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QWrap: 7 Dead in Iran, 4 Taken Hostage; 5 Dead in Madhya Pradesh

Here’s a quick look at the top headlines of the day.

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1. Iran Attack: All Four Attackers in Parliament Dead

The Iranian Parliament complex and the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran were attacked by armed assailants on Wednesday. One security guard has reportedly been killed, while several others have sustained injuries in the attack. An attacker reportedly blew himself up on the fourth floor of the parliament building during the siege. For all the updates on the twin Iran attacks, click here.

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2. Mandsaur Firing: 5 Dead, Shivraj Declares Rs 1 Cr for Victims’ Kin

The Madhya Pradesh farmers are on a ten-day protest demanding the government waive their loans. Higher Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) is another of their demands. The protests have caused prices of vegetables to soar and a shortage of milk. The government has imposed a curfew in the area.

In protest, Rashtriya Kisaan Mazdoor Sangh called for a state-wide bandh on Wednesday. To know more, click here.

3. EC Announces Dates For Presidential Polls

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Naseem Zaidi addressed a press conference on the upcoming Presidential elections. Outlining the process and rules of the electing the President, Zaidi said that the term of incumbent President Pranab Mukherjee would end on 24 July. The polls will be held on 17 July, and the counting would be on 20 July. For more, click here.

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4. When Baba Sushant Singh Shocked Kriti Sanon & Us With his Gyaan

Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon’s film Raabta is all set to release on 9 June. We met the duo for a chat and guess what? Sushant floored us with his knowledge, while Kriti spilled the beans on him. Watch the video here!

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