LIVE News Updates: Violent face-off happened by Chinese to unilaterally change status quo, says MEA

On late-evening&night of June 15,a violent face-off happened as a result of an attempt by Chinese side to unilaterally change status quo there. Both sides suffered casualties:MEA

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16 Jun 2020, 8:08 PM

Violent face-off happened by Chinese to unilaterally change status quo, says MEA

On late-evening&night of June 15,a violent face-off happened as a result of an attempt by Chinese side to unilaterally change status quo there. Both sides suffered casualties that could have been avoided had agreement at higher level been scrupulously followed by Chinese side:MEA

16 Jun 2020, 7:55 PM

Tamil Nadu reports 1,515 new COVID-19 positive cases and 49 deaths

Tamil Nadu reports 1,515 new COVID-19 positive cases and 49 deaths. Number of persons tested positive till date stands at 48,019 & death toll is at 528: State Health Department

16 Jun 2020, 7:50 PM

21 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Dharavi

21 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Dharavi area of Mumbai, taking the total number of cases to 2089. A total of 77 people have succumbed to the disease in the area so far: Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, Maharashtra

16 Jun 2020, 7:38 PM

317 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Karnataka

317 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Karnataka, taking the total number of cases to 7530. Death toll stands at 94 after 7 deaths were reported today: State Health Department

16 Jun 2020, 6:38 PM

Drug for arthritis , cuts risk of death in COVID ventilator patients, says UK Media

Dexamethasone, a cheap anti-inflammatory drug for arthritis and other ailments, cuts risk of death in coronavirus patients who are on a ventilator by a third: UK Media

16 Jun 2020, 6:34 PM

78 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Jammu and Kashmir

78 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Jammu and Kashmir— 16 from Jammu division and 62 from Kashmir division. Total number of cases stand at 5298 including 2454 active cases and 63 deaths: J&K Govt

16 Jun 2020, 6:07 PM

79 more COVID positive cases in Kerala, 1,366 total cases

79 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state today. Number of active cases stand at 1366: Kerala Health Department.

16 Jun 2020, 5:33 PM

If an asymptomatic person is seating next to you during a short flight and both the persons are wearing masks and face shields, there is less chance of spreading of virus: Dr. Randeep Guleria, AIIMS Director

16 Jun 2020, 5:30 PM

They should practice tolerance towards their minorities, says Vimarsh Aryan, First Secy MEA at 43rd Session of UNHRC

They should practice tolerance towards their minorities & good neighbourliness towards us so that the South-Asian region sees eternal peace the absence of which can mostly be attributed to Pakistani deep state: Vimarsh Aryan, First Secy MEA at 43rd Session of UNHRC.

16 Jun 2020, 5:28 PM

India exercises its Right to Reply at 43rd session of UNHRC

This epicentre of global terrorism (Pakistan) very irresponsibly harps on self-determination of the already democratic Jammu and Kashmir: Vimarsh Aryan, First Secretary MEA exercises India's Right of Reply at 43rd Session of UNHRC in Geneva.

16 Jun 2020, 5:03 PM

Allahabad HC grants bail to Ajay Kumar Lallu, Uttar Pradesh Congress President

Ajay Kumar Lallu, Uttar Pradesh Congress President granted bail. He was arrested in connection with protest by party leaders over the issue of movement of buses arranged by Congress for migrant labourers.

16 Jun 2020, 4:54 PM

Because of the efforts made in the last few weeks, green shoots have begun to be visible in our economy: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

16 Jun 2020, 4:52 PM

We are confident that in the coming month we will start taking decisions on the resumption of international flights, says Hardeep Singh Puri

We are confident that in the coming month we will start taking decisions on the resumption of international flights. I do not want to put a timeline here, all stakeholders and travellers need to be taken into confidence: Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Civil Aviation Minister

16 Jun 2020, 4:51 PM

516 new cases of COVID-19 in UP taking active total cases to 5,259

516 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Uttar Pradesh in last 24 hours, taking total number of active cases to 5,259. A total of 8,904 people (61% recover rate) have recovered while 435 others lost their lives due to the disease: Principal Health Secretary Amit Mohan Prasad

16 Jun 2020, 4:34 PM

The recovery rate has gone above 50% in India: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

16 Jun 2020, 4:33 PM

Recent reforms in agriculture sector will benefit farmers and will provide new options to them to sell their produce, says PM

16 Jun 2020, 4:33 PM

Economy showing signs of improvement and encouraging us to move ahead: PM Narendra Modi

16 Jun 2020, 4:33 PM

Moving out without masks is dangerous, warns PM Narendra Modi

16 Jun 2020, 4:32 PM

Any death due to COVID-19 is tragic, says PM Narendra Modi

16 Jun 2020, 4:31 PM

Fight against coronavirus a fine example of cooperative federalism: PM tells chief ministers

16 Jun 2020, 3:35 PM

COVID-19: 80 people working in UP CM helpline centre test positive

At least 80 people working for the Uttar Pradesh chief minister's helpline service here have tested positive for COVID-19, a senior official said on Tuesday.

