TODAY NEWS ON June 14, 2024
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National Headlines:

Centre reappoints Ajit Doval as National Security Advisor

The Centre on June 13 reappointed former IPS officer Ajit Doval as the National Security Adviser (NSA), according to an official order. His appointment will be co-terminus with the term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi or until further orders, the order said. The Centre also reappointed P.K. Mishra as Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister. His appointment too will be co-terminus with the term of the Prime Minister or until further orders, said a government order.

PM Modi reviews security situation in J&K; says ‘deploy full spectrum of counter-terror capabilities’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 13 reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir with National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and other senior officials, Government of India sources said. The Prime Minister was given a full overview of the security-related situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

GST Council to meet for the first time this year on June 22

The Centre has decided to convene a meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on June 22, eight-and-a-half months after its last meeting, the Finance Ministry said on June 13, 2024. “The 53rd meeting of the GST Council will be held on 22nd June, 2024 at New Delhi,” a ministry statement informed. The Council that is generally expected to meet every quarter, has met just six times since 2022.

NEET-UG 2024 results: Grace marks given to 1,563 candidates withdrawn, Centre tells Supreme Court

The Supreme Court recorded the Union Government’s submission on June 13 that the scorecards of 1,563 candidates granted compensatory marks in the NEET-UG 2024 on June 4 will stand cancelled and they can sit for a re-test likely to be held on June 23. A Vacation Bench of Justices Vikram Nath and Sandeep Mehta was informed by the Centre that these candidates would be now informed of their actual scores without the compensatory or grace marks.

Supreme Court stays release of Hindi movie ‘Hamare Baarah’

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the June 14 release of Annu Kapoor’s movie Hamare Baarah after taking note of allegations that the film is derogatory to the Islamic faith and married Muslim women. A vacation bench comprising Justices Vikram Nath and Sandeep Mehta took note of the submissions of lawyer Fauzia Shakil, who represented the petitioner Azhar Basha Tamboli and asked the Bombay High Court to take an expeditious decision on the plea.

Jarange-Patil suspends fast, sets one-month deadline for Maratha quota demand

Pro-Maratha quota activist Manoj Jarange-Patil on Thursday agreed to end his indefinite strike, six days after he started it, granting the Eknath Shinde-led government a one-month deadline to accept the community’s demands. While ending his fast in Jalna’s Antarwali Sarati village, his native home, the activist maintained pressure on the ruling party leaders that despite giving a month’s deadline, they would go ahead with our preparations for the upcoming Assembly election.

Arrest warrant issued against former Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa in POCSO case

The First Fast Track Court (POCSO court) has issued an arrest warrant against former Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa in a case registered against him on March 14 under the POCSO Act, 2012. The octogenarian is accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl who had come to him seeking his help, along with her mother, on February 2. With the arrest warrant issued, the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) probing the case will now move to arrest the BJP leader.

Will review airfares on priority: new Aviation Minister

A review of airfares will be a “priority” for the new government as pricing fluctuations are a “cause of concern”, said Telugu Desam Party’s Member of Parliament Kinjarapu Rammohan Naidu as he took charge of the Ministry of Civil Aviation on Thursday.

Purnea MP Pappu Yadav gets bail in extortion case

In a relief for the newly elected Purnea Lok Sabha member Rajesh Ranjan, alias Pappu Yadav, the Purnea Chief Judicial Magistrate court granted him bail in an extortion case.

Four forest department staff die while dousing fire in Uttarakhand

Four Forest department employees died while dousing fire in Uttarakhand’s Almora district on Thursday. Four others were severely injured and were moved to hospital.

J&K schools told to play national anthem daily

Schools in Jammu and Kashmir were on Thursday directed to start the morning assembly sessions with the national anthem in accordance with the standard protocol.

Fact-finding team must probe Rajkot fire, says Gujarat High Court

The Gujarat High Court on June 13 slammed the State government and directed it to set up a “fact-finding committee” to probe the Rajkot game zone fire incident and the role of officials in allowing the illegal structure to come up which remained functional for years without any licence.

Supreme Court stays release of Hindi movie ‘Hamare Baarah’

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the June 14 release of Annu Kapoor’s movie Hamare Baarah after taking note of allegations that the film is derogatory to the Islamic faith and married Muslim women. A vacation bench comprising Justices Vikram Nath and Sandeep Mehta took note of the submissions of lawyer Fauzia Shakil, who represented the petitioner Azhar Basha Tamboli and asked the Bombay High Court to take an expeditious decision on the plea.

Manipur Cabinet panel to oversee rehabilitation of internally displaced persons

The Manipur Cabinet on Thursday constituted a cabinet sub-committee to oversee the rehabilitation and relocation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the State due to the ongoing conflict, days after a recent spate of violence in Jiribam district displaced over 1,000 more people from their homes and villages.

Fresh infiltrators in J&K may have played role in attacks

Amid a spate of terror attacks in the past three days in the Jammu region, security agencies suspect that three or four groups of terrorists, some of them are fresh infiltrators, are on the move in the Reasi, Doda and Kathua areas.

International Headlines:

India strongly rejects references to Jammu and Kashmir in China-Pakistan joint statement

India on June 13 stoutly rejected “unwarranted” references to Jammu and Kashmir in the latest joint statement by China and Pakistan and asserted that the Union Territory and Ladakh “have been, are and will always remain” its integral parts. The joint statement was issued in Beijing on June 7 following talks between Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Chinese Premier Li Qiang. “We have noted unwarranted references to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in the joint statement between China and Pakistan of June 7. We categorically reject such references,” External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Randhir Jaiswal said.

U.S. NSA Jake Sullivan, Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell expected in New Delhi next week

After two previously cancelled trips to India earlier this year, it appears that U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan is once again scheduled to visit New Delhi, with plans for a trip next week. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Kurt Campbell confirmed on Wednesday that he would also be travelling to India with Mr. Sullivan.

Kuwait building fire: Kuwait offers help to repatriate bodies of Indians

In the aftermath of the Kuwait building fire that claimed at least 45 Indian lives on Wednesday, the Kuwaiti authorities have assured India of their “full support, including for medical care, early repatriation of mortal remains, and investigation of the incident”, Minister of State for External Affairs Kirti Vardhan Singh said on Thursday, after a meeting with Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Abdullah Ali Al-Yahya in Kuwait city.

PM Modi arrives in Italy for G7 Summit Outreach meet, bilateral talks with world leaders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Apulia, southern Italy, to attend the Outreach session of the G7 Summit and hold bilateral talks on a wide range of issues with world leaders on June 14.

As G7 Italy summit begins on June 13, troubled world leaders focus on Ukraine war, China

Group of Seven (G7) leaders start their annual summit on June 13 looking to double down on support for Ukraine in its war with Russia and offer a united face in confronting China’s political and economic ambitions. With the Middle East, migration and artificial intelligence (AI) also on a packed agenda, the June 13-15 summit in southern Italy would be taxing for leaders at the best of times, but most of them are also bowed down by their own domestic woes.

Record 120 million people forcibly displaced globally: UNHCR

A staggering total of 120 million people are living forcibly displaced by war, violence and persecution, the U.N. said June 13, branding the ever-increasing number a “terrible indictment on the state of the world”. The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR said forced displacement globally had once again smashed records, with conflicts in places like Gaza, Sudan and Myanmar forcing even more people to flee their homes. The global displaced population is now equivalent to that of Japan, it pointed out in a statement.

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