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JK News Today Bulletin

  • Covid: Dal Lake hawker hit by lockdown demand financial assistance.
  • Bollywood Super Star Akshay Kumar donates Rs 1 cr for the school building in Jammu and Kashmir’s LoC village.
  • Bandipora: Covid vaccination team attacked by locals.
  • J&K: Twenty-six-year-old Mahfooz Ilahi Hajam, a resident of the Kulgam district in J&K, has successfully scaled Mount Everest. Mahfooz, a civilian instructor at the Jawahar Institute of Mountaineering and Winter Sports (JIM&WS) in Aru (Pahalgam), scaled the world’s highest peak.
  • Covid: Positivity Rate Drops By 5% In Srinagar Says DC.
  • Reasi becomes first J&K  District to record zero Covid Positive Case post 2nd Wave
  • J&K: Bomb Disposal Squad today neutralised at least 17 grenades recovered last year from Mendhar sector of Poonch: Mendhar SHO Manzoor Kohli.
  • Jal Jeevan Mission: J&K Chief Secy directs officials to ensure tapped drinking water to every household by Sep 2022.

National Bulletin

  • Gujarat: A total of 8.03 lakh patients recovered from Covid19 in the state till now. The recovery rate further improves up to 97.78 per cent.
  • Punjab Chief Secretary Vinni Mahajan directs Medical Education Department to make the State Cancer Institute in Amritsar functional within the current fiscal.
  • OxygenExpress trains cross the milestone of 31,000 metric tonnes of LMO delivery across the country.
  • Maharashtra: Dairy Department agrees to provide land for the NDRF base camp at Mahad district.
  • Centre closely monitoring production, import, supplies and availability of drugs required for treatment of Mucormycosis: Chemicals & Fertilisers Ministry
  • NIA arrests ex-Mumbai cop Pradeep Sharma in Ambani bomb scare case
  • India’s position in the World Competitiveness Ranking remained unchanged at 43 among 64 countries surveyed for the third consecutive year in 2021. 
  • Farm laws will be altered if found unfavourable: Haryana CM to protesting farmers
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is now its chairman.
  • Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics
  • Andhra Pradesh reports 6151 new COVID19 cases, 58 deaths, and 7728 recoveries in the last 24 hours
  • Coast Guard rescues 16 crew members from sinking ship near Maharashtra’s Revdanda
  • TamilNadu CM M.K. Stalin announces 61.09 crores scheme for kuruvai cultivation: it aims to provide input and equipment subsidies to farmers involved in the cultivation of kuruvai, in the Cauvery delta region, according to an official release.

International Bulletin

  • Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli defends his govt’s controversial decision to dissolve the House of Representatives and tells the Supreme Court that it is not up to the judiciary to appoint a Premier as it cannot undertake the legislative and the executive functions of the state. 
  • North Korean leader Kim Jong-un acknowledges the country is facing food shortages.
  • China seeking to control bodies like WHO and Interpol: UK parliament panel.
  • #InternationalDayOfYoga will be observed worldwide on the 21st of June. The theme for this year is ‘Yoga for Wellbeing.’ 
  • Nuclear fusion plant backed by Jeff Bezos to be built in the UK.
  • China launches three astronauts to the space station.
  • Botswana diamond could be the world’s third-largest diamond.