"The first case (among those working at the helpline) was detected around 4-5 days back," the official told PTI.

The helpline service '1076' has been outsourced to a company.

"We had visited the place almost a month back, and they were properly told masks and sanitisers have to be used by everyone. They (the company) forwarded us photographs and videos of people wearing masks while working," the official said.

16 Jun 2020, 3:34 PM

4 new COVID-19 cases in Mizoram, tally 121

16 Jun 2020, 3:27 PM

The recovery rate rises to 52.47%, says MoH&FW

During the last 24 hours, 10,215 COVID-19 patients were cured. A total of 1,80,012 patients, so far, have been cured of COVID19. The recovery rate rises to 52.47%, which is indicative of the fact that more than half of positive cases have recovered from the disease: MoH&FW

16 Jun 2020, 3:08 PM

Director General of ICMR writes to Union Health Ministry over "ramping up testing for COVID-19 in containment zones in Delhi

Dr Balram Bhargava, Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) writes to Union Health Ministry over "ramping up testing for COVID-19 in containment zones and hospitals in Delhi by use of rapid antigen detection test".

16 Jun 2020, 2:46 PM

Thunderstorm with rain would occur over and in adjoining areas of Deeg and Bharatpur (in Rajasthan) during the next 2 hours: India Meteorological Department (IMD)

16 Jun 2020, 2:45 PM

193 more COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh pushing total tally to 5,280

193 more COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths and 81 discharged in Andhra Pradesh in the last 24 hours. Total number of cases in the state is now at 5,280, including 2,341 active cases, 2,851 discharged and 88 deaths: State's COVID19 Nodal Officer

16 Jun 2020, 2:44 PM

Assam reports 10 new COVID-19 cases, 4,319 total cases

Assam reports 10 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total number of cases to 4,319 including 2,205 recoveries and 8 deaths. Number of active cases stands at 2103: State Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

16 Jun 2020, 2:24 PM

Rupee pares initial gains, settles 17 paise down at 76.20 (provisional) against US dollar

16 Jun 2020, 2:08 PM

India says casualties on both sides, Dont stir up trouble, says China after Indian soldiers killed

India says casualties on both sides, Dont stir up trouble, says China after three Indian soldiers killed

16 Jun 2020, 1:46 PM

Army amends statement, says "casualties suffered on both sides" in "violent face-off" during de-escalation process with China in Galwan Valley, Ladakh.

16 Jun 2020, 1:45 PM

PM Modi, these tragic times dictate putting money directly in the hands of middle class and poor, says Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi, these tragic times dictate putting money directly in the hands of middle class and poor. STOP profiteering from their misery, tweeted Rahul Gandhi

16 Jun 2020, 1:28 PM

Beijing accuses India of crossing border, 'attacking Chinese personnel': AFP news agency

16 Jun 2020, 1:28 PM

Khorda District Magistrate, Odisha orders all shops and market complexes, except medicine shops and petrol pumps, to remain shut from 2:00 pm to 6:00 am every day till June 30

Khorda District Magistrate orders all shops and market complexes, except medicine shops and petrol pumps, to remain shut from 2:00 pm to 6:00 am every day till June 30, to curb the spread of COVID-19

16 Jun 2020, 1:18 PM

China Foreign Ministry, asked about Indian Army reporting casualties in clash with China, says calls on India to not take unilateral actions or stir up trouble: Reuters

16 Jun 2020, 1:16 PM

No new COVID positive cases in Himachal Pradesh today

No new positive cases reported in Himachal Pradesh today. The total number of COVID-19 positive cases in the state is 556 including 194 active and 343 recovered: State Health Department

16 Jun 2020, 1:11 PM

Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain tests negative for COVID-19, reported NDTV

Delhi's Health Minister Satyendar Jain tests negative for COVID-19. His condition is stable though he still has fever. He was admitted to Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital after he complained of high fever and difficulty in breathing.

