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Here are the daily updates that the internet is talking about through various news websites.

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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 UP Gangster Anil Dujana killed in an encounter, China urging ‘high vigilance’ over Nato expansion in Asia, to Go First cancelling all flights till May 9.


China urges ‘high vigilance’ over Nato expansion in Asia, The Straits Times reports

China said on Thursday “high vigilance” is needed in the face of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation’s (Nato) “eastward expansion”, The Straits Times reports. This comes following a media report the alliance is planning to set up an office in Japan to facilitate consultations with allies in the region. Nato is planning to open its first liaison office in Asia, in Japan, to facilitate talks with security partners such as South Korea, Australia and New Zealand, with geopolitical challenges from China and Russia in mind, the Nikkei Asia reported on Wednesday. The Nikkei Asia said the proposed office was due to open in 2024 in Tokyo. Read the full report here.


UP Gangster Anil Dujana killed in encounter, NDTV reports


The Uttar Pradesh police's special task force has shot dead another gangster in an encounter. NDTV reported that Anil Dujana, who was known to terrorise people in Noida, Ghaziabad and other areas in Delhi-National Capital Region, was killed in the encounter with the UP Police's special task force (STF) in Meerut. He faced over 60 criminal cases. The report adds he was released from jail just a week ago after getting bail in a murder case. It is said that Durjana was planning to kill a witness. Read the full report here.


The Hindu on Go First cancelling all flights till May 9

The Hindu reported that Go First announced on Thursday that it has cancelled flights until May 9 due to operational reasons. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said the airline has suspended the sale of tickets till May 15 and is working to refund or reschedule existing bookings for future dates. The DGCA had issued a show cause notice to the airline after it suddenly decided to cancel flights for three days starting May 3. The report adds the airline has sought various interim directions from the National Company Law Tribunal. Read the full report here.


BBC: Israel says it killed Palestinian gunmen who shot dead British-Israelis

BBC reports that Israeli security forces say they have killed two Palestinian militants accused of shooting dead a British-Israeli woman and her two daughters in the occupied West Bank last month. A third militant who allegedly aided the pair was also killed during the raid in the city of Nablus. The report adds that Palestinian officials confirmed the deaths of three men. Lucy Dee, 48, and her daughters Rina, 15, and Maia, 20, were killed in an attack in the Jordan Valley. In Thursday's raid in Nablus, security forces targeted an apartment in the old city where the murderers were reportedly hiding. Read the full report here.


Wrestlers announce protests at Jantar Mantar will continue even after SC order, Indian Express


The Supreme Court on Thursday brought a close to proceedings on a plea filed by women wrestlers against Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh. Indian Express repoted that the SC  also asked the protestors to approach a lower court. A bench headed by the Chief Justice of India, DY Chandrachud, said that the petition was filed seeking an FIR and granted liberty to the petitioners to approach the jurisdictional magistrate or the Delhi High Court for any further grievances. "We respect Supreme Court order, protest will continue," Indian Express quoted protesting wrestlers as saying. Read the full report here.