12:06:53 PM IST, 11 June 2024

Fire breaks out at a pipe manufacturing company in Dhar, Madhya Pradesh

11:49:22 AM IST, 11 June 2024

SC to hear another PIL on NEET tomorrow

SC will hear another plea on NEET paper leak as well as the grace marks tomorrow. The plea was filed by Alakh Pandey, CEO, of Physics Wallah.Talking to reporters, Pandey said, “There was a hearing of the case particularly listed before the results. Here the students were demanding justification on the grounds of the paper leak only but not about the grace marks or anything else, because it was listed on 1st June before results. Our PIL will be listed tomorrow. It is regarding the paper leak as well as the grace marks, the transparencies of NTA and everything else. For today’s listing, the Supreme Court said that the sanctity of the exam is compromised that means somewhere they also feel that there have been some kind of issues in the examination and asked NTA to answer this before 8 July but they have not given any relief on the counselling…”

11:41:45 AM IST, 11 June 2024

NEET controversy: Supreme Court says the sanctity of the exam seems to have been affected so it needs an answer from NTA.

11:39:40 AM IST, 11 June 2024

SC seeks response of National Testing Agency on plea seeking fresh NEET-UG, 2024 on grounds of ‘paper leak’, other ‘malpractices’

11:35:24 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Supreme Court issues notice to National Testing Agency (NTA) on pleas seeking fresh NEET-UG, 2024 examination amid allegations of paper leak.

Supreme Court says the sanctity of the exam seems to have been affected so it needs an answer from NTA.Supreme Court refuses to stay the counselling process.

11:14:13 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Amit Shah will take charge as Union Home Minister today

Union Minister Amit Shah pays tributes to police personnel, who lost their lives in the line of duty, at National Police Memorial, Delhi

10:59:41 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Kannada actor Darshan arrested

As per Times of India, actor Darshan has been arrested from his farmhouse in Mysuru in connection with the murder incident of Renuka Swamy which had allegedly sent objectionable messages to Pavithra Gowda on social media.

Renuka Swamy, a native of Chitradurga was brought from Kamakshipalya and he was murdered on June 8 and dead body was found by the locals on June 9. Though, initially it was suspected he has committed suicide, further investigation revealed that he was brutally murdered.

During the interrogation, police found that Renuka Swami has been murdered based on the instructions given by Darshan. It is reported that Renuka Swamy was murdered in front of Darshan, and he was hit with the weapons at the garage of Darshan’s residence in Rajarajeshwari Nagar before the dead boy was thrown into a drain.

Darhan who has been taken into the custody by the police will be brought to Kamakshipalya where the complaint is registered. Along with Darshan, 10 other persons have also been arrested.

Darshan allegedly has an affair with Pavithra Gowda.

10:53:58 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Kannada actor Darshan taken into custody in a murder case: Reports

10:48:58 AM IST, 11 June 2024

RSS member Shantanu Sinha accuses Congress of spreading ‘hate campaign against Amit Malaviya and BJP’

RSS member Shantanu Sinha in a social media post said, “It is a great chagrin to me that the nastiest and most corrupted political party of the country, the Indian National Congress is spreading hate campaign against Amit Malaviya and BJP…I want to give a clear message that the post was not aimed to malign Malviya but as a caution not to get entangled in a honey trap, which was first brought to light by Tathagata Roy, ex-president of the State unit. If my post hurts Malaviya and/or undermines my party for such misinterpretation and edited version, I do express my heartfelt sorrow for the same.”

10:30:07 AM IST, 11 June 2024

TDP meet today

TDP, JanaSena and BJP MLAs arrive in Vijayawada for the meeting. TDP Chief N Chandrababu Naidu, JanaSena chief Pawan Kalyan, state BJP chief Daggubati Purandeswari, and other MLAs will attend the meeting.

