Hello and welcome to Monday's live blog. From politics to sports to entertainment, the Internet is buzzing with the breaking news and headlines from across the globe. While the inaugural session of the 17th Lok Sabha has begun at Parliament today, World Cup fever sweeps the nation, where cricket rules the hearts of million. Here in this segment, News Nation brings you live news from all corners of the world. The latest stories will appear in our live blog below - so keep scrolling down.
Here are the LIVE updates:
#10:30 pm: 15 people were injured after their bus met with an accident at Islamabad Road, near Shahpur in Poonch earlier today.
#10:10 pm: Union Health Minister has instructed to set up a 100-bed paediatric ICU at SKMCH, by State Govt. In adjoining dists, 10 bed paediatric ICUs will be set up with support from Centre, so that such cases can be given exclusive treatment & there's no unnecessary load on facilities at SKMCH.
#09:30 pm: Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao invites Andhra Pradesh CM YS Jaganmohan Reddy for inauguration of Kaleswaram project. He handed over the invitation to Andhra CM at his residence in Amaravati.
#09:00 pm: Doctors remove more than 80 itemsfrom a patient's stomach in Udaipur.
Rajasthan: Doctors remove more than 80 items including keys, coins & 'chillam' among other items from a patient's stomach in Udaipur. pic.twitter.com/zrT4iHcvu0— ANI (@ANI) June 17, 2019
#09:00 pm: Major Ketan Sharma lost his life in an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Anantnag today.
#09:00: Defence Ministry seeks report on submarine fire from Navy.
#08: 38 pm: We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the CM. After an enormous movement, the meeting and discussions with our CM met a logical end. Considering everything we expect the govt to solve the issues as discussed in due time: Junior doctors of NRS Medical College & Hospital
#08:13 pm: Congress Parliamentary Strategy Group meeting to be held at UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi's residence tomorrow.
#08:13 pm: I will write a letter to the Prime Minister tomorrow: West Bengal Mamata Banerjee on if she will attend meeting of presidents of all political parties called by Prime Minister on 19th June.
#08:00 pm: JP Nadda appointed as BJP working President
#07:35 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives for the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting at the BJP headquarters.
#07:25 pm: Death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur rises to 104.
#7:00 pm: An IED blast took place while a security forces' vehicle was moving in Arihal, Pulwama. Police at the spot ascertaining the facts: Jammu & Kashmir.
#06:40 pm: BJP leader Sushma Swaraj and Union Ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari & Thawar Chand Gehlot arrive for BJP Parliamentary Board meeting.
#06:30 pm: BJP leader Dr CP Thakur raises questions on Bihar govt & CM Nitish Kumar over the issue of death due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome. In his press release he states that govt comes into active mode only at the time of outbreak,when it should've been active beforehand to prevent it
#06:20 pm: One terrorist neutralized in anantnag operation, arms & ammunition recovered. Identity and affiliation of the terrorist being ascertained.
#06:10 pm: MHA seeks report on Delhi Police personnel thrashing auto-drivers.
#5:35 pm: Children from entire Bihar come to Muzaffarpur,no.of ICUs need to be increased. 1-3 children are being treated on same bed,shows lack of resources.If we work on it now,situation will be under control next year: Muzaffarpur MP Ajay Nishad on deaths due to Acute encephalitis syndrome.
#05:30 pm: Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) to hold protests across Bihar on June 24 over Muzaffarpur Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) deaths.
#05:15 pm: Blackbox of crashed AN-32 damaged, data retrieval for accident probe may get delayed.
#05:00 pm: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has accepted the proposal of doctors to set up Grievance Redressal Cell in Government Hospitals.
#05:00 pm: Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey asks for latest cricket score during State Health Department meeting over Muzaffarpur Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) deaths.
#WATCH Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey asks for latest cricket score during State Health Department meeting over Muzaffarpur Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) deaths. (16.6.19) pic.twitter.com/EVenx5CB6G— ANI (@ANI) June 17, 2019
#04:55 pm: West Bengal Mamata Banerjee directs Kolkata Police commissioner Anuj Sharma to deploy a nodal police officer in every hospital, during the meeting with representatives of doctors at Nabanna.
