TODAY NEWS ON June 09, 2024

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Narendra Modi to take oath as Prime Minister for third consecutive term

Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi is set to take oath on Sunday for a third straight term as the head of a coalition government after two full tenures in which the BJP enjoyed a majority on its own. India on Saturday announced that leaders of seven countries from its neighbourhood and the Indian Ocean region including Maldives President Mohamed Muizzu and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will attend the swearing-in ceremony scheduled to begin at 7:15 p.m. on Sunday.

Narendra Modi’s coalition Ministry set to assume office today

Prime Minister Modi is all set to be sworn in with his Council of Ministers for a third successive term – a feat achieved only by India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru – albeit as the head of a coalition government. Massive preparations are underway for the ceremony to be held on Sunday evening at the Rashtrapati Bhavan forecourt after Prime Minister Modi was elected leader of the NDA’s parliamentary party on Friday.

Bill to raise legal marriage age for women lapses as 17th Lok Sabha dissolves

With the dissolution of the 17th Lok Sabha, a Bill that aimed to bring uniformity in the age of marriage for men and women has lapsed. The Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was introduced in the Lok Sabha in December 2021 and was referred to the Standing Committee on Education, Women, Children, Youth and Sports. The Standing Committee received multiple extensions over a period of time. Citing provisions of law and Constitution, former Lok Sabha Secretary-General and Constitution expert P. D. T. Acharya told PTI that with the dissolution of the 17th Lok Sabha, “the Bill has now lapsed”.

INDIA bloc leaders to jointly decide on attending PM’s oath-taking ceremony

Opposition parties belonging to the INDIA bloc will take a call on June 9 to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Council of Ministers. Earlier on June 8, senior Congress leaders K.C. Venugopal and Jairam Ramesh had said the party leaders had not received any invitation.

Congress Working Committee asks Rahul Gandhi to accept Leader of Opposition post in Lok Sabha

The Congress Working Committee unanimously adopted a resolution on Saturday asking Rahul Gandhi to become the Leader of the Opposition (LoP) in the 18th Lok Sabha. Taking note of the sentiments expressed at the party’s highest decision-making body, Mr. Gandhi said he will think it over and decide “very soon”. Party president Mallikarjun Kharge urged him to “abide” by the CWC’s formal resolution and take up the responsibility.

Sonia Gandhi unanimously elected as Congress Parliamentary Party chairperson

Sonia Gandhi has been elected as the chairperson of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP). Her name was proposed by Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge and seconded by Gaurav Gogoi, Tariq Anwar and K Sudhakaran. Earlier in the day, the Congress Working Committee passed a resolution requesting Rahul Gandhi to take up the post of Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha.

NEET Exam results : High-powered committee to analyse grievances of 1,600 students

The National Testing Agency has decided that a high-powered committee will analyse the grievances of 1,600 students who appeared for the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test 2024 for admission into medical colleges. The results for the medical entrance exam NEET-UG were announced on June 4. Several aspirants have cited irregularities and are demanding a re-test. The issues that aspirants sought to address involved the alleged NEET paper leak incident in Bihar, alleged hidden grace marks, illogically high scores, an unexpected number of full scores, and very high cut-off scores.

N. Chandrababu Naidu to take oath as Andhra Pradesh CM on June 12

The Telugu Desam Party national president N. Chandrababu Naidu will take oath as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on June 12 at 11.27 a.m. A place close to an IT park at Kesarapalle near Gannavaram airport has been zeroed in as the venue for the oath-taking ceremony. National Democratic Alliance’s Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, a few senior NDA leaders, and Chief Ministers of a few other States will attend the ceremony.

Bodies of 4 students who drowned in Russia recovered

The bodies of four medical students from Maharashtra who drowned in the Volkhov river in Russia were recovered on Saturday, the Consul General of India in Russia, Kumar Gaurav, said. The four students were studying at the Yaroslav-the-Wise Novgorod State University in Veliky Novgorod city in Russia.

U.S. destroys drones, missiles in Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen

American forces destroyed four drones and two anti-ship ballistic missiles in areas of Yemen controlled by Iran-backed Huthi rebels, the U.S. military said on Friday. The Huthis have been targeting vessels in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden since November 2023 in attacks they say are in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza.

