Day: June 24, 2021

Today’s meeting on J&K is an important step in the ongoing efforts towards a developed and progressive J&K: PM

Our priority is to strengthen grassroots democracy in J&K: PM Delimitation has to happen at a quick pace so that J&K gets an elected Government: PM DELHI, JUNE 24: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has called today’s meeting with political leaders from Jammu and Kashmir an important […]

Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board organizes Pratham Pooja at Holy Cave on auspicious day of “Jyeshtha Purnima”

SRINAGAR, JUNE 24: Shri Nitishwar Kumar, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, performed Pratham Pooja on 24th June, 2021 on the auspicious occasion of ­­­Jyeshtha Purnima at Holy Cave, amidst chanting of Vedic Mantras to invoke the blessings of Shri Amarnathji. Hawan was also performed seeking blessings […]

Modi meets Kashmir leaders 1st time after altering region

SRINAGAR, India — India’s prime minister is holding a crucial meeting with pro-India politicians from disputed Kashmir on Thursday for the first time since New Delhi stripped the region’s semi-autonomy and jailed many of them in a crackdown. Experts say the meeting is meant to ward off mounting […]

Hong Kong’s last pro-democracy paper sells out final edition

HONG KONG — The final edition of Hong Kong’s last remaining pro-democracy paper sold out in hours Thursday, as readers scooped up all 1 million copies of the Apple Daily, whose closure was yet another sign of China’s tightening grip on the semi-autonomous city. Across the densely populated […]

India reports 54,069 new COVID-19 cases

BENGALURU – India reported on Thursday 54,069 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours, data from the health ministry showed.Reporting by Uday Sampath in Bengaluru; Editing by Himani Sarkar REUTERS JUNE 24, 2021 Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.

India’s Modi to hold first talks with Kashmir leaders since removal of autonomy

SRINAGAR, India, June 24 – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold face-to-face talks with top political leaders from Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, the first such meeting since his government revoked the region’s autonomy in 2019, detained thousands and imposed a lockdown. India said carving its only […]

EXCLUSIVE: Gas infrastructure across Europe leaking planet-warming methane

Summary Infrared footage shows methane emissions across Europe Smaller leaks and venting add up to a climate problem Upcoming EU rules to crack down on methane emissions BRUSSELS/LONDON, June 24 – The potent greenhouse gas methane is spewing out of natural gas infrastructure across the European Union because […]

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