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India reports 4,270 new Covid cases and 15 deaths in past 24 hours: health ministry
J&K | The massive fire that broke out in the forest area of BGSBU University in Rajouri is now under control
A huge area of forest and wildlife was destroyed, the fire also reached the university campus, but we managed to control it this morning: Maqbool Hussain, Fire Services, Rajouri
Aam Aadmi Party will hold a protest today against recent targeted killings in Kashmir Valley at Jantar Mantar; Chief Minister and National Party Leader Arvind Kejriwal will join the protest
Powerful explosions heard in kyiv, the Ukrainian capital – Reuters witness
Powerful explosions were heard in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv on Sunday morning, a Reuters witness said. Smoke was seen in the city from the explosions. Previously, air raid sirens sounded across much of Ukraine, including the Kyiv region.
Yogi plants saplings on World Environment Day
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath planting saplings on World Environment Day at Gaushala of Gorakhnat… https://t.co/0S778EzEGP
— ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) 1654398009000
China launches a new three-person crew on a mission to complete assembly work on the country’s permanent orbiting space station, AP reports
Impact of violence in Kanpur: curfew imposed in Bareilly
The Bareilly administration has imposed a curfew under Article 144 following the Kanpur violence and as a precautionary measure ahead of a large protest to be held on June 10, as announced by Muslim cleric Tauqir Raza . According to the administration, no more than five people would be allowed to gather in a public place. Demonstrations would also be banned during this time.
Australia says Chinese fighter jet intercepted surveillance craft in May
A Chinese fighter jet dangerously intercepted an Australian military surveillance plane in the South China Sea region in May, the Australian Department of Defense said on Sunday. The Royal Australian Air Force P-8 maritime surveillance aircraft was intercepted by a Chinese J-16 fighter aircraft during a “routine maritime surveillance activity” in international airspace in the region on May 26, the defense said in a statement.
Amit Shah meets Sunil Jakhar in Panchkula
Union Home Minister Amit Shah met Sunil Jakhar, a recent inductee of the Bharatiya Janata Party, at the latter’s residence in Panchkula on Saturday. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Union Minister Anurag Thakur were also present on the occasion. Sunil Jakhar, whose three generations of his family had served in Congress, left the big old party last month.
Ukrainian army: Russia is amassing warships in the Black Sea
Ukraine’s Southern Operational Command said on June 4 that Russia had stationed four ships and a submarine equipped with 36 cruise missiles and five airborne corps, potentially increasing the risk of missile attacks, The Kyiv reported. Independent.
Prime Minister Modi today launches the global initiative “LiFE Movement”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a global “Movement for a Lifestyle for the Environment (LiFE)” initiative on Sunday at 6 p.m. via video conference. According to the PMO, the launch will launch the “LiFE Global Call for Papers” inviting ideas and suggestions from scholars, universities and research institutes, etc. to influence and persuade individuals, communities and organizations around the world to adopt an environmentally friendly way of life.
A fire broke out at a textile factory in the Pandesara area of Surat last night
Gujarat | A fire broke out at a textile factory in Pandesara area of Surat last night. Fire Officer Falgun Kumar… https://t.co/N6CdYxzasV
— ANI (@ANI) 1654391767000
China reports 162 new COVID cases
Mainland China recorded 162 new coronavirus cases on June 4, of which 56 were symptomatic and 106 asymptomatic, the National Health Commission said on Sunday. That compares with 171 new cases a day earlier – 46 symptomatic and 125 asymptomatic, which China is counting separately. There were no new deaths, leaving the country’s death toll at 5,226. Mainland China had confirmed 224,310 cases with symptoms as of Saturday.
Myanmar will see first executions in decades: Repo
Marking the first judicial executions in Myanmar in decades, two people will be executed in the country by the military junta, CNN reported Saturday citing the junta. “It is confirmed that Phyo Zayar Thaw and [Ko] Jimmy would be on the execution list,” junta spokesman Zaw Min Tun said, quoted by CNN, without giving a date.
Mumbai Covid cases double March tally in 4 days of June
According to a ToI report, the number of Covid-19 cases in the first four days of June, the rapidly increasing Covid graph in Maharashtra and Mumbai. The June tally for the city so far is 3,095, double the total number of cases for March (1,519), nearly 60% of April’s cases (1,795) and more than 50% May Burden (5,838).
Russian agent Kovtun, accused of espionage poisoning, died at 57
Russian agent Dmitry Kovtun, who was charged by British authorities with the poisoning death of former spy Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006, has died aged 57. Russian lawmaker Andrei Lugovoi, also accused by the UK of the spy’s murder, announced that Kovtun died on his messaging app channel. Lugovoi said Kovtun died on Saturday of an illness induced by COVID-19. According to Russian reports, he died in a Moscow hospital.
Gunshots erupt at a party in Virginia, killing 1 and injuring 7
A 20-year-old man was fatally shot and seven other youths were injured after gunfire erupted at a graduation party in central Virginia, police said Saturday. Two separate scuffles between attendees of the mostly outdoor party in Chester were reported shortly before police received a call about shots being fired late Friday night, Chesterfield County Police Maj. , Brad Badgerow, at a press conference.
Russia puts more force behind Ukraine’s ‘creeping’ advance
Reinforced Russian troops, backed by airstrikes, slammed across eastern Ukraine on Saturday, blowing up bridges and shelling apartment buildings as they battled to capture two towns that would place a province contested under Moscow’s control, Ukrainian officials said. Russian and Ukrainian forces fought street by street in Sievierodonetsk and the nearby town of Lysychansk, regional governor Serhiy Haidai said. The Russian strikes killed four people, including a mother and a child, in the nearby village of Hirske, Haidai said.
Biden evacuated after plane entered airspace near beach house
A small private plane mistakenly entered restricted airspace near President Joe Biden’s vacation home in Delaware on Saturday, prompting the brief evacuation of the president and first lady, the White House and the Secret Service said. . The White House said there was no threat to Biden or his family and precautionary measures had been taken. After the situation was assessed, Biden and his wife, Jill, returned to their Rehoboth Beach home.