News Flash (19th June 2020): Top 13 Stories Of The Day

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NASA, Neptune Moon, Triton
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1. NASA to launch mission to explore Triton, Neptune’s largest moon

NASA has proposed a mission “Trident” to investigate Neptune’s biggest moon Triton. Triton highlights dull tufts of frigid material splashing from its surface, has an ionosphere multiple times more dynamic than different moons in our close planetary system and circles toward the path inverse to Neptune’s revolution. “Trident” is named after the three-pronged lance conveyed by old Roman god Neptune.

2. WHO is hopeful that covid-19 vaccines will be available before 2020 ends

WHO, Covid-19 Vaccine, Triton
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Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, The World Health Organization’s chief scientist, on Thursday said that the office is idealistic and cheerful that the COVID-19 immunizations could be accessible before the finish of this current year. Tending to a press instructions from Geneva on the most recent coronavirus tranquilize preliminary discoveries, the top WHO researcher likewise said that clinical preliminaries have now authoritatively indicated that enemy of malarial medication hydroxychloroquine doesn’t affect keeping passings from COVID-19.

3. The increased activity of China before Galwan face-off captured in satellite pictures.

China, Galwan Valley
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Satellite pictures acquired by Reuters from Planet Labs indicated China got hardware, and may have dammed the stream at Galwan Valley in front of go head to head with Indian fighters. Pictures shot a day after the conflict indicated an expansion in Chinese movement from seven days sooner. A specialist said the photos gave indications of China broadening tracks and making waterway intersections

4. Rajya Sabha polling for 24 seats to begin amid security

Rajya Sabha Poll, Triton
Image Credits: Scroll

Voting for elections to 24 Rajya Sabha seats started today at 9am. Decisions are being hung on four seats each from Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, three each from Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan, two from Jharkhand and one each from the northeastern conditions of Meghalaya and Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Mizoram. Races to most Rajya Sabha seats were required to be postponed since March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

5. China releases 10 Indian soldiers after talks

China
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Serious dealings through political and military channels, including three rounds of talks between senior military officials, prompted the arrival of 10 Indian fighters confined by the Chinese side during the fierce fight of June 15 in Galwan Valley, individuals acquainted with improvements said. The individuals, talking on state of secrecy, said the 10 warriors, including at any rate two officials, were come back to the Indian side on Thursday evening, three days after the rough go head to head along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) that left 20 troopers, including a colonel, dead.

6. Trump campaign ads removed by facebook

Trump Campaign, Facebook, Triton
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Facebook (FB) on Thursday said it had made a move against advertisements run by President Trump’s re-election campaign for breaching its policies on despise. The promotions, which assaulted what the Trump battle portrayed as “Hazardous MOBS of far-left gatherings,” included a topsy turvy triangle. The Anti-Defamation League said Thursday the triangle “is practically identical to that used by the Nazi regime to classify political prisoners in concentration camps.”

7. No invitation to APP for all party meeting by PM

AAP
Image Credits: The Economic Times

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday will hold an all-party meeting in the midst of India-China border pressures. The virtual gathering will occur at 5 pm today. Twenty Indian Army staff, including a Colonel-rank official, were martyred in the brutal go head to head with Chinese soldiers in the Galwan Valley zone of Ladakh on June 15. During the gathering, the Prime Minister is probably going to inform the restriction heads of the explanations behind the continuous pressure along the India-China outskirt. The PM is likewise expected to illuminate them about the means being taken by the legislature to defuse the circumstance. 

Nonetheless, senior pioneers of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) said that their get-together have not been welcome to the gathering.

8. Petrol prices hiked by Rs.7.11 per litre

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Petroleum cost was climbed by 56 paise per liter and diesel by 63 paise a liter on Friday, taking the aggregate increment in rates to Rs 7.11 and Rs 7.67 per liter separately in under about fourteen days. Petroleum cost in Delhi was climbed to Rs 78.37 per liter from Rs 77.81, while diesel rates were expanded to Rs 77.06 a liter from Rs 76.43, as indicated by a value warning of state oil promoting organizations

9. Tribute paid to corona warriors by Western railway through murals.

Mahim, Triton
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Western Railway in a joint effort with St+art India Foundation and a paint organization has attempted a beautification drive at Mahim railroad station, where specialists have secured the dividers with ‘Legends of Mumbai’ wall paintings devoted to crown warriors. Atif, an artist from the foundation said, “The paintings are of frontline warriors. We salute them for their services at such times, and they are our heroes. We have been painting from the past 10-12 days.”

10. Great learning’s PGP in AI  Machine Learning ranked India’s No. 1 by AIM

great learning, Triton
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With a Deep Learning module structured by IIT-Bombay staff, Great Learning’s PG Program in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning has been positioned as India’s No.1 low maintenance information science program by Analytics India Magazine, 2019. Conveyed as a team with University of Texas at Austin and Great Lakes official learning, the course has a 93% program culmination rate according to AIM rankings.

11. Ram Mandir construction put on hold, trust says defending country ‘most important’

Ram Mandir construction
Image Credits: New Indian Express

In the midst of the Indo-China border stand-off, the Ram Mandir trust has required to be postponed its arrangement to start the development of the temple in Ayodhya. In an official report, the trust said that the circumstance at the India-China border is not kidding and shielding the nation is most significant . The choice comes days after a vicious go head to head among Indian and Chinese soldiers in the Galwan Valley in Ladakh left 20 Indian Army faculty dead. Communicating worry over the executing of Indian fighters, the trust which has been accused of the development of the temple after the memorable Supreme Court decision a year ago, said another date will be chosen

12. 2 separate encounters in J&K, 8 terrorists killed in last 24 hours

China
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Eight terrorists were killed in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir in two separate encounters during the most recent 24 hours. Three fear mongers were executed in Awantipora territory of Pulwama region while five others were slaughtered in Shopian locale. The police said, “The Awantipora operation has ended while the Shopian operation is still going on.” According to reports, the security powers didn’t endure any setback during the encounters.

13. Producer claims Kangana Ranaut’s upcoming film ‘Tejas’ not a sequel to Uri, but on same lines

Kangana Ranaut, Tejas
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Ronnie Screwvala, maker of Kangana Ranaut’s forthcoming film ‘Tejas’, has said the film isn’t a spin-off of his previous creation, ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike’. Be that as it may, he included that it is being made on similar lines and a similar scale. “Uri…was a genuine story and this isn’t,” Ronnie further said. ‘Tejas’ is composed and coordinated by Sarvesh Mewara.

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