Bengaluru, June 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived back home on Sunday night after his two-day, maiden tour to neighbouring Bangladesh. He was welcomed by Foreign Minister Sushma Sawraj who presented him a flower bouquet.
From politics to sports, get all the latest happenings of the day here:
6:30 pm: Tripura's health and family welfare department bans sale of maggi noodles in the state.
6:15 pm: JD-U is clear election should be contested under leadership of Nitish Kumar, Cong endorses the same, said JD(U) leader Ajay Alok.
5:51 pm: Lalu Yadav and Nitish Kumar are not major factor in Bihar, public doesn't want them, said Pappu Yadav.
5:33 pm: It has been decided that election will be contested on the basis of merger, said Ram Gopal Yadav on Janata Parivar meeting.
5:14 pm: 3 members each from RJD and JDU will be part of the committee who will prepare report on seat distribution, said Ram Gopal Yadav.
4:43 pm: PM Modi agreed to consider Bangladesh's proposal to introduce the second Maitree Express between Khulna and Kolkata, said Foreign Secretary.
4:33 pm: PM Hasina sought our assistance in bringing back the mortal remains of freedom fighters of Bangladesh, said foreign secretary.
4:20 pm: Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Former PM of Bangladesh Khaleda Zia in Dhaka.
4:12 pm: Nitish, Lalu shouldn't make alliance a prestige issue, said NCP General Secretary Tariq Anwar.
3:41 pm: Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) writes to Centre, asks for action against Maggi endorsers and officials.
3.30 pm: Former PM of Bangladesh Khaleda Zia arrives at Sonargao Hotel to meet PM Narendra Modi in Dhaka.
3.15 pm: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar and RJD Chief Lalu Prasad meet SP leader Mulayam Singh Yadav to discuss Bihar alliance.
3.00 pm: PM Narendra Modi meets Presidents of leading Chambers Of Commerce and Industry in Bangladesh.
2.45 pm: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar reaches Mulayam Singh Yadav's residence in Delhi.
2.40 pm: JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav meets SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav for talks on alliance issue.
2.35 pm: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat gets top category ‘Z+' security with commandos of the CISF guarding him.
Last rites of Armyman Ashok Rana who was killed in Manipur militant attack, being performed in Sirmaur (HP). pic.twitter.com/tsr8dUXDop— ANI (@ANI_news) June 7, 2015
2.30 pm: There are no grudges with the opposition, says Virat Kohli on the India Vs Bangladesh World Cup incident.
Last rites of Armyman Satpal Bassan who was killed in Manipur militant attack, being performed in Jammu. pic.twitter.com/CyyB3uVtFO— ANI (@ANI_news) June 7, 2015
We welcome Harbhajan back in the side, he's a world good operator and he will bring plenty to the plate: Ravi Shastri pic.twitter.com/vn9p0ehUNx— ANI (@ANI_news) June 7, 2015
2.25 pm: There's no better news for Indian cricket than champion like Rahul Dravid in-charge of youngsters,cant have a bigger role model, says Ravi Shastri.
We conducted a fitness test yesterday because we feel that fitness is 1 area where we need to strengthen: Virat Kohli pic.twitter.com/QKIDJhj8sj— ANI (@ANI_news) June 7, 2015
2.20 pm: Gold worth Rs 90 lakh seized from a passenger from Dubai at Calicut International airport.
2.15 pm: Goa bans Maggi till further orders considering the controversy against the brand.
Last rites of Armyman Jagveer Singh who was killed in the Manipur militant attack being performed in Jewar (UP). pic.twitter.com/1O6aRqrpIW— ANI (@ANI_news) June 7, 2015
2.00 pm: "Land Border Agreement was a long pending dispute btw India & Bangladesh which is resolved", says Manik Sarkar, Tripura CM.
1.45 pm: Reflects outdated mindset , it is the reason why women security hasn't improved: Kiran Bedi on Totaram (MoS, UP).
