10-06-2021 News Head lines- Thursday

10-06-2021 News Head lines- Thursday

 -by Annadatha V Murali Manohar

**Today is first Solar Eclipse for the year 2021.

Mathematics may not teach us how to add happiness or how to subtract sadness... but it does teach one important thing... Every problem has a solution


The Solar Eclipse on June 10 is the first solar eclipse for year 2021, and will start (partial) at 11:42 AM Indian Standard Time (IST). The annular eclipse will start from 3:30 PM (IST) and will continue till 4:52 PM. The last phase of the eclipse will end at around 6 PM. Will be seen in Arunachal Pradesh, Ladakh and a few other states in the east, for a short duration, from 5:52 pm right before the sunset, a maximum of 3-4 mts

Those travelling abroad can get 2nd Covid vaccination sooner if they meet these criteria

Govt in talks with private sector to set up hospitals

Ensure uninterrupted education, financial aid to children who lost parents during pandemic: SC to states

India emerging a ‘Vishvaguru’, says Ramesh Pokhriyal after 3 Indian institutes figure in top 200 QS World University Rankings

British woman Georgia Laurie (28) punched a crocodile in its face to save her twin sister Melissa Laurie while swimming in the Manialtepec Lagoon in Mexico

Amid fresh J&K bifurcation rumour, Gupkar alliance meets after 6 months

Game-changer? Delhi Sir Ganga Ram hospital uses antibody therapy (REGCov2) to successfully treat Covid-19 patients; REGCov2 is developed by Regeneron which is conducting the phase-3 Covid-19 prevention trials

Making every effort to comply with New Guidelines': Twitter to appoint compliance officer within a week

Monsoon arrives in Mumbai, local train services hit after heavy rains; NDRF to deploy 15 teams in Coastal Districts as IMD issues Red Alert for today & Yellow Alert next 4 days

9 dead as Residential Building collapses on another in Mumbai; many are still feared trapped under the debris and evacuation operations are underway; Death toll in Malad building collapse rises to 11

Delhi GB Pant Hospital Nursing Superintendent apologizes to Staff over controversial 'No Malayalam' circular

India's 'Forest Man' Jadav Payeng is on a new mission to make Mexico greener by replenishing its forests

Former UP Chief Secretary Anup Chandra Pandey takes charge as Election Commissioner

Assam becomes 2nd state in the country to have the highest number of National Parks after Madhya Pradesh

No sign of trapped Miners even after 10 days, Meghalaya CM says rescue Ops still on

Boost for BJP as Rahul pal, prominent Congress leader and former Union Minister Jitin Prasada dumps Congress and joins the saffron party, snapping three generations of family ties with the opposition party and ending his proximity to Rahul Gandhi

Two wanted gangsters killed in Joint Operation by Punjab, Bengal Police at Kolkata Residential Complex

Amid months-long Farmers Stir, Govt buys record 418.47 lakh Tons of Wheat at MSP for Rs 82,648 Cr

Didi borrowed from Article 1 of the Indian Constitution to propose a ‘union of states’ to take on BJP, from bulldozing state governments run by other parties

Man hospitalised after shopkeeper mistakenly sells him acid instead of mineral water in J&K's Kulgam

Foreign minister S Jaishankar’s surprise stopover in Doha to meet Qatari National Security Adviser Mohamed Bin Ahmed Al Mesned

Bangladeshis, Rohingyas involved in Bengal’s post-poll violence, says Suvendu Adhikari BJP leader

Financial & Business News

RBI deputy governor MK Jain gets 2-year extension

Making every effort to comply with new digital rules: Twitter to government

Centre announces new MSPs of kharif crops; hike favours nutri-cereals, oilseeds and pulses

Fuel demand hits 9-month low in May as Covid-19 stalls activity

Reliance Industries’ stake sales lead to 38% jump in PE investments in 2020: Report

Open to IPO for Flipkart but no specific timeline: Walmart

Quickening vaccination coverage critical for regaining growth momentum: Finance ministry report

Government approves allotment of 5 MHz spectrum in 700 MHz band to Indian Railways

Tech Mahindra plans acquisition in Europe, hire 250 people in Nordic region in 2 years

GAIL to bid for solar foray with 400 MW capacity

WTO members agree to talks on patent waiver for Covid drugs, vaccines

Cautious companies cut loans by Rs. 1.7 lakh crore amid Covid

Yes Bank fraud case: CBI books Avantha Reality, Gautam Thapar; raids at 20 places across India

Maharashtra Govt move making vehicle registration faceless to make vehicle-buying process seamless

India's Petronet to invest $2.6BN for local expansion over 5 years as investing in overseas projects is 'not lucrative' in the current liquefied natural gas (LNG) surplus market

Gold traders seek clarity on 20, 23, 24-carat inventory as hallmarking deadline nears

Indian Railways gets Rs 25,000-cr makeover, train travel to become faster, safer; approved allotment of 5 MHz Spectrum in 700 MHz frequency band to Indian Railways for public safety and security services at stations and in trains

Corona Updates

India reports 92,596 daily new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking the country's tally to 2,90,89,069. With 2,219 deaths, India's death toll from the virus stands at 3,53,528. Meanwhile, 2,75,04,126 people have recovered from the virus.

