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Uttarakhand has extended the curfew from June 22 to June 29. Markets can open from 8 am to 5 pm on weekdays. Dine-in services allowed in restaurants with 50% seating capacity between 6 am and 10 pm. State government offices related to essential services will run with 100% staff, while other government and private offices can run with 50% staff.
short by Apaar Sharma / 09:36 am on 21 Jun
Virat Kohli dances while fielding during WTC final, video goes viral
short by Anmol Sharma / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
India captain Virat Kohli did bhangra while fielding at slips during World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand. ICC shared a video of Kohli dancing with the caption, "Kohli heard the dhol ring out at the Hampshire Bowl, and couldn't help but break into the bhangra." "Once India win...the whole country will do this with him," a fan wrote.
short by Anmol Sharma / 08:52 am on 21 Jun
Ex-WWE wrestler The Great Khali's mother Tandi Devi passed away aged 75 at a hospital in Punjab's Ludhiana. She was admitted to the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) last week and died due to multi-organ failure. She had been suffering from breathing issues for the past two years and was earlier being treated at a private hospital in Jalandhar.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:54 am on 21 Jun
A case has been registered against nearly 150 people including NCP Pune city unit chief Prashant Jagtap, in connection with flouting COVID-19 norms during the inauguration of NCP's new central office in Shivajinagar on Saturday. The event was attended by a large number of party workers and office-bearers. Deputy CM and District Guardian Minister Ajit Pawar inaugurated the office.
short by Sakshi Sharma / 09:00 am on 21 Jun
Top LeT militant Mudasir Pandit among 3 killed in encounter in J&K
short by Apaar Sharma / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
Top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Mudasir Pandit was among three terrorists killed in an overnight encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore area, police said on Monday. IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar said Mudasir was involved in the killing of three policemen, two councillors and two civilians recently. A foreign terrorist was identified as Asrar alias Abdullah, a resident of Pakistan.
short by Apaar Sharma / 10:25 am on 21 Jun
All citizens above 18 years can get themselves vaccinated against COVID-19 free of cost at government facilities from today onwards. All vaccination centres will provide onsite registration facility. Earlier, PM Narendra Modi announced that Centre would take over vaccination from states and will buy 75% of the total vaccine production from manufacturers and give it free to the state governments.
short by Apaar Sharma / 08:54 am on 21 Jun
India has reported 53,256 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, which is the lowest rise in the number of daily cases in the last 88 days. The country also reported 1,422 deaths in this period. With this, the total number of cases in the country reached 2,99,35,221, while the death toll surged to 3,88,135.
short by Apaar Sharma / 09:53 am on 21 Jun
While carrying out, 'Full Ship Shock Trials' off the country's east coast, US Navy detonated 18,143-kg explosive to assess the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford's ability to withstand battle conditions. The US Geological Survey registered the explosion as a 3.9 magnitude earthquake. Following the trials, the warship will return to a dry dock to undergo modernisation, maintenance and repairs.
short by Anmol Sharma / 09:52 am on 21 Jun
I was in depressed state for weeks when I faced rejections: Sharib
short by Mahima Kharbanda / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
Speaking about the rejections he faced in the past, 'The Family Man 2' actor Sharib Hashmi said that he has learned a lot from them. He added, "I was in...depressed state for weeks. But after a point, you get used to the rejections." "I took them as my improve...and to get better at my craft," he added.
short by Mahima Kharbanda / 09:37 am on 21 Jun
Actress Jessica Biel wished her husband, singer Justin Timberlake, on Father's Day by sharing his pictures on Instagram. Jessica shares two sons, Silas and Phineas, with Timberlake. "We're grateful for you, for all the big things and the things we don't see. Baby, you bring the light into our lives in so many ways," she wrote.
short by Kriti Sharma / 09:58 am on 21 Jun
You mean the world to me: Dhanush to sons on Father's Day
short by Kriti Sharma / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
Marking the occasion of Father's Day on Sunday, actor Dhanush took to social media to post a picture, in which he can be seen taking a selfie with his sons, Linga and Yatra. In the caption of his Instagram post, the actor wrote, "Love you, buddies. You guys mean the world to me."
short by Kriti Sharma / 09:15 am on 21 Jun
He's like my brother: Gwyneth Paltrow on ex-husband Chris Martin
short by Kriti Sharma / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
Commenting on her bond with her ex-husband, Coldplay lead singer Chris Martin, with whom she shares two children, actress Gwyneth Paltrow said, "He's like my brother. You know, he's my family." They got married in 2003 and announced their split in 2014. She added on the Today Show, "I love him...I'm so grateful to him for giving me these kids."
short by Kriti Sharma / 08:58 am on 21 Jun
My boy started dating at 25: Jackie Shroff on Tiger's relationship
short by Mahima Kharbanda / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
Actor Jackie Shroff spoke about his son, actor Tiger Shroff's relationship with Disha Patani and said that he isn't aware of what they've decided for their future. Jackie added, "My boy started dating at...25 and they are...great friends." "But I'm sure about one thing that Tiger is extremely focused [on] his work...Nobody, whether it's his mom...or girlfriend, matters," he said.
