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News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Srishty Choudhury | Updated on: 23 Jun 2019, 12:13:22 AM
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New Delhi:

PM Modi to hold meeting with economists and financial experts to discuss growth and development. GST council has decided to allow businesses to use Aadhaar for registration on GST portal. A three-member BJP central delegation led by former Union minister SS Ahluwalia will visit trouble-torn Bhatpara in West Bengal on Saturday, where two persons were killed and several others injured in clashes between two groups suspected to be affiliated to the TMC and the BJP. Narendra Modi will attend the G20 summit in Osaka in Japan from June 27 to 29.MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar announced that former Union minister Suresh Prabhu would be India's Sherpa at the meet. Ten suspects arrested in a case involving a terror module in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh's Amroha were planning to establish an ISIS caliphate in the country by resorting to large-scale attacks in and around the National Capital Region, the NIA Friday told a Delhi court.

Here are all the latest news of the day:

12:10 am: Kedar Jadhav: Our actual plan was to look for around 250, we were targeting 250-260 but we fell short of 20-30 runs. So we knew that we will have to make up those 20-30 runs in fielding. Credit to the bowlers that they defended this small total.

11:25 pm: CWC 2019: India wins by 11 runs against Afghanistan. India had given a target of 225 runs to Afganistan to win the match.

10:37 pm: Mob attacks by extremist Hindu groups against minorities continued in India throughout 2018: US

10:00 pm: Gujarat: Rain lashed parts of Vadodara earlier today.

09:50 pm: Uddhav Thackeray, Shiv Sena: The first help center was started in Maharashtra today, we got farmers to fill up forms. We'll take all of that to the CM & if needed, we'll take farmers along with us. I don't wan to blame anyone, schemes are good but don't reach the rightful person.

09:11 pm: Delhi: Upendra Shukla, a resident of Mehrauli, was arrested today for murdering his wife and 3 children by slitting their throats.

8:41 pm: Bringing respite from the heat, rain lashed parts of Chennai earlier today. The state of Tamil Nadu is reeling under water crisis this year.

8:30 pm: Blue Corner Notice has been issued against IMA Jewels chief Mansoor Khan, who is absconding.

7:46 pm: Watch: A ruckus ensued at Vijayawada Municipal Council meeting today after portraits of TDP leaders NT Rama Rao and N Chandrababu Naidu were replaced with pictures of CM and YSRCP chief YS Jagan Mohan Reddy at the council hall.

7:19 pm: External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is hosting a dinner for Heads of Missions, in Delhi today.

7:12 pm: Andhra Pradesh Govt has appointed V Vijayasai Reddy as "Special Representative of Government of Andhra Pradesh at AP Bhavan, New Delhi" with immediate effect. He will be assigned the rank of Cabinet Minister.

6:57 pm: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot chaired State Level Tax Advisory Committee Meeting in Jaipur, earlier today.

6:50 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today attended an interactive session with over 40 economists and other experts, organized by NITI Aayog, on the theme "Economic Policy – The Road Ahead." The meeting has now concluded.

6:49 pm: An Army Motorcycle Expedition to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas was flagged off from Leh by Lt General YK Joshi, GOC Fire and Fury Corps on June 21.

6:44 pm: ICC World Cup 2019: Afghanistan restrict India to 224/8.

6:42 pm: Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: Congress leaders sometimes insults Armed forces, sometimes they obstruct the path to make laws for women empowerment and women security. Triple Talaq has got nothing to do with religion, it pertains to wrong traditions and wrong practices.

6:40 pm: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat today visited Akhnoor and reviewed the preparations to respond to cease fire violations, counter infiltration grid and preparation to deal with provocations by Pakistan on Line of Control and International Border.

6:37 pm: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said on Saturday the situation in the valley had vastly improved over the past year and the Hurriyat Conference was willing to enter into a dialogue with the government.

6:15 pm: Locals in Vaishali dist's Harivanshpur village put up banners and stick posters on their cattle, announcing reward of Rs 15,000 for the one who finds Union Min Ram Vilas Paswan and Rs 5000 for the one who finds the local MLA. Say, "7 children died here.But no MP or MLA has come"

6:00 pm: West Bengal Government will observe the death anniversary of Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee tomorrow.

5:30 pm: Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani on services through Iranian Airspace: No substantial effect on Air India flights. Details being worked out for rerouting incoming flights.

4:45 pm: All Indian operators in consultation with DGCA have decided to avoid the affected part of Iranian Airspace to ensure safe travel for the passengers. They will re-route flights suitably: DGCA

3:47 pm: Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, CPI(M): Allegations against my son Binoy should be examined and the truth should be brought out. Neither my party nor I should be held responsible for this, none of us will help him. Police is investigating the matter, let the investigation continue.

3:21 pm: Smriti Irani, BJP MP from Amethi takes a woman to hospital in her convoy ambulance.

3:15 pm: Bihar Health Department gives an order for investigation of the matter where human skeletal remains were found behind Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital, Muzaffarpur.

