today’s breaking news
Let’s take a look at today’s headlines, all the big news from across the country…
News 1 – The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday announced the demonetisation of the Rs 2,000 note. However, notes of this denomination can be deposited or exchanged in banks till September 30. In a statement issued in the evening, the RBI said that the Rs 2,000 notes currently in circulation will remain valid till September 30. Along with this, RBI has asked banks to stop issuing Rs 2,000 notes with immediate effect.
News 2 – Siddaramaiah took oath as Chief Minister and DK Shivakumar as Deputy Chief Minister in Karnataka today. Apart from him, eight MLAs also took oath as ministers. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressed the gathering after the swearing-in ceremony. He announced from the same platform that all the five promises made by the Congress party during the elections would be fulfilled in the next hour or two. He also referred to his ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ and said that in this we eradicated hatred and won love. In the market of hatred, Karnataka has opened lakhs of shops of love.
News 3 – In the midst of the scorching heat, the Meteorological Department has given the news of relief. Southwest Monsoon is very likely to advance into some parts of South Bay of Bengal, Andaman Sea and Andaman & Nicobar Islands during next 3 days. Due to this, there are chances of rain in many areas. According to the Meteorological Department, it may rain in many parts of the country during the next 5 days. IMD has predicted heavy rain at isolated places over Assam and Meghalaya from 20th to 24th. On the other hand, there is a possibility of rain in Arunachal Pradesh on 20 and 21 May and in Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura on 24 May.
News 4 – China has opposed holding the G20 meeting in Kashmir, while Turkey and Saudi Arabia have not registered for the event in Srinagar. China on Friday said it will not attend next week’s G-20 tourism working group meeting in Jammu and Kashmir and it “strongly opposes” holding such a meeting in the “disputed region”. About 60 representatives of G20 countries are expected to participate in this meeting to be held in Srinagar.
News 5 – The dispute between the Delhi Government and the Central Government is not taking the name of stopping. On May 19, the Center passed an ordinance overturning a Supreme Court order that had empowered the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in Delhi to transfer and post officers. Now the Center has approached the Supreme Court to review the decision of the Constitution Bench.
News 6 – PM Modi reached Hiroshima, Japan on Friday to participate in the G-7 summit. India is not a part of this conference but PM Modi is attending this summit as a guest country. PM Modi attended the meeting of this conference on Saturday. In this meeting, PM Modi also met US President Joe Biden. As soon as Biden entered the hall, PM Modi greeted him with a hug, after which there was some conversation between the two leaders.