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News Dabba for 17 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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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 India deploying new docks at Pangong Tso, US Republicans winning House majority, to world leaders stepping back after the blast in Poland.


The Hindu reports about India deploying new docks for Pangong Tso patrol

The Indian Army has deployed new landing docks and speed boats for patrolling the Pangong Tso Lake in the Eastern region of Ladakh, reports The Hindu. The deployed docks have been placed matching the Chinese deployments on the lake which is located close to 14,000 feet. The report also adds that this is a part of an overall capability enhancement and infrastructure development that is taken up by India, since the 2020 standoff in Eastern Ladakh. Read the full report on The Hindu.


Indian Express on Jharkhand CM calling claims against him ‘conspiracy to destabilise government’


Indian Express reports that the Jharkhand Chief Minister (CM) Hemant Soren alleged that the claims against him in the illegal mining case are a “conspiracy to destabilise the government”. He was expected to appear for questioning before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in Ranchi. The report adds that while addressing the media, Soren denied the allegations in the case by saying that “For it to happen, 8 crore metric tons of stones need to be mined, which is four times the legally mined quantity,” he said. He further pointed out that 20,000 trains and 33 lakh trucks would be required to carry out something of this scale. "It is basically not possible.” Read the full report on IE.


Republicans win US House majority setting stage for divided government, Reuters

Reuters reports that the Republicans were projected to win a majority in the US House of Representatives on Wednesday, setting the stage for two years of divided government as US President Joe Biden’s Democratic Party held control of the Senate. This victory will give the Republicans the power to rein in Biden’s agenda, as well as to launch potentially politically damaging probes of his administration and family, says the report. Though this is not the “red wave” the Republicans were hoping for. Read the full report on Reuters.


Arab News reports on Poland missile blast: World steps back from brink of war escalation

According to the Arab News report, world leaders have stepped back from the brink of a potentially devastating escalation in the Ukraine war, after the overnight crisis which was sparked by an apparent attack on the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) member Poland. When the blast struck it killed two people in the village of Przewodow near the Polish border with Ukraine. The report added that the NATO doctrine holds that an attack on one of its members is an attack on all. Read the full report on Arab News.


Live Law: SC stays HC observation that people who feed street dogs must adopt them


Supreme Court (SC) has ordered that no forced steps shall be taken in pursuance of the order of the Bombay High Court (HC) Nagpur Bench, which prohibits the public feeding of street dogs, reports Live Law. The court has also stayed the HCs observation that the person who feeds street dogs must adopt them. The bench comprising Justice Sanjiv Khanna and JK Maheshwari passed the interim order while considering a special leave petition filed by a group of dog lovers against the HCs orders. Read the full report on Live Law.