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June rainfall 20 per cent below average as monsoon stalls: IMD

The forecast suggests that the average rainfall over the country in June is most likely to be below normal (less than 92 per cent of the LPA).

19 June,2024 08:14 AM IST | PTI
India News

Owaisi hits out at NDA govt over NEET issue, demands 'SC-monitored NEET re-exam'

Addressing a public meeting at Darussalam, the party's headquarters, on Tuesday, he claimed that the "NEET exam has become a joke."

19 June,2024 08:10 AM IST | PTI
World News

Indian-origin man sentenced to jail for punching Singapore police officer

Devesh will appeal against the sentence, according to the report

19 June,2024 08:02 AM IST | PTI
India News

NEET-UG exam row: SC warns of no tolerance for exam negligence

Top court demands stringent action on even “0.001 per cent negligence” in NEET-UG

19 June,2024 07:59 AM IST | Agencies
India News

Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Himanta Biswa Sarma given charge of Jharkhand BJP; eyeing

According to party sources, the BJP central leadership has directed that they put all their strength into the assembly elections by clearing up the mistakes of the Lok Sabha elections

19 June,2024 07:56 AM IST | ANI
India News

Heatwave to continue over many parts of North India today, gradually abate

It also prevailed in isolated pockets in northeast Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Jharkhand, northwest Rajasthan, northwest Madhya Pradesh, Gangetic West Bengal, and Jammu division

19 June,2024 07:53 AM IST | ANI
World News

Former Thai PM Thaksin indicted for royal defamation

His removal from power led to a political polarisation in the country.

19 June,2024 07:38 AM IST | Agencies
World News

Vladimir Putin visits North Korea for first time in 24 years

Vows to beat sanctions against both countries together

19 June,2024 07:35 AM IST | Agencies
India News

Delhi swelters under heatwave, red alert issued

The humidity was 61 per cent at 8.30 am. The maximum temperature is likely to settle around 45 degrees Celsius, it stated

19 June,2024 07:33 AM IST | Agencies
Opinion

What’s Hrithik Roshan presented?

What happens when acting coach enters film as writer, director, performer? That’s why I went over to watch Pushtaini

19 June,2024 06:52 AM IST | Mayank Shekhar
Opinion

Let us not allow a water crisis to overwhelm city

Projects such as the Gargai dam or desalination plant at Manori, which have been discussed for over a decade, have seen no progress.

19 June,2024 06:52 AM IST | The Editorial
India News

No change in BJP Maharashtra's leadership after poor feat in Lok Sabha polls

The decision came after the Maharashtra BJP's core group meeting with party president JP Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

18 June,2024 10:57 PM IST | mid-day online correspondent
Rahul Gandhi's Birthday 2024: Gandhi wins hearts with his Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra

Rahul Gandhi's Birthday 2024: Gandhi wins hearts with his Bharat Jodo Nyay Yatra

As claimed by the party, the campaign seeked to understand the challenges and difficulties faced by the poor, laborers, farmers, women, youth, backward classes, Dalits, tribals, and minorities.

18 June,2024 10:21 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Rahul Gandhi's Birthday 2024: Top 5 statements he made campaigning for polls

Rahul Gandhi's Birthday 2024: Top 5 statements he made campaigning for polls

As Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on June 19 will turn 54 years old this year, here a glimpse of his relatively successful election season through top five statements he made whilst campaigning

18 June,2024 09:37 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Five killed, two injured after speeding truck runs over them in Solapur

Five killed, two injured after speeding truck runs over them in Solapur

The accident occurred in Bandgarwadi village on the Pandharpur-Atpadi Road in Solapur at around 3.45 pm

18 June,2024 08:39 PM IST | Solapur | mid-day online correspondent
Voters in Maharashtra gave out message that atmosphere in state changing: Pawar

Voters in Maharashtra gave out message that atmosphere in state changing: Pawar

Sharad Pawar said that though the reins of the state were in the hands of the BJP, it became clear to him by judging the sentiments of the people during the poll campaign that a different result was in the offing

18 June,2024 07:47 PM IST | Pune | mid-day online correspondent
Rahul Gandhi's Birthday 2024: A look at political career of Congress leader