#04:50 pm: A case has been registered against Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey in Muzaffarpur for not spreading awareness about Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) prior to the outbreak.
#04:40 pm: MHA seeks report from Commissioner of Police Delhi after videos of Delhi policemen publicly thrashing a Gramin Seva driver in Mukherjee Nagar area went viral on social media: Sources
#04:35 pm: Trinamool MLA Sunil Singh joins BJP in presence of Kailash Vijayvargiya, Mukul Roy.
#04:16 pm: Congress President and MP from Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha, takes oath in Lok Sabha.
Congress President and MP from Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi in Lok Sabha, after taking oath. Sonia Gandhi also present. pic.twitter.com/XS0D2C0Efl— ANI (@ANI) June 17, 2019
#04:15 pm: Our teams are stationed there&are working from the very first day. I have gone there&met the patients. I even went through their case sheet and spoke to doctors in details: Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on deaths in Muzaffarpur, Bihar due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome
#04:10 pm: Hindustani Awam Morcha & Jan Adhikar Party Loktantrik supporters show black flags to Bihar Health Minister, Mangal Pandey's convoy in Aurangabad.
#WATCH Bihar: Hindustani Awam Morcha & Jan Adhikar Party Loktantrik supporters show black flags to Bihar Health Minister, Mangal Pandey's convoy in Aurangabad. #Encephalitis pic.twitter.com/su5U1ZQ6ui— ANI (@ANI) June 17, 2019
#04:00 pm: Death toll due to heatstroke at Anugrah Narayan Magadh Medical College in Gaya rises to 35; 28 of them died while undergoing treatment while 7 were brought dead. 106 patients are undergoing treatment. Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey visited the patients today.
#02:15 pm: World Cup 2019: Bhuvneshwar Kumar to miss India's next two-three matches.
#02:11 pm: WATCH: Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan avoids media while being asked about rising death toll in Muzaffarpur (Bihar) due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES).
#02:05 pm: Doctors in Himachal Pradesh wear black bands in solidarity with protesting colleagues in West Bengal.
#01:55 pm: Jodhpur Court acquits Salman Khan in case against him for submitting fake affidavit in the black buck poaching case that he lost the license documents of his weapons, though the license were sent for renewal. Salman's counsel argued his intention wasn't to submit false affidavit.
#01:54 pm: Samajwadi Party (SP) MPs Mulayam Singh Yadav, Akhilesh Yadav and Azam Khan arrives in Parliament on the first day of the session of 17th Lok Sabha.
#01:43 pm: UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi leaves from Congress President Rahul Gandhi's residence.
#01:40 pm: BJP Parliamentary board to meet at 6 pm today at party headquarters.
#01:33 pm: Shyam Rajak, Bihar Minister when asked if CM Nitish Kumar will visit SKMCH, Muzaffarpur where more than 80 patients have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES): Everything is being monitored by CM. What is important? Monitoring and treating the patients or him visiting here?
#01:28 pm: The City Civil and Sessions Court, Mumbai has issued notice on the application filed by Nirav Modi's counsel and has now adjourned the matter on June 25 for reply and hearing on the application.
The City Civil and Sessions Court, Mumbai has issued notice on the application filed by Nirav Modi's counsel and has now adjourned the matter on June 25 for reply and hearing on the application. https://t.co/NIEDVpZiBg— ANI (@ANI) June 17, 2019
#01:26 pm: Nirav Modi to be declared a fugitive matter was fixed for hearing today at City Civil and Sessions Court, Mumbai. Nirav Modi's counsel filed an application that case can only be tried by a court designated under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act and Prevention of Corruption Act.
#01:15 pm: Harishnath Goswami, friend of Vidyut Jamwal named in the 2007 assault case, has also been acquitted by Metropolitan Magistrate Court, Bandra.
#01:12 pm: Meeting of State In-charges of "BJP Membership Drive" underway at BJP headquarters in Delhi; Party president Amit Shah to address the meeting later today. President of membership committee, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, & senior BJP leader Ramlal also present.