16 Jun 2020, 1:04 PM

Senior military officials of India and China currently meeting to defuse situation in Ladakh:Army

16 Jun 2020, 1:02 PM

Indian Army officer and two soldiers killed in Ladakh's Galwan Valley on Monday night during "violent face off" with Chinese, says Army

During de-escalation process in Galwan Valley, a violent face-off took place last night with casualties. The loss of lives on Indian side includes an officer & 2 soldiers. Senior military officials of the two sides are currently meeting at the venue to defuse the situation: Army

16 Jun 2020, 12:48 PM

A man has been detained from Faridabad for making a hoax bomb call on India Gate yesterday, questioning underway: Delhi Police

16 Jun 2020, 12:46 PM

CWC to hold a meeting on June 23 to discuss current COVID situation in the country

Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting to be held on June 23 to discuss current situation in the country, in the wake of COVID-19: Sources

16 Jun 2020, 12:19 PM

Officers like Anirudh who honestly, fearlessly carry out their duty should get full support of public, says Priyanka Gandhi

I was surprised to see SSP of Prayagraj, Satyarth Anirudh’s tweet.

At the time when he has exposed such a big scam, there should be no loss of investigation. Whatever be the reason, such officers like him who honestly, fearlessly carry out their duty should get full support of public who honestly, fearlessly carry out their duty.

Our best wishes to you. I believe that wherever do your duty, you will work for the truth and transparency of administration, tweeted Priyanka Gandhi.

16 Jun 2020, 11:59 AM

US provides 200 ventilators to India

In the spirit of cooperation US govt, through Agency for International Development, is pleased to provide the Indian people with a donation of 200 ventilators and today we are pleased to handover the first tranche of 100 ventilators to the Indian Red Cross: US Ambassador to India.

16 Jun 2020, 11:33 AM

94 terrorists have been killed in the year 2020, says IG Police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar

94 terrorists have been killed in the year 2020. Our focus now will be on north Kashmir: IG Police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar

16 Jun 2020, 11:17 AM

Andhra Pradesh legislature session begins under COVID-19 shadow

Andhra Pradesh Legislature became the first state Assembly in the country to hold its sitting under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic as the Budget Session began on Tuesday amid unprecedented measures.

16 Jun 2020, 11:00 AM

NZ reports 2 new COVID-19 cases after 24 days

The New Zealand Ministry of Health reported two new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday for the first time in 24 days.

The new cases are two women who flew in from the UK and travelled to Wellington to grieve the sudden passing of their parent, the New Zealand Herald quoted Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield as saying.

16 Jun 2020, 11:00 AM

Priyanka Gandhi raises question on the working style of Yogi govt

The biggest office secretariat in UP has become the base of corruption in the BJP government. The Animal Husbandry Department scandal exposed the entire corrupt system of the government.

The executive of the state is surrounded by corruption.

Were the Ministers and the Chief Minister not aware about it? If so, this fact is shocking. This is a question mark on the working style of the Uttar Pradesh government.

16 Jun 2020, 10:40 AM

108 new COVID19 cases in Odisha pushing total tally to 4,163

108 new COVID19 cases reported in the state in the last 24 hours; the total number of positive cases in the state is now 4,163: Odisha Health Department

16 Jun 2020, 10:40 AM

2 deaths and 11 new COVID-19 positive cases in Maharashtra Police, 3,626 total cases

2 deaths and 11 new COVID-19 positive cases have been reported in Maharashtra Police; the total number of positive cases rise to 3,626 including 42 deaths and 2,187 recoveries: Maharashtra Police

16 Jun 2020, 10:20 AM

Rupee rises 17 paise to 75.86 against US dollar in early trade

16 Jun 2020, 10:19 AM

Surya Hotel in New Friends Colony, Delhi to be used for treating COVID-19 cases

Surya Hotel in New Friends Colony, Delhi to be attached to Holy Family Hospital in the area, for treating COVID-19 cases. Delhi HC had yesterday directed hotels Surya and Crowne Plaza to convert their premises into COVID care centres, based on the report of a two-member panel.

16 Jun 2020, 10:07 AM

17 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Agra, death toll rises to 64

The overall situation in the four districts of Agra division remained grim on Tuesday as the coronavirus cases climbed to 1,070 on Tuesday with 17 more people testing positive for the infection in the last 24 hours, while the toll rose to 64 with two more deaths, said District magistrate P.N. Singh.

"Of the total 1,070 cases, 881 have been discharged after recovery so far. Besides, the number of samples collected till Tuesday morning was 17,049", he added.

