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Join us for today’s school assembly where we present the latest national and international news headlines in English. We’ll also bring you updates on sports and today’s entertainment news in English. To offer a diverse learning experience, we include a thought for the day, a word of the day, and insights on what happened today in history worldwide, ensuring students stay informed and motivated.

National News Headlines in English for 6 July 2024

Stay updated with 6 July 2024 news headlines in English for school assembly. Learn about various sectors´ happenings in our country. 

1. CJI Chandrachud Advises SEBI and SAT Amid Market Surge:

Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud urged SEBI and the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) to be cautious as equity markets soar. He emphasized creating more SAT benches to manage increased workloads and ensure stability.

2. Congress Counters BJP with Complaint to Lok Sabha Speaker:

The Congress has written to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, highlighting inaccuracies in PM Modi’s recent address. This move follows the BJP’s notice against Rahul Gandhi’s speech, sparking a tit-for-tat strategy in Parliament.

3. BJP Likely to Field Muslim Candidate in Moradabad Bypoll:

For the upcoming Kundarki bypoll in Moradabad, BJP plans to field a Muslim candidate, a first since 2019. The move aims to regain lost ground in UP, focusing on a strategy tailored for the bypolls.

4. India and Australia Announce Collaborative Research Projects:

Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh announced the results of the 15th round of the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund. The program supports joint research projects, strengthening scientific ties and addressing shared challenges.

5. Lawyer Alleges Chinese-Linked Businessman Behind Hindenburg Report on Adani:

Senior lawyer Mahesh Jethmalani claims a Chinese-linked businessman commissioned Hindenburg Research’s report, which hurt Adani Group shares. SEBI’s investigation revealed Kingdon Capital and Kotak Mahindra aided Hindenburg in taking short positions on Adani shares.

6. NCERT Launches Culturally Relevant English Textbook ‘Poorvi’ for Class 6:

NCERT has released a new Class 6 English textbook, ‘Poorvi,’ emphasizing Indian content and context. This new approach aims to make learning more culturally relevant. Initially delayed, ‘Poorvi’ replaces the older textbook ‘Honeysuckle.’

7. PM Modi Highlights ‘Make in India’ at SCO Summit:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasized the ‘Make in India’ initiative’s potential to boost global growth and create resilient supply chains. At the SCO Summit, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar delivered Modi’s remarks, highlighting India’s contributions to the SCO’s economic agenda.

8. Paytm Introduces Health and Income Protection Plan for Merchants:

Paytm launched an exclusive health and income protection plan for its merchant partners, starting at Rs 35 monthly. The plan, available on the ‘Paytm for Business’ app, offers health consultations, doctor visits, and income protection for accidental injuries and natural calamities.

9. Gen AI Impacts Revenue Growth at Infosys and Tech Mahindra BPO Units:

Generative AI, such as Chat GPT, has led to the weakest revenue growth in six years for Infosys and Tech Mahindra’s BPO units. Companies are adopting AI to replace routine human tasks, affecting traditional outsourcing revenue.

10. Sebi Chief Urges Reporting of Market Misconduct:

Sebi chief Madhabi Puri Buch urged market players to report misconduct early, enabling prompt regulatory action. Addressing portfolio managers, she emphasized the importance of preventing systemic issues and maintaining market integrity.

11. ISRO Announces Bhartiya Antriksh Hackathon 2024:

ISRO announced the Bhartiya Antriksh Hackathon 2024 for students to tackle space-related challenges. Teams will compete in a 30-hour event on Aug 13, 2024, with 12 problem statements from various ISRO centres, as part of National Space Day celebrations.

12. New NMC Chairperson Prioritizes Medical Education Quality:

Dr. BN Gangadhar, the new chairperson of the National Medical Commission, aims to enhance medical education standards. Appointed after a gap since September 2023, he emphasizes improving quality across all dimensions of medical education.

13. India to Build Public AI Platform:

Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw announced India’s plan to develop a public AI platform, similar to its digital public infrastructure approach. Speaking at the Global IndiaAI Summit, he emphasized making AI resources and information accessible to all.

