Top 10 headlines of the day: June 26, 2020

Top 10 headlines of the day: June 26, 2020

India extends its international flight ban, Patanjali seeks to pat down the ‘coronil’ controversy and more in today’s news wrap.

Ban on international flights extended till July15

The civil aviation ministry also stated that a few scheduled international flights will be exempted for certain routes on case to case basis. Read More

With focus on schools and metros, Centre readies for ‘Unlock 2.0’

Focusing on international air travel, educational institutions and metro services, the government has begun consultation process for ‘Unlock 2.0’ and guidelines are expected next week. Read More

No question of fresh lockdown in Karnataka: BS Yediyurappa

His remarks come a day after Revenue Minister R Ashoka said Bengaluru is still 'safe' compared to the COVID-19 situation in other cities and states. Read More

PM relief fund 'diverted' money to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation during UPA: BJP

Taking to Twitter, the BJP chief shared details of 'Partner Organisation and Donors Year 2005-2006' and 'Partner Organisation and Donors Year 2007-2008', which shows that PMNRF donated funds to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation (RGF). Read More

PM Modi launches Atma Nirbhar UP Rozgar Abhiyan to provide jobs to 1.25 crore workers

This campaign is expected to cover 31 districts of Uttar Pradesh. According to reports, there are more than 30 lakh migrant labourers in these districts who returned home following the lockdown in the country. Read More

Patanjali says ‘no illegal claims were made’ about ‘COVID-19 drug

Patanjali Ayurved CEO Acharya Balkrishna also reportedly insisted that all procedures were followed while manufacturing the medicine. Read More

Boycott call: 7 things to do to be self-reliant & hurt China

The flare-up at the India-China border that led to soldiers, from both sides, being killed and the continuing grandstanding by the two Asian nuclear giants has led to a clarion call in India to boycott Chinese products. Read More

QUIZ: The dangerous world of drugs and drug abuse

On International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, which is observed on June 26 every year, here is a quiz that you would be proud to fail. Click To Participate

China wants to undo all the world’s progress, says US; do you agree?

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the Chinese threat to India and Southeast Asian nations is one of the reasons America is reducing its troop presence in Europe and deploying them to other places. Tell Us

Thunderstorms kill 92 in Bihar, 24 in UP; PM offers condolences

At least 92 people were killed by lightning in various districts of Bihar as heavy rain and thunderstorms lashed several areas of north India, the State Disaster Department said on Friday. Read More


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