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Twitter says account of Amul was temporarily restricted after being caught in the platform’s security processes
Twitter says account of Amul was temporarily restricted after being caught in the platform's security processes
Poor weather condition hamper work to control gas release from oil well blowout in Tinsukia district of Assam: Oil India Limited statement
Boy kills self after a nightlong PUBG session: Police
A 14-year-old boy allegedly hanged himself to death on early Saturday morning shortly after he stopped playing PUBG throughout the night and went to sleep, said police.
Railway Colony police station's in-charge Hansraj Meena said the boy, a class 9 student and son of an Army man, was found hanging from the grill of the ventilator in his bedroom on early Saturday morning.
Meena said according to the boy's family members, the boy had downloaded the gaming programme on his mother's mobile phone only three days back but had been playing the game virtually continuously for the last three days.
He kept on playing the game till 3 am in a room in which his brother was studying, said Meena, adding the boy went to adjoining to sleep after that.
His body was found hanging from the ventilator's grill in the morning, he said, adding the boy was rushed to MBS Hospital, where he was declared brought dead .
Damages worth Rs 1,02, 442 crores occurred due to Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal
West Bengal: According to an assessment report of an Inter-Ministerial Central Team, damages worth Rs 1,02, 442 crores occurred due to Cyclone Amphan in the state; 28.56 lakh houses damaged.
Delhi Police inspector found dead in car
A Delhi Police inspector was found dead under mysterious circumstances in his car in Keshav Puram area here on Saturday, police said.
Inspector Vishal Khanwalkar, 45, was a 1998-batch officer. He was posted at Delhi Police's Special Cell, they said.
At 4.20 pm, police received information regarding an unconscious person lying in a car at Rampura main road in Keshav Puram, following which a team rushed to the spot, they said.
Pregnant woman dies in ambulance in Greater Noida after frantic 13-hour search for hospital bed failed
Pregnant woman dies in ambulance in Greater Noida after frantic 13-hour search for hospital bed failed as over half-a-dozen facilities allegedly denied admission; probe ordered
Man commits suicide by hanging himself in Madhya Pradesh allegedly due to harassment by police
26-year-old man commits suicide by hanging himself in Madhya Pradesh's Dhar district allegedly due to harassment by police; probe ordered
Priyanka Gandhi launches ‘Seva Satyagraha’ to demand UPCC chief Ajay Kumar Lallu release
Priyanka Gandhi slammed UP govt for not releasing Congress leader Ajay Kumar Lallu and said that through Seva Satyagraha, party will continue protesting Lallu’s arrest
3 Kashmiri youths counselled against joining terrorists' ranks
Timely intervention by security forces and counselling of three youths from Tral, including a teenager, helped authorities persuade them against joining militant ranks in Jammu and Kashmir and arrest two 'sympathisers' of terrorists.
Vedanta Q4 net loss at Rs 12,521 cr: Company filing
Employment, especially for migrants workers who have returned to Bihar, should be NDA's top priority in Bihar: LJP chief Chirag Paswan
Never doubted CM Nitish Kumar but there have been law & order concern, says Chirag Paswan
Never doubted CM Nitish Kumar’s intentions but there have been shortcomings, law and order a concern, says Chirag Paswan
One more arrested in Kerala gang rape case
One more person has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a 25-year-old woman by her husband and his friends after forcibly making her drink liquor, police said on Saturday.
With this six people, including the husband, have been arrested in the case and search is on for another person, they said.
Indian-Chinese officials continue to remain engaged to address current India-China border situation
Indian and Chinese officials continue to remain engaged through the established military and diplomatic channels to address the current situation in the India-China border areas: Indian Army
Eastern Ladakh standoff: Indian and Chinese armies hold Lt-General-level talks
New Delhi, Jun 6 (PTI) Indian and Chinese armies on Saturday held Lieutenant General-level talks in their first major attempt to resolve the month-long border standoff in eastern Ladakh, official sources said.
Friday prayers back in Saudi mosques
Muslims performed their first Friday prayers in mosques across Saudi Arabia in more than two months following the suspension of congregational prayers to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus, it was reported
Central team visits cylone hit areas of South 24 Parganas
A Central team on Saturday visited some cyclone-affected area of South 24 Parganas district and interacted with villagers, to assess the extent of damages caused by cyclone Amphan.
FIR against Ekta Kapoor in Indore alleging insult to national emblem, Hindu gods & Army personnel
FIR registered against Producer Ekta Kapoor in Indore alleging insult to the national emblem, Hindu gods & Army personnel in Alt Balaji's XXX web series.
Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam (pond) in Madurai has reached its full level
Vandiyur Mariamman Teppakulam (pond) in Madurai has reached its full level after water was released in it from Vaigai river & the area witnessed rainfall.
Seven-year-old girl raped in Rajasthan's Alwar
A 30-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a minor in Rajasthan's Alwar district, police said on Saturday.
