TODAY NEWS ON 11 JUNE 2022
Rajya Sabha polls | BJP wins 8 seats in 4 States, Congress 5 with Rajasthan performance
Though these results hold wider political implications in each State, it will have little impact on the Rajya Sabha arithmetic where the BJP will continue to be far ahead of the Congress with 95 members.
Protests in several places over Prophet remarks
Protests broke out in some states on Friday including outside Delhi’s Jama Masjid over the controversial remarks against Prophet Mohammad by two now-suspended BJP leaders, Nupur Sharma and Naveen Jindal, with demonstrators in Jharkhand injuring a few policemen while authorities in Jammu imposed a curfew in few areas and parts of Kashmir observed a shutdown.
National Herald case | ED summons Sonia Gandhi on June 23
The agency had earlier sought Ms. Gandhi’s appearance on June 8. However, she was tested positive for COVID-19 on June 2. Her office had written to the ED seeking a fresh date.
In tense Kanpur, many friendships stay strong
Many people in Yateem Khana and Nai Sadak area of Kanpur said Hindus and Muslims live together in the area. The violence was only between a small section from the two communities.
Scientists condemn project to study ‘racial purity’ of Indian population
Over a 100 leading biologists, historians, anthropologists and intellectuals have written a joint letter to the Ministry of Culture protesting its purported plans to fund a project to study “genetic similarities and differences in the DNA (genetic) profiles of Indian population groups.”
Moosewala killing: Six shooters identified in ‘organised’, ‘brazen’ murder
The Delhi Police Special Cell on Friday said that they have identified six shooters in connection with the murder of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, adding that his death was an “organised” and “brazen” killing.
SC dismisses pleas seeking special stray round of counselling for NEET-PG
A Vacation Bench of Justices M.R. Shah and Aniruddha Bose said another round of counselling at this point of time would affect medical education and create confusion, which, in turn, would affect public health.
Army chief visits forward areas of LAC in Himachal, Uttarakhand
Army chief Gen. Manoj Pande is on a three day-visit to forward areas of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand to review the operational preparedness and infrastructure development in the central sector. This is his maiden visit to the sector since taking over as Army chief.
Russia delivers more efficient nuclear fuel for Kudankulam reactors
Rosatom State Corporation of Russia has supplied the first batches of more reliable and cost-efficient nuclear fuel over the existing one, the TVS-2M nuclear fuel, to India for the Units 1 & 2 of Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP), the company said in a statement on Friday.
Pervez Musharraf hospitalised in UAE, says family
Pakistan’s former military dictator General Pervez Musharraf is hospitalised in the UAE after his condition deteriorated as he is going through a “difficult stage where recovery is not possible”, his family said on Friday amidst speculation about his well-being. His family, however denied reports that he was on the ventillator.
Capitol riot panel blames Donald Trump for January 6 ‘attempted coup’
With a never-before-seen 12-minute video of extremist groups leading the deadly siege and startling testimony from Trump’s most inner circle, the 1/6 committee provided gripping detail in contending that Trump’s repeated lies about election fraud and his public effort to stop Joe Biden’s victory led to the attack and imperiled American democracy
U.S. inflation hit a new 40-year high last month of 8.6%
The costs of gas, food, and other necessities jumped in May, raising inflation to a new four-decade high and giving American households no respite from rising costs.
Industrial output rose to 8-month high of 7.1% in April
Industrial output rose to an eight-month high of 7.1% in April on the back of improved performance by the power and mining sectors, as per government data released on June 10.
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