Manipur: Imphal East’s Itham stalemate ends
After a confrontation between a mob led by women and security forces blockaded the village of Itham in Imphal East, where dozens of members of the KYKL militant group were hiding, the Army made the ‘nine decision’. sure’ did not risk civilian lives and left with officials saying they had seized weapons and ammunition.
Assam: Flood situation remains grim
- The flood situation in Assam’s Nabari is still bad as the water level rises after the incessant rainfall
- Nearly 4.8 thousand people in 19 districts were affected by floods
Haryana: Severe flooding in some areas of Gurugram after incessant rain
The Southwest Monsoon has advanced further into several other areas of the Central Arabian Sea, Maharashtra, Eastern Madhya Pradesh, UP, Haryana, J&K, Ladakh, and the rest of Karnataka, Telangana and Chhattisgarh, and most all areas of Uttarakhand & Himachal Pradesh as of today, June 24: IMD
Heatwave: All schools in Patna closed until June 28
The Patna County Judge on Saturday extended the closure of all school activities through Grade 12 in the county through June 28 due to the ongoing heatwave. Prior to that, the order was in effect until June 24. “In continuation of the video memo of command number-8534/1. June 16, 2023, I have noticed that due to the prevailing high temperatures accompanied by degrees High humidity puts the health and lives of children at risk. I, Dr. Chandra Shekhar Singh, District Judge, Patna under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, therefore, hereby strictly prohibits academic activities of all Private and Government schools (Including Preschool and Anganwari Center) of Patna County through Grade 12 until June 28. The order as mentioned above will effective June 26, 2023 and will remain in effect until June 28,” the District Judge said in an official announcement.
Heavy rain, thunderstorms hit parts of Delhi-NCR, offering respite from heat
Heavy rain accompanied by thunder and lightning pounded parts of the national capital on Sunday, providing a respite from the scorching heat. NCR (National Capital Region) like Nodia, Gurugram, Faridabad and Ghaziabad also saw heavy rainfall. The Regional Weather Forecast Center (RWFC) predicts light to moderate rainfall over and around the whole of Delhi and the NCR.
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issues Orange warnings for Raigad and Ratnagiri and Yellow warnings for Palghar, Mumbai, Thane and Sindhudurg..
Haryana: Flooding in some areas of Gurugram after rain fell on the city.
Two freight trains collided at Onda station in Bankura. Railway service on Kharagpur–Bankura–Adra line has been suspended
One person has died and about 30-35 others are being treated after a toxic gas leak at a dairy factory in Bihar
One worker has died and about 30-35 others are being treated at Hajipur Sadar Hospital after toxic gas leaked from an ammonium cylinder at Raj Fresh Dairy in Vaishali district. Dr Shyam Nandan Prasad, Civil Surgeon, Sadar Hospital in an interview with ANI said that the hospitalized patients are currently stable.
4.5 magnitude earthquake shakes Kazakhstan
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported that a magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck eastern Kazakhstan on Sunday. The depth of the earthquake was reported to be 17.4 km. According to the USGS, the quake struck at 02:21:24 (UTC+05:30) and its epicenter was 47.011°N and 80.188°E respectively. Details await. There have been no reports of material damage or casualties.
Afghanistan: Priest calls on Taliban to reopen schools for girls above 6th grade
TOLOnews reported, some religious leaders in the Parwan province of Afghanistan have called for the Taliban regime to reopen schools for girls above 6th grade. During a ceremony to open a religious school, religious leaders This religion emphasized the importance of both modern religious and scientific education. “We ask the government of the United Arab Emirates to allow girls to be educated according to Sharia law,” TOLOnews quoted Nasrullah Urfan, a religious cleric, as saying.
Australian PM visits China at ‘opportune time’
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on Sunday said he would set a date for a visit to China at “the appropriate time” as he stressed the importance of bilateral trade and expressed concern about an Australian journalist being detained in China. Beijing. Discussions are underway about the Albanese visit to China as Australia’s centre-left Labor government pushes for an end to China’s unofficial bans and tariffs on certain products Australia in 2020 during a time of low diplomatic relations.
Manipur: 12 fighters released after mob blocked security forces
Security forces in Manipur’s Imphal East district arrested dozens of fighters of the Kanglei Yawol Kanna Lup (KYKL) outfit on Saturday, but had to hand them all over to local leaders after a mob led by an assistant The female leader surrounded the force and stopped them. from going ahead, an official said. According to a defense spokesman, after midnight on Saturday, the Assam Army and Rifles, based on specific intelligence, conducted an operation in the village of Itham in Imphal East district and the area has been sealed off. before the actual search began to avoid inconvenience to local residents.
Russia drops charges against leader Wagner Prigozhin after his forces stop marching to Moscow
After the commander of the mercenary force Wagner Yevgeny Prigozhin decided to halt its march to Moscow under an agreement brokered by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, a Kremlin spokesman said on Saturday the allegations. against leader Wagner, who led the armed mutiny against the military leadership of the country, will be cancelled. The New York Times reported. Kremlin spokesman Dmitri S Peskov said Prigozhin will travel to Belarus and that rebel fighters with him will not be prosecuted before the law because they “serve on the front lines”.
Separate heavy rains over East Central and parts of North West India over next 5 days: IMD
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Saturday there is a chance of individual heavy to very heavy rains in the East Central and parts of North West India, including the national capital, over the next five days. . “Rapidly widespread light/moderate to widespread rain with isolated thunderstorms and lightning very likely over the western Himalayas during June 24-28 and over the northwestern plains India (except western Rajasthan) June 25-28. Individual heavy to Very heavy rainfall with extreme rainfall very likely in Uttarakhand on June 25. Heavy/very heavy rainfall Individual rainfall is most likely to occur in Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh during June 24-28. Individual heavy rainfall in Western Uttar Pradesh over June 24-26, the IMD said in a statement.
Director Wagner leaves Russia in agreement to reduce crisis
The leader of the rebel Wagner mercenary force will leave Russia and will not face charges after halting its advance on Saturday, Moscow said, easing Russia’s most serious security crisis in years. decade. The feud between Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin and the Russian army reached a climax yesterday, when his forces captured a key military headquarters in southern Russia and then moved north. to threaten the capital. Within hours of Prigozhin’s turn, the Kremlin announced he was going to Belarus and that Russia would not prosecute him or his team members.