Top five news stories to watch out for on July 11, 2019

| Updated on July 10, 2019 Published on July 11, 2019

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The White House is likely to host a social media summit on July 11. White House spokesman Judd Deere said the meeting would “bring together digital leaders for a robust conversation on the opportunities and challenges of today’s online environment.”

Wipro Chairman Azim Premji and Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga will be honoured with the global excellence award at the second annual leadership summit of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum in Washington on July 11. The award is for their significant contribution to strengthening economic ties between the two countries.

The Supreme Court is likely to hear the petition of 10 dissenting Karnataka MLAs on July 11. The MLAs have accused the HD Kumaraswamy-led coalition government of scams and maladministration and also blamed Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar of delaying the acceptance of their resignations in a bid to prolong the life of the ruling dispensation in the State.

The second semifinal of the ICC Cricket World Cup between England and Australia will take place on July 11. Captain Aaron Finch (507) and David Warner (634) have been Australia’s stars with the bat while Joe Root (500) and Bairstow (462) are England’s leading run scorers.

The Budget session of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly will start on July 11. The ruling YSR Congress has lined up over 20 items, including its flagship welfare schemes, for discussion. Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath will present the annual budget for 2019-20 on July 12.

Published on July 11, 2019

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