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Top five stories to watch out for on June 24, 2019

| Updated on June 23, 2019 Published on June 24, 2019

Donald Trump, President, USA   -  Reuters

The online B2B market place, IndiaMart InterMesh, is set to open its initial public offering (IPO) for subscription on June 24. The issue will remain open for three working days till June 26. Equity shares of IndiaMart are proposed to be listed on both BSE and NSE.

The Supreme Court will hear a plea seeking a direction to urgently constitute a team of medical experts, for treatment of children suffering from Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, on June 24. Earlier, two advocates had filed a petition in this regard. It had sought a direction to the Centre and the Bihar government to arrange a 500-bed intensive care unit (ICU) as well as medical professionals to deal with the situation.

The Monsoon Session of the Uttarakhand Assembly will be held from June 24. As per the official notification, the session will commence at 11 am. In the recently held Lok Sabha polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won all the five seats in the state. The Uttarakhand's government is led by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat.

The United States (US) will impose additional sanctions against Iran on June 24. Trump told reporters that these sanctions would be moving forward against Iran, with some being implemented "slowly" and some "more rapidly". This comes three days after the US President confirmed that he had authorised the military strikes against Iran in retaliation for downing a US military drone.

Afghanistan will take on Bangladesh on June 24 at the ICC World Cup 2019 at Southampton, England. The match would commence at 3 pm Indian Standard Time (IST). So far, Bangladesh beat South Africa and West Indies. On June 22, Afghanistan lost the match against India by 11 runs.

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Published on June 24, 2019
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