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Cyclone Nisarga likely to make landfall in Maharashtra today, evacuation underway

Mumbai (Maharashtra) , June 3 (ANI): With an expected increase in wind conditions up to 120 kilometres, cyclone Nisarga is likely to make landfall on the north coast of Maharashtra later today, as per the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday. "Wind conditions will further increase up to 100-110 gusting to 120 kmph as conditions are favourable for intensification. The higher sea surface temperature and low vertical wind shear favoured the intensification of severe cyclonic circulation," said IMD in a series of…

2 coronavirus cases in Himachal’s Kinnaur

Kinnaur (Himachal Pradesh) , June 3 (ANI): Two people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Kinnaur district of the state, according to Chief Medical Officer Sonam Negi.With the addition of new cases, the state's COVID-19 count has climbed to 247 including 202 active cases. (ANI)

Statement of victim recorded before court in rape case against Shantikunj Haridwar chief Pranav Pandya

Haridwar (Uttarakhand) , June 3 (ANI): Statement of the girl, who was allegedly raped by Shantikunj Haridwar chief Pranav Pandya, was recorded in a Haridwar court on Tuesday.AP Singh, the senior advocate representing the victim, alleged lapses in investigation and said that sections of the POCSO Act will be added in case against Pandya. "Statements of the victim were recorded against rape accused Pranav Pandya. When a 14-year-old girl came to him for study, she was raped by him. She was also threatened to not reveal anything…

J-K: Encounter underway between security forces and terrorists in Pulwama

Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir) , June 3 (ANI): An encounter has started between security forces and terrorists in the Kangan area of Pulwama district on Wednesday morning. Mobile internet in the area has been snapped. Further details are awaited.Earlier on Tuesday, two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorists were killed in an operation in Tral. Two pistols and a large amount of ammunition were recovered from them. (ANI)

Party will work together under leadership of new Delhi BJP chief: Manoj Tiwari

New Delhi , June 3 (ANI): Former Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday said that the party will work together under the leadership of new state unit chief Adesh Kumar Gupta and make sure the national capital continues to move forward on the path of development."Adesh Gupta ji is my dear brother. We will all work together with more power for the development of Delhi. I have fought a total of four elections and have learned a lot during this tenure. I am thankful for the people of Delhi who voted…

Coronavirus politics: More Democrats than Republicans prefer to get vaccinated

Washington D.C. , June 3 (ANI): A nation-wide survey in the United States has revealed that a more Democrats than Republicans would prefer to get themselves vaccinated to protect against the novel coronavirus if immunizations were free and available to everyone.More than 8 in 10 Democrats said they would definitely or probably get vaccinated, compared with slightly fewer than 6 in 10 Republicans, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll. Independents fall in between.The poll also showed that Americans' eagerness to get…

Amitabh Bachchan shares his wedding story to mark anniversary with Jaya Bachchan

New Delhi , June 3 (ANI): Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan shared his interesting wedding story with fans as he celebrated his 47th wedding anniversary with wife-actor Jaya Bachchan on Wednesday.The 'Sholay' actor took to Instagram to post multiple wedding pictures with Jaya Bachchan and penned a caption, revealing some secrets that led to their marriage.The 77-year-old star began narrating the marriage story in the captions by noting his 1973 released film 'Zanjeer', which had Jaya Bachchan as the female lead. "Had…

Cyclone Nisarga: Priyanka Chopra requests people to take precautions

New Delhi , June 3 (ANI): "This year feels relentless," actor Priyanka Chopra said urging Mumbai residents to take precautionary measures in view of Cyclone Nisarga.The cyclone storm is approaching the north coast of Maharashtra with a speed of 11 kilometres per hour, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday.Sharing Mumbai's famous Bandra-Worli Sea Link road picture on her Instagram story, the actor wrote: "Cyclone Nisarga is making its way to Mumbai, my beloved home city of more than 20 million…

‘Batwoman’ to create new character following Ruby Rose exit

Washington D.C. , June 3 (ANI): After the sudden exit of actor Ruby Rose as the protagonist from the 'Batwoman' series ahead of season two, the CW network has decided not to recast for her role of Kate Kane in the superhero drama, instead create a new character.According to Deadline, the next actor taking up the position in the American television series will be playing a new identity that essay 'Batwoman'.The reason of the Australian actor's exit from the show remains unclear.In 2019, Rose underwent emergency surgery after…

Travis Head’s contract with Sussex deferred until 2021

Sussex , June 3 (ANI): England's County Cricket Club Sussex on Tuesday announced that Australian player Travis Head's contract has been deferred until 2021 amid the ongoing uncertainty surrounding this year's domestic cricket season.Head, who has worked under Sussex head coach, Jason Gillespie at Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash, will be available for all formats upon his arrival next year.Gillespie said he is delighted that Head has committed to them for next year and is looking forward to seeing the player next season."We…