June 5, Wednesday, 2024

1. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared victory in the country’s general election after his alliance secured a majority in the lower house. But his own party fell far short of winning a single-party majority.
2. Japan’s government statistics reveal that the total fertility rate last year dropped to the lowest since record-keeping began in 1947. The number of children a woman is expected to have during her lifetime fell to 1.20.
3. Government officials are conducting an on-site inspection at the head office of Yamaha Motor in central Japan.