10:08:19 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Suzlon secures a 103.95 MW order from AMPIN Energy Transition

09:54:19 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Lalu Prasad Yadav celebrates 77th birthday

09:43:03 AM IST, 11 June 2024

India stocks largely steady at opening bell

Indices Sensex and Nifty were a tad shy above their yesterday’s closing at the time of filing this report.On Monday, the stock indices closed with a marginal dip after both indices touched an all-time high earlier in the day. The Sensex touched a record high of 77,079 and the Nifty 50 reached 23,411 points.

09:32:08 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Heavy to very heavy rains and isolated extremely heavy rainfall in parts of Karnataka and Maharashtra likely: IMD

“Associated with this monsoon onset in advance, we are seeing heavy to very heavy to extremely heavy rainfall, mainly over Maharashtra and parts of coastal Karnataka during the last 2-3 days. We are expecting very heavy rainfall [which is] likely to continue over this region, that is south and Central Maharashtra, that is Marathwada, South Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan as well as Coastal Karnataka and in parts of North interior Karnataka, very heavy rainfall is likely to continue today and then [there will be] gradual reduction,” said Dr Soma Sen Roy, Senior Scientist, IMD.

09:10:39 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Supreme Court to hear plea on cancellation of NEET-UG 2024 exam

A Vacation Bench of the Supreme Court will today hear a plea on cancellation of this year’s NEET-UG medical entrance exam.

08:54:29 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Ashwini Vaishnaw takes charge as the Minister of Railways.

08:37:32 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Dr S Jaishankar takes charge as External Affairs Minister

After assuming charge as External Affairs minister, Dr S Jaishankar said, “It is an immense honour to be once again given the responsibility of leading the Ministry of External Affairs. In the last term, this ministry performed exceptionally well. We delivered the G20 presidency. We took on the challenges of COVID including, Vaccine Maitri supplies. We also were the centre of crucial operations like Operation Ganga and Operation Kaveri. In the last decade, this ministry under the leadership of PM Modi has become a very people-centric ministry. You can see that in terms of our improved passport services, community welfare fund support that we give to Indians abroad…”

He added, “…Together, we are very confident it will position us as ‘Vishwa Bandhu’, a country which is in a very turbulent world, in a very divided world, a world of conflicts and tensions. It would actually position us as a country which is trusted by many, whose prestige and influence, whose interests will be advanced….”

08:19:41 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Indian shares set for open flat

Indian shares are set to open flat on Tuesday, after the markets took a breather in the previous session following a rally, while investors await key U.S. inflation reading and the Federal Reserve’s policy decision and commentary regarding rate cuts.The GIFT Nifty traded at 23,288.50 points, as of 0809 a.m. IST, indicating that the Nifty will open near its Monday close of 23,259.20.Asian markets opened lower on the day, with the MSCI Asia ex-Japan index shedding 0.7%.Wall Street equities settled at record highs overnight, ahead of the Fed’s policy decision and consumer price inflation data on Wednesday.India’s Nifty 50 and Sensex on Monday settled 0.13% and 0.27% lower, respectively, after rising about 3.5% each in the election results week, in which they closed at record-high levels.

08:18:53 AM IST, 11 June 2024

South Korean troops fired warning shots after North Korean soldiers crossed land border

South Korean soldiers fired warning shots after North Korean troops violated the land border earlier this week, South Korea’s military said Tuesday. Some North Korean soldiers who were engaged in unspecified work on the northern side of the border briefly crossed the military demarcation line on Sunday, South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said.Those North Korean soldiers returned to their territory after South Korea’s military fired warning shots and issued warning broadcasts, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.It said North Korea had not conducted any other suspicious activities.

