News Dabba 25 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.
Anushka Vani brings you 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 India voting against Russia for the first time, Imran Khan getting bail in a terrorism case, to protests continuing in Hyderabad.
Economics Times reports India votes against Russia for the first time in UNSC meet
Economic Times reports that India voted against Russia for the first time during a procedural vote at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was invited to address a meeting through a video teleconference. The report says that far New Delhi abstained at the UNSC on Ukraine. Read the full report on ET.
The Print’s report says that former Pakistani PM Imran Khan gets bail in terrorism charge
The former prime minister of Pakistan Imran Khan was granted interim bail till September 1 by the Islamabad High Court in a terrorism case that was registered against him, reports The Print. It is said that his bail plea resisted that the terrorism case against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chief was an act of revenge. According to the report, Khan was booked under Section 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act on August 21 for terrorising and threatening a woman. He is also accused of breaching the country’s anti-terrorism corruption and corrupt politicians. Read the full report on The Print.
SC says no conclusive proof of Pegasus spyware in phones examined, Indian Express
Supreme court-appointed technical committee that probed allegations of unauthorised use of Israeli NSO group’s spyware Pegasus software for surveillance, found malware in five phones. The committee had examined 29 phones. “In 5 phones they found some malware, but it doesn’t mean it is a malware of Pegasus, said CJI N V Ramana. Read the full report on IE.
CNN brings live updates from the Russia-Ukraine war: 25 killed in an attack on a train station
CNN's live updates from the Russia-Ukraine war says that at least 25 people were killed in an attack on a train station as Russia conducted missile strikes across Ukraine on the day of the Ukrainian Independence Day. The Ukrainian president paid tribute to the Ukrainians assisting the war in an emotional video address, says the report. Other world leaders marked the day with messages of support and new rounds of aid. Read the full report on CNN.
The Wire: Hyderabad protests continue seeking actions against BJP MLA T. Raja Singh
The Wire reports that the protests seeking actions against the suspended Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator T. Raja Singh continued in Hyderabad till Wednesday. After the MLA made derogatory remarks against Prophet Mohmmad in a video that was uploaded to social media. The report mentions that the protesters who chanted religious slogans, threw stones and burnt effigies were charged by the police baton. Read the full report on The Wire.