DST releases information brochure on health & risk communication programme focusing on COVID-19:The National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC), Department of Science & Technology (DST) has released an information brochure for a recently launched programme on health and risk communication ‘Year of Awareness on Science & Health (YASH) with focus on COVID-19’.
Distinct colour band for number plate sticker for BS-6 four-wheel vehicles:Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has issued an S.O. 1979 (E) dt. 5th June 2020 mandating a strip of green colour of 1 cm width on top of the existing sticker carrying details of registration for BS-VI vehicles of any fuel type i.e. for petrol or CNG which have a light blue colour sticker and a diesel vehicle which is of orange colour.
BJP announces names of Eranna Kadadi & Ashok Gasti as party’s candidates for Rajya Sabha seats from Karnataka:The BJP on Monday announced the names of Eranna Kadadi and Ashok Gasti as the party’s candidates for the June 19 biennial elections for Rajya Sabha seats from Karnataka.
REC Limited distributes food grains, meal packets, sanitisers, PPE kits masks since imposition of nationwide lockdown:REC Limited, one of India’s largest power finance PSU, distributed over 4 lakh 60 thousand kilogram of food grains, around 2 lakh 55 thousand meal packets, 96 thousand litres of sanitisers, 34 thousand PPE kits and 83 thousand masks in the country since the imposition of nationwide lockdown.
India, Denmark sign MoU for developing cooperation in power sector:India and Denmark have signed an MoU for developing cooperation in the power sector.
INS Shardul to evacuate Indians from port of Bandar Abbas, Iran to Porbandar, Gujarat:As part of Operation Samudra Setu, INS Shardul will evacuate Indian citizens today from the port of Bandar Abbas in Iran to Porbandar, Gujarat.
One lakh 24 thousand 94 people recover from COVID-19 in the country:One lakh 24 thousand 94 people have been recovered from Covid-19 in the country till now.
Nine Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists killed by security forces in Shopian district of J&K in last 24 hours:In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Four terrorists were gunned down in a night long encounter between security forces and terrorists in Pinjura area of shopian in South Kashmir.
Centre approves opening of 820 protected monuments under Archaeological Survey of India:The Ministry of Culture has approved opening of 820 centrally protected monuments under the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) which have places of worship from today.
Religious places, shopping malls, restaurants and hotels re-open in most of the states with certain conditions today:Religious places, shopping malls, restaurants, hotels and offices which were closed due to the lockdown arising out of COVID 19, have reopened in many states today with certain conditions.
J&K among top performers in Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana:Jammu and Kashmir among top performers in Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojna while distributing around 100 percent of ration among the beneficiaries till June 6.
Delhi govt orders to set up 24×7 help-desks in all state-run hospitals to help needy patients:Delhi Government has ordered to set up 24×7 helpdesks in all state-run hospitals to ensure smooth and hassle free admission to needy patients.
Shardul to evacuate Indians from port of Bandar Abbas in Iran to Porbandar:As part of Operation Samudra Setu, INS Shardul will evacuate Indian citizens on Monday from the port of Bandar Abbas in Iran to Porbandar, Gujarat.
Nine Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists killed in Shopian district of J&K in last 24 hours:In the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Four terrorists were gunned down in a night long encounter between security forces and terrorists in Pinjura area of Shopian in South Kashmir Monday.
DoPT asks all govt servants to strictly adhere social distancing norms and hygiene practices:The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has asked all government servants to strictly adhere to the practices of social distancing norms and health and hygiene practices to contain the spread of COVID 19 in workplace settings.
Recovery rate of COVID-19 patients improves to 48.37 percent:During the last 24 hours, a total of 5,220 COVID-19 patients have been cured in the country.
WMO lauds IMD for accurate prediction of cyclone Amphan:The World Meteorological Organisation has lauded the India Meteorological Department (IMD) for its accurate prediction of Cyclone Amphan.
Southwest Monsoon to arrive in Mumbai by June 11:Southwest Monsoon will arrive in Mumbai by June 11 as a low-pressure area is forming over Bay of Bengal, it is expected to increase rainfall over Maharashtra coast, including Mumbai.
Delhi borders reopen today:Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said that only residents of the National Capital will be treated in state’s hospitals till the time COVID pandemic lasts.
Bangladesh: Mosques, other religious centres asked to spread COVID-19 messages:The government of Bangladesh has instructed the mosques and other places of worship to disseminate messages about Coronavirus prevention to spread awareness about the infection.
Bangladesh arrests six for human trafficking, killings in Libya:Police in Bangladesh arrested six more people on charges of human smuggling and killing of 26 Bangladeshi migrant workers in Libya on May 28.
Chinese mainland reports no new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases:No new domestically transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported on the mainland on Sunday, said Chinese health authority on Monday.
Global COVID-19 death toll crosses 4 lakh with 70 lakh infections:The global death toll from the novel coronavirus has surpassed 4 lakh with some 70 lakh infections. Johns Hopkins University said 4 lakh 135 people have succumbed to COVID-19.
Clashes at London black lives matter protest:Clashes broke out at the tail end of what were peaceful Anti-racism protests in Britain on Sunday as a small number of protesters tussled with police.
Centre takes various initiatives for creation of infrastructure in country:The Centre has taken a number of initiatives for creation of infrastructure in the country
4,42,000 tonnes of foodgrains given to States, UTs under Atma Nirbhar Bharat package so far:Government has said that States and Union Territories have lifted 4,42,000 tonnes of food grains under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Package
La Liga to use ‘virtual’ stands and audio for broadcasts:La Liga will use virtual images of stands in television broadcasts with added ‘fan audio’, produced by the makers of the FIFA video game, when it returns to action on Thursday (June 11).
IIT, Hyderabad researchers develops low cost, AI-based test kit for COVID-19:Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad have developed a low cost and Artificial Intelligence-based test kit for COVID-19. These kits can give results in about 20 minutes.
A robot walks into a bar, helps make a cocktail:One robot makes cocktails from 25 bottles hanging upside-down from the ceiling, another carves perfect ice balls in the fraction of the time it takes a human with a knife and an ice pick.
Rooftop movie entertains violent Venezuelan barrio during quarantine:The sprawling working-class area of Petare on the east side of Venezuela’s capital of Caracas has made headlines recently for brutal gang battles that raged for days despite a nationwide quarantine to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
After lockdown, Australians seek to learn survival skills in the bush:Learning Australian bush survival skills is becoming popular as city folk turn to nature with the easing of the coronavirus lockdown, organisers of a course outside Sydney said.
For Colombia’s quarantined poor, lunch is served – by trendy restaurants: In the bustling kitchen of one of Bogota’s trendiest restaurants, a team of chefs that usually caters to the Colombian capital’s well-heeled citizens is preparing meals for a community of people cut off from work and housing during the Andean country’s coronavirus quarantine.
Anam Khan: It was my dream to be famous and work in the industry:Model and Actress Anam Khan who was seen in a much hyped Video with Big Boss fame Swami Om will be seen in a Haryanvi music video.
Today is World Ocean Day:The day celebrates the role of the oceans in our everyday life and inspires action to protect the ocean and sustainably use marine resources.