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3 Jun 2020, 8:26 PM

Trump administration plans to block Chinese airlines, after China prevented US airlines

Trump administration plans to block Chinese airlines, after China prevented US airlines from resuming service between the countries: New York Times

3 Jun 2020, 7:51 PM

Minor raped in Rajasthan's Dausa

An eight-year-old girl was allegedly raped in Rajasthan's Dausa district, police said on Wednesday.

The girl went missing on Tuesday night and was found at an isolated place near her house at around 4 am on Wednesday, said Circle Officer Mahwa (Dausa) Shankar Lal Meena.

He said a case has been registered against unidentified person and the matter is under investigation.

3 Jun 2020, 7:09 PM

BJP worker shot dead in east Delhi

A man was shot dead by unidentified assailants near a park in east Delhi's Mandawali area on Wednesday morning, police said, while a local BJP leader claimed that the victim was a party worker.

The victim -- Rahul Nagar alias Bhuru -- suffered four gunshot wounds, they said.

He contested from Vinod Nagar ward as a Congress candidate in the 2017 civic polls. He lost the election and later joined the BJP, a Delhi BJP leader said.

Police were informed about the incident at around 7:30 am.

Nagar was walking near his house in the morning when some unidentified men fired at him, police said.

3 Jun 2020, 6:44 PM

Five people lost their lives, 57 others sustained injuries in a factory blast: Bharuch district collector Dr MD Modiya

3 Jun 2020, 5:44 PM

Police couldn't collect any evidence to show that Tahir Hussain is a conspirator or prime accused in IB staffer Ankit Sharma murder case

Police couldn't collect any evidence to show that Tahir Hussain is a conspirator or prime accused (in IB staffer Ankit Sharma murder case). There are chances that police manipulated certain facts & planted recoveries: Suspended AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain's lawyer Javed Ali

3 Jun 2020, 5:29 PM

Due to UP govt mismanagement, recruitment of 69,000 teachers hanging in balance, says Priyanka

69,000 teacher recruitment case: Once again, the dreams of the youth of Uttar Pradesh were shattered. Due to the mismanagement of the UP government, all the recruitments are stuck in the court. Paper leaks, cutoff disputes, fake assessments and wrong answer keys-due to all these drawbacks of the UP government, the recruitment of 69,000 teachers is hanging in balance. Youth has become the worst hit section of the government's negligence, says Priyanka Gandhi

3 Jun 2020, 4:56 PM

A Bangladeshi national lynched by locals for lifting cows

One Bangladeshi national, Ranjit Munda, succumbed to his injuries due to physical assault by locals in Karimganj after he along with two others entered into the district with a view to lift domestic cows yesterday: Karimganj SP Kumar Sanjit Krishna

3 Jun 2020, 4:50 PM

India eases visa rules for some categories of foreigners including engineers, health workers

3 Jun 2020, 4:36 PM

Pakistan army violates ceasefire by resorting to intense firing along LoC in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch

Pakistan army violates ceasefire by resorting to intense firing along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, prompting retaliation from Indian Army: Defence spokesman

3 Jun 2020, 4:36 PM

PSA against PDP leaders Sartaj Madani and Peer Mansoor also revoked by JK administration: Officials

3 Jun 2020, 4:34 PM

Public Safety Act against ex-IAS officer Shah Faesal revoked by Jammu and Kashmir administration

3 Jun 2020, 4:19 PM

Shimla in Himachal Pradesh receives rain and hail

3 Jun 2020, 4:18 PM

40 workers injured in a factory blast in Bharuch, Gujarat

40 workers injured in a blast at Yashashvi Rasayan Private Limited in Dahej Industrial Estate of Bharuch district, Gujarat. More details awaited, according to NDTV

3 Jun 2020, 3:31 PM

Pakistan violates LoC ceasefire in Poonch

Pakistan violated ceasefire by firing with small arms along Line of Control in Kirni sector, Poonch, Jammu & Kashmir at about 1:45 PM today. Indian Army retaliated. The firing has stopped now.

3 Jun 2020, 3:17 PM

HRD Minister announces launch of alternative academic calendar for class 11, 12 students

Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal took to Twitter and launched the alternative academic calendar for students of classes 11 and 12. This academic calendar was developed by the National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT).

3 Jun 2020, 2:58 PM

SC seeks Centre's reply on pleas of Assam students' unions against denial of ILP system

The Supreme Court Wednesday sought response from the Centre on the pleas of two Assam students' unions challenging the Presidential order amending the Bengal Eastern Frontier Regulation (BEFR), 1873 to deny the state an inner-line permit (ILP) system to insulate it from the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). A bench of Chief Justice S A Bobde and Justices A S Bopanna and Hrishikesh Roy, conducting hearing through video conferencing, also refused to grant ex-parte stay on the operation of Presidential order.

3 Jun 2020, 2:28 PM

40 baby snakes emerge from AC in farmer's house

In a bizarre incident, 40 baby snakes emerged from an air-conditioner in a village in Meerut district, creating a scare in the area.

3 Jun 2020, 2:23 PM

Neighbours beat woman to death in UP

A woman in Uttar Pradesh was beaten to death by her neighbours following a dispute between children in Moradabad's Jayantipur area.

