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Breaking Highlights, Top Alerts of June 21

India TV provides breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world from Twitter and other sources of information.

Written by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: June 21, 2018 18:58 IST ]


Twitter is buzzing with breaking news and news alerts from India and rest of the world. Here is the coverage of all breaking alerts and latest updates from the micro-blogging site on one page:

Breaking News of June 21:

06:43 pm: Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns after company learns of consensual relationship with employee (reports The Associated Press)

06:37 pm: US State Secretary Pompeo and Secretary of Defence James Mattis to host EAM Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Washington, DC for the inaugural US-India 2+2 Dialogue on July 6 (ANI)

06:28 pm: We agree with the fact that there are a number of social problems that are being faced by the country today, but it is not correct to say that such incidents did not used to happen before the BJP rule: Senior journalist Pradeep Singh on India TV's special show Kurukshetra 

06:27 pm: The leaders of the party should apologise for speaking against the prime minister of the country and against the steps that are being taken by him for the welfare of the country: BJP spokesperson GVL Narshima Rao on India TV's special show Kurukshetra 

06:25 pm: The leaders of the Samajwadi Party are misusing the term 'samajwaad'. They should not talk about the farmers and the weaker sections of the society: RSS Thinker Rakesh Sinha on India TV's special show Kurukshetra 

06:24 pm: It is true that Modi ji is the leader of the whole country, but he is not addressing the problems that are being faced by all communities: SP Spokesperson Uday Veer on India TV's special show Kurukshetra 

06:23 pm: The prime minister of the country spends much time abroad and can use the international stage to hold the prestige of the nation: SP Spokesperson Uday Veer on India TV's special show Kurukshetra 

06:22 pm: It is not that the BJP is encouraging violence in the country, or Congress is motivating such incidents. People belonging to different political parties are trying to tarnish each other's image: RSS Thinker Rakesh Sinha on India TV's special show Kurukshetra

06:20 pm: There has been violence in the country during both BJP and Congress rule. What is important is that we should stop politicising such incidents: RSS Thinker Rakesh Sinha on India TV's special show Kurukshetra

06:18 pm: We are witnessing a time when the ministers of the country are giving baseless statements in front of the media. They are the ones who remain silent on issues that need to be addressed: Congress Spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi on India TV's special show Kurukshetra 

06:17 pm: The mishappenings that are being highlighted today have been continuing since the past many years, these have not come to the forefront only in the past 4 years: BJP spokesperson GVL Narshima Rao on India TV's special show Kurukshetra

06:16 pm: I condemn the various incidents that are highlighting the weak portions of our Indian society, the farmers are committing suicide and there are rape cases on a daily basis. BJP has damaged the country: JDS General Secretary Kunwar Danish Ali on India TV's special show Kurukshetra 

06:13 pm: PM Modi will continue to be the leader of the whole nation as long as he is the prime minister, no matter he is a Hindu or a Muslim: JDS General Secretary Kunwar Danish Ali on India TV's special show Kurukshetra 

06:11 pm: It is evident that the BJP is trying to draw their own benefits through such mishappenings that are concerning the whole nation today: Congress Spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi on India TV's special show Kurukshetra 

06:10 pm: We all are aware of the Akhlaq lynching incident, the Kathua gangrape incident and the various cow slaughtering incidents that cannot be over looked: Congress Spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi on India TV's special show #Kurukshetra 

06:08 pm: There are only some parties that are trying to create differences between the two communities. Such things should be over-looked: BJP spokesperson GVL Narshima Rao on India TV's special show Kurukshetra 

06:07 pm: India is the most tolerant country in the whole world where people reside in unity. We should try and look over such incidents leading Hindu-Muslim differences: BJP spokesperson GVL Narshima Rao on India TV's special show Kurukshetra 

05:42 pm: The fresh release made in media today under ‘Panama Paper Leaks’ is being promptly looked into by law enforcement agencies under aegis of the Multi Agency Group (MAG), already constituted for facilitating coordinated and speedy investigation: CBDT (ANI)

