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News Dabba 22 August: Five 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 Ukraine alerting cities of attacks from Russia, farmers protesting in Delhi, to Raila Odinga challenging the Kenyan presidential election results.


BBC’s report shares live updates Russia-Ukraine war: Ukraine cities on alert


Kyiv officials have banned mass events in the Ukrainian capital, while the northern city of Kharkiv has planned a curfew from Thursday evening, says BBC. The actions have been planned after Ukraine’s President Zelensky warns Russia could do something particularly ugly ahead of the independence celebration, as August 24 marks the 31st anniversary of Ukraine’s Independence from Soviet rule as well as six months of the inception of the war, says the report. Read the full report on BBC.


NDTV reported that Delhi witnessed farmers protest

Hundreds of farmers from various states are protesting against unemployment at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar, reports NDTV. Amid protest, tight security arrangements have been made by police. The report also shares a few points into the story including that a Mahpanchayat has been called by farmers' organisations like the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU), over rising unemployment in the country. Read the full report on NDTV.  


Hindustan Times report says that Russia detains Islamic State member planning attack

Russia’s Federal Security Service (RFSS) has detained a suicide bomber of the Islamic State (IS) who was allegedly planning to carry out an attack in India, reports Hindustan Times. The report says that according to the Russian intelligence service, the man was recruited by an Islamic State leader to act as a suicide bomber while he was in Turkey from April to June 2022. Read the full report on HT



Raila Odinga challenges presidential results in Kenya SC, says CNN

CNN reports that the Presidential candidate Raila Odinga has formally filed a petition challenging the election results in Kenya’s Supreme Court. His coalition claimed in the petition it had enough evidence to prove a miscount by the electoral commission after the elections that resulted in a narrow win for Deputy President William Ruto, says the report. Read the full report on CNN.


The Indian Express: Sisodia deserves Bharat Ratna, but being hounded for political motive, says Arvind Kejriwal


Indian Express states that the Delhi chief minister (CM) Arvind Kejriwal said that his deputy Manish Sisodia deserves a Bharat Ratna for the work he has done as the education minister and the entire country’s education system should be handed over to him. But he is being hounded for political motives, says Kejriwal, taking a dig at the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP). Read the full report on IE.