#01:10 pm: Metropolitan Magistrate Court, Bandra, has acquitted actor Vidyut Jamwal in a 2007 assault case. He was accused of smashing a bottle on a Juhu resident’s head.
#01:03 pm: All India Doctor's Strike being observed at Bengaluru's Victoria Hospital.
#01:02 pm: PV Rama Shastri takes charge as the new Additional Director General of Police (ADG) law and order of Uttar Pradesh.
#01:01 pm: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on the incident where an auto-driver was allegedly thrashed by policemen in Mukherjee Nagar area yesterday: It's an unfortunate incident. We condemn the incident. I appeal to the LG and Home Minister to take strict action against the accused police officers.
#12:53 pm: BJP Parliamentary board likely to meet in Delhi later today.
#12:46 pm: An Army Major and a soldier have been injured in an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Anantnag. The injured troops belong to 19 Rashtriya Rifles.
#12:42 pm: CM Yogi Adityanath has directed for an immediate inquiry in the incident where 4 youth escaped from a juvenile home in Meerut yesterday. The caretaker and another employee of the juvenile home have been suspended.
#12:39 pm: Gyan Bhushan, Superintendent Pawapuri Medical College, Nalanda: 5 people have died due to heat stroke; 58 patients are undergoing treatment at the hospital after heatstroke.
#12:20 pm: Doctors at AIIMS, Bhopal hold protest in support of doctors of West Bengal.
#12:17 pm: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath and his son Nakul Nath arrive at the Parliament. Nakul Nath has been elected as MP from Chhindwara.
#12:01 pm: Doctors at King George's Medical University (KGMU) in Lucknow are on strike in wake of violence against against doctors in West Bengal.
#12:00 pm: Congress President Rahul Gandhi arrives at his residence in Delhi, where Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was holding a meeting with Haryana Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi.
#11:55 am: Delhi's Saket Court grants bail to Monty Chadha (son of late liquor baron Ponty Chadha), in connection with a cheating case. Bail has been granted to him on two surety bail bonds of Rs. 50,000 each.
#11:53 am: Doctors at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Ranchi, Jharkhand, hold protest against violence against doctors in West Bengal.
Jharkhand: Doctors at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS), Ranchi hold protest against violence against doctors in West Bengal. pic.twitter.com/sgBIdvkqUH— ANI (@ANI) June 17, 2019
#11:49 am: Doctors continue to hold protest at All India Institutes of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar in the wake of violence against doctors in West Bengal.
#11:40 am: Union Ministers and BJP MPs Dr Harsh Vardhan and Dr Jitendra Singh took oath in Sanskrit and Dogri, respectively, as members of 17th Lok Sabha.
#11:36 am: Tejasvi Surya, BJP MP at Parliament: It's a great institution which has shaped country's past, present and future. I'm entering it with lot of gratitude for people who've elected me and also with sense of idealism to ensure Bharat Mata reaches pinnacle of glory which it's destined to do.
#11:31 am: Supreme Court agrees to hear a plea tomorrow filed by a private Haj tour operator claiming that government policy that requires private tour operators to provide Haj tour service at government rates would damage business of tour operators.
#11:25 am: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Shiromani Akali Dal MP from Bathinda Harsimrat Kaur Badal, BJP MP Smriti Zubin Irani take oath as member of the 17th Lok Sabha.
#11:20 am: Supreme Court once again declines to give an urgent hearing to advocate ML Sharma’s PIL against Lok Sabha elections being held via EVMs. The Court says, 'the matter will be listed in due course after vacation'.
#11:18 am: Doctors on strike at Sir Sunderlal Hospital in Banaras Hindu University in the wake of violence against doctors in West Bengal.
#11:17 am: Doctors at Assam's Guwahati Medical College hold protest against violence against doctors in West Bengal.
#11:16 am: Congress’ Kerala MP Suresh Kodikunnil, BJP MP and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah take oath as member of the 17th Lok Sabha.
#10:54 am: Supreme Court to hear tomorrow the petition seeking safety and security to government doctors across the country.
