Top 10 headlines of the day: June 4, 2020

These news items hogged the headlines on Thursday and were widely covered and consumed. Do scroll through:

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Kerala CM orders probe into death of pregnant elephant

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said justice would prevail in a tragic incident in which a pregnant wild elephant suffered a painful death in the state after consuming a fruit laced with explosives. Read More

India, Australia seal deal to use each other's military bases

The mutual logistic support agreement was signed during a virtual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison. Read More

‘Draconian lockdown’: Rajiv Bajaj to Rahul on state of economy

In a conversation with Congress leader Rahul Gandh, industrialist Rajiv Bajaj described India’s lockdown as “draconian” and implied that it lead to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis. Read More

Gruesome death of pregnant elephant turns into a national tragedy for India

The death of the 15-year-old elephant was reported first by a forest official on social media. Read More

India reports 9,304 new COVID-19 cases; 260 deaths in the last 24 hours

According to the recent updates, the number of active cases in country are 1,06,737, and 1,04,106 have been cured or discharged. Read More

Filmmaker Basu Chatterjee passes away at 93

Legendary filmmaker and screenwriter Basu Chatterjee, known for directing films such as Choti Si BaatRajnigandhaBaaton Baaton MeinEk Ruka Hua Faisla and Chameli Ki Shaadi among others, passed away on Thursday in Mumbai. Read More

Your view: Lockdown flattened COVID curve or GDP curve?

Managing Director of Bajaj Auto Rajiv Bajaj said that the lockdown in India was aimed at flattening the COVID-19 curve but it ended up flattening the growth (GDP) curve. Have Your Say

These 18 Indian companies are funded by Chinese investors

Ever since the coronavirus pandemic, which originated in Wuhan in China, gripped the world, there is a major global movement to ban China-made products and services. Find Out More

Police case on Yuvraj Singh for casteist slur against Yuzvendra Chahal

An irresponsible remark on Yuzvendra Chahal & Kuldeep Yadav, by former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has landed the latter in big trouble. Read More

Son-in-law of a megastar had an affair with his sister-in-law

A multi-faceted South star, who is the son-in-law of a national megastar, is notorious for his frequent flings and affairs. Read More

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