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News Dabba 2 August: 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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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 US killing Top Al-Qaeda leader Al-Zawahiri in a drone strike in Afghanistan to the Smriti Irani’s husband sharing GST with Goa Restaurant.


Free Press Journal reports the US killin top Al-Qaeda leader Al-Zawahiri

According to the Free Press Journal report, the US has killed Al-Qaeda’s top leader Al-Zawahiri in a drone strike in Afghanistan. Al-Zawahiri along with Osama bin-Laden was responsible for September 11 attacks in the US that killed about 2,977 people. Read the full report on Free Press Journal.


Hindustan Times reports the Health Minister on Monkeypox

As India sees an increase in Monkeypox cases with a total of seven cases found, five of which have been reported in Kerala, the union Health minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya allayed concerns in Parliament over the same. He mentioned that the country is taking a step-by-step approach, while he also added that Monkeypox disease is not new. Read the full story on HT.



BBC’s report states that the US has warned that China may attack Taiwan

BBC reported that the White House has warned China may respond to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s expected visit to Taiwan with military provocations. The report says that the response could include firing missiles near Taiwan, or larger-scale air naval activities. Read the full report on BBC.


South China Morning Post reports Hong becoming the first city in Asia to give approval for vaccinating toddlers

South China Morning Post has stated that Hong Kong has approved the Sinovac Vaccinations for toddlers as the officials have negotiated for BioNTech’s tailored vaccine formula, by doing so Hong Kong has become the first city in Asia to approve vaccination for children as young as six months against Covid-19. Read the full report on SCMP.


Firm owned by Smriti Irani’s husband shares GST with controversial Goa restaurant, reports The Wire

As Smriti Irani has told the Delhi High Court that she nor her daughter owns or runs the controversial café, Silly Souls and Bar in Goa, the restaurant has been summoned by the state’s excise authorities to explain how it applied for and obtained a liquor license in the name of a dead man. The report has shared a list of points that she has hid from the High Court despite being under the oath. Read the full report on The Wire.