CoWin to block users logging 1k+ searches, 50 OTPs in 24 hours

Delta coronavirus variant believed to have 60% transmission advantage: UK epidemiologist

A new Covid variant detected in India can cause lung lesions

Covid-19: Gangrene, hearing loss show Delta may be more severe

Now correct personal details on CoWIN vaccine certificate online

Problems at biggest vaccine maker leave world short on Covid shots

Dr Reddy’s to partner with Rockwell Industries for cold storage of Sputnik V vaccine

Maha reports 10,989 new cases and 261 deaths; Jharkhand reported 302 new cases, 615 recoveries and 3 deaths; Chhattisgarh 14 deaths and 954 new cases; Haryana records 528 fresh cases, 940 recoveries and 40 deaths; Tamil Nadu records 17,321 new cases, 405 deaths and 31,253 discharges; Punjab records 1407 new cases, 66 deaths and 2521 discharges; Assam reported 3,751 new cases, 4,355 discharges and 55 deaths; Gujarat records 644 new cases, 1675 discharges and 10 deaths; Karnataka reported 10,959 new cases, 192 death, 20,246 discharges in the last 24 hours

Negligence killed mother': Patient's daughter says Agra Hosp switched off CCTVs ahead of 'Mock Drill'

'You're not entering enemy territory': Bombay High Court asks Union Govt to conduct 'Surgical Strike’ on Covid

India raises concerns over demand for re-vaccination of US-bound students as Covaxin not approved

From Export Ban to Factory Fire, problems at Serum Institute cause vaccine shortage in several countries

Madhya Pradesh: In the last one week, black fungus infection was found in the intestine and pancreas of two patients

Govt issues guidelines on Covid in children; suggests rational use of CT scan; Six-minute walk test; Remdesivir not recommended

Govt: 15 days Special Casual Leave for Government Employees whose parents/dependants get Covid-19

WTO to intensify talks on India, South Africa's proposal for easing Global Access to Covid-19 vaccines

Covaxin provides protection against Beta (S Africa), Delta (India) variants of Covid-19, claims early study

Reliance Jio to help you find vaccine availability info on WhatsApp number 7000770007, responds by just typing “Hi”

Bharat Biotech to conduct Covaxin phase-4 trials to check real-world effectiveness

World: 175,150,869 Recovery 158,951,176 (90.75%) Active 12,423,653 (7.09%)

India: 29,182,072; Recovery 27,638,902 (94.71%) Active 1,183,475 (4.06%)

State News

Monsoon 2021: Mumbai receives heavy rain; red alert issued; Monsoon to cover Telangana today, Hyderabad to get evening showers

Class 12 board exam cancelled in Telangana in view of Covid-19

Midnight Mayhem: 31 heavily drunk men unleash terror on coastal highway, in Gujarat

Nani shoots something special for the frontline workers; shares a glimpse

Rana Daggubati comes to the rescue of 400 tribal families during the Covid-19 pandemic

Miss Asia Pacific International 1970 and veteran Bollywood actress Zeenat Aman recreates ‘Do Lafzon Ki’ on a reality show

Madhur Bhandarkar on visiting Dilip Kumar in Hinduja Hospital (Khar): I pray he returns home fine, soon

Post-Covid effect: Writing a will gains popularity among younger adults

Mumbai all set to get ‘tree-top walkway’ at Malabar Hills

Jharkhand extends lockdown-like restrictions till June 16 with some relaxations

Telangana further relaxes restrictions, permits more activities

Telangana Congress: When will BJP govt send KCR to jail

Convene meeting with party seniors to review reasons for party losing elections continuously: V Hanumanth Rao, Former MP to AICC in charge of Telangana Manickam Tagore

Telangana: Sangameshwara Lift Irrigation survey in Sangareddy, Zaheerabad and Andhole, from June 12

Telangana: Chorus for new TPCC chief gets louder

Noida metro resumes, Gujarat extends night curfew

83-year-old Asiatic elephant, 21-year-old leopard die at Hyderabad Zoo

The Tribal Reservation Porata Samithi (TRPS) has urged Telangana Governor to visit Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Medical Science (RIMS) in Adilabad to help tribals get better treatment: TRPS founder-president and former MLC Ramulu Naik

Publish white paper on vacancies and posts filled up in govt hospitals: Congress MLC T Jeevan Reddy

Kuwait News

Major vaccination drive in offing; ‘AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine is declared safe - 70,000 to get daily jabs: MoH

