Today is the International Day of Yoga. PM Modi will lead the International Day of Yoga from Ranchi today with all arrangements being in place at the Prabhat Tara ground. The Triple Talaq Bill to be tabled in Lok Sabha today. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will pay homage to the 13 AN-32 personnel who were killed in the crash.
Here are all the latest news of the day:
11:00 pm: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal today inaugurated Ambubachi Mela in Kamakhya Temple. The temple will be closed tomorrow morning and will reopen on June 25. Ambubachi celebrates the menstruation of Goddess Kamakhya.
10:30 pm: The building of Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) is in dilapidated condition&the premises is also in unhygienic conditions along with lack of proper facilities.People say,"There is no medicine. Even fans & ACs are not working. We are buying our own medicines."
10:00 pm: Rain lashed parts of Hyderabad today. Raja Rao, Meteorologist says,"the South West monsoon has advanced into Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. It has covered entire Andhra Pradesh today and most parts of Telangana."
9:50 pm: Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited: One contract worker unfortunately succumbed possibly due to asphyxia and burn injury and another suffered minor burns. An inquiry has been constituted to ascertain the cause of fire.
9:35 pm: J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik chaired the Unified Headquarters meeting in Srinagar today to review the overall security situation in the State. The meeting comprised top brass of the army, police, paramilitary, state and central intelligence agencies.
9: 20 pm: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has sought active role of Saudi Arabia within OPEC and in the OPEC Plus discussions for keeping oil prices at a reasonable level.
8:40 pm: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy appoints YV Subba Reddy as the Chairman of TTD (Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams). He will take the charge on Saturday, 22 June.
8:15 pm: Arrangements in Chandraki village of Yadgir district in Karnataka where CM HD Kumarasway is staying, as per his ‘Village Stay Programme’.
Karnataka: Arrangements in Chandraki village of Yadgir district where CM HD Kumarasway is staying, as per his ‘Village Stay Programme’. pic.twitter.com/9kLCnt6ULo— ANI (@ANI) June 21, 2019
8:10 pm: Biju Janata Dal (BJD) President and Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik has announced Dr Amar Patnaik and Dr Sasmit Patra as BJD candidates for the Rajya Sabha elections. The BJD would also support the candidature of Ashwani Vaishav, BJP's candidate from Odisha.
8:00 pm: A Class 10 girl student of GD Birla School in Kolkata was found in a pool of blood inside the bathroom of the school was declared brought death when taken hospital. Police investigation underway.
7:45 pm: Dogs smarter than you in New India: Paresh Rawal's retort to Rahul Gandhi.
7:40 pm: Ashwini Baishnab will be Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate for the upcoming bypolls to the Rajya Sabha from Odisha.
7:30 pm: Mumbai: A fire breaks out in an empty ship at Mazagon Dockyard, 5 fire tenders and 4 water tankers are present at the spot. Fire extinguishing operations are underway. No casualties or injuries have been reported. More details awaited.
7:15 pm: Bihar: Death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) rises to 124 in Muzaffarpur. 104 deaths at SKMCH and 20 deaths at Kejriwal hospital.
7:00 pm: Jammu and Kashmir: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized heroin weighing 5 kg under the NDPS Act, 1985, near the Suchetgarh BOP (Border Observation post) in a joint operation with BSF yesterday. The drugs were smuggled from Pakistan.
6:30 pm: Revenue Secy: GST Council has approved several changes which were made during last few months. For example, GST registration limit threshold limit was raised from Rs 20 Lakh to Rs 40 Lakh. Earlier it was done through notification,now appropriate changes have been made in the laws.
6:20 pm: Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey: The person who is applying can go online, using his Aadhaar number through OTP authentication he can register himself on the GSTN portal & get GSTN registration number.
6:15 pm: Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey: One of the major changes that we've made is for the ease of GST registration. In the earlier system, people had to give various documents. Now we have decided to use Aadhaar. By using Aadhaar several advantages will occur to the business.
6:00 pm: Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses the media after GST Council meeting.
5:30 pm: Raveesh Kumar, MEA: For the 6th time PM Narendra Modi will be participating in the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan from June 27 to 29. Apart from participating at the Summit itself. PM will also have bilateral meetings. He will also participate in a few plurilateral meetings.
5:00 pm: Delhi: Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has intercepted 4 passengers who were scheduled to depart from New Delhi to Bangkok yesterday and recovered 1,52,000 Euros with market value equivalent to Rs.1,27,63,440. They have been arrested under provisions of Customs Act, 1962.
4:45 pm: A ceremonial Border Personal meeting (BPM) on #InternationalDayofYoga was conducted today at Indian BPM huts in Chushul and Daulat Beg Oldi sectors of Eastern Ladakh. It was lead by Brigadier VK Purohit and Sr Colonel Ying Hong Chen. It was followed by yoga by both delegations.
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J&K: A ceremonial Border Personal meeting (BPM) on #InternationalDayofYoga was conducted today at Indian BPM huts in Chushul & Daulat Beg Oldi sectors of Eastern Ladakh. It was lead by Brigadier VK Purohit & Sr Colonel Ying Hong Chen. It was followed by yoga by both delegations. pic.twitter.com/UZZ7UoDwpi— ANI (@ANI) June 21, 2019
4:25 pm: Union Minister and LJP chief, Ram Vilas Paswan files nomination for Rajya Sabha as an NDA candidate, at Bihar Legislative Assembly.
4:20 pm: Vice Chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), Prof. Najma Akhtar today announced that JMI will provide Yoga training everyday to one group each of boys and girls under the supervision of an instructor.
