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German Union Calls For Amazon Workers To Strike On "Prime Day"

German Union Calls For Amazon Workers To Strike On "Prime Day"

Reuters | Monday June 21, 2021, Berlin

A German trade union called on workers at seven Amazon warehouses to go on strike on Monday for several days to coincide with the global Prime Day promotion.

Strict Level-3 Curbs In Mumbai Till June 27 Despite Drop In Covid Cases

Strict Level-3 Curbs In Mumbai Till June 27 Despite Drop In Covid Cases

Reported by Puja Bharadwaj, Edited by Nonika Sharma | Monday June 21, 2021, Mumbai

Despite a drop in positivity rate, Mumbai will continue to remain under stricter level-3 restrictions, the city's civic body Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has said.

"We Stayed When Nitish Kumar Left": Chirag Paswan's Reminder For BJP

"We Stayed When Nitish Kumar Left": Chirag Paswan's Reminder For BJP

Written by Manish Kumar | Monday June 21, 2021, Patna

Embattled Lok Janshakti Party chief Chirag Paswan fired a fresh salvo at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday, accusing him of an "anti-Dalit mindset" and of "mistreating Dalits within his own party".

India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Crosses 28-Crore Mark

India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage Crosses 28-Crore Mark

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

India's cumulative COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded the 28-crores mark, informed the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Monday.

Bitcoin Dives As China Bans Cryptocurrency Mining In Key Province

Bitcoin Dives As China Bans Cryptocurrency Mining In Key Province

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

Bitcoin tumbled more than 10 per cent Monday after China broadened a crackdown on its massive cryptocurrency mining industry with a ban on mines in a key southwestern province.

Amid Sena-BJP Buzz, A "Congress Chief Minister" Comment: 10 Points

Amid Sena-BJP Buzz, A "Congress Chief Minister" Comment: 10 Points

Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday June 21, 2021, Mumbai

In a public row within Maharashtra's ruling coalition, the Shiv Sena's efforts to project unity have been blunted by another Congress googly. Next time, the alliance will have a "Congress Chief Minister", the party's Prithviraj Chavan has said.

Delhi Man Posing As IAS Officer Arrested: Police

Delhi Man Posing As IAS Officer Arrested: Police

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

A 40-year-old man was arrested for allegedly impersonating an IAS officer here in South Extension II, informed Delhi police on Monday.

Australia Deputy PM Michael McCormack Loses Job In Government Climate Split

Australia Deputy PM Michael McCormack Loses Job In Government Climate Split

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

A climate change revolt in Australia's governing coalition on Monday brought in a new deputy prime minister likely to challenge the country's already hesitant moves to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Congress Leader P Chidambaram Demands Restoration Of Statehood To J&K

Congress Leader P Chidambaram Demands Restoration Of Statehood To J&K

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

Seeking restoration of statehood for Jammu and Kashmir, Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday said Parliament should repeal the "offending" laws in the upcoming Monsoon session and restore the status quo ante there.

What Karnataka Bus, Metro Commuters Say As Lockdown Is Eased

What Karnataka Bus, Metro Commuters Say As Lockdown Is Eased

Written by Maya Sharma | Monday June 21, 2021, Bengaluru

With the easing of some lockdown restrictions in 16 districts of Karnataka with a positivity rate of less than 5 per cent - more public transport is available now.

Watch: 2 Bike-Borne Men Snatch Gold Chain From Woman In Ghaziabad

Watch: 2 Bike-Borne Men Snatch Gold Chain From Woman In Ghaziabad

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Monday June 21, 2021

Two bike-borne men snatched a gold chain from a woman on June 19 morning in Ghaziabad's Avantika area. A CCTV camera, installed in the area, captured the incident.

3 Die, 2 Injured In Explosion At Tamil Nadu Firecracker Factory

3 Die, 2 Injured In Explosion At Tamil Nadu Firecracker Factory

Edited by Arun Nair | Monday June 21, 2021, New Delhi

At least two people were killed in an explosion at an illegal firecracker manufacturing factory in Tamil Nadu this morning, officials said.

World Music Day 2021: Top 5 Posts That Made Twitter Hum On Music Day

World Music Day 2021: Top 5 Posts That Made Twitter Hum On Music Day

Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Monday June 21, 2021

World Music Day 2021: Today is World Music Day. Music Day often coincides with the Summer Solstice, another great day for feasts and festivities. Twitter is abuzz with wonderful posts on World Misic Day. Here's a look

Australia Rejects $36 Billion Wind, Solar, Hydrogen Project

Australia Rejects $36 Billion Wind, Solar, Hydrogen Project

Reuters | Monday June 21, 2021, Melbourne

The Australian government has rejected plans for a $36 billion wind, solar and hydrogen project in a remote area of Western Australia, leaving what would have been one of the world's largest green energy projects in limbo for now.

Around 10,000 Refugees Fled To India, Thailand From Myanmar: UN Told

Around 10,000 Refugees Fled To India, Thailand From Myanmar: UN Told

Press Trust of India | Monday June 21, 2021, United Nations

About 10,000 refugees have fled from Myanmar to India and Thailand as nationwide clashes in the country led to "acute" new displacements of hundreds of thousands of civilians, Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General on Myanmar has said.