short by Mahima Kharbanda / 08:41 am on 21 Jun
35k fined in Delhi for violating COVID-19 norms in 3 weeks since unlock
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
Over 35,325 people in Delhi have been issued challans for violating COVID-19 norms in the three weeks since unlock and over ₹7.1 crore has been collected in fines, Delhi Police said. According to police data, 29,901 people have been fined for not wearing face masks in public and 5,078 individuals and groups have been fined for not maintaining social distancing.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 09:05 am on 21 Jun
Over 60 booked for attending party, flouting COVID-19 norms in Mumbai
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
Police on Sunday booked around 60-70 people for attending a birthday party in Mumbai's Andheri East on June 19 in violation of COVID-19 protocols. Police said they received information after a video showing 60 to 70 people purportedly partying at a hall without wearing masks or maintaining social distancing surfaced on social media.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 08:58 am on 21 Jun
509 shopkeepers booked for COVID-19 violations in Delhi since May 31
short by Subhasish Dutta / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
As many as 509 shopkeepers were booked in Delhi for violating COVID-19 norms since the process of unlocking began on May 31, the Delhi Police said. "Apart from prosecuting violators, we also spread awareness among the public about the importance of masks and social distancing," said a senior police officer. Delhi's Outer district saw the most offenders at 144.
short by Subhasish Dutta / 08:50 am on 21 Jun
'Kejriwal Go Back' hoardings in Amritsar ahead of Delhi CM's visit
short by Sakshi Sharma / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
Ahead of Delhi CM and AAP Convenor Arvind Kejriwal's visit to poll-bound state Punjab on Monday, hoardings of "Kejriwal Go Back" were put up in Amritsar on Sunday as Punjab Congress protested Kejriwal's visit. "His visit is a political stunt. How many times has he come here in the last four years?" said Congress leader Saurabh Madan.
short by Sakshi Sharma / 09:30 am on 21 Jun
Relevance of Yoga increased during COVID-19: Harsh Vardhan
short by Subhasish Dutta / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that the relevance of Yoga has increased during COVID-19. "Yoga has helped us to maintain our physical and mental health. We should make Yoga a part of our daily life," Vardhan added on the occasion of seventh International Yoga Day. "Yoga will give you more strength in the fight against COVID-19," he further said.
short by Subhasish Dutta / 10:05 am on 21 Jun
According to a survey conducted by a Hyderabad-based hospital, no deaths were reported among people who have been vaccinated against COVID-19. The study was conducted on 12,000 healthcare and frontline workers by the Medicover Hospitals. The survey found that 13% of the 12,000 healthcare workers contracted COVID-19 after taking only the first dose of the vaccine.
short by Sakshi Sharma / 08:27 am on 21 Jun
Pune City Police have suspended a police sub-inspector along with four constables after a prisoner escaped from their custody. According to the police, the prisoner was lodged at Yerwada Central Jail and was granted seven days furlough to attend his daughter's wedding. The suspended police personnel had escorted him to his native place. However, the prisoner escaped after the wedding.
short by Sakshi Sharma / 09:02 am on 21 Jun
A man from Bengaluru sued a cellphone service provider for the alleged "unauthorised" porting of three of his fancy phone numbers, reported Times of India. The man, who owned the numbers starting with '76767' since 2012, claimed that he'd approached the firm but it hadn't resolved the issue. A consumer court directed the firm to pay him ₹52,000 as compensation.
short by Medhaa Gupta / 09:02 am on 21 Jun
3,000 celebrate International Yoga Day at US' Times Square
short by Medhaa Gupta / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
Over 3,000 people attended the International Yoga Day celebration at Times Square in US' New York on Monday. Consulate General of India, New York partnered with the Times Square Alliance to host the event under the theme of "Solstice in Times Square 2021". "Yoga was born in India but is part of global heritage today," Consul General Randhir Jaiswal said.
short by Medhaa Gupta / 09:20 am on 21 Jun
Yoga provided a ray of hope in India's fight against COVID: PM Modi
short by Sakshi Sharma / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
Yoga has provided a ray of hope to the people across the world amid COVID-19 pandemic, said PM Narendra Modi on the occasion of the 7th International Yoga Day. "The enthusiasm for Yoga has only increased over the last two years. We all have seen that in such difficult times, yoga became a great medium of self-confidence," PM Modi added.
short by Sakshi Sharma / 10:21 am on 21 Jun
Pregnant woman arrested for murdering 3-year-old stepson in Punjab
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
Police have arrested a pregnant woman for allegedly murdering her three-year-old stepson in Punjab. The deceased's paternal grandfather claimed that she used to dislike the child and used to beat him on a daily basis. "The child used to keep unwell and sometimes he would defecate or urinate on bed, which used to irritate the woman," a police officer said.
short by Shreyasi Banerjee / 09:56 am on 21 Jun
PM Modi launches mYoga app in collaboration with WHO on Yoga Day 2021
short by Subhasish Dutta / on 21 Jun 2021,Monday
On the seventh International Yoga Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the mYoga app in collaboration with the World Health Organization. The app will make Yoga training videos available across the world in different languages. "Yoga is a ray of hope amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This will help us in our 'One World, One Health' motto," the PM said.
short by Subhasish Dutta / 09:24 am on 21 Jun
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