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Sonia Gandhi To Discuss Protest Plans Against Centre At Meet On June 24

Sonia Gandhi To Discuss Protest Plans Against Centre At Meet On June 24

Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has convened a meeting of the party's general secretaries and state in-charges on June 24 to chalk out a strategy to plan protests against the government on issues such as petrol price hike.

Nigerian Police Officer Shoots 5 People Dead In Rampage

Nigerian Police Officer Shoots 5 People Dead In Rampage

Agence France-Presse | Monday June 21, 2021, Lagos

A Nigerian police inspector has killed five civilians and injured four in a shooting rampage, police said Monday, in the latest violence in the country's restive southeast.

India Vaccinates Record 86.16 Lakh People On Day 1 Of New Vaccine Regime

India Vaccinates Record 86.16 Lakh People On Day 1 Of New Vaccine Regime

Reported by Sukirti Dwivedi, Edited by Ridhima Shukla | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

86.16 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses were administered across the country in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day coverage till now, on Day One of centre's new vaccination policy roll-out.

UN Calls For Action Against Worst Global Deterioration Of Human Rights

UN Calls For Action Against Worst Global Deterioration Of Human Rights

Agence France-Presse | Monday June 21, 2021, Geneva

The UN rights chief said Monday she hoped she would finally be able to visit the Chinese region of Xinjiang this year and be given "meaningful access", amid "reports of serious human rights violations".

Germany Opens Antitrust Probe Against Apple

Germany Opens Antitrust Probe Against Apple

Agence France-Presse | Monday June 21, 2021, Berlin

Germany on Monday opened an investigation against Apple over anti-competition practices, as the iPhone maker became the fourth US tech giant to be hit by such probes.

Delhi Received 57 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses Against 2.94 Crore Needed: Manish Sisodia

Delhi Received 57 Lakh Covid Vaccine Doses Against 2.94 Crore Needed: Manish Sisodia

Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia alleged on Monday that the Centre pressured officials in Delhi to publish advertisements in newspapers thanking it for providing free Covid vaccines for all from June 21.

Indian High Commission In Pakistan Celebrates International Yoga Day

Indian High Commission In Pakistan Celebrates International Yoga Day

Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2021

The Indian High Commission in Pakistan on Monday organised a special ceremony to celebrate the 7th International Day of Yoga.

Delhi Reports 89 New Covid Cases, Fewest Since April Last Year

Delhi Reports 89 New Covid Cases, Fewest Since April Last Year

Reported by Sharad Sharma, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Monday June 21, 2021

Delhi's daily Covid case count dropped below the 100-mark today, with the national capital clocking 89 cases and 11 deaths over the past 24 hours.

Ashok Kumar Appointed High Commissioner Of India To Republic Of Zambia

Ashok Kumar Appointed High Commissioner Of India To Republic Of Zambia

Asian News International | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

Ashok Kumar, presently Ambassador of India to the Republic of Djibouti, has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Zambia, informed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

Wealthy Indonesians Heading To US For "Vaccination Tours"

Wealthy Indonesians Heading To US For "Vaccination Tours"

Reuters | Monday June 21, 2021, Jakarta

After not securing a COVID-19 vaccination at home, Indonesian Muhammad Risqy Putra booked a trip to the United States to get inoculated there on his first overseas trip since the pandemic.

"Irresponsible Gameplan": Trinamool On BJP Claims Of Fresh Statehood Call

"Irresponsible Gameplan": Trinamool On BJP Claims Of Fresh Statehood Call

Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday June 21, 2021, Kolkata

BJP MP demands separate state out of West Bengal's Junglemahal region, other districts

Probe Agency Arrests Accused In Jharkhand Ponzi Fraud Case

Probe Agency Arrests Accused In Jharkhand Ponzi Fraud Case

Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

An alleged Jharkhand ponzi case fraud accused has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) from West Bengal under the anti-money laundering law, the central agency said on Monday.

Situation Due To Post-Poll Violence In Bengal "Alarming", Says Governor

Situation Due To Post-Poll Violence In Bengal "Alarming", Says Governor

Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2021, Siliguri

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has called the situation arising out of the alleged post-poll violence in the state as "alarming and worrisome", and questioned Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her "ostrich-like stance" on the issue.

Nirjala Ekadashi 2021: Fasting Time, Puja Vidhi And All You Need To Know

Nirjala Ekadashi 2021: Fasting Time, Puja Vidhi And All You Need To Know

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Monday June 21, 2021

Nirjala Ekadashi 2021: Today is Nirjala Ekadashi vrat. It is the toughest of all the Ekadashi vrats due to strict fasting rules. Nirjala Ekadashi is also known as Pandava Ekadashi or Bhima Ekadashi. Know when to break the fast after Nirjala Ekadashi

Raghuram Rajan, Esther Duflo In Tamil Nadu Economic Council

Raghuram Rajan, Esther Duflo In Tamil Nadu Economic Council

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar,J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Monday June 21, 2021, Chennai

Tamil Nadu government has constituted a five-member economic advisory council - which includes Nobel Prize-winning economist Esther Duflo and former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan - to guide Chief Minister MK Stalin in managing state economy