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Presidential Elections 2022: Droupadi Murmu declared president-elect Returning Officer for the Presidential poll and Rajya Sabha Secretary-General PC Mody on Thursday declared the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance’s candidate Droupadi Murmu the winner of the presidential elections 2022. Murmu contested against the Opposition’s candidate Yashwant Sinha. The president-elect will take oath on July 25. Among lesser known facts about our new president: her deep connect with the Brahmakumari movement, she wakes up every morning at 3.30 am. An associate from Odisha shares her spiritual journey. @IndiaToday #DraupadiMurmu — Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) July 22, 2022 The new Prime minister in Sri Lanka is likely today Sri Lanka’s President  Ranil Wickremesinghe to appoint the next Prime Minister today. Current cabinet ministers will be sworn in again before the president and function till a national government is agreed upon UN envoy calls for extension and expansion of ‘transformational’ truce in Yemen THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE TRUCE AND PROSPECTS OF ITS RENEWAL The historic UN-brokered truce in Yemen has largely held for nearly four months, and Special Envoy Hans Grundberg on Thursday urged the Government and Houthi rebels to work towards renewing the “transformational” agreement, which expires on 2 August. UN Envoy Grundberg on truce implementation & prospects of renewal: “The Yemeni people & the international community want & expect the truce to be fully implemented, renewed & strengthened. The parties must rise to the occasion & not miss this opportunity" — @OSE_Yemen (@OSE_Yemen) July 21, 2022 Lebanon: At ‘a crossroad between rebound or collapse’ Lebanon’s water crisis continues to put children at risk The dire impact of Lebanon’s unrelenting socio-economic crisis prompted the UN Special Coordinator to warn the Security Council behind closed doors on Thursday, that the country stands at “a crossroad between rebound or collapse”. One year ago, UNICEF warned that the water system was at a breaking point. While a total collapse of public water supply networks has so far been averted, the crisis has not been resolved and millions of people are affected by the limited availability of clean and safe water. One year ago, UNICEF warned that…

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Top 10 headlines this morning : Supreme Court fines 7 states for not filing responses on Human Rights Courts

Our decision on Jammu & Kashmir is driven by national interest, not politics : Modi One of the biggest decisions taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the first 75 days of his government is undoubtedly the unshackling of Jammu and Kashmir so that there is better integration and mobility and the faux concept of dual citizenship is scrapped once and for all. In what was not just a political but a diplomatic masterstroke as well, the PM, who has been obsessed with resolving the Kashmir imbroglio, hit his straps very early on in his second avatar using the heft of his mandate to prise through the contentious issue. Ladakh UT involves Chinese territory, Wang told Jaishankar China, whose forces regularly intrude into Ladakh, stuck to its opposition to the creation of Ladakh Union Territory, with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi telling his Indian counterpart S. Jaishankar that the move “involves Chinese territory”. UNGA president expresses solidarity with flood-affected people in India General Assembly President Maria Fernanda Espinosa has expressed her solidarity with those affected by floods in India, according to her Spokesperson Monica Grayley. ‘Bombay Rose’ to head to Toronto after Venice Gitanjali Rao’s debut directorial feature film “Bombay Rose” will open Venice International Film Critics’ Week on August 29, before its North American premiere in Toronto on September 7. SC orders Assam govt to publish NRC exclusion list by Aug 31 The Supreme Court today ordered that the list of those excluded from the final Assam NRC be published only online on 31st of this month. Don’t live in fool’s paradise, not easy to get USNC support on Kashmir: Pak FM tells his countrymen Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has told his countrymen not to live in a fool’s paradise saying that it will not be easy for Islamabad to get the support of the UN Security Council. Supreme Court fines 7 states for not filing responses on Human Rights Courts The Supreme Court yesterday slapped cost of up to one lakh rupees on seven states for failing to file responses regarding setting up of Human Rights…