“Despite warning, 577 boats from Palghar district had ventured into the sea, of which 477 have returned to the base. Around 100 boats, with 1,000 khalasis (fisherfolk) are stranded in the sea and we are coordinating with the Coast Guard to ensure their safety,” said Shinde. He said that the authorities have been unable to establish contact with the stranded fishermen. “The wireless systems are not working and the Coast Guard are using satellite phones to contact the fishermen stranded at sea,” said Shinde. “We are also preparing for a possible threat of landslides, as due the first rains, the soil becomes lose,resulting in the landslides,” Shinde said.
June 01, 2020 19:31 UTC
While a ‘red alert’ has been issued for Mumbai and Thane districts for June 3, IMD said the conditions may change over the next 48 hours. Mumbai is likely to experience high speed winds as the cyclone makes landfall south of the city,” she said. IMD Mumbai on Monday issued a red alert (rainfall of more than 204.5mm) for Mumbai, Thane, and Raigad for June 3 (Wednesday). While a yellow alert (light to moderate rain) was issued for all four districts for Tuesday, an orange alert (be prepared — heavy rain warning) may be issued for Mumbai, Thane and Raigad for June 4 (Thursday). Meanwhile, even as Maharashtra braced for the impact of a cyclone within 48 hours, the IMD’s Doppler weather radar was dysfunctional throughout Monday morning.
June 01, 2020 19:29 UTC
Jasprit Bumrah won’t miss the hugs and high-fives as part of a wicket celebration, but he will certainly miss applying saliva on the ball and feels an alternative should be provided to maintain the red cherry. The new rule makes life tougher for the bowlers and Bumrah, like many former and current fast bowlers, feels there ought to be an alternative. The only thing that interests me is the saliva bit,” Bumrah said in a chat with Ian Bishop and Shaun Pollock on ICC’s video series ‘Inside Out’. Bumrah said not being able to use saliva makes the game more batsman-friendly. Bumrah said he is not sure how his body will hold up when he returns to action.
June 01, 2020 19:18 UTC
He was discharged 10 days later on May 28 without being tested again as per the new guidelines issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). Also, patients with moderate symptoms can be discharged after 10 days of onset of symptoms if the symptoms resolve within three days and they maintain saturation above 95% for the next four days. Two days after his death, on Sunday, the constable’s 20-year-old son and 19-year-old daughter, too, tested positive for the virus. Dr Neeta Varti, in-charge of the NSCI facility, said, “The constable was admitted with a cough and fever. We follow the policy of the government.”BMC commissioner Iqbal Chahal refused to comment on the issue.
June 01, 2020 19:07 UTC
These are banned across the country, including in Delhi, and will be taken up in the last phase of the unlock plan. The Delhi excise department also lifted the odd-even restriction on opening of liquor shops, allowing them to operate daily. “Liquor shops will now remain open from 9am to 8pm in Delhi,” an official said. While malls can be considered for the opening, it is unlikely that hotels will be allowed to restart in Delhi beyond June 8. Delhi had imposed the strictest version of the lockdown in the first few phases even though it did not receive any major or direct relief from the Centre.
June 01, 2020 18:56 UTC
The former Congress chief launched his YouTube channel some time ago but started promoting it only during the lockdown period. PM Modi’s YouTube channel has 6.45 million subscribers apart from 57.9 million followers on Twitter and 45 million on Facebook. Gandhi has 14.4 million followers on Twitter and 3.2 million on Facebook. “We are also exploring other platforms such as LinkedIn,” the Congress functionary said. Over 5.7 million party leaders and workers uploaded their messages on different social media platforms throughout the day,” the functionary added.
June 01, 2020 18:55 UTC
Deputy commissioner of police (special cell) Pramod Singh Kushwah said during the investigation, it emerged that Abid impersonated posed as the brother of a media person to establish contact with an individual working in Indian Railways. The real motive was to lure and trap the railway staff and then acquire information about movements of Army units and hardware via trains,” added Kushwah said. A case under the Official Secrets Act has been registered by the special cell. The driver was let off after the Indian law enforcement authorities questioned him and found that he was not involved in the espionage. “It was conveyed that the Indian action was in clear violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and the diplomatic norms,” Farooqui said in the statement.
June 01, 2020 18:53 UTC
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to take over the probe of the failed bombing soon, the officials added. Ismail Lambu is already wanted by the federal agency for last year’s attack. He took over the reins of Jaish in Kashmir this January after its Kari Mufti Yasir was killed by Indian forces. “We have information that Ismail Lambu planned to carry out similar car bombing in one of the camps or a convoy. Forensic experts have hinted that the unexploded bomb was made of RDX, ammonium nitrate and nitroglycerin -- the same combination as the 2019 Pulwama bomb.
