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Swedish PM Stefan Lofven Ousted In Parliament No-Confidence Vote

Swedish PM Stefan Lofven Ousted In Parliament No-Confidence Vote

Reuters | Monday June 21, 2021, Stockholm

Sweden's parliament ousted Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in a no-confidence vote on Monday, giving the Social Democrat leader a week to resign and hand the speaker the job of finding a new government, or call a snap election.

High Court Dismisses Bengal Government's Plea On Post-Poll Violence Probe

High Court Dismisses Bengal Government's Plea On Post-Poll Violence Probe

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

The Calcutta High Court on Monday dismissed the West Bengal government's plea for recalling its order that directed the National Human Rights Commission to examine all cases of alleged human rights violations in post-poll violence in the state.

Germany Arrests Russian Scientist For "Spying" For Moscow

Germany Arrests Russian Scientist For "Spying" For Moscow

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

German federal prosecutors said Monday they had arrested a Russian scientist accused of passing sensitive information from a German university to Moscow in return for cash.

Up To 10,000 Fans Allowed At Tokyo Olympics Events, Say Organisers

Up To 10,000 Fans Allowed At Tokyo Olympics Events, Say Organisers

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

Up to 10,000 fans will be allowed at Tokyo Olympic events, organisers said Monday, warning competition could move behind closed doors if infections surge.

Israel Foreign Minister Yair Lapid To Visit UAE In First Official Visit

Israel Foreign Minister Yair Lapid To Visit UAE In First Official Visit

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

Israel's Foreign Minister Yair Lapid will visit the United Arab Emirates, in the first official ministerial visit since the two nations agreed to normalise ties, his office said Monday.

After Chat With Prashant Kishor, Sharad Pawar Calls Opposition Meet

After Chat With Prashant Kishor, Sharad Pawar Calls Opposition Meet

Reported by Sreenivasan Jain,Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar has called a meeting of opposition parties on Tuesday to explore a joint fight against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, not just in the 2024 national election but also in Uttar Pradesh.

Woman Who Killed Rapist Stepfather-Turned-Husband Goes On Trial In France

Woman Who Killed Rapist Stepfather-Turned-Husband Goes On Trial In France

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

A French woman who killed the man who raped her for years as her stepfather before becoming her husband and pimp goes on trial for murder on Monday.

India's Olympic Panel Gets BCCI Sponsorship After Dropping China Partner

India's Olympic Panel Gets BCCI Sponsorship After Dropping China Partner

Reuters | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

India's cricket board BCCI has offered $1.35 million in financial support to the country's National Olympic Committee, which dropped Chinese sportswear maker Li Ning as its official kit partner citing public sentiment ahead of the Tokyo Games.

Supreme Court Reserves Verdict On Rs 4 Lakh Compensation For Covid Victims

Supreme Court Reserves Verdict On Rs 4 Lakh Compensation For Covid Victims

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

The Supreme Court on Monday reserved verdict on the pleas seeking directions that ex-gratia compensation of Rs 4 lakh be paid to the families of those who have died of COVID-19.

"No Price Tag For Life": Rahul Gandhi Slams Centre On Covid Compensation

"No Price Tag For Life": Rahul Gandhi Slams Centre On Covid Compensation

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

Rahul Gandhi today gave an F for effort to the Narendra Modi-led BJP government at the centre for refusing to pay Rs 4 lakh compensation to families of Covid victims.

Israel Allows Some Gaza Exports, One Month After Truce

Israel Allows Some Gaza Exports, One Month After Truce

Reuters | Monday June 21, 2021, Gaza/Tel Aviv

Israel allowed a limited resumption of commercial exports from the Gaza Strip on Monday in what it called a "conditional" measure one month after a truce halted 11 days of fighting with the Palestinian enclave's Hamas rulers.

Amarinder Singh To Make His Case Again In Delhi, Signalling Scale Of Mess

Amarinder Singh To Make His Case Again In Delhi, Signalling Scale Of Mess

Reported by Mohammed Ghazali, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday June 21, 2021, Chandigarh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is in Delhi for a second time today to meet central Congress team amid the ongoing infighting in the party's state unit.

A Powerlifter From Delhi Set Up A Covid Care Centre To Help Patients During Second Wave

A Powerlifter From Delhi Set Up A Covid Care Centre To Help Patients During Second Wave

Written by Sharad Sharma | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

To help people of Northwest Delhi, 33-year-old Sachin Sharma set up a COVID care centre equipped with all necessary facilities to help to COVID-19 patients

Sharad Pawar Meets Prashant Kishor For Second Time In 2 Weeks

Sharad Pawar Meets Prashant Kishor For Second Time In 2 Weeks

NDTV Newsdesk | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

Poll strategist Prashant Kishor met with Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Sharad Pawar today for second time in two weeks amid buzz about preps for "Mission 2024" to fight Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP.

"Yoga The Best Friend Of Your Body": Amitabh Bachchan On Yoga Day

"Yoga The Best Friend Of Your Body": Amitabh Bachchan On Yoga Day

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Monday June 21, 2021

International Yoga Day 2021: On the 7th International Yoga Day, Amitabh Bachchan, Dia Mirza, Karisma Kapoor, Malaika Arora, Sarah Ali Khan, Priety Zinta among others posted their Yoga Day photos. See here