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Russia, Ukraine trade blame for shelling in flood-hit Kherson

Published on Jun 09, 2023 02:31 AM IST

Russia-Ukraine war: The destruction of a major Russian-held dam on the river on Tuesday left 600 square kilometres of the region under water.

Rescuers ride an all-terrain vehicle during an evacuation from a flooded area in Kherson. (AFP)

Alarming findings: Instagram's disturbing role in promoting pedophiles

Meta's Instagram faces scrutiny as a report exposes its role as a platform for pedophiles, aiding the spread of illegal content.

FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Instagram logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 09, 2023 02:30 AM IST

US Senate panel approves to strip China of 'developing nation' status

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved the "Ending China's Developing Nation Status Act" without dissent.

A similar measure passed the House of Representatives in March by 415-0.(Representative image)
Published on Jun 09, 2023 02:28 AM IST
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Mumbai NIA court: 2 sent to 5-yr jail for conspiring to revive Khalistan movement

Harpal Singh, alias Raju, and Gurjeet Singh Nijjar were convicted under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, besides relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Maharashtra Police Act. During the trial, both pleaded guilty before special judge for National Investigation Agency (NIA) AM Patil and requested that they be given a minimum sentence as they were sole earning members of their families.

A special NIA court on Wednesday sentenced two men to five years’ imprisonment after they pleaded guilty to the charge of trying to revive the Khalistan movement. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 02:13 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Mumbai

Eye on 2024 LS polls: Shah, Nadda to hold rallies in Hoshiarpur & Gurdaspur this month

The rallies, as part of BJP’s mega outreach programme on the completion of nine-years of the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre, will be held in the two Lok Sabh segments of Gurdaspur and Hoshiarpur presently being represented by the BJP MPs.

Union home minister Amit Shah will address the gathering in Gurdaspur on June 18. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 02:10 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supplementary chargesheet against Jagdish Tytler listed for hearing on June 30

The CBI filed the chargesheet on May 20 in Rouse Avenue Court. The case is connected with the killing of three Sikhs in the Pul Bangash area on November 1, 1984. Additional chief metropolitan magistrate Vidhi Anand Gupta took up the matter after receiving the case file.

A special MP-MLA court on Thursday listed the matter related to the supplementary chargesheet against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler for a hearing on June 30. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 01:58 AM IST
ByAsian News International, New Delhi

Money laundering: ED attaches assets worth 1.32 cr of former Punjab cop Inderjit

The agency said a provisional order has been issued under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act for attaching a house in Chheharta in Amritsar district and a fixed deposit of ₹32.42 lakh in the investigation against former inspector Inderjit Singh.

Assets worth more than <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1.32 crore of a former Punjab Police inspector have been attached under the anti-money laundering law for alleged corruption while probing a case against a drug smuggler, the ED said on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 01:55 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi

Guru Arjan’s martyrdom: 170 Indian Sikh pilgrims reach Pak

Evacuate Trust Property Board (ETPB) additional secretary shrines Rana Shahid Saleem and Pakistan Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee president Amir Singh greeted the pilgrims at the Wagah border.

Indian Sikh pilgrims arrive in Pakistan through the Wagah border post to attend ‘Jor Mela’. (AFP)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 01:53 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Lahore

Jaishankar floats idea of multiple entry visa after meeting Afghan Sikh refugees

Jaishankar was accompanied by Delhi BJP leaders, including state president Virendra Sachdeva in his visit to Guru Arjan Dev Gurdwara in Mahavir Nagar where he met the refugees. The minister also promised to look into the concerns of the Sikh refugees regarding their citizenship status, passport and schooling for their children.

Union minister for external affairs S Jaishankar meets with Afghan Sikh refugees at a gurdwara in New Delhi on Thursday. (HT File)
Updated on Jun 09, 2023 01:48 AM IST
ByPress Trust of India, New Delhi

US dismisses claims on China spy station in Cuba

The agreement between the two US rivals, both ruled by communist governments, has caused alarm in President Joe Biden's administration.

A view of the U.S. Embassy beside the Anti-Imperialist stage in Havana, Cuba, May 24, 2023. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 09, 2023 01:41 AM IST
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