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Several Dead in Newsroom Shooting in Maryland’s Annapolis: Reports
Several people were reportedly killed on 28 June at a shooting at the offices of the Capital Gazette, a daily newspaper published in Annapolis, the capital of the US state of Maryland, PTI reported quoting AFP as a source.
The local ABC7 news reported “multiple fatalities” quoting police in the historic city located an hour east of Washington.
“ATF Baltimore is responding to a shooting incident at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis,” the Bureau of Alcohol, Firearms, and Tobacco said on Twitter.
County Sheriff Ron Bateman told Fox News a suspect had been taken into custody.
Man Killed by Mob in Tripura
One person was killed, and two others injured after mob allegedly attacked three men suspecting them to be child-lifters, in Urabari area of Agartala, earlier on Thursday, 28 June.
Woman Alleges Rape in SUV in Ahmedabad, 7 Booked
A 22-year-old woman has alleged that she was abducted and raped by two men in a moving SUV in Ahmedabad three months back and was molested again by the accused on Wednesday, 27 June.
In her complaint lodged with Satellite police, the woman claimed that four unidentified persons wearing masks had abducted her from Nehrunagar area of the city in March this year, a police officer said.
The woman alleged that two of the four persons had raped her in the moving SUV and filmed the act to blackmail her, he said.
Chinese Military Delegation to Shortly Visit India: Official
A Chinese military delegation will shortly visit India, as a major follow up to the informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping, a defence ministry spokesperson said in Beijing on Thursday, 28 June.
The delegation of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) will be headed by Major General Liu Xiaowu, Deputy Commander of China’s Western military region, Defence spokesman Colonel Wu Qian said.
He said both sides were currently finalising the dates for the visit, adding that General Liu would also be visiting Pakistan.
Winsome Diamonds Fraud Case: CBI Charge Sheets 2 Ex-CMDs of Canara Bank
The CBI has filed a charge sheet against two former chairman cum managing directors of the Canara Bank in connection with alleged loan default of Rs 146 crore by Jatin Mehta of Winsome Diamonds and has also sought a Red Corner Notice against the billionaire jeweller. Mehta is absconding and believed to have got St Kitts passport, sources said.
“The agency has filed the charge sheet against 21 accused which includes Mehta, his company, his wife besides 15 public servants,” CBI Spokesperson Abhishek Dayal said.
Nirav Modi Did Not Possess Multiple Passport at Any Point: MEA
The Ministry of External Affairs said that PNB fraud accused Nirav Modi did not have a two passports at any stage.
Did Not Receive Rahul Gandhi’s Request to Visit Kailash: MEA
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said that they have not received any formal request for Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s visit for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.
Man Attacks Family With Knife Outside Tiz Hazari
A man attacked his wife and son with a knife outside Tis Hazari Court in Delhi on Thursday, 28 June. Both injured have been shifted to Aruna Asaf Ali Govt Hospital and the man has been arrested by police, reported ANI.
Air India Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Patna
A Delhi-bound Air India flight with 124 passengers made an emergency landing at Patna airport after a bird hit it. All passengers are reportedly safe.
J&K Police Say Pakistan ‘Conspired’ to Kill Shujaat Bukhari
The Jammu and Kashmir police today revealed the names of three suspects, including a Pakistani national, who assassinated Kashmiri journalist and Rising Kashmir editor Shujaat Bukhari. The police also said that the conspiracy to murder Bukhari was hatched in Pakistan.
Aircraft Crashes in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar
An aircraft crashed in an open area in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar, ANI reported. Two people have reportedly died in the crash, according to CNN News18.
Teams of the fire brigade have been rushed to the spot, the Mumbai Fire brigade said.Reports stated that it was a Uttar Pradesh Govt aircraft VT-UPZ, KING AIR C90.
NDTV reported that it was a UP Govt aircraft. ANI claimed that it was a chartered aircraft.
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal to be Charged With Criminal Conspiracy in CS Assault Case: Reports
According to several media reports, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and deputy CM Manish Sisodia would be charged with criminal conspiracy in the chief secretary assault case.
Former LS Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Suffered Hemorrhagic Stroke
Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee suffered a hemorrhagic stroke, Kolkata’s Belle Vue hospital sources told ANI on Thursday, 28 June.
Chatterjee was admitted to the hospital on Monday and his conditions remain critical.
Rupee Hit Historic Low: Falls to 69/$-mark
Indian equity benchmarks edged lower as the Indian rupee fell to an all-time low of 69 per dollar as rising oil prices threaten to widen the nation’s current-account deficit and stoke inflation amid escalating trade tensions between U.S. and China.
The S&P BSE Sensex fell 0.13 percent or 45 points to 35,169 and the NSE Nifty 50 index declined 0.26 percent or 27 points to 10,644.
Amarnath Yatra Put on Hold Due to Heavy Rainfall
The Amarnath Yatra which was supposed to kick off on Thursday amid tight security cover following an alleged warning of a terror strike, was stalled due to heavy rainfall.
Rain, Thunderstorms Lash Parts of North India
Showers were reported in parts of the national capital, starting late on 26 June. Parts of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, and Rajasthan also witnessed showers, while Himachal Pradesh was hit by rain and thunderstorms, signifying the onset of monsoon, the MeT department told PTI.