PM Modi may extend the motion of thanks in the Rajya Sabha today. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will meet his US counterpart Mike Pompeo today. Home Minister Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir today.
Here are the latest news of the day:
8.20 pm:Â Prime Minister Narendra Modi emplanes for Osaka, Japan where he will attend the G20 summit.
I am going to join BJP in presence of party's Working President JP Nadda, today, says TDP spokesperson Lanka Dinakarâ€” News Nation (@NewsNationTV) June 26, 2019
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United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo in Delhi: India & US should see the world as it is and see each other for what we are- great democracies, global powers and good friends. pic.twitter.com/1NI2LQ4Nb0â€” ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2019
7.15 pm:Â Prime Minister Narendra Modi likely to meet US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan on 28 June.
6.42 pm:Â Mumbai: Police Crime Branch has arrested a woman and a man for committing a robbery in Charkop. Police have recovered gold jewellery worth Rs 5,50,000 from them. Case registered u/s 454 457 and 380 of IPC.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath and Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat pay last respects to spiritual guru and Padma Bhushan recipient Swami Satyamitranand Giri in Haridwar. He passed away yesterday morning. pic.twitter.com/itjWqNgnKvâ€” ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2019
5.34 pm:Â ED has attached movable & immovable properties totaling â‚¹9,778 crore under PMLA in a case of cheating & bank fraud by M/s Sterling Biotech Ltd/ Sandesara Group & its main promoters Nitin Sandesara, Chetan Sandesara, & Deepti Sandesara along with others.
Srinagar: Union Home Minister Amit Shah chairs review meeting on security arrangements for upcoming #AmarnathYatra at Sher-i-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC); Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik also present. pic.twitter.com/jntLDKaymRâ€” ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2019
Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar met Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu in Delhi today. pic.twitter.com/qgkZagp9gsâ€” ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2019
4.15 pm:Â Vaishali Police have directed officials of Bhagwanpur police station to investigate and remove names of innocent people from the FIR that has been lodged against 39 people in Harbanspur in Vaishali district.
ICC says colour options were given to BCCI and they chose what they felt went best with the colour combination. The whole idea is to be different as England also wears a same shade of blue as India. The design is taken from Indiaâ€™s old T20 jersey which had orange in it. pic.twitter.com/PkPmsjmny6â€” ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2019
4.00 pm:Â Case registered against BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya and 10 others for thrashing a Municipal Corporation officer in Indore. Akash is the son of senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya.
2.45 pm:Â The Prime Minister reiterated the priority that he attaches to relations with the U.S. and outlined his vision for the Strategic Partnership in the new tenure of the Government and beyond, building on a strong foundation of trust and shared interest: MEA.
2.40 pm:Â US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on PM Narendra Modi this morning, he conveyed greeting of President Trump to the PM & congratulated him on his electoral victory. The PM thanked him for his greetings & requested him to convey his thanks to President Trump: MEA.
2.20 pm:Â There have been so many elections with EVMs and parties that are present in the Rajya Sabha have got opportunities to govern in different states after elections were held through EVMs. Then, why question EVMs today?: PM Modi
1.10 pm:Â Ahead of Union Home Minister Amit Shahâ€™s visit to J&K, Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh visited units deployed for security of Amarnath Yatra & reviewed the security arrangements on both the axis of Baltal & Pahalgam.
11.35 am: AgustaWestland case: Supreme Court today stayed the Delhi High Court order allowing the plea of accused-turned-approver Rajiv Saxena to go abroad for medical treatment. (file pic)
11.30 am:Â Syed Akbaruddin, India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations: Asia-Pacific Group UN unanimously endorses Indiaâ€™s candidature for a non-permanent seat of the Security Council for 2 year term in 2021/22.
11.15 am:Â AIMIM MP Asaduddin Owaisi: PM remembers Shah Bano. Didn't he remember Tabrez Ansari, Akhlaq, Pehlu Khan? Didn't he remember that his Minister had garlanded the murderers of Alimuddin Ansari? If someone is making the 'gutter' comment, then why do you not give Muslims reservation?
11 am:Â J&K Police: On a credible input, a cordon & search operation was launched jointly by police and security forces at Branpatri, forest area of Tral in Awantipora. During search operation, hiding terrorists fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter.
