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News Dabba 15 June: 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 UAE suspending exports of the Indian wheat, the India-China clash in Galwan valley still unsolved, Tom Rice losing the republican seat, The effects of the Prophet controversy with the diaspora in the US grows, to UN chief to warn over dangers of climate change.  


Money Control reports UAE's decision to suspend exports of Indian Wheat for four months

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ordered a four-month suspension in exports and re-exports of wheat and wheat flour originating from India, as reported by Money Control. As per the report, the Gulf Nation’s economy minister quoted interruptions to global trade flows as the reason for its move but added that India had approved exports of wheat to the UAE for domestic consumption. The report also states that India had banned wheat exports on May 14 except for those backed by already issued letters of credit (LCs) and countries seeking to ensure food security. The companies wishing to export or re-export Indian wheat that was brought into the UAE before May 13, must make an application to the economy ministry. Read the full report on Money Control.


WION takes a view of the India-China clash in the Galwan valley which remains unsolved after two years

WION focuses on the India-China border dispute that began in May 2020. The dispute over the border is still going on in numerous friction areas in the Himalayan hilly regions of Ladakh says the report. A violent conflict that broke out between the Indian and Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley on 15 June 2020 resulted in losses on both sides marking a new sour turn in China-India relations. The report states that in India the gruesome clash sparked outrage, which led to a further peak in the anti-China sentiments among the Indians, while the rapid deterioration of India-China relations was obvious in China. Read the full report on WION.   


South Carolina ousts Republican who voted to impeach Trump the BBC reports

BBC reports about a Republican congressman who has lost his bid to cling on to his seat, after a furious backlash to his vote to charge former US President Donald Trump. According to the report, Tom Rice who is a five-term South Carolina incumbent was beaten in a primary election by Trump-backed challenger Russell Fry who is a state legislator. It further adds that another Republican in the state who had criticised Trump, Nancy Mace comfortably won her vote. The report states that Mr Rice had been a reliable supporter of Donald Trump until the US Capitol riot that took place on 6 January 2021, when he became one of the 10 Republicans who sided with the Democrats. Read the full report on BBC.


The Quint covers the impact of the BJP and Fringe battles in India, as Diaspora in the US grows divided

In today’s report, the Quint talks about the Bhartiya Janata Party’s (BJP) domestic agenda that has apparently been impacting the foreign policy goals and its outreach. With the Nupur Shah controversy, the government acted only in response to the pressure from the Muslim countries, says the report. In addition to this it also states that in Washington, Muslim activists are busy organizing briefings on the situations in India. Further, the report adds that the diaspora stands divided, a process that started around in 2015 as the BJP’s overseas supporters gained new energy and began using the term “Hindu Americans” instead of Indian Americas. Read the full report on the Quint.


The UN chief says Governments inaction on climate is dangerous, The Hindu reports

The Hindu reports that the United Nations (UN) Chief António Guterres said that the global greenhouse emission needs to drop by 45 percent this decade. But are currently forecast to increase by 14 percent. He warned of a “dangerous disconnect” between what scientists and citizens are demanding to curb climate change and what governments are doing about it. Further in addition to this the report states that he urged countries to instead end all coal use by 2040, with rich nations doing so by 2030, focus on replacing fossil fuels with renewable sources of energy, such as solar and wind power. Read the full report on the Hindu.