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Solar Eclipse 2021 on June 10: Check timings, duration, other details

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People in parts of the Northern Hemisphere are in for a treat as they will get a chance to watch the celestial event of ‘ring of fire’ or the annular Solar Eclipse. The Solar Eclipse or Surya Grahan will take place on Thursday, June 10.

An annular Solar Eclipse happens when the Moon moves right in front of the Sun, blocking it, except for a ring around the edges and this creates the ‘ring of fire’. The eclispse will be seen in parts of Canada, Greenland, and northern Russia.

“Viewers in parts of the eastern United States and northern Alaska will see a partial solar eclipse along with much of Canada and parts of the Caribbean, Europe, Asia, and northern Africa,” US space agency NASA said.

In few countries, the partial eclipse of the Sun will also be seen.

Solar Eclipse, ring of fire: Date and time in India

Solar Eclipse will take place on Thursday, June 10

The eclipse will start at 1:42 PM (IST) and continue till 6.41 PM (IST)

The duration of the annular eclipse will be around 3 minute and 51 seconds.

Why is it called ‘Ring of Fire’?

When the Moon is farthest from Earth, the Moon appears smaller and does not block the entire light of the Sun and there is a ring of sunlight created. In simpler terms, because of the distance, the moon appears a bit smaller and does not block the entire view of the Sun. This is when a ring of light is witnessed. This is also referred to as the ‘Ring of Fire.’

How to watch Solar Eclipse 2021 in India?

Though the annular solar eclipse will not be visible in India the celestial event can be watched online. A live stream link of the solar eclipse has been shared by timeanddate.com so that the event can be seen virtually on June 10.

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‘Not everyone can be called for the meeting’: Dr. Nirmal Singh on Ch. Lal Singh

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Former Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Dr. Nirmal Singh had an interview with JK Channel executive Ashish Kohli. He talked about the All Party Meeting on 24th June in Delhi.

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Q. Sir, what do you think would be the topics about J&K in the meeting?

On 5th August, 2019 a very big change happened for Jammu and Kashmir after 72 years. The meeting will surely involve discussions on post abolition of article 370, how J&K can achieve heights of progress and how people can participate in that through elections and delimitations especially the deprived people in J&K like POK people, Western Pakistani refugees, Kashmiri displaced, Gujjars, Bakarwals and Pahadis .

We’ll also talk about the agendas of specific political parties since 72 years which are against the will of J&K public. If they keep extending these topics, they’ll get nothing in return.

Q. Mehbooba Mufti told to talk to Pakistan even when few days back a 25 year old was killed by terrorists. Why this sympathy for terrorism?

This is Jammu’s misfortune that this agenda kept on going for years in the region and did nothing for the public of Jammu as well as Kashmir except handing over guns to the youth. The youngsters now want to work, they want good education and employment but still some parties with the same agenda are destroying everything.

Q. Very few leaders from Jammu have been called for the meeting and some like Choudhary Lal Singh have shown resentment about that. Do you think Jammu’s voice will be raised?

Jammu has a population of around 1.3 crore and every person thinks he’s better than the other. But everyone cannot be called for the meeting. BJP has always raised it’s voice for Jammu region and Nationalist Forces and it will continue doing that. All of us have seen a demo on 5th August. See people attending the meeting will be the ones who will represent National thinking and others will come with same old agendas. So, the meeting will have good and mature discussions.

Q. Lot of talks about Jammu becoming a separate state. Your views on that?

At this moment I feel we need to think how post 5th August we have to do the consolidation, make popular Government, walk towards delimitation and end the imbalance prevailing right now. Rest, everyone has different opinions and different agendas. These things keep going and are discussed in democracy.

Muskan Langoo, Content writer, JK Media

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Jammu: Major accident reported as 3 vehicles collide

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A major accident was reported at Gujjar Nagar near Jammu University, where a Haryana-based black-colored XUV bearing number HR51AP7191 collided with a truck. According to the car driver, another car was overtaking his car, and a truck parked on the roadside also started, due to which his car sandwiched between both vehicles. The driver has suffered minor injuries.

The front portion of the car has been wrecked. A JK Police team also reached the spot and is clearing the traffic. The truck was lifted from the road, and soon the car will also be lifted from the road.

Amish Mahajan
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Told PM that J-K people don’t accept ‘illegal’ abrogation of Article 370: Mehbooba Mufti

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Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said that she has told Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the all-party meeting that people of Jammu and Kashmir do not accept the manner in which Article 370 was abrogated “unconstitutionally, illegally and immorally”.

Speaking to media persons after the three and half an hour long meeting, Mufti said, “People of Jammu and Kashmir are in a lot of difficulties after August 5, 2019. They are angry, upset and emotionally shattered. They feel humiliated. I told Prime Minister that people of Jammu and Kashmir do not accept the manner in which Article 370 was abrogated unconstitutionally, illegally and immorally.”

The PDP chief said that they will struggle peacefully even if it takes months or years.
“People of Jammu and Kashmir will struggle constitutionally, democratically, peacefully. Be it months or years, we will restore Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir as it is a matter of our identity. We did not get it from Pakistan, it was given to us by our country, by Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patel,” she said.

This was the first meeting between the Centre with the political leaders of the region after the abrogation of Article 370 in August 2019 and bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories.

The PDP president said that she congratulated the Prime Minster over holding talks with Pakistan, which reduced infiltration in the union territory, and added that the government should instead talk about the halted trade.

“I congratulated him that they talked to Pakistan and it led to ceasefire, less infiltration. For peace of Jammu and Kashmir if they have to talk to Pakistan again, they should. They should also talk to Pakistan about trade with them that has halted, it is a source of employment for many,” she said.

The meeting began at around 3 pm and was attended by 14 prominent leaders from Jammu and Kashmir.
Among the leaders who are participated in the meeting were Congress’ Ghulam Nabi Azad, Tara Chand and GA Mir; National Conference’s Dr Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah; PDP’s Mehbooba Mufti, J-K Apni Party’s Altaf Bukhari; BJP’s Ravinder Raina, Nirmal Singh, and Kavinder Gupta; CPI(M)’s M Y Tarigami; National Panthers Party’s Prof Bheem Singh; and Peoples Conference’s Sajad Gani Lone.

Home Minister Amit Shah, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha and Home Secretary also attended the meeting.

 

 

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