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News Dabba 10 May: 5 stories across the web for a balanced news diet

Here are the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites.

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Anushka Vani brings you the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites. Here's a glance through some of the National and International news updates, from attacks on the Police building in Punjab, the resignation of the Sri Lankan Prime Minister, to FIR against political leaders at Shaheen Bagh.


The Wire on the attack on the Punjab Police building being the latest nail in AAP government law and order


In today’s report, The Wire talks about the latest nail in Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government's law and order. The new AAP govt in Punjab has been facing a series of law and order issues with a new incident being reported each day. Yesterday, the Police Intelligence Headquarters (HQ) in Mohali faced a grenade attack, which is not far from the High-Security Zone in Chandigarh. The report states that no human loss was reported, but one of the floor windows was shattered. Following this, a high alert has been raised across the state. The report has also mentioned that this incident has taken place right when the Mohali police were tackling BJP leader Tajinderpal Singh Bagga’s misadventures. Read the full report on The Wire.


Marcos Jr. wins the Presidential elections in the Philippines, The Quint

In Philippines, late director’s son Ferdinand Marcos Jr. won the Presidential elections. The Marcos family that had been exiled in 1986 by the people power revolution has been brought into power. The report by The Quint has shared an insight into the poll counts, stating that with more than 90 percent of an initial count concluded, Marcos Jr. had secured almost 30 million votes, which was more than double the tally of his nearest rival. Read the full report on the Quint.


The Hindu on the resignation of Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa

The Hindu reported the resignation of Mahinda Rajapaksa as violence escalated in the country. The death tolls rose to eight on May 10 after Mahindra Rajapaksa's supporters reportedly attacked peaceful anti-government protests who had demanded his ouster over the country’s worst economic crisis that has led to shortage of essential commodities such as food, fuel and power. The report has mentioned that during this violence outbreak about 200 people have been injured in Colombo and other cities. Read the full report on The Hindu.


CNN report on South Korea’s new President Yoon Suk Yeol urging North Korea to denuclearise in inaugural address

CNN talks about the "audacious plan" promised by South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol in his inaugural speech, where he offered to help strengthen North Korea’s economy in exchange for denuclearisation. Further, the report also mentions that he called North Korea’s nuclear weapon programme a threat to the region. “If North Korea genuinely embarks on a process to complete denuclearisation, we are prepared to work with the international community to present an audacious plan that will vastly strengthen North Korea's economy and improve life for its people,” Yoon said. Read the full report on CNN.


FIR against AAP’s Amanatullah Khan after bulldozer inaction at Shaheen Bagh, The Print


The Print reported that an FIR was filed against Okhla MLA and Aam Admi Party (AAP) leader Amanatullah Khan for allegedly interfering with the anti-encroachment drive that was initiated by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation in Delhi's Shaheen Bagh. The FIR has been filed under Section 186 (whoever voluntarily obstructs any public servant in the discharge of his public functions), 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of his duty) and 34 (common intention) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Read the full report on The Print.