News Dabba for 4 April 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 India rejecting China's renaming of places in Arunachal Pradesh, New York City bracing for Trump court appearance, to the withdrawal of Rajasthan private doctors' strike.
Al Jazeera on New York City bracing for historic Trump court appearance
Al Jazeera reports that police and protesters prepared for the historic arraignment of former US President Donald Trump around a lower Manhattan court on Monday. Onlookers have started to gather around the Manhattan Criminal Court. The report adds Trump’s arraignment on Tuesday is expected to be a carefully choreographed spectacle. He is expected to face criminal charges related to a hush-money payment he allegedly made to the adult film actress Stormy Daniels, just before the 2016 presidential election. Read the full report here.
India rejects China's renaming of places in Arunachal Pradesh, The Hindu
India on Tuesday outrightly rejected China's renaming of certain places in Arunachal Pradesh. The Hindu reports that India asserted that the State is an integral and inalienable part of the country. External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said attempts to assign "invented names" will not alter this reality. His comments came in response to media queries regarding the renaming of certain places in Arunachal Pradesh by China. As per the report, China's Ministry of Civil Affairs on April 2 released standardised names of 11 places for Arunachal Pradesh, which it calls "Zangnan, the southern part of Tibet". Read the full report here.
Delhi woman suffers miscarriage after neighbour opens fire at her, India Today reports
India Today reports that a 30-year-old woman suffered a miscarriage after being shot by her neighbour in northwest Delhi’s Siraspur on Monday. She had protested against the loud music being played by a DJ during a party at the neighbour's house, police said. As per the report, Harish, who shot at the pregnant woman, and his friend Amit, whose gun was used in the commission of the crime, have been arrested. The condition of the woman is stated to be critical. Read the full report here.
NDTV reports Rajasthan private doctors call off strike
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot today said that they have reached a consensus with the protesting doctors over the Right to Health bill. NDTV reports that Gehlot announced on Twitter that Rajasthan will now become the first state to implement the right to health act. Private doctors in Rajasthan had been demanding the withdrawal of the Bill passed in the state assembly on March 28. The report says that according to the bill, every resident of the state will have the right to emergency treatment and care "without prepayment" in any "public health institution, health care establishment and designated health care centres". Read the full report here.
Firefighters, army battling massive fire in Bangladesh market: The Straits Times
Firefighters and army personnel were working on Tuesday to douse a massive fire that raged through a shopping complex with 3,000 shops in Bangladesh’s capital of Dhaka. There were no casualties reported so far in the fire, which began in the early hours of Tuesday morning, The Straits Times reports. But army personnel had been called in to help after flames spread rapidly in the cramped, crowded area of Bangabazar, home to the country’s famed cloth markets. Fire service official Rashid Khalid said 50 fire units were working to douse the fire. The report says the cause of the fire was not known immediately. Read the full report here.