The forecast added that there is a 41% probability of a “normal” monsoon, 25% probability of an “above normal” monsoon, and only 5% probability of deficient rains. Monsoon rains are critical for farmers in India, where nearly half the people directly or indirectly depend on agriculture for a living. El Nino years in India are linked to below-normal monsoon rains and higher-than-normal heat waves. All parameters for monsoon onset are now met,” said K Sathi Devi, head of the National Weather Forecasting Centre. More than 70% of the 14 rainfall monitoring stations used to declare the monsoon onset over Kerala have reported rainfall during last 48 hours.
Shah reportedly offered Thackeray the use of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams from neighbouring states. Maharashtra has 16 teams of which 10 are deployed in areas likely to be affected including three in Mumbai, two each in Palghar and Raigad and one in Thane. Each team comprises 45 jawans, and a 24x7 control room is also expected to function out of the Mantralaya building in Mumbai. More teams may be deployed on Tuesday, as the IMD revises its bulletin based on the progress of the weather system. Many of these areas are also part of wards which have some of the highest cases in the Mumbai city.
2 /4 मिथुनअगर आप भी मिथुन राशि के हैं तो आपको खुश हो जाना चाहिए। आपके लिए इस महीने जिंदगी की नई शुरुआत हो सकती है और यह समय आपके लिए बेहद लाभ देने वाला साबित हो सकता है। जून का यह महीना आपके जीवन में उम्मीद की नई किरण लाने वाला साबित होगा और आपको काफी सकारात्मकता प्राप्त होगी। इसलिए आपकी राशि वाले जो प्लानिंग कर रहे हैं, वो इस महीने सफल हो सकती है। वहीं हाल ही में आपकी राशि में शुक्र वक्री हुए हैं तो आपके पूर्व पार्टनर से आपका झगड़ा हो सकता है। इसलिए इस लिहाज से आपको थोड़ा सा सावधान रहने की भी जरूरत है।
June 01, 2020 18:47 UTC
Nevertheless, from Russia to France, Italy and Britain, countries have started to emerge from months-long lockdowns, cautiously adopting a post-pandemic version of normal. “Covid-19 spreading too fast to lift lockdown in England,” scientific advisor Jeremy Farrar said on Twitter. But health experts have continued to warn of the possibility of a second wave of infections if authorities and citizens let their guard down. The US now has more than 104,000 coronavirus deaths and over 1.7 million cases. Meanwhile, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, there was a reminder that while much of the world struggles with coronavirus, other infectious threats continue.
June 01, 2020 18:45 UTC
Former Anantapur MP J.C. Diwakar Reddy has alleged that the YSRCP government under the leadership of Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is resorting to autocratic rule in the State. Participating in a programme organised to mark the 24th death anniversary of former President Neelam Sanjiva Reddy on Monday, Mr. Diwakar Reddy said Mr. Jagan fears Prime Minister Narendra Modi and listens only to him. Accusing Mr. Jagan of misusing the massive mandate given by the people in the last general elections, the former MP said, “Mr. “The government should allow Mr. Ramesh Kumar to continue in the post,” he observed.
June 01, 2020 18:41 UTC
New Delhi on Sunday expelled two junior officials of the Pakistan high commission after they were detained during an operation by the Delhi Police and Military Intelligence while trying to obtain classified documents on security installations. Pakistan condemned India’s decision to declare the two officials persona non grata and to expel them, saying they were detained on “false and unsubstantiated charges”. A statement from Pakistan’s Foreign Office also contended that the two men were tortured and threatened to “accept false charges” despite identifying themselves as diplomatic staff. “They did not disclose their identity that they were high commission officials. When they were taken into custody and questioned, they confessed to indulging in espionage and also informed that they were high commission officials,” the person added.
June 01, 2020 18:39 UTC
indiaUpdated: Jun 02, 2020 06:39 ISTElections to fill 24 seats in the Rajya Sabha — 18 older vacancies and six new ones — will be held on June 19, the Election Commission (EC) announced on Monday. For the six new seats, the last date for nominations is June 9, and last date of withdrawal is June 12. The BJP is aiming to win both the seats from MP; it has named Jyotiraditya Scindia and Sumer Singh Solanki as candidates here. Though the Rajya Sabha secretariat had picked two sets of dates for the ceremony, several MPs have expressed their inability to travel. “All eyes will be on how the BJP manages to win three of the four seats in Gujarat.
June 01, 2020 18:38 UTC