9.50 am:Â The mercury is likely to rise slightly in the national capital on Wednesday owing to dry conditions, the weatherman said. The maximum temperature is likely to touch the 40-degree Celsius mark. At 8:30 am, the city recorded a minimum of 29.6 degrees Celsius and humidity levels at 66 per cent, according to data from the India Meteorological Department. The weather office has predicted a partly cloudy sky and "thundery development during the day but there's a slim chance of rainfall".Â
9.40 am:Â The death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) rises to 132 in Muzaffarpur. 111 deaths in SKMCH and 21 in Kejriwal Hospital.
9.27 am:Â US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet NSA Ajit Doval in South Block this morning. They will discus multiple issues including terror & defence before the meeting between PM Modi and US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the G-20 summit at Osaka on June 28.
9.20 am:Â Special court for people's representatives dismisses Karnataka Minister DK Shivakumar's plea seeking quashing of Income Tax case against him.
9.05 am:Â At leastÂ 3 people have died and 12 more injured after the bus they were in, rammed into an electricity pole today in Kawakol of Nawada in Bihar today.
8.55 am:Â Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy holds a meeting with officials before his 'village stay programme' in Raichur.Â The Chief Minister will inaugurate 36 developmental projects in Raichur.
Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy holds a meeting with officials before his 'village stay programme' in Raichur, reports ANI. @hd_kumaraswamyâ€” News Nation (@NewsNationTV) June 26, 2019
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8.50 am:Â Tral encounter: Troops of 42 Rashtriya Rifles with Special Operations Group Tral carried out Cordon&Search Op during which an encounter broke out with terrorists today morning. On receipt of information troops of 180 Bn CRPF rushed to the spot for reinforcement. Firing underway.
8.30 am:Â Karnataka state-in-charge KC Venugopal to hold a meeting of 21 candidates who lost Lok Sabha elections, in Bengaluru today.
8 am:Â Home Minister Amit Shah to leave for Srinagar, J&K later today. He will review overall security situation in the state & also discuss security arrangements for Amarnath Yatra, in particular. He will also meet Governor Satya Pal Malik. He will return to Delhi tomorrow.
7.50 am:Â Lalremsiami, a member of Indian women's team which won FIH Series Finals hockey tournament in Hiroshima on Sunday, was received at her village in Kolasib district in Mizoram, on Tuesday. Lalremsiami lost her father to heart attack on Friday but stayed with her team to play finals on Sunday.
Mizoram: Lalremsiami, a member of Indian women's team which won FIH Series Finals hockey tournament in Hiroshima on Sunday, was received at her village in Kolasib dist, y'day. Lalremsiami lost her father to heart attack on Friday but stayed with her team to play finals on Sunday. pic.twitter.com/fTcvyN8ToXâ€” ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2019
7.40 am:Â An exchange of fire between terrorists and security forces is underway in forests of Tral area of Pulwama district.
7.20 am:Â Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha recite Hanuman Chalisa near Bally Khal in Howrah. OP Singh, BJYM Pres, Howrah says, "In Mamata Banerjee's rule we've seen Grand Trunk Road & other main roads are blocked on Fridays for namaz. Patients die,eople can't go to office on time. As long as it continues,we'll recite Hanuman Chalisa on Tuesdays on all main roads near Hanuman temples."
#WATCH WB: Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha recite Hanuman Chalisa near Bally Khal in Howrah. OP Singh, BJYM Pres, Howrah says, "GT Road is blocked to offer Friday namaz. Patients die,people can't reach office on time.Recitation continues till Friday Namaz like that is offered (25.6) pic.twitter.com/BscHgYJt2Câ€” ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2019
7 am: President Donald Trumpâ€™s chief of protocol, Sean Lawler, is leaving the administration ahead of Trumpâ€™s departure for the Group of 20 summit meeting in Japan. A senior administration official says Lawler, who holds the rank of ambassador at the State Department, is leaving amid a probe of his management of staff.
6.50 am:Â Demolition of 'Praja Vedike' building is underway in Amaravati. The building was constructed by the previous government led by N Chandrababu Naidu.