05:31 pm: One student dead, 11 students and driver injured after a school  van rolls down a deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi (ANI)

04:37 pm: Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife charged with fraud over alleged misuse of funds at prime minister's residence (Reuters)

03:48 pm: Bodies of an 85-year-old man and his 80-year-old wife found inside a building in Mumbai's Khar; case registered (ANI)

03:45 pm: Thousands flee regime shelling on south Syria (reports AFP)

03:44 pm: Sensex drops 114.94 points to end at 35,432.39; Nifty falls 30.95 points to 10,741.10 (PTI)

03:35 pm: Libya strongman's forces say they recaptured key oil ports (reports AFP)

03:34 pm: Income Tax Department files a complaint in Bengaluru, cites Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar as accused of operating a hawala network (ANI)

03:25 pm: NIA files supplementary charge sheet in murder case of Sasi Kumar, spokesperson of Hindu Munnani, on September 22, 2016 in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore (ANI)

03:21 pm: All four accused in Bhima Koregaon violence case sent to judicial custody till July 4 (ANI)

02:34 pm: BJP has spread hatred and communal poison against minorities, Muslims and Dalits in particular. Things have come to such stage that govt officer has the audacity to question an adult's marriage: A Owaisi on inter-faith couple allegedly harassed at Lucknow passport office (ANI)

02:15 pm: I have informed the concerned authorities and the Governor about the threats I have been receiving for the past few months. Even today I received a threat call from Karachi: Ravinder Raina, BJP Jammu and Kashmir state party chief (ANI) 

01:56 pm: Top Iraqi court orders manual election recount (reports AFP)

01:17 pm: We are not a militant organisation like the BJP. They are creating fights not only among Christians, Muslims but also among Hindus: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee (ANI)

01:13 pm: Journalist and his wife allegedly hang themselves in Telangana's Siddipet; wife of the journalist has been rescued by neighbours while the journalist has died (ANI)

12:42 pm: Why is Omar Abdullah so scared? I'm sure his party men are loyal to him. There is no question of horse-trading from our side. We've seen what kind of horse-trading happened in Jammu and Kashmir under his party, no body should forget history: Ram Madhav on allegations of horse trading (ANI)

12:38 pm: New Zealand prime minister gives birth to baby girl (reports AFP)

12:31 pm: Decision never had electoral consideration behind it, it was for larger interest of nation and Jammu and Kashmir. We've abandoned govt in the state, not the people. We'll work for betterment. We had a 4 pronged strategy which will continue: BJP's Ram Madhav (ANI)

11:35 am: Death toll in tractor trolley-jeep collision in Madhya Pradesh's Morena rises to 15 (ANI)

11:29 am: Case registered against West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh over encounter threat to Trinamool Congress workers on Tuesday, in connection with the alleged attacks on BJP workers in the state (ANI)

11:23 am: Leaving for Ulaanbaatar on 3-day visit to Mongolia. Looking forward to further India’s relations w/Mongolia & strengthen security cooperation. Mongolia as an important strategic partner. India wants to realise huge potential of bilateral relations w/Mongolia, tweets Home Minister Rajnath Singh (ANI)

11:07 am: UP ATS arrests from Maharashtra's Pune, Ramesh Shah, mastermind behind the network of 6 terror suspects, arrested from UP's Gorakhpur in March. The group acted on behest of a Pakistani handler (ANI)

10:54 am: Jammu and Kashmir BJP President Ravinder Raina receives threatening calls from a number belonging to Pakistan (Sources)

10:14 am: India retaliates against US tariff hikes, raises import duties on agri, steel products (Reuters)

10:07 am: China warns Washington's trade actions will hurt US workers, farmers (Reuters)

10:05 am: It is not a question about JDU. I know more than dozen people present here who are from JDU. Don't people from RJD and JDU practice Yoga? It is not necessary that everyone comes out to participate: Bihar Dy CM Sushil Modi on reports of JDU not participating in Yoga day celebration (ANI)

