Institute of Seismological Research (ISR): An earthquake of magnitude 4.0 struck Palanpur, Banaskantha (Gujarat) at 10:31 PM today.

India beat South Africa by 6 wickets in their first match of the tournament.

Integrated Disease Surveillance Program, Directorate of Health and Family Welfare Services, Karnataka, has issued a circular in the view of Nipah Virus infection in Kerala.

Baralacha Pass opened for Army supply following snow clearing operation in Himachal Pradesh. Manali-Sarchu road to be opened for traffic by June 10.

National Highway blocked in Rali following a rock slide in Kinnaur; road widening work was conducted at the location recently. One person feared dead in the incident. Road clearance operation underway.

Kinnaur: National Highway blocked in Rali following a rock slide; road widening work was conducted at the location recently. One person feared dead in the incident. Road clearance operation underway.

3 days state mourning declared in Uttarakhand after the death of Finance Minister Prakash Pant. One-day public holiday declared for tomorrow.

Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant passed away in United States earlier today. He was undergoing treatment for lung ailment in US.

Maharashtra: Kannala Akash, 19-yr-old Naval Sailor from Telangana's Nirmal dist who was pursuing Direct Entry Engineering Mechanics course at INS Shivaji in Lonavala, was found hanging from a ceiling fan at around 3-4 am today at INS Shivaji. FIR filed. Navy has ordered inquiry.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out at Minar Tower in Jogeshwari; fire tenders have been rushed to the spot. More details awaited.

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New Delhi, June 5: In a major development, the Election Commission of India (ECI) on Tuesday announced that Assembly election in Jammu and Kashmir will be held considered later this year. The EC will announce the election schedule after the conclusion of Amarnath Yatra. The Amarnath Yatra will start on July 2 and conclude on August 15.

Navi Mumbai's Uran area has been put on high alert after texts praising Islamic State were found scribbled on one of the pillars of a bridge on Tuesday. The texts on the Khopte Bridge's pillar in Raigad district praised IS terrorists and mentioned names of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and other terrorists, reported India Today. 

On Tuesday, ISRO satellites were pressed into service to locate the Indian Air Force's AN-32 transport aircraft. The satellites were activated over parts of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam to locate the missing AN-32 transport aircraft with 13 people on board. Apart from the ISRO satellites, Su-30MKI, C-130J Super Hercules and Naval aircraft are continuing search operations in cloudy weather in the northeastern state.

In some of the import happenings which are to take place today are:

With the crescent moon being sighted on Tuesday, Eid al-Fitr is being celebrated in all parts of India on June 5. Eid al-Fitr is the biggest festival of the Muslim community, and marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, during the course of which Muslims are duty bound to fast from dawn to dusk.

In the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, India will play their first match against South Africa. Team India will be looking to begin their world cup campaign with a win.

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