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News Dabba 5 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.

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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 the mass stabbing incident in Canada, a former Kerala Minister refusing the Magsaysay award, to the UK’s PM announcement.


The Guardian shares a live feed about the mass stabbing in Canada

The live feed report by Guardian reported that 10 people were killed while at least 15 were wounded in a mass stabbing incident across 13 locations of an indigenous community and a nearby village in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The incident took place on Sunday. According to the report, the police began to receive stabbing reports around 5:40 am on Sunday in the James Smith Cree Nation Community. The report further also adds that some of the victims appear to have been targeted while others have been attacked randomly. Read the full report on the Guardian.  


The Quint reported that KK Shailaja says no to Magsaysay award citing oppression of Communist


The Quint reported that the Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPIM) leader and the former health minister of Kerala has refused to accept the Ramon Magsaysay award as the late President of the Philippines, after whom the award has been named, was known for his alleged brutality against the Communists in the Philippines. She also rejected the award as she mentioned that she did not want the award in her individual capacity. Read the full report on Quint.


New York Times shares live updates as the new UK PM is to be announced today

Britain’s new Prime Minister will be announced today around 12:30 pm (5:00 pm IST), reports the New York Times. The Conservative Party will announce the results, the competition is fierce between Liz Truss who is the foreign secretary and Rishi Sunak, a former chancellor of the Exchequer. According to the report Liz has emerged as the favourite over her opponent. Read the full report on New York Times.


Bangalore flooded, Jams, Boats on streets after rain; twice in a week, reports NDTV

NDTV reports that several areas in Bangalore are waterlogged and the roads have submerged after heavy overnight rains, with traffic jams being reported at some of the important junctions of the city. According to the report, this has happened in the city for the second time within a week’s time. In addition, the traffic advisory has urged residents to avoid going out of their homes except for emergencies and not to send children to school. Read the full report on NDTV.


ThePrint’s report states that CCP has set a date for National Congress


The Chinese Communist Party’s (CCPs) Central Committee has fixed a date to kickstart its 20th National Congress, October 16, 2022, reports ThePrint. The delegates will gather in Beijing where President Xi Jinping will likely be appointed for a third term. Additionally, the report also mentions that the third most powerful Chinese leader Li Zanshu is set to travel to Russia, Mongolia, South Korea and Nepal on September 7 as a part of his multi-nation trip. Read the full report on ThePrint.