1.35 pm: As a politician,Vajpayee's unstinting support to Bangladesh played an important role in mobilising support for our cause, says Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina.
1.30 pm: RSS affiliate Swadeshi Jagran Manch says MNCs doing "unethical" business in India & "disrespecting" its laws to make a profit.
1.15 pm: All these forces (JDU, RJD, Congress) which are coming together have lost ground, BJP will surely win, says BJP leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Bihar politics.
1.00 pm: I was also among those million Indians who wanted full heartedly that this dream be realized, says PM Modi.
12.45 pm: It's a moment of great honor & pride for me and the people of India, says PM Modi.
Atal ji is a source of inspiration for many party workers like me, I express my gratitude to Bangladesh: PM Modi pic.twitter.com/JzeR4pWMYG— ANI (@ANI_news) June 7, 2015
12.40 pm: PM Modi receives Liberation Award of War Honor on behalf of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the Bangabhaban in Dhaka.
Dhaka: PM Modi receives Liberation Award of War Honor on behalf of Frmr PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee at the Bangabhaban pic.twitter.com/AXtym4dUww— ANI (@ANI_news) June 7, 2015
12.30 pm: PM Narendra Modi meets Bangladesh President Mohammad Abdul Hamid.
12.15 pm: Suspected militants open fire at Assam Rifles camp in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh, Army retaliate the firing, no casualties reported.
12.00 noon: Nitish Kumar and Rahul Gandhi meeting ends.
11.45 am: "We need to undo mistakes of UPA govt which ruined relations with neighbour countries", says BJP leader Subramanian Swamy
11.40 am: Election Commission of India deputes four teams of e-roll auditors in Bihar.
11.35 am: RSS justifies ban on student group Ambedkar Periyar Study circle in IIT Madras,says campuses are afflicted with red ideology.
11.30 am: Arms and ammunition recovered from the spot of Tutmari Gali, Baramulla encounter.
11.20 am: Mary Kom offers her condolences to the families of the 18 Indian Army soldiers, who lost their lives in a terrorist attack in Manipur.
11.15 am: Surya namaskar hasn't been included as it's a difficult 'aasan' to perform, says Shripad Naik (MoS, AYUSH) on international Yoga Day celebration.
11.10 am: BJP Indore MLA Usha Thakur says lazy mothers feed children Maggi noodles.
11.02 am: A 4.6-magnitude tremor was recorded at 11.02 am with epicentre at Sindhupalchowk district, according to National Seismological Centre.
11.00 am: Bihar CM Nitish Kumar reaches Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's residence in New Delhi.
10.45 am: Actor Amitabh Bachchan & Baba Ramdev invited for International Yoga Day celebrations to be held at Rajpath, Delhi on 21st June.
10.30 am: "This has been perhaps the most historic visit after 1974 meeting", BJP spokesperson MJ Akbar says.
10.20 am: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj says, "Ram Mandir will be built under BJP's rule. Have 4 years to build temple".
10.00 am: Former Andhra Pradesh Congress President Botsa Satyanarayana joins YSRCP, in Hyderabad.
9.46 am: Centre plans to rope in staff for a grand International Yoga Day celebrations on June 21.
9.30 am: Reaching out to Bangladesh directly, Prime Minister inaugurates 6 projects undertaken with grant in aid.
9.15 am: PM Modi reaches at the unveiling of plaques for Grant-in-Aid projects at New Chancery Complex in Dhaka.
9.00 am: Mortal remains of 7 martyrs from Manipur at 12 Wing IAF Station, Chandigarh, flown in by an IL-76 aircraft.
8.30 am: PM Narendra Modi reaches Ramakrishna Mission Math in Dhaka.
8.15 am: Janata Parivar meeting likely to take place in Delhi today.
8.00 am: PM Narendra Modi to visit Dhakeshwari Temple in Dhaka today.
7.45 am: Mortal remains of SEP Jagveer Singh who died in #ManipurAttack, arrive in his hometown Jewar (UP).