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Rainfall favourable for breeding of locusts, but may slow march

“If there are good rains in Rajasthan, they will stay in the desert region and not move away, and if mature swarms come, they will breed here in the next 15 to 30 days depending on weather conditions,” said LWO deputy director K L Gurjar.

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Global factors lead to cooking gas price hike

Benchmark Brent crude, which had plunged from over $51.9 per barrel on March 2 to below $20 a barrel by April 21 due to slack demand and oversupply, is now hovering around $38 a barrel amid chances of prolonged supply cut by producers’ cartel and demand revival due to lifting of Covid-19 lockdowns in many countries, including India.

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‘Not the right time for any minister to speak about politics,’ says Aaditya Thackeray

The first and foremost principle we have to use as a government is to not fear the numbers, said Maharashtra’s tourism, environment and protocol minister Aaditya Thackeray.

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Monsoon arrives, normal rains likely, says IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast on Monday that the monsoon this year was likely to be “normal” at 102% of long period average (LPA) with a model error of (+/-) 4%

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Cyclone Nisarga: IMD issues red alert for Mumbai

On Monday, the depression lay 310 km southwest of Panjim in Goa, 570 km south-southwest of Mumbai in Maharashtra and 800 km south-southwest of Surat in Gujarat.

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Tripura records biggest single-day spike with 107 new Covid-19 cases, tally at 421

The new cases came in two phases with five in the first phase and 102 in the late evening update.

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Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar’s kin linked to foiled J&K plot

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is likely to take over the probe of the failed bombing soon, the officials added. Ismail Lambu is already wanted by the federal agency for last year’s attack.

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Manipur handloom authority urges textile ministry to stop production of traditional cloth in UP

Manipuri weavers and locals took exception to the mass production of what they claimed to be a product indigenous to their state and raised concerns about their loss of livelihood because it’s production has been undertaken at an industrial in UP, the country’s most populous state.

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Stand-off along LAC is for India, China to resolve: Australia envoy

In an online media briefing ahead of the June 4 virtual summit between Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, Australian high commissioner Barry O’Farrell said his country’s foreign policy is set by its national interests, including a desire for stability in the South China Sea.

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Unlock 1: Markets in Delhi to open fully from today

On Monday, the Delhi government announced Delhi-specific guidelines for the phased reopening of the city after the fourth phase of lockdown ended on May 31.

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Woman among four held for job racket in Delhi

According to Anyesh Roy, deputy commissioner of police in the cyber crime unit, the scam promised jobs under the “Ayushman Yojna” for a registration free of Rs 300 to Rs 500 per person.

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North Korea to open schools amid signs of relaxation of virus rules

By Hyonhee Shin SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea will open schools this month after delays over concern about the novel

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A quarter of US nursing homes report at least one coronavirus infection, first official tally shows

Nearly 26,000 nursing home residents have died from coronavirus, according to federal data released Monday.

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Hong Kong leader accuses US of 'double standards' over protests

Hong Kong's leader accused the United States on Tuesday of applying "double standards" in its response to violent protests as

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Trump threatens military mobilization against violent US protests

President Donald Trump vowed Monday to order a military crackdown on once-in-a-generation violent protests gripping the United States, saying he

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MMA's Angela Lee slams online bullying after TV star's death

MMA fighter Angela Lee urged social media users to "think twice before you speak" after the death of a young

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Angara hits restricted GCQ movement for seniors: ‘Common sense lang kailangan’

MANILA, Philippines - The use of common sense is a must in dealing with senior citizens' issues and concerns amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, said Senator Sonny Angara on Tuesday. “The guidelines for areas under GCQ are very clear. Senior citizens and persons below 21 years of age, while required to continue staying inside their homes, are allowed to go out to buy essential goods like food and medicine and to obtain essential services,” Angara said in a statement. Angara cited in particular senior citizens, who tried to collect their pensions but were barred from taking public

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Quezon province has 4 new COVID-19 patients

LUCENA CITY –– After three days of zero coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases, four new "positive" patients were reported by the Quezon public information office (QPIO) on Tuesday morning.Three new COVID-19 patients were in Lucena City and another one from Catanauan town, the first recorded case in the said locality, the QPIO revealed in its 8 a.m. bulletin.Quezon, now under general community quarantine, has 102 confirmed COVID-19 cases on its record, a spike from its last list of 98 on May 30.At least 73 of the recorded COVID-19 patients in the province have recovered but eight others had died.The province now has a total of 21 active virus carriers, all confined in a

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'90 Day Fiancé: What Now?': Loren gives birth to baby boy through emergency C-section

Loren had to undergo the procedure due to pre-eclampsia, a concerning health condition during pregnancy where the blood pressure of the mother increases and can become harmful

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Army launches 'revitalized' YouTube channel

Manila, June 2 -- Philippine Army (PA) commander, Lt. Gen. Gilbert Gapay, led Monday's launching of the PA's revitalized YouTube channel through a live broadcast at the Army headquarters in Fort Bonifacio, Taguig City.

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PNP to crack down on 1K unqualified pensioners

Manila, June 2 -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) has ordered a crackdown on over 1,000 unqualified pensioners who are "fraudulently stealing" from its pension fund.

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Trump mobilizes military in response to Floyd protests

Manila, June 2 -- Amid persistent unrest in the US over the death of George Floyd, President Donald Trump said Monday he is mobilizing all federal and local civilian and military resources in response to week-long violent protests.

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Australia's most populous state eases virus restrictions on sport

By Colin Packham SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's most populous state will open up some sports facilities from the middle of

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Singapore rushes to build housing for 60,000 migrant workers after virus outbreak

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The Singapore government is racing to create additional housing for about 60,000 migrant workers by the end

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Modern Warfare and Warzone Season 4 Delayed Amid Ongoing Police Brutality Protests in America

Modern Warfare and Warzone Season 4 has been delayed by Activision and Infinity Ward amid ongoing protests across America. The death of unarmed black man George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police last week has prompted continued protests in dozens of cities across the United States, which prompted Infinity Ward to delay the new season of Modern Warfare and Warzone, it announced Monday night. pic.twitter.com/8uNhuhDGAp — Call of Duty (@CallofDuty) June 2, 2020 "While we all look forward...

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