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News Dabba 23 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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Indie Journal 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 the Maharashtra political crisis, Germany getting closer to gas rationing, developed countries not providing new funds towards climate change crisis, Afghanistan earthquake follow-up, to Australian Minister's statement after interaction with PM Narendra Modi.


Indian Express live news updates on Maharashtra political crisis

Senior Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that the party is ready to re-think its alliance with the Congress and NCP if they returned to Mumbai in the next 24 hours, Indian Express reported. Meanwhile, in a letter penned by MLA Sanjay Shirsat, who is with rebel Eknath Shinde, he voiced grievances about the CM being inaccessible and Sena leaders being denied the opportunity to visit Ayodhya. The updates state that three more MLAs of the Shiv Sena have joined Eknath Shinde’s camp in Assam’s Guwahati since Wednesday night. Read the full report on IE.


BBC says Germany takes a step closer to gas rationing


BBC reports that Germany has taken a step closer to gas rationing after a drop in supplies from Russia. The country has triggered the "alarm" stage of an emergency gas plan to deal with shortages, BBC quoted Germany's economy ministry saying. It is the latest part of a standoff between the European Union and Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. German economy minister Robert Habeck said Russia was using gas "as a weapon" in response to EU sanctions. Read the full report on BBC.


Rich nations are only diverting development aid for climate change instead of new funds, The Wire

The Wire writes today about a new report that says despite their promises, developed countries have not committed new and additional funds to developing countries to help them deal with climate change. The news article talks about the June 23 report by the Climate Change and Resilience Information Centre (CARE), an international humanitarian aid organisation. It states that the new report reveals developed countries are diverting funds meant for development – including those meant for poverty eradication – for the climate cause. India has repeatedly highlighted the need for climate finance for developing countries. Read the full report on The Wire.


Reuters report, aid trickles into Afghan earthquake zone

Aid began arriving on Thursday in a remote part of Afghanistan where an earthquake killed 1,000 people, Reuters reported. But it added that poor communications and a lack of proper roads are hampering relief efforts in a country already grappling with a humanitarian crisis. The magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck early on Wednesday about 160 km southeast of Kabul. The toll makes its Afghanistan's deadliest earthquake in two decades, according to U.S. government data. Read the full report on Reuters.


Australian leader says India completely central to Australia’s worldview, The Hindu


Australia sees India as “completely central” to its “worldview”, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Richard Marles, as per the Hindu report. He said Australia and India had a shared objective to try and protect the global rules-based order. The report further states that China is seeking to shape the world around it in a way that ‘we have not seen before,’ he says. Read the full report on the Hindu.