09:56 am: Earthquake of magnitude 4.0 occurred at 9 am at India-Myanmar border region in Manipur (ANI)

09:52 am: North Korea, China leaders agree to boost 'strategic, tactical' cooperation (Reuters)

09:40 am: Adequate forces have been deployed on both Baltal and Pahalgam routes for the upcoming Amarnath Yatra. Law and order and counter-intelligence are the main focus areas: VSK Kaumudi, Additional DG J&K Zone, CRPF in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir (ANI)

09:37 am: International Yoga Day 2018: Union Minister Smriti Irani performs Yoga at an event in Chandigarh, says, 'I thank people for participating in large numbers.' (ANI)

09:31 am: Rajasthan: Around 1.05 lakh (still counting) people perform Yoga together in Kota to create a Guinness World Record on International Yoga Day 2018. Yoga guru Ramdev and Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje Scindia present (ANI)

09:23 am: Madhya Pradesh: 12 dead, 6 injured after a tractor trolley rammed into a jeep in Morena, in the early morning hours (ANI)

09:19 am: Sensex opens 103.91 points higher at 35,651.24; Nifty jumps to 10,808.45

09:12 am: Mumbai Union Minister Prakash Javadekar performs Yoga at Marine Drive on International Yoga Day (ANI)

08:49 am: Trump says North Korea has returned remains of 200 US war dead (Reuters)

08:45 am: I want it to become a people's movement because it is not something political or religious, it is for betterment of our lives. It shouldn't be just for one day, it should be a part of our daily lives: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu in Mumbai on International Yoga Day (ANI)

08:31 am: US nuclear expert departs White House in 'regular rotation' (Reuters)

08:09 am: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu performs Yoga in Amaravati on International Yoga Day (ANI)

07:39 am: US President Donald Trump signs executive order to keep immigrant families together (Reuters)

07:14 am: Yoga has become a biggest mass moment. It has shown to the world the path from illness to wellness: PM Modi on International Yoga Day

07:08 am: Yoga is beautiful because it is ancient yet modern, it is constant yet evolving. It has the best of our past and presents and a ray of hope for our future. In Yoga, we have the perfect solution to the problems we face, either as individuals or in our society: PM Modi on International Yoga Day 2018

06:58 am: 

06:55 am: The world has embraced Yoga and glimpses of this can be seen in the manner in which International Day of Yoga has been marked every year.Infact, Yoga Day has become one of the biggest mass movements in the quest for good health and well-being: PM Modi on International Yoga Day 2018

06:53 am: In today's fast changing time, Yoga binds together a persons body, brain and soul, hence making one experience a feeling of peace: PM Modi on International Yoga Day 2018 (ANI)

06:50 am: Prime Minister Modi addresses the gathering at the Forest Research Institute in Dehradun, Uttarakhand on International Yoga Day 2018 

06:48 am: PM Modi arrives at Forest Research Institute in Dehradun to participate in 4th International Yoga Day celebrations

06:40 am: For loving sports and hockey, we don't need official proclamation that now it's national sports and let's start loving it. Even in terms of facilities, hockey's one of the priority sports for our country: Sports Minister on Odisha CM's letter to PM Modi to notify Hockey as national game (ANI)

06:33 am: Tomorrow we will be laying the foundation stone of an Indian cultural centre. This would be dedicated to the promotion of Hindustani music and culture. I hope other communities would also join in its journey and success: President Ram Nath Kovind in Paramaribo, Suriname (ANI)

06:27 am: Nations are built by brave men&women but those who built Suriname are made of higher determination & steely courage. These are no random thoughts but steady feelings that clouded me as I walked to the Mama Sranan and 'Baba and Mai' monuments this morning: President Kovind in Suriname (ANI)

06:13 am: A level-II fire breaks out in an Industrial Estate in Malad. 4 water tankers and 4 fire tenders rushed to the spot

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