News Dabba for 27 October 2023: Five stories for a balanced news diet
Here are the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites.
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 US strikes on Syria bases used by Iran-linked groups, the arrest of a Bangladeshi woman in India, to Himachal Pradesh CM hospitalisation.
US strikes Syria bases used by Iran-linked groups, BBC reports
The US has carried out air strikes against two weapons and ammunition storage facilities in eastern Syria used by Iran's Revolutionary Guards. BBC reports that Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin said the strikes were in response to recent attacks on US bases in Iraq and Syria by Iranian-backed militia groups. The US strikes were "separate and distinct from the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas," he said in a statement, as per the report. Iran did not immediately comment. Read the full report here.
Woman from Bangladesh arrested for illegally entering India to marry lover, NDTV
A Bangladeshi woman, who crossed over the international border to marry her lover, was arrested for illegally entering Dharmanagar in the North Tripura district, NDTV reports. Nur Jalal (34), a resident of Phulbari in the Dharmanagar subdivision, a self-styled kabiraj (practising ayurveda), used to frequently visit Maulvi Bazar in Bangladesh. As per the report, during the visits, Nur, a married man, came in touch with the 24-year-old married woman at her native village, police added. The police arrested her on Thursday. She has been sent to judicial custody for 14 days but the man has fled, they said. Read the report here.
Himachal Pradesh CM Sukhu admitted to AIIMS Delhi: The Hindu
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu was admitted to the AIIMS, in New Delhi, on Friday after being flown from a Shimla hospital where he was being treated for a stomach infection. As per a report by the Hindu, based on its sources, it is said that he is suffering from mild to moderate acute pancreatitis, but he is stable. Read the full report here.
India Today: Chandrayaan-3 blasted away 2.06 tonnes of lunar soil as it landed on Moon
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) revealed that lander Vikram displaced approximately 2.06 tonnes of lunar regolith (rocks and soil) as it landed on the surface of the Moon, India Today reported. Chandrayaan-3 made a historic landing on the moon on August 23. As it descended, the Chandrayaan-3 Lander Module generated a spectacular 'ejecta halo' of lunar material. This phenomenon was captured and analyzed by scientists from the National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), a part of ISRO, the report says. Read the full report here.
Reuters on Maine manhunt for Lewiston mass shooter extending to another night
Reuters reports that police in Maine extended their round-the-clock search for suspected Lewiston mass shooter Robert Card into the early hours of Friday morning. The US Army reservist eluded a manhunt following the bar and bowling alley massacres that killed 18 people and wounded 13 more. As officials urged people to stay indoors for their safety, part of the search played out on live television Thursday night, the report says. Law enforcement surrounded his rural home for more than two hours, but apparently, nobody was inside. Read the full report here.