Gujarat court sentences Hardik Patel and two aides to two years in jail:Gujarat court sentences Hardik Patel and two aides to two years in jail and 50,000 rupees fine each in Visnagar Arson case of 2015; 14 of the 17 accused are acquitted.
Parliament passes Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018:Parliament passes the Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018; Properties of Economic offenders who flee the country will be siezed; Special fast track courts to settle cases exceeding 100 crore in quick time.
VVPATs to be delivered within time required for pre-poll preparations: ECI:The Election Commission of India is mandated under Article 324 to 329 of the Constitution of India to provide superintendence, direction and control for conduct of elections in accordance with the law in force and not for catering to any speculation or debate.
Jammu & Kashmir: Two terrorists gunned down in Anantnag:Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists gunned down in an encounter in Anantnag in Jammu and Kashmir; Encounter concludes; identity of one of the terrorists ascertained.
President Kovind in Chhattisgarh; interacts with farmers and SHGs:President Ram Nath Kovind completed one year in office on Wednesday; On a two-day visit to Chattisgarh, he interacted with tribals, students, farmers and self-help groups in Dantewada.
On Day 2 of Kargil Vijay Diwas, 1999 war strategy discussed:The second day of the Kargil Vijay Diwas started with the briefing of various points such as Tiger Hill, Trishul Height, Tolloling Top, where the war actually fought in 1999 from Lahmochan View Point at a height of 11,500 feet.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Uganda’s Parliament:Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses Ugandan Parliament, the first ever by an Indian Prime Minister, says Uganda is the pearl of Africa and a land of great wealth of resources and rich heritage, Adds India is proud to be Africa’s partner and Uganda central to India’s commitment to the continent.
Raging wildfires kill at least 74 in Greece:Raging wildfires killed 74 people including small children in Greece, devouring homes and forests as terrified residents fled to the sea to escape the flames.
Pakistan Elections: Early trends put PTI ahead of PML-N:As the counting of votes started in Pakistan on Wednesday at various polling stations, early leads showed Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf ahead of Nawaz Sharif’s Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz.
7 lakh 43 thousand jobs created in May : EPFO:Good news on the employment front; EPFO statistics say 7 lakh 43 thousand jobs created in May; 44 lakh 74 thousand jobs created between September last year and May 2018.
Mbappe and Salah shortlisted for FIFA player of the year award:FIFA, the world football governing body, have announced the Best Men’s Player award nominees for the 2017-2018 season, with France’s World Cup star Kylian Mbappe and Egypt’s Mohamed Salah being among those shortlisted.