Supreme Court to hear tomorrow the petition seeking safety and security to government doctors across the country. pic.twitter.com/GJaLnqVv7o— ANI (@ANI) June 17, 2019
#10:48 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Parliament: Today, a new session is starting, there are new hopes and dreams with the beginning of this session. Since independence, this Lok Sabha elections saw highest number of women voters and women MPs. Click Here
#10:40 am: Encephalitis continues to wreak havoc in Bihar, death count reaches 100-mark. Read Full Story Here
#10:34 am: BJP MP Virendra Kumar takes oath as the Protem Speaker of the 17th Lok Sabha, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, Delhi.
#10:23 am: Thawar Chand Gehlot, leader of BJP in Rajya Sabha ahead of parliament session of 17th Lok Sabha today: I would request ruling party as well as opposition parties that any problem can be resolved through discussions. So, during the session, parties should make an effort to find solutions.
#10:10 am: One BSF jawan injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the Krishna Ghati sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
#10:07 am: Resident Doctors' Association of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi holds protest march against violence against doctors in West Bengal.
#10:03 am: Chief Minister of Meghalaya Conrad Sangma, Chief Minister of Manipur N. Biren Singh and Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu to meet Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari at Transport Bhawan, today.
#10:00 am: A 23-year-old man was beaten to death by a shopkeeper and his neighbors over theft allegation in Delhi's Prem Nagar on 15 June. Case registered, police have arrested the main accused.
#09:56 am: Doctors on strike at Jaipuria Hospital in Jaipur; Indian Medical Association (IMA) today has called for a nationwide strike of doctors in the wake of violence against doctors in West Bengal.
#09:49 am: More than 1500 people participated in the celebrations organised by the Indian Embassy ahead of the 5th International Day of Yoga, at Washington Monument in Washington, DC, yesterday.
#09:14 am: As per mandate, ruling party and opposition hold a role to play for the country. PM has guided us to work together for nation. We all are making the efforts to achieve the same: Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi ahead of Parliament Budget Session today.
#09:02 am: Death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur rises to 96.
#08:59 am: Indian Medical Association today has called for a nationwide strike of doctors in the wake of violence against doctors in West Bengal; Doctors at Sir Sayajirao General Hospital in Vadodara, Gujarat, hold protest outside Out Patient Department.
Gujarat: Indian Medical Association today has called for a nationwide strike of doctors in the wake of violence against doctors in West Bengal; Doctors at Sir Sayajirao General Hospital in Vadodara hold protest outside Out Patient Department pic.twitter.com/Ya6NS3CE3x— ANI (@ANI) June 17, 2019
#08:34 am: 12 people were killed after terror groups attacked a village in the Syrian province of Aleppo, through mortal shelling.
#08:23 am: Fire broke out in Attur layout of Yelahanka area of Karnataka's Bengaluru last night. No casualties reported.
#08:13 am: Jammu and Kashmir: Exchange of fire underway between security forces and terrorists in Anantnag. Area is under cordon.
#08:09 am: Central Railway CPRO: There was signal issue on downline before Kalyan station (between Thakurli and Kalyan). A local train was held up and slow services were diverted on fast downline. Issue rectified. Special services were run from Dombivli. Services expected to be normal soon.
Central Railway CPRO: There was signal issue on downline before Kalyan station (b/w Thakurli&Kalyan). A local train was held up&slow services were diverted on fast downline. Issue rectified. Special services were run from Dombivli. Services expected to be normal soon. #Mumbai pic.twitter.com/HsRFBFE546— ANI (@ANI) June 17, 2019
#08:07 am: Joint Secretary to Karnataka Government: Alok Kumar, IPS, Inspector General of Police and Additional Commissioner of Police, Crime Bengaluru City is promoted to officiate in the grade of ADGP, with immediate effect.
#08:00 am: IMD: Cyclonic storm Vayu lay centered at 05:30 hrs IST today over Northeast Arabian Sea and neighborhood, about 280 Km west-southwest of Naliya, 260 Km west-southwest of Dwarka and 360 Km west-southwest of Bhuj.