Top news of the day: India to have its own space station, no survivors in An-32 crash, and more

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India to have its own space station: ISRO

The detailed project report on setting up a space station will be submitted to the government after the Gaganyaan mission.

An-32 crash: no survivors at site, says IAF

“Eight members of the rescue team have reached the crash site [on Thursday] morning. IAF is sad to inform that there are no survivors from the crash of An-32,” IAF said in a tweet.

Cyclone Vayu skirts Gujarat coast

The Cyclone Vayu began moving away from the State coast, even as the danger of heavy winds and rainfall continued. State authorities have already evacuated 3 lakh people from low-lying areas near the coast to safer places. Heavy rains which lashed the coastal areas were likely to continue, the Indian Meteorological Department said.

Modi meets Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of SCO summit in Bishkek

This is the first meeting between the leaders after Mr. Modi’s re-election.

Junior doctors in Kolkata refuse to return to work, situation volatile

In Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College & Hospital (NRSMC&H) — where a junior doctor was assaulted on June 10 — the interns came together to raise slogans against the Chief Minister. They closed all the entrances to the hospital and said that they will continue with the protest.

#MeToo: No proof to prosecute Nana Patekar, police tell court; Tanushree Dutta cries foul

The suburban Oshiwara police on June 12 filed a ‘B Summary’ report before a metropolitan magistrate in Andheri, Deputy Commissioner of Police Paramjit Singh Dahiya said. A ‘B-Summary’ report is filed when police do not find any evidence against the accused to file a charge sheet and seek trial.

CBI files charge sheet against absconding ‘godman’ for rape of minor

In its charge sheet filed in the Rouse Avenue special court, the CBI has pressed stringent charges of rape and criminal intimidation on Virender Dev Dixit, who is absconding. The Central probe agency has announced a reward of ₹5 lakh on him, the officials said.

Adani group gets final approval for coal mine project in Australia

The final approval for the group’s long-delayed billion-dollar mega coal mine project came only weeks after a surprise election win of Australia’s pro-coal ruling coalition led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

U.K. Home Secretary Sajid Javid signs U.S. extradition order for Julian Assange

The Minister said the final decision now lies with the U.K. courts to analyse if the case meets all the tests required for Mr. Assange’s extradition to the U.S.

Race for U.K. Prime Minister: Boris Johnson takes strong lead

Mr. Johnson, a former foreign secretary and leading Brexit campaigner, secured 114 of the 313 votes cast in the round, which reduced the field of candidates from 10 to seven. His successor as foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, trailed with 43 votes, followed by Environment Secretary Michael Gove with 37.

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