Rahul Gandhi's Birthday 2024: A look at political career of Congress leader

Born to Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi was destined for a life in Indian politics

18 June,2024 07:30 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
West Bengal Train Accident: Train services restored at accident site

West Bengal Train Accident: Train services restored at accident site

Operations on the down line using both electric and diesel locomotives were restored on Monday night, reported PTI. Meanwhile, in the up line, diesel locomotive-run train services were restarted on Tuesday morning

18 June,2024 07:05 PM IST | Kolkata | mid-day online correspondent
West Bengal train accident: Death toll rises to 10; two more succumb to injuries

West Bengal train accident: Death toll rises to 10; two more succumb to injuries

Several trains were reportedly cancelled while others were diverted today following the accident on June 17.

18 June,2024 07:00 PM IST | Siliguri | mid-day online correspondent
Extreme heatwaves push Delhi's power demand to record 8,647 MW

Extreme heatwaves push Delhi's power demand to record 8,647 MW

On May 22, 2024, Delhi's power demand reached 8,000 MW for the first time, and it has since done so eight more times.

18 June,2024 06:38 PM IST | Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
PM Modi releases Rs 20,000 crore as part of income support scheme for farmers

PM Modi releases Rs 20,000 crore as part of income support scheme for farmers

PM Modi released the amount during the PM Kisan Samman Sammelan in Varanasi

18 June,2024 06:29 PM IST | Varanasi | PTI
Rahul Gandhi's Birthday: Congress Leader Turns 54,  Watch His Political Journey

    Rahul Gandhi's Birthday: Congress Leader Turns 54, Watch His Political Journey

    It's Rahul Gandhi's birthday today. The Congress leader turned 54 today. He was born in Delhi on 19th of June, 1970. He is the son to Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi, grandson to Indira Gandhi and great grandson to Jawaharlal Nehru. His journey in politics has seen him evolve from a Member of Parliament to serving as Vice-President and later President of the Indian National Congress. Known for his focus on youth empowerment, rural development, and social justice, Rahul Gandhi has been a key figure in shaping the party's policies and strategies, influencing Indian political discourse significantly. On the special occasion of Rahul Gandhi's birthday, let's take a look at his political journey 

    18 June,2024 10:03 PM IST
    Thailand senate approves same-sex marriage bill with overwhelming majority

    Thailand senate approves same-sex marriage bill with overwhelming majority

    The marriage equality bill was passed with the approval of 130 of the 152 members of the Senate in attendance, with 4 voting against it and 18 abstaining.

    18 June,2024 04:51 PM IST | Bangkok | mid-day online correspondent

    S Korean soldiers fire warning shots after N Korean troops intrude for 2nd time

    According to the Joint Chiefs of Staff, around 20 to 30 North Korean soldiers, while engaging in unspecified construction work on the northern side of the border, briefly crossed the military demarcation line that bisects the countries as of 8:30 am

    18 June,2024 01:31 PM IST | Seoul | AP

    US Senators and corporate world bat for stronger India-US relationship

    Senator Dan Sullivan said India and the US are now doing a much greater number of strategic experiences during the annual Leadership Summit of the US India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF).

    18 June,2024 12:07 PM IST | Washington | PTI
    Ajit Doval reappointed as National Security Advisor

    Ajit Doval reappointed as National Security Advisor

    His appointment will be co-terminus with the term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi or until further orders, it said.

    14 June,2024 07:48 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies

    Elderly man beaten to death over parking issue in Jaipur

    According to police, Gopal Khandelwal had a dispute with his neighbour Prabhu Thakaria over car parking in Shanti Colony on Thursday night

    01 June,2024 05:59 AM IST | Jaipur | PTI

    Ayushman Bharat Diwas: Here's all you may need to know about healthcare scheme

    Ayushman Bharat Scheme is one of the revolutionary healthcare programmes in recent times

    23 April,2024 10:29 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
    Time to stop treating our oceans like garbage bins

    Time to stop treating our oceans like garbage bins

    The Internet tells us that the month-long event encourages one to explore and cherish the vast blue stretches that cover 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface

    17 June,2024 06:53 AM IST | Mumbai | The Editorial
    16 June,2024 07:57 AM IST | Mumbai | Rahul da Cunha
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