Top news of the day: PM meets Jammu and Kashmir leaders; Rahul Gandhi appears before Surat court in defamation case, and more

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chairs an during a meeting with various political leaders from Jammu and Kashmir in New Delhi on June 24, 2021. Photo: Twitter/@PMOIndia via PTI  

Modi meets Jammu and Kashmir leaders

Four former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir — Farooq Abdullah, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti — were among the 14 leaders who attended the meeting.

Rahul appears before Surat court in defamation case

The suit was filed by Surat BJP MLA Purnesh Modi over Mr. Gandhi's alleged remark on the 'Modi' surname.

Class 12 results | Supreme Court asks State Boards to notify in 10 days own schemes for internal assessment of final marks

Bench refuses to entertain a plea for a “uniform scheme” of assessment to be made applicable across Boards in the country.

Coronavirus | Why was DRDO’s COVID-19 drug licence given to only one laboratory, asks Madras High Court

The court asked why licenses had not been issued to as many reputed laboratories as possible, to ramp up production of the oral powder that has been approved to be used as an adjunct in treating COVID-19 patients.

Nambi Narayanan case | CBI opens probe against retired law enforcers

The CBI FIR filed in May named Siby Mathews, who then headed the “ISRO Spy Case” Special Investigation Team (SIT), his deputies, K.K. Joshua, and S. Vijayan and Thampi S. Durgadutt, and the then Deputy Director, Intelligence Bureau, R.B. Sreekumar, as accused in the police frame-up case initiated by the Supreme Court. The accused were now retired.

Modi asks people to be vocal for local toys

Mr. Modi also said India’s share is only about 1.5 billion dollars in the global toy market of approximately $100 billion.

Temporary relief for Twitter India in criminal case filed in Uttar Pradesh

High Court of Karnataka restrains U.P. police from taking coercive action against Managing Director Manish Maheshwari.

Sri Lanka’s ‘Metoo’ moment sparks reflection on newsrooms

Unlike the 2019 movement, women journalists put out specific details of perpetrators and the charges include sexual harassment and rape threats.

Last Apple Daily edition sold out across Hong Kong

By 8.30 a.m. local time, Apple Daily’s final edition of 1 million copies was sold out across most of the city’s newsstands.

Reliance has raised ₹3.24 lakh crore capital, says Ambani

This was done through the sale of stake in digital unit Jio Platforms and retail venture, rights issue and asset monetisation.

Saudi Aramco chairman to join Reliance Industries board

Reliance Industries expects Saudi Aramco deal to formalise in 2021.

Delta variant reported during Euro 2020: Danish officials

At least three people who attended the game between Denmark and Belgium tested positive for the virus.

Best Test team should be decided over at least three games: Kohli

Kohli feels a multi-game final would also capture the essence of Test cricket much better than a one off showdown.

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