14. India AI Mission to Invest in GPUs for Startups:

The Indian government will spend Rs 5,000 crore of the India AI Mission fund to procure GPUs and offer subsidized computing capacity to startups. This investment aims to accelerate AI and machine learning development in India.

15. India Allows Telecom Tariff Hikes to Improve Service Quality:

The Indian government and telecom regulator will not prevent telecom companies from raising mobile tariffs. Despite low global rates, the authorities encourage companies to focus on improving service quality amid competitive market conditions.

16. Military Concerns Over Agnipath Scheme’s Impact on Combat Readiness:

Military officers and veterans express concerns that the Agnipath scheme may degrade combat effectiveness and operational efficiency. The scheme demobilizes 75% of Agniveers after four years, potentially impacting readiness against threats from China and Pakistan.

17. India Plans to Extend Health Insurance to Elderly Population:

The Indian government is exploring models to extend the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) to cover all citizens above 70. This move aligns with the National Democratic Alliance’s promise to expand health insurance benefits ahead of the general election.

18. India’s Military Exports Reach Rs. 21,083 Crores in FY 2023-24:

India’s military exports hit Rs. 21,083 crores ($2.5B) in FY 2023-24, driven by the ‘Make in India’ and ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ initiatives. The government aims for Rs. 50,000 crores ($6B) in defense exports by FY 2028-29. Currently, India exports military equipment to 84 countries, including high-income nations.

19. SEBI Sets Timelines for Credit-Rating Agencies’ Periodic Surveillance:

SEBI has issued specific timelines for credit-rating agencies (CRAs) to follow during periodic surveillance actions, effective August 1, 2024. This move aims to standardize the appeals process and improve the ease of doing business for CRAs, ensuring uniformity in handling rating reviews.

20. India and UK Deepen Cybersecurity Cooperation:

India and the UK have agreed to strengthen cooperation between their cyber agencies to create a secure and resilient cyberspace. The sixth cyber dialogue in New Delhi covered cyber threat assessment, internet governance, data protection, and protection of critical infrastructure, along with capacity building and multilateral cooperation.

21. Maharashtra Government to Settle Mumbai Metro One’s Debt:

The Eknath Shinde government has directed MMRDA’s executive committee to consider a one-time settlement of the Rs 1,700 crore debt owed by Mumbai Metro One Pvt Ltd (MMOPL) to its lenders. The oldest metro corridor in Mumbai, Metro 1, serves 4.6 lakh passengers daily and is operated by Reliance Infrastructure-promoted MMOPL, with MMRDA holding a 26% stake.

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International News in English for 6 July 2024

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1. Keir Starmer Set to Become UK Prime Minister as Labour Party Wins Big:

Keir Starmer is poised to be the next UK prime minister, with Labour predicted to win 410 seats in the 650-seat parliament. This marks the end of 14 years of Conservative-led government, with Rishi Sunak’s party forecast to take only 131 seats, down from 346. The Conservatives are being punished for a cost-of-living crisis and years of instability.

2. Chinese Officials Face Skepticism in Attracting Foreign Investment:

Chinese officials, following President Xi Jinping’s call to attract foreign capital, face scepticism abroad. At a recent event in Singapore, doubts were raised about Beijing’s commitment to foreign investment in rare earths. Despite assurances, Beijing tightened regulations, highlighting challenges in convincing investors amid conflicting national security and economic policies.

3. UK Election Results May Impact India-UK Free Trade Agreement:

The long-negotiated India-UK Free Trade Agreement (FTA) could see changes following a potential Labour Party victory in the UK. The FTA aims to reduce tariffs on various goods but has faced delays due to political instability in the UK since Brexit. A new government may alter the dynamics of these negotiations.

4. Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Shares Soar to New Heights:

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders’ share price surged over 20%, reaching an all-time high of ₹5,621.45. This rally pushed the company’s market capitalization past ₹1 lakh crore, making it the first Indian shipbuilding company to achieve this milestone. It now ranks 81st among India’s largest listed companies, surpassing several Nifty 50 firms.

