Sunday, 26 June, 2022

Topic: ANI

Delhi Police arrest 27-year-old for molesting PhD student on JNU campus

According to the police, the incident occurred around 11.45 pm on 17 January. The drunk man stopped the girl at a secluded place on campus during her jog and allegedly molested her.

Beijing-based journalist ‘disappears’ after WeChat post on illegally built villas in Chengdu

On 17 January, Song Yangbiao said that most illegally built villas in Chengdu are commercial houses constructed by the owners of private enterprises on arable land.

Netaji’s statue will inspire future generations as he refused to bow before British: PM Modi

Unveiling a grand hologram statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate Sunday, Prime Minister Modi said the hologram statue will soon be replaced by a granite statue.

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Indian teen finds fame as NASA panelist, but social media fact check claims ANI report is fake

ANI report says Diksha Shinde was selected by NASA as a panelist for its MSI Fellowships Virtual Panel, but people point out discrepancies on Twitter. ANI stands by report.

308 Twitter handles made in Pakistan to cause panic in farmers’ R-Day rally, say Delhi Police

Farmers are marching towards Delhi to take part in the scheduled rally. Tractors from Punjab, Haryana & Rajasthan have reached Tikri border as farmers sit in for protest for 2 months.

India reports 18,177 Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, deaths at 217

The total number of active Covid cases in India now stands at 2,47,220. So far, 99,27,310 recoveries have been reported, according to health ministry data.

Prasar Bharati cancels DD, AIR subscription with PTI, UNI, says no formal contract since 2006  

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Prasar Bharati board Thursday chaired by CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati. 

Twitter turns nasty spitter as #ThooSmitaPrakashThoo becomes a top trend

A misquote by ANI's Twitter handle on Tuesday has snowballed into a trending hashtag that names the news agency's Editor-in-Chief Smita Prakash.

AAP West Delhi candidate Balbir Jakhar refutes ‘cash-for-ticket’ allegations by son

Balbir Jakhar's son Uday accused him of giving AAP leaders Arvind Kejriwal and Gopal Rai Rs 6 crore in exchange for a ticket.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.


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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.