News Dabba for 25 October 2022: Five stories for a balanced news diet
Here are the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites.
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 updates on post-coup Sudan, Cyclone Sitrang hitting Bangladesh, to Russia warning about Ukraine's dirty bombing threat.
Council on Foreign Relations talks about Sudan’s coup, one year later
It’s been a year since the military element of the civilian-military coalition charged with transitioning Sudan from its autocratic past to a more democratic future seizing full control over the country, reports CFR. The officials against the revolutionary transition justified their actions with claims that infighting among civilians risked the stability of the country. As today marks one year, the report adds that the country is more apparent than ever that Sudan’s military leaders have failed the population. It is said that instead of taking accountability for crimes they are protecting themselves and enriching their own narrow faction at the expense of the Sudanese population. Read the full report on CFR.
Mint’s report shares insight into today’s Solar Eclipse
A partial solar eclipse will be visible over several parts of Europe, the Middle East, North-Eastern Africa, Western Asia, the North Atlantic Ocean and the Northern Indian Ocean, reports Mint. It is said that few states of the North-Eastern region and most of India will be able to witness the solar eclipse. The eclipse will last for 1 hour 45 minutes, Mint shared a list of states where the eclipse will be visible for more than an hour including, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Surat and Panaji. According to the report, the eclipse will begin in India before sunset in the afternoon. Read the full report on Mint.
Indian Express shares a live feed on Cyclone Sitrang
As per the report by Indian Express, at least nine people were killed in Bangladesh after cyclone Sitrang slammed into densely populated, low-lying areas of the nation. The deaths reported were from Barguna, Narail, Sirajganj and the island of Bhol. According to the officials, the death toll might go up as more casualties are being reported from other districts. The report also adds that after crossing Bangladesh, the cyclone weakened into a depression on Monday and then into a low-pressure area on Tuesday. Read the full report on IE.
Reuters: Russia brings Ukraine ‘dirty bomb’ warning to UN as it evacuates Kherson
Russia doubled its warning that Kyiv is preparing to use a dirty bomb in Ukraine, reports Reuters. It is also said that it would bring this issue to the United Nations Security Council (UNSC). According to the report, Russia sent a letter on its assertation about Kyiv to the UN, stating that diplomats have said that Moscow planned to raise the issue with the UNSC at a closed meeting. Read the full report on Reuters.
Protesters arrested for tossing mashed potatoes on a $110 Million Monet painting, Wall Street Journal
Two climate protectors splattered mashed potatoes on a famous Claude Monet painting in Germany that is estimated to cost about $110 Million, reports Wall Street Journal. The protestors had set off the alarms to distract the staff at the Museum Barberini in Potsdam. The protestors shouted that, “We are in a climate catastrophe”, “Does it take mashed potatoes on a painting to make you listen?”. Read the full report on WSJ.