5. Google to Make India Key Export Hub for Pixel Smartphones:

Google plans to establish India as a key export hub for its Pixel smartphones, with commercial production starting through Foxconn and Dixon subsidiary Padget Electronics. Initially targeting European markets, Google aims to eventually supply the US with India-made Pixel phones, demonstrating its commitment to the Indian market.

6. Google to Split Pixel Production Between Foxconn and Dixon:

Google will produce the base variant of its Pixel smartphones through India’s Dixon Technologies, while Foxconn will handle the Pro variants. An official announcement is expected in the second half of the year, with production aimed at serving European and US markets.

7. UPI Launches in Paris’s Galeries Lafayette Flagship Store:

India’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is now available at Galeries Lafayette in Haussman, Paris. This follows the January 2024 launch at the Eiffel Tower, expanding UPI’s global reach. Shoppers can use UPI for payments, enhancing convenience for Indian travellers.

8. France Aims to Host 30,000 Indian Students by 2030:

French President Emmanuel Macron announced a goal to welcome 30,000 Indian students by 2030. French universities offer diverse programs, including many in English. Living expenses in Paris can reach up to €1,200 per month, while other regions are more affordable.

9. Microsoft Begins Another Round of Layoffs:

Microsoft has initiated a new round of layoffs, affecting various teams and locations. Although the number of employees impacted is undisclosed, roles in product and program management were among those cut. The company states these adjustments are part of regular business management.

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Sports News in English for 6 July 2024

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1. Djokovic Advances to Wimbledon Third Round Despite Injury:

Despite nursing a right knee injury, Novak Djokovic advanced to the third round at Wimbledon with a hard-fought 6-3, 6-4, 5-7, 7-5 victory over Jacob Fearnley, a Briton ranked 277th. Fearnley, who recently surged in rankings after winning a Challenger event in Nottingham, had memorable moments, including breaking Djokovic’s serve and receiving applause from the tennis legend.

2. Indian Men’s Football Team to Play in Tri-Nation Tournament:

The Indian men’s football team will participate in a Tri-Nation friendly tournament in Vietnam during the October 2024 FIFA Window, facing Vietnam (116) and Lebanon (117), both ranked ahead of India (124) in the FIFA rankings. Meanwhile, Indian swimmer Sajan Prakash, the first to achieve the Olympic Qualifying Time, is tending to injuries at an ayurvedic facility, missing the Paris Olympics. Srihari Nataraj and 14-year-old Dhinidhi Desinghu will represent India at the Olympics through Universality Places.

3. Kiran Pahal Misses Relay Team, Competes in Individual 400m at Olympics:

Despite a stellar performance, Kiran Pahal did not make the Indian women’s 4x400m relay team for the Paris Olympics but will compete in the individual 400m after qualifying. The Olympic cycle has been challenging for Indian swimming, with no swimmers making the ‘A’ or ‘B’ qualifying marks. However, Dhinidhi Desinghu, 14, will represent India, aiming to fulfill her Olympic dream.

4. BCCI Presents Special Team India Jersey to PM Modi:

The BCCI presented Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a Team India jersey No. 1 with ‘Namo’ written on it. BCCI President Roger Binny and Secretary Jay Shah handed over the special jersey. The Indian Cricket Team met PM Modi at his official residence, expressing gratitude for his support.

5. India to Face Vietnam and Lebanon in October Friendlies:

Following their exit from FIFA World Cup Qualifying, India will play in a Tri-Nation tournament in October against Vietnam (WR 116) and Lebanon (WR 117). The AIFF’s executive committee will discuss the Indian football roadmap, including the introduction of relegation in the Indian Super League (ISL) from the 2024-25 season.

6. Sameer Bhate Shines at State Ranking Masters’ Table Tennis Tournament:

Sameer Bhate won three gold medals at the MMTTC-PTKS 1st State Ranking Masters’ Table Tennis tournament. He triumphed in the men’s 49+ singles final and, alongside Kiran Salian, won the men’s 39+ and above doubles title, defeating Naveen Salian and Rajesh Singh in four games.