UN to add Israel, Hamas to the global list of offenders that harm children

The U.N. secretary-general will tell the Security Council next week that both Israel and Hamas are violating children’s rights and leaving them exposed to danger in their war to eliminate each other.

Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu says he would be honoured to attend Modi’s swearing-in ceremony

Maldivian President Mohamed Muizzu said on June 8 that he would be honoured to attend Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony and his visit to India for the historic event would demonstrate that bilateral ties are heading in a positive direction. Mr. Muizzu’s remarks came as he accepted the invitation to attend Prime Minister Modi’s swearing-in ceremony in New Delhi. Mr. Modi will be administered the oath of office on June 9, his third consecutive term as Prime Minister. “President Muizzu has accepted the invitation to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Modi and the Council of Ministers of the Government of India,” his office said in a statement.

Israel rescues 4 hostages kidnapped in October 7 Hamas attack

Israel said on June 8 it rescued four hostages who were kidnapped in a Hamas-led attack on October 7. The Army said it rescued Noa Argamani, 25, Almog Meir Jan, 21, Andrey Kozlov 27, and Shlomi Ziv, 40, in a complex special daytime operation in Nuseirat. The hostages were rescued in two separate locations in the heart of Nuseirat, it said.

China Embassy says no such thing as ‘president’ of Taiwan region

A day after the Chinese Foreign Ministry objected to an exchange of congratulatory messages between Taiwanese President William Lai Ching-te and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi reiterated Beijing’s objection and declared Taiwan is an “inalienable part” of China. The protest by the Chinese mission came two days after Taiwan’s President congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi. “There is no such thing as ‘president’ of the Taiwan region. Taiwan is an inalienable part of China’s territory. The Government of the People’s Republic of China is the sole legal government representing the whole of China. This is an undeniable fact, a universal consensus of the international community and a basic norm in international relations,” said the Spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy in India in a social media post on X.

Biden, Macron to discuss Israel and Ukraine in pomp-filled state visit

Fresh from commemorating the 80th anniversary of D-Day, French President Emmanuel Macron will host U.S. President Joe Biden on June 8 for a state visit marked by pomp and a parade as well as talks on trade, Israel and Ukraine. The two men, who share a warm relationship despite past tensions over a submarine deal with Australia, will participate in a welcoming ceremony with their wives at the iconic Arc de Triomphe and a parade down the Avenue des Champs-Elysees before holding a meeting about policy issues and then attending dinner.

Media baron Ramoji Rao passes away

Media baron and founder of the Eenadu group, Ramoji Rao passed away early on June 8 morning at a private hospital in Hyderabad. The 87-year-old was admitted to a private hospital due to some age-related health issues on Friday night. He passed away at 4.50 a.m., the Eenadu group reported. A first-generation entrepreneur he is credited with changing the Telugu media landscape launching the Eenadu newspaper with innovative news coverage and page design. Later, he moved into Television launching the ETV as an entertainment channel and also the first 24-hour news channel in Telugu.

Jarange-Patil begins fresh hunger strike for Maratha quota

Maratha activist Manoj Jarange-Patil began an indefinite fast on Saturday, demanding the implementation of a draft notification that recognises all blood relatives of Maratha community members as Kunbis, an agrarian group classified as another backward class (OBC) community, who are eligible for quota benefits. “I will not give up until the Maratha reservation is granted,” he said.

Iga Swiatek wins her third consecutive French Open women’s title by defeating Jasmine Paolini

Iga Swiatek won her third consecutive French Open championship and fourth in five years by defeating Jasmine Paolini 6-2, 6-1 in the final on Saturday.

T20 World Cup 2024 | New York braces for marquee India-Pakistan clash

It is the Super Bowl on steroids. This is how a Nassau County official described the India-Pakistan Group-A clash which will be held on June 9. The marquee affair of a World Cup has come to new shores, but the hype and excitement has not dipped. Tickets for the 34,000-capacity Nassau County International Cricket Stadium is long sold out, with prices now soaring high in the reseller market.

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