07:12:36 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Tiruchirappalli International Airport becomes operational today

06:48:46 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Plane carrying Malawi Vice President goes missing; search operation underway

Vice President of Malawi, Saulos Chilima and nine other people have gone missing after the plane failed to land at a scheduled time on Monday, reported CNNThe presidential office and cabinet announced in a statement that Chilima and other passengers were on the Malawi Defence Force Aircraft that took off from Lilongwe at 9:17 a.m. local time (3.17 a.m. ET).According to authorities, the plane was supposed to land at Mzuzu International Airport, which is located approximately 380 km (240 miles) north of Lilongwe, reported CNN.However, it never made it there and is no longer in the zone of the radar.

06:30:05 AM IST, 11 June 2024

UNSC adopts Gaza plan

The United Nations Security Council backed a proposal outlined by President Joe Biden for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip and urged the Palestinian militants to accept the deal aimed at ending the eight-month-long war, reports Reuters

06:28:21 AM IST, 11 June 2024

TDP legislature party to meet on June 11 to elect Chandrababu Naidu as their leader

The Telugu Desam Party Legislature Meeting will be held on June 11 to elect N Chandrababu Naidu as the leader, said a party spokesperson on Monday. Jyotshna Tirunagari said the meeting is expected to take place on Tuesday morning. “Telugu Desam Legislature Party meeting will be held tomorrow (Tuesday). Naidu will be elected as the leader,” Tirunagari told PTI. Following this, leaders of the NDA comprising TDP, BJP and Janasena would meet Governor S Abdul Nazeer and stake claim to form government, she said. According to Tirunagari, there could be an invitation from the Governor to form the government by Tuesday evening. Along with Naidu, more leaders could be sworn-in on Wednesday. Naidu is scheduled to take oath as CM at 11:27 am at Kesarapalli IT park near Gannavaram Airport. Tirunagari said some of the leaders who could take oath alongside Naidu could be finalised on Tuesday night.

06:27:56 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Quake of magnitude 4.3 jolts Afghanistan

An earthquake of magnitude 4.3 on the Richter scale struck Afghanistan in the early hours of Tuesday, the National Centre for Seismology reported.The quake occurred at 02:15:35 IST, and the depth was registered at 160 Km.”EQ of M: 4.3, On: 11/06/2024 02:15:35 IST, Lat: 36.43 N, Long: 70.98 E, Depth: 160 Km, Location: Afghanistan,” the National Centre for Seismology wrote in a post on X.No reports of material damage have surfaced yet.

06:27:45 AM IST, 11 June 2024

Sonia, Rahul, Priyanka in Raebareli today to thank voters

Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra’s proposed event in Amethi on Tuesday to thank the voters has been moved to neighbouring Raebareli, office bearers of the party said. In the recently held Lok Sabha elections, Rahul Gandhi defeated Uttar Pradesh minister Dinesh Pratap Singh in the Rae Bareli constituency while Congress’ Kishori Lal Sharma wrested the Amethi seat from Union minister Smriti Irani.The event to thank the voters will be held on the Bhuemau Guest House premises in Raebareli on Tuesday instead of Amethi, the Congress’ Amethi district unit chief Pradeep Singhal said, adding the decision was taken to avoid the scorching heat.Singhal said that along with Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi, newly elected Amethi MP Kishori Lal Sharma will also be present in this programme.

06:27:33 AM IST, 11 June 2024

BJP Odisha legislature party to meet on Tuesday to choose CM

The BJP legislature party of Odisha will hold its first meeting on Tuesday to elect the chief minister and the new government will take oath the next day. meeting will take place at 4:30 pm at the party’s state headquarters. Union Minister Rajnath Singh and Bhupender Yadav will attend as observers. On June 4, the BJP secured a majority by winning 78 seats in the 147-member Odisha Assembly. However, the party has yet to designate a leader for the CM’s post.While senior Odisha MP Dharmendra Pradhan’s prospects of assuming the role of chief minister appear dim following his induction into the Modi 3.0 government, attention has shifted to Brajarajnagar MLA-elect Suresh Pujari, who returned from New Delhi on Monday.However, party leaders anticipate that the BJP leadership might unveil a surprise announcement, as seen in previous instances in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Chhattisgarh.

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