News Dabba 27 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 Bombay HC Collegium's recommendation of Justice Datta, Japan biding final farewell to Abe, to more than 100 PFI members being arrested.
Collegium recommends Bombay HC Chief Justice Dipankar Datta for elevation, reports The Hindu
The Hindu reports that the Supreme Court Collegium has recommended to the government the elevation of Bombay High Court (HC) Chief Justice Dipankar Datta as a Supreme Court (SC) judge. This decision was made in a meeting of the Collegium held on September 26, which was led by the Chief Justice of India (CJI) U.U Lalit. According to the report Justice Datta is the first recommendation made by the Collegium. Read the full report on The Hindu.
Reuters reports Japan's farewell to Abe at State Funeral
Japan bid farewell to its honoured slain former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe with flowers, prayers, and a 19-gun salute reports Reuters. This was the first state funeral for a former premier held in 55 years. The report also shared an insight into the funeral ceremony, the ashes were carried into the Nippon Budokan Hall in Central Tokyo. Read the full report on Reuters.
Over 100 PFI members held in the second round of raids within a week, reports Hindustan Times
According to the report by Hindustan Times over hundred people associated with the Popular Front of India (PFI) were arrested in a second round of raids which was held within a week on the premises of the organisation and its functionaries across the country. The attack has been described as the largest crackdown against the group. The report also says that fresh raids came five days after 108 PFI functionaries, including its chairman OMA Salman, was arrested in raids by the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Read the full report on HT.
Wall Street Journal reports as NASA’s DART Spacecraft slams into an asteroid
An uncrewed spacecraft smashed into an asteroid on Monday in an effort to deflect the distant space rock, reports Wall Street Journal. This is said to be a dramatic climax of this National Aeronautics and Space Administration mission which was designed to test whether the technique could one day be used to protect Earth. This 1,300-pound Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft was travelling at more than 14,000 miles an hour when it hit the asteroid. The name of the asteroid it crashed into is the Dimorphous. Read the full report on WSJ.
Canada drops coronavirus rules for travellers, reports The Washington Post
The Washington Post reports that starting October 1, Canada is dropping all coronavirus entry and travel restrictions. Visitors will no longer be required to show a proof of vaccination, get tested, submit health information through an official site report symptoms, or isolate or quarantine, or wear a mask on planes or trains. This would also be extended for cruise travellers, so passengers won’t need to test negative before boarding a ship. The report also mentions that the decision was taken considering the high vaccination rates, low hospitalization, and death rates. Read the full report on Washington Post.