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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 Koreas fire missiles at each other, Paytm losing foreign investments dropping the shares, to Denmark’s center-left bloc topping the elections.


Reuters: North fires 17 missiles; one lands off South Korean coast for the first time

Reuters reports that North Korea fired at least 17 missiles into the sea, out of which one landed less than 60 Kilometres (KMs) off South Korea’s coast. This prompted South Korea to issue rare air warnings and launch its own missiles in response. The report says that this was for the first time that a ballistic missile had landed near South’s waters and most missiles fired by the North in a single day. Read the full report on Reuters.


Economic Times talks about Paytm losing foreign shares in less than a year


A year ago, Paytm had 127 foreign portfolio investors (FPI) owning 6.71 crore shares of the company which represented about 10.37 percent of the shareholders, reports Economic Times. In September, the shareholding patterns showed that the FPIs have sold about 44 percent of their holding and left the company with only about 3.47 percent crore shares. The report also added that along with this the retail investors have doubled down their bets. Read the full report on ET.  


CNN Live updates on Russia-Ukraine war as battle in Kherson flares

According to CNN's live blog on the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, the battle for the southern regions of Kherson is intensifying as the Ukrainian forces press forward. Meanwhile, Russia has increased pressure on the residents to leave their homes. The report also adds that the Ukrainian Air Force has said that it has no effective defence against the types of ballistic missiles, that according to the West, Iran is preparing to ship to Russia. Read the full report on CNN.


The Wire reports that ED summoned Jharkhand CM over illegal mining case

The Wire reports that the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren for questioning over a money laundering case that is linked to alleged illegal mining in the state. According to the report, Soren has been asked to appear before the federal probe agency at its regional office in Ranchi. In addition to this, ED also arrested CM's political aide Pankaj Mishra and two others in the same case. Read the full report on The Wire.


Centre-left bloc comes out on top in Denmark elections, reports BBC


Denmark’s centre-left has secured the most votes in a general election, reports BBC. The election results are widely seen as a confidence vote for the country’s leader, says the report. Additionally, the report also shares an insight into the vote count with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen’s “red bloc” of parties securing the required 90 seats to form a government. Her Social Democrats party unexpectedly gained two seats and secured its best results in two decades, says the report. Read the full report on BBC.