The big news: Air quality in Delhi still ‘severe’ after dust storms, and nine other top stories

Other headlines: Wholesale price inflation rose to 4.43% in May, and several people died in torrential rain in the North Eastern states and Kerala.

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  1. Air quality stays ‘severe’ in Delhi, thick dusty haze likely to persist till Friday: A number of flights from Chandigarh airport were cancelled on Thursday because of low visibility in cities across North India.
  2. Wholesale price inflation rose to 4.43% in May – the highest in over a year: The inflation rate was at a 14-month high, mainly due to increasing prices of fuel and vegetables.
  3. Two killed in Manipur, four die in Tripura due to heavy rain: At least four people were killed in rain-related incidents in Kozhikode and Thrissur.
  4. ‘Women should stay childless rather than give birth to those who deform society,’ says BJP MLA: Pannalal Shakya told women to follow an old couplet that asks them to only birth to children who are devoted, charitable or brave.
  5. India expresses ‘deep dismay’ over Maldivian court’s decision to imprison former president, judges: The Ministry of External Affairs said the verdict casts doubt on the Maldivian government’s commitment to uphold the rule of law.
  6. Members of Hafiz Saeed’s political party to contest Pakistan polls from another platform: The Election Commission had dismissed Saeed’s outfit’s plea to register because of its links with the alleged mastermind of the Mumbai attacks.
  7. Police book boxer Jai Bhagwan for allegedly assaulting woman excise inspector: The complainant and her husband were also booked after Bhagwan’s mother claimed they had threatened her.
  8. US prosecutors reviewing allegations of sexual assault against actor Sylvester Stallone: A woman filed a police report in November 2017, accusing the action star of raping her 27 years ago.
  9. Russian legislator asks women not to have sex with foreign men at FIFA World Cup: The head of parliament’s committee for families, women and children said mixed-race children face discrimination and have been suffering since the Soviet era.
  10. Haiti bans Oxfam’s British unit in the country after sexual misconduct allegations: The government had temporarily revoked the organisation’s right to operate in the country in February.
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