Prime Minister Narendra Modi will briefly visit Sri Lanka during which he will hold discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena. This visit to Sri Lanka will be his second international visit since becoming Prime Minister for the second term. The national executive of the JD(U) will meet in Patna, Bihar. The JDU is likely to take decision if they will contest Assembly election in Jharkhand. Heatwave continues to effect normal life in North India. Amid new peace overtures from the Imran Khan government after the re-election of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the White House has made it clear to Pakistan that the onus for sustained peace in South Asia was on it by putting the terror groups out of business.
Here are all the latest news of the day:
11.47 pm: London, England: Indian fans celebrate outside The Oval after India beat Australia by 36 runs in their second match of CWC 2019.
11.37 pm: ICC World Cup 2019: India wins match against Australia by 36 runs, at The Oval.
11.29 pm: 100 fire fighters present at the spot after fire broke out at Samuel Garside House by Riverside Barking in East London, today.
11.00 pm: Lucknow: SP leader Mulayam Singh Yadav was admitted to Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences due to high levels of blood sugar, today. All his reports are normal.
10.15 pm: Kanpur: A minor girl was allegedly raped by her teacher at a madarsa. CO, Govind Nagar says, 'Received info this afternoon, a girl accused her teacher at madarsa of raping her, case has been registered. Accused has been arrested and girl has been sent for medical check-up; probe on'.
10.11 pm: School Education Department, Madhya Pradesh: Schools which were scheduled to re-open on June 16 after summer holidays, will now re-open on June 23 because of the prevailing heat.
10.05 pm: DCP, Mumbai Police: 1 dead and 5 injured after a car hit people standing at Zakaria Bunder bus stop in Sewri,today. Injured have been taken to KEM Hospital. Accused driver arrested. Accused and his wife also received injuries in the accident. Investigation underway.
10.00 pm: Rafael Nadal wins his 12th French Open title, beating Dominic Thiem 6-3, 5-7, 6-1, 6-1 in the final RG 19.
9.52 pm: Meteorological experts have predicted that monsoon will enter in Mumbai along with Konkan during this period. Meteorology department has appealed to fishermen to avoid entering in the Arabian Sea on June 11-12.
9.50 pm: Directorate General of Information and Public Relations, Maharashtra: Meteorological experts have predicted that a cyclone may occur in the Arabian Sea near the west coast of India between June 11 and 12. The cyclone will be around 300 km away from the coast of the state.
9.31 pm: Kochi: Rain lashed parts of the city earlier today after monsoon hit Kerala yesterday.
9.30 pm: Coimbatore: Water bodies go dry and groundwater levels recede as heat wave conditions persist in the city. A local says,'We have been witnessing monsoon failure for past 3 seasons. Urge govt to clean all ponds and tanks and construct more check dams to save water during rains.'
9.03 pm: Delhi: Minister of State for Railways Suresh Angadi conducted inspection at Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station, earlier today. Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari was also present.
8.42 pm: Duped by travel agent, 20 people get stuck in Saudi Arabia.
8.33 pm: Jammu and Kashmir: A terrorist hideout was busted in joint search and cordon operation launched by the Army along with Special Operation Group (SoG) in Panthna forests of Keshwan belt in Kishtwar district, today. Ammunition and other support items were seized.
8.22 pm: Kushinagar: A minor girl was allegedly gang-raped by six men, yesterday. Ramdas Prasad, CO City says,'6 people have been arrested, a case has been registered, girl has been sent for a medical check-up; further investigation underway.'
8.20 pm: Akash Kulhari, SSP Aligarh on protest in Tappal demanding justice in the murder case of 2.5-year-old girl: Police was deployed to maintain law and order situation. No lathi charge done. All the accused who are involved in the case have been arrested.
8.17 pm: Tirupati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy offer prayers to Lord Venkateshwara at Tirumala temple.
8.07 pm: Rahul Sinha, BJP: Party has called a 12-hour 'bandh' in Basirhat and in entire West Bengal tomorrow, we will observe black day. BJP will move court over Police role. Remains of the deceased are being taken to their native places for funeral.
8.00 pm: Chief Minister Office, Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik expresses grief on death of 4 persons due to collapse of a building in Dhenkanal, today. CM conveys his sympathy and announces ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh each to next of the kin of deceased. Injured will get free medical treatment.
7.53 pm: Tirupati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Tirumala temple to offer prayers. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jaganmohan Reddy also present.
7.45 pm: Jammu and Kashmir: Anti-Corruption Bureau: The searches of the premises of J-K Bank which started yesterday after registration of FIR by Anti Corruption Bureau has concluded today. Further investigation is going on.
7.36 pm: Rohit Sharma becomes fastest Indian to score 2000 runs against Australia in ODIs.
7.14 pm: During investigation, it was revealed that accused along with his associates had conspired to procure Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) from Bangladesh and supply it from Malda in West Bengal to Bengaluru and other parts of Karnataka for circulation using couriers, reported news agency ANI.
