News Dabba 6 September: 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 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 live updates from the joint press conference between India-Bangladesh, Liz Truss on being elected as the new UK PM, to Chinese earthquake death tolls reaching 65.
Indian Express’s live feed from Sheikh Hasina’s India visit
Indian Express live feed report from the joint press conference held by Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and PM Narendra Modi as a part of her diplomatic India visit said that, during the ceremony, India’s PM said that Bangladesh is India’s biggest development trade partner and trade between the two countries is rapidly increasing. PMs of both nations are set to hold a diplomatic meeting discussing issues related to trade, connectivity and defence today. During Hasina’s visit, India and Bangladesh are likely to sign pacts on water sharing on the Kushiyara river, training and IT cooperation in Railways, science, space and media cooperation. Read the full report on IE.
Bangaluru’s massive flooding continues, woman electrocuted, reports The Wire
In the Bengaluru floods, the Wire writes that most major roads in the city still remain waterlogged during the second day. The floods are causing more injuries and damages, the report added that a woman passed away by electrocution on one of the flooded roads after she came into contact with an electric pole. Residents were seen using boats and tractors to cross the waterlogged pathways. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has raised a yellow alert in parts of Karnataka, including Bengaluru, till September 7. Read the full report on The Wire.
The Wall Street Journal: After winning the UK PM elections, Liz Truss faces economic crisis
Liz Truss became the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, defeating rival Rishi Sunak. As she takes charge as the new Prime Minister a record of economic challenges lies ahead of her, reports The Wall Street Journal. According to the report Britain has been witnessing a daunting economic outlook, as the economy is slowing and is poised to enter recession, while inflation is at its highest. Read the full report on WSJ.
Reuters report says that China’s earthquake toll rises to 65
The death toll from the strongest earthquake to hit China’s southwestern Sichuan province since 2017 rose to 65, reports Reuters. Rescue teams rushed to provide aid to the hundreds of stranded people, to restore utility and send emergency relief. According to the report nearly 250 people were being treated for injuries from this disaster, with a dozen of them being critically injured. Read the full report on Reuters.
Al Jazeera reports at least 35 civilians killed in Burkina Faso IED convoy blast
Al Jazeera reports that at least 35 civilians have been killed as a convoy of vehicles that were carrying the supplies to Burkina Faso’s northern region was struck by an improvised explosive device (IED). The report says that the explosion wounded 37 others. The incident occurred as the military escorted convoy travelled along the road from Bourzanga. Read the full report on Al Jazeera.