16 Jun 2020, 10:06 AM

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain admitted to hospital due to high fever and breathing trouble, will undergo Corona test

Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain has been admitted to the national capital's Rajiv Gandhi Super Speciality Hospital due to high fever and breathing trouble. He will be tested for coronavirus today.

In a tweet this morning, the 55-year-old AAP leader wrote: "Due to high grade fever and a sudden drop of my oxygen levels last night I have been admitted to RGSSH. Will keep everyone updated

16 Jun 2020, 10:03 AM

Congress president Sonia Gandhi writes to PM Modi over increase in Petrol prices, says it is very insensitive

Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written a letter to Prime Minister Modi over increase in Petrol and diesel price hike, says it was very insensitive of the government.

LIVE News Updates: Violent face-off happened by Chinese to unilaterally change status quo, says MEA
LIVE News Updates: Violent face-off happened by Chinese to unilaterally change status quo, says MEA
16 Jun 2020, 9:53 AM

Former Goa minister Achyut Usgaonkar dies

Former Goa minister Achyut Kashinath Sinai Usgaonkar died at a hospital near here on Tuesday following age-related ailments, family sources said.

16 Jun 2020, 9:42 AM

10,667 new COVID-19 cases and 380 deaths reported in the last 24 hours in India, 3,43,091 total cases

10,667 new COVID-19 cases and 380 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. The total number of positive cases in the country now stands at 3,43,091 including 1,53,178 active cases, 1,80,013 cured/discharged/migrated and 9,900 deaths: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

16 Jun 2020, 9:28 AM

Sensex rallies 725.86 points to 33,954.66 in opening session

Sensex rallies 725.86 points to 33,954.66 in opening session; Nifty surges 201.10 points to 10,014.80

16 Jun 2020, 9:20 AM

ATF or jet fuel price hiked by 16.3%

ATF or jet fuel price hiked by 16.3% ; second straight increase in rates this month

16 Jun 2020, 9:20 AM

WhatsApp launches payments service in Brazil

WhatsApp has launched its 'WhatsApp Pay' in Brazil, two years after it began testing the payments service in India.

In 2018, the Facebook-owned company had started testing the service in India, which allows users to utilise the messaging platform to send and receive money.

16 Jun 2020, 9:18 AM

Global COVID-19 cases top 8 mn: Johns Hopkins University

The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has topped the 8 million mark, while the death toll surged to over 436,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University

16 Jun 2020, 9:17 AM

Cricket Australia Chief Executive Kevin Roberts resigns, Nick Hockley appointed as Interim Chief Executive

Cricket Australia Chief Executive Kevin Roberts has today confirmed his resignation from the role, with Nick Hockley appointed as Interim Chief Executive: Cricket Australia

16 Jun 2020, 9:15 AM

Beijing reports 27 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

Beijing reported 27 new confirmed domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases and three new asymptomatic cases on Monday, the municipal health commission said on Tuesday.

16 Jun 2020, 9:08 AM

Petrol price hiked by 47 paise/litre, diesel by record 93 paise

Petrol price hiked by 47 paise/litre, diesel by record 93 paise;rates go up cumulative by Rs 5.47 and Rs 5.8 respectively in 10 days.

16 Jun 2020, 8:51 AM

Moderate intensity earthquake jolts Kashmir

A moderate intensity earthquake rocked Kashmir on Tuesday as authorities said no report of any casualty or damage to property has been received from anywhere so far.

16 Jun 2020, 8:51 AM

Pakistan violates ceasefire in J&K's Tangdhar sector

Pakistan resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation at the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Tangdhar sector on Tuesday drawing a strong response from India, officials said.

16 Jun 2020, 8:23 AM

Rahul Gandhi slams BJP govt in Gujarat over handling of Corona crisis

16 Jun 2020, 7:40 AM

3 terrorists killed at Shopian in Kashmir

Three terrorists were killed in an encounter at Turkawangam area in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district on Tuesday morning.

IG Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar told IANS that three terrorists have been eliminated.

According to details, security forces had a specific input about the presence of terrorists in the area.

The joint operation was launched by the police and the army at the first light. As the security forces zeroed in on the terrorist hideout, the hiding terrorists fired on them triggering the encounter.

At the end of the firefight all the three terrorists were eliminated. Their identities are being ascertained.

With the killing of the three terrorists in Tuesday's encounter a total of 17 terrorists have been killed in Shopian district in the last than 10 days in different encounters.

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