3:00 pm: Rajinikanth's Rajini Makkal Mandram distributed water through water tankers in Chennai's Kodambakkam area today.

2:50 pm: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath at Hamidia Hospital in Bhopal. He underwent an operation for a trigger finger problem and is in a stable condition.

2:20 pm: BJP parliamentary party meeting will be held on 25th June at the Parliament library building, Delhi.

2:00 pm: Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan met Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today.

1:00 pm: Tej Pratap Yadav arrives at Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Ranchi to meet his father and former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav, who is undergoing treatment at the hospital.

12.50 pm: Human skeletal remains found behind Sri Krishna Medical College & Hospital, Muzaffarpur. 108 people have died at SKMCH due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES).

12.40 pm: Parked car damaged after a tree fell on it, at Cubbon Park in Bengaluru, today.

12.05 pm: AIADMK organised a 'yagna' at Arulmigu Gangadeeswarar temple in Purasawalkam, Chennai praying for rain. State Minister D. Jayakumar, says, "A drought like situation is prevailing, in this context, we went to the almighty & performed special prayers for rain."

12 pm: Iran oil imports, trade top agenda during US Secy Mike Pompeo's India visit.

11.50 am: Posters put up in Punjab's Pakhowal road in Ludhiana asking state Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu to quit politics. Sidhu had said that he will quit politics if Rahul Gandhi loses Lok Sabha election from Amethi, Rahul Gandhi lost the election by 55,120 votes to BJP's Smriti Irani.

11.40 am: Aruna Kumar, Dean, Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal on Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath: CM was admitted to Hamidia Hospital today morning. He had a trigger finger problem. He underwent an operation and his condition is stable. He has been kept under observation for few hours.

11.30 am: Andhra Pradesh Government transfers 42 Indian Administrative Service, Indian Police Service & Indian Railway Personnel

11.20 am: Communist Party of India's Kanhaiya Kumar visits SKMCH Hospital in Bihar's Muzaffarpur where 108 people have died due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome Service officers in the state.

11 am: A 3-member BJP delegation led by BJP MP, SS Ahluwalia to visit Bhatpara today. SS Ahluwalia says, Union Home Min Amit Shah is immensely saddened by violence in Bhatpara. Such incidents are occurring only in WB. We will talk to the concerned persons&submit a report to him."

10.02 am: DCP South Delhi: A man stabbed to death his wife and three children in Mehrauli, today. Further investigation underway.

9.55 am: Police in Bathinda has arrested a man for posing as an Inspector General of Police and duping people of lakhs of rupees.

10 am: MEA: We expect  Pakistan to take all necessary steps to effectively implement the FATF Action Plan fully within the remaining time frame i.e. by September 2019 in accordance with its political commitment to the FATF & take credible, verifiable, irreversible and sustainable measures to address global concerns related to terrorism and terrorist financing emanating from any territory under its control.

9 am: 'Halwa Ceremony' to be held at Finance Ministry to mark the beginning of printing of documents relating to Union Budget 2019-20, today

8.40 am: Death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) rises to 128 in Muzaffarpur. 108 deaths at SKMCH & 20 deaths at Kejriwal hospital in Bihar.

8.35 am: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: We continue to call for their release, and encourage the government to appoint an envoy to address the various religious freedom concerns.

8.30 am: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: In Pakistan, Supreme Court acquitted Asia Bibi, a Catholic, of blasphemy, sparing her the death penalty after she spent nearly a decade in prison. However, more than 40 others remain jailed for life, or face execution on that very same charge.

8.30 am: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo: In Pakistan, Supreme Court acquitted Asia Bibi, a Catholic, of blasphemy, sparing her the death penalty after she spent nearly a decade in prison. However, more than 40 others remain jailed for life, or face execution on that very same charge.

8.26 am: Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC): Yellow Line Update - Delay in services between Vishwavidyalaya and Central Secretariat. Normal service on all other lines.

8.25 am: One person died, three injured as a 36-year-old man drove over homeless people sleeping on pavement near Neela Gumbad, in Hazrat Nizamuddin area, yesterday; A case has been registered under sections 308/304 IPC, further investigation underway

8.15 am: 7-yr-old girl Licypriya Kangujam stood near Parliament premises y'day to draw PM Modi's attention towards climate change,says,"I urge him&all MPs to act on climate change now&save our future. The sea levels are increasing & the Earth is becoming hotter. They should act now."

>8 am: The police have seized 8 kg Heroin like substance and arrested two people in Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir, yesterday; A case has been registered under NDPS Act, further investigation is underway.


7 am: 'Jan Adhikar Chhatra Parishad' members polish shoes in Patna to collect money for children affected due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES). A member says,'Crores are being spent on Yoga day celebrations across the country,we'll collect the money&give it for children.'

6.50 am: US President Donald Trump nominates Mark Esper as Secretary of Defense.

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First Published : 23 Jun 2019, 12:13:22 AM