Tutor arrested for raping minor in Rishikesh
A private tutor was arrested in Rishikesh on Saturday for allegedly raping his minor student.
BSF head constable of 157th battalion shot himself dead in Kanker's Chhattisgarh
A BSF head constable of 157th battalion shot himself dead with his service weapon in Kanker district at about 4:30 am today: Border Security Force
Pakistan violates ceasefire along IB J-K's Kathua
Pakistani troops on Saturday violated ceasefire by resorting to unprovoked firing on forward posts and villages along the International Border (IB) in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
Pak Army claims to shoot down Indian spying quadcopter' along LoC
The Pakistan Army on Saturday claimed to have shot down an "Indian spying quadcopter" allegedly intruding across the Line of Control (LoC).
Govt is destroying our economy by refusing to give cash support to people and MSMEs
Govt is actively destroying our economy by refusing to give cash support to people and MSMEs. This is Demon 2.0, says Rahul Gandhi
Piyush Goyal's mother Chandrakanta Goyal passes away
Former Bharatiya Janata Party leader Chandrakanta Goyal - who was the mother of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal, passed away here on Saturday morning. She was 88.
Meeting between the military commanders of India and China to be held between 11-11:30 am
Meeting between the military commanders of India and China has not yet started. It was scheduled to start around 9 am but now it is likely to be held between 11-11:30 am: Sources
Mumbai, adjoining areas get pre-monsoon showers
Residents of Mumbai and the adjoining areas woke up to a rainy Saturday as pre-monsoon showers lashed these parts.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the Colaba weather station reported 18.6 mm rainfall in the 24 hours till 8.30 am on Saturday, while the Santacruz weather bureau recorded 64.9 mm rainfall during the same period.
"The spell was intense for about 30 minutes in the morning," an IMD official said.
"This is pre-monsoon rainfall...Neighbouring Thane and Dombivli, too, witnessed moderate rains early morning," the official added.
The IMD predicted that the skies are likely to remain generally cloudy and there is a possibility of light to moderate rains or thundershowers in Mumbai.
Under-trial prisoner dies of heart disease in UP
An under-trial prisoner at the Muzaffarnagar district jail in Uttar Pradesh died of a heart disease, officials said on Saturday.
The middle-aged prisoner, Sandeep, was arrested in November 2019 in connection with a case of murder. He was rushed to a hospital after he complained of uneasiness Friday evening.
He died at the hospital due to a heart disease, jail superintendent A K Saxena said.
The body has been sent for post-mortem, the officials said.
6 injured as villagers clash over sewerage cleaning
Six people were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over cleaning of a sewerage at Hashampur in the Ramraj police station area of the district, police said on Saturday.
The injured, including a woman, have been admitted to two hospitals where their conditions were stated to be stable, they said.
According to Ramraj police station SHO Satendra Nagar, an argument between two neighbours over cleaning of a sewerage escalated into a group clash with villagers pelting stones and beating each other with clubs.
Four people have been taken into police custody in connection with the clash, the SHO said.
8-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 22-year-old-man in Dhar, Madhya Pradesh
An 8-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a 22-year-old-man in Dhar district, on Friday. Police say, "A case has been registered and the accused has been arrested. We are investigating the matter".
2 arrested in Rameswaram for selling stolen vehicles
2 arrested in Rameswaram for selling stolen vehicles, 22 vehicles also seized. V Varun Kumar, Superintendent of Police says, "Based on confession it has come to light that more than 100 vehicles have been stolen from here & other states. Case registered, probe on".
India, China top military-level talks today amid standoff in Ladakh
Indian and Chinese armies will hold a Lieutenant General-level dialogue on Saturday in their first major attempt to resolve the month-long bitter border standoff in eastern Ladakh, a day after the two countries vowed not to allow "differences" become disputes and agreed to resolve them through talks.
The two countries on Friday held diplomatic talks with an aim to resolve the standoff, and agreed to handle the issue through peaceful discussions while respecting each other's sensitivities, concerns and aspirations.
In the talks, the two sides agreed to settle differences in accordance with guidance provided by leadership of two countries, in a reference to decisions taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping at an informal summit in Chinese city of Wuhan in 2018.
In the military talks, the Indian delegation will press for restoration of status quo ante in Galwan Valley, Pangong Tso and Gogra in eastern Ladakh, oppose huge build up of Chinese troops in the region and ask China not to resist development of infrastructure by India on its side of the de-facto border, government sources said.
The Indian delegation will be led by Lt General Harinder Singh, the general officer commanding of Leh-based 14 Corps, while the Chinese side will be headed by the Commander of the Tibet Military District, government sources said.
Five killed in small plane crash in Georgia, USA
Five killed in small plane crash in Georgia, USA including four family members who were travelling to a funeral