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News Dabba 10 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 talks about US inflation to Nagaland facing the issue of proxy teachers.


Wall Street Journal talks about US Inflation

The Wall Street Journal’s report states that the US inflation likely remained close to a four-decade high in the month of July, despite cooling energy prices. According to the report it is said that the labour department is estimated to report that consumer price index rose to 8.7 percent in July in the same month a year ago, down from 9.1 percent in June. Read the full report on WSJ.


Reuters report says Russia killed eleven people according to Ukraine allegations

As per the report by Reuters, Ukraine has alleged that Russian gunfire killed eleven people in Ukraine’s central Dnipropetrovsk region. The report also shares that the new Russian forces called the third army corps which is based in the city of Mulino, east of Russia’s capital, Moscow. The British Defence Ministry says that the Russian commanders were facing competing operational priorities of reinforcing their offensive in the Donbas region, while also strengthening defences against Ukrainian counterattacks in the South. Read the full report on Reuters.


Nitish Kumar takes oath as Bihar’s Chief Minister, NDTV reports

NDTV reported that Nitish Kumar has taken oath as Bihar’s Chief Minister (CM) continuing the chair with a change of partners, he took a shot at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the next Lok Sabha elections. The report shared ten key facts to this story which includes that though Nitish Kumar repeatedly spoke of working towards opposition unity to unseat the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre he told reporters that he is not a candidate for anything, when asked if he wants to be a PM candidate. Read the full report on NDTV.


Indian Express covers Haryana suspending licence of ration depot forcing purchase of flags

The Indian Express reported that authorities in Haryana’s Karnal district suspended the licence of a ration depot holder after he was found forcing people to buy the national flag and telling the customers that they won’t be given the provision otherwise. The report also mentions that the authorities must be informed immediately if anybody misleads people this way. The district has provided 88,400 flags for ration depot holder for the convenience of the public for anyone who wants it can but it for Rs 20. Read the full report on IE.


Numbers of proxy teachers continue to trouble Nagaland, reports The Hindu

The Hindu’s report says that the issue of proxy teachers has returned to haunt Nagaland after almost three years. Nagaland’s Directorate of School Education issued show-cause notices to two teachers at Government High School for using proxies to carry out their duty. The notice reads as, “it is reported that you have been engaging a proxy against your post and not performing your bona fide duties at the school”. Read the full report on The Hindu.