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Summer Solstice 2021, longest day of year, coincides with International Yoga Day | Latest News India

On June 21, 2021, the Northern hemisphere will experience its longest day of the year, known as summer solstice, or the first day of summer. The day also brings in the shortest night. The word “solstice” originated from Latin word “sol” which means sun and “sistere” which means stationary or stand still. The summer solstice occurs between June 20 and ...

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National Reading Day 2021: Silver jubilee year of P N Panicker movement to promote reading | Latest News India

India celebrates June 19 as the National Reading Day in honour of P N Panicker, the father of the Library and Literacy Movement in Kerala. This year marks the silver jubilee year or the 25th edition of the celebrations. The P N Panicker Foundation and P N Panicker Vigyan Vikas Kendra have been observing the national reading day, reading week ...

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Indians’ funds in Swiss banks rise to over ₹20,000 crore, customer deposits down for second year | Latest News India

Funds parked by Indian individuals and firms in Swiss banks, including through India-based branches and other financial institutions, jumped to 2.55 billion Swiss francs (over ₹20,700 crore) in 2020 on a sharp surge in holdings via securities and similar instruments, though customer deposits fell, annual data from Switzerland’s central bank showed on Thursday. The increase in aggregate funds of Indian ...

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Have decided this year will be the last season of my tennis career: Kiki Bertens

Former World No. 4 Kiki Bertens has announced that she will retire from professional tennis at the end of the 2021 season. “I want to share with all of you that I have decided this year will be the last season of my tennis career,” Bertens said on Instagram. “I have always demanded the maximum of myself, but the tank ...

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Jammu and Kashmir’s Back to Village scheme to fund 50,000 youths this year: L-G | Latest News India

Jammu and Kashmir’s lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha has set a target to turn 50,000 youngsters in the union territory into entrepreneurs this year by providing them financial assistance under the Back to Village program. The administration claims to have loaned ₹340 crores to as many as 19,600 youth from across the UT under the first two phases of the programme ...

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Waited for one year but no clarity yet on Galwan clashes: Sonia | Latest News India

New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the Narendra Modi government for not providing any clarity about the Galwan Valley clash between Indian and Chinese troops that took place on June 15 last year, leaving 20 Indian soldiers and an undisclosed number of Chinese troops dead. The Congress president said that her party has repeatedly sought information about ...

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News updates from HT: Sonia Gandhi says no clarity on Galwan attack even after a year and all the latest news | Latest News India

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times. Sonia Gandhi on Galwan clash: Patiently waited for a year but no clarity Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the government over a lack of clarity on the killing of 20 Indian soldiers in a clash with Chinese ...

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Sonia Gandhi on Galwan clash: Patiently waited for a year but no clarity | Latest News India

She urged the government to take the nation into confidence and ensure their performance is worthy of the commitment of the soldiers standing bravely and resolutely at the borders By Malavika PM UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2021 04:15 PM IST Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday attacked the government over a lack of clarity on the killing of 20 Indian ...

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PLA de-escalation at Gogra area stuck an year after bloody Galwan skirmish | Latest News India

The entire disengagement and de-escalation process is in a limbo with the PLA dragging its feet on the resolution of Gogra Hot Springs area. By Shishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2021 12:44 PM IST One year after Lt Colonel B Santosh Babu and 19 other braves of Indian Army lost their lives in brutal fisticuffs ...

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Trust deficit remains a year after Galwan clash | Latest News India

A trust deficit persists between the Indian and Chinese armies a year after their soldiers were involved in a brutal clash along the contested Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the remote Galwan Valley, and the lack of confidence in each other has hampered the disengagement of rival troops from friction points in eastern Ladakh, people familiar with the border ...

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