4:10 pm: BJD has enormous respect towards martyrs. Matter that has come to our notice is extremely unfortunate and we strongly condemn it. Party will find out who is responsible for this and take action against them: BJD, on mortal remains of Naik Ajit Kr Sahoo reportedly wrapped in party flag.
4:05 pm: Police in Kupwara detained 4 drug peddlers namely Reyaz Ahmad Badana, Mudasir Ahmad Piswal, Tanveer Ahmad Raina and Zameer Ahmad Raina, all residents of Amrohie Karnah under Public Safety Act.
3:55 pm: Posters with Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu's picture stating,'When are you quitting politics?' seen in Mohali.
Punjab: Posters with Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu's picture stating,'When are you quitting politics? Time to keep your words. We are waiting for your resignation,' seen in Mohali. pic.twitter.com/DtJN7dCRUw— ANI (@ANI) June 21, 2019
3:50 pm: Poster announcing a reward of Rs 5100 for the person who finds Tejashwi Yadav, seen in Muzaffarpur.
3:45 pm: A 3 member delegation of BJP, including SS Ahluwalia, Satya Pal Singh, VD Ram to visit West Bengal's Bhatpara tomorrow. A clash had broken out between two groups of miscreants on June 20.
3:30 pm: 35th Goods and Service Tax (GST) council meeting begins. Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is chairing the meeting for the first time after assuming the office.
2.45 pm: National Investigation Agency (NIA) today filed a charge-sheet against 10 accused in Delhi's Patiala House Court in the case involving busting of a terror module inspired by ISIS in Amroha and Delhi. Court to consider the charge-sheet on July 4.
2.38 pm: Manali -Kaza road via Gramphu-Batal to be opened for vehicular traffic soon; Snow being cleared on the road between Chhatru and Chhota Dara in Lahaul-Spiti district.
2.36 pm: Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur met the injured of the Kullu bus accident, admitted at Regional Hospital Kullu, today.
2.20 pm: Asaduddin Owaisi, AIMIM MP: I would like to ask him what kind of justice is this that if such law is implemented on a non-Muslim man then he goes to jail for 1 year and Muslim man goes to jail for 3 years.
12.42 pm: Kollam MP NK Premachandran to present a private member Bill on Sabarimala issue in Parliament today.
12.40 pm: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal after meeting PM Modi in Parliament: I congratulated PM on his victory in the Lok Sabha elections. I also told him that Delhi is the capital of the country, so it is important that Delhi & Centre work together for the development of Delhi.
12.30 pm: Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad tables Triple Talaq Bill in Lok Sabha.
12.12 pm: DMK workers and local residents held protest in Arumbakkam area over water scarcity in the city.
12.08 pm: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman holds pre-budget meeting with Finance Minister of all the states.
11.40 am: Special NIA Court allows exemption application of BJP MP Pragya Singh. She had sought exemption from appearing before the court on the grounds of ongoing Parliament session.
11.20 am: Supreme Court extends its order restraining the elected government in Puducherry from implementing any Cabinet decision involving financial implications and posts the matter for hearing for July 10.
11.01 am: Coimbatore: Indian Air Force Squadron leader H Vinod's mortal remains brought to Sulur. He lost his life in AN32 aircraft crash in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3.
Coimbatore: Indian Air Force Squadron leader H Vinod's mortal remains brought to Sulur. He lost his life in #AN32 aircraft crash in Arunachal Pradesh on June 3, reports ANI.#TamilNadu @IAF_MCC #AN32Aircraft— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) June 21, 2019
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10.58 am: Supreme Court denies to allow the deemed universities & private colleges to fill up their vacant seats in PG medical & dental courses by extending the schedule of counselling.
10.57 am: RJD Rajya Sabha MP, Manoj Jha has given calling attention notice in Rajya Sabha for 24 June, over the issue of deaths due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome in Muzzafarpur.
10.40 am: Metro train services have resumed between Botanical Garden and Jasola Vihar- Shaheen Bagh; Delhi; A fire broke out in a furniture market in Shaheen Bagh near Kalindi Kunj metro station, early morning today.
10.32 am: Telangana: 4 dead and 4 oters injured after a lorry hit an auto near MITS Engineering College in Chilkur, Suryapet district. Injured have been shifted to a nearby government hospital.
10.15 am: A fire broke out at a cycle parts manufacturing factory at 5, Focal Point Road in Ludhiana.
9.20 am: US Government Statement on H1B: It is completely separate from our ongoing discussions with India about the importance of ensuring the free flow of data across borders.
9.19 am: US Government Statement on H1B: US has no plans to place caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally. This review is not targeted at a specific country.
9.10 am: AAP MP Sanjay Singh has given zero hour notice in Rajya Sabha over the increase in crime rate in Delhi.
9.05 am: Palam Airport, Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays homage to the 13 personnel who lost their life in IAF An-32 crash in Arunachal Pradesh. The plane had gone missing on June 3.
Palam Airport, Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays homage to the 13 personnel who lost their life in IAF An-32 crash in Arunachal Pradesh. The plane had gone missing on June 3. pic.twitter.com/RRtBf1U7tU— ANI (@ANI) June 21, 2019
8 am: The Karnataka Anti-Corruption Bureau is conducting searches at various locations of public servants in the state over alleged disproportionate assets.
7.35 am: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation: Train movement has been stopped temporarily between Jasola Vihar Shaheen Bagh and Kalindi Kunj due to smoke and fire from a fire underneath the section. We regret the inconvenience.
6.19 am: Fire breaks out in a furniture market near Kalindi Kunj metro station. 15 fire tenders present at the spot. Fire-fighting operation underway.