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The Hindu Morning Digest: July 9, 2024


A jawan being taken to Billawar Health Center as he was injured after terrorists attacked a military convoy in Billawar, in Kathua on July 8, 2024.
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Five troopers killed, 5 injured as militants assault Army convoy in J&Okay’s Kathua

Five Army troopers had been killed and 5 had been injured in an ambush by militants in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. Following the assault, the Army engaged the attackers in a firefight, which remains to be persevering with.

Preliminary reviews urged that an Army patrol, comprising mild and heavy autos, got here beneath hearth from two instructions when the convoy reached Jenda Nallah in Badnota village, which is 124 km away from Kathua city. The incident passed off round 3.30 p.m. The patrolling autos had been from the Army’s 9 Corps (Rising Star Corps).

Ahead of talks with Putin, Modi says will ‘support’ peace in area

The resolution to the Russia-Ukraine struggle is not going to be “found on the battlefield” is the message Prime Minister Narendra Modi is predicted to ship, at the same time as he and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet on July 9 for structured talks and the twenty second Annual bilateral Summit. The two leaders met on Monday evening for a private dinner hosted by Mr. Putin at his Dacha within the Moscow suburb of Novo-Ogaryovo to set the tone for the go to, embracing one another, and discussing Mr. Modi’s return to workplace for a 3rd time period. In formal talks on Tuesday, financial points and the difficulty of discharge of Indians “misled” into becoming a member of the Russian army on the Ukraine warfront will likely be on the high of India’s want checklist.

Campaigning ends for Assembly byelections in 13 seats

Campaigning ended on July 8 for the Assembly byelections to be held on July 10 in 13 constituencies throughout seven States — Bihar, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh.

The bypolls will likely be keenly watched, specifically in Himachal Pradesh, the place polling will likely be held within the three seats of Dehra, Hamirpur, and Nalagarh, vacated by Independent MLAs who joined the BJP. Though the Congress has crossed the bulk mark of 35 seats within the Assembly by profitable 4 of the six seats within the bypolls held concurrently with the latest Lok Sabha election, the BJP is hoping for a windfall in these three.

ED strikes Supreme Court towards bail to Hemant Soren

The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) appealed to the Supreme Court on Monday (July 8) towards the grant of bail to Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren by the State High Court in a cash laundering case linked to a land rip-off.

Mahua Moitra flags BJP Minister’s ‘beef passes’ for ‘smugglers’; permits a routine affair, says BSF

After Trinamool Congress member of parliament Mahua Moitra alleged that Union Minister Shantanu Thakur issued passes to “smugglers” alongside the Bangladesh border to move “beef”, Border Security Force (BSF) officers mentioned that public representatives had been authorised to endorse such passes for native residents and consumption of beef was not unlawful in West Bengal.

As Mumbai faces deluge, Maharashtra CM assures excessive precedence assist to residents

On behalf of the India Meteorological Department (Mumbai), a pink alert has been issued for Mumbai Metropolis. Considering the security of the scholars, Municipal Commissioner and Administrator Bhushan Gagrani has introduced a vacation for all main, secondary and better secondary colleges and faculties of Mumbai Metropolis on July 9.

A serious Russian missile assault on Ukraine kills at the very least 20 folks and hits a youngsters’s hospital

A serious Russian missile assault throughout Ukraine killed at the very least 20 folks and injured greater than 50 on Monday, officers mentioned, with one missile putting a big youngsters’s hospital within the capital, Kyiv, the place emergency crews searched rubble for casualties.

High anti-incumbency towards BJP, Congress will kind govt. with a thumping majority in Haryana: Deepender Hooda

The Haryana Assembly polls are three months away. The Congress goes into this election using excessive on the Lok Sabha ballot outcomes, the place, after a spot of 10 years, the social gathering received 5 out of the ten seats. Lok Sabha member and senior social gathering chief in Haryana Deepender Hooda speaks to The Hindu on classes from the Lok Sabha polls and the expectations forward of the Assembly elections.

Centre set to tweak standards for in accordance classical language standing

Amid a clamour for classical standing for a lot of languages, the Central authorities has determined to tweak the factors for giving this particular tag. The Linguistics Expert Committee of the Union Culture Ministry submitted a report on October 10 final yr, suggesting some tweaks and modifications within the standards for in accordance classical standing to any language, sources within the Ministry informed The Hindu.

Chopra flogging survivor information criticism towards CPI(M), BJP leaders for sharing video

The survivor of the Chopra flogging incident in West Bengal has filed a police criticism towards CPI(M) State secretary Mohammed Salim and BJP chief Amit Malviya for sharing movies of the incident on social media. The video of the flogging incident went viral on June 30 and was shared by many, together with Mr. Salim and Mr. Malviya.

Mentor Yuvraj was very pleased once I received out for duck, he have to be proud now: Abhishek Sharma

India opener Abhishek Sharma has revealed that his mentor Yuvraj Singh was delighted when he received out for a duck on his T20I debut towards Zimbabwe right here because the swashbuckling former all-rounder, for causes greatest identified to him, felt it was a “good start”.

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