3 Jun 2020, 2:22 PM

Speeding truck kills 3 in Bihar

A speeding truck ran over eight people standing by the roadside in Bihar's Samastipur. Three were killed on the spot, while five escaped with critical injuries. An enraged mob set the truck on fire.

3 Jun 2020, 1:18 PM

SC disposes off petition seeking to replace India with Bharat

Supreme Court disposes off petition seeking its directions to the Centre to amend Constitution & replace the word 'India' with 'Bharat', directs petitioner to send copy of his writ petition as representation to concerned ministry(s) which will decide representation appropriately.

3 Jun 2020, 12:24 PM

Top JeM commander among 3 militants killed in Kashmir

Three Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militants, including a top commander, were killed in an encounter with security forces at Kangan village of south Kashmir's Pulwama district on Wednesday, officials said.

3 Jun 2020, 11:55 AM

HC stays appointment of 69,000 UP assistant basic teachers

The Allahabad High Court on Wednesday stayed the appointment of 69,000 assistant basic teachers in Uttar Pradesh. A Lucknow bench of the high court fixed the next of hearing on July 12.

3 Jun 2020, 11:10 AM

India, China top military-level talks to be held in Ladakh on June 6 amid border tension

3 Jun 2020, 10:40 AM

Rupee jumps 32 paise to 75.04 against US dollar in early trade

The rupee appreciated 32 paise to 75.04 against the US dollar in early trade on Wednesday tracking positive domestic equities and gains in Asian currencies amid weakness in the greenback.

3 Jun 2020, 10:27 AM

Gujarat braces for cyclone Nisarga; thousands evacuated from coast

Nearly 43,000 people living near the coastline in Gujarat's Valsad and Navsari districts have so far been shifted to safer places as the state prepares to face the approaching cyclonic storm 'Nisarga', officials said on Wednesday.

3 Jun 2020, 10:25 AM

Encounter breaks out in Pulwama

An encounter broke out on Wednesday between militants and security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in Kangan area of Pulwama this morning following information about presence of militants there, a police official said.

He said the search operation turned into an encounter as militants opened fire towards security forces' positions.

The operation was going on till last reports came in, he added.

3 Jun 2020, 10:24 AM

2 die as car hits bike in Lalitpur

Two persons died and as many were injured when a speeding car hit a bike near a petrol pump in Lalitpur city of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday.

Four labourers were travelling on a bike and when a car hit it from behind on Tuesday, police said.

They were rushed to the hospital, where Sumit Ahirwar (25) and Dinesh Singh (39) were declared brought dead. The two others were referred to Jhansi for better treatment.

Police have seized the car and sent the bodies for post-mortem.

3 Jun 2020, 9:50 AM

Can GOI please confirm that no Chinese soldiers have entered India?, asks Rahul Gandhi

3 Jun 2020, 9:26 AM

Sensex at 34,384.87; up by 559.34 points.

3 Jun 2020, 9:20 AM

Mumbai on tenterhooks as cyclone Nisarga approaches

Cyclonic storm Nisarga, set to make landfall at Alibaug in Raigad district in the afternoon, hovered over the Arabian Sea around 165 km south-southwest of the coastal town and 215 km south-southwest of Mumbai at dawn, a senior IMD official said on Wednesday.

India Meteorological Department (IMD) Mumbai's deputy director general of meteorology K S Hosalikar said the cyclone will cross close to south of Alibaug as severe cyclonic storm 100-110 kmph gusting at 120 kmph.

Cyclonic Storm NISARGA over Arabian Sea at 0530 hrs of today 03 Jun, abt 165 km ssw of Alibagh, 215 km ssw of Mumbai. To cross close to south of Alibagh (Raigad District,

3 Jun 2020, 9:19 AM

Heavy rain, winds in Goa due to low pressure in Arabian Sea

Goa experienced heavy rain and gusty winds on Wednesday morning due to formation of a low pressure area in the Arabian Sea, causing flooding in some low lying parts of the coastal state.

3 Jun 2020, 8:44 AM

120 shanties gutted in fire at Tughlaqabad slums

A fire broke out in the slums of southeast Delhi's Tughlaqabad area in the early hours on Wednesday, officials said.

3 Jun 2020, 8:34 AM

Cyclone Nisarga to make landfall near Alibaug at noon with 110 kmph winds

Cyclone Nisarga will make landfall near Alibaug, about 100 km from Mumbai, triggering heavy rainfall and wind with speed up to 110 kilometre per hour, the India Meteorological Department or IMD said on Tuesday.

The eye of the cyclone - an area of calm weather in the center of the storm - is visible in the radar, the weather department said this morning

Nisarga approaching north Maharashtra coast with a speed of 13 kmph during past 6 hours. It is 155 km south-southwest of Alibag and 200 km south-southwest of Mumbai: India Meteorological Department

Nisarga has intensified further, eye diameter has decreased to about 65 km during the past hour. Wind speed has increased from 85-95 kmph to 90-100 kmph, gusting to 110 mph: Government of India

3 Jun 2020, 8:35 AM

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 hit Bangladesh-India border today

Earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale hit Bangladesh-India border region at 07:10 am today: National Center for Seismology (NCS)

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