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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 Nashik hit and run, IMD's updates on rainfall, to flooding in South Korea.


Nashik woman dies after speeding car knocks her down, Indian Express

Indian Express reports that a 36-year-old woman was killed in an alleged hit-and-run accident in Maharashtra’s Nashik on Tuesday evening, two days after the Mumbai BMW crash that killed a woman. The Nashik police arrested the driver of the car which knocked down the woman on Gangapur Road. The report says that as per the CCTV footage from the spot, the woman, identified as Vaishali Shinde, was seen walking when a speeding Maruti A-star rammed into her. The woman was flung in the air due to the impact of the hit but the car and proceeded without stopping, the report adds. Those present at the spot rushed her to a local hospital where she was declared dead. Read the full report here.


Hindustan Times on IMD's rain predictions for Delhi, Maharashtra and other states


The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued an ‘orange’ alert in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, central Maharashtra, Assam, and Meghalaya, predicting extreme to very heavy rainfall, Hindustan Times reports. A ‘red’ alert has also been issued in West Bengal, Sikkim, and Arunachal Pradesh, predicting extremely heavy rainfall, the report adds. Meanwhile, the weather department has issued a ‘yellow’ alert in most of the North Indian and central India states. Read the full report here.


Biden pledges air defences for Ukraine as Nato summit begins, BBC reports

US President Joe Biden has pledged to provide Ukraine with five new strategic air defence systems to counter relentless Russian attacks, in a forceful speech welcoming Nato leaders to Washington DC, BBC reports. In brief but strongly delivered remarks at the opening of the summit, the president declared the military alliance "more powerful than ever" as it faced a "pivotal moment" in the war between Russia and Ukraine. Biden said the US would partner with Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Romania to donate Patriot missile batteries and other systems to aid Ukraine, the report sayd, amid growing civilian casualties in the conflict. Read the full report here.


NDTV reports, bulldozer action at pub where Mumbai hit and run accused spent hours

Sections of the bar in Mumbai's Juhu that served alcohol to Mihir Shah were demolished by city officials Wednesday morning, NDTV reports, 24 hours after Excise Department officials sealed the property. The report says that the Vice-Global Tapas Bar sold liquor to Shah - who is 25 years old and below the legal age for drinking - late Saturday and early Sunday. This was hours ahead of a collision in which a BMW driven by him rammed a two-wheeler, killing a 45-year-old woman and injuring her husband. Apart from serving liquor to underage persons, the bar was also sealed for serving alcohol without a proper licence and for illegal construction on the property. These illegal bits were demolished. Read the full report here.


Four dead in record torrential rains in South Korea: The Straits Times


The Straits Times reports that parts of South Korea were battered by record rainfall typically seen just once every 200 years, as per the country’s weather agency, with the Interior Ministry reporting four dead. “Three regions saw rainfall at the highest level, the probability of which is seen about every 200 years,” an official from South Korea’s meteorological agency told AFP. Three areas – Geumsan in South Chungcheong, Chupungnyeong in North Chungcheong and Gunsan in North Jeolla – experienced some of the heaviest hourly downpours on record, the report says. Read the full report here.