7. Andy Murray’s Wimbledon Farewell:

Andy Murray, in his farewell to Wimbledon, suffered a first-round loss in the men’s doubles with his brother Jamie. The duo was defeated 7-6 (8/6), 6-4 by Australians Rinky Hijikata and John Peers. Murray, a two-time singles champion, openly wept in front of fans, expressing his wish to “play forever.”

8. Indian Grandmasters Draw at Superbet Classic:

Indian Grandmaster R. Praggnanandhaa drew with Fabiano Caruana of the US, while D. Gukesh split points with Anish Giri in the eighth round of the Superbet Classic chess tournament. All five games ended in draws, keeping Caruana’s half-point lead. Praggnanandhaa, Gukesh, and Alireza Firouzja are close behind with 5 points each.

9. Bopanna and Ebden Advance at Wimbledon:

India’s Rohan Bopanna and Australia’s Matthew Ebden progressed to the second round of Wimbledon men’s doubles after defeating Dutch pair Robin Haas and Sander Arends 7-5, 6-4. The match, delayed by rain, lasted 71 minutes. The reigning Australian Open champions will next face Germany’s Hendrik Jebens and Constantin Frantzen.

10. Bodhana Sivanandan Makes History in Chess:

Nine-year-old British Tamil chess prodigy Bodhana Sivanandan will represent England at the Chess Olympiad in Budapest, becoming the youngest sports star to do so. Ranked as the top under-10 girl globally by FIDE, Sivanandan joins the England women’s team as its youngest member.

11. Cristiano Ronaldo’s Dramatic Euro 2024 Match:

Cristiano Ronaldo missed a stoppage-time penalty but later scored in a dramatic shootout during Portugal’s Euro 2024 match against Slovenia. The missed penalty left Ronaldo in tears. He faces accusations of ‘ambush marketing’ at the tournament, similar to previous actions taken against Nicklas Bendtner.

12. India’s Athletics Team for the Paris Olympics:

India named a 28-member athletics team for the Paris Olympics, led by javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra. Long jumper Jeswin Aldrin is expected to join later. Chopra, a Tokyo Games gold medallist and reigning world champion, is skipping the Diamond League to prepare for the Olympics.

13. Massive Turnout for India’s Cricket Victory Parade:

Mumbai police deployed 5,000 personnel to manage a crowd of 300,000 at Marine Drive and Wankhede Stadium during the Indian cricket team’s T20 World Cup victory parade. The event required extensive planning and coordination with the Mumbai Cricket Association and BCCI.

14. Sinner and Alcaraz Advance at Wimbledon; Osaka Loses:

Jannik Sinner and Carlos Alcaraz reached the Wimbledon third round. Sinner defeated Matteo Berrettini in a three-hour 42-minute match, while Naomi Osaka was defeated on her return to Centre Court after five years. Sinner’s composed play helped him overcome Berrettini’s 48 unforced errors.

15. Indian Runner Deepanshi Suspended for Doping:

India’s top woman 400m runner Deepanshi has been suspended by NADA after failing a dope test at the National Inter-State Championships. Her in-competition sample contained anabolic steroids. Deepanshi had won a silver medal with a time of 52.01 seconds, finishing behind Kiran Pahal.

16. Hardik Pandya Tops ICC T20I All-rounder Rankings:

Hardik Pandya became the first Indian player to reach the No.1 spot in the ICC men’s T20I allrounder rankings, tying with Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga. Pandya played a crucial role in India’s T20 World Cup victory, contributing with both bat and ball, including key wickets in the final.

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Today’s Entertainment News in English 

Now, let’s dive into the entertainment world and see what news has taken place.

1. Supacell: Netflix’s New Hit Superhero Show:

Netflix’s new superhero series, Supacell, has garnered a perfect score on Rotten Tomatoes, positioning it as a potential global hit. Following the disappointment of Jupiter’s Legacy, Netflix seems to have found success with this British thriller, adding diversity to the streaming giant’s superhero genre offerings.

