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Case registered against Maneka Gandhi in Kerala Case registered against Maneka Gandhi in Kerala



Thiruvananthapuram,  The Malappuram Police on Friday registered a case under Section 153 of the IPC against former Union Minister and BJP leader Maneka Gandhi for her 'communal' remark on the killing of a pregnant cow elephant near the edge of Silent Valley National Park at Palakkad in Kerala.

While one person who allegedly made the firecracker -- that was consumed by the pachyderm along with a pineapple that led to her death -- has been arrested by the Kerala Forest Department officials a father-son who got those firecrackers made are on the run.

India records over 9,800 Covid cases in a day India records over 9,800 Covid cases in a day

New Delhi,  With the biggest-ever jump of 9,851 new cases and 273 deaths in past 24 hours, the Covid-19 tally in India reached 2,26,770 on Friday, a Health Ministry data revealed. The surge comes amid the first phase of unlock after a two-month shutdown even as the government plans to open religious places from next week.

Of the total cases, 1,10,960 are active, and 1,09,462 have recovered, while 6,348 lost the battle against the pandemic so far.

Muslim neighbours perform last rites of Kashmiri Pandit woman in J&K Muslim neighbours perform last rites of Kashmiri Pandit woman in J&K

Srinagar, Local Muslims in Jammu and Kashmirs Bandipora district on Thursday performed the last rites of a Kashmiri Pandit woman, upholding the centuries old tradition of brotherhood between the two communities.

Rani Bhat (75), wife of Moti Lal Bhat, died in Kaloosa village in Bandipora district on Wednesday and her last rites were performed on Thursday.

India, China working upon to resolve standoff in Ladakh region India, China working upon to resolve standoff in Ladakh region

 

New Delhi,  China has made slight retreat at Galwan Valley, one of the flashpoint leading to standoff with India, in Ladakh region on Wednesday, sources said. In a bid to resolve the issue, the China's People's Liberation Army moved back two kilometres and Indian Army has moved back by one kilometre.

However, at another flashpoint Pangong Tso (lake), troops from both sides are stationed and are camping over there. This would be the main focus of the meeting on June 6 between top military officers of India and China.

The general officer commanding of Leh-based 14 Corps, Lt. Gen. Harinder Singh, is set to represent India at the talks.

India, China working upon to resolve standoff in Ladakh region India, China working upon to resolve standoff in Ladakh region

 

New Delhi,  China has made slight retreat at Galwan Valley, one of the flashpoint leading to standoff with India, in Ladakh region on Wednesday, sources said. In a bid to resolve the issue, the China's People's Liberation Army moved back two kilometres and Indian Army has moved back by one kilometre.

However, at another flashpoint Pangong Tso (lake), troops from both sides are stationed and are camping over there. This would be the main focus of the meeting on June 6 between top military officers of India and China.

The general officer commanding of Leh-based 14 Corps, Lt. Gen. Harinder Singh, is set to represent India at the talks.

Air Marshal Suresh visits Halwara station Air Marshal Suresh visits Halwara station


New Delhi, Amid the ongoing standoff at the Line of Actual Control with China in eastern Ladakh, Air Marshal B. Suresh, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of Western Air Command visited the air force station at Halwara in Punjab to assess the operational preparedness on Wednesday. Halwara is the base station of frontline fighter jets Sukhoi 30 MKIs.

Air Commodore A. Bhadra, Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Station Halwara, received Air Marshal Suresh where he inspected vital installations and assessed operational preparedness.

Mallya to be flown, lodged in Mumbai on extradition Mallya to be flown, lodged in Mumbai on extradition

New Delhi, On extradition to India, Vijay Mallya would be flown to Mumbai as the case against him was registered there, sources in the investigative agencies disclosed to IANS on Wednesday.

The fugitive businessman will be accompanied by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials. At the Mumbai Airport, a medical team will do his health check-up.

If Mallya lands in Mumbai at night, he will have to spend some time at the CBI office in the city. He will be produced in a court later in the day.

Hope he is a reformed person: Jessica Lal's sister Hope he is a reformed person: Jessica Lal's sister

New Delhi, After the office of Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal approved the release of Manu Sharma, the convict in the Jessica Lal murder case, who was serving a life sentence, the sister of Jessica Lal, Sabrina, told the media that she had no "objection" on his release and hoped that he reformed as a person .

India's Covid-19 fatality rate lowest in the world: Health Ministry India's Covid-19 fatality rate lowest in the world: Health Ministry

New Delhi, The Health Ministry on Tuesday asserted that the coronavirus recovery rate is continuously improving, while the fatality rate is on the decline and one of the lowest in the world.

In a press briefing, Joint Secretary, Health, Lav Agrawal said: "Recovery rate of the nation is continuously improving, a total of 95,527 patients have been cured. Recovery rate is now 48.07 per cent, up from 11.42 per cent on April 15."

Aadesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief Aadesh Kumar Gupta replaces Manoj Tiwari as Delhi BJP chief



New Delhi,  In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, the BJP high command has made a big change in Delhi as party President J.P. Nadda removed Manoj Tiwari from the post of Delhi BJP President and has replaced him with Aadesh Kumar Gupta.

An official letter has also been issued on behalf of the party by general secretary Arun Singh in this regard.

Congress flays govt on MSP hike, demands further increase Congress flays govt on MSP hike, demands further increase

New Delhi, A day after the central government announced increased MSP for Kharif crops, the opposition Congress on Tuesday flayed the move and claimed the farmers were being given too little and that input cost had not been taken into account for MSP calculation.

The Congress leader demanded further increase in MSP of different crops and an assurance from the government that the produce will be procured in time.

24 RS seats to go to polls on June 19 24 RS seats to go to polls on June 19

New Delhi,  After the Election Commission decided to hold the pending Rajya Sabha polls, which were deferred in March to June 19, the poll panel announced on Monday that it will also hold Rajya Sabha polls for six additional seats whose members will be retiring either in June or July, taking the total number of seats to 24. The results will be declared the same day.

Delhi's Gurdwara  'Langar on Wheels' to feed over 15,000 daily Delhi's Gurdwara 'Langar on Wheels' to feed over 15,000 daily


New Delhi, Carrying forward the tradition of serving food through community kitchens beyond the walls of gurdwaras, Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee on Monday started 'Langar on Wheels' to provide food and water to the destitute.

Even though the lockdown restrictions have been relaxed, lack of income and dwindling finances have pushed people into a state of deep despair and distress. To ensure that no one sleeps empty stomach, estimated fifteen thousand people living in Jhuggi-Jhopri clusters, railways stations, bus stands, rain shelters and pavements will be served food daily

Southwest monsoon has arrived: IMD Southwest monsoon has arrived: IMD

 

New Delhi, The Southwest monsoon arrived in India on Monday with heavy rainfall over several places in Kerala, marking the commencement of the four-month long rainfall season, the India Meteorological Department said.

Advance of the southwest monsoon over Indian mainland is marked by monsoon onset over Kerala and is an important indicator characterizing the transition from the hot and dry to rainy season.

Speaking to IANS, IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said, "Monsoon has arrived. There has been heavy to very heavy rainfall at several places over Kerala. There has also been a persistent increase in cloudiness and strong winds. This is in line with the predictions."

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