7.12 pm: National Investigation Agency arrested accused Sabiruddin from Malda, West Bengal yesterday in connection with Bengaluru case of FICN worth Rs 6,84,000. One mobile handset and personal documents seized. Court sent him on 4 days transit remand today.
6.55 pm: Governor Tripathi is sad at unfortunate loss of lives and properties of citizens. Extends his heartfelt sympathy for families of deceased. Appeals to all to see to it that no violent incidents take place, and peace and harmony prevail in state.
6.50 pm: Press Secretary to Governor of West Bengal: Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi expresses concern about the violent incidents in Sandesh Khali, North 24 Parganas yesterday and other parts of West Bengal recently.
6.48 pm: Locket Chatterjee, BJP MP from Hooghly in Basirhat: Families of the deceased want to take the remains to party office but Mamata's police are stopping us saying that last rites will be held in village. If police don't leave then last rites will be done here on road.
Locket Chatterjee, BJP MP from Hooghly in Basirhat: Families of the deceased want to take the remains to party office but Mamata's police are stopping us saying that last rites will be held in village. If police don't leave then last rites will be done here on road. #WestBengal pic.twitter.com/kVaEAMJCds— ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2019
6.36 pm: West Bengal: Security forces stop BJP leaders in Basirhat while they were taking the remains of the deceased BJP workers to party office.
6.33 pm: Delhi: Heat wave conditions persist in the city, 43.8 degrees Celsius is the maximum temperature recorded, today.
6.18 pm: Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah holds a meeting with Maharashtra core group at BJP Headquarters, ahead of assembly elections in the state later this year.
Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah holds a meeting with Maharashtra core group at BJP Headquarters, ahead of assembly elections in the state later this year. pic.twitter.com/gZJgH65PfL— ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2019
6.13 pm: AN-32 Aircraft search update: No search-and-rescue (SAR) operations for the aircraft could take place today, due to bad weather and low clouds. Helicopters, UAV and C-130J were airborne for missions, but landed back due to rains. SAR by ground party is on.
6.05 pm: I want to give my best wishes to Jaganmohan Reddy ji, he too will take Andhra Pradesh forward, I want to assure that Indian govt will always be there for the people of Andhra: PM Narendra Modi.
5.52 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a public meeting in Tirupati: First of all, I would like to apologise as my programme went a little longer in Sri Lanka, and that's why I got late in reaching here and I want to apologise for it.
5.46 pm: Mumbai: Two people drowned in two separate incidents today; a 11-year-old boy at Marine Drive and a man at Juhu beach.
5.38 pm: Andhra Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Tirupati; received by Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy. PM will offer prayers at temple of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala.
5.33 pm: Delhi: Home Minister Amit Shah holds a meeting with Jharkhand core group at BJP Headquarters, ahead of assembly elections in the state later this year.
5.27 pm: India vs Australia: Shikhar Dhawan scores a century at The Oval in London.
5.14 pm: Sources: Centre has expressed 'deep concern' over continuing violence in West Bengal even after conclusion of LS polls and issued an advisory to State Govt. Latest reports indicated that 4 people were killed on June 8 in post-poll clashes in Bhangipara, Hatgacha in North 24 Parganas.
5.00 pm: Himachal Pradesh: Two Israeli trekkers who were stranded in Manikaran valley in Rasol since yesterday after they lost their way were rescued by Himalayan Adventure Rescue team, early morning today.
Himachal Pradesh: Two Israeli trekkers who were stranded in Manikaran valley in Rasol since yesterday after they lost their way were rescued by Himalayan Adventure Rescue team, early morning today.— News Nation (@NewsNationTV) June 9, 2019
More updates: https://t.co/4N223Ginbh pic.twitter.com/LLrYzMJwvg
4.55 pm: Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik arrives in Delhi; says,'I'll be meeting PM Modi, regarding mainly the damage done by Cyclone Fani and the funds the Centre can give us for that. Also, I have an appointment with the President whom I will be seeing and I will be attending NITI Aayog meeting.'
4.32 pm: Maharashtra: Rain lashes parts of Aurangabad.
4.04 pm: Sri Lanka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves from Colombo for India after concluding his two-nation visit to Sri Lanka & Maldives. Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe accompanied PM Modi to the airport.
3.37 pm: London: Vijay Mallya arrives at The Oval cricket ground to watch IND vs AUS match; says, "I am here to watch the game."
3.35 pm: Sri Lanka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets people after his address at India House in Colombo.
Sri Lanka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets people after his address at India House in Colombo. pic.twitter.com/5V0BEHuKXu— ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2019
3.31 pm: Today India’s position in the world is getting stronger and a large part of that credit goes to Indian diaspora. Wherever I go, am told about the successes and accomplishments of the Indian diaspora: PM Modi.