Stranded expat teachers suffering abuse; Chairman of the Teaching Staff Association at Kuwait University Dr Ibrahim Al- Hamoud disclosed that the expatriate teachers stranded abroad are suffering from ‘severe job-related abuse’ considering they were in their countries when the corona crisis started and have been considered absent as they failed to return to the country due to unforeseen circumstances brought about by the crisis

* The Ministry of Education has started taking action about the situation of 1,900 teachers who are stranded abroad*

Slow pace of work at Ministry of Foreign Affairs a ticking time bomb

Around 7,000 expats deported in 5 months for drugs, other crimes

Private School students who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 , can take free ‘PCR Test’ at Jaber Hospital

National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim has started his two-day visit to Geneva where he is scheduled to meet with International Parliamentary Union (IPU) Chairman Duarte Pacheco. As the representative of Arab parliaments, Al- Ghanim will discuss the recent Israeli attacks on Palestinians in Jerusalem and other parts of Palestine.

The resumption of the Kuwait-London-Kuwait flights from Sunday, which the Cabinet has approved during its meeting, will benefit the students and sick people who are waiting for overseas treatment; May allow Gulf nationals to enter Kuwait

With the increase in the pace of the vaccination of students who are studying abroad in order to facilitate their travel procedures to attend exams, Treasurer of the National Union of Kuwaiti Students (NUKS) – Egypt branch Dr. Nasser Al-Otaibi announced that more than 1,400 students from various countries were vaccinated through the Mosafer Clinic at the Islamic Medicine Center in Sabah Health Zone

At least 1,391 people have been infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) over the past 24 hours, taking overall infections to 321,648, Spokesman for the Ministry of Health Dr. Abdullah Al-Sanad said Wednesday. The number of those recovered from the virus pandemic in the same period hit 1,279, increasing total recoveries to 304,916, he told KUNA. The death toll from the disease rose to 1,806 after registering 5 mortalities in the corresponding period

Up to 200 KD fine per worker who violates summer work ban outside

Inspection team record 4 health violations in commercial complex

Minister Dr. S Jaishankar to reach Kuwait today for 3-day visit

Indian Ambassador Sri Sibi George, discussed diaspora matter with Kuwait minister H. E. Dr. Mohammad Abdullateef AlFares

India has appreciated continuous relief support from Kuwait, says Kuwait Ambassador to India Jassem Al-Najem

International News

#MeToo protest hit by violence in Papua New Guinea

Building collapse in South Korea kills 9, injuries 8

Iran: Powerful Shiite Muslim nation with regional reach

Banned Pakistan journalist Hamid Mir, the popular host of political talk show ‘Capital Talk’ of Geo News channel, apologises for making remarks against army

Russia expected to outlaw opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s groups

Biden to assure allies, meet Putin during 1st overseas trip

Cicadas (the insects that emerge above ground once every 17 years) overrun White House press plane ahead of President Biden's first overseas trip

Southern Ocean recognised as world's fifth ocean by Nat Geo cartographers that so far recognised the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Arctic oceans

Two charged for racial social media post against Indian-origin UK minister Priti Patel

The US Senate passed a sweeping industrial policy bill on Tuesday aimed at countering the surging economic threat from rival China by pumping more than $170 billion into research and development

Albanian Parliament impeaches President Ilir Meta, for vote comments

‘Watch out!’: Swarm of cicadas delays Biden’s press plane

Joe Biden, his advisor warn against Delta variant – A highly infection strain of Covid-19

Australian beauty queen, Reigning Miss World Australia Sarah Marschke, insured her leg for $1 million, after partnering up with celebrity agent Max Markson

Sports News

Delhi court denies special food, supplements to Olympic wrestler Sushil Kumar in prison

Athletes will be subject to GPS monitoring, says Tokyo 2020 CEO Muto

Remainder of IPL 2021 to be played between Sept 15 to Oct 15: Rajeev Shukla

IOA in search of new kit sponsor, but Rijiju says Indian athletes will go unbranded in Tokyo Olympics, only India will be written on athletes’ kits

‘Not good enough’ James Anderson eyes another England record

Wrestler Ravi Dahiya settles for silver at Poland Open

‘Sun brings out smiles’: Virat Kohli after resuming training in Southampton

WTC Final: New Zealand are a good side, India can’t take them lightly, says Gundappa Viswanath

The racism social media storm has hit English Cricket & is threatening to spiral out of control; Now, Jos Buttler and Eoin Morgan face heat for tweets ‘mocking’ Indians

Tokyo Paralympics: Aruna Tanwar set to be India's first-ever Taekwondo entry

French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Diego Schwartzman to reach 14th Semi-Finals; Iga Swiatek, Defending Women's Singles Champion, crashes out after Quarter Final defeat

Today’s word - Tallage - Feudal tax of a lord on tenants; any tax or toll

Values are more important than Valuables

Have a blessed Thursday. When you have a million dollar vision, don't surround yourself with one cent mind. Stay hopeful. You never know what this day may bring.