case Against Rajasthan MLA For "Slapping" On Duty Cop: Police

Case Against Rajasthan MLA For "Slapping" On Duty Cop: Police

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Jaipur

A case was registered against the MLA Ramila Khadiya and a few others for allegedly slapping an on-duty police official.

Unrelated To CAA: Centre To Supreme Court On Seeking Citizenship Applications

Unrelated To CAA: Centre To Supreme Court On Seeking Citizenship Applications

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, New Delhi

The Centre Monday told the Supreme Court that its notification inviting non-Muslims residing in 13 districts in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Punjab to apply for Indian citizenship does not relate to the CAA.

"Authoritarianism, Majoritarianism Have Taken Over GST Council": Bengal Minister

"Authoritarianism, Majoritarianism Have Taken Over GST Council": Bengal Minister

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Kolkata

Amit Mitra said that the virtual link was snapped at a "critical time" during the 44th GST Council meeting on Saturday.

Anti-Defection Law As Much Applicable In Bengal As In Other States: Governor

Anti-Defection Law As Much Applicable In Bengal As In Other States: Governor

Asian News International | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Kolkata

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday said that anti-defection laws are as much applicable in West Bengal as they are in other parts of the country.

Road Caves In After Heavy Rains In Uttarakhand, Border Villages Cut Off

Road Caves In After Heavy Rains In Uttarakhand, Border Villages Cut Off

Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 15, 2021, Gopeshwar (Uttarakhand)

The officials are repairing the road so that traffic along it is restored at the earliest and the cut off villages are reconnected with the district headquarters.

Delhi Pollution Body Bans Substandard Soaps To Curb Yamuna Pollution

Delhi Pollution Body Bans Substandard Soaps To Curb Yamuna Pollution

Press Trust of India | Monday June 14, 2021

The Delhi government today banned the sale, storage, transportation, and marketing of soaps and detergents not conforming to the latest BIS parameters to curb pollution in the Yamuna river.