3.22 pm: PM Narendra Modi while addressing the Indian Community at India House in Colombo: I am happy to share that the Indian community overseas and the Government of India are on the same page when it comes to several issues.
3.15 pm: Sri Lanka: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Tamil National Alliance (TNA) delegation in Colombo.
3.11 pm: Maximum votes were cast after Independence, this time in spite of the heat, says PM Modi.
3.10 pm: Indians are praised in every country: PM Modi addressing the Indian diaspora in Colombo.
2.40 pm: Janata Dal United (JDU) will not be a part of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) outside the state of Bihar. JDU will fight the upcoming elections alone in J&K, Jharkhand, Haryana & Delhi. The decision has been taken in the party's National Executive Meet today.
2.17 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi signs visitors' book at Presidential Secretariat. Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena also present.
Colombo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi signs visitors' book at Presidential Secretariat. Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena also present. pic.twitter.com/ocHHH1K1dL— ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2019
2.10 pm: Congress President Rahul Gandhi at a roadshow in Kozhikode.
1.30 pm: A meeting of Haryana Congress leaders held at former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's residence today in Delhi.
Delhi: A meeting of Haryana Congress leaders held at former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's residence today pic.twitter.com/VQnh4hNcBg— ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2019
1.07 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena.
1 pm: A meeting chaired by Union Home Minister and BJP President Amit Shah at party office with core groups of Haryana, Maharashtra and Jharkhand ahead of Assembly elections in these states later this year.
12.30 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi accorded ceremonial welcome. Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena also present.
Colombo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi accorded ceremonial welcome. Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena also present pic.twitter.com/ly8GsSl3Yc— ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2019
12.09 pm: PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to victims at St Anthony’s Church in Colombo. The church had come under terrorist attack in April this year.
12 pm: The PM tweeted, "Happy to be back in Sri Lanka, my third visit to this beautiful island in four years. Share the warmth shown by the people of SL in equal measure. India never forgets her friends when they are in need. Deeply touched by the ceremonial welcome. @RW_UNP."
Happy to be back in Sri Lanka, my third visit to this beautiful island in four years. Share the warmth shown by the people of SL in equal measure. India never forgets her friends when they are in need. Deeply touched by the ceremonial welcome. @RW_UNP pic.twitter.com/wjZjKPno01— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 9, 2019
11.37 am: Union Home Minister and BJP President Amit Shah arrives at party office in Delhi. Shah has called a meeting of Haryana, Maharashtra and Jharkhand core groups ahead of assembly elections in these states later this year.
11.27 am: JDU national executive meeting underway in Patna. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar present along with leaders Prashant Kishor,Bashistha Narain Singh and KC Tyagi.
JDU national executive meeting underway in Patna. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar present along with leaders Prashant Kishor,Bashistha Narain Singh and KC Tyagi. pic.twitter.com/QMq4l7g8Tj— ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2019
11.22 am: Congress President Rahul Gandhi holds a roadshow in Kozhikode.
Kerala: Congress President Rahul Gandhi holds a roadshow in Kozhikode pic.twitter.com/vJyzdLqN9J— ANI (@ANI) June 9, 2019
11.18 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Colombo, received by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
11.13 am: Congress President Rahul Gandhi met Rajamma, a retired nurse who was present at the time of his birth, in Kozhikode.
11.11 am: Photograph of leaders at the G-20 Ministerial meeting on trade and digital economy in Tsukuba,Japan. Union Minister Piyush Goyal led the Indian delegation.
11.10 am: Kailash Vijayvargiya,BJP National General Secretary on reports of 5 BJP workers killed in Basirhat,WB: Union Home Minister has asked for a report from the state govt and I am sure Centre will take this up seriously. There is a lot of anger among the people over the incident
10.50 am: A body of a 8-year-old girl was found in a drain at Kamla Nagar earlier today in Bhopal. Akhil Patel, ASP says,"Body has been sent for post-mortem. Reason of her death can be ascertained once medical reports come." One policeman has also been suspended.
10.40 am: 4 dead, 5 injured after wall of rice mill collapsed near Alasua market in Odisha's Dhenkanal.
8.10 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to offer prayers at the Tirumala temple in Tirupati later today, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy to accompany him.
8 am: PM Modi would also be called upon by the Sri Lankan Leader of Opposition, Mahinda Rajapaksa and later meet leaders of the Tamil National Alliance.
7.30 am: Operation is underway by a team of Army and the NDRF to rescue a two-year-old, who fell into a 150-foot-borewell in Punjab's Sangrur, on Thursday.
6.32 am: Sri Lankan intelligence chief resigns over Easter Sunday bombings.
6.31 am: The national executive of the JD(U) will meet in Patna, Bihar. The JDU is likely to take decision if they will contest Assembly election in Jharkhand.
6.30 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will briefly visit Sri Lanka during which he will hold discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena. This visit to Sri Lanka will be his second international visit since becoming Prime Minister for the second term.