2. Ali Fazal Defends Profanity in ‘Mirzapur’ Season 3:

Ali Fazal, portraying Guddu Bhaiya in Mirzapur Season 3, defended the show’s use of profanity, emphasizing its authenticity in portraying the gritty reality of the depicted regions. He highlighted the contrast with more restrained language norms in traditional Indian cinema, acknowledging the varied audience reactions to explicit content.

3. Anime Update: Sazae-chan vs. Demon Slayer Season 4 Finale:

Sazae-chan, the longest-running anime series, maintained its dominance over the weekly anime TV rankings despite the highly acclaimed finale of Demon Slayer Season 4. While Demon Slayer achieved near-perfect ratings and significant viewer engagement, it fell short of overtaking Sazae-chan in popularity and viewership ratings.

4. Sharvari’s Blockbuster Success with ‘Munjya’:

Actress Sharvari celebrated her first Rs 100 crore blockbuster with the film Munjya, marking a significant milestone in her career. Expressing gratitude for the overwhelming support and love from audiences, she noted how such success early in her career motivates her to pursue better roles and work.

5. Concerns Over Actors Promoting Unauthorized Platforms:

Nithin Kamath, co-founder of Zerodha, raised concerns about celebrities endorsing unauthorized and unregulated platforms. He highlighted an instance involving TV actors Karan Wahi and Krystle D’Souza promoting OctaFx, an online forex trading app facing legal scrutiny. Officials are investigating the actors’ role in promoting the platform without understanding its legal status.

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Thought for the Day for Students

Start your day with an inspirational thought for the day for students. Believe in yourself and prepare to face challenges:

thought for the day

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Word of the Day 

Let us learn a new word of the day to improve your vocabulary and language skills:

Word MeaningSentence 
Precipitous (Adjective)Steep or sheer, typically describing a cliff or slope.The hikers were cautious while navigating the precipitous trail up the mountain.
Pugnacious (Adjective)Inclined to quarrel or fight
readily; combative.
The boxer’s pugnacious attitude often intimidated his opponents before they even stepped into the ring.
Pernicious (Adjective)Causing insidious harm or ruin; injurious; harmful.The pernicious effects of gossip can destroy relationships and trust among friends.
Panacea (Noun)A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases; a
Many people view education as the panacea for poverty and inequality in society.
Philanthropy (Noun)The desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by the donation of money to good causes.His philanthropy extended beyond donations; he actively volunteered in his community to make a difference.

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What Happened Today in History

Understand the significance of what happened today in history and learn how to make a difference:

1. 1967: Nigerian Civil War Erupts Over Biafran Secession:

Nigeria plunges into a civil war as the region of Biafra declares independence, leading to years of conflict and humanitarian crisis.

2. 1988: Piper Alpha Oil Rig Explodes in the North Sea:

The Piper Alpha oil rig in the North Sea explodes, resulting in the loss of 167 lives in one of the world’s deadliest offshore oil disasters.

3. 1957: John Lennon and Paul McCartney First Meet in Liverpool:

The iconic duo of The Beatles, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, meet for the first time, setting the stage for one of the most influential partnerships in music history.

4. 1854: The Republican Party Formed to Oppose Slavery:

In Jackson, Michigan, the Republican Party is founded as an anti-slavery party, later becoming a major political force in the United States.

5. 2005: Terrorist Bombings Rock London Transport System:

Coordinated suicide bombings target London’s public transport network during rush hour, killing 52 people and injuring over 700 in one of the worst terrorist attacks in British history.

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    1. Hi Akriti,

      Glad that you have liked our School Assembly News Headlines which aims to update the students about what is happening around the world. As per your valuable comment, we will surely work in upcoming future.

    1. Hi Akriti,

      Glad that you have liked our School Assembly News Headlines which aims to update the students about what is happening around the world. As per your valuable comment, we will surely work in upcoming future.