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News Dabba for 1 November 2022: Five stories for a balanced news diet

Here are the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites.

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Indie Journal 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 Chennai's record rainfall in a day to Russia announcing wider evacuation of southern Ukraine.


The Hindu reports that India’s Manufacturing activities remain strong in October

Manufacturing activities in India have remained robust, while the price pressures were contained in October, reports The Hindu. The report shared an insight from a monthly survey released on November 1, stating that production rose at a slower but stronger pace. In Addition, the report also says that the seasonally adjusted S&P Global India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) was up from 55.1 in September to 55.3 in October. Read the full report on The Hindu.


Wall Street Journal: Worker’s demand to indicate if labour market cooled further

Wall Street Journal reports that the Labour Department’s September report on the demand for workers and job turnover will offer additional clues on the direction of the US labour market. The report also adds that the job market has remained strong but has cooled slightly in recent months as compared with the first half of the year. Payroll growth has also slowed in August and September, says the report. Read the full report on WSJ.


PCMC survey of 62,000 hawkers and vendors gets away, Indian Express

Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) will survey 62,000 hawkers from November 1 to 30, reports Indian Express. As per the central government norms, the survey of hawkers is mandatory every five years for all civic bodies. The report also adds that PCMC has assigned four private agencies to conduct the survey, and the agency will get Rs 60 for surveying each hawker. Read the full report on IE.


Chennai record highest rainfall in a day in 30 years, Hindustan Times

Chennai recorded 8.4 cm rainfall on Tuesday, making it the highest downpour in the southern city that has been witnessed in 30 years, reports Hindustan Times. The situation has disrupted normal functions of the city, with people struggling to walk on roads, schools have been shut in Chennai and six other districts. Authorities have been taking actions to inspect several regions by including flood monitoring cameras. Read the full report on HT.


Reuters reports that Russia announcing wider evacuation of southern Ukraine

Reuters reports that Russia has ordered civilians to leave a part of Ukraine along the eastern bank of Dnipro River. The report also adds that a major extension of an evacuation order that Kyiv says amounts to the forced depopulation of occupied territory. Russia has previously ordered civilians to evacuate the regions on the west bank of the river, where Ukrainian forces have been advancing to capture the city of Kherson. Read the full report on Reuters.